Daily Hindu Editorial Vocabulary Wordlist: 25th August, 2022

By Shruti Kapoor|Updated : August 25th, 2022

Daily updated The Hindu Editorial vocabulary words with their meanings dated 25th August, 2022 are important for Bank, SSC, Railway & IAS exams. At BYJU’S Exam Prep, our Series is named "Daily Hindu Editorial Vocabulary Words List: 25th August, 2022" to shape up your vocabulary from the newspaper wordlist.

With the help of a daily wordlist from the Hindu newspaper of 25th August, 2022 our aim is to help you completely understand the commonly used words with their meanings, pronunciations, synonyms, antonyms, and proper use in sentences, etc. Today's Hindu newspaper contains important vocabulary words like friction, foil etc. which can be downloaded from the monthly PDF of The Hindu Editorial Vocabulary to strengthen your preparation.

Important Vocabulary from The Hindu Editorial: 25th August, 2022

1. Word: Friction (टकराव)

  • Pronunciation: frik-shuhn/फ्रिक्शन
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning
    a. surface resistance to relative motion, as of a body sliding or rolling
    b. the rubbing of the surface of one body against that of another
    c. dissension or conflict between persons, nations, etc., because of differing ideas, wishes, etc
  • Synonyms: conflict, dissension, disagreement, strife
  • Antonyms: harmony, peace, agreement
  • Usage in a sentence: When you rub your hands together the friction produces heat.

2. Word: Foil (असफलता, व्यग्र करना)

  • Pronunciation: foil/ फॉइल
  • Part of Speech: Noun, Verb
  • Meaning: a. a defeat; check; repulse. [Noun]
    b. frustrate the efforts or plans of.
  • Synonyms: thwart, frustrate, defeat
  • Antonyms: help, assist, abet
  • Usage in a Sentence: Her sparkling jewellery served as the perfect foil for her fine complexion.

3. Word: Negate (अस्वीकार करना)

  • Pronunciation: ni-geyt/ निगेट
  • Part of Speech: Verb
  • Meaning: make ineffective; nullify.
  • Synonyms: deny, contradict
  • Antonyms: affirm, approve
  • Usage in a Sentence: Our actions often negate our principles. 

4. WordMaiden (प्रथम)

  • Pronunciation: meyd-n/ मेडन
  • Part of Speech: Noun, Adjective
  • Meaning:
    a. an unmarried girl or young woman (Noun)
    b. being or involving the first attempt or act of its kind (Adjective)
  • Synonyms: inaugural, first, original
  • Antonyms: latest, final, concluding, last, closing
  • Usage in a Sentence: The aircraft makes its maiden flight tomorrow.

5. Word: Prudent (चतुर)

  • Pronunciation: prood-nt/प्रूडन्ट
  • Part of Speech: Adjective
  • Meaning: acting with or showing care and thought for the future.
  • Synonyms: careful, wise
  • Antonyms: foolish, careless
  • Usage in a Sentence: It would be prudent to save some of the money.

6. Word: Saga (विस्तृत कथा)

  • Pronunciation: sah-guh/साग
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning:
    a. a medieval Icelandic or Norse prose narrative of achievements and events in the history of a personage, family, etc
    b. any narrative or legend of heroic exploits
    c. Also called saga novel. a form of the novel in which the members or generations of a family or social group are chronicled in a long and leisurely narrative
    d. a dramatic history of a group, place, industry, etc.
    e. any very long story with dramatic events or parts
  • Synonyms: legend, story, tale, epic
  • Usage in a sentence: Her new novel is a lengthy and compelling family saga.

 7. Word:  Whip (सचेतक)

  • Pronunciation: hwip/ह्विप
  • Part of Speech: Noun, Verb
  • Meaning:
    a. a strip of leather or length of cord fastened to a handle, used for flogging or beating a person or for urging on an animal - Noun
    b. beat (a person or animal) with a whip or similar instrument, especially as a punishment or to urge them on - Verb
  • Synonyms: flog, lash
  • Antonyms: discouragement
  • Usage in a sentence:  A good speaker can whip the crowd into a fever of excitement.

8. Word: Err (ग़लती करना)

  • Pronunciation: ur/ अर
  • Part of Speech: Verb
  • Meaning
    a. be mistaken or incorrect; make a mistake.
    b. fail to adhere to the proper or accepted standards; do wrong.
  • Synonyms: blunder, miscalculate, mistake, goof
  • Antonyms: accurate, rectify
  • Usage in a sentence: The court erred in refusing to allow bail.

9. Word: Albeit (यद्यपि)

  • Pronunciation: awl-bee-it/ऑल्बीइट
  • Part of Speech: Conjunction
  • Meaning: 
    a. although; even if
  • Synonyms: although, though, even though
  • Antonyms: so, due to, according to
  • Usage in a sentence: The evening was very pleasant, albeit a little quiet.

10.  Word: Apprehension (डर)

  • Pronunciation: ap-ri-hen-shuh n/ ऐप्रिहेन्शन
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning: anxiety or fear that something bad or unpleasant will happen.
  • Synonyms: dread, fear, anxiety, worry
  • Antonyms: confidence, calmness, ease
  • Usage in a Sentence: The change in the law has caused apprehension among many people.

Practice here Daily Wordlist Quiz

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

  • friction
  • foil
  • negate
  • maiden
  • prudent

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: 24th August, 2022


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