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1. Prodigious (adjective):
Meaning– very large in size, force, or extent; enormous
Synonyms– enormous, huge, colossal, immense, vast, great
Antonyms– small, unexceptional
2. Arbiter(noun) :
Meaning– one who can settle a disagreement between parties
Synonyms– arbitrator, go-between, mediator, moderator, referee, adjudicator,judge
3. Discretionary (adjective) :
Meaning– considered to be chosen or voluntary
Synonyms– optional, non-compulsory, voluntary
Antonyms– compulsory, obligatory
4. Levy :
Meaning – to impose (a tax or fine) [Verb] , an act of levying a tax, fee, or fine. [Noun]
Synonyms– impose, charge, exact, demand, raise, collect
Antonyms – discharge, muster out
5. Incumbent (adjective) :
Meaning–necessary for (someone) as a duty or responsibility; the person or group that currently has the title or position [Noun],
Synonyms– holder, bearer, occupant, current, existing, present
Antonyms– past, future
6. Dismantling (noun) :
Meaning: the act of causing an organization or system to stop functioning by gradually reducing its power or purpose.
Synonyms: breaking down, disassembling, dismembering, dismounting, knocking down, detach, disaggregating, disuniting, dividing, separating.
Antonyms: building, erecting, combining, uniting, assembling, constructing, restoring, repairing.
7. Semblance (noun) :
Meaning: the outward appearance or apparent form of something, especially when the reality is different.
Synonyms: appearance, seeming, impression, implication, insinuation, resemblance, demonstration, display, imitation, imposture, pose, pretense, representation.
Antonyms: difference, contrast, dissimilarity, assortment, distinction, dissimilitude, divergence, discord.
8. Replication (noun) :
Meaning: the action of copying or reproducing something.
Synonyms: duplication, facsimile, imitation, reduplication, replica, reproduction, reiteration, renewal, repetition, reprise.
Antonyms: create, imagine, initiate, invent, originate, prototype.
9.Paradigm (noun) :
Meaning: a typical example or pattern of something; a pattern or model.
Synonyms: exemplar, model, standard, archetype, ideal, epitome, norm, paragon, idol.
Antonyms: imperfection, follower, atypical, antithesis.
10.Backlash (noun) :
Meaning: a strong negative reaction by a large number of people, especially to a social or political development.
Synonyms: backfire, ricochet, counteraction, retaliation, reverberation, opposition, resentment, rebuff, rebound.
Antonyms: decertify, forbid, invalidate, cause.
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