Daily Hindu Editorial Vocabulary Wordlist: 21st September, 2023

By Shruti Kapoor|Updated : September 21st, 2023

Daily updated The Hindu Editorial vocabulary words with their meanings dated 21st 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: 21st September, 2023,, " to shape up your vocabulary from the newspaper wordlist.

With the help of a daily wordlist from the Hindu newspaper of 21st 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: 21st September, 2023

1. Word: Stark (कठोर,बिलकुल)

  • Pronunciation: stahrk/स्टार्क
  • Part of Speech: Adjective, Adverb
  • Meaning:
    a. empty, simple, or obvious, especially without decoration or anything that is not necessary (Adjective)
    b. harsh, grim, or desolate, as a view, place, etc.(Adjective)
    c. means completely clear (Adjective)
    d. completely or extremely (Adverb)
  • Synonyms: austere, dour, fierce, flinty, forbidding, grim
  • Antonyms: benign, benignant, gentle, mild, non-intimidating, tender
  • Usage in a sentence: The dim halls made a stark contrast with the bright, sun-drenched apartment.

2. Word: Ruse (छल)

  • Pronunciation: rooz/रूज़
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning:
    a. a trick intended to deceive someone
  • Synonyms: trick, ploy, stratagem
  • Antonyms: honesty, loyalty
  • Usage in a sentence: It was just a ruse to distract her while his partner took the money.

 3Word: Chaotic (अस्त-व्यस्त)

  • Pronunciation: key-ot-ik/ केआटिक
  • Part of Speech: Adjective
  • Meaning: in a state of complete confusion and disorder.
  • Synonyms: disordered, disorganized, messy
  • Antonyms: ordered, organized, systematic
  • Usage in a sentence: Things have been getting chaotic in the office recently.

4.  Word: Enshrine (प्रतिष्ठापित करना)

  • Pronunciation: en-shrahyn/ एन्श्राइन
  • Part of Speech: Verb
  • Meaning
    a. place (a revered or precious object) in an appropriate receptacle.
    b. preserve (a right, tradition, or idea) in a form that ensures it will be protected and respected.
  • Synonyms: sanctify, consecrate, exalt
  • Antonyms: defile, desecrate, disrespect, debase, degrade
  • Usage in a Sentence: Some teachers tend to enshrine their personal preferences as sacred rules of English grammar.

5. WordPrecarious (अनिश्चित)

  • Pronunciation: pri-kair-ee-uh s/प्रिकेरीअस
  • Part of Speech: Adjective
  • Meaning: dependent on chance; uncertain
  • Synonyms: hazardous, perilous, insecure
  • Antonyms: strong, secure, stable
  • Use in a Sentence:  This place is a precarious and unstable area.

6. Word: Reckon (समझना, सम्मिलित करना)

  • Pronunciationrek-uhn/ रेकन
  • Part of Speech: Verb
  • Meaning
    a. establish by calculation.
    b. be of the opinion.
    c. rely on or be sure of.
  • Synonyms: calculate, think, figure, estimate, count
  • Antonyms: deprive, disavow, depreciate, abandon
  • Usage in a sentence: I reckon that it's going to rain.

7. Word: Abjure (त्यागना)

  • Pronunciation: ab-joo r/ ऐब्जुर
  • Part of Speech: Verb
  • Meaning: solemnly renounce (a belief, cause, or claim).
  • Synonyms: renounce, withdraw, deny, retract
  • Antonyms: adopt, admit, acknowledge, uphold
  • Usage in a sentence: The conqueror tried to make the natives abjure their religion.

8. Word: Brinkmanship (सीमांतवर्तिता)

  • Pronunciation: bringk-muh n-ship/ ब्रिंगक्मन्शिप
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning: the art or practice of pursuing a dangerous policy to the limits of safety before stopping, especially in politics.
  • Usage in a sentence: There is a lot of political brinkmanship involved in this latest development.

9. Word: Doomster (प्रलयवक्ता)

  • Pronunciation: doom-ster/ दूम्स्टर
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning: a person who predicts disaster.
  • Synonyms: doomsayer, pessimist
  • Antonym: motivator
  • Usage in a sentence: The Hong Kong doomster Alion Yeo has predicted that North Korea will undergo a power struggle that will bring leadership changes around May.

10. Word: Induction (अनुगम)

  • Pronunciation: in-duhk-shuh n/ इन्डक्शन
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning:
    a. the action or process of inducting someone to a post or organization.
    b. the process or action of bringing about or giving rise to something. 
  • Synonyms: initiation, installation, inauguration, introduction
  • Antonyms: conclusion, rejection, closure
  • Usage in a sentence: The induction of new students will take place in the main hall.

The Hindu Newspaper Vocabulary Based Exercises: 21st 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!

  • stark
  • ruse
  • chaotic
  • enshrine
  • precarious

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: 20th September, 2023


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