Daily Hindu Editorial Vocabulary Wordlist: 28th December, 2022

By Shruti Kapoor|Updated : December 28th, 2022

Daily updated The Hindu Editorial vocabulary words with their meanings dated 28th 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: 28th December, 2022" to shape up your vocabulary from the newspaper wordlist.

With the help of a daily wordlist from the Hindu newspaper of 28th 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: 28th December, 2022

1. Word: Affirmative (सकारात्मक)

  • Pronunciation: uh-fur-muh-tiv/अफर्मटिव
  • Part of Speech: Adjective, Noun
  • Meaning - agreeing with or consenting to a statement or request 
    a statement of agreement with or consent to an assertion or request 
  • Synonyms - positive, supporting
  • Antonyms - dissenting, negative
  • Usage in a sentence - The family is usually a source of encouragement from which affirmative influences come.

2. Word:  Vex (कष्ट देना)

  • Pronunciation: veks/ वेक्स
  • Part of Speech: Verb
  • Meaning: make (someone) feel annoyed, frustrated, or worried, especially with trivial matters.
  • Synonyms: annoy, irritate, infuriate, anger, incense, inflame, bother, harass
  • Antonyms: mollify, appease, comfort, soothe
  • Usage in a sentence: Problems at the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services have vexed governors for decades.

 3Word: Norm (मानक)

  • Pronunciation: nawrm/ नॉर्म्ज़
  • Part of Speech: Noun, Verb
  • Meaning
    a. something that is usual, typical, or standard [Noun]
    b. adjust (something) to conform to a norm [Verb]
  • Synonyms: standard, usual, normal
  • Antonyms: exceptions, aberrations
  • Usage in a Sentence: The social norms cannot merely exist as constraints existing outside individuals.

4. Word: Staggering (लड़खड़ाहट)

  • Pronunciation: stag-er-eeng/स्टैगरिंग
  • Part of Speech: Verb, Noun, Adjective
  • Meaning:
    a. walk or move unsteadily as if about to fall. [Verb]
    b. astonish or deeply shock. [Verb]
    c. an unsteady walk or movement. [Noun]
    d. very shocking and surprising [Adjective]
  • Synonymsstumble, surprise, shocked
  • Antonyms: comfort, relax, calm
  • Usage in a sentence: It costs a staggering $50,000 per week to keep the museum open to the public.

5. Word: Distortion (कुरूपता)

  • Pronunciation: dih-stawr-shuh n/ डिस्टॉर्शन
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning: the action of distorting or the state of being distorted.
  • Synonyms: deformity, deformation, falsification
  • Antonyms: perfection, clarity, correctness
  • Usage in a sentence: Audio signals can be transmitted along with cables without distortion.

6. Word: Concomitant (सहवर्ती)

  • Part of Speech: Noun, Adjective
  • Pronunciation: kon-kom-i-tuh nt/कान्कामिटन्ट 
  • Meaning:  
    a. a phenomenon that naturally accompanies or follows something. [Noun]
    b. naturally accompanying or associated. [Adjective]
  • Synonyms: attendant, collateral,
  • Antonyms: unrelated, irrelevant
  • Usage in a Sentence: Loss of memory is a natural concomitant of old age.

7. Word: Innate (अंतर्जात/सहजात)

  • Pronunciation: ih-neyt/इनेट
  • Part of Speech: Adjective
  • Meaning:
    a. existing in one from birth; inborn; native
    b. inherent in the essential character of something
    c. originating in or arising from the intellect or the constitution of the mind, rather than learned through experience
  • Synonyms: inborn, inbuilt, intrinsic, ingrained
  • Antonyms: learned, acquired, extrinsic
  • Usage in a sentence: Cyril's most impressive quality was his innate goodness.

8. Word: Dispel (दूर करना)

  • Pronunciation: dih-spel / डिस्पेल
  • Part of Speech: Verb
  • Meaning: make (a doubt, feeling, or belief) disappear.
  • Synonyms: disperse, banish, disappear
  • Antonyms: accumulate, assemble, gather
  • Usage in a sentence: The President is attempting to dispel the notion that he has neglected the economy.

9. Word: Deprive (वंचित करना)

  • Pronunciation: dih-prahyv/ डिप्राइव
  • Part of Speech: Verb
  • Meaning: prevent (a person or place) from having or using something.
  • Synonyms: deny, strip, dispossess, divest, rob
  • Antonyms: give, provide, offer, supply, endow, enrich
  • Usage in a Sentence: Working long hours was depriving him of his sleep.

10. Word: Diversify (विविधता उत्पन्न करना) 

  • Pronunciation : dih-vur-suh-fahy/डाइवर्सफाइ 
  • Part of Speech: Verb
  • Meaning: make or become more diverse or varied.
  • Synonyms: spread out, branch out, expand, transform
  • Antonyms: continue, keep, remain
  • Use in a Sentence: Many publishing companies have diversified into online services.

The Hindu Newspaper Vocabulary-Based Exercises: 28th 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!

  • Staggering 
  • Distortion
  • Concomitant 
  • Innate 
  • Dispel

Exercise 2: Match the columns.

SR No.WordSynonym
1 spread out intrinsic
2 deny falsification
3 deformity usual
4 standard divest
5 inborn expand

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: 27th December,, 2022


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