Daily Hindu Editorial Vocabulary Wordlist: 26th March, 2022

By Shruti Kapoor|Updated : March 26th, 2022

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

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

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

1. Word: Hyperbolic (अतिशयोक्तिपूर्ण)

  • Pronunciation: hahy-per-bol-ik/ हाइपर्बालिक
  • Part of Speech: Adjective
  • Meaning
    a. relating to a hyperbola.
    b. (of language) deliberately exaggerated.
  • Synonyms: exaggerated, inflated, overstated, grandiloquent
  • Antonyms: reduced, decreased
  • Usage in a sentence: In a country of exaggerations, he likewise is prone to hyperbolic description of actual things.

2. Word: Baulk (रुकावट डालना)

  • Pronunciation: bawk/ बॉक
  • Part of Speech: Verb, Noun
  • Meaning
    a. hesitate or be unwilling to accept an idea or undertaking. (Verb)
    b. thwart or hinder (a plan or person). (Verb)
    c. Hindrance, check (Noun)
  • Synonyms: hinder, impede, obstruct
  • Antonyms: adopt, leap at, advantage
  • Usage in a sentence: The horse baulked and would not jump the fence.

3. Word: Jettison (फेंक देना)

  • Pronunciationjet-uh-suh n/ जेटिसन
  • Part of Speech: Verb, Noun
  • Meaning
    a. throw or drop (something) from an aircraft or ship. (Verb)
    b. abandon or discard (someone or something that is no longer wanted). (Verb)
    c. the action of jettisoning something. (Noun)
  • Synonyms: discard, dump, reject, eliminate, abandon
  • Antonyms: adopt, salvage, preserve
  • Usage in a sentence: We should jettison these old computers and get new ones.

4. Word: Dissonance (असंगति)

  • Pronunciationdis-uh-nuh ns/ डिसनन्स
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning
    a. lack of harmony among musical notes.
    b. lack of agreement or harmony between people or things.
  • Synonyms: disagreement, discord, disharmony, discrepancy
  • Antonyms: harmony, accord, agreement, consonance
  • Usage in a sentence: Ryan is remarkable in the role, moving from tenderness to ruthlessness without strain or dissonance.

5. Word: Prerogative (प्राधिकार)

  • Pronunciation: pri-rog-uh-tiv/ प्रिरागटिव
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning
    a. a right or privilege exclusive to a particular individual or class.
    b. a faculty or property distinguishing a person or class.
  • Synonyms: privilege, freedom, authority, priority, entitlement
  • Antonyms: disadvantage, obligation, drawback, prohibition
  • Usage in a sentence: If you'd rather sell the tickets than use them, that's your prerogative.

6. Word: Ethos (चरित्र)

  • Pronunciation: ee-thos/ ईथास
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning: the characteristic spirit of a culture, era, or community as manifested in its attitudes and aspirations.
  • Synonyms: spirit, character, culture
  • Usage in a sentence: The company made environmental awareness part of its business ethos.

7. Word: Allegiance (वफादारी)

  • Pronunciationuh-lee-juhns/ अलीजन्स
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning: loyalty or commitment to a superior or to a group or cause.
  • Synonyms: loyalty, fealty, fidelity, devotion, faithfulness
  • Antonyms: treason, disloyalty, betrayal, treachery
  • Usage in a Sentence: Both candidates are working hard to convince voters to switch allegiances.

8. Word: Enumerate (गणना करना)

  • Pronunciation: ih-noo-muh-reyt/ इनूमरेट
  • Part of Speech: Verb
  • Meaning: mention (a number of things) one by one.
  • Synonyms: list, count, number, itemize, specify
  • Antonyms: estimate, wonder, inherent
  • Usage in a sentence: I proceeded to enumerate the reasons why I would be justified in filing a lawsuit for negligence.

9. Word: Engender (उत्पन्न करना)

  • Pronunciation: en-jen-der/ एन्जेन्डर
  • Part of Speech: Verb
  • Meaning: cause or give rise to (a feeling, situation, or condition).
  • Synonyms: generate, produce, create, cause, breed, beget
  • Antonyms: destroy, halt, stop, annihilate
  • Usage in a sentence: The issue has engendered a considerable amount of debate.

10. Word: Pander (ख़ुश करना)

  • Pronunciationpan-der/ पैन्डर
  • Part of Speech: Verb
  • Meaning: gratify or indulge (an immoral or distasteful desire or taste or a person with such a desire or taste).
  • Synonyms: indulge, gratify, satisfy
  • Antonyms: refuse, deny, dissatisfy, disappoint
  • Usage in a sentence: The newspapers are pandering to people's baser instincts.

The Hindu Newspaper Vocabulary Based Exercises: 26th December 2021

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!

  • Ethos
  • Pander
  • Jettison
  • Prerogative
  • Baulk

Exercise 2: Match the columns.

SR No.WordsAntonyms
1BaulkDeny
2PanderAccomplish 
3HyperbolicHindrance
4DevolveDestroy 
5Engender Neglect 

 

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