Daily Hindu Editorial Vocabulary Wordlist: 25th July, 2022

By Shruti Kapoor|Updated : July 25th, 2022

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

With the help of a daily wordlist from the Hindu newspaper of 25th July, 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 perclude, confine 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 July 2022 

1. Word: Interim (मध्यकाल/अंतरिम)

  • Pronunciation: in-ter-uh m/इन्ट्रम
  • Part of Speech: Adjective, Noun
  • Meaning:
    a. in or for the intervening period; provisional. [Adjective]
    b. the intervening time. [Noun]
  • Synonyms: meanwhile, cessation
  • Antonyms: perpetual, everlasting
  • Use in a Sentence: During the interim period, air quality has deteriorated.

2.  WordBarb (काँटा)

  • Pronunciation: bahrb/ बार्ब
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning
    a. a cluster of spikes on barbed wire.
    b. a deliberately hurtful remark.
  • Synonyms: spike, spine, prickle, thorn, jibe
  • Antonyms: blunt, compliment, praise
  • Usage in a Sentence: A fish hook has a barb to prevent the fish from escaping after being hooked.

3. WordPreclude (बाधा डालना)

  • Pronunciation: pri-klood/ प्रिक्लूड
  • Part of Speech: Verb
  • Meaning: prevent from happening; make impossible.
  • Synonyms: prevent, prohibit, hinder, stop, impede
  • Antonyms: allow, permit, encourage, support
  • Usage in a Sentence: The young gymnast has suffered an injury which will preclude him from being part of the Olympic team. 

4.  Word: Confine (सीमाबद्ध करना)

  • Pronunciation: kuhn-fahyn/कन्फाइन
  • Part of Speech: Verb
  • Meaning
    a. to limit an activity, person, or problem in some way
    b. to keep someone closed in a place, often by force
  • Synonyms: limit, restrict, restrain, imprison
  • Antonyms: free, release, liberate, unchain
  • Usage in a sentence: Let's confine our discussion to the matter in question, please!

5. WordSalutary (कल्याणकर)

  • Pronunciation: sal-yuh-ter-ee/ सैल्यटेरी
  • Part of Speech: Adjective
  • Meaning: (especially with reference to something unwelcome or unpleasant) producing good effects; beneficial
  • Synonyms: beneficial, healthy, helpful, restorative
  • Antonyms: damaging, injurious, ill, harmful
  • Usage in a Sentence: The accident was a salutary reminder of the dangers of climbing.

6. Word: Mandate (आदेश देना)

  • Pronunciationman-deyt/मैन्डेट
  • Part of Speech: Noun, Verb
  • Meaning:
     a. an official order or commission to do something. [Noun]
     b. give (someone) authority to act in a certain way. [Verb]
  • Synonyms: order, command, instruction
  • Antonyms: prohibit, abolish, denial
  • Use in a Sentence: The organization was chosen with a mandate to reduce the size of government.

7. Word: Cohort (संगी)

  • Pronunciation: koh-hawrt/कोहॉर्ट
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning:
    a. a companion or associate
    b. one of the ten divisions in an ancient Roman legion, numbering from 300 to 600 soldiers
    c. any group of soldiers or warriors
    d. an accomplice; abettor
    e. a group or company
  • Synonyms: companion, colleague, company, group
  • Antonyms: antagonist, rival, opponent, adversary
  • Usage in a sentence: She has a cohort of admirers.

8. Word: Perfunctory (असावधानी से किया हुआ)

  • Pronunciation: per-fuhngk-tuh-ree/पर्फंगक्टरी
  • Part of Speech: Adjective
  • Meaning:
    a. done quickly, without taking care or interest
    b. performed merely as a routine duty; hasty and superficial
    c. lacking interest, care, or enthusiasm; indifferent or apathetic
  • Synonyms: cursory, superficial, casual, indifferent
  • Antonyms: attentive, careful, prudent
  • Usage in a sentence: His smile was perfunctory.

9. Word: Aftermath (परिणाम)

  • Pronunciation: af-ter-math/ऐफ्टर्मैथ
  • Part of Speech
  • Meaning:
    a. something that results or follows from an event, especially one of a disastrous or unfortunate nature; consequence
    b. a new growth of grass following one or more mowing, which may be grazed, mowed, or plowed under
  • Synonyms: consequence, effect, outcome, result
  • Antonyms: antecedent, cause, reason, basis
  • Usage in a sentence: Many more people died in the aftermath of the explosion.

10. Word: Adversary (प्रतिवादी)

  • Pronunciation: ad-ver-ser-ee / ऐड्वर्सेरी
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning: one's opponent in a contest, conflict, or dispute.
  • Synonyms: opponent, competitor, enemy
  • Antonyms: friend, ally, supporter
  • Usage in a sentence: He saw her as his main adversary within the company.

Practice here Daily Wordlist Quiz

The Hindu Newspaper Vocabulary Based Exercises: 25th July 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!

  • Interim
  • barb
  • preclude
  • confine
  • salutary

    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: 19th July, 2022

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