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Current Affairs Vocabulary Day 92

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Current Affairs Vocabulary Day 92

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


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Word Definition Synonyms Usage
Anomalous
(Adjective)
Deviating from what is standard, normal, or expected
  • Abnormal
  • Atypical
  • Non-typical
  • Irregular
An anomalous situation
Deter
(Verb)
Discourage (someone) from doing something by instilling doubt or fear of the consequences
  • Put off
  • Discourage
  • Dissuade
  • Scare off
  • Warn
  • Caution
Only a health problem would deter him from seeking re-election
Steep
(Adjective)
Rising or falling sharply
  • Precipitous
  • Sheer
  • Abrupt
  • Sharp
She pushed the bike up the steep hill
Eulogize
(Verb)
Praise highly in speech or writing
  • Express delight over
  • Acclaim
  • Extol
He was eulogized as a rock star
Pursue
(Verb)
Follow or chase (someone or something)
  • Hunt
  • Stalk
  • Track
  • Trail
The officer pursued the van

Word Definition Synonyms Usage
Robust
(Adjective)
Strong and healthy
  • Strong
  • Sturdy
  • Vigorous
  • Powerful
The Caplan family are a robust lot”
Illiberal
(Adjective)
Opposed to liberal principles
  • Intolerant
  • Narrow-minded
  • Unenlightened
Illiberal and anti-democratic policies
Rigorous
(Adjective)
Extremely thorough and careful
  • Meticulous
  • Punctilious
  • Conscientious
  • Careful
The rigorous testing of consumer products
Prudence
(Noun)
The quality of being prudent; cautiousness
  • Wisdom
  • Judgement
  • Good judgement
  • Judiciousness
We need to exercise prudence in such important matters
Hatred
(Noun)
Intense dislike; hate
  • Loathing
  • Hate
  • Detestation
  • Dislike
Racial hatred