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Current Affairs Vocabulary Day 190

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Current Affairs Vocabulary Day 190

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

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Word Definition Synonyms Usage
1. Unwieldy (Adjective) difficult to move because of its size, shape, or weight.
  • cumbersome
  • unmanageable
  • unhandy
“huge, unwieldy arc lamps”
2. Hamstrung (Verb) severely restrict the efficiency or effectiveness of
  • handicap
  • constrain
  • restrict
“we were hamstrung by a total lack of knowledge”
3. Bloc (Noun) a group of countries or political parties with common interests who have formed an alliance
  • alliance
  • association
  • coalition
“the Soviet bloc”
4. Incendiary (Adjective) tending to stir up conflict.
  • inflammatory
  • provocative
  • rabble-rousing
“wars act as a spur to practical invention”
5. Tizzy (Noun) a state of nervous excitement or agitation.

  • acrimony
  • anger
  • animosity
“he got into a tizzy and was talking absolute tosh”

Word Definition Synonyms Usage
6. Debacle (Noun) a sudden and ignominious failure; a fiasco.
  • fiasco
  • failure
  • catastrophe
“the only man to reach double figures in the second-innings debacle”
7. Trajectory (Noun) the path followed by a projectile flying or an object moving under the action of given forces.
  • course
  • path
  • route
“the missile’s trajectory was preset”
8. Craters (Noun) a large bowl-shaped cavity in the ground or on a celestial object, typically one caused by an explosion or the impact of a meteorite
  • hollow
  • bowl
  • basin
“the blast left a crater in the car park”
9. Precise (Adjective) marked by exactness and accuracy of expression or detail.
  • accurate
  • exact
  • correct
“precise directions”

10. Rover (Noun) a vehicle for driving over rough terrain, especially one driven by remote control over extraterrestrial terrain
  • wanderer
  • traveller
  • globetrotter
“a lunar rover”

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