Daily Hindu Editorial Vocabulary Wordlist: 8th May, 2023

By Shruti Kapoor|Updated : May 8th, 2023

Daily updated The Hindu Editorial vocabulary words with their meanings dated 8th May, 2023 are important for Bank, SSC, Railway & IAS exams. At BYJU’S Exam Prep, our Series is named "Daily Hindu Editorial Vocabulary Words List: 8th May, 2023 " to shape up your vocabulary from the newspaper wordlist.

With the help of a daily wordlist from the Hindu newspaper of 8th May, 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: 8th May, 2023

1. Word: Culmination (चरमबिन्दु)

  • Pronunciation: kuhl-muh-ney-shuhn/ कल्मनेशन
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning: the highest or climactic point of something, especially as attained after a long time.
  • Synonyms: peak, climax, pinnacle, conclusion
  • Antonyms: beginning, commencement, opening
  • Usage in a sentence: The space race reached its culmination in the first moonwalk.

2. Word: Embrace (ग्रहण करना)

  • Pronunciation: em-breys/ इम्ब्रैस
  • Part of Speech: Verb, Noun
  • Meaning: accept (a belief, theory, or change) willingly and enthusiastically.
  • Synonyms: hold, embody, accept, take in 
  • Antonyms: discard, reject, eliminate
  • Use in a Sentence: Some people are not willing to embrace new technologies.

 3Word: Obeisance (अभिवादन)

  • Pronunciation: oh-bey-suh ns/ ओबेसन्स
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning
    a. deferential respect.
    b. a gesture expressing deferential respect, such as a bow or curtsy.
  • Synonyms: homage, respect, deference, obedience, reverence
  • Antonyms: disobedience, disrespect, contempt, shame
  • Usage in a Sentence: In Hong Kong this week, local business leaders have been falling all over themselves to affirm obeisance to Beijing.

4. WordAegis (संरक्षण)

  • Pronunciation: ee-jis/ ईजिस
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning: the protection, backing, or support of a particular person or organization.
  • Synonyms: protection, patronage, backing
  • Antonyms: attack, danger, hindrance
  • Usage in a Sentence: The knight was under the aegis of the king and therefore, he was not punished for his crimes against the villagers.

5. Word: Mantle (ढकना/दायित्व)

  • Pronunciation: man-tl/मैन्टल
  • Part of Speech: Noun, Verb
  • Meaning: 
    a. an important role or responsibility that passes from one person to another. [Noun]
    b. cloak or envelop. [Verb]
  • Synonyms: onus, job, conceal, hide
  • Antonyms: give insight, make public
  • Use in a Sentence: He has been asked to take on the mantle of managing director in the new office.

6. Word: Franchise (मताधिकार)

  • Pronunciation: fran-chahyz/ फ्रैन्चाइज़
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning: an authorization granted by a government or company to an individual or group enabling them to carry out specified commercial activities, for example acting as an agent for a company's products.
  • Synonyms: warrant, charter, licence, permit
  • Usage in a sentence: The diving school has acquired a franchise for scuba equipment.

7. Word: Monarchy (साम्राज्य)

  • Pronunciation: mon-er-kee/मानर्की
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning:
    a. the system of having a king or queen
  • Synonyms: kingdom, sovereignty, autocracy
  • Antonyms: democracy, republic
  • Usage in a sentence: Is monarchy relevant in the modern world or should it be abolished?

8. Word: Abdicate (त्यागना)

  • Pronunciation: ab-di-keyt/ ऐब्डकेट
  • Part of Speech: Verb
  • Meaning:
    a. (of a monarch) renounce one's throne.
    b. fail to fulfil or undertake (a responsibility or duty).
  • Synonyms: abandon, resign, renounce
  • Antonyms: claim, assume
  • Usage in a sentence: The king was forced to abdicate the throne.

9. Word: Scrutinise (बारीकी से देखना)

  • Pronunciationskroot-n-ahyz/ स्क्रूटनाइज़
  • Part of Speech: Verb
  • Meaning: examine or inspect closely and thoroughly.
  • Synonyms: examine, investigate, inspect
  • Antonyms: ignore, neglect, reject, overlook
  • Usage in a sentence: When you have completed the whole exercise, scrutinise it and pay particular attention to your adjectives.

 10. Word: Arbitrary (इच्छाधीन)

  • Pronunciation: ahr-bi-trer-ee?आर्बिट्रेरी 
  • Part of Speech: Adjective
  • Meaning: based on random choice or personal whim, rather than any reason or system.
  • Synonyms: irrational, inconsistent, freakish
  • Antonyms: reasonable, circumspect, objective
  • Use in a Sentence: Her supposition was arbitrary, based on no valid proof. 

Practice here Daily Wordlist Quiz

The Hindu Newspaper Vocabulary Based Exercises: 8th May, 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!

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!

  • culmination
  • embrace
  • Obeisance
  • aegis
  • mantle

Exercise 2: Match the columns.

SR No.WordSynonym

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: 5th May, 2023


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