Daily Hindu Editorial Vocabulary Wordlist: 21st September, 2022

By Sanskriti Bisht|Updated : September 21st, 2022

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

With the help of a daily wordlist from the Hindu newspaper of 21st September, 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 resonate, unviable 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 September, 2022

1. Word: Mitigate (घटाना)

  • Pronunciation: mit-i-geyt/ मिटिगेट
  • Part of Speech: Verb
  • Meaning: 
    a. make (something bad) less severe, serious, or painful.
    b. lessen the gravity of (an offence or mistake).
  • Synonyms: alleviate, ease, relieve, diminish
  • Antonyms: aggravate, incite, intensify
  • Usage in a Sentence: Governments should endeavour to mitigate anxiety.


2. Word: Gruesome (कुरूप/भीषण)

  • Pronunciation: groo-suh m/ग्रूसम
  • Part of Speech: Adjective
  • Meaning:
    a. causing great horror; horribly repugnant; grisly
    b. full of or causing problems; distressing
  • Synonyms: grisly, ghastly, hideous, appalling
  • Antonyms: pretty, delightful, pleasant
  • Usage in a sentence: The newspaper article included a gruesome description of the murder.

3. Word: Aggravate (बिगाड़ना)

  • Pronunciation: ag-ruh-veyt/ ऐग्रवेट
  • Part of Speech: Verb
  • Meaning: make (a problem, injury, or offence) worse or more serious
  • Synonyms: irritate, provoke, annoy
  • Antonyms: calm, sooth, relieve, comfort
  • Usage in a Sentence: Cigarettes can aggravate the symptoms of a cold.

4. Word: Subsist (बना रहना)

  • Pronunciation: suhb-sist/सब्सिस्ट
  • Part of Speech: Verb 
  • Meaning:
    a. to exist; continue in existence.
    b. to remain alive; live, as on food, resources, etc.
    c. to have existence in, or by reason of, something.
    d. to reside, lie, or consist (usually followed by in)..
    e. to have timeless or abstract existence, as a number, relation, etc.
    f. to have existence, especially independent existence.
  • Synonyms: exist, live, survive, continue, endure
  • Antonyms: perish, succumb, end
  • Usage in a sentence: The problem subsisted for a long while after the operation.

5. Word: Dilemma (असमंजस)

  • Pronunciation: (dih-lem-uh) /डिलेम
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning: a situation in which a difficult choice has to be made between two or more alternatives, especially ones that are equally undesirable.
  • Synonyms: problem, difficulty, difficulty, trouble
  • Antonyms: solution, answer, resolution, boon
  • Usage in a Sentence: The fundamental dilemma remains: in a tolerant society, should we tolerate intolerance?

6. Word: Elicit (प्रकट करना)

  • Pronunciation: ih-lis-it/इलिसिट
  • Part of Speech: Verb
  • Meaning
    a. to get or produce something, especially information or a reaction
    b. to obtain something, esp. information or a reaction
    c. to draw or bring out or forth; educe; evoke
  • Synonyms: evoke, provoke, arouse, trigger
  • Antonyms: repress, cover, hide, conceal
  • Usage in a sentence: Have you managed to elicit a response from them yet?

7. Word: Veer (दिशा बदलना)

  • Pronunciation: veer/वीर
  • Part of Speech: Verb
  • Meaning:
    a. to change direction
  • Synonyms: swerve, turn, diverge
  • Antonyms: straighten, stay, remain constant
  • Usage in a sentence: Moments before crashing, the jet was seen veering sharply to the right.

8. Word: Heinous (जघन्य)

  • Pronunciation: hey-nuhs/ हेनस
  • Part of Speech: Adjective
  • Meaning: (of a person or wrongful act, especially a crime) utterly odious or wicked.
  • Synonyms: atrocious, abominable, monstrous, evil
  • Antonyms: glorious, good, lovely, magnificent
  • Usage in a Sentence: Hitler's heinous crimes will never be forgotten.

9. Word: Stride (छलाँग, प्रगति)

  • Pronunciation: strahyd/स्ट्राइड
  • Part of Speech: noun, verb
  • Meaning:
    a. an important positive development (Noun)
    b. to walk with long steps, as with vigor, haste, impatience, or arrogance (Verb)
  • Synonyms: pace, step, tread
  • Antonyms: drag, hobble
  • Usage in a sentence: The group has made strides to expand internationally.

10. Word:  Impediment (अवरोध)

  • Pronunciation: im-ped-uh-muhnt/इम्पेडमन्ट
  • Part of Speech
  • Meaning:
    a. obstruction; hindrance; obstacle
    b. any physical defect that impedes normal or easy speech; a speech disorder
  • Synonyms: hindrance, obstacle, obstruction
  • Antonyms: advantage, benefit, help
  • Usage in a sentence: In a number of developing countries, war has been an additional impediment to progress.

Practice here Daily Wordlist Quiz

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

  • Mitigate
  • Gruesome
  • Aggravate
  • Subsist
  • Dilemma

Exercise 2: Match the columns.

SR No.WordSynonym
1Evoke Tread
3Heinous   Obstacle
5Impediment  Atrocious

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, 2022


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