The Hindu Vocabulary 29 April 2023

2023-04-29

The vocabulary for The Hindu Editorial 29 April 2023 is from the Editorial titled “Tackling the threat: On the U.S.-South Korea cooperation agreement, the Washington Declaration”.

 

Word/Phrase

Part of Speech/Idiom

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Example

Deterrence

Noun

The action of discouraging an action or event through instilling doubt or fear of the consequences

(अवरोध)

Obstruction, Obstacle, Ban, Bar, Barricade

Permission, Allowance, Toleration, Support, Approval, Sanction

His words are always a deterrence to my success.

Deploy

Verb

Move (troops or equipment) into position for military action

(तैनात)

Position, Post, Place, Install, Locate, Establish

Displace, End, Disarrange, Disorder, Finish, Withhold, Hide

USA deployed the troops for the battle.

Tactical

Adjective

 

Showing adroit planning, aiming at an end beyond the immediate action.

(चातुर्यपूर्ण)

Planned, Plotted, Prudent, Calculated, Diplomatic, Strategic

Unwise, Spontaneous, Impractical, Inadvisable, Imprudent

Raju made a serious tactical error.

Potentially

Adverb

With the capacity to develop or happen in the future

(सम्भाव्यतः)

Certainly, Clearly, Undoubtedly Definitely, Surely, Probably

Improbably, Incredibly, Inconceivably, Unthinkably

Your baby is potentially a genius.

Eventuality

Noun

A possible event or outcome

(अवसर)

Possibility, Probability, Likelihood Potential, Outcome, Effect, Happening

Beginning, Commencement, Origin, Start, Cause

You must be aware of all the eventualities.

Corroborate

Verb

Confirm or give support to (a statement, theory, or finding)

(समर्थन करना)

Confirm, Verify, Endorse, Affirm, Approbate, Certify

Disapprove, Contradict, Deny, Invalidate, Reject, Refuse, Refute, Oppose

Your studies also corroborate the same research.

Strategic

Adjective

Relating to the identification of long-term or overall aims and interests and the means of achieving them.

(रणनीतिक)

Planned, Calculated, Deliberate, Tactical, Judicious, Prudent

Disapprove, Random, Unimportant, Worthless, Inessential 

The Temple has strategic importance.

Backdrop

Verb

Lie behind or beyond, serve as a background to

(पृष्ठभूमि)

Background, Scenery, Scene, Stage, Ground, Environment, Setting

Centre, Foreground, Heart, Focus,

The scene provided a backdrop for the photos.

Steady

Adjective

Firmly fixed, supported, or balanced; not shaking or moving

(स्थिर)

Stable, Balanced, Firm, Fix, Secure, Immovable, Constant, Dedicated

Unstable, Loose, Shaky, Changeless, Invariable

There has been a steady increase in the Prices of Onions,

Doctrine

Noun

A belief or set of beliefs

(सिद्धांत)

Creed, Dogma, Belief, Principle, Percept, Notion, Idea, Ideology, Thesis

Ambiguity, Disbelief, Heterodoxy, Scepticism, Unbelief

The preamble was made on the doctrine of Government for the people, by the people, of the people.

Loath

Adjective

Reluctant, Unwilling

(अनिच्छुक)

Unwilling, Hesitant, Averse, Opposed, Hostile, Resisting

Willing, Eager, Ready, Approve, Unopposed

Radha was loath to accept her mistake.

Skirmish

Noun

An episode of irregular or unpremeditated fighting, especially between small or outlying parts of armies or fleets.

(झड़प)

Fight, Battle, Clash, Conflict, Encounter, Contest, Tussle, Affray

Accord, Harmony, Peace, Calm, Concord, Retreat

There was a little skirmish between the two political groups of the college.

Prospect

 

Noun

The possibility or likelihood of some future event occurring

(संभावना)

Hope, Likelihood, Expectation, Chances, Promise, Possibility

Hopelessness, Implausibility, Impossibility, Unattainability Unworkability

The children are excited by the prospect of opening the school.

Verb

Search for mineral deposits, especially by drilling and excavation

(संभावना)

Inspect, Survey, Explore, Search, Scout, Hunt, Examine

Unlikelihood, Impossibility, Despair, Unattainable

The government was happy with the prospect of new Coal Mines.

Stalemate

Noun

Situation in which further action or progress by opposing or competing parties seems impossible.

(गतिरोध)

Deadlock, Impasse, Standstill, Draw, Tie, Dead End

Advance, Headway, Progress

The debate at the Party meeting ended in a stalemate.

Negotiating

Verb

Obtain or bring about by discussion

(तोल-मोल)

Arrange, Settle, Work out, Agreement, Compromise, Agreement

Disagreement, Confuse, Deny, Contend, Disagree

Consumers always negotiate over the price.

Deescalate

Verb

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

(तीव्रता की कमी)

Abate, Decrease, Deplete, Diminish, Dent, Dwindle, Lessen

Increase, Escalate, Intensify, Grow, Expand, Enlarge, Rise

The conflict was de-escalated after his mediation.

 

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