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1). Legitimate (Adjective) — विधिसम्मत
Definition: conforming to the law or to rules.
Synonyms: legal, lawful, licit, legalized, authorized, permitted, permissible,
allowable, allowed, admissible
Antonyms: illegal, illegitimate
Usage: his claims to legitimate authority
2). Turf (Verb) — बाहर निकाल देना
Definition: force (someone) to leave somewhere.
Synonyms: throw out, remove, eject, expel, turn out, fling out, force out, drive out
Usage: they were turfed off the bus
3). Purview (Noun) — अवधारणा
Definition: range of experience or thought.
Synonyms: concept, attenuation, attitude.
Antonyms: blindness, mistake, stupidity.
Usage: social taboos meant that little information was likely to come within the purview of women generally
4). Synergy (Noun) — तालमेल
Definition: the interaction or cooperation of two or more organizations, substances, or other agents to produce a combined effect greater than the sum of their separate effects.
Synonyms: team work, harmony, union, team effort.
Antonyms: discord, divorce, separation.
Usage: the synergy between artist and record company
5). Dissident (Noun) — मतभेद करनेवाला
Definition: a person who opposes official policy, especially that of an authoritarian state.
Synonyms: dissenter, objector, protester, disputant
Usage: a dissident who had been jailed by a military regime
6). Rogue (Noun) — एक बेईमान या अनुशासित आदमी।
Definition: a dishonest or unprincipled man.
Synonyms: scoundrel, villain, reprobate, rascal, good-for-nothing, wretch
Antonyms: honest, straight.
Usage: you are a rogue and an embezzler
7). Amassed (Verb) – संकलित करना
Definition: gather together or accumulate (a large amount or number of material or things) over a period of time.
Synonyms: gather, collect, assemble
Usage: he amassed a fortune estimated at close to a million pounds
8). Untenable (Adjective) — अस्थिर, असमर्थनीय
Definition: (especially of a position or view) not able to be maintained or defended against attack or objection.
Synonyms: indefensible, undefendable, unarguable, insupportable, refutable,
Antonyms: tenable, defensible
Usage: this argument is clearly untenable
9). Tortured (Verb) — यातनाएं देना
Definition: cause great mental suffering to.
Synonyms: torment, afflict, harrow, plague, distress, agonize, cause agony to, cause suffering to, inflict anguish on
Antonyms: relieve, comfort
Usage: he was tortured by grief
10). Dubious (Adjective) — संदिग्ध
Definition: hesitating or doubting.
Synonyms: doubtful, uncertain, unsure, in doubt, hesitant
Antonyms: certain, definite
Usage: I was rather dubious about the whole idea