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Current Affairs Vocabulary Day 126

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Current Affairs Vocabulary Day 126

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


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Word Definition Synonyms Usage
Proximity
(Noun)
Nearness in space, Time, or relationship.
  • Closeness
  • Nearness
  • Presence
  • Juxtaposition
“Do not operate microphones in close proximity to television sets”
Fray
(Verb)
(of a fabric, rope, or cord) unravel or become worn at the edge, typically through constant rubbing.
  • Unravel
  • Wear
  • Wear thin
  • Wear out
“Bucks mark their territory by fraying small trees”
Inclusiveness
(Noun)
The quality of covering or dealing with a range of subjects or areas.
  • All-embracing
  • All-in [chiefly British]
  • All-inclusive
  • Broad-gauge
“The school promotes an attitude of tolerance and inclusiveness”
Reinforced
(Verb)
Strengthen or support (an object or substance), especially with additional material.
  • Strengthen
  • Fortify
  • Bolster up
  • Shore up
“The helmet has been reinforced with a double layer of cork”
Buttressed
(Adjective)
(of a building or structure) strengthened or supported with a buttress.
  • Strengthen
  • Reinforce
  • Fortify
  • Support
“A buttressed wall”

Word Definition Synonyms Usage
Component
(Adjective)
Constituting part of a larger whole; constituent.
  • Constituent
  • Integral
“An assembly plant for imported components”
Holistic
(Adjective)
Characterized by the belief that the parts of something are intimately interconnected and explicable only by reference to the whole.
  • Comprehensive
  • Integrated
In short, we suggest that a more holistic approach to the evaluation of these packages is needed.
Encompass
(Verb)
Surround and have or hold within.
  • Surround
  • Enclose
  • Ring
  • Encircle
“This area of London encompasses Piccadilly to the north and St James’s Park to the south”
Pace
(Verb)
Walk at a steady speed, especially without a particular destination and as an expression of anxiety or annoyance.
  • Walk
  • Stride
  • Tread
  • March
  • Pound
  • Patrol
“He’s an aggressive player with plenty of pace”
Persuaded
(Verb)
Induce (someone) to do something through reasoning or argument.
  • Prevail on
  • Talk someone into
  • Coax
  • Convince
“It wasn’t easy, but I persuaded him to do the right thing”



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