Daily Hindu Editorial Vocabulary Wordlist: 28th February, 2023

By Shruti Kapoor|Updated : February 28th, 2023

Daily updated The Hindu Editorial vocabulary words with their meanings dated 28th February, 2023 are important for Bank, SSC, Railway & IAS exams. At BYJU’S Exam Prep, our Series is named "Daily Hindu Editorial Vocabulary Words List: 28th February, 2023 " to shape up your vocabulary from the newspaper wordlist.

With the help of a daily wordlist from the Hindu newspaper of 28th February, 2023 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. which can be downloaded from the monthly PDF of The Hindu Editorial Vocabulary to strengthen your preparation.

Important Vocabulary from The Hindu Editorial: 28th February, 2023

1. Word: Abdicate (त्यागना)

  • Pronunciation: ab-di-keyt/ ऐब्डकेट
  • Part of Speech: Verb
  • Meaning:
    a. (of a monarch) renounce one's throne.
    b. fail to fulfil or undertake (a responsibility or duty).
  • Synonyms: abandon, resign, renounce
  • Antonyms: claim, assume
  • Usage in a sentence: The king was forced to abdicate the throne.

2. Word: Mandate (आदेश देना)

  • Pronunciationman-deyt/मैन्डेट
  • Part of Speech: Noun, Verb
  • Meaning:  

        a. an official order or commission to do something. [Noun]

        b. give (someone) authority to act in a certain way. [Verb]

  • Synonyms: order, command, instruction
  • Antonyms: prohibit, abolish, denial
  • Use in a Sentence: The organization was chosen with a mandate to reduce the size of government.

3. Word: Consonance (आनुरूप्य)

  • Pronunciation: kon-suh-nuhns/ कान्सनन्स
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning: agreement or compatibility between opinions or actions.
  • Synonyms: harmony, accord, agreement
  • Antonyms: disagreement, dissonance, discord
  • Usage in a sentence: The literary conceptions which prevailed were in consonance with the social structure.

4. Word: Scrutinise (बारीकी से देखना)

  • Pronunciationskroot-n-ahyz/ स्क्रूटनाइज़
  • Part of Speech: Verb
  • Meaning: examine or inspect closely and thoroughly.
  • Synonyms: examine, investigate, inspect
  • Antonyms: ignore, neglect, reject, overlook
  • Usage in a sentence: When you have completed the whole exercise, scrutinise it and pay particular attention to your adjectives.

5. Word: Doctrine (सिद्धांत)

  • Pronunciationdok-trin/ डॉक्टरिन
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning: a belief or set of beliefs held and taught by a Church, political party, or other groups.
  • Synonyms: philosophy, belief, principle, dogma, tenet
  • Antonyms: disbelief, scepticism, 
  • Usage in a Sentence: Many psychologists now question the doctrines of Sigmund Freud.

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6. Word: Abrogation (निराकरण)

  • Pronunciation: ab-ruh-gey-shuh n / ऐब्रगेशन
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning: the repeal or abolition of a law, right, or agreement.
  • Synonyms: repeal, abolition, annulment
  • Antonyms: collaboration, appointment, mandate
  • Usage in a sentence: Measures for the abrogation shall be stipulated by the State Council.

7. 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 erstwhile friends.

8. Word: Tranquillity (शांतचित्तता)

  • Pronunciation: trang-kwil-i-tee/ ट्रैंगक्विलिटी
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning: the quality or state of being tranquil; calm.
  • Synonyms: quiet, calm, peace, serenity, stillness
  • Antonyms: bloodlust, fear, rage, violence
  • Usage in a Sentence: The open spaces surrounding her home bring tranquillity, but also transportation trouble.

9. WordDislodge (निकाल देना)

  • Pronunciation: dis-loj/डिस्लाज
  • Part of Speech: Verb
  • Meaning: 

        a. knock or force out of position.

        b. remove from a position of power or authority.

  • Synonyms: displace, eject, evict
  • Antonyms: attach, embed, absorb
  • Use in a Sentence: We need two victories to dislodge the former team from first place.

10. WordRefrain (रोकना)

  • Pronunciation: ri-freyn/रिफ्रैन
  • Part of Speech: Verb 
  • Meaning: stop oneself from doing something.
  • Synonyms: cease, desist
  • Antonyms: persist, indulge
  • Usage in a Sentence: We must refrain from smoking.


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The Hindu Newspaper Vocabulary Based Exercises: 28th February, 2023 

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!

  • abdicate
  • mandate
  • consonance
  • scrutinise
  • doctrine

Exercise 2: Match the columns.

SR No.WordSynonym

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: 25th February, 2023


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