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Current Affairs Vocabulary Day 317

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Current Affairs Vocabulary Day 317

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


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Word Definition Synonyms Usage
Prospect (Noun) the possibility or likelihood of some future event occurring.
  • likelihood
  • expectation
“There was no prospect of a better day”
Unprecedented (Adjective) never done or known before.
  • unmatched
  • unequalled
“The government took the unprecedented step of releasing confidential correspondence”
Forbearance (Noun) patient self-control
  • tolerance
  • patience
“His unfailing courtesy and forbearance under great provocation”
Nascent (Adjective) just coming into existence and beginning to display signs of future potential.
  • growing
  • developing
“The Indian space industry is nascent at the moment”
Kudos (Noun) praise and honour received for an achievement.
  • esteem
  • praise
“The hockey team was given kudos during a celebratory pep rally after they won”

Word Definition Synonyms Usage
Consent (Noun) permission for something to happen or agreement to do something.
  • agreement
  • permission
“Change was made without the consent”
Culmination (Noun) the highest or climactic point of something, especially as attained after a long time.
  • peak
  • pinnacle
“The deal marked the culmination of years of negotiation”
Peer (Noun) look with difficulty or concentration at someone or something.
  • co-worker
  • compeer
“He has got criticism from his peers”
Codify (Verb) arrange (laws or rules) into a systematic code.
  • systematize
  • arrange
“The statutes have codified certain branches of common law”
Accommodative (Adjective) willing to fit in with someone’s wishes or needs.
  • adaptative
  • adaptive
“She was understanding, accommodative, and always had a solution to all problems”

Word Definition Synonyms Usage
Relent (Verb) to cease resistance (as to another’s arguments, demands, or control).
  • concede
  • give in
  • submit
  • succumb
“Because my mother is very angry, she won’t relent on my severe punishment”
Inure (Verb) accustom (someone) to something, especially something unpleasant.
  • accustom
  • habituate
  • acclimatize
  • adapt
“The hardship of army training inured her to the rigors of desert warfare”
Ratified (Verb) confirmed or made official
  • approve
  • confirm
“The proposal was ratified by the concerned authority”
Bagatelle (Noun) A thing of little importance
  • Frippery
  • Nothing
“I would like to point out that that sum is a mere bagatelle of the whole revenue”
Ardor (Noun) Enthusiasm or passion
  • Emotion
  • warmth
“He had been a painter throughout his life, but he never had a vision of painting with such ardor and desire”



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