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Current Affairs Vocabulary Day 82

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Current Affairs Vocabulary Day 82

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


shape Vocabulary

Word Definition Synonyms Usage
Defiance
(Noun)
open resistance; bold disobedience.
  • Resistance
  • Opposition
  • Confrontation
“an act of defiance”
Dispensation
(Noun)
exemption from a rule or usual requirement.
  • Exemption
  • Immunity
  • Exception
  • Exclusion
  • Exoneration
“although she was too young, she was given special dispensation to play before her birthday”
Arbiter
(Noun)
a person who settles a dispute or has ultimate authority in a matter.
  • Adjudicator
  • Arbitrator
  • Judge
  • Umpire
the Secretary of State is the final arbiter”
Reputation
(Noun)
the beliefs or opinions that are generally held about someone or something.
  • Good name
  • Character
  • Repute
  • Standing
  • Stature
“his reputation was tarnished by allegations of bribery”
Transgressing
(Verb)
go beyond the limits of (what is morally, socially, or legally acceptable).
  • Behave badly
  • Break the law
  • Err
  • Lapse
she had transgressed an unwritten social law”

Word Definition Synonyms Usage
Silhouette
(Noun)
the dark shape and outline of someone or something visible in restricted light against a brighter background.
  • Outline
  • Contour(s)
  • Profile
“she paused to see its silhouette against the dimming sky”
Postulated
(Verb)
suggest or assume the existence, fact, or truth of (something) as a basis for reasoning, discussion, or belief.
  • Put forward
  • Suggest
  • Advance
“his theory postulated a rotatory movement for hurricanes”
Tremendous
(Adjective)
very great in amount, scale, or intensity.
  • very great
  • Huge
  • Enormous
  • Immense
“Penny put in a tremendous amount of time”
expertise
(noun)
expert skill or knowledge in a particular field.
  • skill
  • skilfulness
  • expertness
  • prowess
“technical expertise”
Unrelenting
(Adjective)
not yielding in strength, severity, or determination.
  • Implacable
  • Inflexible
  • Uncompromising
“the heat was unrelenting”