Daily Hindu Editorial Vocabulary Wordlist:21st August, 2023

By Shruti Kapoor|Updated : August 21st, 2023

Daily updated The Hindu Editorial vocabulary words with their meanings dated 21st 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: 21st August, 2023, " to shape up your vocabulary from the newspaper wordlist.

With the help of a daily wordlist from the Hindu newspaper of 21st 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: 21st August, 2023

1. Word: Assuage (सन्तोष देना)

  • Pronunciation: uh-sweyj/ अस्वेज 
  • Part of Speech: Verb
  • Meaning
    a. make (an unpleasant feeling) less intense.
    b. satisfy (an appetite or desire).
  • Synonyms: relieve, ease, alleviate, soothe, mitigate, satisfy, fulfil
  • Antonyms: aggravate, intensify, exacerbate
  • Usage in a Sentence: The government has tried to assuage the public's fears.

2. Word: Disenchantment (निराशा)

  • Pronunciation: dis-en-chant
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning: a feeling of disappointment about someone or something you previously respected or admired; disillusionment.
  • Synonyms: disappointment, disillusionment, frustration, discontent
  • Antonyms: lust, trust, satisfaction
  • Usage in a sentence: This disenchantment reflects an unpalatable truth about their country.

 3WordInfuse (भर देना)

  • Pronunciation: in-fyooz/इन्फ्यूज़
  • Part of Speech: Verb 
  • Meaning: fill; pervade
  • Synonyms: permeate, suffuse
  • Antonyms: remove, take away
  • Use in a Sentence: He infused enthusiasm into his students.

4. WordHegemony (आधिपत्य)

  • Pronunciation: hej-uh-mon-e/ हीजेमनी
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning: ruling or dominant in a political or social context.
  • Synonyms: dominant, authoritative, foremost
  • Antonyms: minor, dependent
  • Usage in a Sentence: The three nations competed for regional hegemony.

5.  Word: Catalyst (मुख्य स्रोत)

  • Pronunciationkat-l-ist/ कैटलिस्ट
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning: a person or thing that precipitates an event.
  • Synonyms: accelerator, incentive, agitator
  • Antonyms: prevention, obstruction, block
  • Usage in a Sentence: The riots were later seen as the catalyst for the new political developments.

6. Word: Tout (प्रचार करने वाला)

  • Pronunciation: tout/टाउट
  • Part of Speech
  • Meaning:
    a. to advertise, talk about, or praise something or someone repeatedly, especially as a way of encouraging people to like, accept, or buy something
    b. to repeatedly try to persuade people to buy your goods or services
    c. to solicit support for importunately (Verb)
    d. to describe or advertise boastfully; publicize or promote; praise extravagantly (Verb)
    e. a person who solicits business, employment, support, or the like, importunately (Noun)
  • Synonyms: boast, bluster, brag, vaunt
  • Antonyms: conceal, belittle, admonish
  • Usage in a sentence: The minister has been touting these ideas for some time.

7. Word: Malaise (बेचैनी)

  • Pronunciation: ma-leyz/ मैलेज़
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning: a general feeling of discomfort, illness, or unease whose exact cause is difficult to identify.
  • Synonyms: discomfort, uneasiness, unrest, pain
  • Antonyms: comfort, bliss, happiness, ecstasy
  • Usage in a Sentence: The country's current economic problems are symptoms of a deeper malaise.

8. Word: Primordial (मौलिक)

  • Part of Speech: adjective
  • Pronunciation: ep-hem-ral
  • Meaning: existing at or from the beginning of time, (especially of a feeling or state) basic and fundamental.
  • Synonyms: instinctive, primitive, basic, intuitive
  • Antonyms: secondary, unimportant
  • Usage in a Sentence: Researchers are still trying to determine the number of planets that originally existed in the primordial galaxy.

9. Word: Conflagration (अग्निकाण्ड,प्रज्वलन)

  • Pronunciation: kon-fluh-grey-shuhn/कान्फ्लग्रेशन
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning:
    a. a large fire that causes a lot of damage
    b. a large and violent event, such as war, involving a lot of people (Noun)
  • Synonyms: inferno, flame, holocaust, conflict
  • Antonyms: secure, accord, agreement
  • Usage in a sentence: The government has turned a minor local problem into a full-blown regional conflagration.

10. Word: Resentment (नाराजगी)

  • Pronunciation: ri-zent-muhnt/ रिज़ेन्ट्मन्ट
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning:
    a. the feeling of displeasure or indignation at some act, remark, person, etc., regarded as causing injury or insult.
  • Synonyms: bitterness, animosity, pique
  • Antonyms: friendliness, affection sympathy
  • Usage in a sentence: The players were feeling a sense of resentment after it was announced that they had to train for more hours. 

The Hindu Newspaper Vocabulary Based Exercises: 21st 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!

  • assuage
  • disenchantment
  • infuse
  • hegemony
  • catalyst

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: 18th August, 2023


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