Daily Hindu Editorial Vocabulary Wordlist:9th August, 2023

By Shruti Kapoor|Updated : August 9th, 2023

Daily updated The Hindu Editorial vocabulary words with their meanings dated 9th 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: 9th August, 2023, " to shape up your vocabulary from the newspaper wordlist.

With the help of a daily wordlist from the Hindu newspaper of 9th 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: 9th August, 2023

1. WordVigilante (निगरानी समिति सदस्य)

  • Pronunciation: vij-uh-lan-tee
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning: a member of a self-appointed group of citizens who undertake law enforcement in their community without legal authority, typically because the legal agencies are thought to be inadequate.
  • Synonyms: guard, watchmen, avenger
  • Antonyms: endangerer, assailer, ransomer
  • Usage in a Sentence: The growth of such vigilante gangs has worried community leaders, police and politicians.

2. Word: Unambiguous (अमिश्रित)

  • Pronunciation: uhn-am-big-yoo-uh s
  • Part of Speech: Adjective
  • Meaning: not open to more than one interpretation.
  • Synonyms: clear, explicit, unmistakable, obvious, distinct, definite
  • Antonyms: ambiguous, dubious, indefinite, obscure
  • Usage in a sentence: He tended toward literal interpretations and preferred unambiguous answers.

 3Word: Primacy (प्रधानता)

  • Pronunciation: prahy-muh-see
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning:
    a. the state of being important or most important
  • Synonyms: priority, supremacy, precedence, superiority
  • Antonyms: inferiority, minority
  • Usage in a sentencePrimacy to a part reduces flexibility for the whole.

4. Word: Autonomy (स्वराज्य)

  • Pronunciation: aw-ton-uh-mee
  • 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.

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5. Word: Ordinance (अध्यादेश)

  • Pronunciationawr-dn-uhns
  • 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.

6. Word: Reckless (लापरवाह)

  • Pronunciation: rek-lis
  • Part of Speech: Adjective
  • Meaning:
    a. doing something dangerous and not worrying about the risks and the possible results
    b. taking risks and not caring about the possible dangers
  • Synonyms: rash, careless, thoughtless
  • Antonyms: prudent, cautious, careful
  • Usage in a sentence: They made increasingly reckless investments.

7. Word:  Communitarian (सम्मिलित अधिकार)

  • Pronunciation: cuh-myoo-ni-tair-ee-uhn
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning:
    a. of or relating to social organization in small cooperative partially collectivist communities
  • Synonyms: collective, coadjutant, community-centred, communal
  • Antonyms: at-odds, contrarian, incompatible
  • Usage in a sentence: The communitarian outlook of the newly formed cabinet is expected to facilitate the rise of socialism in the country.

8. Word: Draconian (कठोर)

  • Pronunciation: drey-koh-nee-uh n
  • Part of Speech: Adjective
  • Meaning: (of laws or their application) excessively harsh and severe.
  • Synonyms: severe, harsh, strict
  • Antonyms: mild, lenient
  • Usage in a sentence: He criticized the draconian measures taken by the police in controlling the demonstrators.

9. Word: Meddle (दखल देना)

  • Pronunciation: med-l
  • Part of Speech: Verb
  • Meaning:  interfere in something that is not one's concern.
  • Synonyms: obtrude, hinder, interrupt
  • Antonyms: ignore, avoid, neglect
  • Usage in a Sentence: She had no right to meddle in somebody's affairs.

10. Word: Bulwark (बांध, रक्षण-साधन)

  • Pronunciation: bool-werk
  • Part of Speech: Noun, Verb
  • Meaning
    a. something that protects you from dangerous or unpleasant situations (Noun)
    b. to fortify or protect with a bulwark(barrier) (Verb)
    c. any person or thing giving strong support or encouragement in time of need, danger, or doubt (Noun)
    d. a wall of earth or other material built for defense (Noun)
  • Synonyms: wall, rampart, dike, barrier
  • Antonyms: fragility, massacre, expose
  • Usage in a sentence: My savings were to be a bulwark against unemployment. 

The Hindu Newspaper Vocabulary Based Exercises:9th 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.

Exercise 1. Make your own Sentences.

  • vigilante
  • unambiguous
  • primacy
  • autonomy
  • ordinance

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!

Exercise 2: Match the columns.

SR No.WordSynonym
2draconian obtrude 
3meddle severe 
4communitarian coadjutant 
5bulwark rash 

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: 08th August, 2023


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