Daily Hindu Editorial Vocabulary Wordlist: 23rd May, 2023

By Shruti Kapoor|Updated : May 23rd, 2023

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

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

1. Word: Pertinent (उचित)

  • Pronunciation: pur-tn-uhnt/ पर्टिनिन्ट
  • Part of Speech: Adjective
  • Meaning: relevant or applicable to a particular matter; apposite.
  • Synonyms: relevant, germane, apt
  • Antonyms: irrelevant, unrelatable, inappropriate
  • Usage in a sentence: The expert made some pertinent comments on the scheme.

2. Word: Deja vu (पुर्वानुभव)

  • Pronunciation: dey-zhah -voo/ डेश़ा व्यू
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning:
    a. Psychology. the illusion of having previously experienced something actually being encountered for the first time.
    b. disagreeable familiarity or sameness:
    c. the sense or feeling of having previously experienced something that really has been encountered before:
  • Synonyms: familiar, already been, ever been
  • Usage in a sentence: The new television season had a sense of déjà vu about it—the same old plots and characters with new names.

 3Word : Trigger (सक्रिय करना)

  • Pronunciation: trig-er/ट्रिगर
  • Part of Speech: Noun, Verb
  • Meaning
    a. a small projecting tongue in a firearm that, when pressed by the finger, actuates the mechanism that discharges the weapon(Noun)
    b. a device, as a lever, the pulling or pressing of which releases a spring(Noun)
    c. to initiate or precipitate (a chain of events, scientific reaction, psychological process, etc.) (Verb)
    d. to fire or explode (a gun, missile, etc.) by pulling a trigger or releasing a triggering device (verb)
    e. to activate (Verb)
  • Synonyms: activate, set off, initiate, start
  • Antonyms: stop, halt, block, arrest
  • Usage in a sentence: Some people find that certain foods trigger their headaches.

4. Word: Stark (कठोर)

  • Pronunciation: stahrk/स्टार्क
  • Part of Speech: Adjective, Adverb
  • Meaning:
    a. empty, simple, or obvious, especially without decoration or anything that is not necessary (Adjective)
    b. harsh, grim, or desolate, as a view, place, etc.(Adjective)
    c. means completely clear (Adjective)
    d. completely or extremely (Adverb)
  • Synonyms: austere, dour, fierce, flinty, forbidding, grim
  • Antonyms: benign, benignant, gentle, mild, non intimidating, tender
  • Usage in a sentence: The dim halls provided a stark contrast to the bright, sun-drenched apartment.

5. Word: Expeditious (चुस्त)

  • Pronunciation: ek-spi-dish-uhs/ एक्स्पडिशस
  • Part of Speech: Adjective
  • Meaning: done with speed and efficiency.
  • Synonyms: swift, quick, speedy
  • Antonyms: slow, dilatory, sluggish
  • Usage in a sentence: This will assure expeditious processing and reduce the possibility of unnecessary delays.

6. Word: Ostensibly (काल्पनिक रूप से)

  • Pronunciation: o-sten-suh-buh l/ ओस्तेंसिब्ली
  • Part of Speech: Adverb
  • Meaning: as appears or is stated to be true, though not necessarily so; apparently
  • Synonyms: apparently, seemingly, allegedly, superficially
  • Antonyms: truly, improbably, unlikely
  • Usage in a SentenceOstensibly he was on a business trip, but he spent most of the time on the beach.

7. Word: Deleterious (क्षतिकर)

  • Pronunciation: del-i-teer-ee-uhs
  • Part of Speech: Adjective
  • Meaning: causing harm or damage.
  • Synonyms: harmful, injurious, damaging, detrimental, destructive
  • Antonyms: beneficial, helpful, advantageous
  • Usage in a Sentence: In developing countries, the imposition of boundaries around national parks and protected areas has been deleterious for both people and wildlife.

8. Word: Rescind (रद्द करना)

  • Pronunciation: ri-sind/रीसिन्ड
  • Part of Speech: Verb
  • Meaning: revoke, cancel, or repeal (a law, order, or agreement).
  • Synonyms: annul, nullify
  • Antonyms: allow, approve
  • Use in a Sentence: Both companies may rescind the contract via mutual consultation.

9. Word: Poignantly (मार्मिक)

  • Pronunciationpoin-yuh nt-ly/पॉइन्यन्ट्ली
  • Part of Speech: Adverb
  • Meaning: in a way that evokes a keen sense of sadness or regret.
  • Synonyms: sorrowful, mournful
  • Antonyms: cheerfully, calmingly
  • Use in a Sentence: Water pollution is a poignant example of how little people care about the environment.

10. Word: Burgeon (बढ़ना)

  • Pronunciation: bur-juh n]/बर्जन
  • Part of Speech: Verb
  • Meaning: begin to grow or increase rapidly; flourish.
  • Synonyms: develop, expand
  • Antonyms: diminish, dwindle
  • Use in a Sentence: Seeds begin to burgeon at the initiation of spring.

Practice here Daily Wordlist Quiz

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

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!

  • pertinent
  • déjà vu
  • trigger
  • stark
  • expeditious


Exercise 2: Match the columns.

SR No.WordSynonym

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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 May, 2023


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