Daily Hindu Editorial Vocabulary Wordlist: 2nd January, 2023

By Shruti Kapoor|Updated : January 2nd, 2023

Daily updated The Hindu Editorial vocabulary words with their meanings dated 2nd January, 2023 are important for Bank, SSC, Railway & IAS exams. At BYJU’S Exam Prep, our Series is named "Daily Hindu Editorial Vocabulary Words List: 2nd January, 2023" to shape up your vocabulary from the newspaper wordlist.

With the help of a daily wordlist from the Hindu newspaper of 2nd January, 2023 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  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 January, 2023

1. Word: Concerted (अनुकूल)

  • Pronunciation: kuhn-sur-tid/ कन्सर्टिड
  • Part of Speech: Adjective
  • Meaning: jointly arranged or carried out; coordinated.
  • Synonyms: combined, harmonious, conjunctive
  • Antonyms: separate, unilateral
  • Usage in a sentence: There has been a concerted campaign against the proposals.

2. Word: Advent (आगमन) 

  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning: the arrival of a notable person or thing 
  • Pronunciation: ऐड्वेन्ट (ad-vent)
  • Synonyms: Coming, Arrival, Emergence
  • Antonyms: Leave, Departure, Exit
  • Use in a Sentence: The advent of the steam engine brought about a transformation in the outlook towards transportation. 

 3. Word: Retreat (निर्णय बदलना)

  • Pronunciation: ri-treet/रीट्रीट
  • Part of Speech: Verb/Noun
  • Meaning:
    a. an act of changing one's mind or plans as a result of criticism or difficulty. [Noun]
    b. (of an army) withdraw from enemy forces as a result of their superior power or after a defeat. [verb]
    c. withdraw to a quiet or secluded place. [verb]
  • Synonyms: recede, depart
  • Antonyms: remain, progression
  • Usage in a Sentence: The man made a tactful retreat before they started arguing.

4. Word: Hitherto (अब तक)

  • Pronunciationhith -er-too/हिदर्टू
  • Part of Speech: Adverb
  • Meaning: until now or until the point in time under discussion.
  • Synonyms: yet, so far, till date
  • Antonyms: currently, instantly, recently
  • Usage in a Sentence: All attempts to make hydrogen enter into stable chemical union have hitherto proved unsuccessful.

5. Word: Coincide (एक ही समय में होना)

  • Pronunciation: koh-in-sahyd/ कोइन्साइड
  • Part of Speech: Verb
  • Meaning:
    a. to occupy the same place in space, the same point or period in time, or the same relative position:
    b. to correspond exactly, as in nature, character, etc.:
    c. to agree or concur, as in thought or opinion:
  • Synonyms: concur, correspond, tally 
  •  Antonyms: disagree, diverge, clash 
  • Usage in a sentence: The centres of concentric circles coincide.

6. Word: Noxious (हानिकारक)

  • Pronunciation: nok-shuhs/नाक्शस
  • Part of Speech: Adjective
  • Meaning: harmful, poisonous, or very unpleasant.
  • Synonyms: pernicious, toxic, baneful
  • Antonyms: salubrious, curative, healthy
  • Usage in a Sentence: We must trace the source of these noxious gases.

7. WordStubble (चारा)

  • Pronunciationstuhb-uhl/स्टबल
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning: the cut stalks of cereal plants left sticking out of the ground after the grain is harvested
  • Synonyms: stalks, straw
  • Usage in a sentence: He was crossing a field filled with stubble.

8. Word: Spike (भेदना)

  • Pronunciation: spahyk/ स्पाइक
  • Part of Speech: Noun, Verb
  • Meaning: 
    a. a thin, pointed piece of metal, wood, or another rigid material. [Noun]
    b. impale on or pierce with a sharp point. [Verb]
  • Synonyms: spear, pin, impale, fasten
  • Antonyms: detach, release, unfasten, loosen
  • Usage in a Sentence: The murder weapon was a frozen spike and it melted in the steam room.

9. Word: Harried (परेशान)

  • Pronunciationhar-eed/हेरीड
  • Part of Speech: Adjective
  • Meaning:
    a. feeling strained as a result of having demands persistently made on one
  • Synonyms: annoyed, harassed, vexed
  • Antonyms: calm, untroubled
  • Usage in a sentence: He spent the day feeling harried and unproductive.

10Word: Dispensation (वितरण)

  • Pronunciation: dis-puh n-sey-shuh-n
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning: 
    a. exemption from a rule or usual requirement.
    b. a political, religious, or social system prevailing at a particular time.
  • Synonyms: liberty, distribution
  • Antonyms: denial, limitation
  • Usage in Sentence: They saw signs of new dispensation everywhere.

The Hindu Newspaper Vocabulary-Based Exercises: 2nd January, 2023

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!

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!

  • concerted
  • advent 
  • retreat
  • hitherto 
  • coincide

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: 31st December,, 2022


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