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Current Affairs Vocabulary Day 192

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Current Affairs Vocabulary Day 192

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

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Word Definition Synonyms Usage
1. Adept (Adjective) very skilled or proficient at something.

  • expert
  • proficient
  • accomplished
“she is adept at cutting through red tape”
2. Meadows (Noun) a piece of grassland, especially one used for hay

  • field
  • pasture
  • paddock
“a meadow ready for cutting”
3. Limping (Verb) : walk with difficulty, typically because of a damaged or stiff leg or foot.

  • hobble
  • walk with a limp
  • walk with difficulty
“he limped heavily as he moved”
4. Bruising (Verb) inflict a bruise or bruises on (a part of the body).
  • contuse
  • injure
  • mark
“I fell and bruised my knee”
5. Tantalising (Verb) excite the senses or desires of (someone).
  • tease
  • torment
  • torture
“she still tantalized him”

Word Definition Synonyms Usage
6. Unabated (Adjective) without any reduction in intensity or strength
  • unceasing
  • unchanged
“the storm was raging unabated”

7. Discretion (Noun) the quality of behaving or speaking in such a way as to avoid causing offence or revealing confidential information.

  • circumspection
  • care
  • carefulness
“she knew she could rely on his discretion”
8. Amalgamate (Verb) combine or unite to form one organization or structure.
  • combine
  • merge
  • integrate
”he amalgamated his company with another”
9. Etched (Verb) corrode or eat away the surface of (something)
  • corrode
  • bite into
  • eat into/away
“caustic soda etches glass”

10. Novelty (Noun) the quality of being new, original, or unusual
  • originality
  • newness
  • freshness
“the novelty of being a married woman wore off”

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