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- Postulate – मानलेना
Meaning – suggest or assume the existence, fact, or truth of (something) as a basis for reasoning, discussion, or belief.
Usage – “his theory postulated a rotatory movement for hurricanes”
Synonyms – put forward, suggest, advance, posit, hypothesize, take as a hypothesis, propose, assume, presuppose, suppose, presume, predicate
Antonyms –calculate, eliminate, enthrone
2. Remonstrate -प्रतिवादकरना
Meaning – make a forcefully reproachful protest.
Usage – “he turned angrily to remonstrate with Tommy”
Synonyms – protest, complain, expostulate
Antonyms –agree, concede, give in
3. Opulent – धनी
Meaning – ostentatiously costly and luxurious
Usage – “the opulent comfort of a limousine”
Synonyms – luxurious, sumptuous, palatial, lavishly appointed, lavish, deluxe, rich, lush, luxuriant, splendid, magnificent, grand, grandiose, costly, expensive
Antonyms –depressed, destitute, poor
4. Myriad – असंख्य
Meaning – a countless or extremely great number of people or things.
Usage – “myriads of insects danced around the light above my head”
Synonyms – multitude, a large/great number/quantity, a lot, scores, quantities, mass, crowd, throng, host, droves, horde
Antonyms –calculable, limited, measurable
5. Malaise – अस्वस्थता
Meaning – a general feeling of discomfort, illness, or unease whose exact cause is difficult to identify.
Usage – “a general air of malaise”
Synonyms – unhappiness, restlessness, uneasiness, unease, melancholy, depression, despondency, dejection, disquiet, trouble, anxiety, anguish
Antonyms -good health, healthiness, well being
6. Glut – भरमार
Meaning – an excessively abundant supply of something.
Usage – “there is a glut of cars on the market”
Synonyms – surplus, excess, surfeit, superfluity, overabundance, superabundance, oversupply
7. Usurp – हड़पना
Meaning – take (a position of power or importance) illegally or by force.
Usage – “Richard usurped the throne”
Synonyms – seize, take over, expropriate, take possession of, take, appropriate, steal, wrest, arrogate, commandeer, annex
Antonyms –give in, relinquish, surrender
8. Sporadic – छिटपुट
Meaning – occurring at irregular intervals or only in a few places; scattered or isolated.
Usage – “sporadic fighting broke out”
Synonyms – occasional, infrequent, irregular, periodical, periodic, scattered, patchy, isolated, odd, uneven
Antonyms –constant, continuous, dependable
9. Immutable – अपरिवर्तनशील
Meaning – unchanging over time or unable to be changed
Usage – “an immutable fact”
Synonyms – unchangeable, fixed, set, rigid, inflexible, unyielding, unbending, permanent, entrenched, established, well-established
Antonyms –alterable, changeable, flexible, mutable, variable
10. Arduous – कठिन
Meaning – involving or requiring strenuous effort; difficult and tiring
Usage – “an arduous journey”
Synonyms – onerous, taxing, difficult, hard, heavy, laborious, burdensome, strenuous, vigorous, back-breaking, stiff, uphill, relentless
Antonyms -easy, facile, motivating