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Current Affairs Vocabulary Day 203

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Current Affairs Vocabulary Day 203

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

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Word Definition Synonyms Usage
Credibility (Noun) the quality of being trusted and believed in.
  • trustworthiness
  • reliability
  • dependability
“the government’s loss of credibility”
Elevation (Noun) the action or fact of raising or being raised to a higher or more important level, state, or position.
  • promotion
  • upgrading
  • advancement
“her sudden elevation to the cabinet”
Reiterated (Verb) say something a gain or a number of times, typically for emphasis or clarity.
  • repeat
  • say again
  • restate
“she reiterated that the government would remain steadfast in its support”
Opaque (Adjective) not able to be seen through; not transparent.
  • non-transparent
  • filmy
  • not take into consideration
“bottles filled with a pale opaque liquid”
Bona-fide (Adjective) genuine; real.
  • authentic
  • genuine
  • real
“she was a bona fide expert”

Word Definition Synonyms Usage
Eminent (Adjective) famous and respected within a particular sphere.
  • illustrious
  • distinguished
  • renowned
“one of the world’s most eminent statisticians”
Effusive (Adjective) showing or expressing gratitude, pleasure, or approval in an unrestrained or heartfelt manner.
  • gushing
  • gushy
  • unrestrained
“an effusive welcome”
Galvanised (Verb) shock or excite (someone) into taking action.
  • jolt
  • shock
  • startle
“the urgency of his voice galvanised them into action”
Converge (Verb) tend to meet at a point.
  • meet
  • intersect
  • cross
“a pair of lines of longitude are parallel at the equator but converge toward the poles”
Jamboree (Noun) a large celebration or party, typically a lavish and boisterous one.
  • rally
  • gathering
  • get-together
  • fortification
“the film industry’s annual jamboree in Cannes”

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