Daily Hindu Editorial Vocabulary Wordlist: 27th December, 2022

By Shruti Kapoor|Updated : December 28th, 2022

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

With the help of a daily wordlist from the Hindu newspaper of 27th December, 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  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 December, 2022

1. Word: Posthumous (मरणोत्तर)

  • Pronunciation: pos-chuh-muhs/पास्चमस
  • Part of Speech: Adjective
  • Meaning: 
    a. happening after a person's death.
  • Synonyms: after death, post-mortem
  • Antonyms: ante-mortem
  • Usage in a sentence: He was posthumously awarded for his contribution to world literature.

2. Word: Massacre (नरसंहार)

  • Pronunciation: mas-uh-ker/ मैसकर
  • Part of Speech: Noun, Verb
  • Meaning
    a. an indiscriminate and brutal slaughter of many people. [Noun]
    b. deliberately and brutally kill (many people). [Verb]
  • Synonyms: slaughter, murder, killing, carnage
  • Antonyms: saving, protection, security
  • Usage in a Sentence: They caught the terrorist who was responsible for the massacre and placed him under arrest.

 3Word: Assassinate (हत्या करना)

  • Pronunciation: uh-sas-uh-neyt/असैसनैट
  • Part of Speech: Verb
  • Meaning:
    a. murder (an important person) for political or religious reasons.
  • Synonyms: kill, execute, slaughter, terminate
  • Antonyms: breathe life into, beget
  • Usage in a Sentence: They highland lords were plotting the assassination of the Duke.

4. Word: Bolster (सहारा)

  • Pronunciationbohl-ster/ बोल्स्टर
  • Part of Speech: Verb
  • Meaning: support or strengthen.
  • Synonyms: reinforce, brace, fortify
  • Antonyms: obstruct, weaken, hinder
  • Usage in a Sentence: He is making a strong effort to bolster the territory's confidence.

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5. Word: Tribunal (न्यायाधिकरण/न्यायालय)

  • Pronunciation: trahy-byoon-l/ट्राइब्यूनल
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning:
    a. a court of justice
    b. a place or seat of judgment
  • Synonyms: court, court of law, trial, court of justice
  • Usage in a sentence: She took her case to an immigration appeals tribunal

6. 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.

7. Word: Dent (कम होना)

  • Pronunciation: den-t/डेंट
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning:
    a. a hollow or depression in a surface, as from a blow.
    b. a noticeable effect, especially of reduction.
  • Synonyms: diminish, reduce, lessen, indent, depression
  • Antonyms: increase, boost, amplify
  • Usage in a Sentence: The new government has barely made a dent in the poverty rate of the country.

8. Word: Impetus (गतिशक्ति)

  • Pronunciation: im-pi-tuhs/इम्पिटस
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning:
    a. a moving force; impulse; stimulus
    b. (broadly) the momentum of a moving body, especially with reference to the cause of motion
  • Synonyms: momentum, impulse, push, drive
  • Antonyms: deterrent, hindrance, inertia
  • Usage in a sentence: Often the impetus for change in education has to come from outside the school establishment.

9. Word: Repercussion (प्रभाव)

  • Pronunciation: ree-per-kuhsh-uh n/ रीपर्कशन
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning: an unintended consequence of an event or action, especially an unwelcome one.
  • Synonyms: effect, impact, backlash, consequence
  • Usage in a Sentence: The repercussions of the change in policy will be felt throughout Europe.

10. Word: Reprisal (प्रतिशोध)

  • Pronunciation: ri-prahy-zuhl/ रिप्राइज़ल
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning: an act of retaliation.
  • Synonyms: retaliation, revenge, retribution, vengeance
  • Antonyms: pardon, kindness, sympathy
  • Usage in a Sentence: Alfred was shot in reprisal for the killing of a rival gang member.

The Hindu Newspaper Vocabulary-Based Exercises: 27th December, 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!

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!

  • posthumous
  • massacre
  • assassinate
  • bolster
  • tribunal 

Exercise 2: Match the columns.

SR No.WordSynonym
2verdict retaliation

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: 26th December,, 2022


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