1. Hubris: (noun) अभिमान
Meaning: excessive pride or self-confidence.
Synonyms: audacity, pretension, vanity, airs, disdain, conceitedness
Antonyms: humility, modesty, respect, timidity
Usage: Since Cynthia won the beauty pageant, she has allowed her hubris to turn into arrogance.
2. Heyday: (noun) उमंग का समय
Meaning: a state or time of great activity, thriving, or achievement
Synonyms: bloom, blossom, florescence, flower, flush, high noon, prime, salad days
Antonyms: decay, decline, downfall
bottom, nadir, shriveling (or shrivelling), wilting, withering
Usage: In its heyday, the circus was a major form of entertainment for small-town America.
3. Heinous: (adjective) घोर
Meaning: (of a person or wrongful act, especially a crime) utterly odious or wicked.
Synonyms: odious, wicked, evil, atrocious, monstrous, disgraceful, abominable, detestable, contemptible, reprehensible, despicable, horrible, horrific, horrifying, terrible, awful, abhorrent, loathsome
Usage: The priest told the man that only God could forgive him for his heinous actions.
4. Contentious: (adjective) विवादास्पद
Meaning: feeling or displaying eagerness to fight
Synonyms: aggressive, argumentative, assaultive, bellicose, belligerent, brawly, combative, confrontational, discordant, disputatious, feisty, gladiatorial, militant, pugnacious, quarrelsome, scrappy, truculent, warlike
Antonyms: nonaggressive, nonbelligerent, pacific, peaceable, peaceful, unbelligerent, uncombative, uncontentious
Usage: The Tartars were a contentious people who terrorized much of Asia and eastern Europe during the Middle Ages.
5. Vengeance: (noun) प्रतिशोध
Meaning: the act or an instance of responding to an injury with an injury
Synonyms: payback, reprisal, requital, retaliation, retribution, revenge
Antonyms: clemency, grace, leniency, lenity, mercy
forgiveness, pardon, remission
Usage: The murdered girl’s parents wanted vengeance in the form of the death penalty.
6. Deride: (verb) उपहास करना
Meaning: to make (someone or something) the object of unkind laughter
Synonyms: gibe, mock, ridicule, scout, shoot down, skewer
Antonyms: applaud, approve, commend, endorse, sanction
Usage: My brothers derided our efforts, but were forced to eat their words when we won first place.
7. Demure: (adjective) संकोची
Meaning: affecting shyness or modesty
Synonyms: coy, kittenish
Usage: We were not fooled by her demure self-deprecation.
8. Pecuniary: (adjective) धन-संबंधी
Meaning: of or relating to money, banking, or investments
Synonyms: dollars-and-cents, financial, fiscal, monetary, pocket
Usage: When the stock market crashed, the millionaire’s pecuniary status changed dramatically and ended with him in a state of poverty
9. Unscrupulous: (adjective) विवेकहीन
Meaning: not guided by or showing a concern for what is right
Synonyms: cutthroat, immoral, Machiavellian, unconscionable, unethical, unprincipled
Antonyms: ethical, moral, principled, scrupulous
Usage: An unscrupulous businessman manipulated them into selling their land for practically nothing.
10. Culpable: (adjective) सदोष
Meaning: deserving reproach or blame
Synonyms: blamable, blameworthy, censurable, reprehensible, reproachable
Antonyms: blameless, faultless, impeccable, irreproachable
Usage: She’s more culpable than the other children because she’s old enough to know better.