Daily Hindu Editorial Vocabulary Wordlist:8th August, 2023

By Shruti Kapoor|Updated : August 8th, 2023

Daily updated The Hindu Editorial vocabulary words with their meanings dated 8th 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: 8th August, 2023, " to shape up your vocabulary from the newspaper wordlist.

With the help of a daily wordlist from the Hindu newspaper of 8th 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: 8th August, 2023

1. Word: Conviction (अपराधी ठहराना)

  • Pronunciation: kuhn-vik-shuhn / कन्विक्शन
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning: 
    a. a formal declaration by the verdict of a jury or the decision of a judge in a court of law that someone is guilty of a criminal offence.
    b. a firmly held belief or opinion.
    c. the quality of showing that one is firmly convinced of what one believes or says.
  • Synonyms: sentence, judgement, belief, opinion, view, certainty, assurance
  • Antonyms: acquittal, amnesty, uncertainty
  • Usage in a sentence: 
    a. She appealed unsuccessfully against her conviction for murder.
    b. Certainly, the basis of our democracy is the conviction of the worth of the individual.

2. WordOust (बेदखल करना)

  • Pronunciation: oust/आउस्ट
  • Part of Speech: Verb
  • Meaning: drive out or expel (someone) from a position or place.
  • Synonyms: dismiss, banish, depose
  • Antonyms: appoint, promote, elevate
  • Usage in a Sentence: The party needs around 200 votes to oust the government and postpone elections.

 3.  Word: Augur (आगम कहनानिमित्तज्ञ)

  • Pronunciation: aw-ger
  • Part of Speech: Noun, Verb
  • Meaning:
    a.(in ancient Rome) a religious official who observed natural signs, especially the behaviour of birds, interpreting these as an indication of divine approval or disapproval of a proposed action. [Noun]
    b.(of an event or circumstance) portend a good or bad outcome. [Verb]
  • Synonyms: portend, presage, bode
  • Usage in a sentence: Conflicts among the various groups do not augur well for the future of the peace talks.

4. Word: Sedition (राजद्रोह)

  • Pronunciation: si-dish-uhn/ सिडिशन
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning: conduct or speech inciting people to rebel against the authority of a state or monarch.
  • Synonyms: insurrection, mutiny, treason, revolt, rebellion
  • Antonyms: loyalty, allegiance, obedience, submission
  • Usage in a sentence: The leaders of the group have been arrested and charged with sedition.

5. Word: Blasphemy (ईश-निन्दा)

  • Pronunciation: blas-fuh-mee/ ब्लैस्फमी
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning: the action or offence of speaking sacrilegiously about God or sacred things; profane talk.
  • Synonyms: sacrilege, profanity
  • Antonyms: safeguard, protect, aid
  • Usage in a sentence: He was found guilty of blasphemy and sentenced to three years in jail.

6. Word: Vitiate (हानि पहुंचाना)

  • Part of Speech: Verb
  • Meaning: spoil or impair the quality or efficiency of.
  • Pronunciation: vish-ee-eyt/विशीएट 
  • Synonymscorrupt, degrade, annul
  • Antonyms: benefit, validate, affirm
  • Use in a Sentence: The updations at this point of time may vitiate the entire system.

7. Word: Ambient (परिवेशी, व्यापक)

  • Pronunciation: am-bi-yent/ऐम्बीअन्ट
  • Part of Speech: Adjective
  • Meaning: 
    a.  relating to the immediate surroundings of something.
  • Synonyms: environment, atmosphere, climate
  • Antonyms: distant, stationary 
  • Use in a Sentence: When the baby heard the ambient sound of the waterfall, she quickly fell asleep.

8.  Word: Morbid (दूषित)

  • Pronunciation: /मॉर्बिड
  • Part of Speech: Adjective
  • Meaning: 
    a. of the nature of or indicative of disease.

        b. characterized by an abnormal and unhealthy interest in disturbing and unpleasant subjects, especially death and disease.

  • Synonyms: unhealthy, gruesome, diseased, horrible
  • Antonyms: healthy, cheerful, wholesome
  • Use in a Sentence: His head was full of morbid thoughts.

9. Word: Unbridled (निरंकुश)

  • Pronunciation: un-brahyd-ld/अन्ब्राइडल्ड
  • Part of Speech: Adjective
  • Meaning: 
    a. not restrained
  • Synonyms: uncontrolled, crazy
  • Antonyms: unconstrained
  • Use in a SentenceUnbridled ambition led the man to success since there was no one to hold him back from his dreams.

10Word: Affluent (भरापूरा)

  • Pronunciation: ऐफ्लूअन्ट/af-loo-uh nt
  • Part of Speech: Adjective
  • Meaning: 
    a. (especially of a group or area) having a great deal of money; wealthy.
  • Synonyms: wealthy, rich, prosperous, opulent, well off, moneyed
  • Antonyms: indigent, poor, needy
  • Use in a SentenceAffluent people tend to look upon illiteracy with comfortable detachment.

The Hindu Newspaper Vocabulary Based Exercises:8th 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!

  • conviction
  • oust
  • augur
  • sedition
  • blasphemy

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: 7th August, 2023


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