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Current Affairs Vocabulary Day 123

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Current Affairs Vocabulary Day 123

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


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Word Definition Synonyms Usage
Scholastic
(Adjective)
Of or concerning schools and education / relating to medieval scholasticism.
  • Academic
  • Educational
  • School
  • Scholarly
“Walter’s scholastic achievements”
Slumber
(Verb)
Sleep
  • Be asleep
  • Doze
  • Rest
  • Take a siesta
  • Nap
“Sleeping Beauty slumbered in her forest castle”
Accommodative
(Adjective)
Willing to fit in with someone’s wishes or needs.
  • Accommodating, , ,
  • Friendly
  • Indulgent
  • Obliging
“She was understanding, patient, accommodative, and always had a solution to all problems”
Cumulative
(Adjective)
Increasing or increased in quantity, degree, or force by successive additions.
  • Increasing
  • Accumulative
  • Accumulating
“the cumulative effect of two years of drought”
Fiscal
(Adjective)
Relating to government revenue, especially taxes.
  • Tax
  • Budgetary
  • Revenue
“Monetary and fiscal policy”

Word Definition Synonyms Usage
Tremendous
(Adjective)
Very great in amount, scale, or intensity
  • Very great
  • Huge
  • Enormous
“Penny put in a tremendous amount of time”
Onus
(Noun)
Something that is one’s duty or responsibility.
  • Burden
  • Responsibility
  • Liability
“The onus is on you to show that you have suffered loss”
Toppled
(Verb)
Overbalance or cause to overbalance and fall.
  • Fall
  • Tumble
  • Overturn
  • Overbalance
“She toppled over when I touched her”
Prolonged
(Adjective)
Continuing for a long time or longer than usual; lengthy.
  • Make longer
  • Extend
  • Extend the duration of
  • Draw out
“The region suffered a prolonged drought”
Notorious
(Adjective)
Famous or well known, typically for some bad quality or deed.
  • Of ill repute
  • With a bad reputation/name
  • Ill-famed
“Los Angeles is notorious for its smog”



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