Daily Hindu Editorial Vocabulary Wordlist:11th August, 2023

By Shruti Kapoor|Updated : August 11th, 2023

Daily updated The Hindu Editorial vocabulary words with their meanings dated 11th August, 2023, 2023, 2023 are important for Bank, SSC, Railway & IAS exams. At BYJU’S Exam Prep, our Series is named "Daily Hindu Editorial Vocabulary Words List: 11th August, 2023, " to shape up your vocabulary from the newspaper wordlist.

With the help of a daily wordlist from the Hindu newspaper of 11th August, 2023our 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: 11th August, 2023

1. Word: Aversion (विमुखता)

  • Pronunciation: uh-vur-zhuhn/ अवर्श़न
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning
    a. a strong dislike or disinclination.
    b. someone or something that arouses a strong dislike or disinclination.
  • Synonyms: antipathy, distaste, abhorrence, loathing, disgust
  • Antonyms: desire, alacrity, passion, affinity
  • Usage in a Sentence: I simply have this ingrained aversion to the sight of bloodshed.

2. 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
  • Usage in a Sentence: The police took prompt action to apprehend the perp.

 3. Word: Vigilance (जागरूकता)

  • Pronunciation: viji-lence/विजलन्स
  • 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.

4. WordSubside (कम होना)

  • Pronunciation: suhb-sahyd/ सब्साइड
  • Part of Speech: Verb
  • Meaning: become less intense, violent, or severe
  • Synonyms: sink, diminish, decline, lessen
  • Antonyms: increase, grow, rise, extend
  • Usage in a Sentence: It is not uncommon for the pain to subside completely for many months and occasionally even years.

5. Word: Abate (कम करना)

  • Pronunciation: uh-beyt/अबेट
  • Part of Speech: Verb
  • Meaning
    a. to become less strong
    b. (Law)to put an end to or suppress (a nuisance)
    c. (Law)to suspend or extinguish (an action)
    d. to deduct or subtract
    e. to omit
  • Synonyms: lessen, diminish, decrease, reduce
  • Antonyms: increase, intensify, enhance
  • Usage in a sentence: The storm has started to abate.

6. Word: Optimism (आशावाद)

  • Pronunciationop-tuh-miz-uhm/ आप्टमिज़म
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning: hopefulness and confidence about the future or the success of something.
  • Synonyms: hopefulness, brightness, positivity
  • Antonyms: pessimism, gloom, despair, hopelessness
  • Usage in a sentence: The air-pollution board has reacted with cautious optimism to the announcement.

7. WordDivergence (विचलन, भिन्नता)

  • Pronunciation: dih-vur-juhns/डाइवर्जन्स
  • Part of Speech
  • Meaning:
    a. the act, fact, or amount of diverging
    b. (in physics, meteorology, etc.) the total amount of flux escaping an infinitesimal volume at a point in a vector field, as the net flow of air from a given region
  • Synonyms: difference, deviation, variance
  • Antonyms: convergence, agreement, harmony
  • Usage in a sentence: Recently published statistics show a divergence from previous trends. 

8. Word: Impart  (देना)

  • Pronunciation: im-pahrt/इम्पार्ट
  • Part of Speech: Verb 
  • Meaning: to distribute a portion of something
  • Synonyms: provide, give, offer
  • Antonyms: keep, hide, beg
  • Use in Sentence: A teacher’s job is to impart knowledge to her students.

9. WordLag (अंतराल, पिछ)

  • Pronunciation: lag/लैग
  • Part of Speech: Noun, Verb
  • Meaning
    a. fail to keep up with another or others in movement or development. (Verb)
    b. a period of time between one event and another. (Noun)
  • Synonyms: linger, delay, trail, loiter
  • Antonyms: hasten, rush, bustle, bolt, hustle
  • Usage in a Sentence: We had almost completed the project when the system began to lag.

10Word: Linger (रुका रहना)

  • Pronunciationling-ger/ लिंगर
  • Part of Speech: Verb
  • Meaning
    a. stay in a place longer than necessary because of a reluctance to leave.
    b. spend a long time over (something).
    c. be slow to disappear or die.
  • Synonyms: loiter, stay, remain, wait
  • Antonyms: rush, hurry, leave
  • Usage in a sentence:  There's no need to linger over this stage of the interview.

The Hindu Newspaper Vocabulary Based Exercises: 11th August, 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!

Exercise 1:

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!

  • aversion
  • prompt
  • vigilance 
  • subside
  • abate

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: 10th August, 2023


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