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1). Relying (Verb) – भरोसा करना
Definition: depend on with full trust or confidence.
Synonyms: depend, count, bank, place reliance, bargain, plan, reckon
Antonyms: distrust, independent,
Usage: I know I can rely on your discretion
2). Touted (Verb) – प्रशंसा करना
Definition: attempt to sell (something), typically by a direct or persistent approach.
Synonyms: praise, promote, proclaim
Antonyms: blame, conceal, hide.
Usage: Sanjay was touting his wares
3). Precursor (Noun) — अग्र-दूत
Definition: a person or thing that comes before another of the same kind; a forerunner.
Synonyms: forerunner, predecessor, forefather, father, parent, antecedent, ancestor
Antonyms: juvenile, religious person.
Usage: a three-stringed precursor of the violin
4). Fiddle (Noun) — धोखाधड़ी
Definition: an act of defrauding, cheating, or falsifying.
Synonyms: fraud, swindle, fix, wangle, confidence trick, ruse, wile
Antonyms: work, leavealone
Usage: a major mortgage fiddle
5). Conceivable (Adjective) — बोधगम्य
Definition: capable of being imagined or grasped mentally.
Synonyms: imaginable, possible
Antonyms: inconceivable, impossible.
Usage: a mass uprising was entirely conceivable
6). Rendering (Noun) — प्रतिपादन
Definition: a performance of a piece of music or drama.
Synonyms: give, provide, supply, furnish, make available
Antonyms: hold, conceal, keep.
Usage: a lively rendering of ‘Ilkley Moor
7). Dampens (Verb) — आर्द्र करना
Definition: make less strong or intense.
Synonyms: lessen, decrease, diminish, reduce, lower, moderate, damp, damp down
Antonyms: dry, drench.
Usage: nothing could dampen her enthusiasm
8). Credible (Adjective) — प्रत्ययनीय
Definition: capable of persuading people that something will happen or be successful.
Synonyms: believable, plausible, able to hold water, within the bounds of possibility, reasonable, sound
Antonyms: unbelievable, untrustworthy.
Usage: a credible threat
9). Retaliatory (Adjective) — प्रतिशोध का
Definition: (of an action) characterized by a desire for revenge.
Synonyms: disciplinary, penal, punishing
Antonyms: beneficial, rewarding.
Usage: fears of a retaliatory attack by the victim’s friends
10). Foreseeable (Adjective) – अनुमानित या उम्मीद होना
Definition: able to be foreseen or predicted.
Synonyms: predictable, expected, calculated, estimated.
Antonyms: improbable, unexpected, unpredictable.
Usage: the situation is unlikely to change in the foreseeable future