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Current Affairs Vocabulary Day 164

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Current Affairs Vocabulary Day 164

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

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Word Definition Synonyms Usage
Desertion (Noun) the action of deserting a person, cause, or organization.
  • abandonment
  • leaving
  • forsaking
“I resented what I saw as my parents’ desertion”
Cognisable (Adjective) perceptible; clearly identifiable
  • perceptible
  • appreciable
  • detectable
“The differences between the terms in this series must be cognisable”
Erring (Adjective) having failed to adhere to the proper or accepted standards; having done wrong
  • mistaken
  • guilty
  • offending
“she took her erring husband back because she loved him and thought he would change”
Tenets (Noun) a principle or belief, especially one of the main principles of a religion or philosophy.
  • principle
  • belief
  • doctrine
  • precept
“the tenets of classical liberalism”
Abhorrent (Adjective) inspiring disgust and loathing; repugnant.
  • detestable
  • detested
  • hateful
  • hated
“racism was abhorrent to us all”

Word Definition Synonyms Usage
Sequestered (Adjective) solated and hidden away.
  • secluded
  • cloistered
  • hidden away
“a wild sequestered spot”
Imperilled (Verb) put at risk of being harmed, injured, or destroyed.
  • endanger
  • jeopardize
  • risk
  • put at risk
“they advised against tax increases for fear of imperilling the recovery”
Incursion (Noun) an invasion or attack, especially a sudden or brief one.
  • attack on
  • assault on
  • raid on
“incursions into enemy territory”
Jeopardise (Verb) put (someone or something) into a situation in which there is a danger of loss, harm, or failure
  • threaten
  • endanger
  • endanger
  • imperil
  • menace
“a devaluation of the dollar would jeopardize New York’s position as a financial centre”
Inalienable (Adjective) not subject to being taken away from or given away by the possessor.
  • inviolable
  • absolute
  • sacrosanct
“the shareholders have the inalienable right to dismiss directors”

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