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Current Affairs Vocabulary Day 130

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Current Affairs Vocabulary Day 130

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


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Word Definition Synonyms Usage
Unambiguously
(Adverb)
In a manner that is not open to more than one interpretation.
  • Apparent
  • Bald
  • Bald-faced
  • Barefaced
“She answered questions clearly and unambiguously”
Proclaim
(Verb)
Indicate clearly.
  • Demonstrate
  • Indicate
  • Show
  • Signify
  • Reveal
“The government’s chief scientific adviser proclaimed that the epidemic was under control”
Interlocutors
(Noun)
A person who takes part in a dialogue or conversation.
  • Interrogator
  • Interviewer
The government led by Mr. Modi and his key interlocutors on trade, including the new External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar and Commerce
Minister Piyush Goyal, have sent a strong message
Duress
(Noun)
Threats, violence, constraints, or other action used to coerce someone into doing something against their will or better judgement.
  • Coercion
  • Compulsion
  • Force
  • Pressure
“Their confessions were extracted under duress”
Conciliatory
(Adjective)
Intended or likely to placate or pacify.
  • Propitiatory
  • Placatory
  • Appeasing
  • Pacifying
“A conciliatory approach”

Word Definition Synonyms Usage
Grapple
(Verb)
Engage in a close fight or struggle without weapons; wrestle.
  • Wrestle
  • Struggle
  • Tussle
“Passers-by grappled with the man after the knife attack”
Foresight
(Noun)
The ability to predict what will happen or be needed in the future.
  • Forethought
  • Anticipation
  • Planning
  • Forward planning
“He had the foresight to check that his escape route was clear”
Appalling
(Adjective)
Cusing shock or dismay; horrific.
  • Shocking
  • Horrific
  • Horrifying
  • Horrible
The cat suffered appalling injuries during the attack”
Grave
(Noun)
A hole dug in the ground to receive a coffin or dead body, typically marked by a stone or mound.
  • Burying place
  • Tomb
  • Sepulchre
  • Vault
  • Burial chamber
“the coffin was lowered into the grave”
Seizure
(Noun)
The action of capturing someone or something using force.
  • Capture
  • Occupation
  • Takeover
  • Overrunning
“The seizure of the Assembly building”



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