Daily Hindu Editorial Vocabulary Wordlist: 5th November, 2022

By Shruti Kapoor|Updated : November 5th, 2022

Daily updated The Hindu Editorial vocabulary words with their meanings dated 5th November, 2022 are important for Bank, SSC, Railway & IAS exams. At BYJU’S Exam Prep, our Series is named "Daily Hindu Editorial Vocabulary Words List: 5th November, 2022" to shape up your vocabulary from the newspaper wordlist.

With the help of a daily wordlist from the Hindu newspaper of 5th November, 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 sear, awry  etc. which can be downloaded from the monthly PDF of The Hindu Editorial Vocabulary to strengthen your preparation.

Important Vocabulary from The Hindu Editorial: 5th November, 2022

1. Word: Diaspora (प्रवासी)

  • Pronunciation: dahy-as-per-uh
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning:
    a. the dispersion or spread of any people from their original homeland.
    b. people who have spread or been dispersed from their homeland.
  • Synonyms: migration, dissolution, dispersal, separation, banishment
  • Antonym: concentration
  • Usage in a sentence: The Indian diaspora in London will soon surpass the English population.

2. Word: Mandate (आदेश देना)

  • Pronunciationman-deyt/मैन्डेट
  • Part of Speech: Noun, Verb
  • Meaning: 
    a. an official order or commission to do something. [Noun]
    b. give (someone) authority to act in a certain way. [Verb]
  • Synonyms: order, command, instruction
  • Antonyms: prohibit, abolish, denial
  • Use in a Sentence: The organization was chosen with a mandate to reduce the size of government.

 3Word:  Minuscule (बहुत सूक्ष्म)

  • Pronunciation: min-uh-skyool/मिनस्क्यूल
  • Part of Speech: Adjective
  • Meaning: 
    a. extremely small; tiny.
  • Synonyms: diminutive, little
  • Antonyms: huge, gigantic
  • Use in a Sentence: The chances of getting the disease are minuscule.

4. Word: Consular (दूतावास संबंधी)

  • Pronunciationkon-suh lar/ कान्स्युलर
  • Part of Speech: Adjective
  • Meaning: relating to the consul or consulate in a foreign city.
  • Synonyms: embassy, diplomatic, ministerial
  • Usage in a sentence: The seizure of consular staff of any status or rank is highly unusual.

5. Word: Purport (आशय)

  • Pronunciation: per-pawrt/ पर्पोर्ट
  • Part of Speech: Verb, Noun
  • Meaning
    a. appear to be or do something, especially falsely. (Verb)
    b. the meaning or sense of something, typically a document or speech. (Noun)
  • Synonyms: claim, profess, pretend, gist, intention, purpose
  • Antonyms: abandon, disavow, disclaim, disown
  • Usage in a sentence:
    a. do you purport to spend the rest of your life on that couch, or do you think you might get a job someday? (Verb)
    b. The letter was not read aloud, but all present were informed of its purport. (Noun)

6. Word: Snub (डपटना)

  • Pronunciation: snuhb/ स्नब
  • Part of Speech: Verb, Noun, Adjective
  • Meaning
    a. rebuff, ignore, or spurn disdainfully. (Verb)
    b. an act of rebuffing or ignoring someone or something. (Noun)
    c. (of a person's nose) short and turned up at the end. (Adjective)
  • Synonyms: rebuff, ignore, disregard, repulse
  • Antonyms: welcome, acknowledge, include, appreciate
  • Usage in a sentence: He tolerated the snubs from his in-laws because the holidays come but once a year.

7. Word: Imminent (आने वाला)

  • Pronunciationim-uh-nuhnt/ इमनन्ट
  • Part of Speech: Adjective
  • Meaning: about to happen.
  • Synonyms: impending, approaching, forthcoming, at hand, immediate
  • Antonyms: distant, far-off, doubtful
  • Usage in a sentence: We are awaiting their imminent arrival.

8. Word: Brinkmanship (सीमांतवर्तिता)

  • Pronunciation: bringk-muh n-ship/ ब्रिंगक्मन्शिप
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning: the art or practice of pursuing a dangerous policy to the limits of safety before stopping, especially in politics.
  • Usage in a sentence: There is a lot of political brinkmanship involved in this latest development.

9. Word: Incumbent (अधिकारी)

  • Pronunciation: in-kuhm-buh nt/ इन्कम्बन्ट
  • Part of Speech: Adjective, Noun
  • Meaning:
    a. necessary for (someone) as a duty or responsibility. [Adjective]
    b. the holder of an office or post. [Noun]
  • Synonyms: necessary, tenured, compulsory, officeholder
  • Antonyms: optional, unnecessary
  • Usage in a sentence: It is incumbent upon all users of this equipment to familiarize themselves with the safety procedure.

10. Word: Recourse (सहारा)

  • Pronunciation: ree-kawrs/ रीकॉर्स
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning: a source of help in a difficult situation.
  • Synonyms: resort, appeal, refuge
  • Antonyms: avoidance, hindrance
  • Usage in a sentence: An order was made, against which he sought recourse in the Supreme Court.

The Hindu Newspaper Vocabulary-Based Exercises: 5th November, 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.

  • Diaspora
  • mandate
  • minuscule
  • consular
  • brinkmanship

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!

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 November, 2022


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