Daily Hindu Editorial Vocabulary Wordlist: 18th September, 2023

By Shruti Kapoor|Updated : September 18th, 2023

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

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

1. Word: Extrapolation (बहिर्वेशन)

  • Pronunciation: ik-strap-uh-ley-shuh n/ इक्स्ट्रैपलैशन
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning: the action of estimating or concluding something by assuming that existing trends will continue or a current method will remain applicable.
  • Synonyms: corollary, projection, inference
  • Usage in a sentence: With such a small study, it is impossible to extrapolate accurately.

2. 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.

 3. Word: Exacerbate (बढ़ा देना)

  • Pronunciation: ig-zas-er-beyt/ इग्ज़ैसर्बेट
  • Part of Speech: Verb
  • Meaning: make (a problem, bad situation, or negative feeling) worse.
  • Synonyms: aggravate, increase, worsen
  • Antonyms: improve, alleviate
  • Usage in a sentence: The current cuts in public expenditure will inevitably exacerbate this situation.

4. Word: Gambit (चाल)

  • Pronunciation: gam-bit/ गैम्बिट
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning: an act or remark that is calculated to gain an advantage, especially at the outset of a situation.
  • Synonyms: ploy, stratagem, artifice, tactic
  • Antonyms: good faith, frankness
  • Usage in a Sentence: His opening gambit at the debate was a direct attack on the government policy.

5. Word: Resilient (प्रत्यास्थी)

  • Pronunciation: ri-zil-yuh nt/रिज़िल्यन्ट
  • Part of Speech: Adjective
  • Meaning:

        a. (of a person or animal) able to withstand or recover quickly from difficult conditions.

        b. (of a substance or object) able to recoil or spring back into shape after bending, stretching, or being compressed.

  • Synonyms: stiff, strong, stable
  • Antonyms: fragile, brittle
  • Use in a Sentence: More individual lives make the ecosystem more resilient.

6. 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.

7. WordImmaterial (अभौतिक)

  • Pronunciation: im-uh-teer-ee-uh l/ इमटीरीअल
  • Part of Speech: Adjective
  • Meaning: unimportant under the circumstances; irrelevant
  • Synonyms: insignificant, unsubstantial, intangible, unimportant
  • Antonyms: important, material, relevant
  • Usage in a Sentence: The body is material but the soul is immaterial.

8. Word: Bridge (सेतु, अंतर मिटाना)

  • Pronunciation: brij/ ब्रिज 
  • Part of Speech: Noun, Verb
  • Meaning
    a. a structure carrying a road, path, railway, etc. across a river, road, or another obstacle. (Noun)
    b. something intended to reconcile or connect two seemingly incompatible things. (Noun)
    c. be or make a bridge over (something). (Verb)
    d. make (a difference between two groups) smaller or less significant. (Verb)
  • Synonyms:  link, connect, unite; straddle; overcome, reconcile
  • Antonyms: disconnect, unlink, separate, gap
  • Usage in a Sentence: The book serves as a bridge between ancient wisdom and modern science.

9. Word: Escalate (बढ़ाना)

  • Pronunciation: es-kuh-leyt/ एस्कलैट
  • Part of Speech: Verb
  • Meaning: increase rapidly, make or become more intense or serious.
  • Synonyms: intensify, heighten
  • Antonyms: diminish, abbreviate
  • Usage in a Sentence: The conflict could escalate rapidly into a full-scale war.

10. Word: Rationale (औचित्य)

  • Pronunciation: rash-uh-nal/ रैशनैल
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning: a set of reasons or a logical basis for a course of action or belief.
  • Synonyms: reason, justification, logic
  • Usage in a Sentence: I don't understand the rationale behind the council's housing policy.

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

  • Extrapolation
  • turmoil
  • exacerbate
  • gambit
  • resilient
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: 16th September, 2023


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