Daily Hindu Editorial Vocabulary Wordlist: 23rd March, 2022

By Shruti Kapoor|Updated : March 23rd, 2022

Daily updated The Hindu Editorial vocabulary words with their meanings dated 23rd March, 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 March, 2022 " to shape up your vocabulary from the newspaper wordlist.

With the help of a daily wordlist from Hindu newspaper of 23rd March, 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 percolate, sanguine 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 March, 2022

1. Word: Paramount (प्रमुख)

  • Pronunciationpar-uh-mount/ पैरमाउन्ट
  • Part of Speech: Adjective
  • Meaning
    a. more important than anything else; supreme.
    b. having supreme power.
  • Synonyms: chief, supreme, foremost, leading, dominant
  • Antonyms: minor, secondary, trivial, inferior
  • Usage in a sentence: Maintaining the secrecy of the agreement is of paramount importance.

2. Word: Rear (पिछला भाग, पिछला)

  • Pronunciation: reer/ रीर
  • Part of Speech: Noun, Adjective
  • Meaning
    a. the back part of something, especially a building or vehicle. (Noun)
    b. the space or position at the back of something or someone. (Noun)
    c. at the back. (Adjective)
  • Synonyms: back, behind, posterior, bottom
  • Antonyms: front, head, beginning, anterior
  • Usage in a Sentence
    a. There are two bedrooms at the rear. (Noun)
    b. If you go to the back of the building and look out the rear window and you'll see the eagle.

3. Word: Glide path (उडान पथ)

  • Pronunciation: ग्लाइड पाथ
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning: a series of events or actions leading smoothly to a particular outcome
  • Synonymsbooster, enabler, enhancer
  • Antonyms: inactivity, recede, refrain, disagree
  • Usage in a Sentence: The primary election is likely to set Mayor Muriel E. Bowser on a glide path toward becoming the first mayor to win a second term since 2006.

4. Word: Slippage (गिरावट)

  • Pronunciationslip-ij/ स्लिपिज
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning
    a. the action or process of slipping or subsiding.
    b. failure to meet a standard or deadline; the extent of this.
  • Synonyms: slide, glide, skid, decline
  • Antonyms: escalation, upsurge
  • Usage in a Sentence: The boot's sole prevents slippage.

5. Word: Lag (अंतराल, पिछ)

  • Pronunciation: lag/ लैग
  • Part of Speech: Noun, Verb
  • Meaning
    a. fail to keep up with another or others in movement or development. (Verb)
    b. a period of time between one ev ent and another. (Noun)
  • Synonyms: linger, delay, trail, loiter
  • Antonyms: hasten, rush, bustle, bolt, hustle
  • Usage in a Sentence: We're now in the lag end of the project.

6. Word: Percolate (रिसना)

  • Pronunciationpur-kuh-leyt/ पर्कलेट
  • Part of Speech: Verb
  • Meaning
    (of a liquid or gas) filter gradually through a porous surface or substance.
  • Synonyms: permeate, leach, seep, strain, trickle
  • Antonyms: flood, pour, gush, surge
  • Usage in a Sentence: Rumors percolated throughout the town.

7. Word: Ruffle (अस्त-व्यस्त करना)

  • Pronunciationruhf-uhl/ रफल
  • Part of Speech: Verb
  • Meaning
    a. disorder or disarrange (someone's hair), typically by running one's hands through it.
    b. disturb the smoothness or tranquillity of.
    c. disconcert or upset the composure of (someone).
  • Synonyms: upset, disturb, irritate, agitate
  • Antonyms: calm, soothe, adjust, smooth
  • Usage in a Sentence: He ruffled some people with his constant complaining.

8. Word: Audit (परीक्षण)

  • Pronunciation: aw-dit/ ऑडिट
  • Part of Speech: Noun, Verb
  • Meaning
    a. an official inspection of an organization's accounts, typically by an independent body [Noun]
    b. conduct an official financial inspection of (a company or its accounts) [Verb]
  • Synonyms: check, review, scrutiny, suspect
  • Antonyms: ignore, neglect, preview
  • Usage in a Sentence: As usual, the yearly audit will take place in December.

9. Word: Sanguine (विश्वासपूर्ण)

  • Pronunciation: sang-gwin/ सैंगविन
  • Part of Speech: Adjective
  • Meaning: optimistic or positive, especially in an apparently bad or difficult situation.
  • Synonyms: hopeful, confident
  • Antonyms: pessimistic, unhappy
  • Usage in Sentence: The man tends to take a sanguine view of the problems involved.

10. Word: Spike (भेदना)

  • Pronunciation: spahyk/ स्पाइक
  • Part of Speech: Noun, Verb
  • Meaning: 
    a. a thin, pointed piece of metal, wood, or another rigid material. [Noun]
    b. a sharp increase in the magnitude or concentration of something. [Noun]
    c. impale on or pierce with a sharp point. [Verb]
  • Synonyms: spear, pin, impale, fasten
  • Antonyms: detach, release, unfasten, loosen
  • Usage in a Sentence: The murder weapon was a frozen spike and it melted in the steam room.


Practice here Daily Wordlist Quiz

The Hindu Newspaper Vocabulary Based Exercises: 23rd March 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!

  • Rear
  • Percolate
  • Sanguine
  • Spike
  • Audit
  • Ruffle

Exercise 2: Match the columns.

SR No.WordsSynonyms

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 March, 2022


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