Daily Hindu Editorial Vocabulary Wordlist: 15th May, 2023

By Shruti Kapoor|Updated : May 15th, 2023

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

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

1. Word: Accrue (उत्पन्न होना)

  • Pronunciation: uh-kroo/अक्रू
  • Part of Speech: Verb
  • Meaning: 
    a. (of a benefit or sum of money) be received by someone in regular or increasing amounts over time.

        b. accumulate or receive (payments or benefits) over time.

  • Synonyms: result, arise, follow, ensue, emanate, gather, amass
  • Antonyms: diminution, decrease, disappear, eradicate
  • Use in a Sentence: Interest will accrue until payment is made.

2. Word: Garner (इकट्ठा करना)

  • Pronunciation: gahr-ner/ गार्नर
  • Part of Speech: Verb
  • Meaning: gather or collect (something, especially information or approval).
  • Synonyms: gather, collect, amass, accumulate
  • Antonyms: disperse, dissipate, spread
  • Usage in a sentence: The police struggled to garner sufficient evidence.

 3Word: Extraneous (असम्बद्ध)

  • Pronunciation: ik-strey-nee-uhs/एक्स्ट्रैनीअस
  • Part of Speech: Adjective
  • Meaning:

        a. irrelevant or unrelated to the subject being dealt with.

        b. of external origin.

  • Synonyms: irrelevant, immaterial, extrinsic
  • Antonyms: appropriate, pertinent
  • Use in a Sentence: We shall ignore factors extraneous to the problem.

4. Word: Rhetoric (शब्दाडम्बर)

  • Pronunciationret-er-ik/रेटरिक
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning: language designed to have a persuasive or impressive effect, but which is often regarded as lacking in sincerity or meaningful content.
  • Synonyms: Elocution, Discourse, Bombast
  • Antonyms: Conciseness, Quiet
  • Use in a Sentence: As the elections are just one week away, the rhetoric on both parties is building.

5. WordIntegrity (अखंडता,ईमानदारी)

  • Pronunciation: in-teg-ri-tee/ इन्टेग्रिटी
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning:
    a. the quality of being honest and having strong moral principles.
    b. the state of being whole and undivided.
  • Synonyms: honesty, uprightness, morality
  • Antonyms: dishonesty, deception, unfairness
  • Usage in a sentence: Separatist movements are a threat to the integrity of the nation.

6. Word: Paradigm (आदर्श)

  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Pronunciation: par-uh-dahym/ पैरडाइम
  • Meaning: 
    a. a typical example or pattern of something; a pattern or model.
    b. a set of linguistic items that form mutually exclusive choices in particular syntactic roles.
  • Synonyms: prototype, standard
  • Antonyms: atypical example
  • Usage in a Sentence:  The new paradigm will be different from the old one.

7. Word: Flag (मुद्रण चेतावनी)

  • Pronunciation: flag/फ्लैग
  • Part of Speech: Noun, Verb
  • Meaning:
    a. to place a flag or flags over or on; decorate with flags (Verb)
    b. to signal or warn (a person, automobile, etc.) with or as if with a flag (sometimes followed by down) (Verb)
    c. the tuft of long feathers on the legs of falcons and most hawks; the lengthened feathers on the crus or tibia (Noun)
    d.the name of a newspaper as printed on the editorial page (Noun)
    e. the name of a newspaper as printed on the editorial page (Noun)
    f. to become tired, weaker, or less effective (Verb)
  • Synonyms: banner, droop, pennant, decline
  • Antonyms: strengthen, work hard, go to the limit
  • Usage in a sentence: Despite being flagged as hazardous, the authorities refused to relocate the factory till it was too late.

8. Word: Erratic (अनियमित)

  • Pronunciation: ih-rat-ik/इरैटिक
  • Part of Speech: Adjective
  • Meaning: not even or regular in pattern or movement; unpredictable.
  • Synonyms: capricious, inconstant
  • Antonyms: consistent, unchanging
  • Use in Sentence: The singer gave an erratic performance.

9. Word: Curb (नियंत्रण करना)

  • Part of Speech: Noun, Verb
  • Pronunciation: kurb/कर्ब
  • Meaning: a check or restraint on something.
  • Synonyms: inhibit, hinder
  • Antonyms: encourage, support
  • Use in a Sentence: We are trying to keep a curb on their activities.

10. Word: Threshold (सीमा)

  • Pronunciationthresh-ohld
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning
    a. a strip of wood or stone forming the bottom of a doorway crossed when entering a house or room.
    b. the magnitude or intensity that must be exceeded for a certain reaction, phenomenon, result, or condition to occur or be manifested.
  • Synonyms: limit, boundary, door, brink, verge
  • Antonyms: end, closure, finish
  • Usage in a sentence: If your income rises above a certain threshold, your tax rate also rises.

Practice here Daily Wordlist Quiz

The Hindu Newspaper Vocabulary Based Exercises: 15th May, 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!

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!

  • accrue
  • garner
  • extraneous
  • rhetoric
  • integrity


Exercise 2: Match the columns.

SR No.WordSynonym

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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 May, 2023


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