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Current Affairs Vocabulary Day 94

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Current Affairs Vocabulary Day 94

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


shape Vocabulary

Word Definition Synonyms Usage
Emerge
(Adjective)
Move out of or away from something and become visible
  • Come out
  • Appear
  • Come into view
  • Become visible
Black ravens emerged from the fog
Nudge
(Verb)
Touch or push (something) gently or gradually
  • Touch
  • Bump (against)
  • Push (against)
  • Run into
The canoe nudged a bank of reeds
Congested
(Adjective)
So crowded with traffic or people as to hinder or prevent freedom of movement
  • Crowded
  • Overcrowded
  • Full
  • Overfull
The congested streets of the West End
Proliferation
(Noun)
Rapid increase in the number or amount of something
  • Growth
  • Multiplication
  • Spread
A continuing threat of nuclear proliferation
Negate (Verb) Make ineffective; nullify
  • Invalidate
  • Nullify
  • Render null and void
Alcohol negates the effects of the drug

Word Definition Synonyms Usage
Deterioration
(Noun)
The process of becoming progressively worse
  • Worsening
  • Decline
  • Decay
  • Collapse
A deterioration in the condition of the patient
Mitigation
(Noun)
The action of reducing the severity, seriousness
  • Alleviation
  • Reduction
  • Diminution
  • Lessening
  • Easing
The identification and mitigation of pollution
Respite
(Noun)
A short period of rest or relief from something difficult or unpleasant
  • Rest
  • Break
  • Breathing space
  • Interval
The refugee encampments will provide some respite from the suffering
Prohibition
(Noun)
The action of forbidding something, especially by law
  • Banning
  • Forbidding
  • Prohibiting
  • Barring
They argue that prohibition of drugs will always fail
Equitable
(Adjective)
Fair and impartial
  • Fair
  • Just
  • Impartial
  • Even-handed
The equitable distribution of resources



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