Daily Hindu Editorial Vocabulary Wordlist: 1st November, 2022

By Shruti Kapoor|Updated : November 1st, 2022

Daily updated The Hindu Editorial vocabulary words with their meanings dated 1st November, 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 November, 2022" to shape up your vocabulary from the newspaper wordlist.

With the help of a daily wordlist from the Hindu newspaper of 1st November, 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 sear, awry  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 November, 2022

1. Word: Stringent (सख्त)

  • Pronunciationstrin-juh nt/ स्ट्रिन्जन्ट
  • Part of Speech: Adjective
  • Meaning:  (of regulations, requirements, or conditions) strict, precise, and exacting
  • Synonyms: harsh, rigorous, severe
  • Antonyms: tolerant, flexible, lenient
  • Usage in a Sentence: He failed to convene the stringent selection criteria.

2. Word: Languish (क्षीण होना)

  • Part of Speech: Verb
  • Meaning:

       a. (of a person, animal, or plant) lose or lack vitality; grow weak.

       b. be forced to remain in an unpleasant place or situation.

  • Pronunciation: lang-gwish/लैंगग्विश
  • Synonyms: deteriorate, decay
  • Antonyms: recover, flourish
  • Use in a Sentence: The children soon began to languish in the heat.

 3Word: Impetus (आवेग)

  • Pronunciationim-pi-tuhs/ इम्पिटस
  • Part of Speech
  • Meaning:
    a. the act of applying force suddenly
    b. a force that moves something along
  • Synonyms: push, incentive, stimulus 
  • Antonyms: deterrent, hindrance, inertia
  • Usage in a sentence: The impetus of the fast-moving train knocked him over

4. WordConsensus (सामंजस्य )

  • Pronunciation: kuh n-sen-suh s/कन्सेन्सस
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning: a general agreement.
  • Synonyms: accord, concordance
  • Antonyms: disagreement, dissension
  • Usage in a Sentence: The two companies have reached a consensus.

5. Word: Grave (समाधि, गंभीर)

  • Pronunciation: greyv/ ग्रेव
  • Part of Speech: Noun, Adjective
  • Meaning
    a. a hole dug in the ground to receive a coffin or dead body, typically marked by a stone or mound. (Noun)
    b. giving cause for alarm; serious. (Adjective)
    c. serious or solemn in manner or appearance. (Adjective)
  • Synonyms: serious, severe, weighty, significant
  • Antonyms: silly, ridiculous, frivolous, hilarious
  • Usage in a sentence: His carelessness could have grave consequences.

6. Word: Straddle (पैर फैलाकर खड़ा होना)

  • Pronunciation: strad-l/स्ट्रैडल
  • Part of Speech: Verb, Noun
  • Meaning: 
    a. to combine different styles or subjects (Verb)
    b. something that straddles a line, such as a border or river, exists on each side of it or goes across it (Verb)
    c. to stand wide apart, as the legs (Verb)
    d. an act or instance of straddling (Noun)
    e. the distance straddled over (Noun)
  • Synonyms: bestride, span, range, mount
  • Antonyms: side by side, border, side
  • Usage in a sentence: He pulled on his helmet and straddled the motorbike.

7. Word: Conjure (शपथपूर्वक)

  • Pronunciation: kon-jer/ कान्जर
  • Part of Speech: Verb
  • Meaning:
    a. cause (a spirit or ghost) to appear by means of a magic ritual.
    b. implore (someone) to do something.
  • Synonyms: summon, implore, invoke
  • Antonyms: repulse, repel
  • Usage in a sentence: I had no idea that a composer could conjure the sounds of trumpets, horns and trombones from a string orchestra.

8. Word:  Impediment (अवरोध)

  • Pronunciation: im-ped-uh-muhnt/इम्पेडमन्ट
  • Part of Speech
  • Meaning:
    a. obstruction; hindrance; obstacle
    b. any physical defect that impedes normal or easy speech; a speech disorder
  • Synonyms: hindrance, obstacle, obstruction
  • Antonyms: advantage, benefit, help
  • Usage in a sentence: In a number of developing countries, war has been an additional impediment to progress.

9. Word: Tarnish (दूषित करना)

  • Pronunciation: tahr-nish/ टार्निश
  • Part of Speech: Verb, Noun
  • Meaning
    a. lose or cause to lose lustre, especially as a result of exposure to air or moisture. (Verb)
    b. make or become less valuable or respected. (Verb)
    c. dullness of colour; loss of brightness. (Noun)
    d. damage or harm done to something. (Noun)
  • Synonymsdiscolourstain, sully, besmirch, blacken, smear, defile
  • Antonyms: improve, purify, clean, brighten, enhance
  • Usage in a sentence: The scandal tarnished his reputation.

10. Word: Insurgency (विद्रोह)

  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Pronunciation: in-sur-juh n-see/इन्सर्जन्सी
  • Meaning: a. an active revolt or uprising.
  • Synonyms: rebellion, mutiny, revolution
  • Antonyms: compliance, obedience
  • Usage in a Sentence: About 10,000 people have been killed in a decade of insurgency.

The Hindu Newspaper Vocabulary-Based Exercises: 1st November, 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!

  • stringent
  • languish
  • impetus
  • consensus
  • grave

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:31st October, 2022


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