1. SKULK (verb) छिपना
Meaning: to move about in a sly or secret manner.
Synonyms: lurk, shirk, sneak, crawl.
Antonyms: hustle, hurry, run, race.
Usage: When the criminal surveyed the jewelry store, he tried to skulk around the neighborhood without being noticed.
2. REGNANT (adjective) प्रबल होनेवाला
Meaning: reigning; ruling.
Synonyms: dominant, prevalent, rife, rampant.
Antonyms: powerless, ineffectual, inadequate, ineffective.
Usage: After all, a queen regnant sits on the throne and the monarchy must be feeling pressure from its seemingly more progressive neighbors.
3. DISTRATE (adjective) विचलित
Meaning: distracted or absent-minded.
Synonyms: forgetful, inattentive, oblivious, heedless.
Antonyms: alert, attentive, focused, unperturbed.
Usage: He grew more and more distrait as hours passed without confirmation that there were survivors of the plane crash
4. RIPOSTE (noun) जवाबी प्रहार
Meaning: a quick, clever reply to an insult or criticism.
Synonyms: retort, retaliation, repartee, quip.
Antonyms: request, query, bidding, catechize.
Usage: A riposte to that argument was provided by Sea Containers, the shipping group headed by James Sherwood.
5. BENIGNANT (adjective) दयालु
Meaning: having or marked by sympathy and consideration for others.
Synonyms: beneficent, benevolent, compassionate, softhearted.
Antonyms: atrocious, barbarous, callous, fiendish.
Usage: The queen had a benignant reputation and was loved for her caring treatment of others.
6. DISSEMBLE (verb) ढोंग करना
Meaning: conceal or disguise one’s true feelings or beliefs.
Synonyms: deceive, feign, masquerade, disguise.
Antonyms: expose, unmask, unveil, exhibit.
Usage: The con man did his best to dissemble his real motives from the wealthy widow
7. NONPAREIL (adjective) अतुल
Meaning: having no match or equal; unrivalled.
Synonyms: incomparable, matchless, unrivalled, inimitable.
Antonyms: familiar, frequent, normal, ordinary.
Usage: The champions deserved the title because they were nonpareil all season and won every game.
8. STENTORIAN (adjective) बुलंद
Meaning: (of a person’s voice) loud and powerful.
Synonyms: blaring, clamorous, piercing, resounding.
Antonyms: peaceful, serene, soothing, tranquil.
Usage: When my father speaks in a stentorian voice, I know I’m in trouble.
9. FARRAGO (noun) घालमेल
Meaning: a confused mixture.
Synonyms: mishmash, hodgepodge, clutter, turmoil.
Antonyms: constituent, ravel, sequence, categorization.
Usage: The present gun law is a farrago of nonsense as most of it is unenforceable.
10. LENITY (noun) उदारता
Meaning: kind, gentle, or compassionate treatment especially towards someone who is undeserving of it.
Synonyms: charity, clemency, forbearance, leniency.
Antonyms: ruthlessness, vengeance, vindictiveness, virulence.
Usage: This savage punishment was approved by the higher officers of the navy, who showed great lenity to men of their own rank.
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