The Hindu Vocabulary 15 September 2022

2022-09-15

The vocabulary for The Hindu Editorial 15 September 2022 is from the Editorial titled ‘Engage with caution: On India-China disengagement at Gogra-Hot Springs.’

Word/Phrase

Part of Speech/Idiom

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Example

Engage

Verb

To occupy the attention of someone.

To occupy oneself.

(काम पर लगाना/ संलग्न होना)

Employ, Enlist, Appoint, Charter, Arrest, Catch, Fascinate, Undertake

Break, Deny, Disagree, Fail

My son Roshan got engaged in some illegal activities.

Caution

Noun

Alertness and prudence in a hazardous situation to minimize risk.

A person or thing that astonishes apprehension.

Care taken to avoid danger.

A warning against danger.

(चेतावनी/ सावधानी/सतर्कता/ एहतियात)

Attention, Care, Discretion, Foresight, Advice, Caveat, Counsel, Gingerliness

Carelessness, Indiscretion, Neglect, Disregard, Ignorance, Heedlessness, Imprudence

He needs to trade in the stock market with caution and care.

Verb

To give a warning to someone to be careful.

(चेतावनी देना/ सजग करना/ सचेत करना/ आगाह करना)

Admonish, Alert, Exhort, Forewarn

Imperil, Risk

I cautioned her against going to trek during the rainy season.

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

Inflation may result in an economic crisis.

Troop

Noun

An assemblage of persons.

A group of soldiers.

(सैन्यदल)

Army, Contingent, Crew, Delegation

Individual, One

In recent years, Chinese troops have increased near the border.

Verb

To gather in a company.

To move in large numbers.

(बड़ी संख्या में स्थानांतरित करना)

Gather

Alone

India only begins trooping when there is some danger.

Patrol

Noun

A person or group of persons to keep watch over an area, especially guards or police walking or driving around at regular intervals.

(पहरा/ पहरेदार)

Vigilance, Garrison

Avoid, Ignore

The security guards are on patrol around the boundary of the premises the whole night.

Verb

To maintain the order and security of an area.

(पहरा करना/ रक्षा करना)

Cruise, Inspect

Ignore, Neglect

We were asked to patrol the area at the night.

Inevitably

Verb

To forbid an action or activity by authority or law.

(निषेध)

Ban, Bar, Enjoin, Forbid, Outlaw

Allow, Let, Permit, Suffer, Assist, Continue, Facilitate, Push

He believes that it will rain inevitably.

Buffer

Noun

An apparatus at the end of a track to absorb shock during coupling or collisions.

Any device used as a shield or cushion.

(बफर/ अंतर्रोधी)

Bulwark, Cushion, Intermediary, Bumper

-

The trees act as a buffer between the house and the sunlight.

Logistics

Noun

The aspect of military science dealing with procurement, maintenance, and transportation of military personnel, facilities, and materials.

The handling of an operation.

(संभार तंत्र/ न्यायशास्र सा/ सैन्य-तं‍त्र)

Coordination, Engineering, Planning, Strategy

-

The logistics of my political campaign are handled by my wife.

Terrain

Noun

A tract of land, especially as considered concerning its natural features.

(इलाके/ स्थान/ प्रदेश/ मक़ाम)

Area, Contour, Field, Ground

Sky

They don’t like anyone encroaching on their terrain.

Incentive

Noun

Something that incites greater effort.

(प्रोत्साहन/ उत्तेजना)

Encouragement, Enticement, Impetus, Motivation, Reason, Stimulus

Discouragement, Dislike, Prevention, Hindrance, Deterrent

The salesperson wanted to get hired on a fixed salary rather than an incentive basis.

Deescalate

Verb

Reduce the intensity of (a conflict or potentially violent situation)

(संभावित हिंसक स्थिति की तीव्रता को कम करना)

Deactivate, Demilitarize, Demobilise, Disband

Aid, Allow, Assist, Cover

Tensions between India and China have de-escalated.

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