Daily Hindu Editorial Vocabulary Wordlist: 19th February, 2022

By Shruti Kapoor|Updated : February 19th, 2022

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

With the help of a daily wordlist from Hindu newspaper of 19th February, 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 Apocalyptic, effluent, insipid  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 February, 2022

1. WordComplacency (आत्मसंतोष)

  • Pronunciation: kuh m-pley-suh n-see/कम्प्लैसन्सी
  • Part of Speech
  • Meaning: 
    a. a feeling of calm satisfaction with your own abilities or situation that prevents you from trying harder (Noun)
    b. a feeling of quiet pleasure or security, often while unaware of some potential danger and defect (Noun)
  • Synonyms: contentment, satisfaction, smugness, contentedness
  • Antonyms: agony, anxiety, altruism
  • Usage in a sentence: We’re finally making a profit, but there is no reason for complacency.

2. Word: Fragile (कमज़ोर)

  • Pronunciation: fraj-uh l/फ्रैजल
  • Part of Speech: Adjective
  • Meaning:
    a. easily broken, shattered, or damaged; delicate; brittle; frail
    b. vulnerably delicate, as in appearance
    c. lacking in substance or force; flimsy
  • Synonyms: delicate, weak, frail, feeble
  • Antonyms: unbreakable, firm, strong
  • Usage in a sentence: One's ego should not be so fragile that it is hurt at the drop of a hat.

3. Word: Lethal (घातक)

  • Pronunciation: lee-thuhl/ लीथल
  • Part of Speech: Adjective
  • Meaning
    a. of, relating to, or causing death; deadly; fatal:
    b. made or carried out to cause death:
    c. causing great harm or destruction:
  • Synonyms: deadly, fatal, mortal
  • Antonyms: harmless, safe, beneficial 
  • Usage in a sentence: The disclosures were lethal to his candidacy.

4.  Word: Perturbed (उद्विग्न)

  • Pronunciation: per-turb-ed 
  • Part of Speech: Adjective
  • Meaning: worried or troubled
  • Synonyms: disturbed, troubled, anxious 
  • Antonyms: relaxed, calm, composed
  • Usage in a sentence: He seemed quite perturbed by the news of his favourite teacher's death.

5. Word: Fraught (भरपूर)

  • Pronunciation: frawt/फ्रॉट
  • Part of Speech: Adjective
  • Meaning:
    a. full of (unpleasant things such as problems or dangers)
  • Synonyms: abounding, abundant, distressing, disturbing
  • Antonyms: bare, barren, blank, devoid, empty, calming, comfortable
  • Usage in a sentence: Writing about science at a popular level is a task fraught with difficulty.

6. Word: Raze ( नष्ट करना)

  • Pronunciation: reyz/रेज़
  • Part of Speech: Verb
  • Meaning:
    a. to tear down; demolish; level to the ground
    b. to shave or scrape off
  • Synonyms: demolish, destroy, tear down
  • Antonyms: construct, raise, build
  • Usage in a sentence: The town was razed to the ground in the bombing raid - not a building was left standing.

7. Word: Apocalyptic (अंतर्भासी)

  • Pronunciation: uh-pok-uh-lip-tik/अपाकलिप्टिक
  • Part of Speech: Adjective
  • Meaning:
    a. showing or describing the total destruction and end of the world, or extremely bad future events
  • Synonyms: revelatory, ominous, portentous
  • Antonyms: auspicious, beneficial, favourable
  • Usage in a sentence:  Due to the fear of an apocalyptic event, many people started building underground shelters and saving. 

8. Word: Lurch ( झटका)

  • Pronunciation: lurch/लर्च
  • Part of Speech: Verb, Noun
  • Meaning: 
    a. make an abrupt, unsteady, uncontrolled movement or series of movements; stagger. [Verb]
    b. an abrupt uncontrolled movement, especially an unsteady tilt or roll. [Noun]
  • Synonyms: wobble, stumble
  • Antonyms: steady, stabilize
  • Usage in Sentence:  The baby suddenly lurched to the side and threw up violently.

9. WordInsipid (नीरस)

  • Pronunciation: in-sip-id/ इन्सिपिड
  • Part of Speech: Adjective
  • Meaning: not having a strong taste or character, or having no interest or energy
  • Synonyms: bland, flat, vapid, dull
  • Antonyms: tasty, interesting, delicious
  • Usage in a sentence: The project reeked of insipid ideas and lack of creativity.

10. Word: Effluent (अपगामी)

  • Pronunciation: ef-loo-uhnt/एफ्लूअन्ट 
  • Part of Speech: Adjective/Noun
  • Meaning: 
    a. flowing out or forth (Adjective)
    b. liquid waste that is sent out from factories or places where sewage is dealt with, usually flowing into rivers, lakes, or the sea (Noun)
  • Synonyms: outflow, drainage, waste
  • Antonyms: clear water, fresh or purified water
  • Usage in a sentence: Effluents from local factories are finding their way into the river. 

Practice here Daily Wordlist Quiz

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

  • Complacency
  • Fragile
  • Effluent
  • Apocalyptic
  • Lethal

Exercise 2: Match the columns.

SR No.WordSynonym
1 Perturb Vapid
2 Fraught Stumble
3 Raze Anxious
4 Insipid Demolish
5 Lurch Abundant

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 February, 2022


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  • The important vocabulary words from The Hindu newspaper of 19th February, 2022 are raze, insipid, effluent etc.

  • You can download The Hindu Editorial vocabulary PDF of 19th February, 2022 from the monthly capsule.

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