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1. Ostracism – समाज से निकाला
Meaning – exclusion from a society or group.
Synonyms – exclusion, rejection, repudiation, shunning, spurning, the cold shoulder, cold-shouldering, boycotting, blackballing, blacklisting, snubbing, avoidance, barring, banishment, exile, expulsion; disfellowship; excommunication.
Usage – “the threat of social ostracism”
2. Trite – घिसे-पिटे
Meaning – (of a remark or idea) lacking originality or freshness; dull on account of overuse.
Synonyms – hackneyed, banal, clichéd, platitudinous, vapid, commonplace, ordinary, common, stock, conventional, stereotyped, predictable; stale, overused, overworked, overdone, worn out, time-worn, tired, threadbare, hoary, hack, unimaginative, unoriginal, derivative, uninspired, dull, pedestrian, run-of-the-mill, routine, humdrum; informalold hat, corny, played out, hacky; informalcornball.
Usage – “this point may now seem obvious and trite”
3. Forego – त्याघना
Meaning – go without (something desirable).
Synonyms – waive, renounce, surrender, disavow, relinquish, part with, drop, sacrifice, forswear, abjure, swear off, steer clear of, abandon, cede, yield, abstain from, refrain from, eschew, cut out; decline.
Usage – she wanted to forgo the tea and leave while they could
4. Propinquity – पड़ोस
Meaning – the state of being close to someone or something; proximity.
Synonyms – proximity, closeness, nearness, adjacency; rarecontiguity, contiguousness, vicinity, vicinage.
Usage – discussion of family support often seems to assume geographical propinquity.
5. Prodigal – खर्चीला
Meaning – spending money or using resources freely and recklessly; wastefully extravagant.
Synonyms – wasteful, extravagant, spendthrift, improvident, imprudent, immoderate, profligate, thriftless.
Usage – prodigal habits die hard.
6. Notoriety – “बदनामी”
Meaning – the state of being famous or well known for some bad quality or deed.
Synonyms – infamy, bad reputation/name, disrepute, ill repute, ill fame, dishonour, discredit, obloquy.
Usage – the song has gained some notoriety in the press
7. Grumble – बड़बड़ाना
Meaning – complain about something in a bad-tempered way.
synonyms: complain, moan, groan, whine, mutter, grouse, bleat, carp, cavil, protest; object to.
Usage – I’m getting old,’ she grumbled
8. Jubilant –
Meaning – feeling or expressing great happiness and triumph.
Synonyms – overjoyed, exultant, triumphant, joyful, jumping for joy, rejoicing, cock-a-hoop, exuberant, elated, thrilled.
Usage – crowds of jubilant fans ran on to the pitch.
9. Blister – छाला
Meaning – a small bubble on the skin filled with serum and caused by friction, burning, or other damage.
Synonyms – bleb, bulla, pustule, vesicle, vesication, blain.
Usage – his heels were covered in blisters.
10. Pester – मचलना
Meaning – trouble or annoy (someone) with frequent or persistent requests or interruptions.
Synonyms – badger, hound, annoy, bother, harass, trouble, plague, irritate, irk, chivvy, keep after.
Usage – she constantly pestered him with telephone calls.