1) Echelon (noun) – सोपानक
Meaning: A level or rank in an organization, a profession, or society
Synonyms: category, grouping, repute, quality, eminence
Antonyms: insignificance, lowliness, unimportance
Usage: For example, a friendly higher echelon may have interdicted the enemy formation we expected to see.
2) Eschew (verb) – दूर करना या त्याग करना
Meaning: To shun or shy away from
Synonyms: evade, shun, elude, body-swerve, get out of, hedge, cheat, fudge
Antonyms: conspicuous, embrace, face, keep, like, love, meet, indulge in
Usage: Professionals don’t completely eschew the standard win and place bet, but their focus is overwhelmingly on the exotic bets, especially trifectas.
3) Immediacy (adj) – तुरंत्ता
Meaning: feeling the quality of bringing one into direct and instant involvement with something, giving rise to a sense of urgency or excitement
Synonyms: propinquity, vicinity, imminence, juxtaposition, vicinage, adjacency, closeness
Antonyms: hindrance, rest, slowing, stoppage
Usage: It’s that sense of immediacy and instant gratification that is part of the allure.
4) wriggling (verb) – बाहर निकलना
Meaning: Present participle for to insert or introduce in a stealthy way
Synonyms: winding, infiltrating, insinuating(Provoking doubt ), working in, edging-in, injecting, inserting
Antonyms: accepting, confronting, admitting, realising
Usage: I let them down gently, first wriggling out of my board duties, and then letting go of the technical reins.
5) Reincarnation (noun) – पुनर्जन्म
Meaning: A rebirth of a mental capacity, such as a soul, in a physical life form, such as a body
Synonyms: resurrection, revitalization, rejuvenation, renascence, revivification
Antonyms: degeneration, destruction, disappearance
Usage: Under teachings of Tibetan Buddhism, reincarnation of important lamas is done through divination or mystical means.
6) Scattershot (verb) – अचयनित, अचेतन
Meaning: Covering a broad range in a random and unsystematic way
Synonyms: unselective, unconsidered, desultory, slapdash, unfocused, whimsical, changeable
Antonyms: selective, systematic, deliberate, methodical
Usage: Literature concerning photography by Africans remains scattershot and largely insubstantial.
7) Enunciation (noun) – घोषणा करना
Meaning: The style of enunciation or articulation in speaking or singing, To declare loudly, openly or publicly
Synonyms: declare, proclaim, state, promulgate, announcement, assertion
Antonyms: silence, standard, denial, concealment, vagueness
Usage: Indeed, one might say that we reinterpret these concepts at every moment of utterance or enunciation.
8) Christened (noun) – समन्वित, प्रत्यायोजित
Meaning: To have appointed a person to a position
Synonyms: ordained, delegated, selected, chose, entitled, preferred, singled out
Antonyms: ignored, unnamed
Usage: Celebrity fisherman Ian Botham christened the proceedings by pouring the traditional quaich of whisky into the dark waters.
9) Stoical (verb) – उदासीन होना
Meaning: Enduring pain and hardship without showing feeling or complaint
Synonyms: unemotional, dispassionate, unexcitable, unflustered, untroubled, quiet, sober, torpid, lukewarm
Antonyms: emotional, upset, hot-headed, impulsive, perturbed
Usage: You sense that the man behind it was a stoical man and stoicism doesn’t talk too much.
10) oblique (verb) – प्रत्यक्ष रूप से व्यक्त या नहीं किया गया
Meaning: Not expressed or done in a direct way
Synonyms: unclear, puzzling, enigmatic, cryptic, perplexing, mysterious, equivocal
Antonyms: upright symmetrical, roman, perpendicular, balanced
Usage: The painting suggests deeply considered feeling, transparent and mysterious, direct and oblique.
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