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1) Trivial (adjective) – तुच्छ
Meaning: of little value or importance.Synonyms : unimportant, insignificant, inconsequential, minor
Antonyms: big, consequential, eventful, important, major, material.
Usage: “huge fines were imposed for trivial offences”
2) Exigencies (Noun) – मजबूरियों
Meaning: an urgent need or demand.
Synonyms: need, demand, requirement, want.
Antonyms: ease, Easiness, ordinariness.
Usage: “women worked long hours when the exigencies of the family economy demanded it”.
3) strident (Adjective) – तेज़
Meaning: (of a sound) loud and harsh; grating.
Synonyms : harsh, raucous, rough, grating, rasping, jarring, loud.
Antonyms: soft, dulcet.
Usage : “his voice had become increasingly strident”.
4) engulfed (Verb) – घिरा हुआ
Meaning: (of a natural force) sweep over (something) so as to surround or cover it completely.
synonyms: inundate, flood, deluge, immerse, swamp
Antonyms: deluge, drown, flood, gulf, inundate, overflow.
Usage: “the cafe was engulfed in flames”
5) panders (Verb) – बढ़ावा देना
Meaning : gratify or indulge (an immoral or distasteful desire or taste or a person with such a desire or taste).
Synonyms : indulge, gratify, satisfy, cater to, give in to
Antonyms : anger, annoy, disappoint, disturb
Usage : “newspapers are pandering to people’s baser instincts”
6) wobbly (Adjective) – दिखता जारी
Meaning: tending to move unsteadily from side to side.
Synonyms:unsteady, unstable, shaky, rocky, rickety
Antonyms: balanced,Certain, confident
Usage: “the car had a wobbly wheel”
7) acrimony (Noun) – रूखापन
Meaning: bitterness or ill feeling.
synonyms: bitterness, rancour, resentment, ill feeling, ill will, bad blood.
Antonyms: good will,Love, benevolence
Usage: “the AGM dissolved into acrimony”.
8) abide (Verb)- रहना
Meaning: accept or act in accordance with (a rule, decision, or recommendation).
Synonyms: comply with, obey, observe, follow, keep to.
Antonyms: flout, reject.
Usage: “I said I would abide by their decision”
9) federalism (noun)- संघवाद
Meaning: the federal principle or system of government.
Synonyms: unionism, unitarianism, republicanism
Antonyms : antifederalism
Usage: “idealists who were committed to European federalism”
10) inherent (Adjective) – निहित
Meaning : existing in something as a permanent, essential, or characteristic attribute.
Synonyms: intrinsic, innate, immanent, built-in, inborn, ingrained
Antonyms: adventitious, extraneous, extrinsic
Usage: “any form of mountaineering has its inherent dangers”