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Current Affairs Vocabulary Day 183

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Current Affairs Vocabulary Day 183

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

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Word Definition Synonyms Usage
Preserve (Verb) maintain (something) in its original or existing state.
  • conserve
  • protect
  • maintain
“all records of the past were zealously preserved”
Abduction (Noun) the action of forcibly taking someone away against their will.
  • taking
  • seizure
  • appropriation
“they organized the abduction of Mr Cordes on his way to the airport”
Vehemently (Adverb) in a forceful, passionate, or intense manner; with great feeling.
  • fiercely
  • passionately
  • heatedly
“he vehemently denied any suggestion of improper conduct”
Deem (Verb) regard or consider in a specified way.
  • regard as
  • consider
  • judge
“the event was deemed a great success”
Stratified (Verb) form or arrange into strata.
  • laminated
  • classist
“socially stratified cities”

Word Definition Synonyms Usage
Necessitated (Verb) make (something) necessary as a result or consequence.
  • make necessary
  • entail
  • involve
“a cut which necessitated eighteen stitches”
Conclave (Noun) a private meeting.
  • meeting
  • gathering
  • assembly
If the conclave remains deadlocked after 30 votes, a simple majority suffices.
Accord (Verb) give or grant someone (power, status, or recognition).
  • give
  • grant
  • tender
”the powers accorded to the head of state”
Rebuffed (Verb) reject (someone or something) in an abrupt or ungracious manner.
  • reject
  • turn down
  • spurn
“I asked her to be my wife, and was rebuffed in no uncertain terms”
Spat (Noun) a quarrel about an unimportant matter.
  • dispute
  • fight
  • hassle
“when we had our little spats, he had only to smile to get back on the right side of me”

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