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Current Affairs Vocabulary Day 60

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Current Affairs Vocabulary Day 60

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

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Word Definition Synonyms Usage
Unpleasantly or sharply clear
  • Blunt
  • Bald
  • Bare
  • Simple
The sixth edition of the Global Environment Outlook from the UN Environment Programme has come as another stark warning.
The state of being subject to death.
  • Impermanence
  • Temporality
  • Transience
This causes ill-health and premature mortality, and affects the quality of life, particularly for those unable to insulate themselves from these effects.
Restrain or keep in check.
  • Restrain
  • Repress
  • Suppress
That would mean curbing the use of fossil fuels and toxic chemicals across the spectrum of economic activity
A general agreement.
  • Agreement
  • Harmony
  • Concord
Aggressive monitoring of air quality in cities through scaled-up facilities would bring about a consensus on cutting emissions of greenhouse gases.
The force or energy with which a body moves
  • Momentum
  • Propulsion
  • Impulsion
Hit the booster coil before the flywheel loses all its impetus

Word Definition Synonyms Usage
of vital importance; crucial.
  • Indispensable
  • Exigent
  • Pressing
  • Urgent
In the case of water, the imperative is to stop the contamination of surface supplies by chemicals, sewage and municipal waste.
Make (something) greater by adding to it; increase
  • Increase
  • Enlarge
  • Expand
  • Extend
Water protection gets low priority, and State governments show no urgency in augmenting rainwater harvesting.
A view or prospect.
  • View
  • Vista
  • Panorama
  • Prospect
With the catastrophic consequences of a hard BREXIT option thus foreclosed, from Britain’s perspective at least.
A short period of rest or relief from something difficult or unpleasant
  • Rest
  • Break
  • Breathing Space
The weekend provided a nice respite from the pressures of her job.
A conception or image created by the imagination and having no objective reality
  • Misconception
  • Misunderstanding
  • Mistake
Developments this week have dealt a huge blow to hardline eurosceptics in the U.K., whose narrow nationalist delusions have made them impervious to the economic cost of disengagement.