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Current Affairs Vocabulary Day 97

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Current Affairs Vocabulary Day 97

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

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Word Definition Synonyms Usage
A time of intense difficulty or danger
  • Catastrophe
  • Calamity
  • Cataclysm
  • Emergency
The current economic crisis
A marked effect or influence
  • Effect
  • Influence
  • Impression
  • Footprint
  • Results
Our regional measures have had a significant impact on unemployment
A view or prospect
  • View
  • Vista
  • Panorama
  • Prospect
A perspective of the whole valley
Inspiring fear or respect through being impressively large, powerful, intense, or capable
  • Intimidating
  • Forbidding
  • Redoubtable
  • Daunting
  • Alarming
A formidable opponent
A government, especially an authoritarian one
  • Government
  • Authorities
  • System of government
  • Rule
Ideological opponents of the regime

Word Definition Synonyms Usage
A person or thing with no special or interesting qualities; an unimportant person or thing
  • Nobody
  • Cipher
  • Non-person
  • Man of straw
A political nonentity
Be incompatible or at variance; clash
  • Clash
  • Be incompatible
  • Be inconsistent
  • Be incongruous
  • Be in opposition
Parents’ and children’s interests sometimes conflict
Aware of and responding to one’s surroundings
  • Aware
  • Awake
  • Wide awake
  • Compos mentis
Although I was in pain, I was conscious
Belief in or acceptance of something as true
  • Acceptance
  • Belief
  • Faith
  • Trust
  • Confidence
  • Reliance
Psychoanalysis finds little credence among laymen
Used to emphasize a statement or response confirming something already suggested
  • Truly
  • Actually
  • Really
  • In reality
It was not expected to last long, and indeed it took less than three weeks

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