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1. Delusion – माया
Meaning – an idiosyncratic belief or impression maintained despite being contradicted by reality or rational argument, typically as a symptom of mental disorder.
Synonyms – misapprehension, mistaken impression, false impression, mistaken belief, misconception, misunderstanding, mistake, error, misinterpretation, misconstruction, misbelief; fallacy, illusion, figment of the imagination, fantasy, chimera; fool’s paradise, self-deception.
Usage – the delusion of being watched.
2. Flourish – पनपने
Meaning – (of a living organism) grow or develop in a healthy or vigorous way, especially as the result of a particularly congenial environment.
Synonyms – grow, thrive, prosper, grow/do well, develop, burgeon, increase, multiply, proliferate; spring up, shoot up, bloom, blossom, bear fruit, burst forth, run riot; put on a spurt, boom, mushroom.
Usage – rainforests flourish because of the heat and the rain.
3. Latent – अव्यक्त
Meaning – (of a quality or state) existing but not yet developed or manifest; hidden or concealed.
Synonyms – dormant, quiescent, inactive, untapped, unused; undiscovered, hidden, unrevealed, unexpressed, concealed, unapparent, indiscernible, imperceptible, invisible, inert, covert, unseen, veiled, masked, lurking, undeveloped, unrealized, unfulfilled, potential, not activated.
Usage – they have a huge reserve of latent talent.
4. Fiendish – पैशाचिक
Meaning – extremely cruel or unpleasant.
Synonyms – wicked, cruel, vicious, evil, nefarious, unspeakable; brutal, brutish, savage, barbaric, barbarous, beastly, inhuman, murderous, bloodthirsty, ferocious; ruthless, heartless, pitiless, merciless, black-hearted, unfeeling; malevolent, malicious, villainous, malignant, devilish, diabolical.
Usage – a fiendish torturer.
5. Sublime – उदात्त
Meaning – of very great excellence or beauty.
Synonyms – exalted, elevated, noble, lofty, awe-inspiring, awesome, majestic, magnificent, imposing, glorious, supreme; grand, great, outstanding, excellent, first-rate, first-class, superb, perfect, ideal, wonderful, marvellous, splendid, delightful, blissful, rapturous; informalfantastic, fabulous.
Usage – a sublime vision of human potential.
6. Pacify – शांत करना
Meaning – quell the anger, agitation, or excitement of.
Synonyms – placate, appease, calm, calm down, conciliate, propitiate, assuage, mollify, soothe, tranquillize, content, still, quieten, silence, relax, compose.
Usage – he had to pacify angry spectators.
7. Deviate – हटना
Meaning – depart from an established course.
Synonyms – diverge, digress, drift, stray, slew, veer, swerve, turn away, turn aside, get sidetracked, branch off, differ, vary, change, depart, be different; be at variance with, run counter to, contrast with, contravene, contradict; raredivagate.
Usage – you must not deviate from the agreed route.
8. Comrade – साथी
Meaning – (among men) a colleague or a fellow member of an organization.
Synonyms – companion, friend; colleague, associate, partner, co-worker, fellow worker, workmate; fellow soldier; compatriot, confederate, ally; confrère; informalpal, buddy, crony.
Usage – an old college comrade.
9. Vacate – खाली
Meaning – leave (a place that one previously occupied).
Synonyms – leave, get out of, move out of, evacuate, quit, go away from, depart from, exit from, withdraw from, pull out of; abandon, desert, relinquish.
Usage – rooms must be vacated by noon on the last day of your holiday.
10. Profuse – विपुल
Meaning – (especially of something offered or discharged) very plentiful; abundant.
Synonyms – copious, prolific, abundant, ample, extravagant, lavish, liberal, unstinting, fulsome, effusive, gushing, immoderate, unrestrained, excessive, inordinate; informalover the top, gushy.
Usage – I offered my profuse apologies.