Daily Hindu Editorial Vocabulary Wordlist: 3rd May, 2023

By Shruti Kapoor|Updated : May 3rd, 2023

Daily updated The Hindu Editorial vocabulary words with their meanings dated 3rd May, 2023 are important for Bank, SSC, Railway & IAS exams. At BYJU’S Exam Prep, our Series is named "Daily Hindu Editorial Vocabulary Words List: 3rd May, 2023 " to shape up your vocabulary from the newspaper wordlist.

With the help of a daily wordlist from the Hindu newspaper of 3rd May, 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: 3rd May, 2023

1. Word: Manifesto (घोषणापत्र)

  • Pronunciation: man-uh-fes-toh/ मैनिफेस्टो
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning: a public declaration of policy and aims, especially one issued before an election by a political party or candidate
  • Synonyms: platform, programme, declaration, proclamation, pronouncement
  • Antonyms: concealment, entreat
  • Usage in Sentence: The dictator wrote a manifesto defending his country’s isolation from the rest of the world.

2. Word: Crescendo (सर्वोच्च वृद्धि)

  • Pronunciation: cres-endo
  • Part of Speech: Noun 
  • Meaning:
    the topmost increase in size or intensity
  • Synonyms: extreme, extremity, tip,apex, climax
  • Antonyms: bottom, nadir, base
  • Usage in a sentence: The audience’s applause hit an ear-piercing crescendo when the talk show host came through the curtains.

 3WordAmplify (बढ़ाना)

  • Pronunciation: am-pluh-fahy/ऐम्प्लफाइ
  • Part of Speech: Verb
  • Meaning: enlarge upon or add detail to (a story or statement)
  • Synonyms: expand, magnify, augment
  • Antonyms: reduce, shorten, abridge
  • Usage in a Sentence: You must amplify your effort by working a lot harder.

4. Word: Decibel (तरंगों की तीव्रता का माप)

  • Pronunciation: des-uh-bel/डेसबेल
  • Part of Speech
  • Meaning
    a. a unit for measuring the loudness of sound
  • Synonyms: acoustic, babel, sound unit
  • Usage in a sentence: The decibel levels of this new layer of site exploration needed careful consideration.

5. Word: Largesse (दानशीलता)

  • Pronunciation: largess/लार्श़ेस
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning:
    a. willingness to give money, or money given to poor people by rich people
    b. the generous bestowal of gifts, favours, or money
    c. the things so bestowed
    d. generosity of spirit or attitude
  • Synonyms: charity, munificence, generosity
  • Antonyms: avarice, greed
  • Usage in a sentence: The medical foundation will be the main beneficiary of the millionaire's largesse.

6. Word: Slew (अधिक संख्या)

  • Pronunciation
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning: a large number or quantity of something
  • Synonyms: oodles, heap, plurality, many, multitude, lot
  • Antonyms: handful, smattering, deficiency, dearth
  • Use in a Sentence: Dipak Misra sworn in as chief justice of India, inherited a slew of challenges.

7. Word: Nepotism (कुलपक्षपात)

  • Pronunciation: nep-uh-tiz-uh m/नेपटिज़म
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning:
    a. patronage bestowed or favoritism shown on the basis of family relationship, as in business and politics
  • Synonyms: bias, favoritism, partiality
  • Antonyms: justice, fairness
  • Usage in a sentence: He was guilty of nepotism and corruption.

8.  Word: Hostile (शत्रुतापूर्ण)

  • Pronunciation: hos-tl/हास्टाइल
  • Part of Speech: Adjective
  • Meaning
    a. of, relating to, or characteristic of an enemy
    b. opposed in feeling, action, or character; antagonistic
    c. characterized by antagonism
    d. not friendly, warm, or generous; not hospitable
  • Synonyms: unfriendly, aggressive, antagonistic
  • Antonyms: friendly, kind, warmhearted
  • Usage in a sentence: The president had a hostile reception in Ohio this morning.

9. Word: Strident (कर्कश)

  • Pronunciation: strahyd-nt/ स्ट्राइडन्ट
  • Part of Speech: Adjective
  • Meaning
    a. (of a sound) loud and harsh; grating.
    b. presenting a point of view, especially a controversial one, in an excessively forceful way.
  • Synonyms: harsh, shrill, raucous, penetrating, piercing
  • Antonyms: soft, melodious, mild, gentle
  • Usage in a Sentence: The strident tone in his voice revealed his anger.

10. Word: Trample (कूचलना)

  • Pronunciation: tram-puhl/ट्रैम्पल
  • Part of Speech: Verb/Noun
  • Meaning:
    a. to tread or step heavily and noisily; stamp.(Verb)
    b. to domineer harshly over; crush: (Verb)
    c. the act of trampling (Noun)
  • Synonyms: crush, tread, squash
  • Antonyms: assist, heal
  • Usage in a sentence: Somebody trampled all over my flowerbeds! 

Practice here Daily Wordlist Quiz

The Hindu Newspaper Vocabulary Based Exercises: 3rd May, 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!

  • manifesto
  • crescendo
  • amplify
  • decibel
  • largesse

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: 2nd May, 2023


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