Daily Hindu Editorial Vocabulary Wordlist: 2June, 2022

By Shambhavi Rai|Updated : June 2nd, 2022

Daily updated The Hindu Editorial vocabulary words with their meanings dated 2June, 2022 are important for Bank, SSC, Railway & IAS exams. At BYJU’S Exam Prep, our Series is named "Daily Hindu Editorial Vocabulary Words List: 2June, 2022 " to shape up your vocabulary from the newspaper wordlist.

With the help of a daily wordlist from the Hindu newspaper of 2June, 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 skewed, intervention etc. which can be downloaded from the monthly PDF of The Hindu Editorial Vocabulary to strengthen your preparation.

Important Vocabulary from The Hindu Editorial: 2 June 2022

1. Word: Ambivalent (उभयभावी)

  • Pronunciation: am-biv-uh-luh nt/ ऐम्बिवलन्ट
  • Part of Speech: Adjective
  • Meaning: having mixed feelings or contradictory ideas about something or someone.
  • Synonyms: uncertain, undecided, unsure, unsettled
  • Antonyms: certain, sure, conclusive, decided
  • Usage in a sentence: The Australian private sector is increasingly bullish about the technology’s future, despite its government’s generally ambivalent attitude toward climate change.

2. WordBureaucracy (अधिकारी-तन्त्र)

  • Pronunciation: byoo-rok-ruh-see/ब्युराक्रसी
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning
    a. government by many bureaus, administrators, and petty officials
    b. the body of officials and administrators, especially of a government or government department
    c. excessive multiplication of, and concentration of power in, administrative bureaus or administrators
    d. administration characterized by excessive red tape and routine
  • Synonyms: red tape, paper work, government, administration
  • Usage in a sentence: The city’s bureaucracy is almost unmanageable.


3. Word: Skewed (तिरछा)

  • Pronunciation: skyood/ स्क्यूड
  • Part of Speech: Adjective, Verb
  • Meaning: 
    a. not accurate or exact (Adjective)
    b. suddenly change direction or position.
  • Synonyms: slanted, inclined, asymmetric, distorted
  • Antonyms: balanced, aligned, parallel
  • Usage in a sentence: The media's coverage of the election has been skewed from the very beginning.

4. Word: Persistence (दृढ़ता)

  • Pronunciation: per-sis-tuh ns/पर्सिस्टन्स
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning:
    a. the continuance of an effect after its cause is removed
    b. continued existence or occurrence
    c. the fact that someone or something persists
    d. the quality of being persistent, or the act of persisting
  • Synonyms: perseverance, tenacity, determination, endurance
  • Antonyms: apathy, emotional instability
  • Usage in a sentence: Most financial analysts have been surprised by the persistence of the recession.

5. WordRung (सीढ़ी का डंडा)

  • Pronunciation: ruhng/ रंग
  • Part of Speech: Noun, Verb
  • Meaning:
    a. a horizontal support on a ladder for a person's foot [Noun]
    b. Past tense of 'ring' [Verb]
  • Synonyms: step, level, bar, degree
  • Antonyms: uneven, slopy
  • Usage in a Sentence: He is still on the bottom rung of the political ladder.

6. Word: Intervention (हस्तक्षेप)

  • Pronunciation: in-ter-ven-shuh n/ इन्टर्वेन्शन
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning: the action or process of intervening
  • Synonyms: interference, mediation, intrusion
  • Antonyms: noninterference, nonintervention, challenge
  • Usage in a Sentence: We would resist any armed intervention from outside in our country's affairs.

7. Word: Vantage (सहूलियत)

  • Pronunciation: वैन्टज/want-age
  • Part of Speech: Adjective
  • Meaning - place or situation affording some advantage (especially a comprehensive view or commanding perspective) 
  • Synonyms - point of view, standpoint, stand, assistance
  • Antonyms - disadvantage, disfavour, harm, hindrance
  • Example - From the vantage point of her ten years 'seniority in this sector,  she gave some very useful tips to her junior.

8. Word: Landmark (सीमाचिह्न)

  • Pronunciation: land-mahrk/लैन्ड्मार्क
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning: 

        a. an event or discovery marking an important stage or turning point in something.

  • Synonyms: indicator, critical point, signal
  • Antonyms: monotonous, expected, modest
  • Use in Sentence: The farthest landmark visible is about 30km away.

9. Word: Downplay (महत्व कम बताना)

  • Pronunciationdoun-pley/ डैउन्प्ले
  • Part of Speech: Verb
  • Meaning: make (something) appear less important than it really is.
  • Synonyms: minimize, diminish, belittle, understate, reduce, devalue
  • Antonyms: overplay, overstate, overestimate, exaggerate 
  • Usage in a sentence: Athletes often downplay their injuries.

10. Word: Scrutiny (छान-बीन)

  • Pronunciation: skroot-n-ee/ स्क्रूटनी
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning: critical observation or examination
  • Synonyms: investigation, review
  • Antonyms: disregard, neglect
  • Usage in Sentence: Their enterprises have come under police scrutiny.

Practice here Daily Wordlist Quiz

The Hindu Newspaper Vocabulary Based Exercises: 2 June 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!

  • Ambivalent
  • Bureaucracy
  • Rung
  • Persistence
  • Skewed

Exercise 2: Match the columns.

SR No.WordAntonym

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: 1June2022


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