Daily Hindu Editorial Vocabulary Wordlist: 9th November, 2022

By Shruti Kapoor|Updated : November 9th, 2022

Daily updated The Hindu Editorial vocabulary words with their meanings dated 9th November, 2022 are important for Bank, SSC, Railway & IAS exams. At BYJU’S Exam Prep, our Series is named "Daily Hindu Editorial Vocabulary Words List: 9th November, 2022" to shape up your vocabulary from the newspaper wordlist.

With the help of a daily wordlist from the Hindu newspaper of 9th November, 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 sear, awry  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 November, 2022

1. Word: Catastrophic (अनर्थकारी)

  • Pronunciation: kat-uh-strof-ik/कैटस्ट्राफिक
  • Part of Speech: Adjective
  • Meaning:
    a. of the nature of a catastrophe, or disastrous event; calamitous
  • Synonyms: disastrous, tragic, ruinous, destructive
  • Antonyms: harmless, lucky, encouraging
  • Usage in a sentence: She had to put her catastrophic Olympic performance out of her mind.

2. WordExacerbate (उत्तेजित करना)

  • Pronunciation: ig-zas-er-beyt/इग्ज़ैसर्बेट
  • Part of Speech: Verb
  • Meaning
    a. to increase the severity, bitterness, or violence of (disease, ill feeling, etc.)
    b. to embitter the feelings of (a person); irritate; exasperate
  • Synonyms: aggravate, worsen, intensify, increase
  • Antonyms: improve, soothe, alleviate, ease
  • Usage in a sentence: This attack will exacerbate the already tense relations between the two communities.

 3Word: Squabble (झगड़ा)

  • Pronunciation: skwob-uhl/स्क्वाबल
  • Part of Speech
  • Meaning:
    a. to engage in a petty quarrel (Verb)
    b. Printing. to disarrange and mix (composed type) (Verb)
    c. a petty quarrel (Noun)
  • Synonyms: bickering, quarrel, wrangling
  • Antonyms: accord, agreement, compromise
  • Usage in a sentence: Polly and Susie were having a squabble about who was going to hold the dog's lead. 

4. Word: Interim (मध्यकाल/अंतरिम)

  • Pronunciation: in-ter-uh m/इन्ट्रम
  • Part of Speech: Adjective, Noun
  • Meaning:
    a. in or for the intervening period; provisional. [Adjective]
    b. the intervening time. [Noun]
  • Synonyms: meanwhile, cessation
  • Antonyms: perpetual, everlasting
  • Use in a Sentence: During the interim period, air quality has deteriorated.

5. WordBreakthrough (महत्वपूर्ण खोज)

  • Pronunciation: breyk-throo/ ब्रैक्थ्रू
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning:
    a. a sudden, dramatic, and important discovery or development.
    b. an instance of achieving success in a particular sphere or activity.
  • Synonyms: find, improvement, innovation, revolution
  • Antonyms: throwback, decline, impasse, digress
  • Use in a Sentence: We have achieved a real breakthrough in the search for peace.

6. Word: Nudge (टहोका मारना)

  • Part of Speech: Verb, Noun
  • Pronunciation: nuhj/नज
  • Meaning: 

        a. prod (someone) gently with one's elbow in order to attract attention. [Verb]

        b. a light touch or push. [Noun]

  • Synonyms: push, poke
  • Antonyms: discourage, dissuade
  • Use in a Sentence: I gave him a nudge to wake him up.

7. Word: Lofty (उच्च)

  • Pronunciation: lawf-tee/लॉफ्टी
  • Part of Speech: Adjective
  • Meaning: 
    a. of imposing height.
    b. (of wool and other textiles) thick and resilient.
    c. eminent
  • Synonyms: elevated, haughty
  • Antonyms: modest, humble
  • Use in a Sentence: The man has a lofty position in the firm.

8. Word: Converge (अभिसरित होना)

  • Pronunciation: kuhn-vurj/कन्वर्ज
  • Part of Speech: Verb
  • Meaning: 

        a. (of lines) tend to meet at a point.

        b. (of a series) approximate in the sum of its terms towards a definite limit.

  • Synonyms: meet, intersect, connect, coincide
  • Antonyms: separate, scatter, diverge, disperse
  • Use in a Sentence: These lines converge at a certain point.

9. Word: Renege (त्यागना)

  • Pronunciation: ri-nig
  • Part of Speech: Verb
  • Meaning: go back on a promise, undertaking, or contract.
  • Synonyms: repudiate, revoke, deny
  • Antonyms: fulfill
  • Usage in a sentence: The government had reneged on its election promises.

10. Word: Nimble (कुशल)

  • Pronunciation: nim-buhl
  • Part of Speech: Adjective
  • Meaning: 
    a. quick and light in movement or action; agile.
    b. (of the mind) able to think and understand quickly.
  • Synonyms: agile, quick, swift, clever
  • Antonyms: clumsy, slow, awkward, sluggish
  • Usage in a sentence: nimble mind backed by a degree in economics gave him a firm grasp over financial matters.

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

  • catastrophic
  • exacerbate
  • Squabble
  • interim
  • breakthrough

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 November, 2022


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