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Current Affairs Vocabulary Day 109

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Current Affairs Vocabulary Day 109

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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 109 provides the readers with a collection of useful vocabulary for newspapers.

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Word Definition Synonyms Usage
feeling or showing worry, nervousness, or unease about something with an uncertain outcome.
  • worried
  • concerned
  • apprehensive
  • fearful
  • uneasy
she was extremely anxious about her exams
make (something) physically stronger or more solid.
  • combine
  • unite
  • merge
  • integrate
  • amalgamate
all manufacturing activities have been consolidated in new premises
extend the duration of.
  • lengthen
  • make longer
  • extend
  • extend the duration of
an idea which prolonged the life of the engine by many years
gather together or acquire an increasing number or quantity of.
  • gather
  • collect
  • assemble
investigators have yet to accumulate enough evidence
(of a person or body part) having a bruise or bruises
  • contuse
  • injure
  • mark
I fell and bruised my knee

Word Definition Synonyms Usage
the holding or expression of opinions at variance with those commonly or officially held.
  • lack of agreement
  • difference of opinion
  • argument
  • dispute
there was no dissent from this view
the quality of being honest and having strong moral principles.
  • honourableness
  • upstandingness
  • good character
  • principle(s)
  • ethics
  • morals
  • righteousness
  • morality
  • nobility
a gentleman of complete integrity
make a gap in and break through (a wall, barrier, or defence).
  • break
  • burst (through)
  • rupture
  • force itself through
  • split
the river breached its bank
take action in order to prevent (an anticipated event) happening; forestall.
  • forestall
  • prevent
many tables were already pre-empted by family parties
tending to cause disagreement or hostility between people.
  • alienating
  • estranging
  • isolating
  • schismatic
the highly divisive issue of abortion

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