Daily Hindu Editorial Vocabulary Wordlist: 30th December, 2022

By Shruti Kapoor|Updated : December 30th, 2022

Daily updated The Hindu Editorial vocabulary words with their meanings dated 30th December, 2022 are important for Bank, SSC, Railway & IAS exams. At BYJU’S Exam Prep, our Series is named "Daily Hindu Editorial Vocabulary Words List: 30th December, 2022" to shape up your vocabulary from the newspaper wordlist.

With the help of a daily wordlist from the Hindu newspaper of 30th December, 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  etc. which can be downloaded from the monthly PDF of The Hindu Editorial Vocabulary to strengthen your preparation.

Important Vocabulary from The Hindu Editorial: 30th December, 2022

1. WordOust (बेदखल करना)

  • Pronunciation: oust/आउस्ट
  • Part of Speech: Verb
  • Meaning: drive out or expel (someone) from a position or place.
  • Synonyms: dismiss, banish, depose
  • Antonyms: appoint, promote, elevate
  • Usage in a Sentence: The party needs around 200 votes to oust the government and postpone elections.

2. Word: Mandate (आदेश देना)

  • Pronunciationman-deyt/मैन्डेट
  • Part of Speech: Noun, Verb
  • Meaning: 
    a. an official order or commission to do something. [Noun]
    b. give (someone) authority to act in a certain way. [Verb]
  • Synonyms: order, command, instruction
  • Antonyms: prohibit, abolish, denial
  • Usage in a Sentence: The organization was chosen with a mandate to reduce the size of government.

 3Word: Acrimonious (कटुतापूर्ण)

  • Pronunciation: ak-ruh-moh-nee-uh s/ ऐक्रमोनीअस
  • Part of Speech: Adjective
  • Meaning: (typically of speech or discussion) angry and bitter
  • Synonyms: bitter, caustic, sarcastic, harsh
  • Antonyms: kind, agreeable, peaceable, pleasant
  • Usage in a Sentence: Their marriage ended eight years ago in an acrimonious divorce..

4. Word: Obscenity (बेहूदापन) 

  • Pronunciation: ob-scen-i-ty/ अब्सेनिटी
  • Part of speech: Noun
  • Meaning: the state or quality of being offensive or disgusting by accepted standards of morality and decency.
  • Synonyms: indecency, evil, vulgarity, smut
  • Antonyms: right, decency, dignity, morality
  • Usage in a sentence: The book of the famous writer was banned for obscenity.

5. Word: Discreet (विचारशील) 

  • Pronunciation: di-skreet/ डिस्क्रीट
  • Part of speech: Adjective  
  • Meaning: to be very careful before making some important decision
  • Synonyms: careful, cautious , politic, diplomatic.
  • Antonyms: careless , tactless , indiscreet 
  • Usage in a sentence: The company should be discreet in its approach to avoid any leakage of information.

6. Word: Restraint (नियंत्रण)

  • Pronunciation: ri-streynt/रीस्ट्रैन्ट
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning: 
    a. a measure or condition that keeps someone or something under control.
    b. unemotional, dispassionate, or moderate behaviour; self-control.
  • Synonyms:  self-discipline, control
  • Antonyms: freedom, allowance
  • Usage in Sentence: The girl showed great restraint  by not crying.

7. Word: Adversary (प्रतिवादी)

  • Pronunciation: ad-ver-ser-ee / ऐड्वर्सेरी
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning: one's opponent in a contest, conflict, or dispute.
  • Synonyms: opponent, competitor, enemy
  • Antonyms: friend, ally, supporter
  • Usage in a sentence: He saw her as his main adversary within the company.

8. Word: Coalition (सम्मिलन)

  • Pronunciation: koh-uh-lish-uh n/कोअलिशन
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning: a temporary alliance for combined action, especially of political parties forming a government.
  • Synonyms: alliance, union, partnership
  • Antonyms: isolation, discord, separation
  • Usage in a Sentence: The two bodies have merged to form a coalition.

9. Word: Cordial (स्नेहपूर्ण)

  • Pronunciation: kawr-juhl/कॉर्जल
  • Part of Speech: Adjective
  • Meaning:
    a. courteous and gracious; friendly; warm
    b. strongly felt.
  • Synonyms: genial, amiable, cheerful, sociable
  • Antonyms: hostile, rude, aloof, rigid
  • Usage in Sentence: We should maintain cordial relations with our neighbors.

10. Word: Cohesion (संसक्त)

  • Pronunciation: koh-hee-sion/ कोहीश़न
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning: characterized by or causing cohesion.
  • Synonyms: coherence, unification, union, integration
  • Antonyms: division, detachment, disunion, fragmentation
  • Usage in a sentence: The cohesion among the members of their tribe is exemplary.

The Hindu Newspaper Vocabulary-Based Exercises: 30th December, 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!

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!

  • oust
  • mandate 
  • acrimonious
  • obscenity 
  • discreet

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: 27th December,, 2022


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