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Current Affairs Vocabulary Day 207

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Current Affairs Vocabulary Day 207

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

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Word Definition Synonyms Usage
Lineage (Noun) direct descent from an ancestor; ancestry or pedigree.
  • ancestry
  • family
  • parentage
“a Dutch nobleman of ancient lineage”
Incumbent (Adjective) necessary for (someone) as a duty or responsibility.
  • binding
  • obligatory
  • mandatory
“the government realized that it was incumbent on them to act”
Reinstated (Verb) restore (someone or something) to their former position or state.
  • restore
  • return to a former position
  • return to power
“the union threatened strike action if Owen was not reinstated”
Perennial (Adjective) lasting or existing for a long or apparently infinite time; enduring or continually recurring.
  • everlasting
  • perpetual
  • eternal
“his perennial distrust of the media”
Heyday (Noun) the period of a person’s or thing’s greatest success, popularity, activity, or vigour.
  • prime
  • peak
  • height
“the paper has lost millions of readers since its heyday in 1964”

Word Definition Synonyms Usage
Stipulations (Noun) a condition or requirement that is specified or demanded as part of an agreement.
  • condition
  • precondition
  • proviso
“they donated their collection of prints with the stipulation that they never be publicly exhibited”
Abjures (Verb) solemnly renounce (a belief, cause, or claim).
  • renounce
  • relinquish
  • reject
“MPs were urged to abjure their Jacobite allegiance”
Ardent (Adjective) very enthusiastic or passionate.
  • passionate
  • impassioned
  • avid
”an ardent supporter of the conservative cause”
Warring (Adjective) in conflict with each other.
  • opposing
  • conflicting
  • clashing
“warring factions”
Boasts (Verb) talk with excessive p ride and self-satisfaction about one’s achievements, possessions, or abilities.
  • brag
  • crow
  • swagger
“she boasted about her many conquests”

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