Daily Hindu Editorial Vocabulary Wordlist: 23rd January, 2023

By Shruti Kapoor|Updated : January 23rd, 2023

Daily updated The Hindu Editorial vocabulary words with their meanings dated 23rd January, 2023 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 January, 2023" to shape up your vocabulary from the newspaper wordlist.

With the help of a daily wordlist from Hindu newspaper of 23rd January, 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 like  rhetoric, rigour, homologous  etc. which can be downloaded from the monthly PDF of The Hindu Editorial Vocabulary to strengthen your preparation.

Important Vocabulary from The Hindu Editorial: 23rd January, 2023

1. Word: Probe (जांच करना)

  • Pronunciation: prohb/ प्रोब
  • Part of Speech: Noun, Verb 
  • Meaning: 
    a. a thorough investigation into a crime or other matter. [Noun]
    b. explore or examine (something), especially with the hands or an instrument. [Verb]
  • Synonyms: scrutinize, inquiry
  • Antonyms: glimpse, absurd
  • Usage in a Sentence: I don't want to probe too deeply into your personal affairs.

2. Word: Prod (उकसाना)

  • Pronunciation: prod/प्राड
  • Part of Speech: Verb, Noun
  • Meaning: 
    a. to push something or someone with your finger or with a pointed object (Verb)
    b. to rouse or incite as if by poking; nag; goad (Verb)
    c. the act of prodding; a poke or jab (Noun)
    d. a short, quick punch (Noun)
  • Synonyms: goad, push, spur, urge
  • Antonyms: discourage, pull, dissuade
  • Usage in a sentence: She prodded the cake with her fork to see if it was cooked all the way through.

 3. Word: Credible (विश्वास करने योग्य)

  • Pronunciationkred-uh-buhl/ क्रेडबल
  • Part of Speech: Adjective
  • Meaning:
    a. able to be believed; convincing.
    b. capable of persuading people that something will happen or be successful. 
  • Synonyms: believable, plausible, trustworthy, reliable
  • Antonyms: unbelievable, incredible, unreliable
  • Usage in a Sentence: The plot is credible but the characters lack individuality.

4. Word: Impel (इम्पेलउत्तेजित करना/प्ररित करना)

  • Pronunciation: im-pel/इम्पेल
  • Part of Speech
  • Meaning:
    a. to make someone feel that they must do something
    b. to drive or cause to move onward; propel; impart motion to
  • Synonyms: urge, drive, push, spur
  • Antonyms: dissuade, discourage, deter
  • Usage in a sentence: I wonder what it is that impels him to exercise all the time.

5. Word: Intervention (हस्तक्षेप)

  • Pronunciation: in-ter-ven-shuh n/ इन्टर्वेन्शन
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning: the action or process of intervening
  • Synonyms: interference, mediation, intrusion
  • Antonyms: noninterference, nonintervention, challenge
  • Usage in a Sentence: We would resist any armed intervention from outside in our country's affairs.

6. Word: Cognisance (परिज्ञान)

  • Pronunciation: kog-nuh-zuh ns/काग्निज़न्स
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning: knowledge or awareness.
  • Synonyms: observance, realization
  • Antonyms: unconsciousness
  • Usage in a Sentence: Such understanding is beyond his cognisance.

7. WordInfuse (भर देना)

  • Pronunciation: in-fyooz/इन्फ्यूज़
  • Part of Speech: Verb 
  • Meaning: fill; pervade
  • Synonyms: permeate, suffuse
  • Antonyms: remove, take away
  • Use in a Sentence: He infused enthusiasm into his students.

8. Word: Impetus (आवेग)

  • Pronunciationim-pi-tuhs/ इम्पिटस
  • Part of Speech
  • Meaning:
    a. the act of applying force suddenly
    b. a force that moves something along
  • Synonyms: push, incentive, stimulus 
  • Antonyms: deterrent, hindrance, inertia
  • Usage in a sentence: The startup got an initial impetus of a million dollars to expand its business. 

9. WordDiligent (मेहनती)

  • Pronunciation: dil-i-juhnt/ डिलिजन्ट
  • Part of Speech: Adjective
  • Meaning: having or showing care and conscientiousness in one's work or duties.
  • Synonyms: careful, hard-working, industrious
  • Antonyms: lazy, negligent
  • Usage in a sentence: The discovery was made after years of diligent research and fieldwork.

10Word: Apprehend (पकड़ना)

  • Pronunciation: ap-ri-hend/ऐप्रिहेन्ड
  • Part of Speech: Verb
  • Meaning:
    a. arrest (someone) for a crime
    b. understand or perceive
  • Synonyms: comprehend, arrest
  • Antonyms: misunderstand, misinterpret, release
  • Usage in a sentence: A warrant was issued but he has not been apprehended yet.

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

  • probe
  • prod
  • credible 
  • impel
  • intervention 

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 January, 2023


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