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Current Affairs Vocabulary Day 147

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Current Affairs Vocabulary Day 147

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

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Word Definition Synonyms Usage
Inevitable (Adjective) certain to happen; unavoidable
  • unavoidable
  • inescapable
  • bound to happen
“war was inevitable”
Trailing (Verb) draw or be drawn along behind someone or something.
  • drag
  • sweep
  • be drawn
  • draw
  • stream
“Alex trailed a hand through the clear water”
Imperative (Adjective) of vital importance; crucial.
  • vitally important
  • of vital importance
  • all-important
“immediate action was imperative”
Parameter (Noun) a limit or boundary which defines the scope of a particular process or activity
  • framework
  • variable
  • limit
  • boundary
  • limiting factor
“the parameters within which the media work”
Bereft (Adjective) deprived of or lacking (something).
  • deprived of
  • robbed of
  • stripped of
  • denuded of
  • cut off from
“her room was stark and bereft of colour”

Word Definition Synonyms Usage
Instil (Verb) gradually but firmly establish (an idea or attitude) in a person’s mind
  • inculcate, implant, fix, ingrain, infuse
  • remove
  • carry away
  • confiscate
  • separate
“the standards her parents had instilled into her”
Lacklustre (Adjective) — lacking in vitality, force, or conviction; uninspired or uninspiring.
  • uninspired
  • uninspiring
  • unimaginative
  • dull
“no excuses were made for the team’s lacklustre performance”
Ample (Adjective) enough or more than enough; plentiful.
  • enough
  • sufficient
  • adequate
  • plenty of
”there is ample time for discussion”
Iteration (Noun) the repetition of a process or utterance.
  • duplication
  • redo
  • reduplication
  • reiteration
A serial processor executes each iteration through the loop, doing all the work.
Retrofitted (Verb) add (a component or accessory) to something that did not have it when manufactured.
  • add
  • furnish
  • install
  • modernise
It’s easy to understand why sunspaces are the most popular passive retrofit.

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