Daily Hindu Editorial Vocabulary Wordlist: 2nd August, 2022

By Shruti Kapoor|Updated : August 2nd, 2022

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

With the help of a daily wordlist from the Hindu newspaper of 2nd August, 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  conundrum, fatigue  etc. which can be downloaded from the monthly PDF of The Hindu Editorial Vocabulary to strengthen your preparation.

Important Vocabulary from The Hindu Editorial: 2nd August, 2022

1. WordConundrum (समस्या)

  • Pronunciation: kuh-nuhn-druh m/कनन्ड्रम
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning: 
    a. a confusing and difficult problem or question.
    b. a question asked for amusement, typically one with a pun in its answer; a riddle.
  • Synonyms: enigma, mystery, riddle
  • Antonyms: clarification, obviousness, solution
  • Usage in a Sentence: Time will certainly provide the solution to that conundrum.

2. Word: Fatigue (थकान)

  • Pronunciation: fuh-teeg/ फटीग
  • Part of Speech: Noun, Verb
  • Meaning
    a. extreme tiredness resulting from mental or physical exertion or illness. [Noun]
    b. cause (someone) to feel exhausted. [Verb]
  • Synonyms: exhaustion, tiredness, drain
  • Antonyms: energize, refresh, vigour, liveliness
  • Usage in a Sentence: His reaction was the product of hunger and fatigue.

3. 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.

4.  Word: Haste (तेज़ी)

  • Pronunciation: heyst/हेस्ट
  • Part of speech: Noun
  • Meaning
    a. swiftness of motion; speed; celerity
    b. urgent need of quick action; a hurry or rush 
    c. unnecessarily quick action; thoughtless, rash, or undue speed 
  • Synonyms: rush, hurry, speed, hustle
  • Antonyms: slowness, delay, sluggishness
  • Usage in a sentence: Unfortunately the report was prepared in haste and contained several inaccuracies.

5. Phrase: Gloss over (छिपाना)

  • Pronunciation: gloss-over/ग्लास ओवर
  • Meaning:
    a. to avoid considering something, such as an embarrassing mistake, to make it seem not important, and to quickly continue talking about something else
    b. to hide under a deceptively attractive surface or appearance
  • Synonyms: cover up, hide, disregard
  • Antonyms: emphasise, focus, interact
  • Usage in a sentence: She glossed over the company's declining profits.

6. Word: Pursuit (अनुसरण, कोशिश)

  • Pronunciation: per-soot/ पर्सूट
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning:
    a. the action of pursuing someone or something.
    b. an activity of a specified kind, especially a recreational or sporting one.
  • Synonyms: work, enterprise, mission, seeking
  • Antonyms: retreat, surrender, detest
  • Usage in a Sentence: She travelled the world in pursuit of her dreams.

7. Word: Aversion (विमुखता)

  • Pronunciation: uh-vur-zhuhn/ अवर्श़न
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning
    a. a strong dislike or disinclination.
    b. someone or something that arouses a strong dislike or disinclination.
  • Synonyms: antipathy, distaste, abhorrence, loathing, disgust
  • Antonyms: desire, alacrity, passion, affinity
  • Usage in a Sentence: I simply have this ingrained aversion to the sight of bloodshed.

8. Word: Well-Worn (जर्जर)

  • Pronunciation: well-warn/वेल वोर्न
  • Part of Speech: Adjective 
  • Meaning:
    a. showing the effects of extensive use or wear
    b. trite, hackneyed, or stale
    c. fittingly or becomingly worn or borne
  • Synonyms: hackneyed, trite, threadbare
  • Antonyms: fresh, new, original, pleasing
  • Usage in a sentence: Ecology can be written about without relying on well-worn examples such as tropical rain forests. 

9. Word: Syndrome (परिलक्षण)

  • Pronunciation: sin-drohm/ सिन्ड्रोम
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning
    a. a group of symptoms which consistently occur together, or a condition characterized by a set of associated symptoms.
    b. a characteristic combination of opinions, emotions, or behaviour.
  • Synonyms: disorder, disease, illness, symptom, condition, infirmity
  • Usage in a Sentence: Mendez was born with the rare disorder tetra-amelia syndrome and was unable to play football growing up despite his passion for the sport

10. Word: Outbreak (प्रकोप)

  • Pronunciationout-breyk/ आउट्ब्रेक
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning: a sudden breaking out or occurrence
  • Synonyms: epidemic, eruption, explosion
  • Antonyms: calm, end, finish
  • Usage in a Sentence: They reported a sudden outbreak of the disease in the south of the country.

Practice here Daily Wordlist Quiz

The Hindu Newspaper Vocabulary Based Exercises: 2nd August, 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!

  • conundrum
  • fatigue
  • probe
  • haste
  • gloss over

    Exercise 2: Match the columns.
SR No.WordSynonym
1pursuitdistaste
2aversionepidemic
3threadbaremission
4syndromeillness
5outbreakthreadbare

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: 1st August, 2022

 

That was your Vocabulary dose for the day. 

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