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1) Disgruntle (verb) – असंतुष्ट करना
Meaning: To cause to feel discontented or disgruntled
Synonyms: estrange, alienate, discontent, displease
Antonyms: encourage, compose, flatter
Usage: There aren’t any foreign language soundtracks available on the disc, which
could disgruntle some.
2) Machiavellian (noun) – षड्यंत्रकारी
Meaning: Attempting to achieve one’s goals by unscrupulous scheming; someone who
secretly makes plans to do something illegal or harmful.
Synonyms: perfidious, conniving, cutthroat, devious, plotter, conspirator
Antonyms: virtuous, conscientious, honourable, good, respectable
Usage: Reuther’s political success cannot be read solely in terms
of Machiavellian politics.
3) Rumbling (verb) – गड़गड़ाहट
Meaning: A loud, deep resounding noise; Warning sign
Synonyms; grumble, roar, rumble, reverberation, resonance
Antonyms– peace, calm
Usage: He leaned out over the small rail and was about to embrace the blackness when
a truck came rumbling along the road.
4) Wield (verb) – फिराना
Meaning: To have in one’s possession, command or control ;
Synonyms: have, hold, maintain, command
Antonyms: ensconce, cease, conceal, fail, idle
Usage: At one point the nurse left the room, leaving the dentist to rather
unskillfully wield both drill and suction device.
Evan was beginning to learn how to wield a short sword and boasted about his strength
5) carrot (noun) – चारा, रिश्वत
Meaning: The act of inveigling, or the state of being inveigled ; The underlying
intentions or motives of a particular person or group
Synonyms: bait, bribe, impetus, intent, intention
Antonyms: determent, deterrent, discouragement, penalty, punishment, consideration
Usage: However Bruce needs no carrot greater than the one provided by Father Time.
6) unwieldy (noun) – बोझल
Meaning: A hefty amount or abundant; Causing trouble, difficulties, or discomfort;
Incapable of, or indisposed to, quick and effective action
Synonyms: cumbersome, awkward, bothersome, inconvenient
Antonyms: handy, manageable, dainty, agile
Usage: She’d make a dint in this unwieldy task by visiting schools to make contact
with kids before they start dropping out.
7) Repugnant (noun) – घृणास्पद
Meaning: Offensive or disgusting ; Denotes a strong aversion or opposition to
Synonyms: abhorrent, loathsome, nauseating, despicable, grisly, gruesome
Antonyms: humble, unobtrusive, nonprovocative, innoxious
Usage: Although Joan does things that some might consider repugnant, Linney
fashions her alter-ego into a sympathetic human being..
8) Rekindled (Adj) – पुनर्जीवित
Meaning: for to provoke or bring about ;
Synonyms: revived, revivified, reanimated
Usage: As Zerin rekindled the fire, the sun came up, covering the cold earth with its
9) Feudal (noun) – सामंती
Meaning: Of, or relating to feudalism
Synonyms: old-fashioned, outdated
Antonyms: stylish, contemporary, trendy, up-to-date
Usage: Both In a feudal system there is always another member of the clan to step
forward to assume the leadership.
10) Succour (Adj) – परेशानी में सहायता
Meaning: Give assistance or aid to; Feel or express sympathy
Synonyms: relieve, alleviate, aid, help, assist
Antonyms: agitation, annoyance, antagonism, hindrance, obstruction
Usage: It is true that all NGOs, except those exclusively concerned with succour and
relief, are about change.
Conditions deteriorated and the milch cow of the state could no longer succour the