Daily Hindu Editorial Vocabulary Wordlist: 13th May, 2023

By Shruti Kapoor|Updated : May 13th, 2023

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

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

1. WordDisparate (भिन्न)

  • Pronunciation: dis-per-it/डिस्पेरिट
  • Part of Speech: Adjective
  • Meaning:
    a. distinct in kind; essentially different; dissimilar
  • Synonyms: diverse, different, dissimilar
  • Antonyms: similar, alike, same 
  • Usage in a sentence: The two cultures were so utterly disparate that she found it hard to adapt from one to the other.

2. Word: Dislodge (निकाल देना)

  • Pronunciation: dis-loj/डिस्लाज
  • Part of Speech: Verb
  • Meaning: 
    a. knock or force out of position.
    b. remove from a position of power or authority.
  • Synonyms: displace, eject, evict
  • Antonyms: attach, embed, absorb
  • Usage in a Sentence: We need two victories to dislodge the former team from first place.

 3Word: Batter (चोट लगाना)

  • Pronunciationbat-er/ बैटर
  • Part of Speech: Verb, Noun
  • Meaning
    a. strike repeatedly with hard blows. (Verb)
    b. censure, criticize or defeat severely. (Verb)
    c. a semi-liquid mixture of flour, egg, and milk or water, used for making pancakes or for coating food before frying. (Noun)
  • Synonyms: beat, thrash, pummel, strike
  • Antonyms: improve, adorn, decorate, protect
  • Usage in a Sentence: The boy was battered and cut badly enough to be hospitalized overnight.

4. Word: Queer (विचित्र, समलैंगिक, धोखा देना)

  • Pronunciation: kweer/ क्विर
  • Part of Speech: Adjective, Noun, Verb
  • Meaning: a. strange; odd. [Adjective]
    b. a homosexual. [Noun]
    c. spoil or ruin (an agreement, event, or situation). [Verb]
  • Synonyms: odd, strange, peculiar
  • Antonyms: normal, common, usual
  • Usage in a Sentence: His imagination played round that queer idea.

5. Word: Leash (नियंत्रण)

  • Pronunciation: leesh/ लीश
  • Part of Speech: Noun, Verb
  • Meaning
    a. a restraint (Noun)
    b. restrain (Verb)
  • Synonyms: control, restraint, check, curb, suppress, chain
  • Antonyms: release, unlace, unleash, emancipate
  • Usage in a Sentence: I managed to hold my anger in leash until she had gone.

6. Word: Pitch

  • Pronunciation: pich
  • Part of speech: Verb, Noun
  • Meaning
    a. to erect or set up (a tent, camp, or the like) (Verb)
    b. to put, set, or plant in a fixed or definite place or position (verb)
    c. to plunge or fall forward
    d. relative point, position, or degree (Noun)
    e. an area painted with lines for playing particular sports (Noun)
    f. a speech or act that attempts to persuade someone to buy or do something (Noun)
  • Synonyms: cast, launch, hurl
  • Antonyms: decline, catch, destroy, break down
  • Usage in a sentence: She made a pitch for the job but she didn't get it.

7. Word: Dictate (निर्धारण करना)

  • Pronunciation: dik-teyt/डिक्टेट
  • Part of Speech: Noun, Verb
  • Meaning: 
    a. state or order authoritatively. [Verb]
    b. an order or principle that must be obeyed. [Noun]
  • Synonyms: command, prescribe
  • Antonyms: appeal, undergo
  • Usage in Sentence: It took him a long time to dictate this letter.

8. Word: Consolation (आश्वासन)

  • Pronunciation: kon-suh-ley-shuhn/ कान्सलेशन
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning
    a. the comfort received by a person after a loss or disappointment.
    b. a person or thing providing consolation.
  • Synonyms: comfort, solace, relief
  • Antonyms: torment, affliction, agony, torture, distress
  • Usage in a Sentence: His kind words were a consolation to me.

9. Word: Noteworthy (ध्यान देने योग्य)

  • Pronunciation: nōtwerethee / नोट्वर्दी 
  • Part of Speech: Adjective
  • Meaning: Worth paying attention to; interesting or significant.
  • Synonyms: notable, important
  • Antonyms: insignificant, ordinary
  • Usage in a sentence: It is noteworthy that only 15% of senior managers are women.

10. Word: Spectrum (विस्तृत श्रेणी)

  • Pronunciation: spek-truhm/स्पेक्ट्रम
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning: 
    a. (Physics)an array of entities, as light waves or particles, ordered in accordance with the magnitudes of a common physical property, as wavelength or mass: often the band of colors produced when sunlight is passed through a prism, comprising red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo, and violet
    b. (Physics) this band or series of colors together with extensions at the ends that are not visible to the eye, but that can be studied by means of photography, heat effects, etc., and that are produced by the dispersion of radiant energy other than ordinary light rays.Compare band spectrum, electromagnetic spectrum, mass spectrum
    c. a broad range of varied but related ideas or objects, the individual features of which tend to overlap so as to form a continuous series or sequence
  • Synonyms: range, gamut, scope
  • Antonyms: monochromatic
  • Usage in a sentence: He was held in great affection by people from the entire political spectrum.

Practice here Daily Wordlist Quiz

The Hindu Newspaper Vocabulary Based Exercises: 13th 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!

  • Queer
  • Batter
  • Spectrum
  • Noteworthy
  • Consolation 


Exercise 2: Match the columns.

SR No.WordSynonym
1range important
2 afflictionodd
3 peculiar restraint
4 control agony
5 notable scope

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 May, 2023


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