Daily Hindu Editorial Vocabulary Wordlist: 23rd April, 2022

By Nilanjan Paul|Updated : April 23rd, 2022

Daily updated The Hindu Editorial vocabulary words with their meanings dated 23rd April, 2022 are important for Bank, SSC, Railway & IAS exams. At BYJU’S Exam Prep, our Series is named as "Daily Hindu Editorial Vocabulary Words List: 23rd April, 2022 " to shape up your vocabulary from the newspaper wordlist.

With the help of a daily wordlist from Hindu newspaper of 23rd April 2022 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 like sedition, connote etc. which can be downloaded from the monthly PDF of The Hindu Editorial Vocabulary to strengthen your preparation.

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Important Vocabulary from The Hindu Editorial: 23rd April, 2022

Important Words from the Article


Word: Nuance (भेद)

  • Pronunciation: noo-ahns/नूआन्स
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning: 
    a. a subtle difference in or shade of meaning, expression, or sound.
  • Synonyms: distinction, overtone
  • Antonyms: roughness, inexactness
  • Use in a Sentence: There are layers of nuance and humour in her speech.

2. Word:  Novel(नया)

  • Pronunciation: Novel/नावल
  • Part of Speech: Adjective
  • Meaning:
    a. interestingly new or unusual
  • Synonyms: unique, original, fresh
  • Antonyms: common, usual, vintage
  • Usage in a sentence: The studio is looking for novel concepts to turn into original television series.

 3Word: Surpassed (बढ़ जाना)

  • Part of Speech: Verb
  • Meaning: 
    a. exceeded; be greater than / be better than.
  • Pronunciation: सर-पास
  • Synonyms: exceed, excel, transcend, outpaced
  • Antonyms: fail, emanate, expose, lose
  • Use in a Sentence: Since I am practising harder, I know this time I will surpass my last year’s exam score.

4. Word: Ramp up (बढ़ाना)

  • Pronunciation: ramp up/रैंप अप
  • Meaning: 
    a. to increase or cause to increase
    b. (intr) to increase the effort involved in a process
  • Synonyms: build up, work up, progress, fortify
  • Antonyms: corrode
  • Use in a Sentence: The company announced plans to ramp up production to 10,000 units per month.

5. Word: Undertake (उत्तरदायित्व लेना)

  • Pronunciation: uhn-der-teyk/ अन्डर्टेक
  • Part of Speech: Verb
  • Meaning
    a. commit oneself to and begin (an enterprise or responsibility); take on.
    b. promise to do a particular thing.
  • Synonyms: engage, conduct, pledge
  • Antonyms: abstain, avoid, relinquish, renounce
  • Usage in a sentence: The researchers undertook a series of studies.

6. Word: Divert (मोड़ना)

  • Pronunciation: dih-vurt/डाइवर्ट
  • Part of Speech: Verb
  • Meaning:
    a. to cause something or someone to change direction
    b. to take someone's attention away from something
  • Synonyms: distract, deflect, deviate
  • Antonyms: stay, direct
  • Usage in a sentence: Traffic will be diverted through the side streets while the main road is resurfaced.

7. Word: Containment (नियंत्रण)

  • Pronunciation: kuh n-teyn-muh nt/ कन्टेन्मन्ट
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning
    a. the act of keeping something harmful under control or within limits.
    b. the action or policy of preventing the expansion of a hostile country or influence
  • Synonyms: control, confinement, restriction
  • Antonyms: freedom, expression, appearance
  • Usage in a SentenceContainment of crowd violence was the police's main concern.

8. Word: Hotspot (महत्वपूर्ण गतिविधि, खतरे या हिंसा की जगह)

  • Pronunciation: hot-spot/हॉटस्पॉट
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning:
    a. a place of significant activity, danger, or violence
  • Antonyms: cold area
  • Usage in a sentence: The border has become a major hotspot.

9. Word: Discretionary (विवेकगत)

  • Pronunciation: dih-skresh-uh-ner-ee/ डिस्क्रेशनेरी
  • Part of Speech: Adjective
  • Meaning: available for use at the discretion of the user.
  • Synonyms: optional, elective, voluntary
  • Antonyms: compulsory, obligatory
  • Usage in a sentence: The company used to give discretionary bonus payments.

10. Word: Procurement (खरीद , हासिल करना)

  • Pronunciation: pro-cure-ment/प्रोक्युर्मन्ट
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning:
    a. the action of obtaining or procuring something
  • Synonyms:  acquirement, attainment, gain
  • Antonyms: sale, lose, give away
  • Usage in a sentence: If you would like to go on the school field trip, procurement of your parents’ signature on this permission form is necessary.

Practice here Daily Wordlist Quiz

The Hindu Newspaper Vocabulary Based Exercises: 23rd April, 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!

  • Ramp up
  • Nuance
  • Undertake
  • Discretionary
  • Procurement

Exercise 2: Match the columns.

SR No.WordAntonym
1 acquirement compulsory
2 control engage
3 abstain unique
4 common freedom
5 elective lose


You can also check the wordlist articles for the previous days from the link below: Daily Hindu Editorial Vocabulary Wordlist: 22nd April, 2022

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