Daily Hindu Editorial Vocabulary Wordlist: 27June, 2022

By Shambhavi Rai|Updated : June 27th, 2022

Daily updated The Hindu Editorial vocabulary words with their meanings dated 27June, 2022 are important for Bank, SSC, Railway & IAS exams. At BYJU’S Exam Prep, our Series is named "Daily Hindu Editorial Vocabulary Words List: 27June, 2022 " to shape up your vocabulary from the newspaper wordlist.

With the help of a daily wordlist from the Hindu newspaper of 27June, 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 regressive, inhumane  etc. which can be downloaded from the monthly PDF of The Hindu Editorial Vocabulary to strengthen your preparation.

Important Vocabulary from The Hindu Editorial: 27 June 2022

1.  Word: Regressive (प्रतिगामी)

  • Pronunciation: ri-gres-iv/रिग्रेसिव
  • Part of Speech: Adjective
  • Meaning:
    a. regressing or tending to regress; retrogressive
    b. Biology. of, relating to, or effecting regression
    c. (of tax) decreasing proportionately with an increase in the tax base
    d. Logic. obtained from or characterized by backward reasoning
  • Synonyms: backward, reactionary, retrograde
  • Antonyms: progressive, advanced, future proof
  • Usage in a sentence: The movement will defeat the autocratic and regressive regime.

2.  Word: Inhumane (निर्दयी)

  • Pronunciation: in-hyoo-meyn/इन्ह्यूमेन
  • Part of Speech: Adjective
  • Meaning
    a. lacking humanity, kindness, compassion
  • Synonyms:cruel, brutal, inhuman, unkind
  • Antonyms: charitable, kind, benevolent
  • Usage in a sentence:Conditions for prisoners were described as inhumane.

3. Word: Fraught (भारयुक्त, व्याकुल)

  • Pronunciation: frawt/ फ्रॉट
  • Part of Speech: Adjective
  • Meaning
    a. (of a situation or course of action) filled with or likely to result in (something undesirable).
    b. causing or affected by anxiety or stress.
  • Synonyms: charged, laden, anxious, worried, upset, distraught, overwrought, agitated, distressed, distracted, desperate
  • Antonyms: devoid, bare, destitute
  • Usage in a Sentence: The long journey through the tropical forest was fraught with danger.

4. Word: Autonomy (स्वराज्य)

  • Pronunciation: aw-ton-uh-mee/ऑटानमी 
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning: the right or condition of self-government.
  • Synonyms: freedom, self-government, independence
  • Antonym: dependence, captivity, subjugation
  • Usage in a Sentence: Branch managers have full autonomy in their own areas.

5. Word: Trigger (सक्रिय करना)

  • Pronunciationtrig-er/ ट्रिगर
  • Part of Speech: Verb
  • Meaning: cause (a device) to function.
  • Synonyms: activate, spark, initiate
  • Antonyms: halt, block, deactivate 
  • Usage in a Sentence: Some people notice that certain foods trigger their headaches.

6. Word: Anticipation (अग्रदृष्टि)

  • Pronunciation: an-tis-uh-pey-shuh n/ऐन्टिसपैशन
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning: 

         a. the action of anticipating something; expectation or prediction.

  • Synonyms: hope, forethought, apprehension
  • Antonyms: amazement, surprise, astonishment
  • Use in Sentence: We look forward to your lecture with eager anticipation

7. Word: Clandestine (गुप्त).

  • Pronunciation: klan-des-tin/ क्लैन्डेस्टिन
  • Part of Speech: Adjective
  • Meaning: kept secret or done secretively, especially because illicit.
  • Synonyms: secret, covert, hidden, concealed
  • Antonyms: public, open, visible, blatant
  • Usage in a Sentence: I took a clandestine peek at the price tag on the diamond necklace.

8. Word: Polarisation (ध्रुवीकरण)

  • Pronunciation: poh-ler-uh-zey-shuh n/ पोलरिज़ेशन
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning: division into two sharply contrasting groups or sets of opinions or beliefs.
  • Synonyms: division, discord, opposition
  • Antonyms: reunion, coexistence, convergence
  • Usage in a Sentence: Political polarisation in industrialised countries has fuelled a resurgence of fiscal conservatism.

9. Word: Persuasive (प्रत्ययकारी)

  • Pronunciation: per-swey-siv/पर्स्वैसिव
  • Part of Speech: Adjective
  • Meaning: good at persuading someone to do or believe something through reasoning or the use of temptation.
  • Synonyms: convincing, compelling
  • Antonyms: unconvincing, ineffective
  • Use in a Sentence: The analysis given by him is in many ways highly persuasive.

10. Word: Grassroots (जनसाधारण)

  • Pronunciation: gras-roots/ग्रैस्रूट्स
  • Part of Speech: Noun/ Adjective
  • Meaning:
    a. the common or ordinary people, especially as contrasted with the leadership or elite of a political party, social organization, etc.; the rank and file. [Noun]
    b. the agricultural and rural areas of a country.[Noun]
    c. the people inhabiting these areas, especially as a political, social, or economic group. [Noun]
    d. the origin or basis of something; the basic or primary concept, rule, part, or the like. [Noun]
    e. of, relating to, or involving the common people, especially as contrasted with or separable from an elite [Adjective]
  • Synonyms: base, fundamental
  • Usage in a sentence: The changes need to be brought in at the grassroots level.

Practice here Daily Wordlist Quiz

The Hindu Newspaper Vocabulary Based Exercises: 27 June 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!

  • Regressive
  • Inhumane
  • Fraught
  • Autonomy
  • Trigger

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: 26June2022


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