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1). Sepsis (Noun) – संक्रमण
Definition: the presence in tissues of harmful bacteria and their toxins, typically through infection of a wound.
Synonyms: infection, poisoning, toxic.
Usage: Bacteria is a Sepsis microbe
2). Placards (Noun) – घोषणा पत्र,विज्ञापन पत्र
Definition: a printed or handwritten notice or sign for public display, either fixed to a wall or carried during a demonstration.
Synonyms: notice, poster, public notice, sign, bill, sticker, advertisement
Usage: they were placarding the town with posters
3). Fiercely (Adverb) – प्रखरता से
Definition: in a powerful and destructive manner.
Synonyms: angrily, boldly, forcefully.
Antonyms: calmly, gently, kindly.
Usage: the wind was blowing fiercely
4). Bountiful (Adjective) – प्रचुर
Definition: large in quantity; abundant.
Synonyms: abundant, plentiful, ample, bumper, superabundant, inexhaustible,
prolific, profuse, teeming
Antonyms: inadequate, scanty, scant, paltry, limited, restricted, modest, insufficient,
sparse, spare, deficient
Usage: the ocean provided a bountiful supply of fresh food
5). Cusp (Noun) – उभार
Definition: a pointed end where two curves meet, in particular
Synonyms: angle, apex, corner.
Usage: for a node a diminution and for a cusp a diminution 3
6). Predicament (Noun) – विकट परिस्थिति
Definition: a difficult, unpleasant, or embarrassing situation.
Synonyms: difficult situation, awkward situation, mess, difficulty, problematic situation, issue, plight, quandary, trouble, muddle
Antonyms: benefit, advantage, agreement.
Usage: the club’s financial predicament
7). Unfailing (Adjective) – अमोघ
Definition: reliable or constant.
Synonyms: constant, reliable, dependable, steadfast, steady, sure;
Antonyms: ephemeral, unreliable
Usage: his mother had always been an unfailing source of reassurance
8). Apportioned (Verb) – विभाजित करना
Definition: divide up and share out.
Synonyms: share out, divide out, allocate, distribute, allot, assign, dispense
Antonyms: keep, combine, joint.
Usage: voting power will be apportioned according to contribution
9). Fatal (Adjective) – घातक
Definition: leading to failure or disaster.
Synonyms: disastrous, devastating, ruinous, catastrophic, calamitous, cataclysmic, destructive, grievous, dire
Antonyms: harmless, superficial
Usage: there were three fatal flaws in the strategy
10). Prioritise (Verb) – प्राथमिकता देना
Definition: designate or treat (something) as being very or most important.
Synonyms: compute, register, arrange.
Antonyms: cancel, disorder, forget.
Usage: the department has failed to prioritize safety within the oil industry