Meaning: (especially of a smell) spread through and be perceived in every part of; be present and apparent throughout. (सब जगह फै लजाना, व्याप्त होना)
Synonyms: Permeate, Suffuse, Perfuse, Infuse, Impregnate
Antonyms: Drain, Deplete, Vacate
Example: A feeling of great sadness pervades the film.
Meaning: Extremely unpleasant or upsetting; Horrible (अत्यतं अप्रिय; भयानक)
Synonyms: Harrowing, Traumatic, Awful, Woeful, Distressing
Antonyms: Comforting, Calming, Cheering, Consoling
Example: The film is a gut-wrenching portrait of domestic violence.
Meaning: disturbing because concerned with or causing a fear of death; Shockingly repellent; inspiring horror (भयकरं, भयावह)
Synonyms: Sinister, Gruesome, Morbid, Grotesque, Grisly
Antonyms: Pleasant, Delightful, Normal, Cheerful
Example: My taste in movies is rather dark, I enjoy mostly macabre horror films.
Meaning: an opinion or conclusion formed on the basis of incomplete information; an unproven mathematical or scientific theorem (अनमानु)
Synonyms: Surmise, Hypothesis, Notion, Presumption, Hunch
Antonyms: Fact, Proof, Certainty
Example: I’ve made various conjectures on how the situation would turn out.
Meaning: Extremely wicked, deeply criminal (जघन्य, घप्रितृ)
Synonyms: Appalling, Ghastly, Detestable, Execrable, Atrocious, Odious
Antonyms: Respectable, Likeable, Glorious, Virtuous
Example: The criminal received the death penalty for his heinous crime.
Meaning: incapable of being wrong; Not liable to error (दोषातीत)
Synonyms: Unerring, Flawless, Impeccable, Unimpeachable, Unfailing
Antonyms: Flawed, Uncertain, Doubting, Improper
Example: WE AFFIRM that Scripture in its entirety is inerrant, being free from all falsehood, fraud, or deceit.
Meaning: based on, concerned with, or verifiable by observation or experience rather than theory or pure logic. (ियोगप्रसद्ध)
Synonyms: Pragmatic, Factual, Experimental, Realistic, Observational
Antonyms: Theoretical, Hypothetical, Conjectural, Unsustainable
Example: We now have empirical evidence that the moon is covered with dust.
Meaning: grossly unfair and morally wrong; wicked because it is believed to be a sin (अधमम, अन्यायपिमू)
Synonyms: Nefarious, Odious, Malicious, Base, Vile, Heinous, Vicious
Antonyms: Virtuous, Righteous, Moral, Upright, Ethical
Example: Greed is iniquitous, a sin before God and man.
Meaning: inspiring disgust and loathing; repugnant; Offensive to the mind (प्रघनौना)
Synonyms: Abominable, Obnoxious, Detestable, Revolting
Antonyms: Appealing, Innocuous, Inoffensive
Example: Racism of any kind is abhorrent to me.
Meaning: punishment inflicted or retribution exacted for an injury or wrong; The act of taking revenge (िप्रतशोध)
Synonyms: Revenge, Retribution, Retaliation, Reprisal, Nemesis
Antonyms: Mercy, Lenity, Clemency, Pardon
Example: He swore vengeance on his child’s killer.