Daily Hindu Editorial Vocabulary Wordlist: 23rd February, 2023

By Shruti Kapoor|Updated : February 23rd, 2023

Daily updated The Hindu Editorial vocabulary words with their meanings dated 23rd February, 2023 are important for Bank, SSC, Railway & IAS exams. At BYJU’S Exam Prep, our Series is named "Daily Hindu Editorial Vocabulary Words List: 23rd February, 2023 " to shape up your vocabulary from the newspaper wordlist.

With the help of a daily wordlist from the Hindu newspaper of 23rd February, 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: 23rd February, 2023

1. Word: Scepticism (संदेहवाद)

  • Pronunciation: skep-tuh-siz-um
  • Parts of speech: Noun
  • Meaning: doubt as to the truth of something.
  • Synonyms: doubt, doubtfulness, lack of conviction.
  • Antonyms: trust, definiteness, certitude
  • Usage in a sentence: The forecast of a booming economy by the Agency was initially received with great scepticism by the government.

2. Word:  Ensure (पक्का करना)

  • Pronunciation: en-shoor, -shur
  • Part of Speech: Verb
  • Meaning: to make something certain to happen
  • Synonyms: guarantee, assure, ascertain
  • Antonyms: gamble, baffle, bewilder
  • Usage in a sentence: The teacher carried the attendance sheet with her to ensure that everyone was present.

 3Word: Mandate (आदेश देना)

  • Pronunciation: man-deyt/मैन्डेट
  • Part of Speech: Noun, Verb
  • Meaning:
    a. an official order or commission to do something. [Noun]

        b. give (someone) authority to act in a certain way. [Verb]

  • Synonyms: order, command, instruction
  • Antonyms: prohibit, abolish, denial
  • Usage in a Sentence: The organization was chosen with a mandate to reduce the size of government.

4. Word: Cite (प्रमाण देना)

  • Pronunciation: sahyt/ साइट
  • Part of Speech: Verb
  • Meaning:

        a. refer to (a passage, book, or author) as evidence for or justification of an argument or statement, especially in a scholarly work. 

        b. praise (someone, typically a member of the armed forces) in an official report for a courageous act.

  • Synonyms: quote, commend
  • Antonyms: hide, enclose
  • Use in a Sentence: Please cite my gratitude to him.

5. Word: Plenary (परिपूर्ण)

  • Pronunciation: ple-na-ry
  • Parts of speech: adjective
  • Meaning: attended by all members of a group
  • Synonyms: unconditional, unlimited, unrestricted
  • Antonyms: incomplete, restricted, partial
  • Usage in a sentence: At the plenary meeting, all shareholders can vote on the proposal.

6. Word: Stringent (सख्त)

  • Pronunciationstrin-juh nt/ स्ट्रिन्जन्ट
  • Part of Speech: Adjective
  • Meaning:  (of regulations, requirements, or conditions) strict, precise, and exacting
  • Synonyms: harsh, rigorous, severe
  • Antonyms: tolerant, flexible, lenient
  • Usage in a Sentence: He failed to convene the stringent selection criteria.

7. Word: Reprieve (दण्डविराम)

  • Pronunciation: ri-preev/ रिप्रीव
  • Part of Speech: Verb, Noun
  • Meaning: 
    a. cancel or postpone the punishment of (someone, especially someone condemned to death). [Verb]
    b. a cancellation or postponement of a punishment. [Noun]
  • Synonyms: pardon, release, respite
  • Antonyms: punish, charge, blame
  • Usage in a sentence: The family has won a temporary reprieve from eviction.

8. Word: Prosecute (मुकदमा चलाना)

  • Pronunciation: pros-i-kyoot/प्रासक्यूट
  • Part of Speech: Verb
  • Meaning:
    a. to institute legal proceedings against (a person)
    b. to seek to enforce or obtain by legal process
    c. to conduct criminal proceedings in court against
    d. to follow up or carry forward something undertaken or begun, usually to its completion
    e. to carry on or practice
  • Synonyms: pursue, continue, trial, accuse
  • Antonyms: liberate, pardon, halt
  • Usage in a sentence: Shoplifters will be prosecuted.

9. Word: Avert (टालना)

  • Pronunciation: uh-vurt
  • Parts of speech: Verb
  • Meaning: turn away (one's eyes or thoughts)
  • Synonyms: avoid, turn aside
  • Antonyms: allow, assist
  • Usage in a sentence: The government is going to decrease taxes to avert an economic depression.

10. Word: Concurrent (समवर्ती)

  • Pronunciation: Cun-current
  • Part of speech: Adjective
  • Meaning: existing, happening, or done at the same time
  • Synonyms: simultaneous, coincident
  • Antonyms: disagreeing, divergent
  • Usage in a sentence: Two video games were developed and released concurrent with the film.

Practice here Daily Wordlist Quiz

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

  • Reprieve
  • Cite
  • Mandate
  • Ensure
  • Scepticism

Exercise 2: Match the columns.

SR No.WordSynonym
1Prosecute harsh
2Plenary pursue 
3Concurrent avoid 
4Stringent simultaneous
5Avert unlimited 

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: 22nd February, 2023


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