Daily Hindu Editorial Vocabulary Wordlist: 5th May, 2023

By Shruti Kapoor|Updated : May 5th, 2023

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

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

1. Word: Dither (दुविधा में होना)

  • Pronunciation: dith-er/डिदर
  • Part of Speech: Verb
  • Meaning:
    a. to be unable to make a decision about doing something
  • Synonyms: hesitate, vacillate, flap
  • Antonyms: conclude, decide, resolve
  • Usage in a sentence: He accused the government of dithering over the deal.

2. Word: Corroborate ( सत्यापित करना )

  • Pronunciation: cor-rob-o-rate
  • Part of Speech: Verb
  • Meaning:
    to strengthen or support with other evidence; make more certain
  • Synonyms: confirm, verify, validate
  • Antonyms:  deny ,contradict , refute
  • Usage in a sentence: After watching the videotape, the officials were able to corroborate the runner’s claim of interference during the race.

 3Word: Flurry (हलचल/ हवा का झोंका)

  • Pronunciation: flur-ee/ फ्लरी
  • Part of Speech: Noun, Verb
  • Meaning: 
    a. a sudden short period of activity or excitement. [Noun]
    b. (especially of snow or leaves) be moved in small swirling masses by sudden gusts of wind. [Verb]
  • Synonyms: fluster, commotion, fuss
  • Antonyms: calm, quiet, calmness
  • Usage in a sentence: flurry of excitement went among the audience as the popular singers arrived.

4. WordReckon (समझना, सम्मिलित करना)

  • Pronunciationrek-uhn/ रेकन
  • Part of Speech: Verb
  • Meaning
    a. establish by calculation.
    b. be of the opinion.
    c. rely on or be sure of.
  • Synonyms: calculate, think, figure, estimate, count
  • Antonyms: deprive, disavow, depreciate, abandon
  • Usage in a sentence: I reckon that it's going to rain.

5. Word: Statute (अधिनियम)

  • Pronunciation: stach-oot/ स्टैचूट
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning:
    a. an enactment made by a legislature and expressed in a formal document.
    b. International Law. an instrument annexed or subsidiary to an international agreement, as a treaty.
    c. a permanent rule established by an organization, corporation, etc., to govern its internal affairs.
  • Synonyms: regulation, decree, ordinance 
  • Antonyms: refrain, convict, anarchy
  • Usage in a sentence: Although there is no general law of adoption, yet it is permitted by a statute amongst various religions and constitutions. 

6. Word: Contentious (कलहप्रिय)

  • Pronunciation: kuh n-ten-shuh s/कन्टेन्शस
  • Part of Speech: Adjective
  • Meaning: 
    a. causing or likely to cause an argument; controversial.
    b. involving in a heated argument.
  • Synonyms: quarrelsome, combative, belligerent
  • Antonyms: pacifist, friendly, amicable
  • Usage in a Sentence: She has some contentious opinions on education.

7. Word: Intriguing (लुभावना)

  • Pronunciation: in-treeg-ing/इन्ट्रीगिंग
  • Part of Speech: Adjective
  • Meaning: arousing one's curiosity or interest; fascinating.
  • Synonyms: fascinating, alluring, engaging
  • Antonyms: tedious, boring, dull
  • Usage in a Sentence: The deal was an intriguing matter of 1.7 million dollars.

8. Word: Regime (शासन)

  • Pronunciation: ruh-zheem
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning: 
    a. a government, especially an authoritarian one
    b. a system or ordered way of doing things.
  • Synonyms: administration, jurisdiction
  • Antonyms: disorder, confusion
  • Use in a Sentence: The regime got rid of most of its opponents.

9. Word: Stipulate (प्रतिज्ञा करना)

  • Pronunciation: stip-yuh-leyt/स्टिप्यलैट
  • Part of Speech: Verb
  • Meaning: demand or specify (a requirement), typically as part of a bargain or agreement.
  • Synonyms: require, condition, promise
  • Antonyms: approachable, apply, appeal
  • Usage in a Sentence: The company fails to pay on the date stipulated in the contract.

 10. WordIntegrity (अखंडता,ईमानदारी)

  • Pronunciation: in-teg-ri-tee/ इन्टेग्रिटी
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning:
    a. the quality of being honest and having strong moral principles.
    b. the state of being whole and undivided.
  • Synonyms: honesty, uprightness, morality
  • Antonyms: dishonesty, deception, unfairness
  • Usage in a sentence: Separatist movements are a threat to the integrity of the nation.

Practice here Daily Wordlist Quiz

The Hindu Newspaper Vocabulary Based Exercises: 5th May, 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!

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!

  • dither
  • corroborate
  • flurry
  • reckon
  • statute

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 May, 2023


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