Daily Hindu Editorial Vocabulary Wordlist: 19th April, 2022

By Nilanjan Paul|Updated : April 19th, 2022

Daily updated The Hindu Editorial vocabulary words with their meanings dated 19th April, 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: 19th April, 2022 " to shape up your vocabulary from the newspaper wordlist.

With the help of a daily wordlist from Hindu newspaper of 19th April 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 sedition, connote etc. which can be downloaded from the monthly PDF of The Hindu Editorial Vocabulary to strengthen your preparation.

Important Vocabulary from The Hindu Editorial: 19th April, 2022

Important Words from the Article

1. Word: Exacerbate (उत्तेजित करना)

  • Pronunciation: ig-zas-er-beyt/इग्ज़ैसर्बेट
  • Part of Speech: Verb
  • Meaning
    a. to increase the severity, bitterness, or violence of (disease, ill feeling, etc.)
    b. to embitter the feelings of (a person); irritate; exasperate
  • Synonyms: aggravate,worsen,intensify,increase
  • Antonyms: improve, soothe, alleviate, ease
  • Usage in a sentence: This attack will exacerbate the already tense relations between the two communities.

2. Word: Detention (कैद)

  • Pronunciation: dih-ten-shuh n/डिटेन्शन
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning
    a. the action of detaining someone or the state of being detained in official custody.
  • Synonyms: custody, imprisonment, confinement, incarceration
  • Antonyms: redemption, release, liberation, discharge, freedom
  • Usage in a sentence: The detention raised two distinct but closely linked questions.

 3Word: Discourse (संभाषण)

  • Pronunciation: dis-kawrs/डिस्कोर्स
  • Part of Speech: Noun, Verb
  • Meaning
    a. communication in speech or writing (Noun)
    b. a formal discussion of a subject in speech or writing (Noun)
    c. to communicate thoughts orally; talk; converse (Verb)
    d. to treat a subject formally in speech or writing (Verb)
  • Synonyms: talk, lecture, speech, address
  • Antonyms: silence, quiet
  • Usage in a sentence: I finished my discourse with a request for words of wisdom.

4. Word: Unimpeded (निर्विघ्न)

  • Pronunciation: un-im-peeded/अनिम्पीडिड
  • Part of Speech: Adjective
  • Meaning:
    a. not impeded; unhindered
    b. not stopped, blocked, or prevented by anything
  • Synonyms: free, unhindered, unrestricted
  • Antonyms: obstructed, restricted
  • Usage in a sentence: From this position you can enjoy an unimpeded view of the waterfall.

5. Word: Defenestrate (खिड़की से धक्का देना)

  • Pronunciation: dee-fen-uh-streyt/डेफेनेस्ट्रेट 
  • Part of Speech
  • Meaning:
    a. to throw or push someone out of a window
    b. to force someone, especially a leader, out of his or her job
  • Synonyms: eject, cast out, throw out
  • Usage in a sentence: They threatened to defenestrate him.

6. Word: Curate (पादरी सहायक)

  • Pronunciation: kyoo-reyt/क्युरिट
  • Part of Speech: Noun, Verb
  • Meaning:
    a. a priest of the lowest rank, especially in the Church of England, whose job is to help the vicar (Noun)
    b. to be in charge of selecting and caring for objects to be shown in a museum or to form part of a collection of art, an exhibition, etc. (Verb)
    c. to select things such as documents, music, products, or internet content to be included as part of a list or collection, or on a website (Verb)
  • Synonyms: parson, pastor, minister
  • Usage in a sentence: She curated a recent exhibition of Indian artwork.

7. Word: Cul de sac (बंदगली)

  • Pronunciation: kuhl-duh-sak/कूल-ड-सैक
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning:
    a. a short road that is blocked off at one end
    b. a situation that leads nowhere
  • Synonyms: dead end, impasse, blind alley
  • Antonyms: promising future
  • Usage in a sentence: These bleak conclusions need not lead into a cul-de-sac.

8. Word: Fait accompli (निष्पन्न कार्य)

  • Pronunciation: fe ta-kawn-plee/फे टाकॉंगप्ली
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning:
    a. something that has already happened or been done and cannot be changed
  • Synonyms: accomplished fact, done deal, fact
  • Usage in a sentence: The policy change was presented to us as a fait accompli, without consultation or discussion.

9. Phrase: Preside over (संचालन करना)

  • Pronunciation: pri-zahyd over/प्रेसाइड ओवर
  • Meaning:
    a. to be in charge of a situation or place
  • Synonyms: chair, direct, head, manage
  • Usage in a sentence: This government has presided over some of the most significant changes in education this century.

10. Phrase: Bask in something (आनंद लूटना)

  • Pronunciation: bask in sumthing/बास्क इन समथिंग 
  • Part of Speech
  • Meaning:
    a. to take pleasure from something that makes you feel good
  • Synonyms: luxuriate in, wallow in, relish
  • Antonyms: disappoint, abstain, distress
  • Usage in a sentence: He basked in his moment of glory, holding the trophy up to the crowd.

Practice here Daily Wordlist Quiz

The Hindu Newspaper Vocabulary Based Exercises: 19th April, 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!

  • Unimpeded
  • Cul de sac
  • Defenestrate
  • Bask in something
  • Fait accompli

Exercise 2: Match the columns.

SR No.WordSynonym
5Preside overAggravate

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, 2022


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