Daily Hindu Editorial Vocabulary Wordlist:7th August, 2023

By Shruti Kapoor|Updated : August 7th, 2023

Daily updated The Hindu Editorial vocabulary words with their meanings dated 7th 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: 7th August, 2023, " to shape up your vocabulary from the newspaper wordlist.

With the help of a daily wordlist from the Hindu newspaper of 7th 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: 7th August, 2023

1. Word: Alacrity (तत्परता)

  • Pronunciation: uh-lak-ri-tee/अलैक्रिटी
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning:
    a. speed and eagerness
  • Synonyms: willingness, readiness, promptitude
  • Antonyms: laziness, reluctance, apathy
  • Usage in a sentence: She accepted the money with alacrity.

2.  Word: Dodgy (कुटिल)

  • Pronunciation: doj-ee/डाजी
  • Part of Speech: Adjective
  • Meaning: dishonest or unreliable
  • Synonyms: tricky, cunning, sly
  • Antonyms: candid, honest, trustworthy
  • Usage in a Sentence: You never know how dodgy the witness is going to be.

 3. Word: subvert ( पलट देना)

        Pronunciation: suhb·vuht / सबˈव़अट्/

  • Part of Speech: verb
  • Meaning: To subvert something means to destroy its power and influence.
  • Synonyms: destabilize, unsettle, overthrow
  • Antonyms: bolster, uphold, clean
  • Usage in a sentence: It was an attempt to subvert democratic government

4. Word: Grandiose (भव्य)

  • Pronunciation: gran-di-ose/ग्रैन्डीओस
  • Part of Speech: Adjective
  • Meaning: extravagantly or pretentiously imposing in appearance or style/appearing to be impressive but not really possible or practical
  • Synonyms: magnificent, impressive, grand, imposing
  • Antonyms: unimpressive, humble, modest 
  • Use in a Sentence: Always producing grandiose plans will never work,until you work hard for them.

5.  Word: Amorphous (अव्यवस्थित)

  • Part of Speech
  • Pronunciation: uh-mawr-fuh s/अमॉर्फस
  • Meaning: 
    a. without a clearly defined shape or form.
    b. lacking a clear structure or focus
  • Synonyms: unstructured, vague
  • Antonyms: distinct, expert
  • Use in a Sentence: Sometimes, we can't understand their amorphous ideas.

6.  Word: Caveat (प्रतिवाद)

  • Pronunciation: kav-ee-aht/ कैवीऐट
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning:
    a. a warning or caution; admonition.
    b. Law. a legal notice to a court or public officer to suspend a certain proceeding until the notifier is given a hearing:
  • Synonyms: caution, warning, admonition
  • Antonyms: carelessness, consonance, betrayal
  • Usage in a sentence: He fought a caveat filed against the probate of his father's will.

7. Word: Elite (उच्च वर्ग)

  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Pronunciation: ih-leet/ऐलीट
  • Meaning: a select group that is superior in terms of ability or qualities to the rest of a group or society.
  • Synonyms: nobility, prime
  • Antonyms: worst, ordinary
  • Use in a Sentence: Public opinion is influenced by the small elite who control the media.

8. Word : Wander (विचलित होना)

  • Part of Speech: Verb
  • Pronunciation: won-der/वान्डर
  • Meaning: walk or move in a leisurely or aimless way.
  • Synonyms: roam, stray
  • Antonyms: stay, hurry
  • Use in a Sentence: Try not to let your mind wander.

9. WordExaggerate (बढ़ाकर कहना)

  • Pronunciation: ig-zaj-uh-reyt/इग्ज़ैजरैट
  • Part of Speech: Verb
  • Meaning:

       a. represent (something) as being larger, better, or worse than it really is.

       b. enlarged or altered beyond normal proportions.

  • Synonyms: aggrandizes, magnifies, heightens
  • Antonyms: devalues, alleviates, weakens
  • Use in a Sentence: Everyone exaggerates his/her natural tendency under tension.

10Word: Desolate (निर्जन करना)

  • Part of Speech: Adjective, Verb
  • Pronunciation: des-uh-lit/डेसलेट
  • Meaning: 
    a. feeling or showing great unhappiness or loneliness. [Adjective]
    b. make (someone) feel utterly wretched and unhappy. [Verb]
  • Synonyms: lonely, miserable
  • Antonyms: cheerful, happy
  • Use in a Sentence: The house stood in a flat and desolate landscape.

The Hindu Newspaper Vocabulary Based Exercises:7th 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. Make your own Sentences.

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!

  • alacrity
  • dodgy
  • subvert
  • grandiose
  • amorphous

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: 4th August, 2023


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