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Current Affairs Vocabulary Day 65

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Current Affairs Vocabulary Day 65

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


shape Vocabulary

Word Definition Synonyms Usage
SIPHON
(VERB)
Transfer illegally
  • Transport
  • Draw off
Those who failed the biometric test was siphoned off with abandon.
REVENGE
(NOUN)
reaction to a wrong action
  • Vengeance
  • Retribution
I will surely take revenge for I have suffered.
RAMPAGE
(NOUN)
riot
  • Disturbance
  • Frenzy
On a deadly rampage, a person killed an innocent man.
SUBDUED
(ADJECTIVE)
controlled
  • Hushed
  • Muted
He was subdued by his boss.
STAGNATION
(NOUN)
inactivity
  • Quiescence
  • Stasis
It is hard to bear the stagnation of the economy.

Word Definition Synonyms Usage
MOMENTUM
(NOUN)
push
  • Impulse
  • Strength
His efforts gained momentum.
BANTER
(NOUN)
fun
  • Chitchat
  • Gossip
We had a lot of banter in the locker room.
HEARTFELT
(ADJECTIVE)
sincere
  • Genuine
  • Unaffected
I pay my heartfelt regards to them.
SNITCH
(VERB)
reveal
  • Divulge
  • Evince
Ravi is going to snitch the secret.
BOOR
(NOUN)
clod
  • Barbarian
  • Brute
Why do act as a boor?