POTENT (ADJ.): (प्रभावकारी) very powerful or effective
Synonyms: dominant, vigorous
Antonyms: impotent, weak
This is a very potent drug and can have unpleasant side-effects.
RESISTANCE (NOUN): (प्रतिरोध) trying to stop something from happening or to stop somebody from doing something
Synonyms: halting, impending
There has been strong resistance to the proposed tax increases.
DISCRIMINATORY (ADJ.): (भेदभावपूर्ण) unfair; treating one person or a group of people worse than others
Synonyms: biased, prejudiced
Business leaders must take a stand against discriminatory practices.
VENTURED (VERB): (जोखिम उठाना) to risk going somewhere or doing something that might be dangerous.
Synonyms: menaced, risked
She rarely ventured outside, except when she went to stock up on groceries.
ENCROACHMENT (NOUN): (अतिक्रमण) the act of gradually taking away someone else's rights, or taking control of someone's time, work, etc.
Synonyms: intrusion, inroad
The new censorship laws are serious encroachments on freedom of expression.
OBSTRUCTION (NOUN): (रुकावट) the act of stopping something from happening or moving
Synonyms: obstacle, barrier
This car is causing an obstruction.
ASSERTION (NOUN): (निश्चयपूर्वक कथन) a statement that says you strongly believe that something is true
Synonyms: affirmation, assert
DEEM (verb): (समझना) to consider or judge something in a particular way
Synonyms: judge, consider
It is deemed bad manners in some cultures to speak with your mouth full of food.
DEFY (Verb): (अवहेलना करना)to refuse to obey somebody/something
Synonyms: disobey, disregard
A few workers have defied the majority decision and gone into work despite the strike.
SALUTARY (ADJ.): (हितकर)having a good effect on somebody/something
Synonyms: beneficial, worthwhile
The accident should be a salutary lesson to be more careful.
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