Daily Hindu Editorial Vocabulary Wordlist: 12th November, 2022

By Shruti Kapoor|Updated : November 12th, 2022

Daily updated The Hindu Editorial vocabulary words with their meanings dated 12th November, 2022 are important for Bank, SSC, Railway & IAS exams. At BYJU’S Exam Prep, our Series is named "Daily Hindu Editorial Vocabulary Words List: 12th November, 2022" to shape up your vocabulary from the newspaper wordlist.

With the help of a daily wordlist from the Hindu newspaper of 12th November, 2022 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 juvenile, proviso 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 November, 2022

1. Word: Mandatory (अनिवार्य आज्ञापक)

  • Pronunciation: man-duh-tawr-ee/मैन्डटोरी
  • Part of Speech: Adjective
  • Meaning:
    a. Something that is mandatory must be done or is demanded by law
  • Synonyms: compulsory, obligatory, required, necessary
  • Antonyms: optional, voluntary, unnecessary
  • Usage in a sentence: The minister is calling for mandatory prison sentences for people who assault police officers.

2. Word: Vicissitude (परिवर्तन)

  • Pronunciation: vi-sis-i-tood/ विसिसिटूड
  • Part of Speech: Noun 
  • Meaning:
    a. a change or variation occurring in the course of something.
    b. interchange or alternation, as of states or things.
    c. regular change or succession of one state or thing to another.
  • Synonyms: variation, diversity, fluctuation
  • Antonyms: certainty, harmony, conformity 
  • Usage in a sentence: The project was subject to the usual vicissitudes of exploratory research. 

 3Word: Turmoil (खलबली)

  • Pronunciation: tur-moil/टर्मॉइल
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning: a state of great disturbance, confusion, or uncertainty.      
  • Synonyms: disorder, clutter, chaos, mess
  • Antonyms: calm, peace, structure
  • Use in a Sentence: His mind was in a state of constant turmoil.

4. Word: Uptick (उत्थान)

  • Pronunciation: uhp-tik/ अपटिक 
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning: a small increase or slight upward trend.
  • Synonyms: uptrend, rise, increase, growth, increment, surge
  • Antonyms: downtick, decrement, decline, loss, abatement, decrease
  • Usage in a sentence: Unfortunately, the passage of the law didn’t translate into an uptick of tenants using vouchers in the city, Martin acknowledged.

5.  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.

6. 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.

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. 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.

9. Word: Wrath (प्रचण्ड क्रोध)

  • Pronunciation: rath/ रैथ
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning: extreme anger
  • Synonyms: rage, anger, fury, outrage
  • Antonyms: happiness, calmness, peace, delight
  • Usage in a Sentence: Jane braved the wrath of her parents by refusing to marry the man they had chosen.

10. Word: Predicament (दुर्दशा)

  • Pronunciation: pri-dik-uh-muh nt/प्रीडिकमन्ट
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning: a difficult, unpleasant, or embarrassing situation.
  • Synonyms: dilemma, quandary, crisis
  • Antonyms: benefit, advantage, agreement
  • Use in a Sentence: Many aspirants find themselves in the predicament of not being able to afford to coach.

The Hindu Newspaper Vocabulary-Based Exercises: 12th November, 2022

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!

  • Mandatory
  • Vicissitude
  • turmoil
  • uptick
  • credibility

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 November, 2022


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