Daily Hindu Editorial Vocabulary Wordlist: 6th March, 2023

By Shruti Kapoor|Updated : March 6th, 2023

Daily updated The Hindu Editorial vocabulary words with their meanings dated 6th March, 2023 are important for Bank, SSC, Railway & IAS exams. At BYJU’S Exam Prep, our Series is named "Daily Hindu Editorial Vocabulary Words List: 6th March, 2023 " to shape up your vocabulary from the newspaper wordlist.

With the help of a daily wordlist from the Hindu newspaper of 6th March, 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: 6th March, 2023

1. Word: Downturn (गिरावट)

  • Pronunciationdoun-turn/ डाउन्टर्न
  • Part of Speech: Noun, Verb
  • Meaning
    a. a decline in economic, business, or other activity. (Noun)
    b. turn (something) downwards. (Verb)
  • Synonyms: decline, slump, recession, drop, slowdown
  • Antonyms: upsurge, recovery, improvement, betterment
  • Usage in a Sentence: Some economists say a recession is possible in 2022, while others believe an economic downturn may not begin until the following year.

2. Word: Retaliation (प्रतिशोध)

  • Pronunciation: ri-tal-ee-ey-shuh n/ रिटैलीएशन
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning: the action of returning a military attack; counter-attack.
  • Synonyms: revenge, vengeance, reprisal
  • Antonyms: mercy, forgiveness, acceptance
  • Usage in a sentence: He, in retaliation, has launched against them the most concentrated onslaughts that he has been able to devise.

3. Word: Slump (गिरावट)

  • Pronunciation: sluhmp/ स्लम्प
  • Part of Speech: Verb, Noun
  • Meaning: 
    a. undergo a sudden severe or prolonged fall in price, value, or amount. [Verb]
    b. a sudden severe or prolonged fall in the price, value, or amount of something. [Noun]
  • Synonyms: decline, fall, drop
  • Antonyms: surge, rise, ascent
  • Usage in a sentence: There's been a slump in the demand for new cars.

4. Word: Extradite (प्रत्यर्पण करना)

  • Pronunciation: ek-struh-dahyt/ एक्स्ट्रडाइट
  • Part of Speech: Verb
  • Meaning: hand over (a person accused or convicted of a crime) to the jurisdiction of the foreign state in which the crime was committed.
  • Synonyms: deliver, deport, surrender
  • Antonyms: shelter, discharge, protect
  • Usage in a sentence: The man was arrested last Wednesday and will be extradited to Utah to face charges alleged in the warrant.

5. Word: Orchestrate (योजना बनाना)

  • Pronunciationawr-kuh-streyt/ ऑर्किस्ट्रेट 
  • Part of Speech: Verb
  • Meaning:
    a. arrange or score (music) for orchestral performance.
    b. plan or coordinate the elements of (a situation) to produce a desired effect, especially surreptitiously.
  • Synonyms: arrange, harmonize, organize, score, blend
  • Antonyms: ignore, disturb, disrupt
  • Usage in a sentence: It's still unclear who was responsible for orchestrating the attack.

6. Word: Coup (सहसाघात)

  • Pronunciation: koo/ कू
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning: a sudden, violent, and illegal seizure of power from a government.
  • Synonyms: stroke, putsch, revolution
  • Antonyms: defeat, failure
  • Usage in a sentence: Some of the leaders of the coup took their lives rather than face dishonour.

7. Word: Affiliate (सम्बद्ध करना)

  • Pronunciationuh-fil-ee-eyt/ अफिलीएट
  • Part of Speech: Verb, Noun
  • Meaning:
    a. officially attach or connect (a subsidiary group or a person) to an organization. (Verb)
    b. a person or organization officially attached to a larger body. (Noun) 
  • Synonyms: associate, ally, connect, join, unite, combine
  • Antonyms: separate, disaffiliate, abate, enemy
  • Usage in a Sentence:  
    a. Their group does not affiliate itself with any political party. (Verb)
    b. Two of the company's regional affiliates lost money in the past year. (Noun)

8. Phrase: Tipping point (क्रांतिकारी परिवर्तन)

  • Pronunciation: टिप्पिंग पॉइंट 
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning: the point at which a series of small changes or incidents becomes significant enough to cause a larger, more important change.
  • Synonyms: game changer, turning point, critical moment
  • Usage in a Sentence: There are two prevailing theories for what might happen past the Amazon’s tipping point.

9. Word: Counterweight (प्रतिभार)

  • Pronunciationkoun-ter-weyt/ कॉउंटरवेइट 
  • Part of Speech: Noun, Verb
  • Meaning
    a. a weight that balances another weight. (Noun)
    b.(of a weight) balance (another weight). (Verb)
  • Synonyms: counterpoise, counterbalance, 
  • Antonyms: lopsidedness, disequilibrium
  • Usage in a Sentence: The crane has a heavy counterweight on the back.

10. Word: Resurgence (पुनरुत्थान)

  • Pronunciation: ri-sur-juh nt/ रीसर्जन्स
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning: an increase or revival after a period of little activity, popularity, or occurrence.
  • Synonyms: revival, resurrection, renewal, rebirth
  • Antonyms: attenuation, disappearance, disintegration, lapse, breakdown
  • Usage in a Sentence: There has been some resurgence in economic activity recently.

11. Word: Obsolete (अप्रचलित)

  • Pronunciation: ob-suh-leet/ आब्सलीट
  • Part of Speech: Adjective, Verb
  • Meaning
    a. no longer produced or used; out of date. (Adjective)
    b. cause (a product or idea) to become obsolete by replacing it with something new. (Verb)
  • Synonyms: outdated, old, outmoded, antiquated, extinct
  • Antonyms: modern, current, new, present, advanced
  • Usage in a Sentence: I was told that my old printer is obsolete and I can't get replacement parts.

12. Word: Relic (यादगार)

  • Pronunciationrel-ik/ रेलिक
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning: an object surviving from an earlier time, especially one of historical interest.
  • Synonyms: antique, vestige, remains, remnant, relict
  • Antonyms: contemporary, recent, new-fashioned
  • Usage in a Sentence: In my grandparents' attic are many “groovy” relics from the 1960s.

 Practice here Daily Wordlist Quiz

The Hindu Newspaper Vocabulary Based Exercises: 6th March, 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!

  • Relic
  • Downturn
  • Coup
  • Resurgence
  • Obsolete
  • Tipping Point

Exercise 2: Match the columns.

SR No.WordsSynonyms

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 March, 2023


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