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Current Affairs Vocabulary Day 87

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Current Affairs Vocabulary Day 87

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

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Word Definition Synonyms Usage
call or bring (someone) before a court to answer a criminal charge.
  • Indict
  • Prosecute
  • Put on trial
“her sister was arraigned on charges of attempted murder”
a person who takes part in a conspiracy.
  • Intriguer
  • Colluder
  • Collaborator
“conspirators had planned to seize the state”
a qualification, achievement, quality, or aspect of a person’s background, especially when used to indicate their suitability for something.
  • Capability
  • Goods
  • Qualification
  • Stuf
“recruitment is based mainly on academic credentials”
regarded as being symbolic or representative of a particular quality or concept.
  • Consanguineous
  • Innate
“the totemic image of Bogart represents an immutably powerful mystique”
an ornamental border of threads left loose or formed into tassels or twists, used to edge clothing or material.
  • Edging
  • Edge
  • Border
  • Trimming
“a long grey skirt with a fringe”

Word Definition Synonyms Usage
involve (something) as a necessary or inevitable part or consequence.
  • Make necessary
  • Require
  • Need
  • Demand
a situation which entails considerable risks”
the state, condition, or period of being pending or awaiting settlement.
  • Suspense
  • Undecided
the defendant should be restrained from further public comment during the pendency of the trial”
having or showing a strong or unreasoning desire for revenge.
  • Out for revenge
  • Revengeful
  • Avenging
  • Unforgiving
“the criticism was both vindictive and personalized”
full of twists and turns.
  • Twisting
  • Winding
  • Curving
  • Curvy
  • Bending
“the route is remote and tortuous”
having the necessary ability, knowledge, or skill to do something successfully.
  • Capable
  • Able
  • Proficient
  • Adept
“an infinitely competent mother of three”