Daily Hindu Editorial Vocabulary Wordlist: 19th April, 2023

By Shruti Kapoor|Updated : April 19th, 2023

Daily updated The Hindu Editorial vocabulary words with their meanings dated 19th 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: 19th April, 2023 " to shape up your vocabulary from the newspaper wordlist.

With the help of a daily wordlist from the Hindu newspaper of 19th 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: 19th April, 2023

1. Word: Vagary (उच्छृंखलता)

  • Pronunciation: vey-guh-ree/वैगरी
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning: 
    a. an unpredictable or erratic action, occurrence, course, or instance:
    b. a whimsical, wild, or unusual idea, desire, or action.
  • Synonyms: whim, caprice, quirk, fancy
  • Antonyms: rare opportunity, great potential, strategy
  • Usage in a sentence: The success of the event will be determined by the vagaries of the weather.

2.  Word: Pulpit (मंच)

  • Pronunciation: poo l-pit / पुल्पिट
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning: a raised enclosed platform in a church or chapel from which the preacher delivers a sermon.
  • Synonyms: rostrum, podium, platform
  • Usage in a sentence: She also urged him to denounce the protest from the pulpit.

 3WordScramble (संघर्ष)

  • Pronunciation: es-cram-bal/
  • Part of Speech: Noun, Verb
  • Meaning: a. an eager or uncontrolled and undignified struggle with others to obtain or achieve something/a disordered mixture of things. [Noun]
    b. move hurriedly or clumsily from or into a particular place or position/struggle or compete with others for something in an eager or uncontrolled and undignified                  way [Verb]
  • Synonyms: struggle, hurry, rush, race, scurry
  • Antonyms: classify, order, unscramble
  • Usage in a Sentence: When the manager retired, there was a scramble for his job.

4. 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
  • Use in a Sentence: Jealousy causes distress and painful emotions.

5. Word: Onset (प्रारंभ)

  • Pronunciation: on-set/ऑन्सेट
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning: a. the beginning of something, especially something unpleasant.
  • Synonyms: start, arrival, (first) appearance, opening
  • Antonyms: conclusion, end, destination, cessation
  • Usage in Sentence: Her first hit record marked the onset of an astonishing career.

6. Word: Testament (इच्छापत्र)

  • Pronunciationtes-tuh-muh nt/ टेस्टमन्ट
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning
    a. a person's will, especially the part relating to personal property.
    b. something that serves as a sign or evidence of a specified fact, event, or quality.
    c. (in biblical use) a covenant or dispensation.
  • Synonyms: evidence, will, testimony, confirmation
  • Antonyms: rebuttal, denial, repudiation, contradiction
  • Usage in a Sentence: The aircraft's safety record is a testament to its designers' skill.

7. Word: Cohort (संगी)

  • Pronunciation: koh-hawrt/कोहॉर्ट
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning:
    a. a companion or associate
    b. one of the ten divisions in an ancient Roman legion, numbering from 300 to 600 soldiers
    c. any group of soldiers or warriors
    d. an accomplice; abettor
    e. a group or company
  • Synonyms: companion, colleague, company, group
  • Antonyms: antagonist, rival, opponent, adversary
  • Usage in a sentence: She has a cohort of admirers.

8. Word: Slum (अविपंक/गंदी बस्ती)

  • Pronunciation: sluhm/स्लम
  • Part of Speech
  • Meaning:
    a. Often slums. a thickly populated, run-down, squalid part of a city, inhabited by poor people (Noun)
    b. any squalid, run-down place to live (Noun)
    c. to visit slums, especially from curiosity (Verb)
    d. to visit or frequent a place, group, or amusement spot considered to be low in social status (Verb)
  • Synonyms: hovel, dump, pigsty, ghetto
  • Usage in a sentence: She was brought up in the slums of Lima.

9. Word: Urge (प्रेरित करना)

  • Pronunciation: urj/अर्ज
  • Part of Speech
  • Meaning: 
    a. try earnestly or persistently to persuade (someone) to do something. [Verb]
    b. a strong desire or impulse. [Noun]
  • Synonyms: incite, impel
  • Antonyms: discourage, dissuade
  • Usage in a Sentence: The man had an urge to open a store of his own.

10. Word: Topple (गिर पड़ना)

  • Pronunciation: taw-pal/टापल
  • Part of Speech: Adjective
  • Meaning: overbalance or cause to overbalance and fall/remove (a government or person in authority) from power; overthrow.
  • Synonyms: overthrow, oust, depose, unseat, overturn
  • Antonyms: establish, hold, increase, rise, support
  • Use in a Sentence: It is the high time to take some serious and effective steps to topple the orthodoxy of society.

Practice here Daily Wordlist Quiz

The Hindu Newspaper Vocabulary Based Exercises: 19th 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!

  • vagary
  • pulpit
  • scramble
  • distress
  • onset

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: 18th April, 2023


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