Daily Hindu Editorial Vocabulary Wordlist:16th August, 2023

By Shruti Kapoor|Updated : August 16th, 2023

Daily updated The Hindu Editorial vocabulary words with their meanings dated 16th 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: 16th August, 2023, " to shape up your vocabulary from the newspaper wordlist.

With the help of a daily wordlist from the Hindu newspaper of 16th 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: 16th August, 2023

1. Word: Shy of(संकोच करना)

  • Pronunciation: shahyuh-of/शाइ अव
  • Part of Speech: Phrasal Verb
  • Meaning: 
    a. slightly less than, slightly earlier than, or a short distance from something
  • Synonyms: less, fewer
  • Antonyms: more, extra
  • Use in Sentence: They scored just shy of 100 goals last year.

2. Word: Restraint (नियंत्रण)

  • Pronunciation: ri-streynt/रीस्ट्रैन्ट
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning: 
    a. a measure or condition that keeps someone or something under control.
    b. unemotional, dispassionate, or moderate behaviour; self-control.
  • Synonyms:  self-discipline, control
  • Antonyms: freedom, allowance
  • Usage in Sentence: The girl showed great restraint by not crying.

 3Word: Satiate ( तृप्त करना)

  • Part of Speech: Verb
  • Meaning:

      a. fill to satisfaction

  • Synonyms:  sate, satisfy, glut, quench, gorge
  • Antonyms: deprive, insatiate, bereave, starve
  • Use in a Sentence: The actor feels that satiating his creativity as an artist is more important than money.

4. Word: Diverse (भिन्न प्रकार का)

  • Pronunciation: dih-vurs/डाइवर्स 
  • Part of Speech: Adjective
  • Meaning:
    a. distinct in kind; essentially different; dissimilar
  • Synonyms: Disparate, different, dissimilar
  • Antonyms: similar, alike, same 
  • Usage in a sentence: Our diverse student body includes individuals from over seventy countries.

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5. Word: Integrate (एकीकृत)

  • Pronunciation: in·​te·​grate/ इन्टग्रेट
  • Part of Speech: Verb
  • Meaning: combine (one thing) with another to form a whole
  • Synonyms: accommodate, blend
  • Antonyms: disarrange, disperse
  • Usage in a Sentence: The data administrator is going to integrate the databases so we can work in one system instead of two.

6. Word:  Simmer

  • Part of Speech: Verb, Noun
  • Meaning:
    (a) stay just below boiling point while bubbling gently (धीमी आँच पर पकाना) (verb)
    (b) a state or temperature just below boiling point (कम ताप) (noun)
  • Pronunciation: सिमर (si-mer)
  • Synonyms: Stew, Seethe, Bubble, Parboil
  • Antonyms: Erupt, Burst, Freeze
  • Use in a Sentence:
    (a) After simmering the water, he added the tea leaves. (verb)
    (b) The chef reduced the boiling water to a simmer and then added the ingredients.  

7. Word: Induction (अनुगम)

  • Pronunciation: in-duhk-shuh n/ इन्डक्शन
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning:
    a. the action or process of inducting someone to a post or organization.
    b. the process or action of bringing about or giving rise to something. 
  • Synonyms: initiation, installation, inauguration, introduction
  • Antonyms: conclusion, rejection, closure
  • Usage in a sentence: The induction of new students will take place in the main hall.

8. Word: Barring (को छोड़कर)

  • Pronunciationbahr-ing/ बारिंग
  • Part of Speech: Preposition
  • Meaning: except for; if not for.
  • Synonyms: except, excluding, besides
  • Antonyms: in addition, accommodating, including, as well as
  • Usage in a sentence: No one, barring the magician himself, knows how the trick is done.

9. Word: Get the marching orders (बर्खास्तगी का आदेश)

  • Part of Speech: Phrasal Verb
  • Meaning: 
    a. an order from a superior officer for troops to depart
    b. (informal) notice of dismissal or discharge
  • Synonyms: Boot someone, discharge, fire someone
  • Antonyms: welcome, allow, hire someone
  • Use in Sentence: She was called into the boss's office and given her marching orders.

10. Word: Vet (जाँचना)

  • Pronunciation: vet/ वेट
  • Part of Speech: Verb, Noun
  • Meaning
    a. make a careful and critical examination of (something). (Verb)
    b. investigate (someone) thoroughly, especially in order to ensure that they are suitable for a job requiring secrecy, loyalty, or trustworthiness. (Verb)
    c. a veterinary surgeon. (Noun)
    d. a veteran (Noun)
  • Synonyms: examine, inspect, scrutinize
  • Usage in a sentence: Hughes called on ministers to vet the new gospel play for him.

The Hindu Newspaper Vocabulary Based Exercises: 16th 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!

  • shy of
  • induction
  • restraint
  • diverse 
  • satiate

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: 14th August, 2023


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