Daily Hindu Editorial Vocabulary Wordlist: 28th May, 2022

By Shambhavi Rai|Updated : May 28th, 2022

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

With the help of a daily wordlist from the Hindu newspaper of 28th May, 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 provocative, lingering, sovereignty  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 May 2022

1. WordJuncture (संयोजन).

  • Pronunciation: juhngk-cher/जंगक्चर
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning:

       a. a particular point in events or time.

  • Synonyms: moment, occasion
  • Antonyms: division, partition
  • Use in a Sentence: At this juncture, I would like to make an important announcement.

2. Word: Sovereignty (सत्ता).

  • Pronunciation:sov-rin-tee/साव्रिन्टी
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning:
    a. supreme power or authority
    b. the authority of a state to govern itself or another state
    c. a self-governing state.
  • Synonyms: freedom, democracy
  • Antonyms: retention, belief
  • Usage in a Sentence: The people embrace their independence and sovereignty.


3. Word: Hegemonic (आधिपत्य)

  • Pronunciation: hej-uh-mon-ik/ हेगमानिक
  • Part of Speech: Adjective
  • Meaning: ruling or dominant in a political or social context.
  • Synonyms: dominant, authoritative, foremost
  • Antonyms: minor, dependent
  • Usage in a Sentence: They discussed the national government's hegemony over their tribal community.

4. Word: Lingering (सुस्त ).

  • Pronunciation:  linger-ing/लिंगगरिंग
  • Part of Speech: Adjective
  • Meaning:
    lasting for a long time or slow to end
  • Synonyms:  persistent, consistent
  • Antonyms: hasty, hurrying
  • Usage in a sentence: There are still some lingering doubts in my mind regarding Job Switch.

5. Word: Explicitly (स्पष्टतया).

  • Pronunciation: ik-splis-it-ly/इक्स्प्लिसिट्ली
  • Part of Speech: Adverb
  • Meaning: in a clear and detailed manner, leaving no room for confusion or doubt.
  • Synonyms: definitely, specifically
  • Antonyms: implicitly, presumably
  • Use in a Sentence: These facts were nowhere explicitly stated.

6. Word: Condemnation (तिरस्कार).

  • Pronunciation: kon-dem-ney-shuh n/कान्डेम्नेशन
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning: the expression of very strong disapproval; censure.
  • Synonyms: blame, reproof
  • Antonyms: approval, absolution
  • Use in a Sentence: There's been no official condemnation of the bombardment.

7. Word: Coercive (बलपूर्वक).

  • Pronunciation: co-ar-cive/ कोअर्सिव
  • Part of Speech: Adjective
  • Meaning: relating to or using force or threats.
  • Synonyms: authoritarian, imperious, high-handed.
  • Antonyms: conditional ,constitutional ,discretionary
  • Usage in a Sentence: The president relied on the coercive powers of the military.

8. Provocative (उकसाने वाला).

  • Pronunciation: pruh-vok-uh-tiv/ प्रोवाकटिव
  • Part of Speech: Adjective
  • Meaning
    a. causing anger or another strong reaction, especially deliberately.
    b. intended or intending to arouse sexual desire or interest.
  • Synonyms: annoying, irritating, exasperating, infuriating, alluringseductivetempting
  • Antonyms: soothing, calming, boring
  • Usage in a sentence: Regional theatre is new, exciting, provocative and makes people talk.

9.  Word:  Manoeuvre (पैंतरेबाज़ी करना).

  • Pronunciation: muh-noo-ver/मनूवर
  • Part of Speech: Noun, Verb
  • Meaning:
    a. move skilfully or carefully.
    b. carefully guide or manipulate (someone or something) in order to achieve an end.
  • Synonyms: artifice, manipulate
  • Antonyms: innocence, sincerity
  • Usage in a Sentence: His resignation from the competition was a tactical manoeuvre.

10. Word: Clandestine (गुप्त).

  • Pronunciation: klan-des-tin/ क्लैन्डेस्टिन
  • Part of Speech: Adjective
  • Meaning: kept secret or done secretively, especially because illicit.
  • Synonyms: secret, covert, hidden, concealed
  • Antonyms: public, open, visible, blatant
  • Usage in a Sentence: I took a clandestine peek at the price tag on the diamond necklace.


Practice here Daily Wordlist Quiz

The Hindu Newspaper Vocabulary Based Exercises: 28th May 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!

  • Manoeuvre
  • Clandestine
  • Provocative
  • Lingering
  • Sovereignty

Exercise 2: Match the columns.

SR No.WordSynonym
1 Coercive blame
2 Condemnation authoritarian
3 Juncture definitely
4Hegemonic  moment
5 Explicitly dominant

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 May, 2022


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