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1) Demonstrate (Verb) — व्यावहारिक प्रदर्शनी और स्पष्टीकरण करना
Definition: give a practical exhibition and explanation of (how a machine, skill, or craft works or is performed).
Synonyms: Reveal, Bespeak, Indicate, Signify
Usage: Computerized design methods will be demonstrated
2) Alienate (Verb) — पराया करना
Definition: Make (someone) feel isolated or estranged.
Synonyms: Estrange, Turn away
Usage: An urban environment which would alienate its inhabitants
3) Determine (Verb) — निर्धारण
Definition: To give an opinion about (something at issue or in dispute)
Synonyms: Adjudge, Adjudicate, Arbitrate,
Antonyms: Equivocate, Hedge, Pussyfoot, Skirt
Usage: A three-member panel will determine the case
4) Defer (Verb) — आस्थगित करना
Definition: Put off (an action or event) to a later time; postpone.
Synonyms: Postpone, Put off, Adjourn
Antonyms: Stand up to, Disobey
Usage: They deferred the decision until February
5) Impend (Verb) — समीप आ जाना
Definition: Be about to happen.
Synonyms: Imminent, At hand, close, Close at hand
Antonyms: Abate, Decline
Usage: For confirmed pessimists some disaster always seems to be impending.
6) Suspicion (Noun) – शक या संदेह
Definition: A feeling or thought that something is possible, likely, or true.
Synonyms: Intuition, Feeling, Impression, Inkling
Usage: She had a sneaking suspicion that he was laughing at her
7) Romp (Verb) — कोलाहल करते हुए खेलना
Definition: (especially of a child or animal) play roughly and energetically.
Synonyms: Play, Frolic, Frisk, Gambol
Usage: The noisy pack of children romped around the gardens
8) Intense (Adjective) — गहन
Definition: (of an action) highly concentrated.
Synonyms: Great, Acute, Enormous, Fierce, Severe
Antonyms: Mild, apathetic
Usage: The job demands intense concentration
9) Deceased (Adjective) — मृतक
Definition: recently dead.
Synonyms: Dead, Expired, Departed, Gone
Usage: The judge inferred that the deceased was confused as to the extent of his assets
10) Exert (Verb) – बल लगाना
Definition: Apply or bring to bear (a force, influence, or quality).
Synonyms: Bring to bear, Apply, Bring into play, Exercise, Employ
Usage: The moon exerts a force on the Earth