Daily Hindu Editorial Vocabulary Wordlist: 4th April, 2023

By Shruti Kapoor|Updated : April 4th, 2023

Daily updated The Hindu Editorial vocabulary words with their meanings dated 4th April, 2023 are important for Bank, SSC, Railway & IAS exams. At BYJU’S Exam Prep, our Series is named "Daily Hindu Editorial Vocabulary Words List: 4th April, 2023 " to shape up your vocabulary from the newspaper wordlist.

With the help of a daily wordlist from the Hindu newspaper of 4th April, 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: 4th April, 2023

1. Word: Credible (विश्वास करने योग्य)

  • Pronunciationkred-uh-buhl/ क्रेडबल
  • Part of Speech: Adjective
  • Meaning:
    a. able to be believed; convincing.
    b. capable of persuading people that something will happen or be successful. 
  • Synonyms: believable, plausible, trustworthy, reliable
  • Antonyms: unbelievable, incredible, unreliable
  • Usage in a Sentence: The plot is credible but the characters lack individuality.

2. Word: Reprisal (प्रतिशोध)

  • Pronunciation: ri-prahy-zuhl/ रिप्राइज़ल
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning: an act of retaliation.
  • Synonyms: retaliation, revenge, retribution, vengeance
  • Antonyms: pardon, kindness, sympathy
  • Usage in a Sentence: Alfred was shot in reprisal for the killing of a rival gang member.

3. Word: Priority (प्रधानता)

  • Pronunciation: prahy-awr-i-tee/ प्राइऑरटी
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning: the fact or condition of being regarded or treated as more important than others.
  • Synonyms: preference, primacy, emphasis
  • Antonyms: unimportance, disfavour
  • Usage in a Sentence: The daily newspaper gives priority to national news over the international ones.

4. Word: Reluctant (अनिच्छुक)

  • Pronunciation: ri-luhk-tuhnt/ रिलक्टन्ट
  • Part of Speech: Adjective
  • Meaning: unwilling and hesitant; disinclined.
  • Synonyms: unwilling, hesitant, disinclined
  • Antonyms: eager, desirous, enthusiastic, willing
  • Usage in a Sentence: She was reluctant to admit that she was wrong.

5. Word: Optimal (इष्टतम)

  • Pronunciationop-tuh-muh l/ आप्टमल
  • Part of Speech: Adjective
  • Meaning: best or most favourable; optimum.
  • Synonyms: optimum, ideal, perfect
  • Antonym: mediocre
  • Usage in a Sentence: Under optimal circumstances, reorganizing can help a struggling organization achieve any of these ends.

6. Word: Envisage (परिकल्पना करना)

  • Pronunciation: en-viz-ij/ एन्विज़िज
  • Part of Speech: Verb
  • Meaning:
    a. contemplate or conceive of as a possibility or a desirable future event.
    b. form a mental picture of (something not yet existing or known).
  • Synonyms: imagine, envision, anticipate, visualize
  • Antonym: withdraw
  • Usage in a Sentence: Nobody can envisage the consequences of a nuclear war.

7. Word: Perpetrator (अपराधकर्ता)

  • Pronunciationpur-pi-trey-ter/ पर्पट्रैटर
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning: a person who carries out a harmful, illegal, or immoral act.
  • Synonyms: offender, violator, culprit
  • Antonym: victim
  • Usage in a Sentence: The perpetrators of racially motivated violence must be punished.

8. Word: Fraternity (भाईचारा)

  • Pronunciation: fruh-tur-ni-tee/ फ्रटर्निटी
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning
    a. a group of people sharing a common profession or interests.
    b. friendship and mutual support within a group.
  • Synonyms: brotherhood, fellowship, alliance
  • Usage in a Sentence: There is a strong spirit of fraternity among these isolated people.

9. Word: Epicentre (उपरिकेंद्र)

  • Pronunciationep-uh-sen-ter/ एपिसेन्टर
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning:
    a. the central point of something, typically a difficult or unpleasant situation.
    b. the point on the earth's surface vertically above the focus of an earthquake.
  • Synonyms: centre, hotbed, core, locus
  • Antonyms: periphery, margin
  • Usage in a Sentence: The earthquake had its epicentre two-hundred kilometres north-east of the capital.

10. Word: Cognisable (संज्ञेय)

  • Pronunciationkog-nuh-zuh-buh l/ काग्निज़बल
  • Part of Speech: Adjective
  • Meaning:
    a. perceptible; clearly identifiable.
    b. within the jurisdiction of a court.
  • Synonyms: perceptible, indicated, evident, perceptible, likely
  • Usage in a Sentence: A hieroglyph is an emblem of something not cognizable by the senses but which possesses qualities resembling those of the symbol.

Practice here Daily Wordlist Quiz

The Hindu Newspaper Vocabulary Based Exercises: 4th April, 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!

  • Fraternity
  • Cognisable
  • Credible
  • Optimal
  • Envisage
  • Perpetrator

Exercise 2: Match the columns.

SR No.WordsSynonyms

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: 3rd April, 2023


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