Daily Hindu Editorial Vocabulary Wordlist: 10th May, 2023

By Shruti Kapoor|Updated : May 10th, 2023

Daily updated The Hindu Editorial vocabulary words with their meanings dated 10th May, 2023 are important for Bank, SSC, Railway & IAS exams. At BYJU’S Exam Prep, our Series is named "Daily Hindu Editorial Vocabulary Words List: 10th May, 2023 " to shape up your vocabulary from the newspaper wordlist.

With the help of a daily wordlist from the Hindu newspaper of 10th May, 2023 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. which can be downloaded from the monthly PDF of The Hindu Editorial Vocabulary to strengthen your preparation.

Important Vocabulary from The Hindu Editorial: 10th May, 2023

1. Word: Culminate (समाप्त होना)

  • Pronunciation: kuhl-muh-neyt/ कल्मिनैट
  • Part of Speech: Verb
  • Meaning: reach a climax or point of highest development.
  • Synonymspeakclimax, conclude, end
  • Antonyms: start, commence, begin, initiate, embark
  • Usage in a sentence: A bitter feud culminated into months of tension.

2. WordSpur (प्रेरित करना)

  • Pronunciation: spur/ स्पर
  • Part of Speech: Noun, Verb
  • Meaning: 
    a. a thing that prompts or encourages someone; an incentive. [Noun]
    b. give an incentive or encouragement to (someone). [Verb]
  • Synonyms: urge, encourage, motivate
  • Antonyms: discourage, hindrance, obstacle
  • Usage in a Sentence: On the spur of the moment, we all decided to hold a dance party.

 3Word: Gauge (अनुमान/आंकना)

  • Pronunciation: geyj/गैज
  • Part of Speech: Verb/Noun
  • Meaning:

        a) the thickness, size, or capacity of something, especially as a standard measure, in particular 

        b) estimate or determine the amount, level, or volume of.

  • Synonyms: measure, evaluate, compute
  • Antonyms: guess
  • Use in a Sentence: You should use a thermometer to gauge the temperature.

4.  WordAlacrity (उत्साह)

  • Pronunciationuh-lak-ri-tee/ अलैक्रटी
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning: brisk and cheerful readiness.
  • Synonyms: willingness, eagerness, readiness, preparedness
  • Antonyms: laziness, reluctance, indifference, disinclination, aversion
  • Usage in a sentence: It was an interesting challenge and I responded with alacrity.

5. Word: Legacy (विरासत)

  • Pronunciation: leg-uh-see/लेगसी
  • Part of Speech: Noun, Adjective
  • Meaning:
    a. (Law) a gift of property, especially personal property, as money, by will; a bequest (Noun)
    b. anything handed down from the past, as from an ancestor or predecessor (Noun)
    c. an applicant to or student at a school that was attended by his or her parent (Noun)
    d. of or relating to old or outdated computer hardware, software, or data that, while still functional, does not work well with up-to-date systems (Adjective)
  • Synonyms: heritage, inheritance, bequest
  • Antonyms: dispossession, declamation, abnegation
  • Usage in a sentence: An elderly cousin had left her a small legacy.

6. Word: Galvanise (प्रेरित करना)

  • Pronunciation: gal-vuh-nahyz/ गैल्वनाइज़
  • Part of Speech: Verb
  • Meaning: shock or excite (someone) into taking action.
  • Synonyms: stimulate, excite, energize, encourage
  • Antonyms: discourage, deter, dissuade
  • Usage in a sentence: He decided to talk loudly and galvanise the team into action.

7. WordHelm (नियंत्रण)

  • Pronunciation: helm/हेल्म
  • Part of Speech
  • Meaning:
    a. a wheel or tiller by which a ship is steered (Noun)
    b. the entire steering apparatus of a ship (Noun)
    c. the place or post of control (Noun)
    d. to steer; direct (Verb)
  • Synonyms: control, tiller, rudder
  • Antonyms: uncontrolled, muddle, rebellion
  • Usage in a sentence: In January, a new president will take the helm.

8. Word: Moot (विचार करना)

  • Part of Speech: Verb, Adjective
  • Meaning: 
    a. subject to debate, dispute, or uncertainty. [Adjective]
    b. having little or no practical relevance. [Adjective]
    c. raise (a question or topic) for discussion; suggest (an idea or possibility). [Verb]
  • Pronunciation: moot/मूट
  • Synonyms: debatable, disputable, arguable, uncertain
  • Antonyms: definite, certain, irrefutable
  • Use in a Sentence: It's a moot point whether Rohan or Sohan is a better player.

9. Word: Avenues (रास्ता)

  • Pronunciation: av-uh-nyoo/ऐवन्यू
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning
    a. a wide street or main thoroughfare
    b. a means of access or attainment
    c. a way or means of entering into or approaching a place
  • Synonyms: ways, paths, routes
  • Antonyms: aisles, alley, arcaded
  • Usage in a sentence: The broad avenues are shaded by splendid trees. 

 10.  Word: Notion (विचार, अभिप्राय)

  • Pronunciation: noh-shuhn/नोशन
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning:
    a. a general understanding; vague or imperfect conception or idea of something
    b. an opinion, view, or belief
    c. conception or idea
    d. a fanciful or foolish idea; whim
    e. an ingenious article, device, or contrivance; knickknack
  • Synonyms: idea, impression, thought
  • Antonyms: need, accident, actuality
  • Usage in a sentence: I have only a vague notion of what she does for a living.

Practice here Daily Wordlist Quiz

The Hindu Newspaper Vocabulary Based Exercises: 10th May, 2023

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!

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!

  • culminate
  • spur
  • gauge
  • alacrity
  • legacy

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: 9th May, 2023


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