Daily Hindu Editorial Vocabulary Wordlist: 14th September, 2022

By Sanskriti Bisht|Updated : September 14th, 2022

Daily updated The Hindu Editorial vocabulary words with their meanings dated 14th 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: 14th September, 2022" to shape up your vocabulary from the newspaper wordlist.

With the help of a daily wordlist from the Hindu newspaper of 14th 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: 14th September, 2022

1. Word: Undermine (दुर्बल बना देना)

  • Pronunciation: uhn-der-mahyn/अन्डर्माइन
  • Part of Speech: Verb
  • Meaning:
    a. erode the base or foundation of (a rock formation).
    b. lessen the effectiveness, power, or ability of, especially gradually or insidiously.
  • Synonyms: weaken, impair, subvert
  • Antonyms: strengthen, encourage
  • Usage in a sentence: The scandal threatened to undermine the institution of the Presidency.

2. Word: Refurbish (नवीकरण करना)

  • Pronunciation: ree-fur-bish/रीफर्बिश
  • Part of Speech
  • Meaning:
    a. to make a building look new again by doing work such as painting, repairing, and cleaning
  • Synonyms: renovate, overhaul, revamp
  • Antonyms: destroy, ruin
  • Usage in a sentence: The developers refurbished the house inside and out.

3. Word: Thaw (पिघलाना)

  • Pronunciation: thaw/थॉ
  • Part of Speech: Verb, Noun
  • Meaning:
    a. to pass or change from a frozen to a liquid or semiliquid state; melt (Verb)
    b. to be freed from the physical effect of frost or extreme cold (sometimes followed by out) (Verb)
    c. to cause to change from a frozen to a liquid or semiliquid state; melt (Verb)
    d. to free from the physical effect of frost or extreme cold; bring to a more normal temperature, especially to room temperature (Verb)
    e. to cause to change from a frozen to a liquid or semiliquid state; melt (Noun)
    f. to free from the physical effect of frost or extreme cold; bring to a more normal temperature, especially to room temperature (Noun)
  • Synonyms: melt, thawing, defrost, dissolve
  • Antonyms: freeze, solidify, chill, coagulate
  • Usage in a sentence: Allow the meat to thaw completely before cooking it.

4. Word: Indulgent (पक्षपातपूर्ण)

  • Pronunciation: in-duhl-juhnt /इन्डल्जन्ट
  • Part of Speech: Adjective
  • Meaning: characterized by or showing indulgence; benignly lenient or permissive:
  • Synonyms: lenient, tolerant, forbearing
  • Antonyms: strict, austere, frugal
  • Usage in a sentence: He was extremely indulgent of his son's bad habits.

5. Word: Dampen (उत्साहहीन करना)

  • Pronunciation: dam-puh n/डैम्पन
  • Part of Speech: Verb
  • Meaning:
    a. to make something slightly wet
    b. to make feelings, especially of excitement or enjoyment, less strong
    c. to make something less strong or successful
  • Synonyms: moisten, soften, damp
  • Antonyms: encourage, uplift, arouse
  • Usage in a sentence: Rain had dampened the tent so we left it to dry in the afternoon sun.

6. Word: Stall (रुक जाना)

  • Pronunciation: stawl/स्टॉल
  • Part of Speech: Noun, Verb
  • Meaning:
    a. a compartment in a stable or shed for the accommodation of one animal (Noun)
    b. a stable or shed for horses or cattle (Noun)
    c. to assign to, put, or keep in a stall or stalls, as an animal or a car (Verb)
    d. to confine in a stall for fattening, as cattle (Verb)
    e. to come to a standstill; be brought to a stop (Verb)
  • Synonyms: delay, booth, stop, procrastinate
  • Antonyms: journey, re purpose, accelerate, progress
  • Usage in a sentence: A car may stall due to the driver braking too suddenly.

7. Word: Grouse (शिकायत करना)

  • Pronunciation: grous/ ग्राउस
  • Part of Speech: Noun/ Verb
  • Meaning:
    a. to complain about something
    b. popular game bird having a plump body and feathered legs and feet
    c. flesh of any of various grouse of the family Tetraonidae; usually roasted; flesh too dry to broil
  • Synonyms: grumble, gripe, bellyache
  • Antonyms: compliment, laud, acclaim
  • Usage in a sentence: He was grousing about the lack of time given to complete this work. 

8. Word: Muddle (गड़बड़ करना)

  • Pronunciation: muhd-l/ मडल
  • Part of Speech
  • Meaning: 
    a. to mix up in a confused or bungling manner; jumble.
    b. to cause to become mentally confused.
    c. to cause to become confused or stupid with or as if with an intoxicating drink.
  • Synonyms: jumble, mess, disorder
  • Antonyms: order, clarification, certainty
  • Usage in a sentence: Some people just muddle along, waiting for their big break.

9. Word: Quell (शांत करना)

  • Pronunciation: kwel/ क्वेल
  • Part of Speech: Verb
  • Meaning: put an end to (a rebellion or other disorder), typically by the use of force.
  • Synonyms: suppress, subdue
  • Antonyms: encourage, provoke
  • Usage in a sentence: The President took immediate steps to quell the uprising.

10. Word: Debilitate (बलहीन करना)

  • Pronunciation: dih-bil-i-teyt/ डिबिलिटेट
  • Part of Speech: Verb
  • Meaning:
    a. make (someone) very weak and infirm.
    b. hinder, delay, or weaken
  • Synonyms: weaken, enervate, exhaust, enfeeble, fatigue
  • Antonyms: energize, strengthen, fortify, invigorate
  • Usage in a sentence: The heart surgery debilitated the college athlete beyond his worst fears.

Practice here Daily Wordlist Quiz

The Hindu Newspaper Vocabulary Based Exercises: 14th 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!

  • Grouse
  • Indulgence
  • Muddle
  • Quell
  • Debilitate

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 September, 2022


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