Daily Hindu Editorial Vocabulary Wordlist: 1st September, 2022

By Shruti Kapoor|Updated : September 1st, 2022

Daily updated The Hindu Editorial vocabulary words with their meanings dated 1st 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: 31st September, 2022" to shape up your vocabulary from the newspaper wordlist.

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

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

1. WordAcquiesce (सहमति देना)

  • Pronunciation: ak-wee-es/ ऐक्वीएस
  • Part of Speech: Verb
  • Meaning: accept something reluctantly but without protest.
  • Synonyms: agree, consent, accept
  • Antonyms: dissent, disagree, protest
  • Usage in a Sentence: And for Rome to acquiesce in such witch-hunts must indicate that Rome herself felt threatened.

2. Word: Mete (सजा देना/ सीमा)

  • Pronunciation: meet/मीट
  • Part of Speech: Verb
  • Meaning:
    a. to distribute or apportion by measure; allot; dole (usually followed by out)
    b. dispense, allot justice, a punishment or harsh treatment
  • Synonyms: delimitation, borderline, apportion
  • Antonyms: place, heart and soul
  • Usage in a sentence: Schools should not mete out physical punishment to children.

3. Word: Depose (हटा देना)

  • Pronunciation: dih-pohz/ डिपोज़
  • Part of Speech: Verb
  • Meaning: remove from office suddenly and forcefully.
  • Synonyms: oust, overthrow, displace
  • Antonyms: elect, appoint, empower
  • Usage in a sentence: He was deposed and replaced by a more pliant successor.

4. Word:  Whip (सचेतक)

  • Pronunciation: hwip/ह्विप
  • Part of Speech: Noun, Verb
  • Meaning:
    a. a strip of leather or length of cord fastened to a handle, used for flogging or beating a person or for urging on an animal - Noun
    b. beat (a person or animal) with a whip or similar instrument, especially as a punishment or to urge them on - Verb
  • Synonyms: flog, lash
  • Antonyms: discouragement
  • Usage in a sentence:  A good speaker can whip the crowd into a fever of excitement.

5. Word: Sagacity (विलक्षणता)

  • Pronunciation: suh-gas-i-tee 
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning:
    a. the quality of having or showing understanding and the ability to make good judgments
  • Synonyms: judiciousness, intelligence, shrewdness, discernment, wisdom
  • Antonyms: foolishness, silliness, ignorance, stupidity
  • Usage in a sentence: Despite having differences of opinion, the team was saved by the sagacity of its leader.

6. Word: Flail (पीटना)

  • Pronunciation: fleyl/ फ्लेल
  • Part of Speech: Noun, Verb
  • Meaning:  
    a. a threshing tool consisting of a wooden staff with a short heavy stick swinging from it. (Noun)
    b. wave or swing wildly. (Verb)
    c. beat or flog (someone). (Verb)
  • Synonyms: thrash, beat, lash, flog, knock, strike
  • Usage in a Sentence: They were flailing their arms to drive away the insects.

 7. Word: Aver (प्रमाणित करना)

  • Pronunciation: uh-vur/ऐवर
  • Part of Speech: Verb
  • Meaning:
    a. to say that something is certainly true
  • Synonyms: assert, affirm, declare
  • Antonyms: refute, deny, contradict
  • Usage in a sentence: The lawyer averred her client's innocence.

8. Word: Cohort (साथी)

  • Pronunciationkoh-hawrt/ कोहॉर्ट
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning
    a. a group of people with a shared characteristic.
    b. an ancient Roman military unit, comprising six centuries, equal to one-tenth of a legion.
  • Synonyms: companion, ally, comrade, associate, colleague, company
  • Antonyms: enemy, antagonist, rival, opponent, adversary
  • Usage in a Sentence: The police arrested the gang's leader and his cohorts.

9. Word: Probe (जांच करना)

  • Pronunciation: prohb/ प्रोब
  • Part of Speech: Noun, Verb 
  • Meaning: 
    a. a thorough investigation into a crime or other matter. [Noun]
    b. explore or examine (something), especially with the hands or an instrument. [Verb]
  • Synonyms: scrutinize, inquiry
  • Antonyms: glimpse, absurd
  • Usage in a Sentence: I don't want to probe too deeply into your personal affairs.

10. Word: Purport (आशय)

  • Pronunciation: per-pawrt/ पर्पोर्ट
  • Part of Speech: Verb, Noun
  • Meaning
    a. appear to be or do something, especially falsely. (Verb)
    b. the meaning or sense of something, typically a document or speech. (Noun)
  • Synonyms: claim, profess, pretend, gist, intention, purpose
  • Antonyms: abandon, disavow, disclaim, disown
  • Usage in a sentence:
    a. do you purport to spend the rest of your life on that couch, or do you think you might get a job someday? (Verb)
    b. The letter was not read aloud, but all present were informed of its purport. (Noun)

Practice here Daily Wordlist Quiz

The Hindu Newspaper Vocabulary Based Exercises: 1st 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!

  • acquiesce
  • mete
  • depose
  • whip
  • sagacity


Exercise 2: Match the columns.

SR No.WordSynonym
1flailclaim
2averscrutinize
3Cohortflog
4probeally
5purportassert

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 August, 2022

 

That was your Vocabulary dose for the day. 

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