Daily Hindu Editorial Vocabulary Wordlist: 22nd October, 2022

By Shruti Kapoor|Updated : October 22nd, 2022

Daily updated The Hindu Editorial vocabulary words with their meanings dated 22nd 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: 22nd October, 2022" to shape up your vocabulary from the newspaper wordlist.

With the help of a daily wordlist from the Hindu newspaper of 22nd 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: 22nd October, 2022

1. Word: Recalcitrant (उद्दण्ड)

  • Pronunciation: ri-kal-si-truhnt/ रिकैल्सिट्रन्ट
  • Part of Speech: Adjective, Noun
  • Meaning
    a. having an obstinately uncooperative attitude towards authority or discipline.
    b. a person with an obstinately uncooperative attitude.
  • Synonyms: stubborn, obstinate, unruly, insubordinate
  • Antonyms: compliant, submissive, desirous, amenable, obedient
  • Usage in a Sentence: You are not the kind of person who beats on recalcitrant vending machines.

2. Word: Stymie (बाधाएँ डालना)

  • Pronunciation: stahy-mee/स्टाइमी
  • Part of Speech: Noun, Verb
  • Meaning
    a. to hinder, block, or thwart (Verb)
    b. Golf. (on a putting green) an instance of a ball's lying on a direct line between the cup and the ball of an opponent about to putt (Noun)
    c. a situation or problem presenting such difficulties as to discourage or defeat any attempt to deal with or resolve it (Noun)
  • Synonyms: jam, hinder, in the lurch, foil, thwart
  • Antonyms: assist, promote
  • Usage in a sentence: In our search for evidence, we were stymied by the absence of any recent documents.

 3WordUntenable (असमर्थनीय)

  • Pronunciation: uhn-ten-uh-buhl/अन्टेनबल
  • Part of Speech: Adjective
  • Meaning:
    a. (especially of a position or view) not able to be maintained or defended against attack or objection.
  • Synonyms: indefensible, undefendable, unarguable, insupportable
  • Antonyms: reasonable, credible, sensible
  • Use in a Sentence: They collectively dismissed the prospect as untenable.

4. Word: Jettison (फेंक देना)

  • Pronunciationjet-uh-suh n/ जेटिसन
  • Part of Speech: Verb, Noun
  • Meaning
    a. throw or drop (something) from an aircraft or ship. (Verb)
    b. abandon or discard (someone or something that is no longer wanted). (Verb)
    c. the action of jettisoning something. (Noun)
  • Synonyms: discard, dump, reject, eliminate, abandon
  • Antonyms: adopt, salvage, preserve
  • Usage in a sentence: We should jettison these old computers and get new ones.

5. Word: Toll (संख्या)

  • Pronunciation: tohl/टोल
  • Part of speech: Noun, Verb
  • Meaning:
    a. a payment or fee exacted by the state, the local authorities, etc., for some right or privilege, as for passage along a road or over a bridge(Noun)
    b. suffering, deaths, or damage (Noun)
    c. the extent of loss, damage, suffering, etc., resulting from some action or calamity (Noun)
    d. a tax, duty, or tribute, as for services or use of facilities (Noun)
    e. to collect (something) as toll (Verb)
    f. to impose a tax or toll on (a person) (Verb)
  • Synonyms: charge, price, cost, number
  • Antonyms: income, earning
  • Usage in a sentence:  Independent sources say that the death toll from the earthquake runs into thousands. 

6. Word: Stance (उद्देश्य)

  • Pronunciation: stans/ स्टैन्स
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning: the attitude of a person or organization towards something; a standpoint.
  • Synonyms: position, posture, attitude, opinion
  • Usage in a sentence: The doctor's stance on the issue of abortion is well known.

7. Word: Diplomatic (कूटनीतिक)

  • Pronunciation: dip-luh-mat-ik/ डिप्लमैटिक
  • Part of Speech: Adjective
  • Meaning:
    a. of or concerning diplomacy.
    b. having or showing an ability to deal with people in a sensitive and tactful way.
    c. (of an edition or copy) exactly reproducing an original version.
  • Synonyms: tactful, politic, discreet, prudent
  • Antonyms: impolite, tactless, contemptuous
  • Usage in a Sentence: The diplomatic relations between the two countries have been ruptured.

8. Word: Evolve (विकसित करना)

  • Pronunciation: ih-volv/ईवाल्व
  • Part of Speech: Verb
  • Meaning: develop gradually.
  • Synonyms: emerge, orignate
  • Antonyms: halt, dwindle
  • Usage in a Sentence: Melodies tend to evolve out of deep grooves.

9. Word: Climbdown (अपनी गलती मानना)

  • Pronunciation: klahym-doun/ क्लाइम डाउन
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning: a withdrawal from a position taken up in argument or negotiation
  • Synonyms: decline, setback, recoil
  • Antonyms: assent, move forward
  • Usage in a Sentence: The Finance Minister was forced into a humiliating climbdown on her economic policies.

10. Word: Delegation (प्रत्यायोजन, प्रतिनिधि मंडल)

  • Pronunciation: del-i-gey-shuhn/ डेलगेशन
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning:
    a. a body of delegates or representatives; a deputation.
    b. the action or process of delegating or being delegated.
  • Synonyms: deputation, commission mission, assignment
  • Antonyms: retention, discharge, acquisition
  • Usage in a sentence: He's been chosen to lead the delegation to the conference.

The Hindu Newspaper Vocabulary-Based Exercises: 22nd 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!

  • recalcitrant
  • stymie
  • untenable
  • jettison
  • toll

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:21stOctober, 2022


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