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Current Affairs Vocabulary Day 77

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Current Affairs Vocabulary Day 77

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


shape Vocabulary

Word Definition Synonyms Usage
Inflow
(Noun)
the movement of a large number of people or things or a large amount of money into a place.
  • Affluence
  • Flux
  • Income
  • Influx
“enormous inflows of foreign investment”
Uptick
(Noun)
a small increase or slight upward trend.
  • Accretion
  • Accrual
  • Addendum
“an uptick in foreign tourism”
Nimble
(Adjective)
quick and light in movement or action; agile
  • Agile
  • Lithe
  • Sprightly
“with a deft motion of her nimble fingers”
Robustness
(Noun)
the quality or condition of being strong and in good condition.
  • Fitness
  • Health
  • Healthiness
“the overall robustness of national and international financial systems”
Dovish
(Adjective)
supporting discussion or other peaceful solutions in political relationships rather than the use of force
  • Anti-war
  • Concord
He is a dovish politican who was one of the signers of a model peace treaty.

Word Definition Synonyms Usage
Trajectory
(Noun)
the path followed by a projectile flying or an object moving under the action of given forces.
  • Course
  • Route
  • Path
  • Track
“aerodynamic forces change the trajectory of the ball”
Disruptive
(Adjective)
causing or tending to cause disruption.
  • Troublemaking
  • Troublesome
  • Unruly
  • Rowdy
“breaking a disruptive technology into the market is never easy”
Erratic
(Adjective)
not even or regular in pattern or movement; unpredictable.
  • Unpredictable
  • Inconsistent
  • Changeable
“her breathing was erratic”
Crippled
(Adjective)
(of a person) unable to walk or move properly; disabled.
  • Disable, ,
  • Paralyse
  • Immobilize
“a crippled old man”
Render
(Verb)
cause to be or become; make.
  • Give
  • Provide
  • Supply
  • Furnish
“money serves as a reward for services rendered” .