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1). Disruption (Noun) — व्यवधान
Definition: disturbance or problems which interrupt an event, activity, or process.
Synonyms: disturbance, disordering, disarrangement, disarranging, interference, upset, upsetting, unsettling
Antonyms: calm, explain, clear up.
Usage: the scheme was planned to minimize disruption
2). Agitations (Noun) — आंदोलन
Definition: a state of anxiety or nervous excitement.
Synonyms: anxiety, perturbation, disquiet, distress, concern, trouble, alarm, worry, upset
Antonyms: calmness, relaxation
Usage: she was wringing her hands in agitation
3). Spurt (Noun) – उछाल
Definition: a sudden marked burst or increase of activity or speed.
Synonyms: burst of speed, turn of speed, increase of speed, burst of energy, sprint.
Antonyms: slow, peace.
Usage: late in the race he put on a spurt and reached second place
4). Bulwark (Noun) — बांध
Definition: a defensive wall.
Synonyms: wall, rampart, fortification, parapet, stockade, palisade, barricade, embankment, earthwork, breastwork
Usage: the ships met, their crews lining the bulwarks
5).Auction (Noun) – नीलाम
Definition: a public sale in which goods or property are sold to the highest bidder.
Synonyms: sell off, bargain
Antonyms: hold, keep.
Usage: the books are expected to fetch a six-figure sum at tomorrow’s auction
6). Prosthetics (Noun)— एक कृत्रिम विशेषता या लचीली सामग्री का टुकड़ा किसी व्यक्ति के चेहरे या शरीर पर अस्थायी रूप से अपनी उपस्थिति को बदलने के लिए लागू होता है।
Definition: an artificial feature or piece of flexible material applied to a person’s face or body to change their appearance temporarily.
Usage: he plays all the parts, using various wigs and prosthetics
7). Incriminating (Verb) — अभियोग लगाना
Definition: make (someone) appear guilty of a crime or wrongdoing.
Synonyms: implicate, involve
Antonyms: absolve, clear
Usage: he refused to answer questions in order not to incriminate himself
8). Ineptitude (Noun) — अयोग्यता
Definition: lack of skill or ability.
Synonyms: inability, incompetence, clumsiness
Antonyms: skill, genius.
Usage: the officials displayed remarkable ineptitude
9). Intended (Adjective) — आशयित
Definition: planned or meant.
Synonyms: deliberate, intentional, calculated, conscious, done on purpose, planned, considered, studied, knowing
Usage: the intended victim escaped
10). Portraying (Verb) — तादृश चित्रण करना
Definition: describe (someone or something) in a particular way.
Synonyms: represent, depict, characterize, describe, present
Antonyms: confuse, mix up, obscure.
Usage: the book portrayed him as a self-serving careerist