Daily Hindu Editorial Vocabulary Wordlist: 21st October, 2022

By Shruti Kapoor|Updated : October 21st, 2022

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

With the help of a daily wordlist from the Hindu newspaper of 21st 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: 21st October, 2022

1. WordLapse (रद्द हो जाना/चूक)

  • Pronunciation: laps/लैप्स
  • Part of Speech:Noun, verb
  • Meaning: 
    a. a brief or temporary failure of concentration, memory, or judgement.[Noun]
    b. an interval or passage of time. [Noun]
    c.(of a right, privilege, or agreement) become invalid because it is not used, claimed, or renewed; expire. [Verb]
    d. pass gradually into (an inferior state or condition). [Verb] 
  • Synonyms: regress, error, oversight, decline
  • ntonyms: continue, progress achievement
  • Use in a Sentence: A brief lapse in the final set cost her the match.

2. WordWhimsical (अद्भुत)

  • Pronunciation: hwim-zi-kuh l/ह्विम्ज़िकल
  • Part of Speech: Adjective
  • Meaning:
    a. playfully quaint or fanciful, especially in an appealing and amusing way.
    b. acting or behaving in a capricious manner.
  • Synonyms: capricious, mischievous, impulsive
  • Antonyms: reasonable, ordinary
  • Usage in a Sentence: Much of his writing has a whimsical quality.

 3Word: Accentuate (अधिक सुस्पष्ट करना)

  • Pronunciation: ak-sen-choo-eyt/ ऐक्सेन्चूऐट
  • Part of Speech: Verb
  • Meaning: make more noticeable or prominent.
  • Synonyms: highlight, emphasize
  • Antonyms: degrade, belittle
  • Usage in a Sentence: The director uses music to accentuate the rising dramatic tension.

4. Word: Peddle (फेरी लगाना)

  • Pronunciation: ped-l/ पेडल
  • Part of Speech: Verb
  • Meaning: 
    a. try to sell (something, especially small goods) by going from place to place.
    b. promote (an idea or view) persistently or widely.
  • Synonyms: sell, vend, market, advocatesuggesturge
  • Antonyms: buy, purchase
  • Usage in a sentence: His attempts to peddle his paintings in the streets of London proved unsuccessful.

5. Word: Malfeasance (अपराध)

  • Pronunciation: mal-fee-zuh ns/मैल्फीज़न्स
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning: wrongdoing, especially by a public official.
  • Synonyms: misconduct, fault
  • Antonyms: kindness
  • Use in a Sentence: The administrator is condemned for the enormous malfeasance of his administration.

6. Word: Fathom (पूर्ण रूप से समझना)

  • Pronunciation: fath -uh m/फैदम
  • Part of Speech: Verb
  • Meaning: 
    a. understand (a difficult problem or an enigmatic person) after much thought.
    b. measure the depth of (water).
  • Synonyms: comprehend, assimilate, perceive, grasp
  • Antonyms: misinterpret, mislead, construe
  • Usage in a Sentence: He failed to fathom the true import of her words.

7. Word: Defamation (निन्दा)

  • Pronunciation: def-uh-mey-shuh n/डेफमैशन
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning
    a. the act of defaming; false or unjustified injury of the good reputation of another, as by slander or libel; calumny
  • Synonyms: slander, libel, vilification, calumny
  • Antonyms: compliment, applause, praise
  • Usage in a sentence: The lawsuit accused his former associates of defamation.

8. Word: Culpable (आपराधिक)

  • Pronunciationkuhl-puh-buhl/ कल्पबल 
  • Part of Speech: Adjective
  • Meaning: deserving blame
  • Synonyms: guilty, blameworthy, responsible, sinful
  • Antonyms: innocent, blameless, inculpable, faultless
  • Usage in a sentence: He's more culpable than the others because he's old enough to know better.

9. WordTravesty (प्रहसन)

  • Pronunciation: trav-uh-stee/ ट्रैवस्टी
  • Part of Speech: Noun, Verb
  • Meaning: 
    a. a false, absurd, or distorted representation of something. [Noun]
    b. represent in a false, absurd, or distorted way. [Verb]
  • Synonyms: parody, spoof, misrepresentation, distortion
  • Antonyms: seriousness, actually, legitimate, authentic
  • Usage in Sentence: This travesty of democracy has shaken the loyalty of people who've been in the party for a long time.

10. WordConviction (पूर्ण विश्वास)

  • Pronunciation: kuh n-vik-shuh n/ कन्विक्शन
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning: a firmly held belief or opinion.
  • Synonyms: confidence, certitude
  • Antonyms: disbelief, doubt
  • Use in a Sentence: Even as he was tortured, he held onto his conviction that he would never betray his country.

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!

  • lapse
  • whimsical
  • accentuate
  • peddle
  • fathom

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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