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1). Indignation (Noun) — आक्रोश
Definition: anger or annoyance provoked by what is perceived as unfair treatment.
Synonyms: resentment, umbrage, affront, disgruntlement, anger, distress,
unhappiness, discontent, dissatisfaction
Usage: the letter filled Lucy with indignation
2). Orchestrated (Verb) — व्यवस्थित करना
Definition: plan or coordinate the elements of (a situation) to produce a desired effect, especially surreptitiously.
Synonyms: organize, arrange, put together, plan, set up, bring about, manage, mobilize, mount, stage
Antonyms: disperse, divide, separate.
Usage: the situation has been orchestrated by a tiny minority
3). Scrutinised (Verb) — संवीक्षण करना
Definition: examine or inspect closely and thoroughly.
Synonyms: examine carefully, inspect, survey, scan, study, look over
Antonyms: glance at
Usage: customers were warned to scrutinize the small print
4). Inexplicably (Adverb) – बेवजह
Definition: in a way that cannot be explained or accounted for.
Synonyms: unaccountable, unexplainable, incomprehensible, unfathomable, impenetrable, insoluble, unsolvable
Usage: many crucial documents had inexplicably disappeared
5). Morphed (Verb) – बदला गया
Definition: undergo or cause to undergo a gradual process of transformation.
Synonyms: alter, modify, transform.
Antonyms: stable, static.
Usage: the cute moppet has morphed into the moody moll of the indie world
6). Harassed (Adjective) — उत्पीड़ित करना
Definition: feeling or looking strained as a result of having too many demands made on one.
Synonyms: stressed, strained, frayed, harried, stressed out, worn out, hard-pressed, careworn, worried
Usage: it is a godsend for harassed parents
7). Sedition (Noun) — विद्रोहात्मक आचरण
Definition: conduct or speech inciting people to rebel against the authority of a state or monarch.
Synonyms: incitement (to riot/rebellion), agitation, rabble-rousing, fomentation (of discontent), troublemaking
Antonyms: clam, peace, submission
Usage: advocating multiparty democracy is considered sedition
8). Incitement (Noun) — भड़काव
Definition: the action of provoking unlawful behaviour or urging someone to behave unlawfully.
Synonyms: egging on, urging, goading, spurring on, motivation, persuasion, inducement
Antonyms: suppression, discouragement
Usage: this amounted to an incitement to commit murder
9). Cognisance (Noun) — संज्ञान
Definition: knowledge or awareness
Synonyms: awareness, notice, knowledge, consciousness, apprehension, perception, realization, recognition, appreciation
Antonyms: disregard, ignorance, indifference.
Usage: the Renaissance cognizance of Greece was limited
10). Stagnant (Adjective) — गतिहीन
Definition: showing no activity; dull and sluggish.
Synonyms: inactive, sluggish, slow, slow – moving, lethargic, static, flat, depressed, quiet, dull, declining
Antonyms: active, vibrant
Usage: a stagnant economy