Daily Hindu Editorial Vocabulary Wordlist: 28th February, 2022

By Shruti Kapoor|Updated : February 28th, 2022

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

With the help of a daily wordlist from Hindu newspaper of 28th February, 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 spook, prop up, jeopardize  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: 28th February,2022

1. Word: Spook (डराना/भूत)

  • Pronunciation: spook/स्पूक
  • Part of Speech: Noun, Verb
  • Meaning
    a. to haunt; inhabit or appear in or to as a ghost or specter (Verb)
    b. to become frightened or scared (Verb)
    c. a ghost; specter (Noun)
  • Synonyms: frighten, scare, ghost
  • Antonyms: relax, pull oneself together
  • Usage in a sentence: The film was dreadful - all spooks and vampires.

2. Word: Tumultuous (उथल-पुथल/उग्र)

  • Pronunciation: too-muhl-choo-uhs/टूमल्चूअस
  • Part of Speech: Adjective
  • Meaning:
    a. full of tumult or riotousness; marked by disturbance and uproar
    b. raising a great clatter and commotion; disorderly or noisy
    c. highly agitated, as the mind or emotions; distraught; turbulent
  • Synonyms: turbulent, wild, violent
  • Antonyms: peaceful, calm, cool
  • Usage in a sentence: A tumultuous crowd of students entered the university premises with guns.

3. Word: Fallout (नतीजा)

  • Pronunciation: fawl-out/फॉलाउट
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning: 
    a. the settling to the ground of airborne particles ejected into the atmosphere from the earth by explosions, eruptions, forest fires, etc., especially such settling from nuclear explosions (radioactive fallout )
    b. the particles themselves. Compare rainout
    c. an unexpected or incidental effect, outcome, or product
    d. effects; results
  • Synonyms: effect, impact, repercussions
  • Antonyms: cause, reason
  • Usage in a sentence: A number of cancer deaths are caused by fallout from weapons testing.

4. Word: Throttle (गला दबाना)

  • Pronunciationthrot-l/ थ्राटल
  • Part of Speech: Noun, Verb
  • Meaning
    a. a device controlling the flow of fuel or power to an engine. (Noun)
    b. attack or kill (someone) by choking or strangling them. (Verb)
  • Synonyms: accelerator, choke, strangle, stifle
  • Antonyms: release, breathe, respire, restore
  • Usage in a Sentence: He throttled her in a fit of jealous rage

5. WordMayhem (हलचल)

  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning: violent or extreme disorder; chaos.
  • Pronunciationmey-hem/ मैहेम
  • Synonyms: chaos, disorder, commotion
  • Antonyms: calm, harmony, discipline
  • Use in a Sentence: There was complete mayhem after the explosion.

6. Word: Ramification (उपशाखा)

  • Pronunciation: ram-uh-fi-key-shuhn/रैमफकेशन
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning
    a. the act or process of ramifying
    b. a branch
    c. a related or derived subject, problem, etc.; outgrowth; consequence; implication
    d.(Botany) a structure formed of branches
    e. (Botany) a configuration of branching parts
  • Synonyms: branching, consequence, offshoot
  • Antonyms: cause, source, reason
  • Usage in a sentence: The new tax law proved to have many ramifications unforeseen by the lawmakers.

7. Word: Jeopardize (खतरे में डालना)

  • Pronunciationjep-er-dahyz
  • Part of Speech: Verb
  • Meaning: put (someone or something) into a situation in which there is a danger of loss, harm, or failure.
  • Synonyms: endanger, hazard, menace
  • Antonyms: protect, defend
  • Usage in a Sentence: I don't think that he would jeopardize his future by taking illegal medications.

8. Word: Stoke (भड़कानाभट्टी में कोयला झोंकना)

  • Pronunciation: stohk/ स्टोक
  • Part of Speech: Verb
  • Meaning:
    a. encourage or incite (a strong emotion or tendency).
    b. add coal or other solid fuel to (a fire, furnace, boiler, etc.).
  • Synonyms: fuel, feed, inflame, incite
  • Antonyms: extinguish
  • Usage in a sentence: He continued to stoke up hatred in his speeches.

9. Word: Flare-up(भभकना)

  • Pronunciation: flair-uhp फ्लेर-अप 
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning: 
    a. an unexpected short increase in activity, development or effort
    b. a sudden outburst or intensification, as of anger or tensions
  • Synonyms: sprint, burst, flare, flash, flicker
  • Antonyms: calm, doldrums, slump
  • Use in a Sentence: There was another flare-up of rioting later that day.

10. Word: Prop up (संभालना)

  • Pronunciation: प्रोप उप
  • Part of Speech: phrasal verb
  • Meaning: 
    a. to stop something from falling by putting something under it or against it
    b. to help a government, system, organization etc to continue to exist, especially by providing financial or military support
  • Synonyms: support, bolster
  • Antonyms: intimidate, repress
  • Usage in a Sentence: The government introduced measures to prop up the stock market.


Practice here Daily Wordlist Quiz

The Hindu Newspaper Vocabulary Based Exercises: 28th February, 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!

  • spook
  • tumultuous
  • fallout
  • throttle
  • mayhem

Exercise 2: Match the columns.

SR No.WordSynonym
1 ramification hazard
2 jeopardize incite
3 stoke offshoot
4 flare up bolster
5 prop up flicker

Share your answers in the comment section. 

More from us:

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


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