Daily Hindu Editorial Vocabulary Wordlist: 7th May, 2022

By Shruti Kapoor|Updated : May 7th, 2022

Daily updated The Hindu Editorial vocabulary words with their meanings dated 7th May, 2022 are important for Bank, SSC, Railway & IAS exams. At BYJU’S Exam Prep, our Series is named as "Daily Hindu Editorial Vocabulary Words List: 7th May, 2022 " to shape up your vocabulary from the newspaper wordlist.

With the help of a daily wordlist from Hindu newspaper of 7th May, 2022 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 like scald, limbo, helm etc. which can be downloaded from the monthly PDF of The Hindu Editorial Vocabulary to strengthen your preparation.

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Important Vocabulary from The Hindu Editorial: 7th May, 2022

1. Word: Subtle (अतिसूक्ष्म)

  • Pronunciation: suht-l/ सटल
  • Part of Speech: Adjective
  • Meaning:
    a. (especially of a change or distinction) so delicate or precise as to be difficult to analyse or describe.
    b. (of a mixture or effect) delicately complex and understated.
    c. capable of making fine distinctions.
    d. arranged in an ingenious and elaborate way.
    e. making use of clever and indirect methods to achieve something.
  • Synonyms: delicate, fine, slight, precise, shrewd
  • Antonyms: obvious, open, harsh, straightforward
  • Usage in a Sentence: Racial discrimination still exists, only now it's subtler than it once was.

2. Word: Juxtapose (तुलना करना)

  • Pronunciationjuhk-stuh-pohz/ जक्स्टपोज़
  • Part of Speech: Verb
  • Meaning: place or deal with close together for contrasting effect.
  • Synonyms: compare, contrast, collate
  • Usage in a Sentence: There is a display in the museum that juxtaposes modern art with classical art.

3. Word: Limbo (अनिश्चित स्थिति)

  • Pronunciationlim-boh/ लिम्बो
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning
    a. an uncertain period of awaiting a decision or resolution; an intermediate state or condition.
    b. a state of neglect or oblivion.
  • Synonyms: oblivion, obscurity, abyss, purgatory
  • Antonyms: resurrection, certainty, surety
  • Usage in a sentence: I'm now stuck in that hideous limbo between having applied for a great volunteer position and waiting to hear back from them.

4. Word: Relish (आनंद लेना)

  • Pronunciationrel-ish/ रेलिश
  • Part of Speech: Noun, Verb
  • Meaning:
    a. great enjoyment. (Noun)
    b. liking for or pleasurable anticipation of something. (Noun)
    c. enjoy greatly. (Verb)
  • Synonyms: enjoy, savor, zest, love, delight, enjoyment
  • Antonyms: dislike, hate, displeasure, detest, disinclination
  • Usage in a Sentence: I don't relish the idea of working late tonight.

5. Word: Scald (झुसलाना)

  • Pronunciation: skawld/ स्कॉल्ड
  • Part of Speech: Verb, Noun
  • Meaning:
    a. injure with very hot liquid or steam. (Verb)
    b. heat (milk or other liquid) to near boiling point. (Verb)
    c. a burn or other injury caused by hot liquid or steam. (Noun)
  • Synonyms: burn, scorch, scalding, incinerate
  • Antonyms: chill, cool, freeze, extinguish
  • Usage in a SentenceScald the tomatoes in boiling water so that you can peel them more easily.

6. Word: Streak (प्रवृत्ति, रेखा)

  • Pronunciation: streek/ स्ट्रीक
  • Part of Speech: Noun, Verb
  • Meaning:
    a. a long, thin line or mark of a different substance or colour from its surroundings. (Noun)
    b. an element of a specified kind in someone's character. (Noun)
    c. cover (a surface) with streaks. (Verb)
    d. move very fast in a specified direction. (Verb)
  • Synonyms: stripe, mark, quality, line
  • Antonyms: abundance, profusion, fistful
  • Usage in a Sentence: The miners had streaks of coal dust on their faces.

7. Word: Introspective (आत्मविश्लेषी)

  • Pronunciation: in-truh-spek-tiv/ इन्ट्रस्पेक्टिव
  • Part of Speech: Ajective
  • Meaning: characterized by or given to introspection.
  • Synonyms: self-examining, meditative, introverted, thoughtful
  • Antonyms: extrospective, extrovert, unreserved, gregarious
  • Usage in a Sentence: He is an accomplished brand builder and introspective artist.

8. Word: Helm (शिरस्राण/ संचालन करना)

  • Pronunciation: helm/हेल्म
  • Part of Speech: Noun, Verb
  • Meaning: 
    a. a tiller or wheel for steering a ship or boat. [Noun]
    b. a position of leadership. [Noun]
    c. manage (an organization). [Verb]
  • Synonyms: control, leadership, command, tiller, wheel
  • Antonyms: uncontrol, chaos
  • Usage in a sentence: He was determined to helm the exhibition.

9. Word: Dogged (ज़िद्दी)

  • Pronunciation: daw-gid/ डॉगिड
  • Part of Speech: Adjective, Verb
  • Meaning:
    a. having or showing tenacity and grim persistence. [Adjective]
    b. follow (someone) closely and persistently. [Verb]
  • Synonyms: stubborn, determined, tenacious
  • Antonyms: irresolute, weak, undetermined
  • Usage in a sentence: Her ambition and dogged determination ensured that she rose to the top of her profession.

10. Word: Dispensation (वितरण)

  • Pronunciation: dis-puhn-sey-shuhn/ डिस्पन्सेशन
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning: exemption from a rule or usual requirement.
  • Synonyms: exemption, immunity, exception
  • Usage in a sentence: They were promised dispensation from military service.

11. Word: Behemoth (विशालकाय)

  • Pronunciation: bih-hee-muh th/ बिहीमथ
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning:
    a. something enormous, especially a large and powerful organization.
    b. a huge or monstrous creature.
  • Synonyms: giant, monster, colossus
  • Antonyms: dwarf
  • Usage in a sentence: Shoppers are now more loyal to their local shops than to faceless behemoths.

12. Word: Relinquish (त्याग देना)

  • Pronunciation: ri-ling-kwish/ रिलिंगक्विश
  • Part of Speech: Verb
  • Meaning: voluntarily cease to keep or claim; give up.
  • Synonyms: abandon, give up, surrender, quit, renounce
  • Antonyms: keep, hold, retain, acquire, maintain
  • Usage in a Sentence: The court ordered him to relinquish custody of his child.


Practice here Daily Wordlist Quiz

The Hindu Newspaper Vocabulary Based Exercises: 7th May, 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!

  • Dispensation
  • Helm
  • Scald
  • Subtle
  • Introspective
  • Limbo

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: 6th May, 2022


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