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Current Affairs Vocabulary Day 217

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Current Affairs Vocabulary Day 217

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


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Word Definition Synonyms Usage
Recuse (Verb) excuse oneself from a case because of a potential conflict of interest or lack of impartiality.
  • disqualify oneself
  • excuse oneself
“it was the right of counsel to ask a judge to recuse himself from continuing to hear a case because of bias”
Apprehension (Noun) anxiety or fear that something bad or unpleasant will happen.
  • anxiety
  • angst
  • alarm
  • worry
“he felt sick with apprehension”
Perception (Noun) awareness of something through the senses.
  • discernment
  • appreciation
  • recognition
“the perception of pain”
Roster (Noun) a list or plan showing turns of duty or leave for individuals or groups in an organization.
  • list
  • register
  • listing
“next week’s duty roster”
Bias (Noun) inclination or prejudice for or against one person or group, especially in a way considered to be unfair.
  • prejudice
  • partiality
  • partisanship
“there was evidence of bias against foreign applicants”

Word Definition Synonyms Usage
Acquisition (Noun) an asset or object bought or obtained, typically by a library or museum.
  • purchase
  • accession
  • addition
“the legacy will be used for new acquisitions”
Accrue (Verb) be received by someone in regular or increasing amounts over time.
  • result
  • arise
  • follow
“financial benefits will accrue from restructuring”
Bolstering (Verb) support or strengthen.
  • strengthen
  • support
  • reinforce
”the fall in interest rates is starting to bolster confidence”
Correlation (Noun) a mutual relationship or connection between two or more things.
  • connection
  • association
  • link
“research showed a clear correlation between recession and levels of property crime”
Revelatory (Adjective) revealing something hitherto unknown.
  • eloquent
  • expressive
  • meaning
“a revelatory experience”



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