Daily Hindu Editorial Vocabulary Wordlist: 22nd September, 2023

By Shruti Kapoor|Updated : September 22nd, 2023

Daily updated The Hindu Editorial vocabulary words with their meanings dated 22nd 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: 22nd September, 2023,, " to shape up your vocabulary from the newspaper wordlist.

With the help of a daily wordlist from the Hindu newspaper of 22nd 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: 22nd September, 2023

1. Word: Flawed (दोषपूर्ण)

  • Pronunciation: flawd/ फ्लॉड 
  • Part of Speech: Adjective
  • Meaning: having or characterized by a fundamental weakness or imperfection.
  • Synonyms: unsound, defective, faulty, distorted, inaccurate
  • Antonyms: sound, flawless, faultless, perfect, unblemished
  • Usage in a sentence: This approach is even more flawed than the first.

2. Word: Collegium (अधिशासी मंडल)

  • Pronunciation: kuh-lee-jee-uh m/ कलीजीअम
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning: an organization for people who have similar interests or who do similar work, especially in a university.
  • Synonyms: panel, bench
  • Usage in a sentence: This collegium continued to exist till the time of Alaric.

3. Word: Sanction (अनुमोदन)

  • Pronunciation: sangk-shuhn/ सैंगक्शन 
  • Part of Speech: Noun, Verb
  • Meaning: 
    a. a threatened penalty for disobeying a law or rule. (Noun)
    b. official permission or approval for an action. (Noun)
    c. give official permission or approval for (an action). (Verb)
  • Synonyms: approve, endorse, support
  • Antonyms: disapprove, refuse, forbid
  • Usage in a sentence: The church refused to sanction the king's second marriage.

4. Word: Standstill (ठहराव)

  • Pronunciationstand-stil/ स्टैन्ड्स्टिल
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning: a situation or condition in which there is no movement or activity at all.
  • Synonyms: deadlock, stalemate, impasse, dead-end
  • Antonyms: advance, progress, journey, synergy
  • Usage in a Sentence: The entire city came to a standstill after the transportation department declared a day-long strike.

5. Word: Inevitable (अनिवार्य)

  • Pronunciation: in-ev-i-tuh-buh l/ इनेविटबल
  • Part of Speech: Adjective, Noun
  • Meaning:
    a. certain to happen; unavoidable. [Adjective]
    b. a situation that is unavoidable. [Noun]
  • Synonyms: unavoidable, necessary, ineluctable
  • Antonyms: avoidable, preventable, evitable
  • Usage in a sentence: Accidents are the inevitable result of driving too fast.

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6. Word: Reiterate (दोहराना)

  • Pronunciation: ree-it-uh-reyt/ रीइटरैट
  • Part of Speech: Verb
  • Meaning: say something again or a number of times, typically for emphasis or clarity.
  • Synonyms: repeat, restate, renew
  • Antonyms: conceal, repudiate, contradict
  • Usage in a sentence: We would like to reiterate that confirmation copy will be coming by mail soon.

7. Word: Testy (चिड़चिड़ा)

  • Pronunciationtes-tee/ टेस्टी
  • Part of Speech: Adjective
  • Meaning: easily irritated; impatient and somewhat bad-tempered.
  • Synonyms: irritable, cranky, petulant, peevish
  • Antonyms: pleasant, amiable, happy, agreeable
  • Usage in a Sentence: The coworkers would be easier to get along with if she weren't so testy all the time.

8. Word: Chastise (दंड देना)

  • Pronunciation: chas-tahyz/ चैस्टाइज़
  • Part of Speech: Verb
  • Meaning
    a. rebuke or reprimand severely.
    b. punish, especially by beating.
  • Synonyms: castigate, punish, scold, penalize
  • Antonyms: promote, pardon, excuse, comfort
  • Usage in a Sentence: The waiter was chastised for forgetting the customer's order.

9. Word: Standoff (ड्रॉ)

  • Pronunciation: stand-awf/ स्टैन्डॉफ
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning: a deadlock between two equally matched opponents in a dispute or conflict
  • Synonyms: tie, logjam, standstill, impasse
  • Antonyms: decision, inseparable, intimacy
  • Usage in a Sentence: The political standoff led to a six-month delay in passing this year's budget.

10. Word: Disrupt (भंग करना)

  • Pronunciation: dis-ruhpt/ डिस्रप्ट
  • Part of Speech: Verb
  • Meaning
    a. interrupt (an event, activity, or process) by causing a disturbance or problem.
    b. drastically alter or destroy the structure of.
  • Synonyms: disturb, interrupt, upset, unsettle 
  • Antonyms: organize, arrange, ready, order
  • Usage in a Sentence: The weather disrupted our travel plans.

The Hindu Newspaper Vocabulary Based Exercises: 22nd 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!

  • Testy
  • Collegium
  • Reiterate
  • Standoff
  • Inevitable
  • Disrupt

Exercise 2: Match the columns.

SR No.WordsAntonyms

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: 21st September, 2023


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