Daily Hindu Editorial Vocabulary Wordlist: 20th September, 2023

By Shruti Kapoor|Updated : September 20th, 2023

Daily updated The Hindu Editorial vocabulary words with their meanings dated 20th September, 2023, 2023, 2023 are important for Bank, SSC, Railway & IAS exams. At BYJU’S Exam Prep, our Series is named "Daily Hindu Editorial Vocabulary Words List: 20th September, 2023,, " to shape up your vocabulary from the newspaper wordlist.

With the help of a daily wordlist from the Hindu newspaper of 20th September, 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: 20th September, 2023

1. Word: Unravel (सुलझाना)

  • Pronunciation: uhn-rav-uh l/अन्रैवल
  • Part of Speech: Verb
  • Meaning: 
    a. to separate or disentangle the threads
    b. to free from complication or difficulty
    c. (Informal) to take apart; undo; destroy
  • Synonyms: solve, disentangle, untangle, resolve
  • Antonyms: tangle, knot, wind, twist
  • Usage in a sentence: We have a long way to go before we unravel the secrets of genetics.

2. Word: Rupture (कलह)

  • Pronunciation: ruhp-cher/ रप्चर
  • Part of Speech: Verb, Noun
  • Meaning: 
    a. break or burst suddenly. [Verb]
    b. breach or disturb (a harmonious feeling or situation). [Verb]
    c. an instance of breaking or bursting suddenly and completely. [Noun]
  • Synonyms: split, break, rift, fracture, tear, crack
  • Antonyms: collaborate, mend, join, fix, harmony
  • Usage in a Sentence: The incidents have not yet caused a major rupture in the political ties between the two countries.

 3Word: Circumvent (दरकिनार)

  • Pronunciation: sur-kuhm-vent/सर्कम्वेन्ट
  • Part of Speech: Verb
  • Meaning:

        a. find a way around (an obstacle).

        b. deceive; outwit.

  • Synonyms: evade, avoid, dodge, thwart
  • Antonyms: confront, aid, assist, provide
  • Use in a Sentence: We went north in order to circumvent the mountains.

4.  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.

5. Word: Brush Aside (नज़रअंदाज़ करना)

  • Part of Speech: Phrasal Verb
  • Meaning: to refuse to accept that something is important or true
  • Pronunciation:  ब्रश असाइड
  • Synonyms: disregard, reject
  • Antonyms: taken into account, overview
  • Use in a Sentence: He brushed aside my objections to his plan.

6. Word: Acrimonious (कटुतापूर्ण)

  • Pronunciation: ak-ruh-moh-nee-uh s/ ऐक्रमोनीअस
  • Part of Speech: Adjective
  • Meaning: (typically of speech or discussion) angry and bitter
  • Synonyms: bitter, caustic, sarcastic, harsh
  • Antonyms: kind, agreeable, peaceable, pleasant
  • Usage in a Sentence: Their marriage ended eight years ago in an acrimonious divorce..

7. Word: Sovereignty (सत्ता)

  • Pronunciation:sov-rin-tee/साव्रिन्टी
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning:
    a. supreme power or authority
    b. the authority of a state to govern itself or another state
    c. a self-governing state.
  • Synonyms: freedom, democracy
  • Antonyms: retention, belief
  • Usage in a Sentence: The people embrace their independence and sovereignty.

8. Word: Diplomats (राजनयिकों)

  • Pronunciation: Diplo-mat
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning
    an official representing a country abroad
  • Synonyms: ambassador, envoy
  • Usage in a Sentence: The new government has expelled all foreign diplomats.

9. Word: Fraught (व्याकुल)

  • Part of Speech: Adjective
  • Pronunciation: frawt/फ्रॉट
  • Meaning: causing or affected by anxiety or stress.
  • Synonyms: anxious, diligent
  • Antonyms: devoid, calm
  • Use in a Sentence: Their marriage has been fraught with difficulties.

10. Word: Undermine (दुर्बल बना देना)

  • Pronunciation: uhn-der-mahyn/अन्डर्माइन
  • Part of Speech: Verb
  • Meaning:
    a. erode the base or foundation of (a rock formation).
    b. lessen the effectiveness, power, or ability of, especially gradually or insidiously.
  • Synonyms: weaken, impair, subvert
  • Antonyms: strengthen, encourage
  • Usage in a sentence: The scandal threatened to undermine the institution of the Presidency.

The Hindu Newspaper Vocabulary Based Exercises: 20th September, 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!

  • Unravel
  • rupture
  • circumvent
  • hail
  • brush aside

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 September, 2023


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