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Current Affairs Vocabulary Day 79

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Current Affairs Vocabulary Day 79

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


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Word Definition Synonyms Usage
Unabashed
(Adjective)
not embarrassed, disconcerted, or ashamed.
  • Unashamed
  • Shameless
  • Unembarrassed
“he was unabashed by the furore his words provoked”
Glimpses
(Noun)
a momentary or partial view./ see or perceive briefly or partially.
  • Brief look,
  • Quick look
“she caught a glimpse of the ocean”
Reiteration
(Noun)
the action of repeating something, typically for emphasis or clarity.
  • Echo
  • Renew
  • Repeat
“the reiteration of his campaign promise to cut taxes”
Scrutiny
(Noun)
critical observation or examination.
  • Careful examination
  • Inspection
  • Survey
  • Scan
  • Study
  • Perusal
“every aspect of local government was placed under scrutiny”
Monolith (Noun) a large single upright block of stone, especially one shaped into or serving as a pillar or monument.
  • Standing stone
  • Menhir
  • Sarsen
“we passed Stonehenge, the strange stone monoliths silhouetted against the horizon”

Word Definition Synonyms Usage
Emphatic
(Adjective)
expressing something forcibly and clearly.
  • Vehement
  • Firm
  • Wholehearted
  • Forceful
“the children were emphatic that they would like to repeat the experience”
Fleeing
(Verb)
run away from a place or situation of danger.
  • Run away
  • Run off
  • Make a run for it
  • Run for it
  • Take flight
  • Be gone
“to escape the fighting, his family fled from their village”
Persecution
(Noun)
hostility and ill-treatment, especially because of race or political or religious beliefs; oppression.
  • Oppression
  • Victimization
  • Maltreatment
“her family fled religious persecution”
Boastful
(Adjective)
“he always seemed to be rather boastful and above himself”
  • Crowing
  • Swaggering
  • Braggart
  • Overweening
“he always seemed to be rather boastful and above himself”
Strides
(Verb)
walk with long, decisive steps in a specified direction.
  • March
  • Stalk
  • Pace
  • Tread
“he strode across the road”