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Current Affairs Vocabulary Day 100

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Current Affairs Vocabulary Day 100

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A Newspaper is a printed or online publication that provides readers with news and articles i.e. the current affairs of a country and the world. Current Affairs play a prominent role in several government related recruitment exams in India. To better understand the current state of affairs, a candidate should acquire rich vocabulary primarily used by editors and publications of newspaper articles and editorials. SPLessons has made an effort to provide a comprehensive list of commonly used words in newspaper articles and editorials. Current Affairs Vocabulary Day 100 provides the readers with a collection of useful vocabulary for newspapers.


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Word Definition Synonyms Usage
Trail
(Noun)
A mark or a series of signs or objects left behind by the passage of someone or something
  • Series
  • Stream
  • String
  • Line
A trail of blood on the grass
Flatten
(Verb)
Make or become flat or flatter
  • Compress
  • Press down
  • Crush
  • Squash
  • Compact
He had trampled around and flattened the grass
Midst
(Noun)
The middle part or point
  • Middle
  • Centre
  • Midpoint
  • Halfway point
He left his flat in the midst of a rainstorm
Intense
(Adjective)
Of extreme force, degree, or strength
  • Great
  • Acute
  • Enormous
  • Fierce
  • Severe
  • Extreme
The job demands intense concentration
Coincide
(Verb)
Occur at the same time
  • Coexist
  • Concur
  • Clash
  • Conflict
Publication is timed to coincide with a major exhibition

Word Definition Synonyms Usage
Convene
(Verb)
Come or bring together for a meeting or activity; assemble
  • Assemble
  • Gather
  • Meet
  • Get together
He had convened a secret meeting of military personnel
Daunt
(Verb)
make (someone) feel intimidated or apprehensive
  • Throw
  • Intimidate
  • Abash
  • Shake
  • Ruffle
some people are daunted by technology
Regime
(Noun)
A government, especially an authoritarian one
  • Government
  • Authorities
  • System of government
  • Rule
Ideological opponents of the regime
Scant
(Adjective)
Barely sufficient or adequate
  • Little
  • Little or no
  • Minimal
  • Hardly any
  • Limited
Companies with scant regard for the safety of future generations
Misery
(Noun)
A state or feeling of great physical or mental distress or discomfort
  • Unhappiness
  • Distress
  • Wretchedness
  • Hardship
A man who had brought her nothing but misery



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