Daily Hindu Editorial Vocabulary Wordlist: 20th October, 2022

By Shruti Kapoor|Updated : October 20th, 2022

Daily updated The Hindu Editorial vocabulary words with their meanings dated 20th October, 2022 are important for Bank, SSC, Railway & IAS exams. At BYJU’S Exam Prep, our Series is named "Daily Hindu Editorial Vocabulary Words List: 20th October, 2022" to shape up your vocabulary from the newspaper wordlist.

With the help of a daily wordlist from the Hindu newspaper of 20th October, 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 dreadful, assault etc. which can be downloaded from the monthly PDF of The Hindu Editorial Vocabulary to strengthen your preparation.

Important Vocabulary from The Hindu Editorial: 20th October, 2022

1. Word: Euphoria (परम आनंद)

  • Pronunciation: yoo-fawr-ee-uh/यूफोरिया
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning:
    a. a state of intense happiness and self-confidence
  • Synonyms: happiness, elation, ecstasy
  • Antonyms: despair, agony, heartbreak
  • Usage in a sentence: She was flooded with euphoria as she went to the podium to receive her Student Research Award.

2. Word: Hail (सलाम करना)

  • Pronunciation: heyl/हेल
  • Part of Speech: Verb, Noun
  • Meaning:
    a. to cheer, salute (Verb)
    b. to approve enthusiastically (Verb)
    c. to call out in greet (Verb)
    d. a shout or call to attract attention (Noun)
    e. small, hard balls of ice that fall from the sky like rain (Noun)
  • Synonyms: welcome, salute, greet, acclaim
  • Antonyms: ignore, discourage, reject
  • Usage in a sentence: I tried to hail her from across the room.

 3Word: Prominent (प्रतिष्ठित)

  • Pronunciationprom-uh-nuhnt/ प्रामनन्ट
  • Part of Speech: Adjective
  • Meaning
    a. important; famous
    b. projecting from something; protuberant
    c. situated so as to catch the attention; noticeable
  • Synonyms: important, leading, eminent, protruding, projecting, obvious, noticeable 
  • Antonyms: unimportant, obscure, unknown, inconspicuous
  • Usage in a Sentence
    a. He quickly became prominent in the music industry.
    b. He placed the award in a prominent position on his desk.
    c. He has a prominent nose.

4. Word: Steer (परिचालन करना)

  • Pronunciation: steer/ स्टीर
  • Part of Speech: Verb, Noun
  • Meaning:
    a. guide or control the movement of (a vehicle, vessel, or aircraft), for example by turning a wheel or operating a rudder. (Verb)
    b. follow (a course) in a specified direction. (Verb)
    c. the type of steering of a vehicle. (Noun)
    d. a piece of advice or information concerning the development of a situation. (Noun)
  • Synonyms: guide, lead, control, direct, conduct
  • Antonyms: abandon, follow, trail, obey
  • Usage in a Sentence: It took Mary more than a week to learn how to steer into the garage.

5. Word: Wrest (खींचना)

  • Pronunciation: rest/रेस्ट
  • Part of Speech: Verb, Noun
  • Meaning:
    a. to twist or turn; pull, jerk, or force by a violent twist (verb)
    b. to take away by force (verb)
    c. to get by effort (verb)
    d. to twist or turn from the proper course, application, use, meaning, or the like; wrench (verb)
    e. a wresting; twist or wrench (Noun)
  • Synonyms: wrench, snatch, pull, extort
  • Antonyms: give, implant
  • Usage in a sentence: He wrested the letter from my grasp.

6. Word: Harp (टिका रहना)

  • Pronunciation: hahrp/हार्प
  • Part of Speech: Verb
  • Meaning: talk or write persistently and tediously on (a particular topic).
  • Synonyms: dither, dwell
  • Antonyms: give regards
  • Use in a Sentence: He keeps on harping the same procedure.

7. Word: Resentment (नाराजगी)

  • Pronunciation: ri-zent-muhnt/ रिज़ेन्ट्मन्ट
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning:
    a. the feeling of displeasure or indignation at some act, remark, person, etc., regarded as causing injury or insult.
  • Synonyms: bitterness, animosity, pique
  • Antonyms: friendliness, affection sympathy
  • Usage in a sentence: The players were feeling a sense of resentment after it was announced that they had to train for more hours. 

8. Word: Acumen (कुशाग्रता)

  • Pronunciation: uh-kyoo-muh n/ अक्यूमन
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning: the ability to make good judgements and take quick decisions.
  • Synonyms: shrewdness, sharpness, sharp-wittedness, cleverness, brightness
  • Antonyms: dullness, foolishness
  • Usage in a Sentence: He had demonstrated considerable business acumen.

9. Word: Faction (गुट)

  • Pronunciation: fak-shuhn/फैक्शन
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning:
    a. a group or clique within a larger group, party, government, organization, or the like
    b. party strife and intrigue; dissension
  • Synonyms: group, party, camp
  • Usage in a sentence: The president’s advisors represent every faction of his party.

10. Word: Emphatic (ज़ोरदार)

  • Pronunciation: em-fat-ik/ एम्फैटिक
  • Part of Speech: Adjective
  • Meaning:
    a. uttered, or to be uttered, with emphasis; strongly expressive.
    b. using emphasis in speech or action.
    c. forceful; insistent:
    d. very impressive or significant; strongly marked; striking:
  • Synonyms: assertive, insistent, firm
  • Antonyms: ambiguous, faint, doubtful
  • Usage in a sentence: India registered an emphatic win against Pakistan in the opening match of the world cup. 

The Hindu Newspaper Vocabulary-Based Exercises: 20th October, 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!

  • euphoria
  • hail
  • prominent
  • steer
  • wrest

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:19th October, 2022


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