Daily Hindu Editorial Vocabulary Wordlist: 12th January, 2023

By Shruti Kapoor|Updated : January 12th, 2023

Daily updated The Hindu Editorial vocabulary words with their meanings dated 12th January, 2023 are important for Bank, SSC, Railway & IAS exams. At BYJU’S Exam Prep, our Series is named "Daily Hindu Editorial Vocabulary Words List: 12th January, 2023" to shape up your vocabulary from the newspaper wordlist.

With the help of a daily wordlist from the Hindu newspaper of 12th January, 2023 our aim is to help you completely understand the commonly used words with their meanings, pronunciations, synonyms, antonyms, and proper use in sentences, etc. Today's Hindu newspaper contains important vocabulary words like  etc. which can be downloaded from the monthly PDF of The Hindu Editorial Vocabulary to strengthen your preparation.

Important Vocabulary from The Hindu Editorial: 12th January, 2023

1. WordTightrope (जटिल स्थिति)

  • Pronunciation: tahyt-rohp/ टाइट्रोप
  • Part of Speech: Noun, Verb
  • Meaning
    a. a rope or wire stretched tightly high above the ground, on which acrobats perform feats of balancing. [Noun]
    b. to deal with a difficult situation, especially one involving making a decision between two opposing plans of action. [Verb]
  • Synonyms: mess, complication
  • Antonyms: simplicity, ease
  • Usage in a Sentence: School administrators walk a tightrope between the demands of the community and the realities of how children really behave.

2. Word: Credibility (विश्वसनीयता)

  • Pronunciation: kred-uh-bil-i-tee/ क्रेडिबिलिटी
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning: 

        a. the quality of being trusted and believed in.

        b. the quality of being convincing or believable.

  • Synonyms: reliability, trustworthiness
  • Antonyms: dishonesty, betrayal
  • Use in Sentence: The report gives an appearance of scientific credibility.

3. WordRein in something/someone (लगाम खींचना)

  • Pronunciation: rein in/रेंन इन 
  • Meaning:
    a. to control undesirable activity or growth, or control someone who is behaving badly
  • Synonyms: curb, restrain, check, control
  • Antonyms: make a fuss, continue smoothly
  • Usage in a sentence: The premier will soon rein in his new security chief.

4. WordAmple (यथेष्ट)

  • Pronunciationam-puhl
  • Part of Speech: Adjective
  • Meaning:  
    a. enough or more than enough; plentiful.
    b. large and accommodating.
  • Synonyms: large, abundant, plentiful, extensive, substantial
  • Antonyms: limited, insufficient, little, meager
  • Usage in a Sentence: The police found ample evidence of wrongdoing.

5. WordDisquiet (व्याकुल होना)

  • Pronunciation: dis-kwahy-it/डिस्क्वाइइट
  • Part of Speech: Noun, Verb
  • Meaning:
    a. a feeling of worry or unease. [Noun]
    b. make (someone) worried or uneasy. [Verb]
  • Synonyms: uneasiness, worry, anxiety, agitate, upset
  • Antonyms: calm, ease, comfort, peace
  • Use in a Sentence: We shall find the reason for disquiet about this argument.

6. WordHover (मंडराना)

  • Pronunciation: ho-ver
  • Part of Speech: Verb
  • Meaning  - to remain near a place or individual
  • Synonyms - drift, flickerwaver, poise, linger
  • Antonyms -settle,rest
  • Usage in a sentence - Because I was sick a lot when I was a child, my mother would always hover over me.

7. Word: Mandate (आदेश देना)

  • Pronunciationman-deyt/मैन्डेट
  • Part of Speech: Noun, Verb
  • Meaning:
    a. an official order or commission to do something. [Noun]
    b. give (someone) authority to act in a certain way. [Verb]
  • Synonyms: order, command, instruction
  • Antonyms: prohibit, abolish, denial
  • Usage in a Sentence: The organization was chosen with a mandate to reduce the size of the government.

8. WordAugur (आगम कहनानिमित्तज्ञ)

  • Pronunciation: aw-ger
  • Part of Speech: Noun, Verb
  • Meaning:
    a.(in ancient Rome) a religious official who observed natural signs, especially the behaviour of birds, interpreting these as an indication of divine approval or disapproval of a proposed action. [Noun]
    b.(of an event or circumstance) portend a good or bad outcome. [Verb]
  • Synonyms: portend, presage, bode
  • Usage in a sentence: Conflicts among the various groups do not augur well for the future of the peace talks.

9. Word: Ebb (कम होना/घटना)

  • Pronunciation: eb/एब
  • Part of Speech: Noun, Verb
  • Meaning
    a. the flowing back of the tide as the water returns to the sea (opposed to flood, flow) (Noun)
    b. a flowing backward or away; decline or decay (Noun)
    c. a point of decline (Noun)
    d. to decline or decay; fade away (Verb)
    e. to flow back or away, as the water of a tide (Verb)
  • Synonyms: wane, decline, decrease, subside
  • Antonyms: surge, increase, advance, tide
  • Usage in a sentence: He could feel his strength ebbing.

10. Word: Bite the bullet  (मजबूरी में स्वीकार करना) 

  • Part of Speech: Phrase of bite
  • Meaning: decide to do something difficult or unpleasant that one has been putting off or hesitating over.
  • Synonyms: confront, commit, cope with
  • Antonyms: avoid, neglect
  • Use in a Sentence: Many organizations had to bite the bullet and lay off some of their employees.

The Hindu Newspaper Vocabulary-Based Exercises: 12th January, 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!

  • Bite the bullet
  • Rein in
  • Anchor
  • Hover
  • Disquiet

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: 11th January, 2023


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