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English Vocab

1. Ludicrous (adj): So foolish, unreasonable, or out of place as to be amusing. (ऊटपटांगउपहासपूर्ण)
Synonyms: Farcical, Preposterous, Asinine, Ridiculous

Antonyms: Sensible, Logical, Reasonable, Solemn
Example: The ludicrous movie is about a dog that becomes the president of a country.
2. Amnesty (noun): An official pardon for people who have been convicted of political offences. (सबकीमाफ़ीसर्व-क्षमा)
Synonyms: Pardon, Absolution, Reprieve, Clemency
Antonyms: Retribution, Castigation, Punishment, Chastisement
Example: The president upset millions of voters when he announced a plan to offer amnesty to illegal immigrants so they could become citizens.
3. Cryptic (noun): Having a meaning that is mysterious or obscure. (रहस्यमयछिपा हुआ)
Synonyms: Abstruse, Arcane, Oracular, Enigmatic
Antonyms: Lucid, Perspicuous, Pellucid, Evident
Example: Although Laura had a major in archaeology, she could not understand the cryptic symbols on the cave walls.
      
4. Paranoia (noun): An extreme and unreasonable feeling that other people do not like you or are going to harm or criticize you: (संविभ्रमपागलपनमानसिक विक्षेप)
Synonyms:  Schizophrenia, Derangement, Psychosis, Insanity, Dementia
Example: Because Hank suffers from paranoia, he always thinks people are conspiring against him.
5. Fly in the face of (idiom): To be or act in clear opposition to something else. (के स्पष्ट विपरीत होना,)
Synonyms: Defy, Contradict, Contravene, Oppose, Challenge
Antonyms: Support, Comply, Conformity
Example: The plan to sell rhino horn flies in the face of the international ban.
6. Generous (adj): Showing a readiness to give more of something, especially money, than is strictly necessary or expected. (दानशीलउदार)
Synonyms: Magnanimous, Munificent, Beneficent, Altruistic
Antonyms: Niggard, Parsimonious, Stingy, Penurious
Example: The generous old woman decided to donate twenty five dollars to our organization even though we only asked for ten.
7. Enunciate (verb): To state something clearly and often officially: (स्पष्ट उच्चारण करना)
Synonyms: Articulate, Promulgate, Propound, Proclaim
Antonyms: Stammer, Mumble, Conceal, Falter
Example: The administration enunciated a new policy on security issues   
Related: Enunciated, Enunciated
8. Shun (verb): To avoid something: (से दूर रहनात्यागनापरहेज करना)
Synonyms: Spurn, Escape, Eschew, Evade
Antonyms: Accept, Embrace, Pursue, Seek
Example: He shuns parties and social events.
Related; Shunned, Shunned
9. Explicit (adj): Stated clearly and in detail, leaving no room for confusion or doubt. (स्पष्ट रूप से)
Synonyms: Specific, Unambiguous, Unequivocal, Precise
Antonyms: Implicit, Vague, Indefinite, Ambiguous
Example: Instructions should be explicit about what to do in an emergency.
10. Rationale (noun): The reasons or intentions that cause a particular set of beliefs oractions: (मूल कारण,तर्क)
Synonyms: Reason, Explanation, Justification, Principle
Example: The rationale for the intense scrutiny at airports is to prevent hijackers from taking over airplanes.