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Current Affairs Vocabulary Day 208

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Current Affairs Vocabulary Day 208

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


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Word Definition Synonyms Usage
Nascent (Adjective) just coming into existence and beginning to display signs of future potential.
  • just beginning
  • budding
  • developing
“the nascent space industry”
Impregnable (Adjective) unable to be captured or broken into.
  • invulnerable
  • impenetrable
  • unattackable
“a massive and impregnable fortress”
Exerted (Verb) apply or bring to bear (a force, influence, or quality).
  • bring to bear
  • apply
  • bring into play
“the moon exerts a force on the Earth”
Precedent (Noun) an earlier event or action that is regarded as an example or guide to be considered in subsequent similar circumstances.
  • model
  • exemplar
  • example
“there are substantial precedents for using interactive media in training”
Brazen (Adjective) bold and without shame.
  • bold
  • shameless
  • as bold as brass
“he went about his illegal business with a brazen assurance”

Word Definition Synonyms Usage
Entailed (Verb) involve (something) as a necessary or inevitable part or consequence.
  • necessitate
  • make necessary
  • require
“a situation which entails considerable risks”
Conviction (Noun) a formal declaration by the verdict of a jury or the decision of a judge in a court of law that someone is guilty of a criminal offence.
  • declaration/pronouncement of guilt
  • sentence
“she had a previous conviction for a similar offence”
Prevalent (Adjective) widespread in a particular area or at a particular time.
  • widespread
  • prevailing
  • frequent
  • usual
”the social ills prevalent in society today”
Malady (Noun) a disease or ailment.
  • illness
  • sickness
  • ailment
  • disorder
“an incurable malady”
Impinging (Verb) have an effect, especially a negative one.
  • affect
  • have an effect on
  • have a bearing on
“several factors impinge on market efficiency”




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