Daily Hindu Editorial Vocabulary Wordlist: 1st March, 2023

By Shruti Kapoor|Updated : March 1st, 2023

Daily updated The Hindu Editorial vocabulary words with their meanings dated 28th February, 2023 are important for Bank, SSC, Railway & IAS exams. At BYJU’S Exam Prep, our Series is named "Daily Hindu Editorial Vocabulary Words List: 28th February, 2023 " to shape up your vocabulary from the newspaper wordlist.

With the help of a daily wordlist from the Hindu newspaper of 28th February, 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: 1st March, 2023

1. Word: Perception (अनुभूति)

  • Pronunciation: per-sep-shuhn/ पर्सेप्शन
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning: 
    a. the ability to see, hear, or become aware of something through the senses.
    b. the way in which something is regarded, understood or interpreted.
  • Synonyms: understanding, impression, notion
  • Antonyms: misunderstanding, ignorance
  • Usage in a sentence: The television has irreversibly changed our perception about the Royal Family.

2. Word: Delegation (प्रत्यायोजन, प्रतिनिधि मंडल)

  • Pronunciation: del-i-gey-shuhn/ डेलगेशन
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning:
    a. a body of delegates or representatives; a deputation.
    b. the action or process of delegating or being delegated.
  • Synonyms: deputation, commission mission, assignment
  • Antonyms: retention, discharge, acquisition
  • Usage in a sentence: He's been chosen to lead the delegation to the conference.

3. Word: Clampdown (कठोर नीति)

  • Pronunciationklamp-doun/ क्लैम्प्डाउन
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning: a concerted or harsh attempt to suppress something.
  • Synonyms: suppression, prevention, crackdown, limitation, restraint, curb, check
  • Antonyms: freedom, advantage, liberty, arousal
  • Usage in a Sentence: The ensuing clampdown resulted in at least 128 people being killed across Sudan, according to protest organizers.

4. Word: Blockade (नाकेबन्दीसंरोध करना)

  • Pronunciation: blo-keyd/ ब्लाकेड
  • Part of Speech: Noun, Verb
  • Meaning: 
    a. an act or means of sealing off a place to prevent goods or people from entering or leaving. [Noun]
    b. seal off (a place) to prevent goods or people from entering or leaving. [Verb]
  • Synonyms: block, barricade, siege
  • Antonyms: access, opening
  • Usage in a sentence: They attempted to break the blockade by using submarines.

5. Word: Erode (काटना)

  • Pronunciation: ih-rohd/ इरोड
  • Part of Speech: Verb
  • Meaning:  
    a. (of wind, water, or other natural agents) gradually wear away (soil, rock, or land).
    b. gradually destroy or be gradually destroyed.
  • Synonyms: corrode, diminish, wear away
  • Antonyms: construct, fix, improve
  • Usage in a sentence: Over time, trivial lawsuits will erode the significance of the justice system.

6. Word: Credibility (विश्वसनीयता)

  • Pronunciation: kred-uh-bil-i-tee/ क्रेडिबिलिटी
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning: 
    a. the quality of being trusted and believed in.
    b. the quality of being convincing or believable.
  • Synonyms: reliability, trustworthiness
  • Antonyms: dishonesty, betrayal
  • Usage in Sentence: The report gives an appearance of scientific credibility.

7. Word: Obscure (अस्पष्ट)

  • Pronunciationuhb-skyoor/ अब्स्क्युर
  • Part of Speech: Adjective, Verb
  • Meaning:
    a. not discovered or known about; uncertain. (Adjective)
    b. not important or well known. (Adjective)
    c. keep from being seen; conceal. (Verb)
    d. make unclear and difficult to understand. (Verb)
  • Synonyms: dark, unclear, vague, conceal
  • Antonyms: clear, obvious, visible, famous
  • Usage in a sentence: The building, which is more than two hundred and fifty years old, is obscured by a half-dozen trees.

8. Word: Antecedent (पूर्वगामी)

  • Pronunciation: an-tuh-seed-nt/ ऐन्टिसीडन्ट
  • Part of Speech: Noun, Adjective
  • Meaning:
    a. a thing that existed before or logically precedes another. (Noun)
    b. a person's ancestors or family and social background. (Noun)
    c. preceding in time or order; previous or pre-existing. (Adjective)
  • Synonyms: predecessor, precursor, preceding, previous, ancestor
  • Antonyms: following, after, descendant, subsequent
  • Usage in a sentence: What are the antecedents of the American Revolutionary War?

9. Word: Smack (थप्पड़/तमाचा मारना/ठीक)

  • Pronunciation: smak / स्मैक
  • Part of Speech: Noun, Verb, Adverb
  • Meaning:
    a. a sharp slap or blow, typically one given with the palm of the hand. [Noun]
    b. strike (someone or something), typically with the palm of the hand and as a punishment. [Verb]
    c. exactly; precisely. [Adverb]
  • Synonyms: slap, whack, bang, hit
  • Antonyms: off, indirectly, inexactly
  • Usage in a sentence: I think it's wrong to smack a child.

10. Word: Conducive (हितकर)

  • Pronunciation: kuh n-doo-siv/ कन्डूसिव
  • Part of Speech: Adjective
  • Meaning: making a certain situation or outcome likely or possible. 
  • Synonyms: advantageous, helpful, contributory, favourable
  • Antonyms: hindering, unfavourable, cumbersome
  • Usage in a Sentence: This is a conducive environment for studying.

11. Phrase: To raise eyebrows (भौंहें चढ़ाना)

  • Pronunciation: टू रेज आईब्रोस
  • Meaning: To cause other people to react with surprise or mild disapproval 
  • Usage in a sentence: In the exclusive restaurant where they dined, Nicola noticed that he'd only to raise an eyebrow and a waiter came hurrying to attend him.


Practice here Daily Wordlist Quiz

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

  • Erode
  • Clampdown
  • To raise eyebrows
  • Conducive
  • Credibility
  • Delegation

Exercise 2: Match the columns.

SR No.WordsSynonyms

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: 28th February, 2023


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