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1). Toddler (Noun) — बच्चा
Definition: a young child who is just beginning to walk.
Usage: Are these toys suitable for toddlers?
2). Exodus (Noun) — द्रव्यमान प्रस्थान
Definition: a mass departure of people.
Synonyms: mass departure, withdrawal, evacuation, leaving
Antonyms: coming, advent, appearance, entrance, entry, materialization, approach
Usage: the annual exodus of sun-seeking Canadians to Florida
3). Disquiet (Verb) — चिंतित या असहज बनाना
Definition: make (someone) worried or uneasy.
Synonyms: perturb, agitate, upset, disturb, unnerve, unsettle, discompose, disconcert, ruffle, startle
Antonyms: calm, happiness.
Usage: she felt disquieted at the lack of interest the girl had shown
4). Resentment (Noun) — कड़वाहट, क्रोध
Definition: bitter indignation at having been treated unfairly.
Synonyms: bitterness, indignation, irritation, pique, displeasure, dissatisfaction, disgruntlement, discontentment
Antonyms: contentment, happiness
Usage: his resentment at being demoted
5). Domiciles (Noun) — अधिवासियों
Definition: treat a specified country as a permanent home.
Usage: the tenant is domiciled in the United Kingdom
6). Prognosis (Noun) — प्राग्ज्ञान
Definition: a forecast of the likely outcome of a situation.
Synonyms: forecast, prediction, projection, prognostication, prophecy
Antonyms: calculation, measurement.
Usage: gloomy prognoses about overpopulation
7). Severity (Noun) — तीव्रता, गंभीरता
Definition: the fact or condition of being severe.
Synonyms: acuteness, seriousness, gravity, graveness, severeness, grievousness
Antonyms: mildness, leniency, geniality, elaboration
Usage: sentences should reflect the severity of the crime
8). Incentives (Noun) — प्रोत्साहन
Definition: a thing that motivates or encourages someone to do something.
Synonyms: inducement, motivation, motive, reason, stimulus, stimulant, spur,
Antonyms: discourage, prevention, block.
Usage: give farmers an incentive to improve their land
9). Consensus (Noun) — आम सहमति
Definition: a general agreement.
Synonyms: agreement, harmony, concord, like-mindedness, concurrence, consent, common consent
Antonyms: disagreement, minority view
Usage: there is a growing consensus that the current regime has failed
10). Paucity (Noun) — अपर्याप्त, कमी
Definition: the presence of something in only small or insufficient quantities or amounts.
Synonyms: insufficient, deficiency, absence, dearth
Antonyms: sufficient, abundance, enough.
Usage: a paucity of information