1) Lynching (Verb) — बिना मुकदमे मार डालना
Meaning: (of a group of people) kill (someone) for an alleged offence without a legal trial, especially by hanging.
Synonyms: hang, hang by the neck
Antonyms: bearing, creating
Usage: “her father had been lynched for a crime he didn’t commit”
2) Culpable (Adjective) – दोषी
Meaning: deserving blame.
Synonyms: to blame, guilty, at fault, in the wrong
Antonyms: blameless, innocent
Usage: “mercy killings are less culpable than ‘ordinary’ murders”
3) Homicide (Noun) — मानव हत्या
Meaning: the killing of one person by another.
Synonyms: murder, killing, assassination
Usage: “he was charged with homicide”
4) Sectarian (Adjective) — संप्रदायिक
Meaning: rigidly following the doctrines of a sect or other group.
Synonyms: factional, schismatic, cliquish
Antonyms: tolerant, liberal, broad-minded
Usage: “the sectarian Bolshevism advocated by Moscow”
5) Succumbed (Verb) – दबाव, प्रलोभन का विरोध करने में विफल होना
Meaning: fail to resist pressure, temptation, or some other negative force.
Synonyms: yield, give in, give way, submit
Antonyms: resist, conquer
Usage: “we cannot merely give up and succumb to despair”
6) Defiant (Adjective) — उपेक्षापूर्ण
Meaning: open resistance; bold disobedience.
Synonyms: resistant, obstinate, uncooperative
Antonyms: apologetic, cooperative
Usage: “a defiant gesture”
7) Referendum (Noun) — जनमत संग्रह
Meaning: a general vote by the electorate on a single political question which has been referred to them for a direct decision.
Synonyms: public vote, plebiscite, popular vote
Antonyms: unilateral decision
Usage: “he called for a referendum on the death penalty”
8) Mooted (Verb) – शुरू करना या उठाना
Meaning: raise (a question or topic) for discussion; suggest (an idea or possibility).
Synonyms: raise, bring up, broach, mention
Antonyms: knock over, lay down
Usage: “the scheme was first mooted last October”
9) Accord (Verb) – अनुदान करना
Meaning: give or grant someone (power, status, or recognition).
Synonyms: give, grant, tender, present
Antonyms: withhold, remove
Usage: “the powers accorded to the head of state”
10) Elusive (Noun) — मायावी
Meaning: difficult to find, catch, or achieve.
Synonyms: difficult to catch/find, difficult to track down
Antonyms: attracting, confronting, definite
Usage: “success will become ever more elusive”
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