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Current Affairs Vocabulary Day 115

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Current Affairs Vocabulary Day 115

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

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Word Definition Synonyms Usage
existing in something as a permanent, essential, or characteristic attribute.
  • intrinsic
  • innate
  • immanent
  • built-in
“any form of mountaineering has its inherent dangers”
move or cause to move into a sloping position.
  • lean
  • tip
  • list
  • slope
  • camber
  • bank
“the floor tilted slightly”
rise or move up through the air.
  • climb (up)
  • come/go/move up
  • make one’s/its way up
“she ascended the stairs”
many and various.
  • man
  • numerous
  • multiple
  • multifarious
“the implications of this decision were manifold”
a person who engages in a pursuit, especially a sport, on an unpaid rather than a professional basis.
  • non-professional
  • non-specialist
  • layman
“it takes five years for a top amateur to become a real Tour de France rider”

Word Definition Synonyms Usage
radioactive particles that are carried into the atmosphere after a nuclear explosion and gradually fall back as dust or in precipitation.
  • altercate
  • argue
  • argufy
  • bicker
“a fallout shelter”
a participant in a meeting between heads of government.
  • hiker
  • alpinist
“by tradition, summiteers do not embarrass each other before an election”
tempt (a person or animal) to do something or to go somewhere, especially by offering some form of reward
  • tempt
  • entice
  • attract
  • induce
“the child was lured into a car but managed to escape”
die, especially in a violent or sudden way.
  • lose one’s life
  • be killed
  • fall
  • expire
“a great part of his army perished of hunger and disease”
a beating; a thrashing.
  • beating
  • thrashing
  • walloping
  • thumping
“I’ll give the scoundrels a drubbing if I can!”

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