Daily Hindu Editorial Vocabulary Wordlist: 26th August, 2022

By Yitika Saini|Updated : August 26th, 2022

Daily updated The Hindu Editorial vocabulary words with their meanings dated 26th 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: 26th August, 2022" to shape up your vocabulary from the newspaper wordlist.

With the help of a daily wordlist from the Hindu newspaper of 26th 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  resonate, unviable  etc. which can be downloaded from the monthly PDF of The Hindu Editorial Vocabulary to strengthen your preparation.

Important Vocabulary from The Hindu Editorial: 26th August, 2022

1. WordDrub (पीटना)

  • Pronunciation: druhb/ ड्रब
  • Part of Speech: Verb
  • Meaning: 
    a. hit or beat (someone) repeatedly
    b. defeat thoroughly in a match or contest.
  • Synonyms: beat, thrash, batter
  • Antonyms: aid, help, give up, surrender
  • Usage in a sentence: Continuing to drub the victim with his fist, the attacker didn’t stop until the police showed up. 

2. WordHelm (नियंत्रण)

  • Pronunciation: helm/हेल्म
  • Part of Speech
  • Meaning:
    a. a wheel or tiller by which a ship is steered (Noun)
    b. the entire steering apparatus of a ship (Noun)
    c. the place or post of control (Noun)
    d. to steer; direct (Verb)
  • Synonyms: control, tiller, rudder
  • Antonyms: uncontrolled, muddle, rebellion
  • Usage in a sentence: In January, a new president will take the helm.

3. Word: Reluctant (अनिच्छुक)

  • Pronunciation: ri-luhk-tuhnt/ रिलक्टन्ट
  • Part of Speech: Adjective
  • Meaning: unwilling and hesitant; disinclined.
  • Synonyms: unwilling, hesitant, disinclined
  • Antonyms: eager, desirous, enthusiastic, willing
  • Usage in a Sentence: She was reluctant to admit that she was wrong.

4. Word: Buckle 

  • Pronunciation: buh-kl/ बकल
  • Part of Speech: Noun, Verb
  • Meaning
    a. a flat, typically rectangular frame with a hinged pin, used for joining the ends of a belt or strap. [Noun]
    b. fasten or decorate with a buckle. [Verb]
    c. to bend and give way under pressure or strain [Verb]
  • Synonyms: clasp, crumple, bend, collapse
  • Antonyms: unbuckle, smooth, straighten
  • Usage in a Sentence: He tried to buckle down to some work.

5. Word: Contour (समोच्च रेखा खींचना/परिरेखा)

  • Pronunciation: kon-toor/कान्टुर
  • Part of Speech: Noun, Verb, Adjective 
  • Meaning
    a. the outline of a figure or body; the edge or line that defines or bounds a shape or object (Noun)
    b. to mark with contour lines (Verb)
    c. to make or form the contour or outline of (Verb)
    d. molded or shaped to fit a particular contour or form (Adjective)
    e. a line on a map that joins points of equal height or depth, in a way that shows high and low areas of land (Noun)
  • Synonyms: outline, shape, profile
  • Antonyms: core, base, center
  • Usage in a sentence: This map has contours marked at 250-metre intervals.

6. Word: Reboot (पुनरारंभ या पुनर्जीवित)

  • Pronunciation: re-boot/ रीबूट
  • Part of speech: Verb
  • Meaning: restart or revive (a process or sequence, especially a series of films or television programmes); give fresh impetus to.
  • Synonyms: reissue, restart, reactivate
  • Antonyms: shut down, conclude, finish, end
  • Usage in a sentence: I hope that the filmmakers make the most of the opportunity to reboot the franchise.

 7. WordInfuse (भर देना)

  • Pronunciation: in-fyooz/इन्फ्यूज़
  • Part of Speech: Verb 
  • Meaning: fill; pervade
  • Synonyms: permeate, suffuse
  • Antonyms: remove, take away
  • Use in a Sentence: He infused enthusiasm into his students.

8. Word: Ironically (व्यंग्यपूर्वक)

  • Pronunciation: ahy-ron-i-kuhl-ee/ आइरानिक्ली
  • Part of Speech: Adverb
  • Meaning: used in reference to a paradoxical, unexpected, or coincidental situation.
  • Synonyms: wryly, paradoxically, sarcastically
  • Antonyms: actually, acutely
  • Usage in a sentence: She ended up doing commercials, which ironically revived her acting career.

9. Word: Turnout (उत्पाद उपस्थिति)

  • Pronunciation: turn-out/ टर्नाउट
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning: the number of people attending or taking part in an event, especially the number of people voting in an election.
  • Synonyms: attendance, perks, volume
  • Usage in a sentence: The poor turnout for the election will hopefully be a wake-up call for the government.

10. Word: Cohesion (संसक्त)

  • Pronunciation: koh-hee-sion/ कोहीश़न
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning: characterized by or causing cohesion.
  • Synonyms: coherence, unification, union, integration
  • Antonyms: division, detachment, disunion, fragmentation
  • Usage in a sentence: The cohesion among the members of their tribe is exemplary.

Practice here Daily Wordlist Quiz

The Hindu Newspaper Vocabulary Based Exercises: 26th 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!

  • Reluctant
  • Infuse
  • Contour
  • Reboot
  • Drub

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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