Daily Hindu Editorial Vocabulary Wordlist: 2nd April, 2023

By Shruti Kapoor|Updated : April 2nd, 2023

Daily updated The Hindu Editorial vocabulary words with their meanings dated 2nd  April, 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  April, 2023 " to shape up your vocabulary from the newspaper wordlist.

With the help of a daily wordlist from the Hindu newspaper of 2nd  April, 2023 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. which can be downloaded from the monthly PDF of The Hindu Editorial Vocabulary to strengthen your preparation.

Important Vocabulary from The Hindu Editorial: 2nd  April, 2023

1. Word: Futile (निरर्थक)

  • Pronunciation: fyoot-l/ फ्यूटल
  • Part of Speech: Adjective
  • Meaning: incapable of producing any useful result; pointless
  • Synonyms: useless, unavailing, ineffective, fruitless
  • Antonyms: productive, useful, fruitful
  • Usage in a Sentence: Trying to please other people is largely a futile activity.

2. Word: Mitigate (घटाना)

  • Pronunciation: mit-i-geyt/ मिटिगेट
  • Part of Speech: Verb
  • Meaning: 
    a. make (something bad) less severe, serious, or painful.
    b. lessen the gravity of (an offence or mistake).
  • Synonyms: alleviate, ease, relieve, diminish
  • Antonyms: aggravate, incite, intensify
  • Usage in a Sentence: Governments should endeavour to mitigate anxiety.

3. Word: Backlash (प्रतिक्षेप)

  • Pronunciation: bak-lash/ बैक्लैश
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning: a strong negative reaction by a large number of people, especially to social or political development.
  • Synonyms: recoil, rebound, repercussion
  • Usage in a sentence: The government is facing an angry backlash from voters over the new tax.

4. Word: Stringent (सख्त)

  • Pronunciationstrin-juh nt/ स्ट्रिन्जन्ट
  • Part of Speech: Adjective
  • Meaning:  (of regulations, requirements, or conditions) strict, precise, and exacting
  • Synonyms: harsh, rigorous, severe
  • Antonyms: tolerant, flexible, lenient
  • Usage in a Sentence: He failed to convene the stringent selection criteria.

5. Word: Imposition (अधिरोपण)

  • Pronunciation: im-puh-zish-uh n/ इम्पज़िशन
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning:
    a. the action or process of imposing something or of being imposed.
    b. a thing that is imposed, in particular, an unfair or unwelcome demand or burden.
  • Synonyms: imposing, burden, load, onus
  • Antonyms: absolve, abdicate
  • Usage in a sentence: Several reasons were put forward to justify the imposition of censorship.

6. Word: Deterrence (निवारण)

  • Pronunciation: dih-tur-uh ns/ डिटरन्स
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning: the action of discouraging an action or event through instilling doubt or fear of the consequences.
  • Synonyms: obstruction, prevention, dissuasion
  • Antonyms: incentive, support, encouragement
  • Usage in a sentence: The author argues that deterrence is no longer the best way to prevent war.

7. Word: Concessionaire (ग्राही)

  • Pronunciation: kuh n-sesh-uh-nair/ कन्सेशनेर
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning: the holder of a concession or grant, especially for the use of land or commercial premises or for trading rights.
  • Synonyms: grantee, operator, licensee, dealer
  • Usage in a Sentence: Under the terms of the contract, the government, not the concessionaire, is responsible for carrying out the work needed to prevent mudslides.

8. Word: Liable (अधीन)

  • Pronunciationlahy-uh-buhl/ लाइअबल
  • Part of Speech: Adjective
  • Meaning:
    a. responsible by law; legally answerable.
    b. likely to experience (something undesirable).
  • Synonyms: responsible, accountable, answerable, subject
  • Antonyms: irresponsible, unlikely, improbable, unaccountable
  • Usage in a Sentence: If someone gets hurt on your property, you could be held liable.

9. Word: Ambit (क्षेत्र)

  • Pronunciation: am-bit/ ऐम्बिट
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning: the scope, extent, or bounds of something.
  • Synonyms: range, scope, periphery, orbit
  • Antonyms: Center, Forefront, Area
  • Use in a Sentence: The cricket crowd of sufficient size is within the ambit of the section.

10. Word: Impunity (दण्ड से मुक्ति)

  • Pronunciation: im-pyoo-ni-tee/ इम्प्यूनिटी
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning: exemption from punishment or freedom from the injurious consequences of an action.
  • Synonyms: exemption, immunity, emancipation
  • Antonyms: custody, correction
  • Usage in a sentence: A general sense of impunity has added greatly to this situation.

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

  • Liable
  • Impunity
  • Deterrence
  • Imposition
  • Stringent
  • Mitigate

Exercise 2: Match the columns.

SR No.WordsSynonyms

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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 March, 2023


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