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1. Prevail – प्रबल
Meaning – prove more powerful or superior.
Synonyms – win, win out, win through, triumph, be victorious, be the victor, gain the victory, carry the day, carry all before one, finish first, come out ahead, come out on top, succeed, prove superior, conquer, overcome, gain/achieve mastery, gain ascendancy; take the crown, gain the palm, rule, reign.
Usage – “it is hard for logic to prevail over emotion”
2. Embolden – प्रोत्साहित करना
Meaning – give (someone) the courage or confidence to do something.
Synonyms – give courage, make brave/braver, encourage, hearten, strengthen, fortify, stiffen the resolve of, lift the morale of; rouse, stir, stimulate, cheer, rally, give confidence, brace; fire, inflame, animate, motivate, invigorate, vitalize; informalbuck up; rareinspirit.
Usage – “emboldened by the claret, he pressed his knee against hers”
3. Obscure – अस्पष्ट
Meaning – not discovered or known about; uncertain.
Synonyms – unclear, uncertain, unknown, in doubt, doubtful, dubious, mysterious, hazy, vague, indeterminate, concealed, hidden.
Usage – “his origins and parentage are obscure”
4. Impinge – टकराना
Meaning –have an effect, especially a negative one.
Synonyms – affect, have an effect on, have a bearing on, touch, influence, exert influence on etc.
Usage – “several factors impinge on market efficiency”
5. Manoeuvre – कुशलता
Meaning – a movement or series of moves requiring skill and care.
Synonyms – operation, exercise, activity, move, movement, action
Usage – “snowboarders performed daring manoeuvres on precipitous slopes”
6. Elite – अभिजात वर्ग
Meaning – a select group that is superior in terms of ability or qualities to the rest of a group or society.
Synonyms – best, pick, cream, flower, nonpareil, elect; aristocracy, nobility, gentry, upper class, privileged class, first class, establishment; high society, jet set, beautiful people; bhadralok; beau monde, haut monde, crème de la crème, A-list; informalfour hundred.
Usage – “the elite of Britain’s armed forces”
7. Inducement – प्रलोभन
Meaning – a thing that persuades or leads someone to do something.
Synonyms – incentive, attraction, encouragement, temptation, incitement, stimulation, stimulus, bait, lure, pull, draw, spur, goad, impetus, motive, motivation, provocation; bribe, reward; informalcarrot, come-on, sweetener, perk; raredouceur.
Usage – “companies were prepared to build only in return for massive inducements”
8. Raging – प्रकोप
Meaning – showing rage.
Synonyms – angry, furious, enraged, incensed, infuriated, irate, wrathful, seething, fuming, blazing, flaming mad, blazing mad, mad, ranting, raving, beside oneself; informallivid, wild; informalwaxy.
Usage – “a raging bull”.
9. Bemoan – रोना
Meaning – express discontent or sorrow over (something).
Synonyms – lament, bewail, deplore, complain about, express regret about; mourn, grieve over, express sorrow about, sorrow for, sigh over, cry over, weep over, shed tears over, wail over, keen over, beat one’s breast about; archaicplain over.
Usage – “it was no use bemoaning her lot”
10. Collate – मुक़ाबला करना
Meaning – collect and combine (texts, information, or data).
Synonyms – collect, gather, accumulate, assemble; combine, aggregate, put together; arrange, organize, order, put in order, sort, categorize, systematize, structure.
Usage – “all the information obtained is being collated”