Vocabulary-Military

Vocabulary-Military is the list of words denoting Military.

Vocabulary-Military will help you improve your word-power.

Take down the words which you find for the first time.

• Aggression…An unprovoked attack by an enemy

• Belligerents…Nations carrying on warfare

• Conscriptions…Compulsory enrolment as soldiers and sailors

• Casualties…The killed or wounded in battle

• Convoy…A number of ships traveling together under escort for the sake of safety

• Contraband…Smuggling of goods and engaging in prohibited traffic

• Espionage…the act or the practice of spying

• Evacuate…To remove from one place to another to avoid the destruction of war

• Embargo…An order prohibiting the ships to leave the ports

• Mobilize…to make troops and ships for war services

• Invade…To enter another country as an enemy

• Neutral…Taking neither side in a struggle

• Alien…An illegal foreigner in a country

• Intern…To keep citizens in confinement

• Ammunition…Shells, bombs and other destructive items

• Ordnance…heavy guns and army store-items

• Bayonet…A knife fixed on to the end of a gun

• Parole…A promise given by the prisoner if given a temporary release

• Puttees…Long cloths bound round the legs of soldiers from ankle to knee

• Reveille…Music for awakening the soldiers in the morning

• Arsenal…A place where naval or military weapons are made or stored

• Parachute…An apparatus which opens like an umbrella to enable a person to drop safely from an aircraft

• Volley…A shower of bullets

• Salvo…The firing of many guns at the same time to mark an occasion

• Cavalry…Horse-soldiers

• Infantry…Foot-soldiers

• Fusillade…A number of fire arms discharged continuously

• Reconnoiter…To make an examination of enemy territory

• Armistice…An agreement to stop fighting

• Capitulate…To surrender to an enemy on agreed terms

• Annihilate…To reduce to nothing

• Amnesty…A general pardon of offenders

• Battalion…the main division of an army

• Besiege…To surround a place with the intention of capturing it

• Recruit…A soldier recently enlisted for services

• Leave…A soldier’s holiday

• Furlough… A soldier’s holiday


• Bulletin…official report on the progress of the war

• Diplomacy…The art of conducting negotiations between nations

• Garrison…A body of soldiers stationed in the fortress to defend it

• Garrison…The fortified fortress

• Bandolier…A broad belt worn across the chest with pockets for carrying ammunitions

• Conscript…A person who is forced by the law to become a soldier

• Guerilla war…An irregular war conducted by scattered bands

• Manoeuvre…Movement of ships or troops in order to secure an advantage over the enemy

• Commandeer…to seize for military use

• Demobilize…To release from army

• Bivouac…An encampment in the open air

• Bivouac…To camp in the open air without tent

• Canteen…A place where soldiers can buy drinks and other refreshments

Vocabulary-Military is the list of words denoting Military.

Vocabulary-Military will help you improve your word-power.

Take down the words which you find for the first time.



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