Daily Hindu Editorial Vocabulary Wordlist: 13th January, 2023

By Shruti Kapoor|Updated : January 13th, 2023

Daily updated The Hindu Editorial vocabulary words with their meanings dated 13th 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: 13th January, 2023" to shape up your vocabulary from the newspaper wordlist.

With the help of a daily wordlist from the Hindu newspaper of 13th 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: 13th January, 2023

1. Word: Lobby (प्रचार करना, अपने पक्ष में जनमत तैयार करना)

  • Pronunciation: lob-ee/लाबी
  • Part of Speech: Noun, Verb
  • Meaning: 
    a. an entrance hall, corridor, or vestibule, as in a public building, often serving as an anteroom; foyer(Noun)
    b. a large public room or hall adjacent to a legislative chamber (Noun)
    c. a group of persons who work or conduct a campaign to influence members of a legislature to vote according to the group's special interest (Noun)
    d. to solicit or try to influence the votes of members of a legislative body (Verb)
  • Synonyms: push, foyer, entry
  • Antonyms: exit, repress, drudge
  • Usage in a sentence: Small businesses have lobbied hard for/against changes in the tax laws. 

2. Phrase: Drum up (खींच लेना)

  • Pronunciation: drum-up/ड्रम अप 
  • Meaning:
    a. to try to increase business activity or get support for something
  • Synonyms: find, reach, seek
  • Antonyms: dissuade, lose, neglect
  • Usage in a sentence: Retailers are trying to drum up sales with price cuts.

 3Word: Cement (मज़बूत बनाना)

  • Pronunciation: si-ment/सिमेन्ट
  • Part of Speech: Noun, Verb
  • Meaning
    a. to make something such as an agreement or friendship stronger (Verb)
  • Synonyms: concrete, grout, affix
  • Antonyms: divide, split, assail
  • Usage in a sentence: Lying under oath, the banker’s untruthfulness was all that was needed to cement his already doomed fate. 

4. Word: Peg (स्थिर रखना)

  • Pronunciation: peg/पेग
  • Part of Speech: Noun, Verb
  • Meaning:
    a. to drive or insert a peg into (Verb)
    b. to fasten with or as with pegs (Verb)
    c. a pin of wood or other material driven or fitted into something, as to fasten parts together, to hang things on, to make fast a rope or string on, to stop a hole, or to mark some point (Noun)
    d. a leg, either real or wooden (Noun)
  • Synonyms: pin, fasten, nail
  • Antonyms: detach, clutter, derange
  • Usage in a sentence: The government removed the currency from its peg against the dollar.

5. Word: Corpus (समूह)

  • Pronunciation: kawr-puhs/कॉर्पस
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning:
    a. a large or complete collection of writings
    b. the body of a person or animal, especially when dead
    c. a principal or capital sum, as opposed to interest or income
  • Synonyms: principal, body, collection
  • Antonyms: quintessence, subordinate idea, secondary
  • Usage in a sentence: In the bottom of the writer’s desk, a corpus of never published manuscripts was found.

6. Word: Prohibitive (प्रतिषेधक) 

  • Pronunciation: proh-hib-i-tiv/प्रोहिबिटिव
  • Part of Speech: Adjective
  • Meaning:
    a. serving or tending to prohibit or forbid something:
    b. sufficing to prevent the use, purchase, etc., of something
    c. having so great a likelihood of success that others vying for the same thing are essentially prevented from succeeding
  • Synonyms: exorbitant, extortionate, unreasonable
  • Antonyms: affordable, inexpensive, permissive
  • Usage in a sentence: Hotel prices in the major cities are high but not prohibitive.

7. Phrase: Roll out (प्रस्तुतीकरण)

  • Pronunciation: rohl-out/रोल आउट 
  • Meaning:
    a. the introduction or inauguration of a new product or service, as by an advertising campaign, public announcement, or exhibition
  • Synonyms: straighten, unfurling, spread 
    • Antonyms: sack out, drift off
  • Usage in a sentence: A media campaign is expected to roll out early next year.

8. Word: Malformation (विकृत रचना)

  • Pronunciation: mal-fawr-mey-shuhn/मैल्फोर्मेशन
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning:
    a. faulty or anomalous formation or structure, especially in a living body
  • Synonyms: deformity, abnormality, distortion
  • Usage in a sentence: Exposure to radiation can lead to malformation of the embryo.

9. Word: Crowdfunding (निधीकरण)

  • Pronunciation: kroud-fuhn-ding/क्राउड फन्डिंग
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning:
    a. the activity or process of raising money from a large number of people, typically through a website, as for a project or small business (Noun)
  • Synonyms: joint financing, pooled funding
  • Usage in a sentenceCrowdfunding provides locally sourced finance for renewable energy projects around the country.

10. Word: Mass (सार्वजनिक)

  • Pronunciation: mas/मैस
  • Part of Speech
  • Meaning:
    a. to come together in or form a mass or masses (Adjective)
    b. affecting a number of people, but more than two and typically a large number (Adjective)
    c. a collection of incoherent particles, parts, or objects regarded as forming one body (Noun)
    d. to come together in large numbers (Verb)
  • Synonyms: heap, crowd, pack
  • Antonyms: handful, speck
  • Usage in a sentence: Thousands of troops have massed along the border in preparation for an invasion.

The Hindu Newspaper Vocabulary-Based Exercises: 13th 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!

  • Corpus
  • Roll out
  • Malformation
  • Crowdfunding
  • Mass

Exercise 2: Match the columns.

SR No.WordSynonym
1 lobby seek
2 drum up entry
3 cement exorbitant
4 peg affix
5 prohibitive fasten

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: 12th January, 2023


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