Daily Hindu Editorial Vocabulary Wordlist: 29th July, 2022

By Shruti Kapoor|Updated : July 29th, 2022

Daily updated The Hindu Editorial vocabulary words with their meanings dated 29th July, 2022 are important for Bank, SSC, Railway & IAS exams. At BYJU’S Exam Prep, our Series is named "Daily Hindu Editorial Vocabulary Words List: 29th July, 2022 " to shape up your vocabulary from the newspaper wordlist.

With the help of a daily wordlist from the Hindu newspaper of 29th July, 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 a contentitous, coercive   etc. which can be downloaded from the monthly PDF of The Hindu Editorial Vocabulary to strengthen your preparation.

Important Vocabulary from The Hindu Editorial: 29th July 2022 

1. Word: Proscribe (निषिद् ध करना)

  • Pronunciation: proh-skrahyb/प्रोस्क्राइब
  • Part of Speech: Verb
  • Meaning: 
    a. forbid, especially by law.
    b. denounce or condemn.
    c. outlaw (someone).
  • Synonyms: prohibit, ban, criticize, censure, exclude, ostracize
  • Antonyms: allow, permit, include, approve
  • Usage in a Sentence: The Act proscribes discrimination on the grounds of race.

2. Word: Patronage (प्रतिपालन,वृत्ति देने का अधिकार)

  • Pronunciation: pey-truh-nij/ पैट्रनज
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning
    a. the support given by a patron.
    b. the power to control appointments to office or the right to privileges.
    c. the regular custom attracted by a shop, restaurant, etc.
  • Synonyms: support, aegis, backing, protection
  • Antonyms: opposition, competition, antagonism, nonalignment
  • Usage in a Sentence: The college relied on the patronage of its wealthy graduates to expand its funds.

3. Word: Endure (भुगतना)

  • Pronunciation: en-doo r/इन्डुर
  • Part of Speech: Verb
  • Meaning: 
    a. suffer (something painful or difficult) patiently.
    b. remain in existence; last.
  • Synonyms: tolerate, abide
  • Antonyms: cease, dismiss
  • Use in a Sentence: The pain was almost too great to endure.

4.  Word: Potent (प्रभावकारी)

  • Pronunciation: poht-nt/पोटन्ट
  • Part of Speech: Adjective
  • Meaning: 
    a. having great power, influence, or effect.
  • Synonyms: powerful, influential
  • Antonyms: weak, incapable
  • Use in a Sentence: The medicine had a potent effect on your disease.

5. Word: Arbitrary (अनियन्त्रित)

  • Pronunciation: ahr-bi-trer-ee/आर्बिट्रेरी
  • Part of Speech: Adjective
  • Meaning:
    a. subject to individual will or judgment without restriction; contingent solely upon one's discretion
    b. decided by a judge or arbiter rather than by a law or statute
  • Synonyms: random, dictatorial, absolute
  • Antonyms: circumspect, rational, fair
  • Usage in a sentence: Did you have a reason for choosing your destination or was it arbitrary?

6. Word: Intrusive (हस्तक्षेप करने वाले)

  • Pronunciation: in-troo-siv/ इन्ट्रूसिव 
  • Part of Speech: Adjective
  • Meaning:
    a. tending or apt to intrude; coming without invitation or welcome:
    b. intrusive memories of a lost love.
  • Synonyms: nosy, meddlesome, prying
  • Antonyms: protrusive, taciturn, bulging 
  • Usage in a sentence: She felt her presence there was intrusive.

7. Word: Hypocrisy (ढोंग)

  •  Pronunciation: hi-pok-ruh-see/हिपाक्रसी
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning: 
    a. a pretense of having a virtuous character, moral or religious beliefs or principles, etc., that one does not really possess
    b. a pretense of having some desirable or publicly approved attitude
    c. an act or instance of hypocrisy
  • Synonyms: insincerity, deceit, deception
  • Antonyms: honesty, sincerity, truth
  • Usage in a sentence: I'm amazed at the hypocrisy of the man - buying a foreign car after urging everyone else to buy British products.

8. Word: Alleged (कथित)

  • Pronunciationuh-lejd/ अलेज्ड
  • Part of Speech: Adjective
  • Meaning: said, without proof, to have taken place or to have a specified illegal or undesirable quality.
  • Synonyms: supposed, claimed, assumed, stated, presumed
  • Antonyms: confirmed, indisputable, authentic
  • Usage in a Sentence: The state investigation found more alleged crimes than the internal investigations uncovered.

9. Word: Contentious (कलहप्रिय)

  • Pronunciation: kuh n-ten-shuh s/कन्टेन्शस
  • Part of Speech: Adjective
  • Meaning: 
    a. causing or likely to cause an argument; controversial.
    b. involving a heated argument.
  • Synonyms: quarrelsome, combative, belligerent
  • Antonyms: pacifist, friendly, amicable
  • Use in a Sentence: She has some contentious opinions on education.

10. 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.

Practice here Daily Wordlist Quiz

The Hindu Newspaper Vocabulary Based Exercises: 29th July 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!

  • proscribe
  • patronage
  • endure
  • potent
  • arbitrary

    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: 28th July, 2022


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