Daily Hindu Editorial Vocabulary Wordlist: 15th March, 2023

By Shruti Kapoor|Updated : March 15th, 2023

Daily updated The Hindu Editorial vocabulary words with their meanings dated 15th 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: 15th March, 2023 " to shape up your vocabulary from the newspaper wordlist.

With the help of a daily wordlist from the Hindu newspaper of 15th 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: 15th March, 2023

1. WordEncroach (अतिक्रमण करना)

  • Pronunciation: en-krohch/ एन्क्रोच
  • Part of Speech: Verb
  • Meaning: 
    a. intrude on (a person's territory, rights, personal life, etc.).
    b. advance gradually beyond usual or acceptable limits.
  • Synonyms: trespass, invade
  • Antonyms: banish, abstain, keep off
  • Usage in Sentence: The new institutions do not encroach on political power.

2.  WordApprehension (डर)

  • Pronunciation: ap-ri-hen-shuh n/ ऐप्रिहेन्शन
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning: anxiety or fear that something bad or unpleasant will happen.
  • Synonyms: dread, fear, anxiety, worry
  • Antonyms: confidence, calmness, ease
  • Use in a Sentence: The change in the law has caused apprehension among many people.

3. Word: Stigmatise (कलंक लगाना)

  • Pronunciation: stig-muh-tahyz/ स्टिग्मटाइज़
  • Part of Speech: Verb
  • Meaning:
    a. to set some mark of disgrace or infamy upon:
    b. to mark with a stigma or brand.
    c. to produce stigmata, marks, spots, or the like, on.
  • Synonyms: denounce, defame, shame 
  • Antonyms: honor, acclaim, applaud
  • Usage in a sentence: The crime of the father stigmatized the whole family.

 4. Word: Confer (प्रदान करना)

  • Pronunciation: kuh n-fur/ कन्फर
  • Part of Speech: Verb
  • Meaning: 
    a. grant (a title, degree, benefit, or right).
    b. have discussions; exchange opinions.
  • Synonyms: accord, bestow
  • Antonyms: deprive, disclaim
  • Usage in a Sentence: He wanted to confer with his colleagues before reaching a decision.

5. Word: Invoke

  • Pronunciation: in-vohk/
  • Part of Speech: Verb
  • Meaning
    a. to call for with earnest desire; make supplication or pray for
    b. to call on (a deity, Muse, etc.)
    c. to declare to be binding or in effect
    d. to invoke the law; to invoke a veto
    e. to appeal to, as for confirmation
    f. to petition for help or aid
  • Synonyms: call forth, summon, conjure, evoke, appeal
  • Antonyms: dismiss, avoid, avert, abandon, demote
  • Usage in a sentence: Police can invoke the law to regulate access to these places.

6. Word: Sacrament (संस्कार/प्रतिज्ञा )

  • Pronunciation: sak-ruh-muhnt /सैक्रमन्ट
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning:
    a. an important religious ceremony in the Christian Church, such as baptism or communion
  • Synonyms: rite, liturgy, ritual
  • Antonyms: denial, disarray
  • Usage in a sentence: They wished to administer the sacrament of unction. 

7. Word: Futile (निरर्थक)

  • Pronunciation: fyoot-l/ फ्यूटल
  • Part of Speech: Adjective
  • Meaning: incapable of producing any useful result; pointless
  • Synonyms: useless, unavailing, ineffective, fruitless
  • Antonyms: productive, useful, fruitful
  • Usage in a Sentence: Trying to please other people is largely a futile activity.

8. Word: Cede (सौंप देना)

  • Pronunciation: seed/सीड
  • Part of Speech: Verb
  • Meaning:
    a. give up (power or territory)
  • Synonyms: yield, surrender, relinquish
  • Antonyms: defend, refrain, arrogate
  • Usage in a sentence: The General had decided to cede power by this month.

9. Word: Proposition (प्रापज़िशन)

  • Pronunciation: prop-uh-zish-uhn /प्रस्तुत करना
  • Part of Speech: Noun, Verb 
  • Meaning:
    a. an offer or suggestion, usually in business (Noun)
    b. a plan or scheme proposed (Noun)
    c. an offer of terms for a transaction, as in business (Noun)
    d. a thing, matter, or person considered as something to be dealt with or encountered (Noun)
    e. to propose a plan, deal, etc. to (Verb)
  • Synonyms: proposal, suggestion, idea, plan
  • Antonyms: refusal, denial
  • Usage in a sentence: I've put my proposition to the company director for his consideration.

10. Word: Incite (उकसाना)

  • Pronunciation: in-sahyt/इन्साइट
  • Part of Speech: Verb
  • Meaning:
    a. to encourage someone to do or feel something unpleasant or violent
    b. to stir, encourage, or urge on; stimulate or prompt to action
  • Synonyms: provoke, stimulate, encourage
  • Antonyms: deter, calm, subdue
  • Usage in a sentence: She incited racial hatred by distributing anti-Semitic leaflets.

 Practice here Daily Wordlist Quiz

The Hindu Newspaper Vocabulary Based Exercises: 15th 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!

  • encroach
  • apprehension
  • stigma
  • confer
  • invoke

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: 14th March, 2023


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