Daily Hindu Editorial Vocabulary Wordlist: 27th December 2021

By Oindrila Banerjee|Updated : December 27th, 2021

Daily updated The Hindu Editorial vocabulary words with their meanings dated 27th December 2021 are important for Bank, SSC, Railway & IAS exams. At BYJU’S Exam Prep, our Series is named as "Daily Hindu Editorial Vocabulary Words List: 27th December 2021" to shape up your vocabulary from the newspaper wordlist.

With the help of a daily wordlist from Hindu newspaper of 27th December 2021, our aim is to help you completely understand the commonly used words with their meanings, pronunciations, synonyms, antonyms, proper use in sentences, etc. Today's the Hindu newspaper contains important vocabulary words like zeal, audacious, etc. which can be downloaded from the monthly PDF of The Hindu Editorial Vocabulary to strengthen your preparation.

Important Vocabulary from The Hindu Editorial: 27th December 2021

1. Word: Incitement (उत्तेजना)

  • Pronunciation: in-sahyt-muh nt/ इन्साइट्मन्ट
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning: the action of provoking unlawful behaviour or urging someone to behave unlawfully.
  • Synonyms: provocation, stimulus, incentive, incitation, impulse
  • Antonyms: hindrance, deterrence, impediment
  • Usage in a sentence: The rock band's failure to show up incited a riot, as the crowd had waited for hours.

2. Word: Provocative (उकसाने वाला)

  • Pronunciation: pruh-vok-uh-tiv/ प्रोवाकटिव
  • Part of Speech: Adjective
  • Meaning
    a. causing anger or another strong reaction, especially deliberately.
    b. intended or intending to arouse sexual desire or interest.
  • Synonyms: annoying, irritating, exasperating, infuriating, alluringseductivetempting
  • Antonyms: soothing, calming, boring
  • Usage in a sentence: Regional theatre is new, exciting, provocative and makes people talk.

 3. Word: Unconscionable (अविवेकपूर्ण)

  • Pronunciation: uhn-kon-shuh-nuh-buh l/अन्कान्शनबल
  • Part of Speech: Adjective
  • Meaning: not right or reasonable, unreasonably excessive.
  • Synonyms: outrageous, extravagant
  • Antonyms: ethical, decent
  • Use in a Sentence: The war caused an unconscionable amount of suffering.

4. WordGenocide (जातिसंहार)

  • Pronunciationjen-uh-sahyd
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning: the deliberate killing of a large group of people, especially those of a particular nation or ethnic group.
  • Synonyms: mass murder, extermination, annihilation, massacre
  • Antonyms: peace, toleration, amity, endurance
  • Usage in a Sentence: Lawmakers passed a motion recognising the Ottoman slaughter of Armenians in 1915 as a genocide.

5. Word: Zeal (उत्साह)

  • Pronunciation: zeel
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning -a lot of energy, effort, and enthusiasm
  • Synonyms - enthusiasm,eagerness ,passion
  • Antonyms -Laziness, indifference, neglect
  • Usage in a sentence - Ramya’s zeal made her stand apart from all the other candidates during the interview process.

6. Word: Apotheosize (उत्कृष्टता)

  • Pronunciation: uh-poth-ee-uh-sahyz/अपाथीओसिस
  • Part of Speech: Verb
  • Meaning: elevate to, or as if to, the rank of a god; idolize.
  • Synonyms: glorify, venerate
  • Antonyms: condemn, degrade
  • Use in a Sentence: Their leader apotheosized courage.

7. WordSectarian (सम्प्रदायवादी)

  • Pronunciation: sek-tair-ee-uh n/ सेक्टेरीअन
  • Part of Speech: Adjective, Noun
  • Meaning:
    a. denoting or concerning a sect or sects. (Adjective)
    b. rigidly following the doctrines of a sect or other group. (Adjective)
    c. a member of a sect. (Noun)
    d. a person who rigidly follows the doctrines of a sect or other group. (Noun) 
  • Synonyms: partisan, bigot, fanatic
  • Antonyms: liberal, nonsectarian, unbiased
  • Usage in a Sentence: The ferry was packed with refugees fleeing sectarian violence in the Moluccas.

8. Word: Impunity (दण्ड से मुक्ति)

  • Pronunciationइम्प्यूनिटी
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning: Exemption from punishment or freedom from the injurious consequences of an action.
  • Synonyms: nonliability, privilege
  • Antonyms: Custody, Committal, Bonding
  • Usage in a Sentence: I am surprised by the fact that the man who kidnapped his wife was allowed to walk away with impunity!

9. Word: Audacious (दुःसाहसी)

  • Pronunciation: aw-dey-shuhs/ ऑडेशस
  • Part of Speech: Adjective
  • Meaning:
    a. extremely bold or daring; recklessly brave; fearless:
    b. extremely original; without restriction to prior ideas; highly inventive:
    c. recklessly bold in defiance of convention, propriety, law, or the like; insolent; brazen.
    lively; unrestrained; uninhibited:
  • Synonyms: bold, courageous, daring 
  • Antonyms: shy, timid, coward
  • Usage in a sentence: His audacious shot earned him six runs as well as rave reviews from people. 

10Word: Tepid (गुनगुना,उत्साहहीन)

  • Pronunciation: tey-pid/टेपिड
  • Part of Speech: Adjective
  • Meaning: displaying little interest or enthusiasm
  • Synonyms: unenthusiastic, half-hearted 
  • Antonyms: enthusiastic, ardent 
  • Usage in a Sentence: The president has seen his popularity grow tepid ever since he mishandled the budget crisis.

Practice here Daily Wordlist Quiz

The Hindu Newspaper Vocabulary Based Exercises: 22nd December 2021

Based on the description of the words, we have some practice questions for you. Answer these questions in the comments section. Our team will review them at the earliest!

Exercise 1. Make your own Sentences.

Here are some of the words from the above article. Try to frame sentences from them in your own words and share them with us in the comments section!

  • incitement
  • provocative 
  • unconscionable 
  • genocide 
  • zeal 

Exercise 2: Match the columns.

SR No.WordSynonym

Share your answers in the comment section. 

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You can also check the wordlist articles for the previous days from the link below: Daily Hindu Editorial Vocabulary Wordlist: 25th December 2021

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  • The important vocabulary words from The Hindu newspaper of 27th December 2021 are apotheosize, unconscionable, sectarian, etc.

  • You can download the Hindu Editorial vocabulary PDF of December 27th, 2021 from the monthly capsule.

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