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1. Replenished – refill, भराई
Meaning – fill (something) up again.
Usage – “he replenished Justin’s glass with mineral water”
synonyms – refill, top up, fill up, recharge, reload; freshen; plenish.
2. Serendipitous – lucky, भाग्यशाली
Meaning – occurring or discovered by chance in a happy or beneficial way.
Usage – “a serendipitous encounter”
synonyms – chance, accidental; lucky, fortuitous; unexpected, unanticipated, unforeseen, unlooked-for; coincidental; informal fluky.
3. privilege – विशेषाधिकार
Meaning – a special right, advantage, or immunity granted or available only to a particular person or group.
Usage – “education is a right, not a privilege”
synonyms – advantage, right, benefit, prerogative, entitlement, birthright, due; concession, freedom, liberty.
4. deteriorate – worsen, बिगड़ना
Meaning – become progressively worse.
Usage – “relations between the countries had deteriorated sharply”
synonyms – worsen, get worse, decline, be in decline, degenerate, decay; collapse, fail, fall, drop, sink, slump, slip, slide, go downhill.
5. contemplate – think, विचारना
Meaning – look thoughtfully for a long time at.
Usage – “he contemplated his image in the mirrors”
synonyms – look at, view, regard, examine, inspect, observe, survey, study, scrutinize, scan, stare at, gaze at, eye, take a good look at; literarybehold.
6. Prevalence – widespread, प्रचलन
Meaning – the fact or condition of being prevalent; commonness.
Usage – “the prevalence of obesity in adults”
synonyms – commonness, currency, widespread presence, generality, pervasiveness, universality, extensiveness, ubiquity, ubiquitousness; rampancy, rifeness; frequency, regularity; familiarity, acceptance; popularity, fashionableness.
7. archive – पुरालेख
Meaning – a collection of historical documents or records providing information about a place, institution, or group of people.
Usage – “a section of archive film”
synonyms – records, annals, chronicles, registers, accounts; papers, documents, rolls, dossiers, files, deeds, ledgers; history, information, evidence; documentation, paperwork.
8. impervious – unaffected, अप्रभावित
Meaning – not allowing fluid to pass through.
Usage – “an impervious layer of basaltic clay”
synonyms – impermeable, impenetrable, impregnable, waterproof, watertight, water-resistant, water-repellent; sealed, hermetically sealed; rareimperviable.
9. Peculiarly – Strangely, अजीब तरह से
Meaning – more than usually; especially.
Usage – “some patients were peculiarly difficult to cure”
10. Legitimate – valid, वैध
Meaning – conforming to the law or to rules.
Usage – “his claims to legitimate authority”
synonyms – legal, lawful, licit, legalized, authorized, permitted, permissible, allowable, allowed, admissible, recognized, sanctioned, approved, licensed, statutory.