Daily Hindu Editorial Vocabulary Wordlist: 26th July, 2022

By Shruti Kapoor|Updated : July 26th, 2022

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

With the help of a daily wordlist from the Hindu newspaper of 26th 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 alacrity, consternation 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 July 2022 

1. Word: Consternation (व्याकुलता)

  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning: a feeling of anxiety or dismay, typically at something unexpected.
  • Pronunciation: kon-ster-ney-shuhn/ कान्स्टर्नैशन
  • Synonyms: Fright, Fear, Anxiety, Distress
  • Antonyms: Tranquility, Calmness, Contentment 
  • Use in a Sentence: Too many errors in the file created consternation for my team members.

2. WordAlacrity (उत्साह)

  • Pronunciationuh-lak-ri-tee/ अलैक्रटी
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning: brisk and cheerful readiness.
  • Synonyms: willingness, eagerness, readiness, preparedness
  • Antonyms: laziness, reluctance, indifference, disinclination, aversion
  • Usage in a sentence: It was an interesting challenge and I responded with alacrity.

3. Word: Pivotal (बुनियादी)

  • Pronunciation: piv-uh-tl/ पिवटल
  • Part of Speech: Adjective
  • Meaning: of crucial importance in relation to the development or success of something else.
  • Synonyms: crucial, important, central
  • Antonyms: unimportant, marginal, minor
  • Usage in a sentence: He has established himself as a pivotal figure in US politics.

4.  Word: Elevate (पदोन्नति करना)

  • Part of Speech: Verb
  • Meaning: raise to a more important or impressive level.
  • Pronunciation: el-uh-veyt/एलवैट
  • Synonymsraise, upgrade, boost
  • Antonyms: drop, decrease, denounce
  • Use in a Sentence: The college wants to elevate the status of their teachers.

5. Word: Lethal (घातक)

  • Pronunciation: lee-thuhl/लीथल
  • Part of Speech: Adjective
  • Meaning:
    a. of, relating to, or causing death; deadly; fatal
    b. made or carried out to cause death
    c. causing great harm or destruction
  • Synonyms: deadly, fatal, mortal, poisonous
  • Antonyms: harmless, safe, life-giving
  • Usage in a sentence: Three minutes after the fire started, the house was full of lethal fumes.

6. Word: Extirpate (विनाश करना)

  • Pronunciationek-ster-peyt/ एक्स्टर्पेट
  • Part of Speech: Verb
  • Meaning: eradicate or destroy completely.
  • Synonyms: destroy, eradicate, uproot, exterminate, eliminate, abolish
  • Antonyms: bear, make, beget, construct, create
  • Usage in a Sentence: The triumph of modern medicine in extirpating certain diseases.

7. Word: Arsenal (आयुधशाला)

  • Pronunciation: ahr-suh-nl
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning: a collection of weapons and military equipment
  • Synonyms: armoury, repository, store
  • Antonyms: disarmament
  • Usage in a Sentence: The country has agreed to reduce its nuclear arsenal.

8. Word: Amplify (बढ़ाना)

  • Pronunciation: am-pluh-fahy/ऐम्प्लफाइ
  • Part of Speech: Verb
  • Meaning: enlarge upon or add detail to (a story or statement)
  • Synonyms: expand, magnify, augment
  • Antonyms: reduce, shorten, abridge
  • Usage in a Sentence: You must amplify your effort by working a lot harder.

9. Word: Verdict (विचार-फल)

  • Pronunciation: vur-dikt/वर्डिक्ट
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning: 
    a. a decision on an issue of fact in a civil or criminal case or an inquest.
    b. an opinion or judgement.
  • Synonyms:  decision, resolution, pronouncement, conclusion
  • Antonyms: accusation, inception, prelude
  • Usage in a Sentence: The board returned a unanimous guilty verdict.

10. WordAugur (आगम कहनानिमित्तज्ञ)

  • Pronunciation: aw-ger
  • Part of Speech: Noun, Verb
  • Meaning:
    a.(in ancient Rome) a religious official who observed natural signs, especially the behaviour of birds, interpreting these as an indication of divine approval or disapproval of a proposed action. [Noun]
    b.(of an event or circumstance) portend a good or bad outcome. [Verb]
  • Synonyms: portend, presage, bode
  • Usage in a sentence: Conflicts among the various groups do not augur well for the future of the peace talks.

Practice here Daily Wordlist Quiz

The Hindu Newspaper Vocabulary Based Exercises: 26th 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!

  • consternation
  • alacrity
  • pivotal
  • elevate
  • Lethal

    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: 25th July, 2022


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