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- litigation – मुकदमेबाज़ी
Meaning – the process of taking legal action.
Usage – “the company wishes to avoid litigation”
Synonyms – legal proceeding(s), legal action, lawsuit, legal dispute, legal case, case, legal contest, action, cause, judicial proceeding(s), suit, suit at law, legal process, prosecution, bringing of charges, indictment, trial
2. Heist – चोरी
Meaning – a robbery.
Usage – “a diamond heist”
Synonyms – break-in, breaking and entering, caper, crime, five-finger discount, holdup, larceny, pilferage etc.
antonyms – give, offer
3. Crunch – की कमी
Meaning – crush (a hard or brittle foodstuff) with the teeth, making a loud but muffled grinding sound.
Usage – she paused to crunch a ginger biscuit
Synonyms – crisis, critical point, crux, difficulty, emergency etc.
antonyms – trivia
4. 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
5. Capitulate – शर्त पर हथियार डाल देना
Meaning – cease to resist an opponent or an unwelcome demand; yield.
Usage – “the patriots had to capitulate to the enemy forces”
Synonyms – surrender, give in, yield, admit defeat, concede defeat, give up the struggle, submit, back down, climb down, give way, cave in, succumb, crumble
Antonyms – defend, fight
6. Biennial – द्वैवार्षिक
Meaning – taking place every other year.
Usage – “the first of a series of biennial exhibitions”
7. Asinine – बुद्धू
Meaning – extremely stupid or foolish.
Usage – “Lydia ignored his asinine remark”
Synonyms – stupid, foolish, pointless, brainless, mindless, senseless, doltish, idiotic, imbecilic, imbecile, insane, lunatic, ridiculous, ludicrous, absurd, preposterous, nonsensical, fatuous, silly, childish, infantile, puerile, immature, juvenile, inane, witless, half-baked, empty-headed, unintelligent, half-witted, slow-witted.
8. Berate – डाँटना
Meaning – scold or criticize (someone) angrily.
Usage – “she berated herself for being fickle”
Synonyms – rebuke, reprimand, reproach, reprove, admonish, remonstrate with, chastise, chide, upbraid, take to task, pull up, castigate, lambaste, read someone the Riot Act, give someone a piece of one’s mind, go on at, haul over the coals, criticize, censure.
9. Decrepit – पुराना
Meaning – worn out or ruined because of age or neglect.
Usage – “a row of decrepit houses”
Synonyms – dilapidated, rickety, run down, broken-down, tumbledown, ramshackle, worn out, derelict, in ruins, ruined, falling apart.
antonyms – fit,healthy,young.
10. inclinations – हठ
Meaning – a person’s natural tendency or urge to act or feel in a particular way; a disposition.
Usage – “John was a scientist by training and inclination”
Synonyms – tendency, propensity, proclivity, leaning; predisposition, disposition, predilection, weakness, proneness; desire, wish, readiness, impulse; bent; archaiclist, humour; rarevelleity