Daily Hindu Editorial Vocabulary Wordlist: 11th March, 2022

By Shruti Kapoor|Updated : March 11th, 2022

Daily updated The Hindu Editorial vocabulary words with their meanings dated 11th March, 2022 are important for Bank, SSC, Railway & IAS exams. At BYJU’S Exam Prep, our Series is named as "Daily Hindu Editorial Vocabulary Words List:11th March, 2022 " to shape up your vocabulary from the newspaper wordlist.

With the help of a daily wordlist from Hindu newspaper of 11th March, 2022 , our 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 like debacle, ebb, skulduggery etc. which can be downloaded from the monthly PDF of The Hindu Editorial Vocabulary to strengthen your preparation.

Important Vocabulary from The Hindu Editorial: 11th March, 2022

1. 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.

2. WordDebacle (असफलता)

  • Pronunciation: dey-bah-kuhl/ डेबाकल
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning: a sudden and ignominious failure; a fiasco.
  • Synonyms: fiasco, failure, disaster, collapse, defeat
  • Antonyms: success, triumph, accomplishment
  • Usage in a sentence: The Argentine debacle has important lessons to teach.

3. Word: Ebb (कम होना/घटना)

  • Pronunciation: eb/एब
  • Part of Speech: Noun, Verb
  • Meaning
    a. the flowing back of the tide as the water returns to the sea (opposed to flood, flow) (Noun)
    b. a flowing backward or away; decline or decay (Noun)
    c. a point of decline (Noun)
    d. to decline or decay; fade away (Verb)
    e. to flow back or away, as the water of a tide (Verb)
  • Synonyms: wane, decline, decrease, subside
  • Antonyms: surge, increase, advance, tide
  • Usage in a sentence: He could feel his strength ebbing.

4. Word: Skulduggery (छल-कपट)

  • Pronunciation: skuhl-duhg-uh-ree/ स्कल्डगरी
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning: underhand, unscrupulous, or dishonest behaviour or activities.
  • Synonyms: trickery, deception, artifice, deceit
  • Antonyms: honesty, good faith, fair deal
  • Usage in a Sentence: He is serving a prison sentence for financial skulduggery.

5. Word: Rhetoric (शब्दाडम्बर)

  • Pronunciationret-er-ik/रेटरिक
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning: language designed to have a persuasive or impressive effect, but which is often regarded as lacking in sincerity or meaningful content.
  • Synonyms: Elocution, Discourse, Bombast
  • Antonyms: Conciseness, Quiet
  • Usage in a Sentence: As the elections are just one week away, the rhetoric on both parties is building.

6. WordDiatribe (दोषारोपण)

  • Pronunciation: dahy-uh-trahyb/डाइअट्राइब
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning
    a. a bitter, sharply abusive denunciation, attack, or criticism
  • Synonyms: tirade, harangue, fulmination
  • Antonyms: acclaim, acclamation, accolade, citation, homage, honor, praise
  • Usage in a sentence: He launched into a long diatribe against the lack of action in Congress.

7. Word: Backlash (प्रतिक्षेप)

  • Pronunciation: bak-lash/ बैक्लैश
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning: a strong negative reaction by a large number of people, especially to social or political development.
  • Synonyms: recoil, rebound, repercussion
  • Usage in a sentence: The government is facing an angry backlash from voters over the new tax.

8. 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 
  • Usage in a Sentence: Always producing grandiose plans will never work, until you work hard for them.

9.Word: Clout (पराक्रम)

  • Pronunciation: klout/ क्लाउट
  • Part of Speech: Noun, Verb
  • Meaning: 
    a. influence or power, especially in politics or business. [Noun]
    b. hit hard [Verb]
  • Synonyms: authority, control, punch
  • Antonyms: weakness, failure
  • Usage in a Sentence: My mother carries a lot of clout in her opinion.

10. Word: Botch (ढिलाई से काम करना)

  • Pronunciation: boch/ बाच
  • Part of Speech: Verb, Noun
  • Meaning:
    a. carry out (a task) badly or carelessly. (Verb)
    b. a bungled task. (Noun)
  • Synonyms: mess up, spoil, muddle, ruin
  • Antonyms: achieve, succeed, accomplish
  • Usage in a Sentence: They clearly botched the investigation.


Practice here Daily Wordlist Quiz

The Hindu Newspaper Vocabulary Based Exercises: 11th March 2022

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!

  • disenchantment
  • debacle
  • ebb
  • skulduggery
  • rhetoric

Exercise 2: Match the columns.

SR No.WordSynonym
1 Botch control
2 Clout harangue
3 Grandiose rebound
4 Backlash spoil
5 Diatribe magnificent

Share your answers in the comment section. 

More from us:

You can also check the wordlist articles for the previous days from the link below: Daily Hindu Editorial Vocabulary Wordlist: 9th March


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