Meaning: lacking initiative or strength of character; irresponsible.
Synonyms: worthless, incompetent, inefficient, inept.
Antonyms: effectual, efficacious, efficient, expedient.
Example: Phil is probably the most feckless worker at the company, but he’s so charming and lovable he’s somehow managed to work here for fifteen years.
2. DEBUNK (verb) भंडाफोड़ करना
Meaning: expose the falseness or hollowness of (an idea or belief).
Synonyms: discredit, disprove, contradict, controvert.
Antonyms: establish, prove, validate, verify.
Example: The scientist hoped to debunk the genetic theory by completing his own research.
3. SCRUMPTIOUS (adjective) उत्कृष्ट
Meaning: (of food) extremely appetizing or delicious.
Synonyms: appetizing, delectable, delightful, succulent.
Antonyms: distasteful, flavorless, insipid, unappetizing.
Example: Even though I love my mother’s scrumptious macaroni and cheese, my low-carb diet makes it off limits.
4. INCHOATE (adjective) प्रारंभिक
Meaning: just begun and so not fully formed or developed; rudimentary.
Synonyms: budding, inceptive, incipient, nascent.
Antonyms: developed, full-fledged, evolved, ripened.
Example: If only you could come up with a complete plan and not just an inchoate idea!
5. FRACTIOUS (adjective) झगड़ालू
Meaning: irritable and quarrelsome.
Synonyms: grumpy, cantankerous, peevish, irascible.
Antonyms: amicable, docile, affable, genial.
Example: The inexperienced teacher found the fractious students difficult to control.
6. CAPTIOUS (adjective) अवगुण ढूंढ़नेवाला
Meaning: tending to find fault or raise petty objections.
Synonyms: carping, criticizing, disapproving, censorious.
Antonyms: undemanding, unfussy, charitable, forgiving.
Example: None of the servers wanted to wait on the captious woman who complained about everything.
7. PANOPLY (noun) धूमधाम
Meaning: a splendid display.
Synonyms: show, pomp, array, exhibit.
Antonyms: concealment, cover, hiding, plainness.
Example: The designer’s exciting panoply of dresses won over the fashion critics.
8. PREDILECTION (noun) झुकाव
Meaning: a preference or special liking for something; a bias in favor of something
Synonyms: fondness, penchant, inclination, propensity.
Antonyms: aversion, disinclination, detachment, apathy.
Example: Although Betsy loves all types of music, she has a predilection for country tunes.
9. RAVENOUS (adjective) भुखमरा
Meaning: (of hunger or need) very great; voracious.
Synonyms: insatiable, greedy, gluttonous, edacious.
Antonyms: content, sated, satiated, satisfied.
Example: No matter what type of stressful situation I’m facing, my body responds by eating everything in sight because of my ravenous appetite.
10. CRAVEN (adjective) डरपोक
Meaning: contemptibly lacking in courage; cowardly.
Synonyms: dastardly, pusillanimous, recreant, spineless.
Antonyms: daring, dauntless, fearless, gallant.
Example: Josh is such a craven individual that he did not bother to stand up for his wife when a stranger attacked her.
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