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1) Relegate (noun) – निर्वासित
Meaning: To exile, banish, remove, or send away; To assign an inferior rank or position
to; To direct the attention of someone to; To allow others the use of one’s possessions
Synonyms: refer, direct, delegate, share, lend, trust, downgrade, lower, exile, banish
Antonyms: promote, upgrade, allow, permit, dissuade, end
Usage: the Chinese aggression now, has forced the BJPto abandon any plans it may
have had to relegate Mr.Kumar to a subsidiary role in the State.
2) Clinging (verb) – चिपटना
Meaning: Sticking together; Having or showing a strong wish to protect someone or
something; to attach, or be attached, to a wall; to maintain one’s beliefs or opinions
Synonyms: retaining, conserving, sticking, adhering, protective, caring, adherent,
Antonyms: slack, billowing, detaching, discontinuing
Usage: With the BJP and the JD(U) clinging to each other, the social combination
3) Whammy (verb) – एक बाधा, देरी, या नुकसान
Meaning: A mystical term or phrase believed to have magical powers; An obstacle,
delay, or disadvantage
Synonyms; setback, reverse, knock, catastrophe, disaster, shock, blow, distress
Antonyms– achievement, advance, blessing, benediction
Usage: a double whammy of lost employment and unresolved environmental damage.
4) Hegemony (noun)- नेतृत्व
Meaning: Domination, influence, or authority over another, especially by one political
group over a society.
Synonyms: dominion, stewardship, sway, sovereignty, ascendance
Antonyms: servility, subjection, subservience, yielding, surrender, impotence
Usage: The Indo-Pacific has prospered under American hegemony for the previous
5) Manoeuvres (Noun) – रिक्तिपूर्व
Meaning: a movement or series of moves requiring skill and care.
Synonyms: operation, exercise, movement
Antonyms: neglect, surrender, mismanagae
Usage: India must prepare for a long-drawn stand-off, and manoeuvres aimed at
ensuring China’s pull back.
6) preemptive (verb) – रिक्तिपूर्व
Meaning: taken as a measure against something possible,
Synonyms: deterrent, protective, precautionary.
Antonyms: permissive, vulnerable, impuissant
Usage: After the LG’s intervention, the Chief Minister and his deputy, Manish Sisodia,
reiterated (say something again) the argument and preemptively sought to wash their
hands of the worsening situation.
7) anoint (verb) – अभिषेक करना
Meaning: smear or rub with oil, typically as part of a religious ceremony.
Synonyms: consecrate, sanctify, bless, ordain.
Antonyms: condemn, degrade, disrespect.
Usage: He was anointed the Chief minister.
8) Hounded (verb) – विवश, दबाया हुआ
Meaning: To have caused someone to do something, usually against their inclinations
Synonyms: daunted, coerced, compelled, required, induced, obliged, pressed
Antonyms: relaxed, calm, untroubled, happy, collected
Usage: Both are on display in the way in which anti-CAA protestors are being
9) Hackneyed (noun) – टकसाली
Meaning: (of a phrase or idea) having been overused; unoriginal and trite
Synonyms: stereotyped, tired, banal
Antonyms: fresh, different, original
Usage: His boss can take even a hackneyed phrase and let it dangle suggestively in
the air until a dozen Meanings reveal themselves.
10) fraught (VERB) – चिंतित, उत्तेजित
Meaning: of a situation or course of action) filled with or likely to result in (something
Synonyms: anxious, agitated, distracted, excited, stressed, agitated, tense, anxious,
Antonyms: empty, free, lacking, calming, comfortable, easy
Usage; The scientific process behind the health claims was fraught with ethical
dilemmas, too, in that it came from University of Wisconsin researchers who owned the
patent on producing the compound that had recently been named “vitamin D.”