The Hindu Vocabulary 6 September 2022

2022-09-06

The vocabulary for The Hindu Editorial 6 September 2022 is from the Editorial titled ‘Dangers of brinksmanship: On India and the Taiwan Strait crisis.’

Word/Phrase

Part of Speech/Idiom

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Example

Brinksmanship

Noun

A method of behaviour, especially in politics, in which one gets into dangerous situations intentionally and such situations may bring harm or success.

The art of pushing a dangerous situation to the limit of safety especially to force the desired outcome.

(अस्थिरता/ केसरिया बाना करने का दिखावा)

-

-

Both the neighbouring nations were caught up in nuclear brinksmanship.

Crisis

Noun

A time of extreme difficulty.

A situation that has reached a critical phase.

(संकट)

Catastrophe, Change, Crunch, Emergency

Agreement, Benefit, Blessing, Breakthrough, Calm

There is a food crisis in some nations.

Implication

Noun

The conclusion that can be drawn from something although it is not explicitly stated.

(निहितार्थ)

Conclusion, Connotation, Indication, Meaning, Overtone, Ramification, Connection

Measurement, Proof, Reality, Truth

You are not able to understand the bad implications that your decisions may have.

Simmer

Noun

A state or temperature just below boiling point.

(उबाल)

-

-

Bring the curry to a simmer.

Verb

(of water or food) stay just below the boiling point while being heated.

(धीरे-धीरे पकना)

To be in inward turmoil

(क्रोध की अवस्था में बने रहना)

Boil gently, Stew, Bubble, Poach, Seethe

-

Many ideas are simmering in my mind.

Unprecedented

Adjective

Exceptional

(अभूतपूर्व) 

Bizzare, Extraordinary, Fantastic, Unusual, Remarkable

Bad, Common, Normal, Ordinary, Familiar

Such a destructive move by our competitors is unprecedented.

Manoeuvre

Verb

Plan

Move carefully or skillfully.

(पैंतरेबाज़ी)

Exploit, Manipulate, Navigate, Operate

Destroy, Neglect, Disorganize, Forget

He is an expert in maneuvering the horse.

Territorial

Adjective

Associated with a particular area or territory.

(क्षेत्रीय)

Provincial, Sectional, National

Universal

The territorial disputes between many nations are an issue in United Nations.

Noun

A member of the territorial army.

(प्रादेशिक सेना के एक सदस्य)

-

-

Rajesh is a territorial person.

Elicit

Verb

To bring forth.

(प्रकाश में लाना/ जानना)

Evoke, Extort, Extract, Obtain

Disregard, Ignore, Miss, Neglect

He was trying to elicit the truth.

Deploy

Verb

Station troops or weapons

(तैनात)

Expand, Set up, Arrange, Use

End, Disarrange, Disorder, Displace

They are deploying troops near the border.

Trigger

Verb

Cause to happen

(उत्तेजित करना)

Bring about, Generate, Cause, Provoke

Destroy, Prevent, End, Halt

Even the slightest miscommunication can sometimes trigger a fight.

Fragility

Noun

Easily broken or destroyed.

The quality of being easily broken or destroyed.

(भंगुरता/ कोमलता)

Frailty, Brittleness, Delicacy

Infrangible, Nonbreakable, Strong, Sturdy

The courier company has refused to parcel our shipment due to the fragility of the contents.

Status quo

Noun

Current situation

(यथास्थिति)

State of affairs, Status, No Change

-

The Chief Minister asked the Police Commissioner about the status quo in this hyped matter.

Invasion

Noun

An instance of the entrance to the possession.

An instance of the entrance to take possession.

(आक्रमण/ हमला/ चढ़ाई/ धावा)

Descent, Foray, Incursion, Irruption

Obedience, Surrender, Retreat, Withdrawal

The large economies should guard the poor countries against invasion.

Unintended

Adjective

Not planned.

Not intended.

(अनपेक्षित)

Accidental, Inadvertent, Unexpected, Unforeseen

Expected, Intentional, Planned, Premeditative

He challenged us by saying that there will be many unintended and unprecedented consequences.

Escalation

Noun

An increase in intensity.

(वृद्धि)

Enlargement, Expansion, Growth, Rise

Decrease, Abatement, Compressing, Condensation

He threatened me by saying that escalation of this matter will be taken to the highest authorities.

Willingness

Noun

The quality or state of being prepared to do something.

(इच्छा)

Readiness, Preparedness, Disposition, Inclination, Will, Desire

Denial, Dissension, Disagreement, Refusal, Apathy

I cannot sense a willingness from her side to work at my office.

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