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Current Affairs Vocabulary Day 204

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Current Affairs Vocabulary Day 204

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


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Word Definition Synonyms Usage
Resumption (Noun) the action of beginning something again after a pause or interruption.
  • restart
  • restarting
  • recommencement
“with peace came the resumption of foreign imports”
Intervening (Verb) take part in something so as to prevent or alter a result or course of events.
  • intercede
  • involve oneself
  • get involved
“he acted outside his authority when he intervened in the dispute”
Impunity (Noun) exemption from punishment or freedom from the injurious consequences of an action.
  • indemnity
  • exemption from punishment
“the impunity enjoyed by military officers implicated in civilian killings”
Replenishing (Verb) fill (something) up again.
  • refill
  • top up
  • fill up
  • recharge
“he replenished Justin’s glass with mineral water”
Touted (Verb) attempt to persuade people of the merits of.
  • commend
  • endorse
  • praise
“she was touted as a potential Prime Minister”

Word Definition Synonyms Usage
Unenviable (Adjective) difficult, undesirable, or unpleasant.
  • disagreeable
  • unpleasant
  • undesirable
“an unenviable reputation for drunkenness”
Divesting (Verb) deprive someone of (power, rights, or possessions).
  • deprive
  • strip
  • dispossess
“men are unlikely to be divested of power without a struggle”
Reconcile (Verb) settle (a quarrel).
  • reunite
  • bring (back) together (again)
“advice on how to reconcile the conflict”
Accretion (Noun) growth or increase by the gradual accumulation of additional layers or matter.
  • accumulation
  • collecting
  • gathering
“the accretion of sediments in coastal mangroves”
Clampdown (Noun) a concerted or harsh attempt to suppress something.
  • suppression
  • prevention
  • stopping
“a clampdown on crime”



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