The Hindu Vocabulary 19 September 2022

2022-09-19

The vocabulary for The Hindu Editorial 19 September 2022 is from the Editorial titled ‘Era of war is over: On PM Modi-Putin meeting.’

Word/Phrase

Part of Speech/Idiom

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Example

Era

Noun


A long and distinct period of history with a particular feature or characteristic.

(युग)

Epoch, Age, Period, Time, Span

-

We haven’t won any ICC tournament post-Dhoni-era.

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

One needs to drive with caution during fog.

Verb

To give a warning to someone to be careful.

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

Admonish, Alert, Exhort, Forewarn

Imperil, Risk

They cautioned me against rain while I was driving.

Summit

Noun

The highest point.

A conference or meeting of diplomats.

(शिखर / शिखर सम्मेलन)

Acme, Apex, Apogee, Capstone

Base, Bottom, Nadir

SCO summit will take place in India next year.

Engagement

Noun

A formal agreement to get married.

(सगाई)

Commitment, Obligation, Pact, Assurance

Breach, Break, Disagreement, Disengagement, Breakup

I dressed up for my sister’s engagement.

Meeting

(निश्चित समय पर कुछ करने या कहीं जाने की व्यवस्था)

Appointment, Arrangement, Commitment, Gig, Date

-

Minister had some prior engagements for the day.

Induct

Verb

Admit (someone) formally to a position or organization.

(प्रतिष्ठापित करना)

Conscript, Enlist, Inaugurate, Recruit, Initiate

Close, End, Finish, Take away, Expel

We are planning to induct a new batch of interns.

Bilateral

Adjective

Involving two parties, especially countries.

Involving both or two sides.

(द्विपक्षीय)

Mutual, Reciprocal, Respective, Two-sided

Multilateral, Unilateral

PM Modi held bilateral talks with Putin in Uzbekistan.

Adversary

Noun

One’s opponent in a contest.

A person or force that opposes or attacks.

(वैरी)

Antagonist, Attacker, Competitor, Enemy, Foe

Ally, Backer, Friend, Helper, Helpmate, Assistant

He befriended his adversaries and gained their support.

Adjective

Relating to an enemy or adversary.

Involving parties of opposite interests.

(विरोधी/ प्रतिपक्षी)

Adversarial, Antagonistic, Antipathetic, Hostile, Inimical, Negative

Friendly, Hospitable, Nonantagonistic, Nonhostile

The adversary speeches from the leaders need to be stopped.

Materialize

Verb

To come into existence.

To make physically perceptible.

(अमल में लाना)

Appear, Emerge, Happen, Occur

Disappear, Hide, Leave, Lose

Many challenges materialize when you do something in reality.

Admonition

Noun

Warning against fault.

A gentle reproof.

(इलाके/ स्थान/ प्रदेश/ मक़ाम)

Advice, Apprisal, Counsel, Forewarning

Praise

We remembered our grandparent’s admonition to keep it simple.

Ceasefire

Noun

A cessation of hostilities.

(संघर्ष विराम)

Armistice, Truce

Fight, War

Both nations agreed to the ceasefire.

Prominence

Noun

The state of being important or famous.

(प्रमुखता)

Eminence, Fame, Greatness, Importance, Reputation

Insignificance, Inferiority, Unimportance, Depression

The company’s product came to prominence only after August 2022.

Entail

Verb

To cause as a consequence.

To impose as a necessary accompaniment. (असंतोष/ वैमनस्य/ अमित्रता/ नाराज़गी)

Necessitate, Encompass, Cause, Demand

Exclude, Omit

The project will entail expenses more than the budget, so we are deciding to shut it down.

Thwart

Verb

To oppose successfully.

(बिगाड़ना)

Circumvent, Curb, Defeat, Frustrate

Abet, Aid, Assist, Encourage

Her father did everything to thwart his daughter’s love marriage.

Noun

A seat across a boat.

(एक संरचनात्मक क्रॉसपीस कभी-कभी एक नाव में रोवर के लिए सीट बनाती है।)

-

-

They captured us while we sitting on the thwart of the boat.

Adjective

Situated across something else.

(आड़ा)

-

-

There was a thwart piece of wire in the equipment.

Preposition

 

From one side to another across an area.

(एक तरफ से दूसरे क्षेत्र में)

-

-

The water bottle had a leakage and the water spread thwart the floor.

Reassure

Verb

To restore to confidence.

(आश्वस्त/ यक़ीन दिलाना)

Assure, Bolster, Buoy, Cheer

Distress, Torment, Annoy, Depress

The news about the company didn’t reassure the investors.

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