Daily Hindu Editorial Vocabulary Wordlist: 9th January, 2023

By Shruti Kapoor|Updated : January 9th, 2023

Daily updated The Hindu Editorial vocabulary words with their meanings dated 9th January, 2023 are important for Bank, SSC, Railway & IAS exams. At BYJU’S Exam Prep, our Series is named "Daily Hindu Editorial Vocabulary Words List: 9th January, 2023" to shape up your vocabulary from the newspaper wordlist.

With the help of a daily wordlist from the Hindu newspaper of 9th January, 2023 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  etc. which can be downloaded from the monthly PDF of The Hindu Editorial Vocabulary to strengthen your preparation.

Important Vocabulary from The Hindu Editorial: 9th January, 2023

1. WordGoodwill (सद्भावना)

  • Pronunciation: good-wil /गुड्विल
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning: 
    a. friendly disposition; benevolence; kindness.
    b. cheerful acquiescence or consent.
    c. Commerce. an intangible, salable asset arising from the reputation of a business and its relations with its customers, distinct from the value of its stock and other tangible assets.
  • Synonyms: benevolence, kindness, compassion, friendliness
  • Antonyms: hostility, malice, enmity, animosity
  • Usage in a sentence: In the blink of an eye, his mischief made him lose the goodwill of his friends.

2. Word:  Linguistic (भाषा संबंधी)

  • Pronunciation: ling-gwis-tik/लिंगग्विस्टिक
  • Part of Speech: Adjective
  • Meaning:
    a. connected with language or the study of language.
  • Synonyms: language, rhetoric, the spoken word, philology
  • Antonyms: non linguistic, non verbal
  • Usage in a sentence: There are many linguistic affinities between the numerous Indo-Aryan languages.

 3Word: Enact (पूरा करना)

  • Pronunciation: en-akt/एनैक्ट
  • Part of Speech: Verb
  • Meaning: 
    a. make (a bill or other proposal) law.
    b. put into practice (an idea or suggestion).
  • Synonyms: ordain, execute, legislate
  • Antonyms: abolish, revoke, repeal, abrogate
  • Usage in a Sentence: The executive could not enact the laws without the consent of Parliament.

4. Word: Discourse (तर्क)

  • Pronunciation: dis-kohrs/ डिस्कोर्स
  • Part of Speech: Noun, Verb
  • Meaning:
    a. written or spoken communication or debate. [Noun]
    b. speak or write authoritatively about a topic. [Verb]
  • Synonyms: talk, lecture, speech, discussion
  • Antonyms: silence, quiet
  • Usage in a sentence: He was able to discourse at great length on the problems of education.

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5. Word: Cast a shadow over (फीका कर देना)

  • Pronunciation: kast- a -shad-oh -oh-ver/ कास्ट अ  शैडो
  • Meaning: To fill a place with sadness, grief, dread, or any strong negative emotion
  • Synonyms: overshadow, obscure, darken
  • Antonyms: light up, encourage, illuminate
  • Usage in Sentence: The child's sudden death cast a dark shadow over the house.

6. Word: Contingent (प्रासंगिक)

  • Pronunciation: kuh n-tin-juh nt/कन्टिन्जन्ट
  • Part of Speech: Adjective
  • Meaning: 
    a. subject to chance.
    b. occurring or existing only if (certain circumstances) are the case; dependent on.
  • Synonyms: fortuitous, conditional, provisional
  • Antonyms: certain, necessary, independent
  • Usage in a Sentence: Our success is contingent upon your support.

7. Word: Consign (सौंपना)

  • Pronunciation: kuh n-sahyn/कन्साइन
  • Part of Speech: Verb
  • Meaning: put someone or something in (a place) in order to be rid of it or them.
  • Synonyms: deliver, commit, authorize
  • Antonyms: hold, retain, abduct
  • Usage in a Sentence: After the financial crisis, she was consigned to a life of poverty.

8. Word: Flak (तिरस्कार)

  • Pronunciation: flak/फ्लैक
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning: strong criticism.
  • Synonyms: disapproval, condemnation, dissent
  • Antonyms: praise, compliment, praise
  • Usage in a Sentence: Her interview fetched her a lot of flak from the press.

9. Word: Bask in something (आनंद लूटना)

  • Pronunciation: bask in sumthing/बास्क इन समथिंग 
  • Part of Speech: Phrasal Verb
  • Meaning:
    a. to take pleasure from something that makes you feel good
  • Synonyms: luxuriate in, wallow in, relish
  • Antonyms: disappoint, abstain, distress
  • Usage in a sentence: He basked in his moment of glory, holding the trophy up to the crowd.

10. Word: Bode (शकुन होना)

  • Pronunciation: bohd/बोड
  • Part of Speech: Verb
  • Meaning
    a. to portend
    b. to be a sign of something that will happen in the future, usually something very good or bad
  • Synonyms: portend, foreshadow, augur, predict, foretell, forecast, presage
  • Usage in a sentence: This does not bode well for the future of the peace process.

The Hindu Newspaper Vocabulary-Based Exercises: 9th January, 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!

  • goodwill 
  • linguistic 
  • enact
  • discourse 
  • cast shadow over

Exercise 2: Match the columns.

SR No.WordSynonym
4bask in (something) augur
5flakluxuriate in 

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 January, 2023


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