Daily Hindu Editorial Vocabulary Wordlist: 14th April, 2022

By Nilanjan Paul|Updated : April 14th, 2022

Daily updated The Hindu Editorial vocabulary words with their meanings dated 14th April, 2022 are important for Bank, SSC, Railway & IAS exams. At BYJU’S Exam Prep, our Series is named as "Daily Hindu Editorial Vocabulary Words List: 14th April, 2022 " to shape up your vocabulary from the newspaper wordlist.

With the help of a daily wordlist from Hindu newspaper of 14th April 2022 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 like sedition, connote etc. which can be downloaded from the monthly PDF of The Hindu Editorial Vocabulary to strengthen your preparation.

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Important Vocabulary from The Hindu Editorial: 14th April, 2022

1. Word: Incumbent (पदाधिकारी)

  • Pronunciation: in-kuhm-buh nt/इन्कम्बन्ट
  • Part of Speech: Adjective, Noun
  • Meaning: 
    a. holding an indicated position, role, office, etc., currently (Verb)
    b. obligatory (often followed by on or upon) (Verb)
    c. the holder of an office (Noun)
    d. a person or business that holds a particular position in a company, market, industry, etc. at the present time (Noun)
  • Synonyms: occupant, holder, obligatory, binding
  • Antonyms: non current, dispensable
  • Usage in a sentence: The incumbent president faces problems which began many years before he took office.

2. Word: Far-fetched (अवास्तविक)

  • Pronunciation: fahr-fecht/फार्फेच्ट
  • Part of Speech: Adjective 
  • Meaning:
    a. very unlikely to be true, and difficult to believe
  • Synonyms: improbable, unlikely, implausible
  • Antonyms: probable, likely, realistic
  • Usage in a sentence: Her story about being chased away from school by wolves seems pretty far-fetched.

 3Word: Elicit (प्रकट करना)

  • Pronunciation: ih-lis-it/इलिसिट
  • Part of Speech: Verb
  • Meaning
    a. to get or produce something, especially information or a reaction
    b. to obtain something, esp. information or a reaction
    c. to draw or bring out or forth; educe; evoke
  • Synonyms: evoke, provoke, arouse, trigger
  • Antonyms: repress, cover, hide, conceal
  • Usage in a sentence: Have you managed to elicit a response from them yet?

4. Word: Bonhomie (सौजन्यता)

  • Pronunciation: bon-uh-mee/बानमी
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning:
    a. friendliness and happiness
  • Synonyms: affability, amiability, geniality
  • Antonyms: malice, enmity, hostility, unfriendliness
  • Usage in a sentence: There was a lot of cheerful bonhomie among the people on the trip.

5. Word: Adage (कहावत)

  • Pronunciation: ad-ij/ऐडिज
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning:
    a. a wise saying
    b. a traditional saying expressing a common experience or observation; proverb
  • Synonyms: proverb, maxim, saying, axiom
  • Usage in a sentence: He remembered the old adage "Look before you leap".

6. Word: Well-Worn (जर्जर)

  • Pronunciation: /वेल वोर्न
  • Part of Speech: Adjective 
  • Meaning:
    a. showing the effects of extensive use or wear
    b. trite, hackneyed, or stale
    c. fittingly or becomingly worn or borne
  • Synonyms: hackneyed, trite, threadbare
  • Antonyms: fresh, new, original, pleasing
  • Usage in a sentence: Ecology can be written about without relying on well-worn examples such as tropical rain forests. 

7. Word: Zenith (सर्वोच्च शिखर)

  • Pronunciation: zee-nith/ज़ीनिथ
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning:
    a. the point on the celestial sphere vertically above a given position or observer
    b. a highest point or state; culmination
  • Synonyms: acme, peak, pinnacle, apex
  • Antonyms: bottom, base, nadir
  • Usage in a sentence: The summer sun was at its zenith in a cloudless sky.

8. Word: Mogul (बादशाह)

  • Pronunciation: moh-guh l/मोगल
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning:
    a. a bump or mound of hard snow on a ski slope
    b. an important person who is very rich or powerful
  • Synonyms: tycoon, magnate, king, big shot
  • Antonyms: peasant, subordinate
  • Usage in a sentence: The media mogul said he has no plans to buy the failing newspaper chain.

9. Word: Rambling (भ्रमण/टेढ़ी मेढ़ी गलियाँ या इमारतें)

  • Pronunciation: ram-bling/रैम्बलिंग
  • Part of Speech: Adjective
  • Meaning:
    a. aimlessly wandering
    b. taking an irregular course; straggling
    c. spread out irregularly in various directions
    d. straying from one subject to another; desultory
  • Synonyms: wandering, wordy, discursive, verbose
  • Antonyms: coherent, connected, direct, straight
  • Usage in a sentence: Forbes has published a rambling interview with Kanye West.

10. Word: Scramble (skram-buh l)

  • Pronunciation: skram-buh l/स्क्रैम्बल
  • Part of Speech: Verb, Noun
  • Meaning:
    a. to climb or move quickly using one's hands and feet, as down a rough incline (Verb)
    b. to compete or struggle with others for possession or gain (Verb)
    c. to mix together confusedly (Verb)
    d. a quick climb or progression over rough, irregular ground (Noun)
    e. a struggle for possession or gain (Noun)
  • Synonyms: struggle, rush, scurry, clamber
  • Antonyms: order, walk slowly, drag one's feet
  • Usage in a sentence: She scrambled up the steep hillside and over the rocks.

11. Word: Surrogate (प्रतिनिधि)

  • Pronunciation: sur-uh-geyt/सरगैट
  • Part of Speech: Noun, Adjective, Verb
  • Meaning:
    a. a person appointed to act for another; deputy (Noun)
    b. (in some states) a judicial officer having jurisdiction over the probate of wills, the administration of estates, etc (Noun)
    c. regarded or acting as a surrogate (Adjective)
    d. to put into the place of another as a successor, substitute, or deputy; substitute for another (verb)
    e. involving or indicating the use of a surrogate mother to conceive or carry an embryo (Adjective)
  • Synonyms: substitute, alternate, replacement, deputy
  • Antonyms: biological, real
  • Usage in a sentence: For some people, reading travel books is a surrogate for actual travel.

Practice here Daily Wordlist Quiz

The Hindu Newspaper Vocabulary Based Exercises: 14th April, 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!

  • Mogul
  • Well-worn
  • Adage
  • Bonhomie
  • Incumbent

Exercise 2: Match the columns.

SR No.WordsAntonym

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: 13th April, 2022


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