Daily Hindu Editorial Vocabulary Wordlist: 17th January 2022

By Shruti Kapoor|Updated : January 17th, 2022

Daily updated The Hindu Editorial vocabulary words with their meanings dated 17th January 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: 17th January 2022" to shape up your vocabulary from the newspaper wordlist.

With the help of a daily wordlist from Hindu newspaper of 17th January 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  helm, litigation, evoke  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: 17th January 2022

1. WordBreach (उल्लंघन)

  • Pronunciation: breech/ब्रीच
  • Part of Speech: Noun/Verb
  • Meaning:  

         a. an act of breaking or failing to observe a law, agreement, or code of conduct. [Noun]

         b. make a gap in and breakthrough (a wall, barrier, or defence). [Verb]

  • Synonyms: break, violation, separation
  • Antonyms: comply, fulfill
  • Use in a Sentence: We do not have any breach of discipline.

2. Word: Evoke (उत्पन्न करना)

  • Pronunciation: ih-vohk/ईवोक
  • Part of Speech: Verb
  • Meaning: bring or recall (a feeling, memory, or image) to the conscious mind.
  • Synonyms: provoke, elicit, invoke
  • Antonyms: suppress, halt
  • Usage in a Sentence: His appearance is bound to evoke sympathy.

3. Word: Garner (एकत्र करना)

  • Pronunciationgahr-ner/गार्नर
  • Part of Speech: Verb
  • Meaning: gather or collect (something, especially information or approval).
  • Synonyms: amass, accumulate
  • Antonyms: spread, dissipate
  • Usage in a Sentence: This product did not garner enough popularity, and had to be discontinued.

4. Word: Quietus (निर्वाण)

  • Pronunciation: kwahy-ee-tuhs/क्वाइईटस
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning:
    a. a finishing stroke; anything that effectually ends or settles:
    b. discharge or release from life.
    c. a period of retirement or inactivity.
  • Synonyms: sleep, rest, decease
  • Antonyms: resurrection, arrival, time
  • Usage in a sentence: Having given a quietus to the argument, she left.

5. WordAllege (निश्चयपूर्वक वर्णन करना)

  • Pronunciation: uh-lej/ अलेज
  • Part of Speech: Verb
  • Meaning: claim or assert that someone has done something illegal or wrong, typically without proof.
  • Synonyms: assert, say, affirm, maintain, cite
  • Antonyms: contradict, disagree, deny
  • Usage in a Sentence: The report does not allege that evidence had been manipulated to benefit prosecutors, the official said.

6. Word: Helm (प्रबंध,कर्ण)

  • Pronunciation: helm/ हेल्म
  • Part of Speech: Noun, Verb
  • Meaning: 
    a. a position of leadership. (Noun)
    b. manage (an organization). (Verb)
  • Synonyms: control, command, handle
  • Antonym: abandon
  • Usage in a sentence: He was determined to helm the exhibition.

7. Word: Litigation (मुकदमे बाजी)

  • Pronunciation:lit-i-gey-shuh n/लिटगैशन
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning: 
    a. the process of taking legal action.
  • Synonyms: proceeding, dispute, contention
  • Antonyms: compromise, accord, truce
  • Use in a Sentence: The payment was made early to avoid litigation.

8. Word: Incident (घटना)

  • Pronunciation: in-si-duhnt/इन्सिडन्ट
  • Part of Speech: Noun/Adjective
  • Meaning:
    a. an event that is either unpleasant or unusual (noun)
    b. an event, esp. one that is either unpleasant or unusual (noun)
    c. touching or hitting the surface of something  (adjective)
  • Synonyms: event, affair, experience
  • Antonyms: fate, solution, vindication
  • Usage in a sentence: Many shipping companies do not report incidents of piracy, for fear of raising their insurance rates.

9.  Word: Propaganda (अधिप्रचार)

  • Pronunciation: prop-uh-gan-duh/प्रापगैन्ड
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning:
    a. information, ideas, opinions, or images, often only giving one part of an argument, that are broadcast, published, or in some other way spread with the intention of influencing people's opinions
  • Synonyms: publicity, promotion, hype 
  • Antonyms: truth, accuracy, verity
  • Usage in a sentence: One official dismissed the ceasefire as a mere propaganda exercise.

10. Word: Emancipate (दासत्व-मुक्ति)

  • Pronunciation: ih-man-suh-peyt/इमैन्सपेट
  • Part of Speech: Verb
  • Meaning:
    a. to give people social or political freedom and rights
    b. to free (a person) from bondage or slavery
  • Synonyms: liberate, release, free
  • Antonyms: imprison, enslave, confine
  • Usage in a sentence: Every important turn in human history has always been accompanied by a movement of emancipating the mind. 

Practice here Daily Wordlist Quiz

The Hindu Newspaper Vocabulary Based Exercises: 17th January 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!

  • Breach
  • Evoke
  • Emancipate
  • Garner
  • Propaganda

Exercise 2: Match the columns.

SR No.WordSynonym
1 Quietus
2 Litigation command
3 Helms dispute
4 Incident decease
5 Allege assert

Share your answers in the comment section. 

More from us:

You can also check the wordlist articles for the previous days from the link below: Daily Hindu Editorial Vocabulary Wordlist: 15th January, 2022


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  • The important vocabulary words from The Hindu newspaper of 17th January, 2022 are helm, litigation, evoke etc.

  • You can download The Hindu Editorial vocabulary PDF of January 17, 2022 from the monthly capsule.

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