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Current Affairs Vocabulary Day 170

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Current Affairs Vocabulary Day 170

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

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Word Definition Synonyms Usage
Abiding (Adjective) lasting a long time; enduring.
  • enduring
  • lasting
  • persisting
  • long-lasting
“he had an abiding respect for her”
Copious (Adjective) abundant in supply or quantity.
  • abundant
  • superabundant
  • plentiful
“she took copious notes”
Inception (Noun) the establishment or starting point of an institution or activity.
  • establishment
  • institution
  • foundation
“she has been on the board since its inception two years ago”
Aberration (Noun) a departure from what is normal, usual, or expected, typically an unwelcome one.
  • anomaly
  • deviation
  • divergence
  • abnormality
“they described the outbreak of violence in the area as an aberration”
Unerring (Adjective) always right or accurate.
  • unfailing
  • infallible
  • unswerving
“an unerring sense of direction”

Word Definition Synonyms Usage
Fallacy (Noun) a mistaken belief, especially one based on unsound arguments.
  • misconception
  • mistaken belief
  • misbelief
“the notion that the camera never lies is a fallacy”
Recede (Verb) — go or move back or further away from a previous position.
  • retreat
  • go back
  • move back
“the floodwaters had receded”
Extradite (Verb) — hand over (a person accused or convicted of a crime) to the jurisdiction of the foreign state in which the crime was committed.
  • deport
  • hand over
  • send back
”Brazil refused to extradite him to Britain”
Rein (Noun) keep under control; restrain.
  • restrain
  • check
  • curb
  • constrain
“with an effort, she reined back her impatience”
Fanned (Verb) cause (a belief or emotion) to become stronger or more widespread.
  • intensify
  • increase
  • agitate
“a fury fanned by press coverage”

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