Daily Hindu Editorial Vocabulary Wordlist: 5th April, 2023

By Shruti Kapoor|Updated : April 5th, 2023

Daily updated The Hindu Editorial vocabulary words with their meanings dated 5th 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: 5th April, 2023 " to shape up your vocabulary from the newspaper wordlist.

With the help of a daily wordlist from the Hindu newspaper of 5th 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: 5th April, 2023

1. Word: Tactics (युक्तियाँ)

  • Pronunciation: tak-tiks/टैक्टिक्स
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning: an action or strategy carefully planned to achieve a specific end.
  • Synonyms: plan, scheme
  • Antonyms: accident, chance
  • Use in a Sentence: They planned the tactics for the next day's battle.

2. WordUntenable (असमर्थनीय)

  • Pronunciation: uhn-ten-uh-buhl/अन्टेनबल
  • Part of Speech: Adjective
  • Meaning:

       a. (especially of a position or view) not able to be maintained or defended against attack or objection.

  • Synonyms: indefensible, undefendable, unarguable, insupportable
  • Antonyms: reasonable, credible, sensible
  • Use in a Sentence: They collectively dismissed the prospect as untenable.

3. Word: Defection (त्याग)

  • Pronunciation: dih-fek-shuhn/डिफेक्शन
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning: the desertion of one's country or cause in favour of an opposing one.
  • Synonyms: desertion, abandonment, withdrawal
  • Antonyms: loyalty, commitment
  • Usage in a sentence: Recent changes in policy have resulted in large-scale defection from the party.

4. Word: Ingenious (चतुर)

  • Pronunciation: in-ji-ni-yus/ इन्जीन्यस
  • Part of Speech: adjective
  • Meaning: cleverly and originally devised and well suited to its purpose
  • Synonyms: clever, smart, creative, inventive.
  • Antonyms: dull, foolish, untalented
  • Use in a Sentence: An ingenious idea suddenly came upon him when he was taking a walk with his wife.

5. Word: Partisan (कट्टर)

  • Pronunciation: pahr-tuh-zuhn/पार्टिज़न
  • Part of Speech: Noun, Adjective
  • Meaning:

       a. a strong supporter of a party, cause, or person. [Noun]

       b. prejudiced in favour of a particular cause. [Adjective]

  • Synonyms: supporter, biased
  • Antonyms: opponent, unbiased
  • Use in a Sentence: You must listen to both points of view and try not to be partisan.

6. Word: Camouflage (छुप जाना)

  • Pronunciation:ˈka-mə-ˌfläzh/कैमफ्लाश़
  • Part of Speech: Noun, Verb
  • Meaning
    a. the disguising of military personnel, equipment, and installations by painting or covering them to make them blend in with their surroundings. (Noun)
    b. hide or disguise the presence of (a person, animal, or object) by means of camouflage. (Verb)
  • Synonyms: disguise, mask, cloak, conceal, cover
  • Antonyms: uncover, unmask, reveal, show
  • Usage in a Sentence: The insect has the ideal camouflage because it looks exactly like an unnoticeable brown leaf.

7. Word: Alleged (कथित)

  • Pronunciationuh-lejd/ अलेज्ड
  • Part of Speech: Adjective
  • Meaning: said, without proof, to have taken place or to have a specified illegal or undesirable quality.
  • Synonyms: supposed, claimed, assumed, stated, presumed
  • Antonyms: confirmed, indisputable, authentic
  • Usage in a Sentence: The state investigation found more alleged crimes than the internal investigations uncovered.

8. Word: Detention (कारावास)

  • Pronunciation: dih-ten-shuh n/ डिटेन्शन
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning: the action of detaining someone or the state of being detained in official custody.
  • Synonyms: custody, imprisonment, confinement, incarceration
  • Antonyms: redemption, release, liberation, discharge, freedom
  • Usage in a sentence: The detention raised two distinct but closely linked questions.

9. Word: Impasse (गतिरोध)

  • Pronunciation: im-pas, im-pas/ इम्पैस
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning: a situation in which no progress is possible, especially because of disagreement; a deadlock.
  • Synonyms: deadlock, stalemate, gridlock
  • Antonyms: breakthrough, betterment
  • Usage in a sentence: Negotiations seemed to have reached an impasse.

10. Word: Threshold (सीमा)

  • Pronunciationthresh-ohld/ थ्रेशोल्ड
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning
    a. a strip of wood or stone forming the bottom of a doorway and crossed in entering a house or room.
    b. the magnitude or intensity that must be exceeded for a certain reaction, phenomenon, result, or condition to occur or be manifested.
  • Synonyms: limit, boundary, door, brink, verge
  • Antonyms: end, closure, finish
  • Usage in a sentence: If your income rises above a certain threshold, your tax rate also rises.

Practice here Daily Wordlist Quiz

The Hindu Newspaper Vocabulary Based Exercises: 5th 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!

  • Tactics
  • Untenable
  • Defection
  • Ingenious
  • Partisan

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: 4th April, 2023


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