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1). Undisputed (Adjective) — साफ़-जाहिर
Definition: not disputed or called in question; accepted.
Synonyms: undoubted, uncontested, unchallenged, unquestioned, not in question, unquestionable, indubitable,
Antonyms: disputed, doubtful
Usage: the undisputed heavyweight champion of the world
2). Expelled (Verb) – निष्कासित करना
Definition: force (someone) to leave a place.
Synonyms: banish, exile, deport, evict, expatriate, dismiss, displace
Antonyms: admit, welcome
Usage: eight diplomats were expelled from Norway for espionage
3). Proffered (verb) – प्रस्ताव देना
Definition: hold out or put forward (something) to someone for acceptance.
Synonyms: offer, tender, present, extend, give, submit, volunteer, suggest, propose
Antonyms: refuse, withdraw
Usage: she proffered a glass of wine
4). Allegiance (Noun) — निष्ठा
Definition: loyalty or commitment to a superior or to a group or cause.
Synonyms: loyalty, faithfulness, fidelity, obedience, fealty, adherence, homage, devotion
Antonyms: disloyalty, treachery
Usage: those wishing to receive citizenship must swear allegiance to the republic
5). Dissidents (Noun) – असंतुष्ट
Definition: a person who opposes official policy, especially that of an authoritarian state.
Synonyms: dissenter, objector, protester, disputant
Usage: a dissident who had been jailed by a military regime
6). Tripartite (Adjective) — त्रिपक्षीय
Definition: consisting of three parts.
Usage: a tripartite classification
7). Retaliatory (Adjective) — प्रतिशोध का
Definition: (of an action) characterized by a desire for revenge.
Synonyms: disciplinary, retaliatory, penal
Antonyms: beneficial, rewarding.
Usage: fears of a retaliatory attack by the victim’s friends
8). Forefront (Noun) — सबसे आगे
Definition: the leading or most important position or place.
Synonyms: vanguard, van, spearhead, head, lead, fore, front, front line, cutting edge, foreground, foremost/leading position, position of prominence
Antonyms: rear, background
Usage: the issue has moved to the forefront of the political agenda
9). Depriving (Verb) — वंचित करना
Definition: prevent (a person or place) from having or using something.
Synonyms: dispossess, strip, divest, relieve, bereave
Antonyms: present, cover, appropriate.
Usage: the city was deprived of its water supplies
10). Churn (Verb) — मथना
Definition: (with reference to liquid) move or cause to move about vigorously.
Synonyms: be turbulent, heave, boil, swirl, toss, seethe, foam, froth
Antonyms: freeze, slow, patient.
Usage: the seas churned