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1). Celestial (Adjective) — खगोलीय
Definition: belonging or relating to heaven.
Synonyms: heavenly, holy, saintly, divine, godly, godlike, ethereal, paradisical,
Elysian, spiritual, empyrean
Antonyms: terrestrial, earthly
Usage: the celestial city
2). Accreted (Verb) – अभिवृद्धि होना
Definition: form (a composite whole) by gradual accumulation.
Synonyms: rise, increase, build up.
Antonyms: decrease, drop, loss.
Usage: the collection of art he had accreted was to be sold
3). Amalgamated (Verb) – समामेलित होना
Definition: combine or unite to form one organization or structure.
Synonyms: combine, merge, unite, integrate, fuse, blend, mingle, coalesce, consolidate, meld, intermingle
Antonyms: separate, split, divide.
Usage: he amalgamated his company with another
4). Fallout (Noun) — एक स्थिति या कार्रवाई के प्रतिकूल परिणाम
Definition: the adverse results of a situation or action.
Synonyms: risky, differ, quarrel.
Antonyms: agree, concur.
Usage: he’s prepared to take calculated risks regardless of political fallout
5). Prudently (Adverb) — बुद्धिमानी से
Definition: in a way that shows care and thought for the future.
Synonyms: wise, well judged, judicious, sagacious, sage, shrewd, advisable, well advised, politic, sensible
Antonyms: unwise, imprudent, incautious, extravagant
Usage: we must act prudently to safeguard jobs
6). Precarious (Adjective) — अनिश्चित
Definition: dependent on chance; uncertain.
Synonyms: uncertain, insecure, unreliable, unsure, unpredictable, undependable, risky, hazardous, dangerous
Antonyms: safe, secure
Usage: he made a precarious living as a painter
7). Deemed (Verb) – समझा जाना
Definition: regard or consider in a specified way.
Synonyms: regard as, consider, judge, adjudge, hold to be, look on as, view as, see as, take to be, take for
Antonyms: forget, ignore, disregard.
Usage: the event was deemed a great success
8). Synergies (Noun) – सहयोग
Definition: the interaction or cooperation of two or more organizations, substances, or other agents to produce a combined effect greater than the sum of their separate effects.
Usage: the synergy between artist and record company
9). Dealt (Past participle of Deal ) – निपटा
Usage: The more Damian dealt with them, the less he wanted to deal with them again.
10). Exerts (Verb) – परिश्रम करना
Definition: make a physical or mental effort.
Synonyms: make an effort, try hard, strive, endeavour, apply oneself, do one’s best, do all one can
Antonyms: idle, rest, hide.
Usage: he needs to exert himself to try to find an answer