Daily Hindu Editorial Vocabulary Wordlist: 29th December 2021

By Shruti Kapoor|Updated : December 29th, 2021

Daily updated The Hindu Editorial vocabulary words with their meanings dated 29th December 2021 are important for Bank, SSC, Railway & IAS exams. At BYJU’S Exam Prep, our Series is named as "Daily Hindu Editorial Vocabulary Words List: 29th December 2021" to shape up your vocabulary from the newspaper wordlist.

With the help of a daily wordlist from Hindu newspaper of 29th December 2021, 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 Emanate, Impunity, Botch 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: 29th December 2021

1. Word: Ambush (घात लगाकर आक्रमण करना)

  • Pronunciation: am-boosh/ऐम्बुश
  • Part of Speech: Verb, Noun
  • Meaning: 
    a. to suddenly attack someone after hiding and waiting for them (Verb)
    b. an act or instance of lying concealed so as to attack by surprise (Noun)
    c. an act or instance of attacking unexpectedly from a concealed position.(Noun)
  • Synonyms: trap, attack, ambuscade
  • Antonyms: defend, dare, cessation
  • Usage in a sentence: Five soldiers died after their bus was ambushed on a country road.

2. Word: Botch (कच्चा काम करना)

  • Pronunciation: boch/बाच
  • Part of Speech: Verb, Noun
  • Meaning:
    a. to spoil something by doing it badly (Verb)
    b. something that is spoiled by being done badly (Noun)
  • Synonyms: bungle, screw up, muff
  • Antonyms: success, achieve, accomplish
  • Usage in a sentence: We botched (up) our first attempt at wallpapering the bathroom.

3. Word: Emanate (उत्पन्न होना)

  • Pronunciation: em-uh-neyt/एमनेट 
  • Part of Speech: Verb
  • Meaning:
    a. to express a quality or feeling through the way that you look and behave
    b. to come from or out of
  • Synonyms: arise, emerge, spring
  • Antonyms: absorb, take, conceal, disappear 
  • Usage in a sentence: Her face emanated sadness.

4. Word: Impunity (दण्ड से मुक्ति)

  • Pronunciationइम्प्यूनिटी
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning: Exemption from punishment or freedom from the injurious consequences of an action.
  • Synonyms: nonliability, privilege
  • Antonyms: Custody, Committal, Bonding
  • Usage in a Sentence: I am surprised by the fact that the man who kidnapped his wife was allowed to walk away with impunity!

5. Word: Resolute (दृढ़)

  • Pronunciation: rez-uh-loot/ रेज़लूट
  • Part of Speech: Adjective
  • Meaning: admirably purposeful, determined, and unwavering.
  • Synonyms: determined, firm, stubborn, rigid
  • Antonyms: weak, irresolute, cowardly
  • Usage in a Sentence: He became even more resolute in his opposition to the plan.

6. Word: Recourse (आश्रय)

  • Pronunciation: ree-kawrs/रीकोर्स
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning:
    a. access or resort to a person or thing for help or protection
    b. a person or thing resorted to for help or protection
    c. the right to collect from a maker or endorser of a negotiable instrument
  • Synonyms: expedient, resort, resource
  • Antonyms: avoid, deflect
  • Usage in a sentence: It is hoped that the dispute will be settled without recourse to litigation.

7. Word: Assuage  (शांत करना) 

  • Pronunciation: as-suage/
  • Part of speech: noun 
  • Meaning: to provide relief; causing to feel better
  • Synonyms: relieve, ease, alleviate, soothe, mitigate
  • Antonyms: intensify, aggravate, agitate
  • Usage in a sentence: In an effort to assuage angry customers, the store issued everyone a full refund.

8. Word: Probe (जांच करना)

  • Pronunciation: prohb/ प्रोब
  • Part of Speech: Noun, Verb 
  • Meaning: 
    a. a thorough investigation into a crime or other matter. [Noun]
    b. explore or examine (something), especially with the hands or an instrument. [Verb]
  • Synonyms: scrutinize, inquiry
  • Antonyms: glimpse, absurd
  • Usage in a Sentence: I don't want to probe too deeply into your personal affairs.

9.  Word: Massacre (नरसंहार)

  • Pronunciation: mas-uh-ker/ मैसकर
  • Part of Speech: Noun, Verb
  • Meaning
    a. an indiscriminate and brutal slaughter of many people. [Noun]
    b. deliberately and brutally kill (many people). [Verb]
  • Synonyms: slaughter, murder, killing, carnage
  • Antonyms: saving, protection, security
  • Usage in a Sentence: They caught the terrorist who was responsible for the massacre and placed him under arrest.

10. Word: Hostile (शत्रुतापूर्ण)

  • Pronunciation: hos-tl/हास्टाइल
  • Part of Speech: Adjective
  • Meaning
    a. of, relating to, or characteristic of an enemy
    b. opposed in feeling, action, or character; antagonistic
    c. characterized by antagonism
    d. not friendly, warm, or generous; not hospitable
  • Synonyms: unfriendly, aggressive, antagonistic
  • Antonyms: friendly, kind, warm-hearted
  • Usage in a sentence: The president had a hostile reception in Ohio this morning.



Practice here Daily Wordlist Quiz

The Hindu Newspaper Vocabulary Based Exercises: 29th December 2021

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!

  • Ambush
  • Botch
  • Emanate
  • Impunity
  • Resolute

Exercise 2: Match the columns.

SR No.WordSynonym
1 Recourse slaughter
2 Assuage relieve
3 Probe unfriendly
4 Massacre inquiry
5 Hostile resort

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: 28th December 2021


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Gunjan  Gupta

Gunjan GuptaDec 29, 2021

Recourse =resort
Chan Doraemi
In an ambush with my classmate, I botched up my painting. She emanated herself as a culprit and asked for an impunity. Although I was resolute not to forgive her, but we pal around later.


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  • The important vocabulary words from The Hindu newspaper of 29th December 2021 are emanate, botch, impunity etc.

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