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1. Plebiscite – जनमत-संग्रह
Meaning – the direct vote of all the members of an electorate on an important public question such as a change in the constitution.
Synonyms – vote, referendum, ballot, poll.
Usage – “a plebiscite for the approval of constitutional reforms”
2. Souvenir – स्मृति चिन्ह
Meaning – a thing that is kept as a reminder of a person, place, or event.
Synonyms – memento, keepsake, reminder, remembrance, token, memorial; testimonial, trophy, relic; memorabilia; archaicmemorandum.
Usage – “the recording provides a souvenir of a great production”
3. Regalia – इनाम
Meaning – the emblems or insignia of royalty, especially the crown, sceptre, and other ornaments used at a coronation.
Usage – “the Bishop of Florence in full regalia”
4. Decanter – शीशे की सुराही
Meaning – a stoppered glass container into which wine or spirit is decanted.
5. Quisling – ग़द्दार
Meaning – a traitor who collaborates with an enemy force occupying their country.
Synonyms – collaborator, fraternizer, colluder, sympathizer; traitor, turncoat, betrayer, informer, back-stabber, double-crosser, double-dealer, renegade, defector, deserter, apostate, Judas, snake in the grass, fifth columnist; informaltwo-timer; informaldog.
Usage – “he had the Quisling owner of the factory arrested”
6. Teetotaler – जो नशे में हो
Meaning – a person who never drinks alcohol.
Synonyms – non-drinker, abstainer; informalwowser; rareRechabite, nephalist, pussyfoot, white ribboner
7. Virtuoso – कलाप्रवीण व्यक्ति
Meaning – a person highly skilled in music or another artistic pursuit.
Synonyms – genius, expert, master, master hand, artist, maestro, prodigy, marvel, adept, past master, specialist, skilled person, professional, doyen, authority, veteran; star, champion; wunderkind; informalhotshot, wizard, wiz, whizz, whizz-kid, alpha geek, ninja, buff, pro, ace, something else, something to shout about, something to write home about; informaldab hand; informalmaven, crackerjack.
Usage – “a celebrated clarinet virtuoso”
8. Axiom – स्वयंसिद्ध
Meaning – a statement or proposition which is regarded as being established, accepted, or self-evidently true.
Synonyms – accepted truth, general truth, dictum, truism, principle; proposition, postulate; maxim, saying, adage, aphorism; rareapophthegm, gnome.
Usage – “the axiom that sport builds character”
9. Quip – ताना
Meaning – a witty remark.
Synonyms – joke, witty remark, witticism, jest, pun, sally, pleasantry, epigram, aphorism; repartee, banter; bon mot; informalone-liner, gag, crack, wisecrack, funny.
Usage – “Peter ate heartily with a quip about being a condemned man”
10. Impregnable – अभेद्य
Meaning – (of a fortified position) unable to be captured or broken into.
Synonyms – invulnerable, impenetrable, unattackable, unassailable, inviolable, secure, strong, stout, safe, well fortified, well defended; invincible, unconquerable, unbeatable, indestructible.
Usage – “a massive and impregnable fortress”