Daily Hindu Editorial Vocabulary Wordlist: 26th October, 2022

By Shruti Kapoor|Updated : October 26th, 2022

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

With the help of a daily wordlist from the Hindu newspaper of 26th October, 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 foretell, embody 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 October, 2022

1. Word: Desist (परहेज करना)

  • Pronunciation: dih-zist, -sist/ डिज़िस्ट
  • Part of Speech: Verb
  • Meaning: stop doing something; cease or abstain.
  • Synonyms: abstain, refrain, forbear, discontinue
  • Antonyms: continue, carry on, endure
  • Usage in a Sentence: They agreed to desist from the bombing campaign.

2. WordCease (समाप्ति)

  • Pronunciation: sees/सीस
  • Part of Speech: Verb
  • Meaning: 

        a. come or bring to an end.

  • Synonyms: end, halt, stop, conclude, terminate, 
  • Antonyms: continue, proceed, begin
  • Use in a Sentence: These violations of the code must cease forthwith.

 3Word: Hegemonic (आधिपत्य)

  • Pronunciation: hej-uh-mon-ik/ हेगमानिक
  • Part of Speech: Adjective
  • Meaning: ruling or dominant in a political or social context.
  • Synonyms: dominant, authoritative, foremost
  • Antonyms: minor, dependent
  • Usage in a Sentence: They discussed the national government's hegemony over their tribal community.

4. Word: Decimate (समाप्त करना)

  • Pronunciationdes-uh-meyt/डेसमेट
  • Part of Speech: Verb
  • Meaning: kill, destroy, or remove a large proportion of. 
  • Synonyms: abolish, devastate, eradicate
  • Antonyms: accept, enact, introduce
  • Use in a Sentence: The population was decimated by the harmful disease.

5. WordDraconian (कठोर)

  • Pronunciation: drey-koh-nee-uh n/ड्रकोनीअन
  • Part of Speech: Adjective
  • Meaning: (of laws or their application) excessively harsh and severe. 
  • Synonyms: extreme, drastic
  • Antonyms: pliable, ductile
  • Use in a Sentence: The man criticized the draconian measures taken by the police in controlling the illustrators.

6. Word: Faction (गुट)

  • Pronunciation: fak-shun
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning
    a group within a larger group that has different ideas and opinions than the rest of the group
  • Synonyms: a small group, section, division (of dissenter within a large group).
  • Antonyms: entirety, total, unity
  • Usage in a sentence: Although I disagree with my political leaders, I am not in such disagreement that I want to break off and start my own faction to oppose their policies.

7. Word: Unprecedented (अद्वितीय)

  • Pronunciation: uhn-pres-i-den-tid/ अन्प्रेसिडेन्टिड
  • Part of Speech: Adjective
  • Meaning: never done or known before.
  • Synonyms: unparalleled, record-breaking, remarkable
  • Antonyms: traditional, familiar, typical
  • Usage in a sentence: An unprecedented change has been the keynote of the electronic revolution.

8. Word: Resolution (दृढ़ता, प्रस्ताव)

  • Pronunciation: rez-uh-loo-shuhn/ रेज़लूशन
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning
    a. a firm decision to do or not to do something.
    b. the quality of being determined or resolute.
    c. the action of solving a problem or contentious matter.
  • Synonyms: decision, solution, settlement, outcome
  • Antonyms: hesitation, uncertainty, indecision, indecisiveness
  • Usage in a Sentence: We found a resolution to the dispute.

9. Word: Spectacle (प्रदर्शन)

  • Pronunciationspek-tuh-kuhl/ स्पेक्टकल
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning
    a. a visually striking performance or display.
    b. an event or scene regarded in terms of its visual impact.
  • Synonyms: show, display, sight, performance
  • Antonyms: ordinariness, normality, disguise
  • Usage in a Sentence: A workshop on watching telescopes or binoculars with solar filters were recommended for viewing the celestial spectacle.

10. Word: Fortify (सशक्त करना)

  • Pronunciation: fawr-tuh-fahy/ फॉर्टिफाइ
  • Part of Speech: Verb
  • Meaning: strengthen (someone) mentally or physically.
  • Synonyms: strengthen, brace, reinforce
  • Antonyms: weaken, soften
  • Usage in a sentence: Concrete blocks were piled high to fortify the government centre.

The Hindu Newspaper Vocabulary-Based Exercises: 26th October, 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!

  • desist
  • cease
  • hegemonic
  • decimate
  • draconian

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 October, 2022


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