Daily Hindu Editorial Vocabulary Wordlist: 8th July, 2022

By Shruti Kapoor|Updated : July 8th, 2022

Daily updated The Hindu Editorial vocabulary words with their meanings dated 8th July, 2022 are important for Bank, SSC, Railway & IAS exams. At BYJU’S Exam Prep, our Series is named "Daily Hindu Editorial Vocabulary Words List: 8th July, 2022 " to shape up your vocabulary from the newspaper wordlist.

With the help of a daily wordlist from the Hindu newspaper of 8th July, 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 adage, arbitrate etc. which can be downloaded from the monthly PDF of The Hindu Editorial Vocabulary to strengthen your preparation.

Important Vocabulary from The Hindu Editorial: 8th July 2022 

1. Word: Arbitrate (मध्यस्थता करना)

  • Pronunciation: ahr-bi-treyt/ आर्बिट्रेट
  • Part of Speech: Verb
  • Meaning: (of an independent person or body) reach an authoritative judgement or settlement.
  • Synonyms: mediate, adjudicate, intercede, moderate, negotiate
  • Antonyms: make war, have a row, incite
  • Usage in a Sentence: A committee was created to arbitrate between the management and the union.

2.  WordImperative (आज्ञार्थक,जरूरी)

  • Pronunciation: im-per-uh-tiv/इम्पेरटिव
  • Part of Speech: Adjective, Noun
  • Meaning: 
    a. of vital importance; crucial. [Adjective]
    b. giving an authoritative command; peremptory. [Adjective]
    c. an essential or urgent thing. [Noun]
  • Synonyms: necessary, obligatory, requisite
  • Antonyms: nonessential, insignificant, needless
  • Use in a Sentence: In an organization, a prompt reply is imperative.

3. Word: Burgeon (बढ़ना)

  • Pronunciation: bur-juh n]/बर्जन
  • Part of Speech: Verb
  • Meaning: begin to grow or increase rapidly; flourish.
  • Synonyms: develop, expand
  • Antonyms: diminish, dwindle
  • Usage in a Sentence: Seeds begin to burgeon at the initiation of spring.

4.  Word: Adage (कहावत)

  • Pronunciation: ad-ij/ऐडिज
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning:
    a. a wise saying
    b. a traditional saying expressing a common experience or observation; proverb
  • Synonyms: proverb, maxim, saying, axiom
  • Usage in a sentence: He remembered the old adage "Look before you leap".

5. Word: Prejudice (पक्षपात)

  • Pronunciation: prej-uh-dis/प्रेजडिस
  • Part of Speech: Noun, Verb
  • Meaning:
    a. an unfavorable opinion or feeling formed beforehand or without knowledge, thought, or reason (Noun)
    b. any preconceived opinion or feeling, either favorable or unfavorable (Noun)
    c. unreasonable feelings, opinions, or attitudes, especially of a hostile nature, regarding an ethnic, racial, social, or religious group (Noun)
    d. damage or injury; detriment (Noun)
    e. someone or something that prejudices you influences you unfairly so that you form an unreasonable opinion about something (Verb)
  • Synonyms: bias, partiality, influence, discrimination
  • Antonyms: tolerance, fairness, justice, equity
  • Usage in a sentence: Laws against racial prejudice must be strictly enforced.

6. Word: Hue (विविध रंग/चिल्लाहट)

  • Pronunciation: hyoo/ह्यू
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning
    a. (a degree of lightness, darkness, strength, etc. of) a colour
    b. a different type or group
    c. form or appearance
  • Synonyms: shade, tone, tint, tinge
  • Antonyms: bleach, light
  • Usage in a sentence: In the Caribbean waters there are fish of every hue.

7. Word: Quagmire (दलदल)

  • Pronunciation: kwag-mahyuhr/क्वैग्माइअर
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning: 
    a. a situation from which extrication is very difficult
    b. anything soft or flabby
    c. an area of miry or boggy ground whose surface yields under the tread
  • Synonyms: marsh,swamp, bog, mire
  • Usage in a sentence: At the end of the game, the pitch was a real quagmire.

8. Word: Callous (कठोर)

  • Pronunciation: kal-uhs/कैलस
  • Part of Speech: Adjective
  • Meaning:
    a. unkind, cruel, and without sympathy or feeling for other people
  • Synonyms: heartless, insensitive, unfeeling
  • Antonyms: sensitive, kind, benevolent
  • Usage in a sentence: It might sound callous, but I don't care if he's homeless. He's not living with me!

9. Word: Transgression (आज्ञालंघन)

  • Pronunciation: trans-gresh-uh n/ ट्रैन्ज़्ग्रेशन
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning: an act that goes against a law, rule, or code of conduct; an offence.
  • Synonyms: violation, infraction, infringement
  • Antonyms: obedience, adherence
  • Usage in a sentence: Their transgression was motivated by false consciousness.

10. Word: Inflict (थोपना)

  • Pronunciation: in-flikt/इन्फ्लिक्ट
  • Part of Speech: Verb
  • Meaning:
    a. to impose as something that must be borne or suffered
    b. to impose (anything unwelcome)
    c. to deal or deliver, as a blow
  • Synonyms: entail, force, impose, thrust
  • Antonyms: hold, keep, abstain, withhold
  • Usage in a sentence: These new bullets are capable of inflicting massive injuries.

Practice here Daily Wordlist Quiz

The Hindu Newspaper Vocabulary Based Exercises: 8th July 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!

  • arbitrate
  • imperative
  • burgeon
  • adage
  • prejudice

    Exercise 2: Match the columns.
SR No.WordSynonym
1huethrust
2quagmireinsensitive
3calloustint
4transgressionswamp
5inflictinfringement

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: 7th July, 2022

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