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Current Affairs Vocabulary Day 63

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Current Affairs Vocabulary Day 63

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

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Word Definition Synonyms Usage
a judgement or verdict that a person is not guilty of the crime with which they have been charged.
  • Absolution
  • Clearing
  • Exoneration
“the trial resulted in an acquittal”
a false, absurd, or distorted representation of something.
  • Misrepresentation
  • Distortion
  • Perversion
  • Corruption
“the absurdly lenient sentence is a travesty of justice”
of a person or wrongful act, especially a crime) utterly odious or wicked.
  • Odious
  • Wicked
  • Evil
  • Atrocious
  • Monstrous
  • Disgraceful
“a battery of heinous crimes”
showing or feeling opposition or dislike; unfriendly.
  • Antagonistic
  • Aggressive
  • Confrontational
  • Belligerent
“a hostile audience”
a device or small sensitive charge used to detonate an explosive.
  • Ball of fire
  • Fuse
  • Human dynamo
Among these were one who removed a mobile phone from the body of Sunil Joshi, a prime accused in the case who was murdered in December 2007, and another who bought mobile phones and electric detonators.

Word Definition Synonyms Usage
an extensive group of islands.
  • Sland
  • Terra firma
  • Ground
  • Land
  • Dry land.
“the Indonesian archipelago”
engage in a close fight or struggle without weapons; wrestle.
  • Wrestle
  • Struggle
  • Tussle
“passers-by grappled with the man after the knife attack”
jump or dive quickly and energetically.
  • Thrust
  • Stick
  • Ram
  • Drive
  • Jab
  • Stab
“our little daughters whooped as they plunged into the sea”
(of a clock or watch) not wound or wound up.
  • Loosen
  • Unfurl
  • Unravel
“Ella unwound the long woollen scarf from her neck”
the combination of simultaneously sounded musical notes to produce a pleasing effect.
  • Euphony
  • Polyphony
  • Consonance
“the piece owes its air of tranquillity largely to the harmony”