Daily Hindu Editorial Vocabulary Wordlist:23rd August, 2023

By Shruti Kapoor|Updated : August 23rd, 2023

Daily updated The Hindu Editorial vocabulary words with their meanings dated 23rd 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: 23rd August, 2023, " to shape up your vocabulary from the newspaper wordlist.

With the help of a daily wordlist from the Hindu newspaper of 23rd 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: 23rd August, 2023

1. Word: Autonomy (स्वराज्य)

  • Pronunciation: aw-ton-uh-mee/ऑटानमी 
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning: the right or condition of self-government.
  • Synonyms: freedom, self-government, independence
  • Antonym: dependence, captivity, subjugation
  • Usage in a Sentence: Branch managers have full autonomy in their own areas.

2. Word: Tenure (कार्यकाल)

  • Pronunciation: ten-yer/टेन्यर
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning:
    a. the holding or possessing of anything:
    b. the holding of property, especially real property, of a superior in return for services to be rendered.
  • Synonyms: occupancy, incumbency, stint 
  • Antonyms: dispossession, deprivation, forfeiture
  • Usage in a sentence: Saddam Hussain's tenure was replete with terror and human rights violation.

 3. Word: Dictum (उक्ति)

  • Pronunciation: dik-tuhm/डिक्टम
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning:
    a. a short statement, especially one expressing advice or a general truth
  • Synonyms: maxim, pronouncement, aphorism, axiom
  • Usage in a sentence: He followed the famous American dictum "Don't get mad, get even".

4. WordRegime (शासन)

  • Pronunciation: ruh-zheem/रश़ीम 
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning: 
    a. a government, especially an authoritarian one
    b. a system or ordered way of doing things.
  • Synonyms: administration, jurisdiction
  • Antonyms: disorder, confusion
  • Usage in a Sentence: The regime got rid of most of its opponents.

5. Word: Incentive (उकसाव)

  • Pronunciation: in-sen-tiv/ इन्सेन्टिव
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning: a thing that motivates or encourages someone to do something.
  • Synonyms: stimulus, motivation, spur
  • Antonyms: discouragement, hindrance, deterrent
  • Usage in a sentence: Workers need to be given an incentive to improve their performance.

6. Word: Amend (ठीक करना)

  • Pronunciation: uh-mend/ अमेन्ड
  • Part of Speech: Verb
  • Meaning: make minor changes to (a text, piece of legislation, etc.) in order to make it fairer or more accurate, or to reflect changing circumstances.
  • Synonyms: change, modify, alter
  • Antonyms: worsen, degrade
  • Usage in a sentence: A two-thirds majority is needed to amend the club's constitution.

7. Word: Ordinance (अध्यादेश)

  • Pronunciationawr-dn-uhns/ऑर्डनन्स
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning:  
    a. an authoritative order.
    b. a religious rite.
  • Synonyms: order, decree, law, regulation, statute
  • Antonyms: judgement call, individualism, personal choice
  • Usage in a Sentence: A local ordinance forbids all street parking during snowstorms.

8. Word: Render (प्रस्तुत करना)

  • Pronunciation: ren-der/ रेन्डर
  • Part of Speech: Verb
  • Meaning:
    provide or give (a service, help, etc.).
    b. cause to be or become; make.
  • Synonyms: make, give, provide
  • Antonyms: beg, take
  • Usage in a sentence: The virus had to be rendered ineffective before being injected.

9. WordAbide (पालन करना)

  • Pronunciation: uh-bahyd/अबाइड
  • Part of Speech: Verb
  • Meaning: a. accept or act in accordance with (a rule, decision, or recommendation)
    b. to put up with; tolerate; stand
  • Synonyms: endure, obey, acknowledge
  • Antonyms: reject, quit
  • Usage in a Sentence: You have got to abide by the rules.

10Word: Detrimental (हानिकारक)

  • Pronunciation: de-truh-men-tl/डेट्रमेन्टल
  • Part of Speech: Adjective
  • Meaning: tending to cause harm.
  • Synonyms: harmful, injurious, pernicious
  • Antonyms: convenient, favourable, beneficial
  • Use in a Sentence: We all know that smoking is detrimental to your health.

The Hindu Newspaper Vocabulary Based Exercises: 23rd 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!

  • autonomy
  • tenure 
  • dictum
  • regime 
  • incentive

Exercise 2: Match the columns.

SR No.WordSynonym
2ordinance obey
3render  decree
5detrimental  modify

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: 22nd August, 2023


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