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Current Affairs Vocabulary Day 110

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Current Affairs Vocabulary Day 110

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


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Word Definition Synonyms Usage
Rapporteurs
(noun)
a person who is appointed by an organization to report on the proceedings of its meetings
  • recorder
  • record-keeper
  • registrar
“the UN rapporteur”
prejudices
(noun)
preconceived opinion that is not based on reason or actual experience.
  • preconceived idea
  • preconception
  • preconceived notion
  • prejudgement
“English prejudice against foreigners”
sovereignty
(noun)
supreme power or authority.
  • jurisdiction
  • supremacy
  • dominion
  • power
“the sovereignty of Parliament”
invasive
(adjective)
tending to spread very quickly and undesirably or harmfully.
  • invasive
  • trespassing
  • encroaching
“patients suffering from invasive cancer”
quell
(verb)
put an end to (a rebellion or other disorder), typically by the use of force.
  • put an end to
  • stamp out
  • put a stop to
  • end
“extra police were called to quell the disturbance”

Word Definition Synonyms Usage
disengaged
(adjective)
emotionally detached.
  • remove
  • detach
  • disentangle
  • extricate
“the students were oddly disengaged, as if they didn’t believe they could control their lives”
brutality
(noun)
savage physical violence; great cruelty.
  • bloodthirstiness
  • viciousness
  • ferocity
  • barbarity
  • wickedness
“brutality against civilians”
vulnerable
(adjective)
exposed to the possibility of being attacked or harmed, either physically or emotionally.
  • in danger
  • in peril
  • in jeopardy
  • at risk
“we were in a vulnerable position”
exuberance
(noun)
the quality of being full of energy, excitement, and cheerfulness; ebullience.
  • ebullience
  • buoyancy
  • cheerfulness
  • sunniness
“a sense of youthful exuberance”
uncertainties
(noun)
the state of being uncertain.
  • riskiness
  • chanciness
  • precariousness
  • unsureness
“times of uncertainty and danger”



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