Daily Hindu Editorial Vocabulary Wordlist: 2nd February, 2022

By Shruti Kapoor|Updated : February 2nd, 2022

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

With the help of a daily wordlist from Hindu newspaper of 2nd February, 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   Transcend, Thrive, Arduous   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: 2nd February, 2022

1. WordTurbulent (उपद्रवी)

  • Pronunciation: tur-byuh-luh nt/टर्ब्यलन्ट
  • Part of Speech: Adjective
  • Meaning:
    a. characterized by conflict, disorder, or confusion; not stable or calm.
    b. (of air or water) moving unsteadily or violently.
  • Synonyms: disorderly, violent, stormy
  • Antonyms: peaceful, tranquil
  • Usage in a Sentence: After a turbulent week on the markets, share prices firmed yesterday.

2. Word: Iconic (अनुसंकेतक)

  • Pronunciation: ahy-kon-ik/आइकानिक
  • Part of Speech: Adjective
  • Meaning:
    a. very famous or popular, especially being considered to represent particular opinions or a particular time
    b. showing a relationship between the form of a sign, such as a word or a symbol, and its meaning:
    c. relating to or characteristic of a famous person or thing that represents something of importance
  • Synonyms: symbolic, famous, emblematic
  • Antonyms: unrecognizable, insignificant, fameless
  • Usage in a sentence: John Lennon gained iconic status following his death.

3. Word: Arduous  (कठिन)

  • Pronunciation: ar-du-ous/ आर्जूअस
  • Part of Speech: Adjective
  • Meaning: demanding great effort or labour, difficult
  • Synonyms: difficult, hard, taxing
  • Antonyms: easy, effortless, simple
  • Usage in a Sentence: Last semester was a piece of cake, but taking seven classes along with an internship this semester is going to be arduous.

4. Word: Saddle (काठी कसना)

  • Pronunciation: sad-l/सैडल
  • Part of Speech
  • Meaning:
    a. a seat for a rider on the back of a horse or other animal (Noun)
    b. a similar seat on a bicycle, tractor, etc. (Noun)
    c. to put a saddle on (Verb)
    d. to load or charge, as with a burden (Verb)
    e. to mount into the saddle (often followed by up) (Verb)
  • Synonyms: burden, charge, encumber, seat
  • Antonyms: relieve, disintegrate
  • Usage in a sentence: She saddled her pony and went riding.

5. WordCulmination (चरमबिन्दु)

  • Pronunciation: kuhl-muh-ney-shuhn/ कल्मनेशन
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning: the highest or climactic point of something, especially as attained after a long time.
  • Synonyms: peak, climax, pinnacle, conclusion
  • Antonyms: beginning, commencement, opening
  • Usage in a sentence: The space race reached its culmination in the first moonwalk.

6. Word: Indigenous (स्वदेशीय)

  • Pronunciation: in-dij-uh-nuhs/ इन्डिजनस
  • Part of Speech: Adjective
  • Meaning: originating or occurring naturally in a particular place; native
  • Synonyms: native, domestic, aboriginal, natural
  • Antonyms: foreign, alien, exotic, immigrant
  • Usage in a Sentence: Many of the indigenous insects are needed to pollinate the local plants.

7. Word: Transcend (श्रेष्ठ होना)

  • Pronunciation: tran-send/ट्रैन्सेन्ड
  • Part of Speech: Verb
  • Meaning
    a. to go further, rise above, or be more important or better than something, especially a limit
    b. to outdo or exceed in excellence
  • Synonyms: exceed, surpass, excel, beat, outdo
  • Antonyms: fail, cheat, lose, continue
  • Usage in a sentence: The best films are those which transcend national or cultural barriers.

8. WordRelentless (दयाहीन)

  • Pronunciation: ri-lent-lis/रिलेन्ट्लिस
  • Part of Speech: Adjective
  • Meaning:
    a. unceasingly intense.
    b. harsh or inflexible.
  • Synonyms:  persistent, severe
  • Antonyms: inexorable, inflexible
  • Usage in a Sentence: She could not bear the relentless music and turned down the volume.

9.  Word: Felled (काट डालना)

  • Pronunciation: feld/फेल
  • Part of Speech: Verb
  • Meaning:
    a. to knock someone down, especially in sports
    b. to cut down a tree
  • Synonyms: cut down, knock down, drop
  • Antonyms: amassed, darted, dashed
  • Usage in a sentence: He eventually felled his opponent with a punch to the head.

10. Word: Thrive (उन्नति करना)

  • Pronunciation: thrahyv/थ्राइव
  • Part of Speech: Verb
  • Meaning:
    a. to prosper; be fortunate or successful.
    b. to grow or develop vigorously; flourish:
  • Synonyms: prosper; flourish, succeed, bloom, grow
  • Antonyms: decline, abort, fail, backfire, flop
  • Usage in a Sentence: Succulents thrive in polluted weather.


Practice here Daily Wordlist Quiz

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

  • turbulent
  • iconic
  • arduous
  • saddle
  • culmination

Exercise 2: Match the columns.

SR No.WordSynonym
1 Thrive Drop
2 Felled Persistent
3 Relentless  Flourish
4 Transcend  Aboriginal
5 Indigenous  Surpass

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: 1st February, 2022


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  • The important vocabulary words from The Hindu newspaper of 2nd February, 2022 are transcend, thrive, arduous etc.

  • You can download The Hindu Editorial vocabulary PDF of 2nd February, 2022 from the monthly capsule.

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