Daily Hindu Editorial Vocabulary Wordlist: 1st August, 2022

By Shruti Kapoor|Updated : August 1st, 2022

Daily updated The Hindu Editorial vocabulary words with their meanings dated 1st August, 2022 are important for Bank, SSC, Railway & IAS exams. At BYJU’S Exam Prep, our Series is named "Daily Hindu Editorial Vocabulary Words List: 1st August, 2022 " to shape up your vocabulary from the newspaper wordlist.

With the help of a daily wordlist from the Hindu newspaper of 1st August, 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 a exacerbate, refrain,ploy etc. which can be downloaded from the monthly PDF of The Hindu Editorial Vocabulary to strengthen your preparation.

Important Vocabulary from The Hindu Editorial: 1st August, 2022

1. WordExacerbate (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. WordRefrain (रोकना)

  • Pronunciation: ri-freyn/रिफ्रैन
  • Part of Speech: Verb 
  • Meaning: stop oneself from doing something.
  • Synonyms: cease, desist
  • Antonyms: persist, indulge
  • Usage in a Sentence: We must refrain from smoking.

3. WordPloy (चाल)

  • Pronunciation: ploi/प्लॉइ
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning: a cunning plan or action designed to turn a situation to one's own advantage.
  • Synonyms: trick, artifice, dodge
  • Antonyms: vitiate, idle
  • Usage in a Sentence: It was all a ploy to divert attention from his real purposes.

4.  Word: Exemplify (उदाहरण देना)

  • Pronunciation: exem-pli-fie/ इग्ज़ेम्प्लफाइ
  • Parts of speech: Verb
  • Meaning:  to show or illustrate by example
  • Synonyms: illustrate, demonstrate, instance.
  • Antonyms:  becloud, blur, cloud, darken, fog
  • Usage in a sentence: The movie exemplified everything that is wrong with the film industry.

5. Word: Protocol (अंतरराष्ट्रीय संधि का मूल पत्र/संलेख)

  • Pronunciation: proh-tuh-kawl/प्रोटकॉल 
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning:
    a. the system of rules and acceptable behavior used at official ceremonies and occasions
    b. a formal international agreement
    c. a computer language allowing computers that are connected to each other to communicate
  • Synonyms: convention, treaty, decorum
  • Usage in a sentence: According to the protocol, the new ambassador will present his credentials to the president.

6. WordPunitive (दण्डकर)

  • Pronunciation: pyoo-ni-tiv/प्यूनिटिव
  • Part of Speech: Adjective
  • Meaning: inflicting or intended as punishment.
  • Synonyms: harsh, corrective
  • Antonyms: rehabilitative, rewarding
  • Usage in a Sentence: The government is expected to take punitive steps against offenders.

7. Word: Tamp (ठूंसना, ठूंस ठूंसकर बराबर करना)

  • Pronunciation: टैम्प/tamp
  • Part of Speech: Verb
  • Meaning: to press something such as soil or tobacco down firmly
  • Synonyms: pack, compress, press, ram, squeeze
  • Antonyms: alter, improve, explain, augment, amplify
  • Usage in a Sentence: The old man tamped down some more tobacco into his pipe.

8. Word: Thrive (उन्नति करना)

  • Pronunciation: thrahyv/थ्राइव
  • Part of Speech: Verb
  • Meaning:
    a. to prosper; be fortunate or successful.
    b. to grow or develop vigorously; flourish:
  • Synonyms: prosper; flourish, succeed, bloom, grow
  • Antonyms: decline, abort, fail, backfire, flop
  • Usage in a Sentence: Succulents thrive in polluted weather.

9. Word:  Brook (बहना, बर्दाश्त करना)

  • Pronunciation: brook/ब्रुक
  • Part of Speech: Noun, Verb 
  • Meaning:
    a. a small stream (noun)
    b. to allow or accept something, esp. a difference of opinion or intention (verb)
  • Synonyms: tolerate, endure, bear, stomach
  • Antonyms: abstain, prohibit, disapprove
  • Usage in a sentence: She won’t brook any criticism of her work.

10. Word: Emulate (अनुकरण करना)

  • Pronunciationem-yuh-leyt/ एम्युलेट
  • Part of Speech: Verb
  • Meaning: match or surpass (a person or achievement), typically by imitation.
  • Synonyms: imitate, mimic, follow
  • Antonyms: neglect, disregard, divest
  • Usage in a Sentence: The organisers hope the unofficial event will emulate last weekend's annual rugby sevens tournament.

Practice here Daily Wordlist Quiz

The Hindu Newspaper Vocabulary Based Exercises: 1st August, 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!

  • exacerbate
  • refrain
  • ploy
  • exemplify
  • Protocol

    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: 30 July, 2022


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