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Current Affairs Vocabulary Day 133

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Current Affairs Vocabulary Day 133

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


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Word Definition Synonyms Usage
Hinge
(Noun)
A movable joint or mechanism on which a door, gate, or lid swings as it opens and closes or which connects linked objects.
  • Depend
  • Hang
  • Ride
  • Turn
“The ironing board was set into the wall and hinged at the bottom”
Stance
(Noun)
The way in which someone stands, especially when deliberately adopted (as in cricket, golf, and other sports); a person’s posture.
  • Posture
  • Body position
  • Pose
  • Attitude
“She altered her stance, resting all her weight on one leg”
Hinted
(Verb)
Suggest or indicate something indirectly or covertly
  • Imply
  • Insinuate
  • Intimate
  • Suggest
“The Minister hinted at a possible change of heart”
Unconventional
(Adjective)
Not based on or conforming to what is generally done or believed.
  • Unusual
  • Irregular
  • Unorthodox
  • Unfamiliar
“His unconventional approach to life”
Aggressively
(Adjective)
Ready or likely to attack or confront; characterized by or resulting from aggression.
  • Hostile
  • Belligerent
  • Bellicose
  • Antagonistic
“He’s very uncooperative and aggressive”

Word Definition Synonyms Usage
Synchronizing
(Verb)
Cause to occur or operate at the same time or rate.
  • Accompany
  • Attend
  • Co-occur
  • Coexist
“Soldiers used watches to synchronize movements”
Stint
(Verb)
Supply a very ungenerous or inadequate amount of (something).
  • Spell
  • Stretch
  • Period
  • Time
  • Turn
“Stowage room hasn’t been stinted”
Curbing
(Verb)
Restrain or keep in check.
  • Restrain
  • Hold back
  • Keep back
  • Hold in
“She promised she would curb her temper”
Impediments
(Noun)
A hindrance or obstruction in doing something.
  • Hindrance
  • Obstruction
  • Obstacle
“A serious impediment to scientific progress”
Feasibility
(Noun)
The state or degree of being easily or conveniently done.
  • Practicability
  • Practicality
  • Workability
  • Workableness
“The feasibility of screening athletes for cardiac disease”



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