Daily Hindu Editorial Vocabulary Wordlist: 27th January, 2022

By Shruti Kapoor|Updated : January 27th, 2022

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

With the help of a daily wordlist from Hindu newspaper of 27th January, 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   profiling, Junta, Coup  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: 27th January, 2022

1. Word: Junta (सैनिक सरकार)

  • Pronunciation: hoon-tuh/हुन्ट
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning:
    a. a small group ruling a country, especially immediately after a coup d'état and before a legally constituted government has been instituted.
    b. a council.
    c. a deliberative or administrative council, especially in Spain and Latin America.
  • Synonyms:cabal, faction, clique 
  • Antonyms: empire, estate
  • Usage in a sentence: The junta was failing in its task of maintaining accord.

2. Word: Coup (सफल एवं अकस्मात क्रिया)

  • Pronunciation: koo/कू
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning
    a. an unexpectedly successful achievement
    b. a highly successful, unexpected stroke, act, or move; a clever action or accomplishment.
    c. (among the Plains Indians of North America) a brave or reckless deed performed in battle by a single warrior, as touching or striking an enemy warrior without sustaining injury oneself.
  • Synonyms: triumph, accomplishment, stroke
  • Antonyms: failure, defeat
  • Usage in a sentence: I got him to come to a party, which was something of a coup.

3. Word: Mutiny(बगावत)

  • Pronunciation:  myoot-n-ee/म्यूटनी
  • Part of Speech: Noun, Verb
  • Meaning:
    a. revolt or rebellion against constituted authority, especially by sailors against their officers.
    b. rebellion against any authority. 
  • Synonyms: revolt, rebel, insurrection
  • Antonyms: obey, loyalty, serve
  • Usage in a sentence: Conditions on the ship were often very bad, and crews were on the point of mutiny.

4. Word:  Antagonism (वैर-भाव)

  • Pronunciation: an-tag-uh-niz-uhm
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning:
    a. an active hostility or opposition, as between unfriendly or conflicting groups
    b. an opposing force, principle, or tendency
  • Synonyms: hostility, enmity, antipathy, hostility
  • Antonyms: benevolence, affection, fraternity, harmony
  • Usage in a sentence: The antagonism grew between the two brothers, before they finally decided to part ways forever.

5. Word: Profiling(रूपरेखा)

  • Pronunciationproh-fahy-ling/प्रोफाइलिंग
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning: 
    a. the activity of collecting important and useful details about someone or something
    b. the activity of collecting information about someone, especially a criminal, in order to give a description of them
  • Synonyms: describe, portray, depict 
  • Antonyms: confuse, mixup
  • Usage in a sentence: We have been asked to investigate consumer profiling by online ad firms.

6.  Word: Erstwhile (अगला)

  • Pronunciationerst·​while/अर्स्ट्वाइल
  • Part of Speech: Adjective
  • Meaning: former.
  • Synonyms: Former, previous
  • Antonyms: current, future
  • Usage in a Sentence: She found herself ostracized by her erstwhile friends.

7. Word: Asylum (आश्रय)

  • Pronunciation: uh-sahy-luhm/ असाइलम
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning:
    a. the protection granted by a state to someone who has left their home country as a political refugee.
    b. an institution for the care of people who are mentally ill.
  • Synonyms: refuge, shelter, sanctuary
  • Antonyms: threat, hazard, evict
  • Usage in a sentence: The number of people seeking asylum in the United Kingdom has risen sharply.

8. Word: Progeny (वंशज)

  • Pronunciation: proj-uh-nee/प्राजिनी
  • Part of Speech:
  • Meaning:
    a. a descendant or offspring, as a child, plant, or animal.
    b. such descendants or offspring collectively.
    c. something that originates or results from something else; outcome; issue.
  • Synonyms: offspring, issue, family
  • Antonyms: ancestor, precursor, forefather
  • Usage in a sentence: His numerous progeny are scattered all over the country.

9.  Word: Fissure (दरार)

  • Pronunciation: fish-er/फिशर
  • Part of Speech: Noun, verb
  • Meaning:
    a. to make fissures in; cleave; split.
    b. a narrow opening produced by separation of parts.
  • Synonyms: crack, split, cleft
  • Antonyms: cure, barricade
  • Usage in a sentence: The upper and lower parts of some fissure fills were also obscured by quarry scree.

10. Word: Profiling (परिच्छेदिकायन)

  • Pronunciation: proh-fahy-ling/प्रोफाइलिंग
  • Part of Speech:
  • Meaning:
    a. the use of personal characteristics or behavior patterns to make generalizations about a person, as in gender profiling.
    b. the use of these characteristics to determine whether a person may be engaged in illegal activity, as in racial profiling.
  • Synonyms: contouring, portray, depict
  • Antonyms: confuse 
  • Usage in a sentence: We have been asked to investigate consumer profiling by online ad firms.


Practice here Daily Wordlist Quiz

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


  • Junta
  • coup
  • mutiny
  • antagonism
  • profiling

Exercise 2: Match the columns.

SR No.WordSynonym
1 erstwhile sanctuary
2 fissure former
3 asylum offspring
4 progeny contouring
5 profiling split

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 January, 2022


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  • The important vocabulary words from The Hindu newspaper of 27th January, 2022 are Coup, Junta etc.

  • You can download The Hindu Editorial vocabulary PDF of 27th January, 2022 from the monthly capsule.

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