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Current Affairs Vocabulary Day 188

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Current Affairs Vocabulary Day 188

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

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Word Definition Synonyms Usage
1. Tweaking (Verb) twist or pull (something) sharply.
  • pull sharply
  • twist
  • tug
“he tweaked the boy’s ear”
2. Adherence (Noun) attachment or commitment to a person, cause, or belief.
  • attachment
  • cohesion
  • constancy
“a strict adherence to etiquette”
3. Regimens (Noun) a prescribed course of medical treatment, diet, or exercise for the promotion or restoration of health.
  • hygiene
  • cleanliness
  • sanitation
  • pitch
“a regimen of one or two injections per day”
4. Revelation (Noun) the making known of something that was previously secret or unknown.
  • divulging
  • divulgence
  • telling
“the revelation of a plot to assassinate the king”
5. Ambient (Adjective) relating to the immediate surroundings of something.
  • atmosphere
  • climate
  • clime
“the liquid is stored at below ambient temperature”

Word Definition Synonyms Usage
6. Dubious (Adjective) hesitating or doubting.
  • doubtful
  • uncertain
  • unsure
“I was rather dubious about the whole idea”
7. Revocation (Noun) the official cancellation of a decree, decision, or promise.
  • abandonment
  • abortion
  • fake
  • calling
“for those who break the law, revocation of their liquor licence may result”
8. Detriment (Noun) a cause of harm or damage
  • harm
  • damage
  • injury
“such tests are a detriment to good education”
9. Emanate (Verb) give out or emit (a feeling, quality, or sensation).
  • exude
  • give off
  • give out
“he emanated a powerful brooding air”
10. Promptly (Adverb) with little or no delay; immediately.
  • punctually
  • on time
  • on the dot
“he paid the fine promptly”

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