Daily Hindu Editorial Vocabulary Wordlist: 14th March, 2023

By Shruti Kapoor|Updated : March 14th, 2023

Daily updated The Hindu Editorial vocabulary words with their meanings dated 14th 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: 14th March, 2023 " to shape up your vocabulary from the newspaper wordlist.

With the help of a daily wordlist from the Hindu newspaper of 14th 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: 14th March, 2023

1. WordInsipid (नीरस)

  • Pronunciation: in-sip-id/ इन्सिपिड
  • Part of Speech: Adjective
  • Meaning: not having a strong taste or character, or having no interest or energy
  • Synonyms: bland, flat, vapid, dull
  • Antonyms: tasty, interesting, delicious
  • Usage in a sentence: The project reeked of insipid ideas and lack of creativity.

2. Word: Fragile (कमज़ोर)

  • Pronunciation: fraj-uh l/फ्रैजल
  • Part of Speech: Adjective
  • Meaning:
    a. easily broken, shattered, or damaged; delicate; brittle; frail
    b. vulnerably delicate, as in appearance
    c. lacking in substance or force; flimsy
  • Synonyms: delicate, weak, frail, feeble
  • Antonyms: unbreakable, firm, strong
  • Usage in a sentence: One's ego should not be so fragile that it is hurt at the drop of a hat.

3. Word: Augur (आगम कहनानिमित्तज्ञ)

  • Pronunciation: aw-ger
  • Part of Speech: Noun, Verb
  • Meaning:
    a.(in ancient Rome) a religious official who observed natural signs, especially the behaviour of birds, interpreting these as an indication of divine approval or disapproval of a proposed action. [Noun]
    b.(of an event or circumstance) portend a good or bad outcome. [Verb]
  • Synonyms: portend, presage, bode
  • Usage in a sentence: Conflicts among the various groups do not augur well for the future of the peace talks.

 4. Word: Probe (जांच करना)

  • Pronunciation: prohb/ प्रोब
  • Part of Speech: Noun, Verb 
  • Meaning: 
    a. a thorough investigation into a crime or other matter. [Noun]
    b. explore or examine (something), especially with the hands or an instrument. [Verb]
  • Synonyms: scrutinize, inquiry
  • Antonyms: glimpse, absurd
  • Usage in a Sentence: I don't want to probe too deeply into your personal affairs.

5.  Word: Snub (डपटना)

  • Pronunciation: snuhb/ स्नब
  • Part of Speech: Verb, Noun, Adjective
  • Meaning
    a. rebuff, ignore, or spurn disdainfully. (Verb)
    b. an act of rebuffing or ignoring someone or something. (Noun)
    c. (of a person's nose) short and turned up at the end. (Adjective)
  • Synonyms: rebuff, ignore, disregard, repulse
  • Antonyms: welcome, acknowledge, include, appreciate
  • Usage in a sentence: He tolerated the snubs from his in-laws because the holidays come but once a year.

6. Word: Spectacle (प्रदर्शन)

  • Pronunciationspek-tuh-kuhl/ स्पेक्टकल
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning
    a. a visually striking performance or display.
    b. an event or scene regarded in terms of its visual impact.
  • Synonyms: show, display, sight, performance
  • Antonyms: ordinariness, normality, disguise
  • Usage in a Sentence: A workshop on watching telescopes or binoculars with solar filters were recommended for viewing the celestial spectacle.

7.Word: Shun (त्यागना)

  • Pronunciation: shuhn/शन
  • Part of Speech: Verb
  • Meaning: persistently avoid, ignore, or reject (someone or something) through antipathy or caution.
  • Synonyms: evade, dodge
  • Antonyms: accept, embrace
  • Usage in a Sentence: They wear simple clothes and shun modern inventions.

8.  WordStranded (असहाय)

  • Pronunciation: stran-did/स्ट्रैन्डिड
  • Part of Speech: Adjective
  • Meaning:
    a. left without the means to move from somewhere
  • Synonyms: isolated, breached
  • Antonyms: accompanied, powerful
  • Use in a Sentence: The man stranded in the middle of his speech.

9. Word: Revered (परम पूजनीय)

  • Pronunciation: ri-veerd /रिविर्ड
  • Part of Speech:
  • Meaning:
    a. to very much respect and admire someone or something (Verb)
    b. held in high regard tinged with awe; venerated (Adjective)
  • Synonyms: venerable, esteemed, respected
  • Antonyms: outcast, despised, insignificant
  • Usage in a sentence: Nelson Mandela is widely revered for his courage and leadership.

10. Word: Credible (विश्वास करने योग्य)

  • Pronunciationkred-uh-buhl/ क्रेडबल
  • Part of Speech: Adjective
  • Meaning:
    a. able to be believed; convincing.
    b. capable of persuading people that something will happen or be successful. 
  • Synonyms: believable, plausible, trustworthy, reliable
  • Antonyms: unbelievable, incredible, unreliable
  • Usage in a Sentence: The plot is credible but the characters lack individuality.

 Practice here Daily Wordlist Quiz

The Hindu Newspaper Vocabulary Based Exercises: 14th 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!

  • insipid
  • fragile
  • augur
  • probe
  • Snub

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: 13th March, 2023


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