Daily Hindu Editorial Vocabulary Wordlist:14th August, 2023

By Shruti Kapoor|Updated : August 14th, 2023

Daily updated The Hindu Editorial vocabulary words with their meanings dated 14th 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: 14th August, 2023, " to shape up your vocabulary from the newspaper wordlist.

With the help of a daily wordlist from the Hindu newspaper of 14th 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: 14th August, 2023

1. Word: Proclaim (घोषित करना)

  • Pronunciation: proh-kleym, pruh-/ प्रोक्लेम
  • Part of Speech: Verb
  • Meaning: 
    a. announce officially or publicly.
    b. indicate clearly.
  • Synonyms: announce, declare, publish
  • Antonyms: conceal, hide, retract, deny
  • Usage in a sentence: Press and provincial assemblies hastened to proclaim solidarity with the Tsar.

2. Word: Seizures (अभिग्रहण)

  • Pronunciation: see-zher/सीश़र
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning: 
    a. the action of capturing someone or something using force.
    b. a sudden attack of illness, especially a stroke or an epileptic fit.
  • Synonyms: takeover, apprehension
  • Antonyms: release, liberation
  • Use in a Sentence: The court ordered the seizure of his assets.

 3. Word: Lynch (बिना वैध निर्णय के मार डालना)

  • Pronunciation: linch/लिन्च
  • Part of Speech: Verb
  • Meaning: 
    a. If a crowd of people lynch someone who they believe is guilty of a crime, they kill them without a legal trial, usually by hanging
  • Synonyms: kill, murder, hang
  • Antonyms: save lives, protect
  • Usage in a sentence: The accused killer was lynched by an angry mob.

4. Word: Subversive (क्रांतिकारी)

  • Pronunciation: suhb-vur-siv/सब्वर्सिव
  • Part of Speech: Adjective, Noun
  • Meaning:
    a. tending or intending to subvert or overthrow, destroy, or undermine an established or existing system (Adjective)
    b. a person who adopts subversive principles or policies (Noun)
  • Synonyms: insurgent, revolutionary, seditious
  • Antonyms: loyal, law-abiding
  • Usage in a sentence: The FBI had the duty of obtaining evidence of subversive activity.

5. Word: Abstruse (अव्यक्त)

  • Pronunciation: ab-stroos/ऐब्स्ट्रूस
  • Part of Speech: Adjective
  • Meaning: difficult to understand; obscure.
  • Synonyms: obscure, perplexing
  • Antonyms: clear, obvious
  • Use in a Sentence: Chess playing is a game of such abstruse and dazzling complexity.

6. Word: Overhaul (पूरी जाँच करके मरम्मत करना)

  • Pronunciation: oh-ver-hawl/ओवर्हॉल
  • Part of Speech
  • Meaning:

        a) take apart (a piece of machinery or equipment) in order to examine it and repair it if necessary. [Verb]

        b) overtake (someone), especially in a sporting event. [Verb]

        c) a thorough examination of machinery or a system, with repairs or changes made if necessary. [Noun]

  • Synonyms: repair, improve, refurbish
  • Antonyms: break down, rupture
  • Use in a Sentence: The machinery needs a complete overhaul.

7. WordPreponderance (प्रचुरता)

  • Pronunciation: pri-pon-der-uhns/प्रीपान्ड्रन्स
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning: the quality or fact of being greater in number, quantity, or importance.
  • Synonyms: prevalence, dominance
  • Antonyms: uncommonness, counterbalance
  • Use in a Sentence: There is a preponderance of female students in the music department.

8. Word: Autocracy (एकतंत्र)

  • Pronunciation: aw-tok-ruh-see/ऑटाक्रसी
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning: a system of government by one person with absolute power.
  • Synonyms: dictatorship, monocracy, authority
  • Antonyms: democracy, oligarchy
  • Use in a Sentence: Many underdeveloped countries are abandoning autocracy.

9.  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.

10Word: Embody (सम्मिलित करना)

  • Pronunciation: em-bod-ee/एम्बाडी
  • Part of Speech: Verb
  • Meaning:
    a. to give a concrete form to; express, personify, or exemplify in concrete form
    b. to provide with a body; incarnate; make corporeal
    c. to collect into or include in a body; organize; incorporate
    d. to embrace or comprise
  • Synonyms: include, epitomize, incorporate
  • Antonyms: exclude, disembody, disintegrate 
  • Usage in a sentence: She embodied good sportsmanship on the playing field.

The Hindu Newspaper Vocabulary Based Exercises: 14th 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!

  • proclaim
  • seizures
  • lynch
  • subversive
  • abstruse

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: 11th August, 2023


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