Daily Hindu Editorial Vocabulary Wordlist: 3rd October, 2023

By Shruti Kapoor|Updated : October 3rd, 2023

Daily updated The Hindu Editorial vocabulary words with their meanings dated 3rd October, 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 October, 2023, " to shape up your vocabulary from the newspaper wordlist.

With the help of a daily wordlist from the Hindu newspaper of 3rd October, 2023our 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 October, 2023

1. Word: Deluge (डुबोना)

  • Pronunciation: del-yooj/डेल्यूज
  • Part of Speech: Noun, Verb
  • Meaning:
    a. a great flood of water; inundation; flood (Noun)
    b. a drenching rain; downpour (Noun)
    c. anything that overwhelms like a flood (Noun)
    d. to flood; inundate (Verb)
  • Synonyms: flood, inundate, swamp, submerge
  • Antonyms: drought, drizzle, trickle
  • Usage in a sentence:  This little stream can become a deluge when it rains heavily.

2. WordGrapple (गुथना)

  • Pronunciation: grap-uhl/ ग्रैपल
  • Part of Speech: Verb
  • Meaning: engage in a close fight or struggle without weapons; wrestle.
  • Synonyms: grasp, wrestle, clutch
  • Antonyms: release, free
  • Usage in a sentence: The new government is yet to grapple with the problem of air pollution.

 3. WordSpectrum (विस्तृत श्रेणी)

  • Pronunciation: spek-truhm/स्पेक्ट्रम
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning: 
    a. (Physics)an array of entities, as light waves or particles, ordered in accordance with the magnitudes of a common physical property, as wavelength or mass: often the band of colors produced when sunlight is passed through a prism, comprising red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo, and violet
    b. (Physics) this band or series of colors together with extensions at the ends that are not visible to the eye, but that can be studied by means of photography, heat effects, etc., and that are produced by the dispersion of radiant energy other than ordinary light rays.Compare band spectrum, electromagnetic spectrum, mass spectrum
    c. a broad range of varied but related ideas or objects, the individual features of which tend to overlap so as to form a continuous series or sequence
  • Synonyms: range, gamut, scope
  • Antonyms: monochromatic
  • Usage in a sentence: He was held in great affection by people across the political spectrum.

4. WordVagaries (अनिश्चितताएं)

  • Pronunciation: vuh-gair-ee/वैगरीज़
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning: an unexpected and inexplicable change in a situation or in someone's behaviour.
  • Synonyms: whims, urges, temper
  • Antonyms: consistency, evenness
  • Use in a Sentence: Because Kim has a bipolar disorder, she is known to display a vagary without any warning.

5. Word: Spatial (स्थान-विषयक )

  • Pronunciation: spey-shuh l/स्पैशल
  • Part of Speech: Adjective
  • Meaning:
    a. relating to the position, area, and size of things
    b. existing or occurring in space; having extension in space
  • Synonyms: space, spacial, space-based, dimensional
  • Antonyms: non-spatial, temporal
  • Usage in a sentence: This task is designed to test children's spatial awareness.

6. Word: Efficacy (प्रभाव)

  • Pronunciation: ef-i-kuh-see/ एफिकैसी
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning:
    a. capacity for producing a desired result or effect; effectiveness:
  • Synonyms: potency, efficiency, effectiveness
  • Antonyms: inefficiency, weakness, failure
  • Usage in a sentence: Many therapists consider laughter to be a remedy of great efficacy.

7. Word: Disruption (खलल)

  • Pronunciation: dis-ruhp-shuhn/ डिस्रप्शन
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning:
    a. forcible separation or division into parts.
    b. a disrupted condition:
    c. Business. a radical change in an industry, business strategy, etc., especially involving the introduction of a new product or service that creates a new market:
  • Synonyms: disturbance, interruption, disorder
  • Antonyms: order, structure, harmony
  • Usage in a sentence: Globalization and the rapid advance of technology are major causes of business disruption.

8. Word: Shortfall (अभाव)

  • Pronunciation: shawrt-fawl/ शॉर्ट्फॉल
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning:
    a. the quantity or extent by which something falls short; deficiency; shortage.
    b. the act or fact of falling short.
  • Synonyms: deficit, deficiency, paucity
  • Antonyms: plethora, adequacy, excess
  • Usage in a sentenceShortfall of rain has caused huge losses to farmers this year.

9. Word: Venture (व्यापार)

  • Pronunciation: ven-cher/ वेन्चर
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning:
    a. an undertaking involving uncertainty as to the outcome, especially a risky or dangerous one:
    b. proceed somewhere despite the risk of possible dangers
    c. a business enterprise or speculation in which something is risked in the hope of profit; a commercial or other speculation:
  • Synonyms: enterprise, risk, adventure
  • Antonyms: protection, security, safety
  • Usage in a sentence: Their newest venture allows you to order their products online.

10. Word: Proclamation (ऐलान)

  • Pronunciation: prok-luh-mey-shuhn/ प्राक्लमैशन
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning:
    a. the formal act of proclaiming; giving public notice
    b. a formal public statement
  • Synonyms: promulgation, declaration, edict
  • Antonyms: secret, hiding disguise
  • Usage in a sentence: His promulgation of the policy proved to be premature. 

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

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!

  • deluge
  • grapple
  • spectrum
  • vagaries
  • spatial

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 October, 2023


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