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1. – Oblivion – विस्मृति
Meaning – the state of being unaware or unconscious of what is happening around one
Usage – “they drank themselves into oblivion”
Synonyms – unconsciousness, insensibility, stupor, stupefaction, senselessness, blankness, darkness
Antonyms -awareness, consciousness, understanding
- – Heyday –उमंगकासमय
Meaning – he period of a person’s or thing’s greatest success, popularity, activity.
Usage – “the paper has lost millions of readers since its heyday in 1964”
Synonyms – prime, peak, height, high point, high spot, peak of perfection, pinnacle, acme, zenith, day, time, bloom, flowering, culmination, crowning point
Antonyms – low point
3. – Predilection –लाग-लपेट
Meaning – a preference or special liking for something; a bias in favor of something.
Usage – “your predilection for pretty girls”
Synonyms –liking, fondness, preference, partiality, taste, penchant, weakness, soft spot, fancy, inclination, leaning, bias, propensity, bent, proclivity, proneness, predisposition, tendency, affinity, appetite, love
Antonyms –antipathy, disinterest, dislike, hate
- – Loquacious – बातूनी
Meaning – tending to talk a great deal; talkative.
Usage – “never loquacious, Sarah was now totally lost for words”
Synonyms – talkative, garrulous, voluble, over-talkative, long-winded, wordy, verbose, profuse, prolix, effusive, gushing, rambling
Antonyms – quiet, restrained, silent, subdued
5. – Egalitarian – समानाधिकारवादी
Meaning – believing in or based on the principle that all people are equal and deserve equal rights and opportunities.
Usage – “a fairer, more egalitarian society”
Synonyms – Democratic
Antonyms – different, not alike,unequal,unlike,unmatched,variable,varying
- – Vex – चिढ़ना
Meaning –make (someone) feel annoyed, frustrated, or worried, especially with trivial matters.
Usage – “the memory of the conversation still vexed him”
Synonyms – annoy, irritate, infuriate, anger, incense, inflame, enrage, irk, chagrin, exasperate, madden, pique, provoke, nettle, disturb, upset, perturb, discompose
Antonyms – aid, assist, help, please, soothe
- Solicitous –चिंताशील
Meaning – characterized by or showing interest or concern.
Usage – “she was always solicitous about the welfare of her students”
Synonyms – concerned, caring, attentive, mindful, interested, considerate, thoughtful
Antonyms – easy-going, laid-back, unafraid, unworried
- – Efface– मिटादेना
Meaning – erase (a mark) from a surface.
Usage – “with time, the words are effaced by the rain”
Synonyms – blot out, blue-pencil,cancel, cross out,delete,destroy,edit,eliminate,expunge,fade,obliterate, rub out, scratch out, white out, wipe out
Antonyms – keep,restore,retain, revalidate,validate
Meaning – sharp and forthright.
Usage – “his acerbic wit”
Synonyms – sharp, sarcastic, sardonic, satirical, scathing, cutting, razor-edged, incisive, acrimonious, astringent, harsh, severe, devastating, abrasive, wounding, hurtful, unkind, cruel, vitriolic, waspish, poisonous, spiteful, vicious, malicious
Antonyms – bland, sweet
- – Broach –सीख
Meaning – raise (a difficult subject) for discussion.
Usage – “he broached the subject he had been avoiding all evening”
Synonyms – bring up, raise, introduce, talk about, mention, touch on, open, embark on, enter on, air, ventilate
Antonyms – not mention