Daily Hindu Editorial Vocabulary Wordlist: 31st August, 2022

By Sanskriti Bisht|Updated : August 31st, 2022

Daily updated The Hindu Editorial vocabulary words with their meanings dated 31st 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: 31st August, 2022" to shape up your vocabulary from the newspaper wordlist.

With the help of a daily wordlist from the Hindu newspaper of 31st 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  resonate, unviable  etc. which can be downloaded from the monthly PDF of The Hindu Editorial Vocabulary to strengthen your preparation.

Important Vocabulary from The Hindu Editorial: 31st August, 2022

1. Word: Incumbent (पदाधिकारी)

  • Pronunciation: in-kuhm-buh nt/इन्कम्बन्ट
  • Part of Speech: Adjective, Noun
  • Meaning: 
    a. holding an indicated position, role, office, etc., currently (Verb)
    b. obligatory (often followed by on or upon) (Verb)
    c. the holder of an office (Noun)
    d. a person or business that holds a particular position in a company, market, industry, etc. at the present time (Noun)
  • Synonyms: occupant, holder, obligatory, binding
  • Antonyms: non current, dispensable
  • Usage in a sentence: The incumbent president faces problems which began many years before he took office.

2. Word: Turmoil (खलबली)

  • Pronunciation: tur-moil/टर्मॉइल
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning: a state of great disturbance, confusion, or uncertainty.      
  • Synonyms: disorder, clutter, chaos, mess
  • Antonyms: calm, peace, structure
  • Use in a Sentence: His mind was in a state of constant turmoil.

3. Word: Mantle (ढकना/दायित्व)

  • Pronunciation: man-tl/मैन्टल
  • Part of Speech: Noun, Verb
  • Meaning: 
    a. an important role or responsibility that passes from one person to another. [Noun]
    b. cloak or envelop. [Verb]
  • Synonyms: onus, job, conceal, hide
  • Antonyms: give insight, make public
  • Use in a Sentence: He has been asked to take on the mantle of managing director in the new office.

4. WordHelm (नियंत्रण)

  • Pronunciation: helm/हेल्म
  • Part of Speech
  • Meaning:
    a. a wheel or tiller by which a ship is steered (Noun)
    b. the entire steering apparatus of a ship (Noun)
    c. the place or post of control (Noun)
    d. to steer; direct (Verb)
  • Synonyms: control, tiller, rudder
  • Antonyms: uncontrolled, muddle, rebellion
  • Usage in a sentence: In January, a new president will take the helm.

5. Word: Cast a shadow over (फीका कर देना)

  • Pronunciation: kast- a -shad-oh -oh-ver/ कास्ट अ  शैडो
  • Meaning: To fill a place with sadness, grief, dread, or any strong negative emotion
  • Synonyms: overshadow, obscure, darken
  • Antonyms: light up, encourage, illuminate
  • Usage in Sentence: The child's sudden death cast a dark shadow over the house.

6. Word: Facilitate (सहज करना)

  • Pronunciation: fuh-sil-i-teyt/फसिलिटेट
  • Part of Speech: Verb
  • Meaning:
    a. to make easier or less difficult; help forward (an action, a process, etc.):
    b. to assist the progress of (a person).
  • Synonyms: assist, ease, alleviate
  • Antonyms: hinder, obstruct, hinder
  • Usage in a sentence: Careful planning facilitates any kind of work.

 7. Word: Revamp (पुनर्निर्माण करना)

  • Pronunciation: ree-vamp/ रीवैम्प
  • Part of Speech: Verb, Noun
  • Meaning
    a. give new and improved form, structure, or appearance to. (Verb)
    b. an act of improving the form, structure, or appearance of something. (Noun)
  • Synonyms: overhaul, repair, refurbish, renovate, restore
  • Antonyms: destroy, damage, vandalize, injure
  • Usage in a Sentence: The soaring cost of drugs has been a part of the growing national debate about revamping U.S. health care.

8. Word: Allay (कम कर देना)

  • Pronunciationuh-ley/अलै
  • Part of Speech: Verb
  • Meaning:
    a. diminish or put at rest (fear, suspicion, or worry).
    b. relieve or alleviate (pain or hunger).
  • Synonyms:  reduce, decrease, lessen
  • Antonyms: provoke, intensify, aggravate
  • Usage in a Sentence: The government is enthusiastic to allay the public's fears.

9. Word: Coterie (मंडली)

  • Pronunciation: coat-rie/ कोटरी
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning:
    a. a small group of people with shared interests or tastes, especially one that is exclusive of other people.
  • Synonyms: clique, set, gang, band, pack, crew
  • Usage in a sentence: The president’s coterie of advisers was unable to offer him a solution to the national problem.

10. Word: Ignominy (अपकीर्ति)

  • Pronunciationig-nuh-min-ee/ इग्नोमिनी
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning: public shame or disgrace.
  • Synonyms: shame, disgrace, disrepute, infamy
  • Antonyms: honour, pride, dignity, glory
  • Usage in a sentence: She had to endure the ignominy of being forced to resign.

Practice here Daily Wordlist Quiz

The Hindu Newspaper Vocabulary Based Exercises: 31st 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!

  • incumbent
  • turmoil
  • mantle
  • helm
  • cast a shadow

Exercise 2: Match the columns.

SR No.WordSynonym

Share your answers in the comment section. 

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