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1). Accrued (Verb) – उपार्जित होना
Definition: (of a benefit or sum of money) be received by someone in regular or increasing amounts over time.
Synonyms: result, arise, follow, ensue, emanate, stem, spring, flow.
Antonyms: decrease, divide, spend, diminish.
Usage: financial benefits will accrue from restructuring
2). Influx (Noun) – प्रवेश
Definition: an arrival or entry of large numbers of people or things.
Synonyms: inundation, inrush, rush, stream, flood, incursion, ingress
Antonyms: departure, release, retract, detached
Usage: a massive influx of tourists
3). Tumult (Noun) – कोलाहल
Definition: a loud, confused noise, especially one caused by a large mass of people.
Synonyms: din, loud noise, racket, uproar, commotion, ruckus, rumpus, hubbub
Antonyms: peace, tranquillity, silence.
Usage: a tumult of shouting and screaming broke out
4). Reckoning (Verb) – हिसाब-किताब करना
Definition: the action or process of calculating or estimating something.
Synonyms: calculation, estimation, computation, working out, summation, counting
Antonyms: leave, reject, forget, ignore.
Usage: the sixth, or by another reckoning eleventh, Earl of Mar
5). Tumbled (Verb) – गिरना
Definition: fall suddenly, clumsily, or headlong.
Synonyms: fall (over), fall down, topple over, lose one’s footing, lose one’s balance, keel over, pitch over, take a spill, collapse, fall headlong
Antonyms: rise, soar
Usage: she pitched forward, tumbling down the remaining stairs
6). Mitigation (Noun) – शमन
Definition: the action of reducing the severity, seriousness, or painfulness of something.
Synonyms: alleviation, reduction, diminution, lessening, easing, weakening,
Antonyms: escalation, stepping up, boosting, increase, pickup, build-up, sharpening, strengthening
Usage: the identification and mitigation of pollution
7). Attributable (Adjective) — कारण
Definition: regarded as being caused by.
Synonyms: mature, owed, unsettled.
Antonyms: young, paid, resolved.
Usage: 43 percent of all deaths in Ireland were attributable to cardiovascular disease
8). Succumbed (Verb) – हार मानना
Definition: fail to resist pressure, temptation, or some other negative force.
Synonyms: yield, give in, give way, submit, surrender, capitulate, cave in
Antonyms: resist, conquer, withstand.
Usage: we cannot merely give up and succumb to despair
9). Swift (Adjective) – शीघ्र
Definition: happening quickly or promptly.
Synonyms: prompt, rapid, sudden, immediate, instant, instantaneous
Antonyms: unhurried, slow, leisurely
Usage: a remarkably swift recovery
10). Heartening (Verb) – प्रशंसा करना
Definition: make more cheerful or confident.
Synonyms: cheer up, cheer, raise someone’s spirits, encourage, comfort, reassure, console
Antonyms: Sad, worry, dishearten, doubtful.
Usage: she was heartened to observe that the effect was faintly comic