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1. Revolt – विद्रोह
Meaning – take violent action against an established government or ruler; rebel.
Synonyms – rebel, rise up, rise, take to the streets, take up arms, riot, mutiny, take part in an uprising, show resistance; resist/oppose authority, disobey/defy authority.
Usage – the Iceni revolted and had to be suppressed.
2. Stride – छलाँग
Meaning – walk with long, decisive steps in a specified direction.
Synonyms – march, stalk, pace, tread, step, walk.
Usage – he strode across the road.
3. Resentment – नाराज़गी
Meaning – bitter indignation at having been treated unfairly.
Synonyms – bitterness, indignation, irritation, pique, displeasure, dissatisfaction, disgruntlement, discontentment, discontent, resentfulness, bad feelings, hard feelings, ill feelings, acrimony, rancour, animosity, hostility, jaundice, antipathy, antagonism, enmity, hatred, hate; envy.
Usage – his resentment at being demoted.
4. Backlash – प्रतिक्रिया
Meaning – a strong negative reaction by a large number of people, especially to a social or political development.
Synonyms – adverse reaction/response, counteraction, counterblast, comeback, recoil; retaliation, reprisal; repercussions, reverberations, fallout, backwash.
Usage – the move provoked a furious backlash from union leaders.
5. Plummet – सीसे का भार
Meaning – fall or drop straight down at high speed.
Synonyms – a climber was killed when he plummeted 300 feet down an icy gully.
Usage – plunge, fall headlong, hurtle, nosedive, dive, drop, crash, descend rapidly.
6. Crumble – टुकड़े टुकड़े करना
Meaning – break or fall apart into small fragments, especially as part of a process of deterioration.
Synonyms – disintegrate, fall down, fall to pieces, fall apart, collapse, break down/up, tumble down, fragment; decay, fall into decay, deteriorate, degenerate, go to rack and ruin, decompose, rot, rot away, come apart at the seams, moulder, perish.
Usage – the building is crumbling away.
7. Scramble – संघर्ष
Meaning – make one’s way quickly or awkwardly up a steep gradient or over rough ground by using one’s hands as well as one’s feet.
Synonyms – clamber, climb, crawl, claw one’s way, scrabble, grope one’s way; shinny.
Usage – we scrambled over the damp boulders.
8. Profligate – अपव्ययी
Meaning – recklessly extravagant or wasteful in the use of resources.
Synonyms – wasteful, extravagant, spendthrift, improvident, prodigal, immoderate, excessive, thriftless, imprudent, reckless, irresponsible.
Usage – profligate consumers of energy.
9. Privilege – विशेषाधिकार
Meaning – a special right, advantage, or immunity granted or available only to a particular person or group.
Synonyms – education is a right, not a privilege.
Usage – advantage, right, benefit, prerogative, entitlement, birthright, due; concession, freedom, liberty.
10. Outpace – आगे बढ़ना
Meaning – go, rise, or improve faster than.
Usage – he outpaced all six defenders.