Daily Hindu Editorial Vocabulary Wordlist: 7th September, 2023

By Shruti Kapoor|Updated : September 7th, 2023

Daily updated The Hindu Editorial vocabulary words with their meanings dated 7th September, 2023, 2023, 2023 are important for Bank, SSC, Railway & IAS exams. At BYJU’S Exam Prep, our Series is named "Daily Hindu Editorial Vocabulary Words List: 7th September, 2023,, " to shape up your vocabulary from the newspaper wordlist.

With the help of a daily wordlist from the Hindu newspaper of 7th September, 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: 7th September, 2023

1. Word: Punitive (दंडात्मक)

  • Pronunciation: pyoo-ni-tiv/ प्यूनिटिव
  • Part of Speech: Adjective
  • Meaning: 
    a.serving for, concerned with, or inflicting punishment:
  • Synonyms: harsh, disciplinary, stringent
  • Antonyms: rewarding, acquiring, beneficial 
  • Usage in a sentence: The dictator came up with a punitive law to punish the infiltrators.  

2. Word: Grouse (शिकायत करना)

  • Pronunciation: grous/ ग्राउस
  • Part of Speech: Noun/ Verb
  • Meaning:
    a. to complain about something
    b. popular game bird having a plump body and feathered legs and feet
    c. flesh of any of various grouse of the family Tetraonidae; usually roasted; flesh too dry to broil
  • Synonyms: grumble, gripe, bellyache
  • Antonyms: compliment, laud, acclaim
  • Usage in a sentence: He was grousing about the lack of time given to complete this work. 

 3Word: Limp (लंगड़ाकर चलना)

  • Pronunciation: limp/ लिम्प
  • Part of Speech: Verb
  • Meaning
    a. to walk with a labored, jerky movement, as when lame.
    b. to proceed in a lame, faltering, or labored manner:
    c. to progress slowly and with great difficulty; make little or no advance:
  • Synonyms: lame, hobble, gimp
  • Antonyms: firm, stiff, strong
  • Usage in a sentence: His writing limps from one cliché to another.

4. Word: Lapse (खत्म हो जाना)

  • Pronunciation: laps/ लैप्स
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning:
    a. an accidental or temporary decline or deviation from an expected or accepted condition or state; a temporary falling or slipping from a previous standard:
    b. a slip or error, often of a trivial sort; failure:
    c. an interval or passage of time; elapsed period:
    d. a moral fall, as from rectitude or virtue.
  • Synonyms: relapse, regress, retrogression
  • Antonyms: progress, advancement, continuation
  • Usage in a sentence: There was a lapse of ten minutes before the resumption of the program.

5. Word: Retaliate (बदला देना)

  • Pronunciation: ri-tal-ee-eyt/ रिटैलीएट
  • Part of Speech: Verb
  • Meaning:
    a. to return like for like, especially evil for evil:
    b. take revenge for a perceived wrong
  • Synonyms: revenge, avenge, reciprocate
  • Antonyms: pardon, excuse, forgive
  • Usage in a sentence: Cersei's army retaliated after the attack at King's landing. 

6. Word: Titan (असाधारण व्यक्ति)

  • Pronunciation: tahyt-n/ टाइटन
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning:
    a. the largest of the satellites of Saturn; has a hazy nitrogen atmosphere
    b. (Greek mythology) any of the primordial giant gods who ruled the Earth until overthrown by Zeus; 
    c. a person of exceptional importance and reputation
  • Synonyms: giant, colossus, heavyweight
  • Antonyms: diminutive, dwarf, weakling 
  • Usage in a sentence: The Titans were offspring of Uranus (Heaven) and Gaea (Earth)

7. Word: Heft (महत्त्व)

  • Pronunciation: heft/ हेफ्ट
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning:
    a. weight; heaviness:
    b. significance or importance.
    c. Archaic. the bulk or the main part.
  • Synonyms: heave, lift, ponderousness
  • Antonyms: adjunct, supplement, addendum
  • Usage in a sentence: It was a rather flimsy chair, without much heft to it.

8. Word: Compound (मिश्रित)

  • Pronunciation: kom-pound/ कम्पाउन्ड
  • Part of Speech: Adjective
  • Meaning:
    a. composed of two or more parts, elements, or ingredients:
    b. having or involving two or more actions or functions:
    c. something formed by compounding or combining parts, elements, etc.
    d. Chemistry. a pure substance composed of two or more elements whose composition is constant.
    e. to put together into a whole; combine:
  • Synonyms: composite, mixture, blend, 
  • Antonyms: separate, divide, avulsion
  • Usage in a sentence: Soap is a compound substance.

9. Word: Skirmish (लड़ाई)

  • Pronunciation: skur-mish/ स्कर्मिश
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning:
    a. Military. a fight between small bodies of troops, especially advanced or outlying detachments of opposing armies.
    b. any brisk conflict or encounter:
  • Synonyms: clash, battle, fight 
  • Antonyms: truce, agreement, peace
  • Usage in a sentence: She had a skirmish with her landlord about the rent.

10. Word: Impose (प्रभाव डालना)

  • Pronunciation: im-pohz/ इम्पोज़
  • Part of Speech: Verb
  • Meaning:
    a. to lay on or set as something to be borne, endured, obeyed, fulfilled, paid, etc.:
    b. to put or set by or as if by authority:
    c. to obtrude or thrust (oneself, one's company, etc.) upon others.
    d. to make an impression on the mind; impose one's or its authority or influence.
  • Synonyms: enforce, inflict, levy 
  • Antonyms: remove, disburden, detach
  • Usage in a sentence: The principal imposed a fine on all those students who came to school late. 

The Hindu Newspaper Vocabulary Based Exercises: 7th September, 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:

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.

  • Punitive
  • Grouse
  • Limping
  • Lapse
  • Retaliate

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.WordAntonym
1Titan  Diminutive 
2Heft Disburden 
3Compound Supplement 
4Skirmish Truce 
5Impose Avulsion 

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 September, 2023


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