Daily Hindu Editorial Vocabulary Wordlist: 27th April, 2022

By Nilanjan Paul|Updated : April 27th, 2022

Daily updated The Hindu Editorial vocabulary words with their meanings dated 27th April, 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: 27th April, 2022 " to shape up your vocabulary from the newspaper wordlist.

With the help of a daily wordlist from Hindu newspaper of 27th April 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 sedition, connote etc. which can be downloaded from the monthly PDF of The Hindu Editorial Vocabulary to strengthen your preparation.

Important Vocabulary from The Hindu Editorial: 27th April, 2022

Important Words from the Article


WordFructify (फलवान होना)

  • Pronunciation: fruhk-tuh-fahy/फ्रक्टफाइ
  • Part of Speech: Verb
  • Meaning: make (something) fruitful or productive.
  • Synonyms: flourish, bloom, prosper
  • Antonyms: go out of business, go bankrupt
  • Use in a Sentence: When you grow up, your passion will bloom and fructify.

2. Word: Countenance (अनुग्रह करना)

  • Pronunciation: koun-tn-uh ns/काउन्टनन्स
  • Part of Speech: Noun, Verb
  • Meaning: 

        a. a person's face or facial expression. [Noun]

        b. support or approval. [Noun]

        c. admit as acceptable or possible. [Verb]

  • Synonyms: sanction, permit, endorse, uphold
  • Antonyms: disapprove, forbid, hinder, interdict
  • Use in Sentence: The school will not countenance bad behaviour.

 3Word: Sanction (अनुमोदन)

  • Pronunciation: sangk-shuhn/ सैंगक्शन 
  • Part of Speech: Noun, Verb
  • Meaning: 
    a. a threatened penalty for disobeying a law or rule. (Noun)
    b. official permission or approval for an action. (Noun)
    c. give official permission or approval for (an action). (Verb)
  • Synonyms: approve, endorse, support
  • Antonyms: disapprove, refuse, forbid
  • Usage in a sentence: The church refused to sanction the king's second marriage.

4. Word: Divergence (विचलन, भिन्नता)

  • Pronunciation: dih-vur-juhns/डाइवर्जन्स
  • Part of Speech
  • Meaning:
    a. the act, fact, or amount of diverging
    b. (in physics, meteorology, etc.) the total amount of flux escaping an infinitesimal volume at a point in a vector field, as the net flow of air from a given region
  • Synonyms: difference, deviation, variance
  • Antonyms: convergence, agreement, harmony
  • Usage in a sentence: Recently published statistics show a divergence from previous trends. 

5. Word: Merely (केवल)

  • Pronunciation: meer-lee/मीर्ली
  • Part of Speech: Adverb
  • Meaning: only as specified and nothing more; simply
  • Synonyms: simply, solely, alone
  • Antonyms: absolute, abundantly
  • Usage in a Sentence: There is no point in merely repeating what we've done earlier.

6. Word: Scuttle (बिगाड़ना/तीव्र गति)

  • Pronunciation: skuht-l/ स्कटल
  • Part of Speech: Verb, Noun
  • Meaning:
    a. run hurriedly or furtively with short quick steps. [Verb]
    b. deliberately cause (a scheme) to fail. [Verb]
    c. a metal container with a handle used to fetch and store coal for a domestic fire. [Noun]
  • Synonyms: hasten, wreck
  • Antonyms: decelerate, resume
  • Usage in a Sentence: The incident threatens to scuttle the peace process.

7. Word: Obfuscate (उलझाना)

  • Pronunciation: ob-fuh-skeyt/आब्फस्केट 
  • Part of Speech: Verb
  • Meaning:
    a. to make something less clear and harder to understand, especially intentionally
    b. to put false or confusing information on the internet, especially using special software, in order to stop search engines being able to collect information about you
  • Synonyms: obscure, cloud, confuse
  • Antonyms: interpret, illuminate, clarify
  • Usage in a sentence: You can confuse web trackers by obfuscating your movements online.

8. Word: Precede (अग्रगामिता)

  • Pronunciation: प्रिसीड/ 
  • Part of Speech: Verb
  • Meaning: 
    a. come before in order or position.
    b. preface or introduce something with.
  • Synonyms: lead, introduce, direct, predate
  • Antonyms: follow, succeed, come after
  • Usage in a sentence: It would be helpful if you were to precede the report with an introduction.

9. Word: Dent (धंसाना)

  • Pronunciation: dent-ed/ डेन्टिड
  • Part of Speech: Verb, Noun
  • Meaning: 
    have an adverse effect on; diminish. (Verb)
    b. a slight hollow in a hard-even surface made by a blow or pressure. (Noun)
  • Synonyms: diminish, reduce, lessen, shrink
  • Antonyms: increase
  • Usage in a sentence: This neither deterred him nor dented his enthusiasm.

10. Word: Drought (शुष्कता)

  • Pronunciation: drout/ड्राउट
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning:
    a. a long period when there is little or no rain
  • Synonyms: dry, arid, dearth
  • Antonyms: flood, deluge, overflow
  • Usage in a sentence: This year (a) severe drought has ruined the crops.

Practice here Daily Wordlist Quiz

The Hindu Newspaper Vocabulary Based Exercises: 27th April, 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!

  • Drought
  • Obfuscate
  • Dent 
  • Scuttle
  • Divergence

Exercise 2: Match the columns.

SR No.WordSynonym


You can also check the wordlist articles for the previous days from the link below: Daily Hindu Editorial Vocabulary Wordlist: 26th April, 2022

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Aman Sinha

Aman SinhaApr 27, 2022

The realm was reeling under the drought after the double whammy of war and famine. The royal coffer too had dented to a significant degree as the war took a severe toll on the treasury. Although the royal army managed to scuttle the invasion ultimately , the king's decision to fight beside his men proved to be disastrous and left him heavily wounded. The king lay on his death bed as the carrion crows feasted on the dead of the victors and vanquished alike. The king's aides were of the mind to obfuscate the matter pertaining to his health until the natural son of the king was brought back from the exile and got legitimised to rule in the king's stead. To do all this covertly a divergence was required to shift the attention of the populace of the realm away from king's falling health. Hence a decree was promulgated in the name of the king that '' until the king is completely recuperated he is in need of the most efficient defenders around himself who can protect him from every threat till their last breath. So the king has proposed a melee for the young people of the realm where they can showcase their expertise with the weapon of their own choice. The non participating people of the realm are invited as spectators to relish the blood and gore of the melee as well. " 

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