Daily Hindu Editorial Vocabulary Wordlist: 25th April, 2022

By Nilanjan Paul|Updated : April 25th, 2022

Daily updated The Hindu Editorial vocabulary words with their meanings dated 25th April, 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: 25th April, 2022 " to shape up your vocabulary from the newspaper wordlist.

With the help of a daily wordlist from Hindu newspaper of 25th April 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 sedition, connote 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: 25th April, 2022

Important Words from the Article

1.

Word: Stature (उच्चता)

  • Pronunciation: stach-er/स्टैचूर
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning: 
    a. importance or reputation gained by ability or achievement
  • Synonyms: quality, prestige, eminence
  • Antonyms: unimportance, insignificance, deflate
  • Usage in a sentence: Susan was surprised to spot her brother, recognizable by his small stature and familiar shirt, walking towards the ferry.

2. Word:  Diminish (घटना)

  • Pronunciation: dih-min-ish/डिमिनिश
  • Part of Speech: Verb
  • Meaning:
    a. to reduce or be reduced in size or importance
    b. to detract from the authority, honor, stature, or reputation of
  • Synonyms: reduce, lessen, decrease, weaken
  • Antonyms: increase, enlarge, grow, improve
  • Usage in a sentence: A single-payer system would diminish the bureaucratic cost of health care.

 3Word: Contempt (अवज्ञा)

  • Pronunciation: kuh n-tempt/कन्टेम्प्ट
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning
    a. the feeling that a person or a thing is worthless or beneath consideration
  • Synonyms: scorn, disdain, shame
  • Antonyms: respect, regard, esteem
  • Usage in a sentence: The contempt he felt for his fellow colleagues was obvious.

4. Word: Contain (अटाना)

  • Pronunciation: kuhn-teyn/कन्टैन
  • Part of Speech: Verb 
  • Meaning:
    a. to hold or include within its volume or area
    b. to control or hide a strong emotion, such as excitement or anger
    c. to keep within limits and not to allow to spread
  • Synonyms: hold, include, control
  • Antonyms: exclude, unleash, vent
  • Usage in a sentence: Medical teams were scrambling to contain the virus that has already killed thousands in Latin America.

5. Word: Insinuation (आक्षेप)

  • Pronunciation: in-sin-yoo-ey-shuhn/इन्सिन्यूएशन
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning:
    a.  an unpleasant hint or suggestion of something bad 
  • Synonyms:  Innuendo, Hint, Suggestion, Intimation, Allusion
  • Antonyms: Adulation, Commendation
  • Usage in a sentence: Sulata's spiteful insinuations brought her husband to tears.

6. Word: Magnanimity (महानुभावता)

  • Pronunciation: mag-nuh-nim-i-tee/मैग्ननिमिटी
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning:
    a. kindness and generosity, especially towards an enemy or someone you have defeated
  • Synonyms: benevolence, charity, generosity
  • Antonyms: greed, avarice, selfishness
  • Usage in a sentence: Mother Teresa was a person of great magnanimity and vision.

7. Word: Heed (ध्यान देना)

  • Pronunciation: heed/ हीड
  • Part of Speech: Verb
  • Meaning:
    a. pay attention and take notice of something
  • Synonyms: notice, regard, observe
  • Antonyms: ignore, neglect, disregard
  • Usage in a sentence: They failed to heed a warning about the dangerous currents in the river.

8. Word: Aggravate (बिगाड़ना)

  • Pronunciation: ag-ruh-veyt/ ऐग्रवेट
  • Part of Speech: Verb
  • Meaning:
    a. make (a problem, injury, or offence) worse or more serious
    b. to make a bad situation worse
    c. to annoy someone
  • Synonyms: irritate, provoke, annoy
  • Antonyms: calm, soothe, relieve, comfort
  • Usage in a sentence: Attempts to restrict parking in the city centre has further aggravated the problem of traffic congestion.

9. Word: Embroil (उलझाना)

  • Pronunciation: em-broil/एम्ब्रॉइल
  • Part of Speech: Verb
  • Meaning:
    a. to cause someone to become involved in an argument or a difficult situation
  • Synonyms: tangle, involve 
  • Antonyms: interpret, extricate
  • Usage in a sentence: The UN was reluctant to get its forces embroiled in another war.

10. Phrase: Shine a light(स्पष्टीकरण देना)

  • Pronunciation: shahyn-uh-lahyt/शाइन आ लाइट  
  • Meaning:
    a. to make something clear or easier to understand by giving more details or a simpler explanation
  • Synonyms: clarify, shed a light, investigate 
  • Antonyms: withhold, bottle up, veil
  • Usage in a sentence: The region should shine a light on its amazing food and agriculture and share it with the rest of the country.

Practice here Daily Wordlist Quiz

The Hindu Newspaper Vocabulary Based Exercises: 25th April, 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!

  • Contempt
  • Heed
  • Aggravate
  • Insinuation
  • Embroil

Exercise 2: Match the columns.

SR No.WordSynonym
1 clarifysoothe 
2 involve exclude
3 provoke unimportance
4 include extricate
5 eminence withhold

 

You can also check the wordlist articles for the previous days from the link below: Daily Hindu Editorial Vocabulary Wordlist: 23rd April, 2022

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