Daily Hindu Editorial Vocabulary Wordlist: 3rd September, 2022

By Sanskriti Bisht|Updated : September 3rd, 2022

Daily updated The Hindu Editorial vocabulary words with their meanings dated 3rd September, 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 September, 2022" to shape up your vocabulary from the newspaper wordlist.

With the help of a daily wordlist from the Hindu newspaper of 3rd September, 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: 3rd September, 2022

1. Word: Ostensibly (काल्पनिक रूप से)

  • Pronunciation: o-sten-suh-buh l/ ओस्तेंसिब्ली
  • Part of Speech: Adverb
  • Meaning: as appears or is stated to be true, though not necessarily so; apparently
  • Synonyms: apparently, seemingly, allegedly, superficially
  • Antonyms: truly, improbably, unlikely
  • Usage in a SentenceOstensibly he was on a business trip, but he spent most of the time on the beach.

2. Word: Headwinds (विपरीत परिस्थितियां)

  • Part of Speech: Adjective
  • Meaning:
    a wind that blows in the opposite direction to the one in which you are moving.
  • Pronunciation: hed-wind/हेड्विन्ड्ज़
  • Synonyms: against the current, gust, upwind
  • Antonyms: downwind
  • Usage in a Sentence: Donald Trump is facing political headwinds, including from his own base.

3. Word: Bulwark (बांध, रक्षण-साधन)

  • Pronunciation: bool-werk/बुल्वर्क
  • Part of Speech: Noun, Verb
  • Meaning
    a. something that protects you from dangerous or unpleasant situations (Noun)
    b. to fortify or protect with a bulwark(barrier) (Verb)
    c. any person or thing giving strong support or encouragement in time of need, danger, or doubt (Noun)
    d. a wall of earth or other material built for defense (Noun)
  • Synonyms: wall, rampart, dike, barrier
  • Antonyms: fragility, massacre, expose
  • Usage in a sentence: My savings were to be a bulwark against unemployment. 

4. Word: Becalm (शांत करना)

  • Pronunciation: bih-kahm/ बिकाम 
  • Part of Speech: Verb
  • Meaning: leave (a sailing ship) unable to move through lack of wind.
  • Synonyms: calm, settle, quiet, still
  • Antonyms: flabbergast, agitate, worry, fume, disquiet
  • Usage in a sentence: Becalmed at last, she slept soundly for the first time in weeks.

5. Word: Erratic (अनियमित)

  • Pronunciation: ih-rat-ik/ इरैटिक
  • Part of Speech: Adjective
  • Meaning: not even or regular in pattern or movement; unpredictable.
  • Synonyms: irregular, unpredictable, fickle, capricious, inconstant
  • Antonyms: regular, predictable, consistent, unchanging
  • Usage in a Sentence: Because of your erratic attendance at practice, you're in danger of being cut from the team.

6. WordOnus (दायित्व)

  • Pronunciation: oh-nuh s/ ओनस
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning: Something that is one's duty or responsibility.
  • Synonyms: responsibility, liability, obligation
  • Antonyms: help, irresponsibility, impassiveness
  • Usage in a Sentence: The onus is on employers of the company to follow all the safety laws.

7. Word: Anomaly (अनियम)

  • Pronunciation: ə-ˈnä-mə-lē/अनामली
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning: something that deviates from what is standard, normal, or expected.
  • Synonyms: exception, abnormality
  • Antonyms: usual, standard, normal
  • Usage in a Sentence: They regarded the test results as an anomaly.

8. Word: Fraught (भरपूर)

  • Pronunciation: frawt/फ्रॉट
  • Part of Speech: Adjective
  • Meaning:
    a. full of (unpleasant things such as problems or dangers)
  • Synonyms: abounding, abundant, distressing, disturbing
  • Antonyms: bare, barren, blank, devoid, empty, calming, comfortable
  • Usage in a sentence: Writing about science at a popular level is a task fraught with difficulty.

9. Word: Depreciation (अवमूल्यन)

  • Pronunciation: dih-pree-shee-ey-shuh n/डिप्रीशीऐशन
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning:
    a. a reduction in the value of an asset over time, due in particular to wear and tear.
    b. a decrease in the value of a currency relative to other currencies.
  • Synonyms: derogation, reduction, slander
  • Antonyms: appreciation, rehabilitation, rise
  • Usage in a Sentence: These changes have greatly depreciated the value of the home.

10. Word: Tame (अनुकूल बनाना)

  • Pronunciation: teym/टेम 
  • Part of Speech: Adjective, Verb
  • Meaning: 
    a. changed from the wild or savage state; domesticated (Adjective)
    b. without shyness, as if domesticated (Adjective)
    c. to deprive of courage, ardor, or zest (Verb)
  • Synonyms: subdue, docile, train
  • Antonyms: violent, fierce, savage
  • Usage in a sentence: After a few months' contact the monkeys become very tame.

Practice here Daily Wordlist Quiz

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

  • onus
  • anomaly
  • fraught
  • depreciation
  • tame

Exercise 2: Match the columns.

SR No.WordSynonym
3Becalmagainst the current

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