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Current Affairs Vocabulary Day 83

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Current Affairs Vocabulary Day 83

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


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Word Definition Synonyms Usage
Espionage
(Noun)
the practice of spying or of using spies, typically by governments to obtain political and military information.
  • Surveillance
  • Reconnaissance
  • Intelligence
  • Eavesdropping
the camouflage and secrecy of espionage”
Extradited
(Verb)
hand over (a person accused or convicted of a crime) to the jurisdiction of the foreign state in which the crime was committed.
  • Deport
  • Hand over
  • Send back
“Brazil refused to extradite him to Britain”
Endangered
(Adjective)
(of a species) seriously at risk of extinction.
  • Imperil
  • Jeopardize
  • Risk
“legislation to protect endangered species”
Clamouring
(Verb)
(of a group of people) shout loudly and insistently.
  • Shout loudly
  • Bay
  • Scream
  • Shriek
“the surging crowds clamoured for attention”
Dissemination
(Noun)
the action or fact of spreading something, especially information, widely.
  • Spreading
  • Circulation
  • Distribution
  • Dispersal
the dissemination of public information”

Word Definition Synonyms Usage
Eluding
(Verb)
escape from or avoid (a danger, enemy, or pursuer), typically in a skilful or cunning way.
  • Evade
  • Avoid
  • Get away from
  • Dodge
“he tried to elude the security men by sneaking through a back door”
Asylum
(Noun)
the protection granted by a state to someone who has left their home country as a political refugee.
  • Psychiatric hospital
  • Mental hospital
“she applied for asylum and was granted refugee status”
Conventions
(Noun)
a way in which something is usually done./ an agreement between states covering particular matters, especially one less formal than a treaty.
  • Agreement
  • Accord
  • Protocol
  • Compact
“the convention, signed by the six states bordering on the Black Sea, aims to prevent further pollution”
Assault
(Verb)
make a physical attack on.
  • Physically attack
  • Aim blows at
  • Slap
  • Smack
  • Beat
“he pleaded guilty to assaulting a police officer”
Conspiracy
(Noun)
a secret plan by a group to do something unlawful or harmful.
  • Plot
  • Scheme
  • Stratagem
  • Plan
“a conspiracy to destroy the government”