Daily Hindu Editorial Vocabulary Wordlist: 21st March, 2022

By Shruti Kapoor|Updated : March 21st, 2022

Daily updated The Hindu Editorial vocabulary words with their meanings dated 21st March, 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 March, 2022 " to shape up your vocabulary from the newspaper wordlist.

With the help of a daily wordlist from Hindu newspaper of 21st March, 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  quell, dispel 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 March, 2022

1. Word: Discriminatory (पक्षपाती)

  • Pronunciation: dih-skrim-uh-nuh-tawr-ee/ डिस्क्रिमनटॉरी
  • Part of Speech: Adjective
  • Meaning: making or showing an unfair or prejudicial distinction between different categories of people or things, especially on the grounds of race, age, or sex.
  • Synonyms: prejudiced, biased, unfair
  • Antonyms: impartial, fair, unprejudiced
  • Usage in a sentence: The government enacted laws to protect women from discriminatory employment practices.

2. Word: Dispel (दूर करना)

  • Pronunciation: dih-spel / डिस्पेल
  • Part of Speech: Verb
  • Meaning: make (a doubt, feeling, or belief) disappear.
  • Synonyms: disperse, banish, disappear
  • Antonyms: accumulate, assemble, gather
  • Usage in a sentence: The President is attempting to dispel the notion that he has neglected the economy.

3. Word: Quell (शांत करना)

  • Pronunciation: kwel/ क्वेल
  • Part of Speech: Verb
  • Meaning: put an end to (a rebellion or other disorder), typically by the use of force.
  • Synonyms: suppress, subdue
  • Antonyms: encourage, provoke
  • Usage in a sentence: The President took immediate steps to quell the uprising.

4. Word: Persecution (उत्पीड़न)

  • Pronunciation: pur-si-kyoo-shuh n/ पर्सक्यूशन
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning
    a. hostility and ill-treatment, especially because of race or political or religious beliefs; oppression.
    b. persistent annoyance or harassment.
  • Synonyms: abuse, oppression, torment, harassment, cruelty
  • Antonyms: protection, stimulation, charity, benevolence
  • Usage in a Sentence: The marginalization and persecution of the Roma and Sinti did not end with the war’s conclusion.

5. Word: Asylum (आश्रय)

  • Pronunciation: uh-sahy-luhm/ असाइलम
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning:
    a. the protection granted by a state to someone who has left their home country as a political refugee.
    b. an institution for the care of people who are mentally ill.
  • Synonyms: refuge, shelter, sanctuary
  • Antonyms: threat, hazard, evict
  • Usage in a sentence: The number of people seeking asylum in the United Kingdom has risen sharply.

6. Word: Repatriation (देश-प्रत्यावर्तन)

  • Pronunciation: ree-pey-tree-eyt-ion/ रीपैट्रीऐशन
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning
    a. the return of someone to their own country.
    b. the sending of money back to one's own country.
  • Synonyms: return, restoration
  • Antonyms: exile, expulsion
  • Usage in a Sentence: It is illogical to oppose the repatriation of economic migrants.

7. Word: Notion (धारणा)

  • Pronunciation: noh-shuh n/ नोशन
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning
    a.  conception of or belief about something.
    b. an impulse or desire, especially one of a whimsical kind
  • Synonyms: idea, opinion, impulse, thought, inclination
  • Antonyms: accident, accuracy, truth
  • Usage in a Sentence: She was prepossessed with the notion of her own superiority.

8. Word: Clamour (चीत्कार/ शोर मचाना)

  • Pronunciation: klam-er/ क्लैमर
  • Part of Speech: Noun, Verb
  • Meaning:
    a. a loud and confused noise, especially that of people shouting.
    b. (of a group of people) shout loudly and insistently.
  • Synonyms: commotion, uproar, din
  • Antonyms: peace, silence
  • Usage in a sentence: There was a clamour of voices outside the office.

9. Word: Strident (कर्कश)

  • Pronunciation: strahyd-nt/ स्ट्राइडन्ट
  • Part of Speech: Adjective
  • Meaning
    a. (of a sound) loud and harsh; grating.
    b. presenting a point of view, especially a controversial one, in an excessively forceful way.
  • Synonyms: harsh, shrill, raucous, penetrating, piercing
  • Antonyms: soft, melodious, mild, gentle
  • Usage in a Sentence: The strident tone in his voice revealed his anger.

10. Phrase: Fend off (रोकना)

  • Pronunciation: फेन्ड ऑफ 
  • Meaning: to defend oneself against (someone or something)
  • Synonyms: repel, reject, ward off, repulse
  • Antonyms: let in, interact, approve, accept a defeat
  • Usage in a Sentence: They have had to fend off allegations of voter fraud.


Practice here Daily Wordlist Quiz

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

  • Dispel
  • Asylum
  • Strident
  • Fend off
  • Persecution
  • Quell

Exercise 2: Match the columns.

SR No.WordsSynonyms
2Fend offRefuge

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: 23rd December 2021


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