Daily Hindu Editorial Vocabulary Wordlist: 24th January, 2022

By Shruti Kapoor|Updated : January 24th, 2022

Daily updated The Hindu Editorial vocabulary words with their meanings dated 24th January 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: 24th January 2022 " to shape up your vocabulary from the newspaper wordlist.

With the help of a daily wordlist from Hindu newspaper of 24th January 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   stifle, fragile, wrest  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: 24th January, 2022

1. Word: Autonomy (स्वराज्य)

  • Pronunciation: aw-ton-uh-mee/ऑटानमी 
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning: the right or condition of self-government.
  • Synonyms: freedom, self-government, independence
  • Antonym: dependence, captivity, subjugation
  • Usage in a Sentence: Branch managers have full autonomy in their own areas.

2. WordStifle (दबाना)

  • Pronunciation: stahy-fuh l/स्टाइफल
  • Part of Speech: Verb
  • Meaning: restrain (a reaction) or stop oneself acting on (an emotion), make (someone) unable to breathe properly; suffocate.
  • Synonyms: suppress, curb, inhibit
  • Antonyms: encourage, boost, accelerate
  • Usage in a Sentence: My mother put her hand over her mouth to stifle a cough. 

3. WordExacerbate (उत्तेजित करना)

  • Pronunciation: ig-zas-er-beyt/इग्ज़ैसर्बेट
  • Part of Speech: Verb
  • Meaning
    a. to increase the severity, bitterness, or violence of (disease, ill feeling, etc.)
    b. to embitter the feelings of (a person); irritate; exasperate
  • Synonyms: aggravate, worsen, intensify, increase
  • Antonyms: improve, soothe, alleviate, ease
  • Usage in a sentence: This attack will exacerbate the already tense relations between the two communities.

4. Word: Adage (कहावत)

  • Pronunciation: ad-ij/ऐडिज
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning:
    a. a wise saying
    b. a traditional saying expressing a common experience or observation; proverb
  • Synonyms: proverb, maxim, saying, axiom
  • Usage in a sentence: He remembered the old adage "Look before you leap".

5. Word: Fragile (कमज़ोर)

  • Pronunciation: fraj-uh l/फ्रैजल
  • Part of Speech: Adjective
  • Meaning:
    a. easily broken, shattered, or damaged; delicate; brittle; frail
    b. vulnerably delicate, as in appearance
    c. lacking in substance or force; flimsy
  • Synonyms: delicate, weak, frail, feeble
  • Antonyms: unbreakable, firm, strong
  • Usage in a sentence: One's ego should not be so fragile that it is hurt at the drop of a hat.

6. Word: Tussle (कशमकश)

  • Pronunciationtuhs-uh l
  • Part of Speech: Noun, Verb
  • Meaning
    a. a vigorous struggle or scuffle, typically in order to obtain or achieve something. (Noun)
    b. engage in a vigorous struggle or scuffle. (Verb)
  • Synonyms: fight, scuffle, struggle, skirmish, brawl
  • Antonyms: agreement, consensus, accord
  • Usage in a sentence: After quite a tussle, I finally wrenched the letter from him.

7. Word: Wrest (खींचना)

  • Pronunciation: rest/रेस्ट
  • Part of Speech: Verb, Noun
  • Meaning:
    a. to twist or turn; pull, jerk, or force by a violent twist (verb)
    b. to take away by force (verb)
    c. to get by effort (verb)
    d. to twist or turn from the proper course, application, use, meaning, or the like; wrench (verb)
    e. a wresting; twist or wrench (Noun)
  • Synonyms: wrench, snatch, pull, extort
  • Antonyms: give, implant
  • Usage in a sentence: He wrested the letter from my grasp.

8. Phrase: Raft of Something (अनेकता)

  • Pronunciation: rahft-awf-sum-thing/राफ्ट ऑफ़ समथिंग 
  • Meaning:
    a. a very large number of people or things
  • Synonyms: stack, pile, heap
  • Antonyms: dearth, glimmer, grain
  • Usage in a sentence: A whole raft of strategies were suggested in the report.

9.  Word: Run-up (पहुंचना)

  • Pronunciation: run-up/रन अप
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning:
    a. the final period of time before an important event
    b. a sudden and unexpected increase in price
  • Synonyms: previous period, lead up
  • Usage in a sentence: Everyone is very busy during the run-up to publication.

10. Word: Tout (प्रचार करने वाला)

  • Pronunciation: tout/टाउट
  • Part of Speech
  • Meaning:
    a. to advertise, talk about, or praise something or someone repeatedly, especially as a way of encouraging people to like, accept, or buy something
    b. to repeatedly try to persuade people to buy your goods or services
    c. to solicit support for importunately (Verb)
    d. to describe or advertise boastfully; publicize or promote; praise extravagantly (Verb)
    e. a person who solicits business, employment, support, or the like, importunately (Noun)
  • Synonyms: boast, bluster, brag, vaunt
  • Antonyms: conceal, belittle, admonish
  • Usage in a sentence: The minister has been touting these ideas for some time.


Practice here Daily Wordlist Quiz

The Hindu Newspaper Vocabulary Based Exercises: 24th January, 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!

  • autonomy
  • stifle
  • raft of something
  • exacerbate
  • tout

Exercise 2: Match the columns.

SR No.WordSynonym
1 adage lead up
2 run-up feeble
3 tussle skirmish
4 fragile extort
5 wrest axiom

Share your answers in the comment section. 

More from us:

You can also check the wordlist articles for the previous days from the link below: Daily Hindu Editorial Vocabulary Wordlist: 22nd January, 2022


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  • The important vocabulary words from The Hindu newspaper of 24th January, 2022 are stifle, exacerbate, adage etc.

  • You can download The Hindu Editorial vocabulary PDF of 24th January, 2022 from the monthly capsule.

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