Daily Hindu Editorial Vocabulary Wordlist: 24th August, 2023

By Shruti Kapoor|Updated : August 24th, 2023

Daily updated The Hindu Editorial vocabulary words with their meanings dated 24th August, 2023, 2023, 2023 are important for Bank, SSC, Railway & IAS exams. At BYJU’S Exam Prep, our Series is named "Daily Hindu Editorial Vocabulary Words List: 24th August, 2023, " to shape up your vocabulary from the newspaper wordlist.

With the help of a daily wordlist from the Hindu newspaper of 24th August, 2023our 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: 24th August, 2023

1. Word: Galvanise (प्रेरित करना)

  • Pronunciation: gal-vuh-nahyz/ गैल्वनाइज़
  • Part of Speech: Verb
  • Meaning: shock or excite (someone) into taking action.
  • Synonyms: stimulate, excite, energize, encourage
  • Antonyms: discourage, deter, dissuade
  • Usage in a sentence: He decided to talk loudly and galvanise the team into action.

2. Word: Redundant (अनावश्यक)

  • Pronunciation: ri-duhn-duhnt/ रिडन्डन्ट
  • Part of Speech: Adjective
  • Meaning: not or no longer needed or useful; superfluous.
  • Synonyms: superfluous, unnecessary, surplus, excess
  • Antonyms: concise, necessary, essential
  • Usage in a sentence: The picture has too much redundant.

 3. WordRudimentary (प्रारंभिक)

  • Pronunciation: roo-duh-men-tuh-ree/रूडमेन्टरी
  • Part of Speech: Adjective
  • Meaning: involving or limited to basic principles.
  • Synonyms: undeveloped, basic, primitive
  • Antonyms: complex, developed, sophisticated
  • Use in a Sentence: In my brother's company, they were given only rudimentary training in the job.

4. WordStellar (उत्कृष्ट)

  • Pronunciation: stel-er/स्टेलर
  • Part of Speech: Adjective
  • Meaning:
    a. of or relating to the stars; consisting of stars
    b. like a star, as in brilliance, shape, etc.
    c. pertaining to a preeminent performer, athlete, etc.
  • Synonyms: astral, leading, great
  • Antonyms: inferior, substandard
  • Usage in a sentence: The cellist gave a stellar performance before an enthusiastic audience.

5. Word: Quirk (विचित्रता)

  • Pronunciation: kwurk/क्वर्क
  • Part of Speech: Noun, Adjective
  • Meaning:
    a. a peculiarity of action, behavior, or personality; mannerism
    b. a shift, subterfuge, or evasion; quibble
    c. a sudden twist or turn
    d. a flourish or showy stroke, as in writing
  • Synonyms: peculiarity, oddity, caprice
  • Antonyms: inability, normality
  • Usage in a sentence: You have to get used to other people's quirks and foibles.

6. Word: Jubilant (उल्लसित)

  • Pronunciation: dis-er-ey
  • Part of Speech: Adjective
  • Meaning: feeling or expressing great happiness and triumph, filled with joy
  • Synonyms: elated, joyful, exultant
  • Antonyms: sad, depressed 
  • Usage in a sentence: Graduating college is one of the most jubilant times of my life. 

7. Word: Threshold (सीमा)

  • Pronunciationthresh-ohld
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning
    a. a strip of wood or stone forming the bottom of a doorway crossed when entering a house or room.
    b. the magnitude or intensity that must be exceeded for a certain reaction, phenomenon, result, or condition to occur or be manifested.
  • Synonyms: limit, boundary, door, brink, verge
  • Antonyms: end, closure, finish
  • Usage in a sentence: If your income rises above a certain threshold, your tax rate also rises.

8. Word: Erratic (अनियमित)

  • Pronunciation: ih-rat-ik/इरैटिक
  • Part of Speech: Adjective
  • Meaning: not even or regular in pattern or movement; unpredictable.
  • Synonyms: capricious, inconstant
  • Antonyms: consistent, unchanging
  • Use in Sentence: The singer gave an erratic performance.

9. Word: Curb (नियंत्रण करना)

  • Part of Speech: Noun, Verb
  • Pronunciation: kurb/कर्ब
  • Meaning: a check or restraint on something.
  • Synonyms: inhibit, hinder
  • Antonyms: encourage, support
  • Use in a Sentence: We are trying to keep a curb on their activities.

10Word: Paradigm (आदर्श)

  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Pronunciation: par-uh-dahym/ पैरडाइम
  • Meaning: 
    a. a typical example or pattern of something; a pattern or model.
    b. a set of linguistic items that form mutually exclusive choices in particular syntactic roles.
  • Synonyms: prototype, standard
  • Antonyms: atypical example
  • Usage in a Sentence:  The new paradigm will be different from the old one.

The Hindu Newspaper Vocabulary Based Exercises: 24th August, 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:

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!

  • galvanise
  • redundant
  • rudimentary
  • Stellar
  • Quirk

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: 22nd August, 2023


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