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Current Affairs Vocabulary Day 125

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Current Affairs Vocabulary Day 125

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


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Word Definition Synonyms Usage
Pertaining
(Verb)
Be appropriate Related, or Applicable to.
  • Concern
  • Relate to
  • Be related to
  • Be connected with
“Matters pertaining to the organization of government”
Smacked
(Verb)
Strike (someone or something), typically with the palm of the hand and as a punishment.
  • Slap
  • Hit
  • Strike
  • Spank
  • Cuff
“Jessica smacked his face, quite hard”
Perversity
(Noun)
A deliberate desire to behave in an unreasonable or unacceptable way; contrariness.
  • Contrariness
  • Perverseness
  • Awkwardness
“They responded with typical perversity”
Malice
(Noun)
the desire to harm someone; ill will.
  • Spitefulness
  • Spite
  • Malevolence
  • Maliciousness
“I bear no malice towards anybody”
Intervene
(Verb)
Take part in something so as to prevent or alter a result or course of events.
  • Intercede
  • Involve oneself
  • Get involved
“He acted outside his authority when he intervened in the dispute”

Word Definition Synonyms Usage
Abridging
(Verb)
Shorten (a piece of writing) without losing the sense
  • Shorten
  • Cut
  • Cut short/down
  • Curtail
“The introduction is abridged from the author’s afterword to the novel”
Concession
(Noun)
A thing that is granted, especially in response to demands.
  • Compromise
  • Adjustment
  • Modification
“The government was unwilling to make any further concessions”
Inflammatory
(Adjective)
Relating to or causing inflammation of a part of the body.
  • Provocative
  • Provoking
  • Inflaming
  • Incendiary
“Inflammatory remarks”
Rampant
(Adjective)
(Especially of something unwelcome) flourishing or spreading unchecked.
  • Uncontrolled
  • Unrestrained
  • Unchecked
  • Unbridled
“Political violence was rampant”
Incarcerate
(Verb)
imprison or confine
  • Imprison
  • Put in prison
  • Send to prison
“Many are incarcerated for property offences”



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