Daily Hindu Editorial Vocabulary Wordlist: 18th May, 2023

By Shruti Kapoor|Updated : May 18th, 2023

Daily updated The Hindu Editorial vocabulary words with their meanings dated 18th 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: 18th May, 2023 " to shape up your vocabulary from the newspaper wordlist.

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

1. Word: Implicate (अपराध में फंसना)

  • Pronunciation: im-pli-keyt/ इम्प्लकेट
  • Part of Speech: Verb
  • Meaning: 
    a. show (someone) to be involved in a crime.
    b. convey (a meaning) indirectly through what one says, rather than stating it explicitly.
    c. bear some of the responsibility for (an action or process, especially a criminal or harmful one).
  • Synonyms: imply, suggest, hint, signal
  • Antonyms: pardon, absolve
  • Usage in a sentence: He didn't find anything in the notebooks to implicate Meghna.

2. Word: Amok (आपे से बाहर)

  • Pronunciation: uh-muhk/अमक
  • Part of Speech: Adverb
  • Meaning: 
    a. behave uncontrollably and disruptively.
  • Synonyms: possessed, furious
  • Antonyms: balanced, normal, stable
  • Use in Sentence: The tiger escaped from the zoo and ran amok for hours.

 3.  Word: Bona fide (प्रामाणिक)

  • Part of Speech: Adjective
  • Pronunciation: bona-fide
  • Meaning: 
    a.  genuine; real.
  • Synonyms: authentic, genuine, real, true, actual, sterling
  • Antonyms: corrupt, doubtful, implausible, false
  • Use in a Sentence: Make sure you are dealing with a bona fide company which is registered as per the norms.

4. Word: Probe (जांच करना)

  • Pronunciation: prohb/ प्रोब
  • Part of Speech: Noun, Verb 
  • Meaning: 
    a. a thorough investigation into a crime or other matter. [Noun]
    b. explore or examine (something), especially with the hands or an instrument. [Verb]
  • Synonyms: scrutinize, inquiry
  • Antonyms: glimpse, absurd
  • Usage in a Sentence: I don't want to probe too deeply into your personal affairs.

5. Word: Condemn (दंडनीय घोषित करना)

  • Pronunciation: kuhn-dem/ कन्डेम
  • Part of Speech: Verb
  • Meaning: 
    a. express complete disapproval of; censure.
    b. sentence (someone) to a particular punishment, especially death.
  • Synonyms: denounce, blame, criticize
  • Antonyms: approve, pardon, absolve
  • Usage in a sentence: Politicians were quick to condemn the bombing.

6. Word: Queer (विचित्र, समलैंगिक, धोखा देना)

  • Pronunciation: kweer/ क्विर
  • Part of Speech: Adjective, Noun, Verb
  • Meaning: a. strange; odd. [Adjective]
    b. a homosexual. [Noun]
    c. spoil or ruin (an agreement, event, or situation). [Verb]
  • Synonyms: odd, strange, peculiar
  • Antonyms: normal, common, usual
  • Usage in a Sentence: His imagination played round that queer idea.

7. WordRepudiate (त्याग करना)

  • Pronunciation: ri-pyoo-dee-eyt/रीप्यूडीऐट
  • Part of Speech: Verb
  • Meaning: 

         a. refuse to accept; reject.

         b. deny the truth or validity of.

  • Synonyms: refuse, denounce, reclaim
  • Antonyms: accept, allow, embrace
  • Use in Sentence: The man used his position to repudiate the charge.

8. Word: Searing (दिलों को भेदने)

  • Pronunciation: Sear-ing
  • Part of Speech:  Adjective
  • Meaning
    a. extremely hot or intense
  • Synonyms: scorching, blistering
  • Antonyms: freezing, cold
  • Usage in a Sentence:  Searing hot loo winds turned Delhi-NCR into a furnace.

9. Word: Stern (कठोर या निर्दय)

  • Pronunciation: sturn/ स्टर्न
  • Part of Speech: Adjective
  • Meaning:
    a. firm, strict, or uncompromising:
    b. rigorous or austere; of an unpleasantly serious character:
  • Synonyms: hard, harsh, severe
  • Antonyms: kind, easy, lenient
  • Usage in a sentence: Teacher treated the students with a stern reprimand for not doing the homework.

10. Word: Persecution (उत्पीड़न)

  • Pronunciation: pur-si-kyoo-shuh n/ पर्सक्यूशन
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning
    a. hostility and ill-treatment, especially because of race or political or religious beliefs; oppression.
    b. persistent annoyance or harassment.
  • Synonyms: abuse, oppression, torment, harassment, cruelty
  • Antonyms: protection, stimulation, charity, benevolence
  • Usage in a Sentence: The marginalization and persecution of the Roma and Sinti did not end with the war’s conclusion.

Practice here Daily Wordlist Quiz

The Hindu Newspaper Vocabulary Based Exercises: 18th 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!

  • implicate
  • amok
  • bona fide
  • probe
  • condemn


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: 17th May, 2023


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