Daily Hindu Editorial Vocabulary Wordlist: 9th September, 2022

By Yitika Saini|Updated : September 9th, 2022

Daily updated The Hindu Editorial vocabulary words with their meanings dated 9th September, 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 September, 2022" to shape up your vocabulary from the newspaper wordlist.

With the help of a daily wordlist from the Hindu newspaper of 9th September, 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 resonate, unviable 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 September, 2022

1. Word: Contentious (कलहप्रिय)

  • Pronunciation: kuh n-ten-shuh s
  • Part of Speech: Adjective
  • Meaning: 

        a. causing or likely to cause an argument; controversial.

        b. involving heated argument.

  • Synonyms: quarrelsome, combative, belligerent
  • Antonyms: pacifist, friendly, amicable
  • Usage in a Sentence: She has some contentious opinions on education.

2. WordElusive (दुशप्राप्य)

  • Pronunciation: ih-loo-siv/ इलूसिव
  • Part of Speech: Adjective
  • Meaning: difficult to find, catch, or achieve.
  • Synonyms: evasive, slippery
  • Antonyms: easy, identifiable
  • Usage in a sentence: The answers to these questions remain as elusive as ever.

3. Word: Advent (आगमन) 

  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning: the arrival of a notable person or thing 
  • Pronunciation: ऐड्वेन्ट (ad-vent)
  • Synonyms: Coming, Arrival, Emergence
  • Antonyms: Leave, Departure, Exit
  • Use in a Sentence: The advent of the steam engine brought about a transformation in the outlook towards transportation. 

4. Word: Incumbent (पदाधिकारी)

  • Pronunciation: in-kuhm-buh nt/इन्कम्बन्ट
  • Part of Speech: Adjective, Noun
  • Meaning: 
    a. holding an indicated position, role, office, etc., currently (Verb)
    b. obligatory (often followed by on or upon) (Verb)
    c. the holder of an office (Noun)
    d. a person or business that holds a particular position in a company, market, industry, etc. at the present time (Noun)
  • Synonyms: occupant, holder, obligatory, binding
  • Antonyms: non current, dispensable
  • Usage in a sentence: The incumbent president faces problems which began many years before he took office.

5. Word: Turnaround (अचानक परिवर्तन करना)

  • Pronunciation: turn-uh-round /टर्नराउन्ड
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning: an abrupt or unexpected change, especially one that results in a more favourable situation.
  • Synonyms: reversion, lapse, regress, reversal
  • Antonyms: progress, advancement, headway
  • Use in a Sentence: We must reduce costs and shorten turnaround times.

6. Word: Inimical (अहितकर)

  • Pronunciation: ih-nim-i-kuhl/ इनिमिकल
  • Part of Speech: Adjective
  • Meaning: 
    a. tending to obstruct or harm.
    b. unfriendly; hostile.
  • Synonyms: hostile, unfriendly, harmful, antagonistic, injurious
  • Antonyms: friendly, desirous, advantageous, hospitable
  • Usage in a Sentence: We received an inimical response rather than the anticipated support.

7. Word: Rhetoric (शब्दाडम्बर)

  • Pronunciationret-er-ik
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning: language designed to have a persuasive or impressive effect, but which is often regarded as lacking in sincerity or meaningful content.
  • Synonyms: Elocution, Discourse, Bombast
  • Antonyms: Conciseness, Quiet
  • Use in a Sentence: As the elections are just one week away, the rhetoric on both parties is building.

8. Word: Brutal (निर्दय)

  • Pronunciation: broot-l/ब्रूटल
  • Part of Speech: Noun/ Adjective
  • Meaning:
    a. cruel, violent, and completely without feelings (Noun)
    b. savage (Adjective)
  • Synonyms: savage, cruel, inhuman, irrational, unreasoning
  • Antonyms: charitable, benevolent, sympathetic, humane
  • Usage in a sentence: The brutal attack on democracy was highly condemned.

9. Word: Trigger (सक्रिय करना)

  • Part of Speech: Verb
  • Pronunciationtrig-er/ट्रिगर
  • Meaning: cause (a device) to function.
  • Synonyms: activate, spark, initiate
  • Antonyms: halt, block, deactivate 
  • Use in a Sentence: Some people notice that certain foods trigger their headaches.

10. Word: Prompt (शीघ्र)

  • Pronunciation: prompt/प्राम्प्ट
  • Part of Speech: Adjective, Verb, Adverb
  • Meaning: 

        a. done without delay; immediate. [Adjective]

        b. (of an event or fact) cause or bring about (an action or feeling). [Verb]

        c. exactly (with reference to a specified time). [Adverb]

  • Synonyms: impel, persuade
  • Antonyms: tardy, sluggish
  • Use in a Sentence: We would be grateful for the prompt payment of your account.

Practice here Daily Wordlist Quiz

The Hindu Newspaper Vocabulary Based Exercises: 9th September, 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!

  • Advent
  • Prompt
  • Rhetoric
  • Inimical
  • Contentious

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: 7rd September, 2022


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