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1. Orifice – छिद्र
Meaning – an opening, particularly one in the body such as a nostril or the anus.
Synonyms – opening, hole, aperture, crack, slot, slit, cleft, cranny, chink, gap, space, vent, breach, break, rent, fissure, mouth, crevice, rift, perforation, pore.
2. Genial – उर्वर
Meaning – friendly and cheerful.
Synonyms – friendly, affable, cordial, congenial, amiable, warm, easy-going, approachable, sympathetic, well disposed, good-natured, good-humoured, cheerful, cheery, neighbourly, hospitable, companionable, comradely, bluff, easy to get along with; sociable, convivial, outgoing, extrovert, extroverted, gregarious.
Usage – “our genial host”
3. Petulant – ढीठ
Meaning – (of a person or their manner) childishly sulky or bad-tempered.
Usage – “he was moody and petulant”
4. Propinquity – पड़ोस
Meaning – the state of being close to someone or something; proximity.
Synonyms – proximity, closeness, nearness, adjacency; rarecontiguity, contiguousness, vicinity, vicinage.
Usage – “he kept his distance as though afraid propinquity might lead him into temptation”
5. Rabid – विक्षिप्त
Meaning – having or proceeding from an extreme or fanatical support of or belief in something.
Synonyms – extreme, fanatical, overzealous, over-enthusiastic, extremist, violent, maniacal, wild, passionate, fervent, diehard, uncompromising; intolerant, unreasonable, illiberal, bigoted, prejudiced, biased, partisan, one-sided; informalraving, gung-ho; informalswivel-eyed; literaryperfervid.
Usage – “the show’s small but rabid fan base”
6. Spate – झोंक
Meaning – a large number of similar things coming in quick succession.
Synonyms – series, succession, run, cluster, string, outbreak, rash, epidemic, explosion, plague, wave, flurry, rush, flood, deluge, torrent, outpouring.
Usage – “a spate of attacks on holidaymakers”
7. Strand – किनारा
Meaning – the shore of a sea, lake, or large river.
Synonyms – seashore, shore, beach, sands, foreshore, shoreline; coast, seaside, seaboard, waterfront, front, waterside, water’s edge; technicallittoral; plage.
Usage – “a heron glided to rest on a pebbly strand”
8. Solace – सांत्वन
Meaning – comfort or consolation in a time of great distress or sadness.
Synonyms – comfort, consolation, cheer, support, relief.
Usage – “she sought solace in her religion”
9. Twinge – आवेश
Meaning – a sudden, sharp localized pain.
Synonyms – pain, sharp pain, shooting pain, stab of pain, spasm, ache, throb; cramp, stitch; archaicthroe.
Usage – “he felt a twinge in his knee”
10. Wager – दांव
Meaning – more formal term for bet.
Synonyms – bet, gamble, lay a wager, place/make/lay a bet, lay odds, put money on; stake, pledge, risk, venture, hazard, chance, speculate; informalpunt; informalput one’s shirt on.
Usage – “I’ll wager that there will be no trace of them”