Daily Hindu Editorial Vocabulary Wordlist: 13th March, 2023

By Shruti Kapoor|Updated : March 13th, 2023

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

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

1. WordWherewithal (साधन)

  • Pronunciation: hwair-with-awl/वेर्विदॉल
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning: the money or other means needed for a particular purpose.
  • Synonyms: resources, assets, cash
  • Antonyms: inability, ineptitude, incompetence
  • Use in a Sentence: She didn't have the wherewithal to repay the loan

2. Word: Topple (गिर पड़ना)

  • Pronunciation: taw-pal/टापल
  • Part of Speech: Adjective
  • Meaning: overbalance or cause to overbalance and fall/remove (a government or person in authority) from power; overthrow.
  • Synonyms: overthrow, oust, depose, unseat, overturn
  • Antonyms: establish, hold, increase, rise, support
  • Use in a Sentence: It is the high time to take some serious and effective steps to topple the orthodoxy of society.

3. Word: Manoeuvre (पैंतरेबाज़ी करना)

  • Pronunciation: muh-noo-ver/मनूवर
  • Part of Speech: Noun, Verb
  • Meaning: 

        a. move skilfully or carefully.

        b. carefully guide or manipulate (someone or something) in order to achieve an end.

  • Synonyms: artifice, manipulate
  • Antonyms: innocence, sincerity
  • Use in a Sentence: His resignation from the competition was a tactical manoeuvre.

4. Word: Plague (कष्ट देना)

  • Part of Speech: Verb
  • Meaning:

        a) cause continual trouble or distress to. 

  • Pronunciation
  • Synonyms: harass, pester, annoy
  • Antonyms: aid, advantage, benefit
  • Use in a Sentence: Fears about job security plague nearly half the workforce. 

5. Word: Distress (दुःख होना)

  • Pronunciation: dih-stres/डिस्ट्रेस
  • Part of Speech:  Noun
  • Meaning: 

        a. extreme anxiety, sorrow, or pain. [Noun]

        b. cause (someone) anxiety, sorrow, or pain. [Verb]

  • Synonyms:  anguish, suffering
  • Antonyms: comfort, pleasure
  • Use in a Sentence: Jealousy causes distress and painful emotions.

6. WordVerdict (विचार-फल)

  • Pronunciation: vur-dikt/वर्डिक्ट
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning: 

        a. a decision on an issue of fact in a civil or criminal case or an inquest.

        b. an opinion or judgement.

  • Synonyms:  decision, resolution, pronouncement, conclusion
  • Antonyms: accusation, inception, prelude
  • Use in a Sentence: The board returned a unanimous guilty verdict.

7. Word: Lofty (उच्च)

  • Pronunciation: lawf-tee/लॉफ्टी
  • Part of Speech: Adjective
  • Meaning: 
    a. of imposing height.
    b. (of wool and other textiles) thick and resilient.
    c. eminent
  • Synonyms: elevated, haughty
  • Antonyms: modest, humble
  • Use in a Sentence: The man has a lofty position in the firm.

8. Word: Dovish (शांतिवादी)

  • Pronunciation: duhv-sh/डविश
  • Part of Speech: Adjective
  • Meaning: 
    a. supporting discussion or other peaceful solutions in political relationships rather than the use of force:
  • Synonyms: pacifist, warmhearted
  • Antonyms: unfriendly, hostile
  • Use in Sentence: She is a dovish legislator who was one of the underwriters of a model peace treaty.

9. Word: At the heart of (के केंद्र में)

  • Pronunciation: एट द हार्ट ऑफ़
  • Part of Speech: Phrase
  • Meaning: at the centre of
  • Synonyms: at the base of, underlying, focus
  • Antonyms: apparently, lastly
  • Use in a Sentence: A disagreement about boundaries is at the heart of the dispute.

10. Word: Step in (में हस्तक्षेप करना)

  • Pronunciation: स्टेप इन
  • Part of Speech: Phrasal verb of step 
  • Meaning: 
    a. become involved in a difficult situation, especially in order to help.
    b. act as a substitute for someone.
  • Synonyms: intervene, intercede, mediate
  • Antonyms: abandon, leave
  • Use in a Sentence: The military may step in if the crisis continues.

 Practice here Daily Wordlist Quiz

The Hindu Newspaper Vocabulary Based Exercises: 13th March, 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!

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!

  • At the heart of
  • Step in
  • Dovish
  • Lofty
  • Verdict

Exercise 2:

S No.Write 1 synonym & Antonym of the given word

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: 10th March, 2023


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