Daily Hindu Editorial Vocabulary Wordlist: 5th October, 2023

By Shruti Kapoor|Updated : October 5th, 2023

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

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

1. WordDebacle (असफलता)

  • Pronunciation: dey-bah-kuhl/ डेबाकल
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning: a sudden and ignominious failure; a fiasco.
  • Synonyms: fiasco, failure, disaster, collapse, defeat
  • Antonyms: success, triumph, accomplishment
  • Usage in a sentence: The Argentine debacle has important lessons to teach.

2. Word: Botch (ढिलाई से काम करना)

  • Pronunciation: boch/ बाच
  • Part of Speech: Verb, Noun
  • Meaning:
    a. carry out (a task) badly or carelessly. (Verb)
    b. a bungled task. (Noun)
  • Synonyms: mess up, spoil, muddle, ruin
  • Antonyms: achieve, succeed, accomplish
  • Usage in a Sentence: They clearly botched the investigation.

 3Word: Hasty (अविचारी)

  • Pronunciationhey-stee/ हेस्टी
  • Part of Speech: Adjective
  • Meaning
    a. done with excessive speed or urgency; hurried.
    b. acting with excessive speed or insufficient consideration.
  • Synonyms: quick, hurried, rash, reckless, rushed
  • Antonyms: slow, sluggish, tardy, cautious
  • Usage in a Sentence: Seeing the dog, the cat made a hasty retreat up a tree.

4. Word: Undergird (सहारा देना)

  • Pronunciation: uhn-der-gurd/ अंडरगर्द
  • Part of Speech: Verb
  • Meaning:
    a. secure or fasten from the underside, especially by a rope or chain passed underneath.
    b. provide support or a firm basis for.
  • Synonyms: support, reinforce, brace up, bolster, sustain
  • Antonyms: undermine, contradict, disapprove, neglect
  • Usage in a sentence: The theory of evolution undergirds virtually all of modern biology.

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5. Word: Cauldron (कड़ाह)

  • Pronunciationkawl-druh n/ कॉल्ड्रन
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning
    a. a large metal pot with a lid and handle, used for cooking over an open fire.
    b. a situation characterized by instability and strong emotions.
  • Synonyms: kettle, boiler, pot, vessel
  • Usage in a Sentence: Does human nature undergo a true change in the cauldron of totalitarian violence?

6. Word: Supersede (अतिष्ठित)

  • Pronunciation: soo-per-seed/सूपर्सीड
  • Part of Speech: Verb
  • Meaning: to replace in power, authority, effectiveness, acceptance, use, etc., as by another person or thing.
  • Synonyms: Substitute, Replace, Displace
  • Antonyms: achieve, capture, choose
  • Use in a Sentence: The factory owner must supersede old articles by the new ones.

7. Word: Proxy (प्रतिनिधि)

  • Pronunciation: prok-see/प्राक्सी
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning: 
    a. the authority to represent someone else, especially in voting.
    b. a figure that can be used to represent the value of something in a calculation.
  • Synonyms: substitute, alternate
  • Antonyms: Original
  • Use in a Sentence: Your proxy will need to sign the form on your behalf.

8. Word: Shore up (मजबूत करना)

  • Pronunciation: shohr uhp
  • Part of Speech: Idiom
  • Meaning: 

         a. To give someone or something robust support in the face of difficulty or to prevent potential failure

  • Synonyms: support, brace, reinforce
  • Antonyms: abstain, cancel, cease
  • Use in Sentence: They had to shore up the damaged wall.

9. Word: Cede (सौंप देना)

  • Pronunciation: seed/सीड
  • Part of Speech: Verb
  • Meaning:
    a. give up (power or territory)
  • Synonyms: yield, surrender, relinquish
  • Antonyms: defend, refrain, arrogate
  • Usage in a sentence: The General had decided to cede power by this month.

10. Word: Baby step (छोटे कदम)

  • Pronunciation: small-step/बेबी स्टेप
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning:
    a. an act that makes a very small amount of progress towards achieving something:
  • Synonyms: small step, slow progress
  • Antonyms: big step
  • Usage in a sentence: Olympic officials have already started to take baby steps to rein in costs.

The Hindu Newspaper Vocabulary Based Exercises: 5th October, 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.

  • Baby steps
  • Hasty
  • Shore up
  • Cauldron
  • Proxy

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 October, 2023


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