Daily Hindu Editorial Vocabulary Wordlist: 9th May, 2023

By Shruti Kapoor|Updated : May 9th, 2023

Daily updated The Hindu Editorial vocabulary words with their meanings dated 9th 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: 9th May, 2023 " to shape up your vocabulary from the newspaper wordlist.

With the help of a daily wordlist from the Hindu newspaper of 9th 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: 9th May, 2023

1. Word: Expeditious (चुस्त)

  • Pronunciation: ek-spi-dish-uhs/ एक्स्पडिशस
  • Part of Speech: Adjective
  • Meaning: done with speed and efficiency.
  • Synonyms: swift, quick, speedy
  • Antonyms: slow, dilatory, sluggish
  • Usage in a sentence: This will assure expeditious processing and reduce the possibility of unnecessary delays.

2. Word: Prescient (भविष्य ज्ञानी)

  • Pronunciation: presh-uh nt/प्रेसीअन्ट
  • Part of Speech: Adjective
  • Meaning: 
    a. having or showing knowledge of events before they take place.
  • Synonyms: foreseeing, prophetic 
  • Antonyms: incautious, shortsighted
  • Use in a Sentence: It was a remarkably prescient vision.

 3Word: Imminent (आने वाला)

  • Pronunciationim-uh-nuhnt/ इमनन्ट
  • Part of Speech: Adjective
  • Meaning: about to happen.
  • Synonyms: impending, approaching, forthcoming, at hand, immediate
  • Antonyms: distant, far-off, doubtful
  • Usage in a sentence: We are awaiting their imminent arrival.

4.  Word: Erratic (अनियमित)

  • Pronunciation: ih-rat-ik/इरैटिक
  • Part of Speech: Adjective
  • Meaning: not even or regular in pattern or movement; unpredictable.
  • Synonyms: capricious, inconstant
  • Antonyms: consistent, unchanging
  • Use in Sentence: The singer gave an erratic performance.

5. WordDodge (झांसा देना)

  • Pronunciation: doj /डाज
  • Part of Speech: Verb, Noun
  • Meaning: 

       a. avoid (someone or something) by a sudden quick movement. [Verb]

       b. a sudden quick movement to avoid someone or something. [Noun]

  • Synonyms: Trick, Evade, Avoid
  • Antonyms: Confront, Tackle, Sustain
  • Use in a Sentence: Meera managed to dodge all the complicated situations by relaxing her mind.

6. Word: Complacent (प्रयासहीन)

  • Pronunciation: kuhm-pley-suhnt/ कम्प्लेसन्ट
  • Part of Speech: Adjective
  • Meaning: showing smug or uncritical satisfaction with oneself or one's achievements.
  • Synonyms: self-satisfied, comfortable, conceited, satisfied, docile
  • Antonyms: discontent, concerned, dissatisfied
  • Usage in a sentence: The strong economy has made people complacent.

7. Word: Vigilance (जागरूकता)

  • Pronunciationviji-lence
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning - the state of keeping a careful watch for danger
  • Synonyms -  watchfulness,  alertness
  • Antonyms - negligence, carelessness
    Usage in a sentence- Lack of vigilance caused the Titanic to crash into an iceberg that no one saw coming.

8. Word: Fatigue (थकान)

  • Pronunciation: fuh-teeg/ फटीग
  • Part of Speech: Noun, Verb
  • Meaning
    a. extreme tiredness resulting from mental or physical exertion or illness. [Noun]
    b. cause (someone) to feel exhausted. [Verb]
  • Synonyms: exhaustion, tiredness, drain
  • Antonyms: energize, refresh, vigour, liveliness
  • Usage in a Sentence: His reaction was the product of hunger and fatigue.

9. Word: Fervour (उत्साह)

  • Pronunciationfur-ver/ फर्वर
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning: intense and passionate feeling.
  • Synonyms: ardour, passion, fervency, desire, enthusiasm
  • Antonyms: agony, boredom, indifference, anguish, deprave
  • Usage in a sentence: The fervour surrounding her campaign continued right through election day.

 10. Word: Incursion (घुसपैठ)

  • Pronunciation: in-kur-zhuhn/ इन्कर्श़न
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning: an invasion or attack, especially a sudden or brief one.
  • Synonyms: invasion, raid, attack, intrusion
  • Antonyms: retreat, defend, decease, resort
  • Usage in a sentence: There were incursions from the border every summer.

Practice here Daily Wordlist Quiz

The Hindu Newspaper Vocabulary Based Exercises: 9th 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!

  • expeditious
  • prescient
  • imminent
  • erratic
  • dodge

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: 8th May, 2023


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