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1). Expedite (Verb) — शीघ्रता करना
Definition: make (an action or process) happen sooner or be accomplished more quickly.
Synonyms: speed up, accelerate, hurry, hasten, step up, quicken, precipitate, rush Antonyms: delay, hinder
Usage: he promised to expedite economic reforms
2). Verdict (Noun) — अधिमत
Definition: a decision on an issue of fact in a civil or criminal case or an inquest.
Synonyms: judgement, adjudication, adjudgement, decision, finding, ruling, resolution, pronouncement
Antonyms: accusation, assumption, prediction.
Usage: the jury returned a verdict of not guilty
3). Apprehension (Noun) – डर या चिंता
Definition: anxiety or fear that something bad or unpleasant will happen.
Synonyms: anxiety, angst, alarm, worry, uneasiness, unease, nervousness, misgiving, disquiet, concern
Antonyms: confidence, trust, belive
Usage: he felt sick with apprehension
4). Adduced (Verb) – प्रमाण प्रस्तुत करना
Definition: cite as evidence.
Synonyms: proof, evidence
Usage: a number of factors are adduced to explain the situation
5). Dissenting (Verb) — मतभेद करना
Definition: hold or express opinions that are at variance with those commonly or officially held.
Synonyms: differ, demur, diverge
Antonyms: agree, accept
Usage: two members dissented from the majority
6). Frenzied (Verb) — उत्साहित या अनियंत्रित होना
Definition: wildly excited or uncontrolled.
Synonyms: frantic, wild, frenetic, hectic, fraught, feverish, fevered, mad, crazed, manic, hyperactive, energetic
Antonyms: peace, calm.
Usage: a frenzied attack
7). Fanatical (Adjective) — उत्साही
Definition: filled with excessive and single-minded zeal.
Synonyms: zealous, extremist, extreme, militant, dogmatic, sectarian, bigoted, rabid,
maniacal, radical, diehard, activist
Antonyms: moderate, open-minded
Usage: fanatical revolutionaries
8). Abated (Verb) – कम करना
Definition: (of something unpleasant or severe) become less intense or widespread.
Synonyms: subside, die down/away/out, drop off/away, lessen, ease (off), let up, decrease, diminish, moderate
Antonyms: intensify, increase.
Usage: the storm suddenly abated
9). Bereft (Adjective) – से वंचित
Definition: deprived of or lacking (something).
Synonyms: deprived of, robbed of, stripped of, denuded of
Antonyms: excess, high.
Usage: her room was stark and bereft of colour
10). Blatantly (Adverb) – स्पष्ट रूप से
Definition: in an open and unashamed manner.
Synonyms: flagrant, glaring, obvious, undisguised, unconcealed, overt, open, transparent, patent, evident
Antonyms: inconspicuous, subtle
Usage: yet another space show that blatantly disregarded scientific fact