1. INNOCUOUS : अहानिकरMeaning: not harmful or offensive.
Synonyms: harmless, safe, non-dangerous, non-poisonous
Antonyms: harmful, obnoxious
Example: While you may think bullying is innocuous, it leaves a lasting scar on its victim.
2. DOLE : अंशदान
Meaning: benefit paid by the state to the unemployed.
Synonyms: benefit, allowance, charity, benefit
Antonyms: forfeit, loss
Example: Do any of these people have jobs or are they all freeloading on the public dole?
3. PAUCITY : न्यूनता
Meaning: the presence of something in only small or insufficient quantities or amounts.
Synonyms: scarcity, dearth, shortage, rarity
Example: Because of the paucity of our oil supply, we need to seek out other fuel resources.
4. PROBE : छानबीन
Meaning: a thorough investigation into a crime or other matter.
Synonyms: investigation, inquiry, examination, scrutiny
Example: An independent investigator will probe the allegations of racial bias in police hiring.
5. MIRE : मुसीबत में फसना
Meaning: involve someone or something in (a difficult situation).
Synonyms: entangle, embroil, enmesh, involve
Example: The woman worked two jobs in order to remove herself from the mire of poverty.
6. Mettle : दिलेरी
Meaning: a person’s ability to cope well with difficulties; spirit and resilience.
Synonyms: fortitude, tenacity, spirit, valour
Antonyms: cowardice, timidity, weakness
Example: To prove his mettle and show that he was daring enough to join the club, Timmy had to spend an hour alone in the haunted house on the hill.
7. SHREWD : कुशल
Meaning: having or showing sharp powers of judgement; astute.
Synonyms: astute, sharp-witted, sharp, acute, intelligent
Antonyms: stupid, unwise, ingenuous
Example: As a motivational speaker, Clark is a shrewd manipulator of human emotions.
8. IMPASSE : गतिरोध
Meaning: a situation in which no progress is possible, especially because of disagreement; a deadlock.
Synonyms: deadlock, dead end, stalemate, checkmate, stand-off; standstill
Antonyms: solution, boon
Example: Because of the impasse between workers and management, the factory has been closed for two weeks.
9. FETTER : बेड़ी
Meaning: confine or restrict (someone).
Synonyms: restrict, restrain, constrain, confine, limit; hinder
Antonyms: aid, allow, assist, expedite
Example: The budget crisis is a fetter to the city’s plan for repairing the highways.
10. PARRY : बचाव
Meaning: answer (a question or accusation) evasively.
Synonyms: evade, sidestep, avoid, dodge
Antonyms: attract, allow, confront, encounter
Example: Before Mary walked away, she tried to parry Ann’s insult with one of her own.