1. PEJORATIVE (adjective) अपमानजनक
Meaning: expressing contempt or disapproval.
Synonyms: disparaging, derogatory, deprecatory, slanderous, vituperative, contemptuous, invective, contumelious.
Antonyms: applauding, approving, friendly, appreciative, kindhearted, sympathetic, commendatory, laudatory.
Usage: While the movie critic made pejorative comments about the film’s plot, he praised the lead actor.
2. RECIDIVISM (noun) फिर से अपराध करने लगना
Meaning: a tendency to relapse into a previous condition or mode of behavior.
Synonyms: relapse, reversion, lapse, reverting, backsliding.
Antonyms: get well, begin, recede, claim, progressive
Usage: The mentor program hopes to reduce recidivism by keeping juvenile offenders off the streets.
3. STYMIE (verb) निस्र्पाय बनाना
Meaning: prevent or hinder the progress of.
Synonyms: impede, interfere, hamper, obstruct, inhibit, thwart, foil, spoil, stall, shackle, fetter, stop, cripple, scotch.
Antonyms: unclog, unplug, free, liberate, release, untie, loosen, encourage, promote, aid, assist, facilitate.
Usage: The raging blizzard stymied the rescuers’ attempts to find the stranded mountain climbers.
4. SUFFUSE (verb) फैलाना
Meaning: gradually spread through or over.
Synonyms: permeate, bathe, pervade, imbue, inculcate, infuse, ingrain, fill, load, impregnate, steep.
Antonyms: deprive, divest, strip, empty, eliminate, depleted, drizzle, dribble, lacking.
Usage: When the injured man fell to the ground, blood started to suffuse around him.
5. TRENCHANT (adjective) तीव्र
Meaning: vigorous or incisive in expression or style.
Synonyms: cutting, pointed, piercing, penetrating, sharp, keen, acute, emphatic, forthright, blunt, mordant, pungent, scathing, caustic, acidulous.
Antonyms: rounded, smooth, soft, blunt, dull, obtuse, ineffective, listless.
Usage: Sometimes your tone of voice is so trenchant that you come across as being a mean person
6. REPREHENSIBLE (adjective) दोषारोपण करने योग्य
Meaning: deserving censure or condemnation.
Synonyms: deplorable, disgraceful, discreditable, despicable, culpable, ignoble, errant, objectionable, odious, opprobrious, repugnant, unforgivable, sinful, scandalous, iniquitous.
Antonyms: guiltless, innocent, blameless, faultless, impeccable, irreproachable, flawless.
Usage: A reprehensible tyrant, who oppressed his country for decades, has finally been brought to justice.
7. STOLID (adjective) निष्ठुर
Meaning: calm, dependable, and showing little emotion.
Synonyms: impassive, phlegmatic, placid, apathetic, unimaginative, indifferent, dull, bovine, lumpish, lethargic, torpid.
Antonyms: emotional, lively, imaginative, animated, dynamic, effervescent, exuberant, vivacious
eloquent, revelatory, demonstrative, expressive.
Usage: Even though the homeless little girl appeared to be hungry, my friend remained stolid and did not give her any money for food
8. ASSAY (verb) जॉँचना
Meaning: examine (something) in order to assess its nature.
Synonyms: evaluate, assess, analyze, examine, test, check, inspect, appraise, investigate, scrutinize, probe.
Antonyms: default, laxity, inattention, coalesce, dereliction, omission, heedlessness, delinquency, neglect, disregard.
Usage: They assayed the gold to determine its purity.
9. SCAD (noun) ढेर सारा
Meaning: a large number or quantity.
Synonyms: oodles, multiplicity, plenty, hoard, cluster, agglomeration, abundance, passel, bulk, assemblage, haul.
Antonyms: little, individual, one.
Usage: I have four dozen muffins to bake and scads of other things to do like cookies and cake for tomorrow afternoon.
10. TARRY (verb) विलंब करना
Meaning: to move or act slowly.
Synonyms: crawl, creep, dally, dawdle, delay, dillydally, drag, lag, linger, loiter, lollygag, mope.
Antonyms: barrel, course, dash, fly, hasten, hurry, race, run, rush, scoot, scud, scurry, whirl, whisk.
Usage: The dean tarried in making his decision of who should win the award.