Daily Hindu Editorial Vocabulary Wordlist: 19th September, 2022

By Yitika Saini|Updated : September 19th, 2022

Daily updated The Hindu Editorial vocabulary words with their meanings dated 19th September, 2022 are important for Bank, SSC, Railway & IAS exams. At BYJU’S Exam Prep, our Series is named "Daily Hindu Editorial Vocabulary Words List: 19th September, 2022" to shape up your vocabulary from the newspaper wordlist.

With the help of a daily wordlist from the Hindu newspaper of 19th September, 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 resonate, unviable 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 September, 2022

1. Word: Earmark (निर्धारित करना)

  • Pronunciation: eer-mahrk/ईर्मार्क
  • Part of Speech: Verb
  • Meaning: designate (funds or resources) for a particular purpose.
  • Synonyms: appropriate, reserve, keep, assign
  • Antonyms: comprehensive, depletion, wastage
  • Usage in a Sentence: The school has decided to earmark 10 percent of its funds for study material purchases. 

2. Word: Reticent (कम बोलने वाला)

  • Pronunciationret-uh-suhnt/ रेटिसन्ट
  • Part of Speech: Adjective
  • Meaning:
    a. reluctant to draw attention to yourself
    b. cool and formal in manner
    c. temperamentally disinclined to talk
  • Synonyms: reserved, taciturn, withdrawn
  • Antonyms: chatty, loquacious, garrulous 
  • Usage in a sentence: She remained reticent despite facing much criticism for something she didn't even do.

3. Word : Clog (रोकना)

  • Pronunciation : klog/क्‍लॉग्‌
  • Part of Speech : Verb
  • Meaning : to block or slow passage through
  • Synonyms :  block, obstruct, stop.
  • Antonyms : open
  • Usage in a sentence:  Hundreds of angry voters began to clog the government phone lines with complaints.

4. Word: Sputter (हलचल)

  • Pronunciationspuht-er/ स्पटर
  • Part of Speech: Verb, Noun
  • Meaning:
    a. make a series of soft explosive or spitting sounds. (Verb)
    b. a series of soft explosive or spitting sounds. (Noun)
  • Synonyms: spray, spatter
  • Usage in a Sentence: He was sputtering with rage.

5. Word: Ratchet up (बढ़ावा)

  • Pronunciationrach-it -up/रैचट अप
  • Part of Speech: Phrasal verb of Ratchet
  • Meaning: to increase something over a period of time
  • Synonyms: surge, boost
  • Antonyms: decline, drop
  • Usage in a Sentence:  The debate should ratchet up awareness of the problem among members of the general public.

6. Word: Snap (काट लेना/झपट लेना)

  • Pronunciation: snap/स्नैप
  • Part of Speech: Verb, Noun
  • Meaning
    a. to make a sudden, sharp, distinct sound; crack, as a whip; crackle (Verb)
    b. to click, as a mechanism or the jaws or teeth coming together (Verb)
    c. a quick, sudden action or movement, as the flick of a whip or the breaking of a twig (Noun)
    d. a short, sharp sound, as that caused by breaking a twig or closing a latch (Noun)
    e. to seize with or take, buy, or obtain as with a quick bite or grab (followed by up or off) (Verb)
    f. to secure, judge, vote, etc., hastily (Verb)
  • Synonyms: crack, break, cinch, click
  • Antonyms: bear, combine, liberate
  • Usage in a sentence: You'll snap that ruler if you bend it too far.

7. Word: Benign (सौम्य)

  • Pronunciation: be-nine/बिनाइन
  • Part of Speech: Adjective
  • Meaning  - having no significant effect/gentle and kind/not harmful 
  • Synonyms -  temperate, mild, gentle, clement, calm, balmy, pleasant
  • Antonyms -  unfriendly, hostile harsh, unhealthy, unfavourable
  • Usage in a sentence - The eco-friendly company will only drill for oil in areas where its practices are benign.

8. Word: Abate (कम करना)

  • Pronunciation: uh-beyt/अबेट
  • Part of Speech: Verb
  • Meaning
    a. to become less strong
    b. (Law)to put an end to or suppress (a nuisance)
    c. (Law)to suspend or extinguish (an action)
    d. to deduct or subtract
    e. to omit
  • Synonyms: lessen, diminish, decrease, reduce
  • Antonyms: increase, intensify, enhance
  • Usage in a sentence: The storm has started to abate.

9. WordRely on (भरोसा करना)

  • Part of Speech: Phrasal verb
  • Meaning:
    a. depend on or derive support from someone or something
  • Synonyms: depend, count
  • Usage in a sentence: They have learned to rely on each other for support.

10. Word: Intervention (हस्तक्षेप)

  • Pronunciation: in-ter-ven-shuh n/ इन्टर्वेन्शन
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning: the action or process of intervening
  • Synonyms: interference, mediation, intrusion
  • Antonyms: noninterference, nonintervention, challenge
  • Usage in a Sentence: We would resist any armed intervention from outside in our country's affairs.

Practice here Daily Wordlist Quiz

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

  • Intervention
  • Ratchet up
  • Benign
  • Snap
  • Rely on

Exercise 2: Match the columns.

SR No.WordSynonym

Share your answers in the comment section. 

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