Daily Hindu Editorial Vocabulary Wordlist: 21st April, 2022

By Nilanjan Paul|Updated : April 21st, 2022

Daily updated The Hindu Editorial vocabulary words with their meanings dated 21st April, 2022 are important for Bank, SSC, Railway & IAS exams. At BYJU’S Exam Prep, our Series is named as "Daily Hindu Editorial Vocabulary Words List: 21st April, 2022 " to shape up your vocabulary from the newspaper wordlist.

With the help of a daily wordlist from Hindu newspaper of 21st April 2022 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 like sedition, connote 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: 21st April, 2022

Important Words from the Article

1.

Word: Ethos (प्रकृति)

  • Pronunciation: ee-thos/ईथास
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning: 
    a. the set of beliefs, ideas, etc. about the social behavior and relationships of a person or group
  • Synonyms: ethics, principles, philosophy, culture, mindset
  • Usage in a sentence: Most companies have a corporate ethos.

2. Word: Glorify (गौरवान्वित करना)

  • Pronunciation: glawr-uh-fahy/ग्लॉरफाइ
  • Part of Speech:Verb
  • Meaning:
    a. to cause to be or treat as being more splendid, excellent, etc.
    b. to honor with praise or admiration
    c. to praise the glory of (God), especially as an act of worship
  • Synonyms: exalt, extol, praise, celebrate
  • Antonyms: condemn, humiliate, criticize
  • Usage in a sentence: A statue was erected to glorify the country's national heroes.

3. Word: Vow (क़सम खाना)

  • Pronunciation: vou/वाउ
  • Part of Speech: Noun, Verb
  • Meaning
    a. a serious promise or decision (Noun)
    b. to make a determined decision or promise to do something (Verb)
  • Synonyms: pledge, promise, oath, swear
  • Antonyms: disavow, refuse, reject
  • Usage in a sentence: She made a vow never to lend money to anyone again.

 4. Word: Discourse (बातचीत करना)

  • Pronunciation: dis-kawrs/डिस्कोर्स
  • Part of Speech: Noun, Verb
  • Meaning
    a. communication in speech or writing (Noun)
    b. a formal discussion of a subject in speech or writing (Noun)
    c. to communicate thoughts orally; talk; converse (Verb)
    d. to treat a subject formally in speech or writing (Verb)
  • Synonyms: talk, lecture, speech, address
  • Antonyms: silence, quiet
  • Usage in a sentence: I finished my discourse with a request for words of wisdom.

5. Word: Incendiary (आग लगानेवाला/भड़काने वाला)

  • Pronunciation: in-sen-dee-er-ee/इन्सेन्डीएरी
  • Part of Speech: Adjective, Noun
  • Meaning:
    a. designed to cause fires (Adjective)
    b. likely to cause violence or strong feelings of anger (Adjective)
    c. tending to inflame the senses (Adjective)
    d. a person who deliberately sets fire to buildings or other property, as an arsonist (Noun)
  • Synonyms: arsonist, firebug, inflammatory
  • Antonyms: fireproof, noncombustible, incombustible
  • Usage in a sentence: He gave an incendiary speech at last night’s rally.

6. Word: Bipartisan (द्विदलीय)

  • Pronunciation: bahy-pahr-tuh-zuh n/बाइपार्टिज़न
  • Part of Speech: Adjective
  • Meaning
    a. representing, characterized by, or including members from two parties or factions
  • Synonyms: two-party, double, bipartite
  • Antonyms: partial, one-sided
  • Usage in a sentence: The reform enjoyed bipartisan support in most states.

7. Word: Pluralistic (अनेकवादी)

  • Pronunciation: plu-ral-​istic/प्लुरलिस्टिक
  • Part of Speech: Adjective
  • Meaning
    a. relating to or advocating a system in which two or more states, groups, principles, sources of authority, etc., coexist
    b. relating to a system of thought that recognizes more than one ultimate principle
  • Synonyms: multinational, multicultural, diverse
  • Antonyms: homogeneous
  • Usage in a sentence: Canada constitutes a multi-cultural pluralistic society where people from different faiths and languages live together.

8. Word: Mirage (धोखा)

  • Pronunciation: mi-rahzh/मिराश़
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning
    a. an optical phenomenon, especially in the desert or at sea, by which the image of some object appears displaced above, below, or to one side of its true position as a result of spatial variations of the index of refraction of air.
    b. something illusory, without substance or reality
    c. a hope or wish that has no chance of being achieved
  • Synonyms: illusion, delusion, hallucination, fantasy
  • Antonyms: actuality, fact, truth
  • Usage in a sentence: Electoral victory is just a distant mirage.

9. Word: Inhumane (निर्दयी)

  • Pronunciation: in-hyoo-meyn/इन्ह्यूमेन
  • Part of Speech: Adjective
  • Meaning
    a. lacking humanity, kindness, compassion
  • Synonyms:cruel, brutal, inhuman, unkind
  • Antonyms: charitable, kind, benevolent
  • Usage in a sentence:Conditions for prisoners were described as inhumane.

10. Phrase: Tokenism (प्रतीकवाद)

  • Pronunciation: toh-kuh-niz-uh m/टोकनिज़म
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning
    a. actions that are the result of pretending to give advantage to those groups in society who are often treated unfairly, in order to give the appearance of fairness
    b. the fact of doing something only to show that you are following rules or doing what is expected or seen to be fair, and not because you really believe it is the right thing to do
  • Synonyms: symbolical, normal charge
  • Usage in a sentence: We were accused of tokenism when we appointed the first woman to our management board.

11. Phrase: Dial down (कम करना)

  • Pronunciation: da-yal doun/डायल डाउन
  • Meaning
    a. to reduce or become reduced
    b. to make something less forceful or extreme
  • Synonyms: put down, reduce, decrease
  • Antonyms: improve
  • Usage in a sentence: A stage actor may need to dial down the energy for the intimacy of the movie camera.

Practice here Daily Wordlist Quiz

The Hindu Newspaper Vocabulary Based Exercises: 21st April, 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!

  • Ethos
  • Vow
  • Bipartisan
  • Dial Down
  • Pluralistic

Exercise 2: Match the columns.

SR No.WordSynonym
1InhumaneArsonist
2GlorifyCruel
3MirageSpeech
4Incendiary Illusion 
5Discourse Extol

More from us: Share your answers in the comment section. 

You can also check the wordlist articles for the previous days from the link below: Daily Hindu Editorial Vocabulary Wordlist: 20th April, 2022

 

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