Daily Hindu Editorial Vocabulary Wordlist: 31st December, 2022

By Shruti Kapoor|Updated : December 31st, 2022

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

With the help of a daily wordlist from the Hindu newspaper of 31st 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: 31st December, 2022

1. WordCurb (नियंत्रण करना)

  • Part of Speech: Noun, Verb
  • Pronunciation: kurb/कर्ब
  • Meaning: a check or restraint on something.
  • Synonyms: inhibit, hinder
  • Antonyms: encourage, support
  • Usage in a Sentence: We are trying to keep a curb on their activities.

2. Word: Manifest (स्पष्ट करना)

  • Pronunciation: /मैनफेस्ट
  • Part of Speech: Adjective, Noun
  • Meaning: 
    a. clear or obvious to the eye or mind. [Adjective]
    b. show (a quality or feeling) by one's acts or appearance; demonstrate. [Verb]
  • Synonyms: evident, exhibit
  • Antonyms: vague, obscure
  • Usage in a Sentence: You manifest what you believe, not what you want.

 3Word: Adverse (प्रतिकूल)

  • Pronunciation: ad-vurs/ ऐड्वर्स
  • Part of Speech: Adjective
  • Meaning: preventing success or development; harmful; unfavourable
  • Synonyms: contrary, unfavourable, detrimental
  • Antonyms: favourable, helpful, good
  • Usage in a Sentence: Despite the adverse conditions, the road was finished in just eight months.

4. Phrase: Ramp up (बढ़ाना)

  • Pronunciation: ramp up/रैंप अप
  • Part of Speech
  • Meaning:
    a. to increase or cause to increase
    b. (intr) to increase the effort involved in a process
  • Synonyms: build up, work up, progress, fortify
  • Antonyms: corrode
  • Usage in a Sentence: The company announced plans to ramp up production to 10,000 units per month.

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5. Word: Plausible (विश्वसनीय)

  • Pronunciation: plaw-zuh-buh l/प्लॉज़बल
  • Part of Speech: Adjective
  • Meaning: seeming reasonable or probable.
  • Synonyms: believable, reasonable, credible
  • Antonyms: unlikely, unbelievable, flimsy, implausible
  • Usage in a Sentence: This is a very plausible piece of information.

6. 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.

7. Word: Replicate (दोहराया जाना)

  • Pronunciation: rep-li-kit / रेप्लकिट
  • Part of Speech: Verb
  • Meaning: make an exact copy of; reproduce.
  • Synonyms: duplicate, copy, reproduce
  • Antonyms: manufacture
  • Usage in a sentence: Researchers tried many times to replicate the original experiment.

8. Word: Placebo (प्रयोगिक औषध)

  • Pronunciation: pluh-see-boh/प्लसीबो
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning:
    a. a substance given to someone who is told that it is a particular medicine, either to make that person feel as if they are getting better or to compare the effect of the particular medicine when given to others
    b. something that is given to try to satisfy a person who has not been given the thing they really want
  • Synonyms: antidote, fixes, controlled trial
  • Antonyms: virus
  • Usage in a sentence: She was only given a placebo, but she claimed she got better - that's the placebo effect.

9. Word: Hoop (कुण्डा)

  • Pronunciation: hoop/हूप
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning:
    a. a ring of wood, metal, or plastic
  • Synonyms: ring, circle, loop, circlet
  • Usage in a sentence: The dogs had been trained to jump through hoops.

10. Phrase: Close on the heels (अगला,निकटतम)

  • Part of Speech: Phrase
  • Meaning:
    a. following close behind someone or something
    b. happening soon after another event
  • Synonyms: Next to, near to, not far away, local, close
  • Usage in a sentence: Her second movie followed close on the heels of her successful film debut.

The Hindu Newspaper Vocabulary-Based Exercises: 31st 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!

  • Placebo
  • Close on the heels
  • Curb
  • Manifest
  • Adverse

Exercise 2: Match the columns.

SR No.WordSynonym
1 duplicate union
2 alliance copy
3 isolation believable
4 encourage discord
5 credible support

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: 30th December,, 2022


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