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Current Affairs Vocabulary Day 54

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Current Affairs Vocabulary Day 54

shape Introduction

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


shape Vocabulary

Word Definition Synonyms Usage
VENT
(VERB)
Release
  • Emit
  • Let out
I vented a shriek when the dog suddenly jumped on me
DIMINUTIVE
(ADJECTIVE)
Tiny
  • Petite
  • Pint-sized
Sagar is feeling diminutive hunger right now.
SINISTER
(ADJECTIVE)
Evil
  • Dire
  • Devilish
He is a sinister person.
KINDLE
(VERB)
Start a fire
  • Inflame
  • Ignite
The dacoit kindled the village.
AROMA
(NOUN)
Scent
  • Fragrance
  • Incense
I am experiencing the nice aroma of doughnuts.

Word Definition Synonyms Usage
BANTER
(NOUN)
teasing
  • Jeering
  • Ridicule
His t-shirt had some banter line written over it.
EXTENSIVELY
(ADVERB)
widely
  • Broadly
  • Greatly
The demonetisation scheme benefitted the masses extensively.
COINCIDE
(VERB)
go along with
  • Concur
  • Harmonize
I can coincide with his idea.
PALPABLE
(ADJECTIVE)
visible
  • Noticeable
  • Credible
The committee’s fervour is palpable in every recommendation.
CONFLUENCE
(NOUN)
convergence
  • Junction
  • Concurrence
The confluence of warm and cold temperatures is going to create a powerful storm.