Daily Hindu Editorial Vocabulary Wordlist: 3rd November, 2022

By Shruti Kapoor|Updated : November 3rd, 2022

Daily updated The Hindu Editorial vocabulary words with their meanings dated 3rd November, 2022 are important for Bank, SSC, Railway & IAS exams. At BYJU’S Exam Prep, our Series is named "Daily Hindu Editorial Vocabulary Words List: 3rd November, 2022" to shape up your vocabulary from the newspaper wordlist.

With the help of a daily wordlist from the Hindu newspaper of 3rd November, 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 sear, awry  etc. which can be downloaded from the monthly PDF of The Hindu Editorial Vocabulary to strengthen your preparation.

Important Vocabulary from The Hindu Editorial: 3rd November, 2022

1. Word: Elite (उच्च वर्ग)

  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Pronunciation: ih-leet/ऐलीट
  • Meaning: a select group that is superior in terms of ability or qualities to the rest of a group or society.
  • Synonyms: nobility, prime
  • Antonyms: worst, ordinary
  • Use in a Sentence: Public opinion is influenced by the small elite who control the media.

2. Word: Anchor (सहारा देना)

  • Pronunciationang-ker/ ऐंगकर
  • Part of Speech: Noun, Verb
  • Meaning
    a. a heavy object attached to a cable or chain and used to moor a ship to the sea bottom, typically having a metal shank with a pair of curved, barbed flukes at one end.
    b. secure firmly in position.
    c. provide with a firm basis or foundation.
  • Synonyms: secure, fix, fasten
  • Antonyms: detach, loosen, release, exemption
  • Usage in a sentence: He described his wife as the emotional anchor of his life.

 3Word: Gruesome (कुरूप/भीषण)

  • Pronunciation: groo-suh m/ग्रूसम
  • Part of Speech: Adjective
  • Meaning:
    a. causing great horror; horribly repugnant; grisly
    b. full of or causing problems; distressing
  • Synonyms: grisly, ghastly, hideous, appalling
  • Antonyms: pretty, delightful, pleasant
  • Usage in a sentence: The newspaper article included a gruesome description of the murder.

4. Word: Stigmatise (कलंक लगाना)

  • Pronunciation: stig-muh-tahyz/ स्टिग्मटाइज़
  • Part of Speech: Verb
  • Meaning:
    a. to set some mark of disgrace or infamy upon:
    b. to mark with a stigma or brand.
    c. to produce stigmata, marks, spots, or the like, on.
  • Synonyms: denounce, defame, shame 
  • Antonyms: honor, acclaim, applaud
  • Usage in a sentence: The crime of the father stigmatized the whole family.

5. Word: Prejudice (पक्षपात)

  • Pronunciation: prej-uh-dis/प्रेजडिस
  • Part of Speech: Noun, Verb
  • Meaning:
    a. an unfavorable opinion or feeling formed beforehand or without knowledge, thought, or reason (Noun)
    b. any preconceived opinion or feeling, either favorable or unfavorable (Noun)
    c. unreasonable feelings, opinions, or attitudes, especially of a hostile nature, regarding an ethnic, racial, social, or religious group (Noun)
    d. damage or injury; detriment (Noun)
    e. someone or something that prejudices you influences you unfairly so that you form an unreasonable opinion about something (Verb)
  • Synonyms: bias, partiality, influence, discrimination
  • Antonyms: tolerance, fairness, justice, equity
  • Usage in a sentence: Laws against racial prejudice must be strictly enforced.

6. Word: Assault (आक्रमण करना)

  • Pronunciation: uh-sawlt/असॉल्ट
  • Part of Speech: Noun, Verb
  • Meaning:
    a. a violent attack (Noun)
    b. to make an assault upon; attack; assail (Verb)
  • Synonyms: attack, strike, assail, charge
  • Antonyms: defend, support, protect
  • Usage in a sentence: They launched an assault on the capital yesterday.

7. Word:  Impediment (अवरोध)

  • Pronunciation: im-ped-uh-muhnt/इम्पेडमन्ट
  • Part of Speech
  • Meaning:
    a. obstruction; hindrance; obstacle
    b. any physical defect that impedes normal or easy speech; a speech disorder
  • Synonyms: hindrance, obstacle, obstruction
  • Antonyms: advantage, benefit, help
  • Usage in a sentence: In a number of developing countries, war has been an additional impediment to progress.

8. Word: Conviction (अपराधी ठहराना)

  • Pronunciation: kuhn-vik-shuhn / कन्विक्शन
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning: 
    a. a formal declaration by the verdict of a jury or the decision of a judge in a court of law that someone is guilty of a criminal offence.
    b. a firmly held belief or opinion.
    c. the quality of showing that one is firmly convinced of what one believes or says.
  • Synonyms: sentence, judgement, belief, opinion, view, certainty, assurance
  • Antonyms: acquittal, amnesty, uncertainty
  • Usage in a sentence: 
    a. She appealed unsuccessfully against her conviction for murder.
    b. Certainly, the basis of our democracy is the conviction of the worth of the individual.

9. Word: Patriarchy (पितृतन्त्र)

  • Pronunciationpey-tree-ahr-kee/ पैट्रीआर्की
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning:
    a. a form of social organization in which the father is the supreme authority in the family, clan, or tribe and descent is reckoned in the male line, with the children belonging to the father's clan or tribe.
    b. a society, community, or country based on this social organization.
    c. a social system in which power is held by men, through cultural norms and customs that favour men and withhold opportunity from women:
  • Synonyms: patriarchic, male dominance, nobility
  • Antonyms: matriarchy, female empowerment, feminist
  • Usage in a sentence: The corporate glass ceiling is one consequence of patriarchy in education and business.

10. Word: Flimsy (कमज़ोर)

  • Pronunciationflim-zee/ फ्लिम्ज़ी
  • Part of Speech: Adjective
  • Meaning:
    a. without material strength or solidity:
    b. weak; inadequate; not effective or convincing:
    c. a thin kind of paper, especially for use in making several copies at a time of an article
    d. a copy of a report or dispatch on such paper.
  • Synonyms: fragile, weak, thin
  • Antonyms: strong, sturdy, tough
  • Usage in a sentence: The earthquake damaged the flimsy surface in no time.  

The Hindu Newspaper Vocabulary-Based Exercises: 3rd November, 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.

  • elite
  • anchor
  • gruesome
  • stigmatize
  • prejudice

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!

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 November, 2022


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