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1. Decry – दोष देना
Meaning – publicly denounce.
Usage – “they decried human rights abuses”
Synonyms – denounce, condemn, criticize, censure, damn, attack, fulminate against, rail against, inveigh against, blame, carp at, cavil at, run down, pillory, rap, lambaste, deplore, disapprove of, vilify, execrate, revile; disparage, deprecate, discredit, derogate, cast aspersions on; informalslam, slate, blast, knock, snipe at, do a hatchet job on, hold forth against, come down on, pull to pieces, tear to shreds; formalexcoriate, animadvert; rareasperse.
2. Defile – अपवित्र करना
Meaning – damage the purity or appearance of; mar or spoil.
Usage – “the land was defiled by a previous owner”
Synonyms – spoil, sully, mar, impair, debase, degrade; pollute, poison, corrupt, taint, tarnish, infect; foul, befoul, dirty, soil, stain; destroy, ruin.
3. Chary – खबरदार
Meaning – cautiously or suspiciously reluctant to do something.
Usage – “she had been chary of telling the whole truth”
Synonyms – wary, cautious, circumspect, heedful, careful, on one’s guard, guarded, mindful, watchful; distrustful, mistrustful, doubtful, sceptical, suspicious, dubious, hesitant, reluctant, disinclined, loath, averse, shy, nervous, apprehensive, uneasy, afraid.
4. Caliber – बुद्धि का विस्तार
Meaning – the quality of someone’s character or the level of their ability.
Usage – “they could ill afford to lose a man of his calibre”
Synonyms – quality, merit, distinction, character, worth, stature, excellence, superiority, eminence, pre-eminence; ability, expertise, talent, capability, capacity, proficiency, competence; gifts, endowments, strengths, qualifications.
5. Devoid – रहित
Meaning – entirely lacking or free from.
Usage – “Lisa kept her voice devoid of emotion”
Synonyms – lacking, without, free from/of, empty of, vacant of, void of, bare of, barren of, bereft of, drained of, denuded of, deprived of, depleted of, destitute of, bankrupt of; wanting, in need of; informalminus, sans.
6. Flagrant – ज्वलंत
Meaning – (of an action considered wrong or immoral) conspicuously or obviously offensive.
Usage – “a flagrant violation of the law”
Synonyms – blatant, glaring, obvious, overt, evident, conspicuous; naked, barefaced, shameless, brazen, audacious, brass-necked; undisguised, unconcealed, patent, transparent, manifest, palpable; out and out, utter, complete; outrageous, scandalous, shocking, disgraceful, reprehensible, dreadful, terrible; gross, enormous, heinous, atrocious, monstrous, wicked, iniquitous, villainous; archaicarrant.
7. Exodus – गमन
Meaning – a mass departure of people.
Usage – “the annual exodus of sun-seeking Canadians to Florida”
Synonyms – mass departure, withdrawal, evacuation, leaving, exit; migration, emigration, hegira, diaspora; flight, escape, retreat, fleeing.
8. Garish – भड़कीला
Meaning – obtrusively bright and showy; lurid.
Usage – “garish shirts in all sorts of colours”
Synonyms – gaudy, lurid, loud, over-bright, harsh, glaring, violent, flashy, showy, glittering, brassy, brash; tasteless, in bad taste, vulgar, distasteful, unattractive, nauseating, bilious, sickly; informalflash, tacky.
9. Languor – शिथिलता
Meaning – tiredness or inactivity, especially when pleasurable.
Usage – “her whole being was pervaded by a dreamy languor”
Synonyms – lassitude, lethargy, listlessness, tiredness, torpor, fatigue, weariness; laziness, idleness, indolence, inactivity, inertia, sluggishness; sleepiness, drowsiness, somnolence, enervation, lifelessness, apathy;
10. Overture – झलकी
Meaning – an orchestral piece at the beginning of an opera, play, etc.
Usage – “the overture to Mozart’s ‘Don Giovanni’”
Synonyms – prelude, introduction, opening, introductory movement, voluntary; rareverset.