Daily Hindu Editorial Vocabulary Wordlist: 6th August, 2022

By Sanskriti Bisht|Updated : August 6th, 2022

Daily updated The Hindu Editorial vocabulary words with their meanings dated 6th 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: 6th August, 2022 " to shape up your vocabulary from the newspaper wordlist.

With the help of a daily wordlist from the Hindu newspaper of 6th 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 testament, spectrum etc. which can be downloaded from the monthly PDF of The Hindu Editorial Vocabulary to strengthen your preparation.

Important Vocabulary from The Hindu Editorial: 6th August, 2022

1. Word: Ostensibly (काल्पनिक रूप से)

  • Pronunciation: o-sten-suh-buh l/ ओस्तेंसिब्ली
  • Part of Speech: Adverb
  • Meaning: as appears or is stated to be true, though not necessarily so; apparently
  • Synonyms: apparently, seemingly, allegedly, superficially
  • Antonyms: truly, improbably, unlikely
  • Usage in a SentenceOstensibly he was on a business trip, but he spent most of the time on the beach.

2. WordSpectrum (विस्तृत श्रेणी)

  • Pronunciation: spek-truhm/स्पेक्ट्रम
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning: 
    a. (Physics)an array of entities, as light waves or particles, ordered in accordance with the magnitudes of a common physical property, as wavelength or mass: often the band of colors produced when sunlight is passed through a prism, comprising red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo, and violet
    b. (Physics) this band or series of colors together with extensions at the ends that are not visible to the eye, but that can be studied by means of photography, heat effects, etc., and that are produced by the dispersion of radiant energy other than ordinary light rays.Compare band spectrum, electromagnetic spectrum, mass spectrum
    c. a broad range of varied but related ideas or objects, the individual features of which tend to overlap so as to form a continuous series or sequence
  • Synonyms: range, gamut, scope
  • Antonyms: monochromatic
  • Usage in a sentence: He was held in great affection by people across the political spectrum.

3. Word: Moratorium (प्रतिबंध)

  • Pronunciation: mawr-uh-tawr-ee-uhm/ मॉरटोरीअम
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning:
    a. a suspension of activity:
    b. a legally authorized period to delay payment of money due or the performance of some other legal obligation, as in an emergency.
  • Synonyms: suspension, postponement, embargo
  • Antonyms: continuation, approval, authorization
  • Usage in a sentence: The United States imposed a moratorium on the testing of nuclear weapons.

4. Word: Stagger (विचलित करना)

  • Pronunciation: stag-er/ स्टैगर
  • Part of Speech: Verb, Noun
  • Meaning:
    a. walk or move unsteadily as if about to fall. [Verb]
    b. astonish or deeply shock. [Verb]
    c. an unsteady walk or movement. [Noun]
  • Synonymsstumble, surprise, shocked
  • Antonyms: comfort, relax, calm
  • Use in a Sentence: It seems they stagger from one crisis to the next.

5. Word: Dampen (उत्साहहीन करना)

  • Pronunciation: dam-puh n/डैम्पन
  • Part of Speech: Verb
  • Meaning:
    a. to make something slightly wet
    b. to make feelings, especially of excitement or enjoyment, less strong
    c. to make something less strong or successful
  • Synonyms: moisten, soften, damp
  • Antonyms: encourage, uplift, arouse
  • Usage in a sentence: Rain had dampened the tent so we left it to dry in the afternoon sun.

6. Word: Testament (इच्छापत्र)

  • Pronunciationtes-tuh-muh nt/ टेस्टमन्ट
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning
    a. a person's will, especially the part relating to personal property.
    b. something that serves as a sign or evidence of a specified fact, event, or quality.
    c. (in biblical use) a covenant or dispensation.
  • Synonyms: evidence, will, testimony, confirmation
  • Antonyms: rebuttal, denial, repudiation, contradiction
  • Usage in a Sentence: The aircraft's safety record is a testament to its designers' skill.

7. Word: Outstanding (बकाया, उत्कृष्ट)

  • Pronunciation: out-stan-ding/ आउट्स्टैन्डिंग
  • Part of Speech: Adjective
  • Meaning
    a. exceptionally good.
    b. not yet paid, resolved, or dealt with.
  • Synonyms: excellent, remarkable, extraordinary, notable, pending, unpaid
  • Antonyms: mediocre, average, ordinary, inferior
  • Usage in a Sentence: May you have health, happiness and outstanding success in all your ventures.

8.  Word: Bin (फेंक देना)

  • Pronunciation:  bɪn/ बिन
  • Part of Speech: Verb, Noun
  • Meaning:
    a. a container for waste [noun] 
    b. to put into a bin; to throw something away [verb] 
  • Synonyms: basket, carton, throw, chuck
  • Antonyms: collect, gather, hold
  • Usage in a Sentence: Shall I bin these old shoes?

9. Word: Snap up (खरीद लेना)

  • Pronunciation: snæp up/स्नेप् अप
  • Part of Speech: Phrasal verb
  • Meaning: to buy or obtain something quickly and enthusiastically
  • Synonyms: grab, acquire, snaffle
  • Antonyms: avoid, forfeit, relinquish
  • Usage in a Sentence: The tickets for the concert were snapped up within three hours of going on sale.

10. Word: Far cry (एकदम अलग)

  • Pronunciation: far kra-ya/ फार क्राय्
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning
    a. a disappointing disparity
    b. a long distance
  • Synonyms: contrasting, diverse, poles apart, afar 
  • Antonyms: alike, uniform, same, stone's throw
  • Usage in a sentence: This flat is a far cry from the house they had before.

Practice here Daily Wordlist Quiz

The Hindu Newspaper Vocabulary Based Exercises: 6th 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!

  • ostensibly
  • spectrum
  • moratorium
  • stagger
  • dampen

    Exercise 2: Match the columns.
SR No.WordSynonym
1testamentchuck
2outstandingcontrasting
3binconfirmation
4snap upnotable
5far cryacquire

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: 5rd August, 2022

 

That was your Vocabulary dose for the day. 

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