Daily Hindu Editorial Vocabulary Wordlist: 18th April, 2023

By Shruti Kapoor|Updated : April 18th, 2023

Daily updated The Hindu Editorial vocabulary words with their meanings dated 18th April, 2023 are important for Bank, SSC, Railway & IAS exams. At BYJU’S Exam Prep, our Series is named "Daily Hindu Editorial Vocabulary Words List: 18th April, 2023 " to shape up your vocabulary from the newspaper wordlist.

With the help of a daily wordlist from the Hindu newspaper of 18th April, 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: 18th April, 2023

1. WordSpur (प्रेरित करना)

  • Pronunciation: spur/ स्पर
  • Part of Speech: Noun, Verb
  • Meaning: 
    a. a thing that prompts or encourages someone; an incentive. [Noun]
    b. give an incentive or encouragement to (someone). [Verb]
  • Synonyms: urge, encourage, motivate
  • Antonyms: discourage, hindrance, obstacle
  • Usage in a Sentence: On the spur of the moment, we all decided to hold a dance party.

2. Word:  Concession (रियायत में दी गई वस्तु)

  • Pronunciation: kuh n-sesh-uh n/ कन्सेशन
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning: a thing that is granted, especially in response to demands
  • Synonyms: allowance, privilege, grant
  • Antonyms: denial, difference, protest
  • Usage in a Sentence:  The former president's concession came even before all the votes had been counted.

 3Word: Primacy (प्रधानता)

  • Pronunciation: prahy-muh-see/प्राइमसी
  • Part of Speech
  • Meaning:
    a. the state of being important or most important
  • Synonyms: priority, supremacy, precedence, superiority
  • Antonyms: inferiority, minority
  • Usage in a sentencePrimacy to a part reduces flexibility for the whole.

4. Word: Surge (प्रवाह के कारण आगे बढ़ना)

  • Pronunciationसर्ज
  • Part of Speech: Noun, Verb
  • Meaning: 
    a. a sudden powerful forward or upward movement. [Noun]
    b. move suddenly and powerfully forward or upward. [Verb]
  • Synonyms: Rise, Gush, Overflow
  • Antonyms: Decline, Diminish, Deteriorate
  • Use in a Sentence: After listening to the song, she felt a surge of excitement.

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5. Word: Incumbent (अवलंबी)

  • Pronunciation: in-kuhm-buh nt/ इन्कम्बन्ट
  • Part of Speech: Adjective, Noun
  • Meaning:
    a. necessary for (someone) as a duty or responsibility. [Adjective]
    b. the holder of an office or post. [Noun]
  • Synonyms: necessary, tenured, compulsory, officeholder
  • Antonyms: optional, unnecessary
  • Usage in a sentence: It is incumbent upon all users of this equipment to familiarize themselves with the safety procedure.

6. Word: Resolute (दृढ़)

  • Pronunciation: rez-uh-loot/ रेज़लूट
  • Part of Speech: Adjective
  • Meaning: admirably purposeful, determined, and unwavering.
  • Synonyms: determined, firm, stubborn, rigid
  • Antonyms: weak, irresolute, cowardly
  • Usage in a Sentence: He became even more resolute in his opposition to the plan.

7. Word: Distress (दुःख होना)

  • Pronunciation: dih-stres/डिस्ट्रेस
  • Part of Speech:  Noun
  • Meaning: 
    a. extreme anxiety, sorrow, or pain. [Noun]
    b. cause (someone) anxiety, sorrow, or pain. [Verb]
  • Synonyms:  anguish, suffering
  • Antonyms: comfort, pleasure
  • Usage in a Sentence: Jealousy causes distress and painful emotions.

8. Word: Stubble (चारा)

  • Pronunciation: स्टबल/stuhb-uhl
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning - the cut stalks of cereal plants left sticking out of the ground after the grain is harvested
  • Synonyms - stalks, straw
  • Usage in a sentence - He was crossing a field filled with stubble.

9. Word: Attribute (विशेषता)

  • Pronunciation: a-truh-byoot/ ऐट्रब्यूट 
  • Part of Speech: Verb, Noun
  • Meaning: 
    a. regard something as being caused by. (Verb)
    b. a quality or feature regarded as a characteristic or inherent part of someone or something. (Noun)
  • Synonyms: quality, trait, assign, ascribe, peculiarity
  • Antonyms: discredit, stereotype
  • Usage in a sentence: She said she was not going to attribute blame or seek revenge for what had happened.

10. Word: Stipulation (अनुबंध)

  • Pronunciation: stip-yuh-ley-shuh n/ स्टिप्यलेशन
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning: a condition or requirement that is specified or demanded as part of an agreement.
  • Synonyms: condition, requirement, precondition, provision, prerequisite, requisite
  • Antonyms: implication, request
  • Usage in a Sentence: We agreed to the deal with the stipulation that she pay the expenses herself.

Practice here Daily Wordlist Quiz

The Hindu Newspaper Vocabulary Based Exercises: 18th April, 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!

  • Primacy
  • Surge
  • Incumbent
  • Resolute
  • Distress

Exercise 2: Match the columns.

SR No.WordSynonym
1 implication trait
2 quality firm
3 comfort request
4 weak pleasure
5 determined cowardly

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 April, 2023


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