Daily Hindu Editorial Vocabulary Wordlist: 4th August, 2022

By Shruti Kapoor|Updated : August 4th, 2022

Daily updated The Hindu Editorial vocabulary words with their meanings dated 4th August, 2022 are important for Bank, SSC, Railway & IAS exams. At BYJU’S Exam Prep, our Series is named "Daily Hindu Editorial Vocabulary Words List: 4th August, 2022 " to shape up your vocabulary from the newspaper wordlist.

With the help of a daily wordlist from the Hindu newspaper of 4th August, 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  transgression, gaffe  etc. which can be downloaded from the monthly PDF of The Hindu Editorial Vocabulary to strengthen your preparation.

Important Vocabulary from The Hindu Editorial: 4th August, 2022

1. Word: Transgression (उल्लंघन)

  • Pronunciation: trans-gresh-uh n/ट्रैन्ज़्ग्रेशन
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning
    a. the act or process of breaking a law or moral rule
    b. an act of transgressing; violation of a law, command
  • Synonyms: offense, sin, misdeed, crime
  • Antonyms: obedience, conformity to law
  • Usage in a sentence: Adolescence is a period marked by fascination with the transgression of rules.

2.  Word: Dormant (निष्क्रिय)

  • Pronunciation: dawr-muhnt/डॉर्मन्ट
  • Part of Speech: Adjective
  • Meaning:
    a. lying asleep or as if asleep; inactive, as in sleep; torpid
    b. in a state of rest or inactivity; inoperative; in abeyance
  • Synonyms: inactive, sleeping, latent
  • Antonyms: active, energetic, awake
  • Usage in a sentence: These investments have remained dormant for several years.

3. Word: Retract (इनकार करना)

  • Pronunciation: ri-trakt/रिट्रैक्ट
  • Part of Speech: Verb
  • Meaning:
    a. to draw back or in
    b. to draw back within itself or oneself, fold up, or the like, or to be capable of doing this
  • Synonyms: withdraw, revoke, rescind, recant
  • Antonyms: quick visit, extend, support
  • Usage in a sentence: When questioned on TV, he retracted his allegations.

4.  Word: Volatile (बदलने के योग्य)

  • Pronunciation: vol-uh-tl/ वालटल
  • Part of Speech: Adjective, Noun
  • Meaning:  
    a. liable to change rapidly and unpredictably, especially for the worse. (Adjective)
    b. a volatile substance. (Noun) 
  • Synonyms: erratic, unstable, fickle, changeable
  • Antonyms: stable, steady, permanent, durable
  • Usage in a sentence: The international oil markets have been highly volatile since the early 1970s.

5. Word: Gaffe (गलतफहमी)

  • Pronunciation: gaff/ गैफ
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning: an obvious error or mistake
  • Synonyms: blunder, error
  • Antonyms: correction
  • Usage in a sentence: Because you are human, you are bound to make a gaffe every now and then.

6. Word: Blatant (ऊधमी)

  • Pronunciation: bleyt-nt/ ब्लेटन्ट
  • Part of Speech: Adjective
  • Meaning: (of bad behaviour) done openly and unashamedly.
  • Synonyms: flagrant, shameless, conspicuous
  • Antonyms: subtle, quiet, unnoticeable
  • Usage in a sentence: The whole episode was a blatant attempt to gain publicity.

7. WordPurview (दायरा)

  • Pronunciation: pur-vyoo/ पर्व्यू
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning: the scope of the influence or concerns of something.
  • Synonyms: range, reach, realm
  • Antonyms: constriction, verge
  • Usage in a Sentence: These are questions that lie outside the purview of our inquiry.

8.  Word: Disconcerting (चिंताजनक)

  • Pronunciation:  dis-kun-sur-ting/ डिस्कन्सर्टिंग
  • Part of Speech: Adjective
  • Meaning: tending to cause discomfort, uneasiness or alarm; unsettling; troubling; upsetting.    
  • Synonyms: unsettling, disturbing, embarrassing
  • Antonyms: soothing, affable, comforting
  • Usage in a Sentence: I found it very disconcerting to be in the function in which I was not invited.

9. Word: Robust (मजबूत)

  • Pronunciation: roh-buhst/रोबस्ट
  • Part of Speech: Adjective
  • Meaning: 
    a. strong and healthy; vigorous.
  • Synonyms: powerful, persistent
  • Antonyms: weak, feeble
  • Usage in a Sentence: The organization is taking a more robust approach to management.

10. Word: Burgeon (फैलना)

  • Pronunciationbur-juhn/ बर्जन
  • Part of Speech: Verb
  • Meaning: begin to grow or increase rapidly; flourish.
  • Synonyms: swell, explode, boom, mushroom, proliferate, increase, expand, flourish
  • Antonyms: dwindle, diminish, drop, fade, wither
  • Usage in a sentence: In Atlanta, her role in the burgeoning civil rights movement grew.

Practice here Daily Wordlist Quiz

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

  • transgression
  • dormant
  • retract
  • volatile
  • gaffe

    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: 3rd August, 2022


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