Daily Hindu Editorial Vocabulary Wordlist: 22nd September, 2022

By Shruti Kapoor|Updated : September 22nd, 2022

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

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

1. Word: Bizarre (अजीब)

  • Pronunc8iation: bih-zahr/बिज़ार 
  • Part of Speech: Adjective
  • Meaning: 
    a. markedly unusual in appearance, style, or general character and often involving incongruous or unexpected elements; outrageously or whimsically strange
  • Synonyms: strange, weird, unusual
  • Antonyms: normal, common, realist
  • Usage in a sentence: That party was too bizarre for me!

2. Word: Nepotism (कुलपक्षपात)

  • Pronunciation: nep-uh-tiz-uh m/नेपटिज़म
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning:
    a. patronage bestowed or favoritism shown on the basis of family relationship, as in business and politics
  • Synonyms: bias, favoritism, partiality
  • Antonyms: justice, fairness
  • Usage in a sentence: He was guilty of nepotism and corruption.

3. Word: Foul (घृणित)

  • Pronunciation: foul/फाउल
  • Part of Speech: Adjective, Adverb, Noun
  • Meaning:
    a. grossly offensive to the senses; disgustingly loathsome; noisome (Adjective)
    b. containing or characterized by offensive or noisome matter (Adjective)
    c. in a foul manner; vilely; unfairly (Adverb)
    d. Baseball. into foul territory; so as to be foul (Adverb)
    e. something that is foul (Noun)
    f. a collision or entanglement (Noun)
  • Synonyms: nasty, vile, dirty, offensive
  • Antonyms: clean, fair, pleasing
  • Usage in a sentence: Why are you in such a foul mood this morning?

4. Word: Spat (विवाद करना)

  • Pronunciation: spat/ स्पैट
  • Part of Speech: Noun, Verb
  • Meaning:  
    a. a quarrel about an unimportant matter. (Noun)
    b. quarrel about an unimportant matter. (Verb)
  • Synonyms: squabble, tiff, dispute, argument, fight
  • Antonyms: agreement, confirmation, peace
  • Usage in a sentence: It is often common for siblings to have a spat and start playing again shortly after.

5. WordTenuous (तुच्छ)

  • Pronunciationten-yoo-uhs/ टेन्यूअस
  • Part of Speech: Adjective
  • Meaning
    a. very weak or slight
    b. very slender or fine; insubstantial
  • Synonyms: insubstantial, flimsy, weak, fragile, dubious, thin, slender, delicate
  • Antonyms: substantial, thick, stable, healthy, significant
  • Usage in a Sentence: He could demonstrate only a tenuous claim to ownership.

6. Word: Sprint (कम दूरी की तेज दौड़ लगाना)

  • Pronunciation: s-print/स्प्रिन्ट
  • Part of Speech: Verb, Noun
  • Meaning
    a. to race or move at full speed, especially for a short distance, as in running, rowing, etc. (Verb)
    b. to traverse in sprinting(Verb)
    c. a short race at full speed. (Noun)
    d. a burst of speed at any point during a long race, as near the finish line. (Noun)
    e. a brief spell of great activity(Noun)
  • Synonyms: race, rush, run, dash, hurry
  • Antonyms: walk, dawdle, linger, stroll
  • Usage in a sentence: We had to sprint to catch the bus.

7. Word: Combat (भिड़न्त/संग्राम करना)

  • Pronunciation: kuhm-bat/ कम्बैट 
  • Part of Speech: Noun, Verb
  • Meaning:
    a. fighting between armed forces. [Noun]
    b. take action to reduce or prevent (something bad or undesirable). [Verb]
  • Synonyms: fight, battle, struggle
  • Antonyms: peace, accord, compromise
  • Usage in a sentence: The police are planning sterner measures to combat the rising number of crime.

8.  Word: Cohort (संगी)

  • Pronunciation: koh-hawrt/कोहॉर्ट
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning:
    a. a companion or associate
    b. one of the ten divisions in an ancient Roman legion, numbering from 300 to 600 soldiers
    c. any group of soldiers or warriors
    d. an accomplice; abettor
    e. a group or company
  • Synonyms: companion, colleague, company, group
  • Antonyms: antagonist, rival, opponent, adversary
  • Usage in a sentence: All her cohorts admire her greatly.

9. Word: Intrinsic (अंतर्भूत)

  • Pronunciation: in-trin-sik/ इन्ट्रिन्सिक
  • Part of Speech: Adjective
  • Meaning: belonging naturally; essential
  • Synonyms: inherent, innate, essential
  • Antonyms: acquired, external
  • Usage in a sentence: The electoral system appeared to form an intrinsic part of a stable polity.

10. Word: Obfuscate (उलझाना)

  • Pronunciation: ob-fuh-skeyt/आब्फस्केट 
  • Part of Speech: Verb
  • Meaning:
    a. to make something less clear and harder to understand, especially intentionally
    b. to put false or confusing information on the internet, especially using special software, in order to stop search engines being able to collect information about you
  • Synonyms: obscure, cloud, confuse
  • Antonyms: interpret, illuminate, clarify
  • Usage in a sentence: You can confuse web trackers by obfuscating your movements online.

Practice here Daily Wordlist Quiz

The Hindu Newspaper Vocabulary Based Exercises: 22nd 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!

  • nepotism
  • nasty
  • spat
  • tenuous
  • Bizarre

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, 2022


That was your Vocabulary dose for the day. 

from BYJU'S Exam PrepThe Hindu Editorial Vocabulary PDF Download: 20th September, 2022


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