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1. Nugatory – हेच
Meaning – of no value or importance.
Usage – The security alarm was nugatory after the burglar cut the wires.
Synonyms – worthless, of no value, of no importance, unimportant, inconsequential, of no consequence, valueless, trifling, trivial, insignificant, meaningless
2. Savvy – सामान्य बुद्धि
Meaning – shrewdness and practical knowledge; the ability to make good judgements.
Usage – He is known for his political savvy and strong management skills.
Synonyms – shrewdness, astuteness, sharp-wittedness, sharpness, acuteness, acumen, acuity, intelligence, wit, canniness, common sense, discernment, insight, understanding, penetration, perception
3. Vivacious – गरमागरम
Meaning – attractively lively and animated.
Usage – He had three pretty, vivacious daughters.
Synonyms – lively, animated, full of life, spirited, high-spirited, effervescent, bubbling, bubbly, ebullient, buoyant, sparkling, scintillating, light-hearted, carefree, happy-go-lucky, jaunty, merry, happy, jolly
4. Sardonic – तिरस्कारपूर्ण
Meaning – grimly mocking or cynical.
Usage – He was full of sardonic humour
Synonyms – sarcastic, cynical, derisive, mocking, jeering, caustic, disdainful, contemptuous, scornful, taunting
5. Cantankerous – झगड़ालू
Meaning – bad-tempered, argumentative, and uncooperative.
Usage – You grow old if you are irritable, crotchety, petulant, and cantankerous.
Synonyms – irascible, irritable, grumpy, grouchy, crotchety, tetchy, testy, crusty, curmudgeonly, ill-tempered, ill-natured, ill-humoured, peevish
6. Charlatan – मायावी
Meaning – a person falsely claiming to have a special knowledge or skill.
Usage – The charlatan boasted that he could charm off any disease.
Synonyms – quack, mountebank, sham, fraud, fake, humbug, impostor, pretender, masquerader, hoodwinker, hoaxer, cheat, deceiver
7. Diabolic – पैशाचिक
Meaning – characteristic of the Devil, or so evil as to be suggestive of the Devil.
Usage – What kind of diabolical mind would devise such a diabolic scheme?
Synonyms – devilish,evil,wicked
8. Bawdy – गंदा
Meaning – dealing with sexual matters in a comical way; humorously indecent.
Usage – After a few drinks, they were all singing bawdy songs at the top of their voices.
Synonyms – ribald, indecent, risqué, racy, rude, spicy, suggestive, titillating, naughty, improper
9. Chicanery – झूठा इलज़ाम
Meaning – the use of deception or subterfuge to achieve one’s purpose.
Usage – The investigation revealed political chicanery and corruption at the highest levels.
Synonyms – trickery, deception, deceit, deceitfulness, duplicity, dishonesty, unscrupulousness, underhandedness, subterfuge, fraud
10. Nonchalant – बेपरवाह
Meaning – (of a person or manner) feeling or appearing casually calm and relaxed; not displaying anxiety, interest, or enthusiasm.
Usage – She defeated all her rivals for the job with nonchalant ease.
Synonyms – calm, cool, unconcerned, collected, cool, calm, and collected, cool as a cucumber, composed, airy