Daily Hindu Editorial Vocabulary Wordlist: 13th September, 2022

By Yitika Saini|Updated : September 13th, 2022

Daily updated The Hindu Editorial vocabulary words with their meanings dated 13th September, 2022 are important for Bank, SSC, Railway & IAS exams. At BYJU’S Exam Prep, our Series is named "Daily Hindu Editorial Vocabulary Words List: 13th September, 2022" to shape up your vocabulary from the newspaper wordlist.

With the help of a daily wordlist from the Hindu newspaper of 13th September, 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 resonate, unviable 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 September, 2022

1. WordTenuous (तुच्छ)

  • Pronunciationten-yoo-uhs/ टेन्यूअस
  • Part of Speech: Adjective
  • Meaning
    a. very weak or slight
    b. very slender or fine; insubstantial
  • Synonyms: insubstantial, flimsy, weak, fragile, dubious, thin, slender, delicate
  • Antonyms: substantial, thick, stable, healthy, significant
  • Usage in a Sentence: He could demonstrate only a tenuous claim to ownership.

2. Word: Foist (थोपना)

  • Pronunciation: foist/फॉइस्ट
  • Part of Speech: Verb
  • Meaning:
    a. to force upon or impose fraudulently or unjustifiably (usually followed by on or upon)
    b. to bring, put, or introduce surreptitiously or fraudulently (usually followed by in or into)
  • Synonyms: impose, inflict, palm off, insinuate
  • Usage in a sentence: She charged that junk food is being foisted on children by TV commercials.

3. Word: Prolonged (दीर्घकालीन)

  • Part of Speech: Adjective
  • Pronunciation: Pro-long-ed
  • Meaning - continuing for a long time or longer than usual, lengthy.
  • Synonyms - continued, delayed
  • Antonyms - shortened
  • Example - They prolonged their visit by a few days.

4. Word: Egregious (कट्टर)

  • Pronunciation: ih-gree-juh s/इग्रीजस
  • Part of Speech: Adjective
  • Meaning:
    a. outstandingly bad; shocking.
    b. remarkably good.
  • Synonyms: outrageous, glaring
  • Antonyms: insignificant, concealed
  • Use in a Sentence: It was an egregious error for a representative to show such disregard.

5. Word: Malevolent (द्रोही)

  • Pronunciation: muh-lev-uh-lent
  • Part of Speech: adjective
  • Meaning having or showing a wish to do evil to others.
  • Synonyms: malicious, spiteful, hostile, evil-minded, baleful, bitter
  • Antonyms benevolent, kindly, kind-hearted, warm-hearted
  • Usage in a sentence: Because of their malevolent purposes, hand grenades are not allowed on commercial flights.

6. Word: Onerous (कष्टदायक)

  • Pronunciation: on-er-uhs/ओनरस
  • Part of Speech: Adjective
  • Meaning: 
    a. burdensome, oppressive, or troublesome; causing hardship:
    b. having or involving obligations or responsibilities, especially legal ones, that outweigh the advantages:
  • Synonyms: arduous, burdensome, difficult
  • Antonyms: easy, light, effortless
  • Usage in a sentence: Easing the pain of a patient is an onerous task for any doctor.

7. Word: Pertinent (उचित)

  • Pronunciation: pur-tn-uhnt/ पर्टिनिन्ट
  • Part of Speech: Adjective
  • Meaning: relevant or applicable to a particular matter; apposite.
  • Synonyms: relevant, germane, apt
  • Antonyms: irrelevant, unrelatable, inappropriate
  • Usage in a sentence: The expert made some pertinent comments on the scheme.

8. Word: Outcry (चिल्लानाकड़ा विरोध)

  • Pronunciation: out-krahy/ आउट्क्राइ
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning:
    a. an exclamation or shout.
    b. a strong expression of public disapproval or anger.
  • Synonyms: protest, cry, clamour, uproar
  • Antonyms: silence
  • Usage in a sentence: There was a public outcry when the scandal broke.

9. Word: Divisive (विभाजनात्मक)

  • Pronunciation: dih-vahy-siv/ डिवाइसिव 
  • Part of Speech: Adjective
  • Meaning: tending to cause disagreement or hostility between people.
  • Synonyms: dividing, splitting, disruptive, inharmonious
  • Antonym: unifying
  • Usage in a Sentence: The divisive issue has divided families and friends, but demonstrations had largely been peaceful until this week.

10. Word: Implicate (अपराध में फंसना)

  • Pronunciation: im-pli-keyt/ इम्प्लकेट
  • Part of Speech: Verb
  • Meaning: 
    a. show (someone) to be involved in a crime.
    b. convey (a meaning) indirectly through what one says, rather than stating it explicitly.
    c. bear some of the responsibility for (an action or process, especially a criminal or harmful one).
  • Synonyms: imply, suggest, hint, signal
  • Antonyms: pardon, absolve
  • Usage in a sentence: He didn't find anything in the notebooks to implicate Meghna.

Practice here Daily Wordlist Quiz

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

  • Foist
  • Divisive
  • Prolonged
  • Pertinent
  • Malevolent

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: 10th September, 2022


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