Daily Hindu Editorial Vocabulary Wordlist: 18th November, 2022

By Shruti Kapoor|Updated : November 18th, 2022

Daily updated The Hindu Editorial vocabulary words with their meanings dated 18th November, 2022 are important for Bank, SSC, Railway & IAS exams. At BYJU’S Exam Prep, our Series is named "Daily Hindu Editorial Vocabulary Words List: 18th November, 2022" to shape up your vocabulary from the newspaper wordlist.

With the help of a daily wordlist from the Hindu newspaper of 18th November, 2022 our aim is to help you completely understand the commonly used words with their meanings, pronunciations, synonyms, antonyms, and proper use in sentences, etc. Today's Hindu newspaper contains important vocabulary words like juvenile, proviso etc. which can be downloaded from the monthly PDF of The Hindu Editorial Vocabulary to strengthen your preparation.

Important Vocabulary from The Hindu Editorial: 18th November, 2022

1. Word: Streak (प्रवृत्ति, रेखा)

  • Pronunciation: streek/ स्ट्रीक
  • Part of Speech: Noun, Verb
  • Meaning:
    a. a long, thin line or mark of a different substance or colour from its surroundings. (Noun)
    b. an element of a specified kind in someone's character. (Noun)
    c. cover (a surface) with streaks. (Verb)
    d. move very fast in a specified direction. (Verb)
  • Synonyms: stripe, mark, quality, line
  • Antonyms: abundance, profusion, fistful
  • Usage in a Sentence: The miners had streaks of coal dust on their faces.

2. Word: On the horizon (आसन्न)

  • Part of speech: Phrase
  • Meaning: imminent or just becoming apparent.
  • Synonyms: impending, in prospect/on the way.
  • Usage in a sentence: With some interviews lined up, a job might be on the horizon.

 3Word: Slump (भारी गिरावट आना)

  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Pronunciation: sluhmp/स्लम्प
  • Meaning: a sudden severe or prolonged fall in the price, value, or amount of something.
  • Synonyms: drop, decline
  • Antonyms: surge, boon
  • Use in a Sentence: If prices slump further, the farmers will starve.

4. Word: Turmoil (खलबली)

  • Pronunciation: tur-moil/टर्मॉइल
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning: a state of great disturbance, confusion, or uncertainty.      
  • Synonyms: disorder, clutter, chaos, mess
  • Antonyms: calm, peace, structure
  • Use in a Sentence: His mind was in a state of constant turmoil.

5. Word: Tumult (कोलाहल)

  • Pronunciation: tew-mult/ टूमल्ट
  • Part of speech: Noun
  • Meaning: a loud, confused noise, especially one caused by a large mass of people
  • Synonyms: agitation, commotion, disturbance
  • Antonyms: agreement, calm, peaceful
  • Usage in a sentence: The financial markets have been in tumult for quite a while now.

6. WordRecalibrate (दुबारा जांचना)

  • Pronunciation: re-kal-uh-breyt/ रीकैलब्रैट
  • Part of Speech: Verb
  • Meaning: calibrate (something) again or differently.
    Calibrate: to determine, check, or rectify the graduation of (any instrument)/ to determine the correct range for (an artillery etc.) by observing where the fired projectile hits.
  • Synonyms: reevaluate, redresss
  • Antonyms: disorganize, neglect
  • Use in a Sentence: Such contracts deprive insurers of the opportunity to recalibrate risks.

7. Word: Dither (दुविधा में होना)

  • Pronunciation: dith-er/डिदर
  • Part of Speech: Verb
  • Meaning:
    a. to be unable to make a decision about doing something
  • Synonyms: hesitate, vacillate, flap
  • Antonyms: conclude, decide, resolve
  • Usage in a sentence: He accused the government of dithering over the deal.

8. WordAccrue (प्राप्ति होना/ इकट्ठा करना)

  • Pronunciationuh-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: accumulate, build-up, increase, amass, collect
  • Antonyms: decrease, disappear, lose, dissipate
  • Usage in a sentence: I'll get back all the money I invested, along with any interest and dividends that the shares have accrued.

9.  Word: Legit (संग्राहक)

  • Pronunciation: luh-jit/ लेजिट
  • Part of Speech: Adjective
  • Meaning: 
    a. (of a singing voice) trained in a classical or operatic tradition
    b. having such a singing voice.
    c. being a singer with such a voice.
  • Synonyms: legitimate, lawful, legal
  • Antonyms: sinful, invalid, abnormal
  • Usage in a sentence: I'm not getting involved in this fundraising scheme if it isn't legit.

10. Word: Waffle (अस्पष्ट बात )

  • Pronunciation: wof-uhl/वाफल
  • Part of Speech: Verb
  • Meaning: 
    a. to talk or write a lot without giving any useful information or any clear answers
  • Synonyms: hesitate, vacillate, waver
  • Antonyms: aphorism, decide, come to a conclusion
  • Usage in a sentence: If you don't know the answer, it's no good just waffling (on) for pages and pages. 

The Hindu Newspaper Vocabulary-Based Exercises: 18th November, 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!

  • succour
  • rein in
  • decelerate
  • imperative
  • volatile

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:17th November, 2022


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