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Current Affairs Vocabulary Day 111

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Current Affairs Vocabulary Day 111

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


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Word Definition Synonyms Usage
penetrate
(verb)
go into or through (something), especially with force or effort.
  • pierce
  • puncture
  • make a hole in
  • perforate
“the shrapnel had penetrated his head”
obstructed
(verb)
block (an opening, path, road, etc.); be or get in the way of.
  • block up
  • clog
  • clog up
  • get/stand in the way of
“she was obstructing the entrance”
susceptible
(adjective)
likely or liable to be influenced or harmed by a particular thing.
  • open to
  • receptive to
  • vulnerable to
  • defenceless against
“patients with liver disease may be susceptible to infection”
scatter
(verb)
throw in various random directions.
  • disperse
  • break up
  • disband
  • separate
“the roar made the dogs scatter”
haze
(noun)
a slight obscuration of the lower atmosphere, typically caused by fine suspended particles.
  • blur
  • daze
  • confusion
  • vagueness
“the cold air has no pollution and very little haze”

Word Definition Synonyms Usage
aperture
(noun)
an opening, hole, or gap.
  • opening
  • hole
  • gap
  • space
“the bell ropes passed through apertures in the ceiling”
indigenous
(adjective)
originating or occurring naturally in a particular place; native.
  • native
  • aboriginal
  • local
“the indigenous peoples of Siberia”
surveillance
(noun)
close observation, especially of a suspected spy or criminal.
  • observation
  • scrutiny
  • watch
  • view
“he found himself put under surveillance by British military intelligence”
solicit
(verb)
ask for or try to obtain (something) from someone.
  • ask for
  • request
  • apply for
  • put in for
  • seek
“he called a meeting to solicit their views”
dissent
(noun)
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”



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