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Current Affairs Vocabulary Day 175

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Current Affairs Vocabulary Day 175

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

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Word Definition Synonyms Usage
Flinched (Verb) make a quick, nervous movement as an instinctive reaction to fear, pain, or surprise.
  • wince
  • start
  • shy (away)
  • recoil
“she flinched at the acidity in his voice”
Assiduously (Adverb) with great care and perseverance.
  • diligently
  • industriously
  • laboriously
“leaders worked assiduously to hammer out an action plan”
Unequivocal (Adjective) leaving no doubt; unambiguous.
  • unambiguous
  • unmistakable
  • indisputable
“an unequivocal answer”
Rigid (Adjective) unable to bend or be forced out of shape; not flexible.
  • stiff
  • hard
  • firm
  • inflexible
“a seat of rigid orange plastic”
Legitimate (Adjective) conforming to the law or to rules.
  • legal
  • lawful
  • licit
“his claims to legitimate authority”

Word Definition Synonyms Usage
Entrenched (Verb) firmly established and difficult or unlikely to change; ingrained.
  • deep-rooted
  • fixed
  • firm
“an entrenched resistance to change”
Imminent (Adjective) about to happen.
  • impending
  • at hand
  • close
“they were in imminent danger of being swept away”
Proxies (Noun) a person authorized to act on behalf of another.
  • deputy
  • representative
  • substitute
“Britons overseas may register to vote by proxy”
Abrogation (Noun) the repeal or abolition of a law, right, or agreement.
  • repudiation
  • revocation
  • repeal
Does not the abrogation amount to subverting the justice system?
Concomitant (Adjective) naturally accompanying or associated.
  • attendant
  • accompanying
  • associated
“concomitant facts”

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