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Current Affairs Vocabulary Day 99

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Current Affairs Vocabulary Day 99

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


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Word Definition Synonyms Usage
Buoyancy
(Noun)
A high level of activity in an economy or stock market
  • Strength
  • High level of activity
  • Burgeoning
  • Resilience
There is renewed buoyancy in the demand for steel
Tepid
(Adjective)
Showing little enthusiasm
  • Unenthusiastic
  • Apathetic
  • Half-hearted
  • Indifferent
  • Cool
  • Lukewarm
The applause was tepid
Harbinger
(Noun)
A person or thing that announces or signals the approach of another
  • Herald
  • Sign
  • Indicator
  • Indication
Witch hazels are the harbingers of spring
Succour
(Noun)
Assistance and support in times of hardship and distress
  • Aid
  • Help
  • A helping hand
  • Assistance
  • Ministration
  • Comfort
The wounded had little chance of succour
Lacklustre
(Adjective)
Lacking in vitality, force, or conviction; uninspired or uninspiring
  • Uninspired
  • Uninspiring
  • Unimaginative
  • Dull
No excuses were made for the team’s lacklustre performance

Word Definition Synonyms Usage
Advent
(Noun)
The arrival of a notable person or thing
  • Arrival
  • Appearance
  • Emergence
  • Materialization
The advent of television
Myriad
(Noun)
A countless or extremely great number of people or things
  • Multitude
  • A large/great number/quantity
  • A lot
  • Scores
  • Quantities
  • Mass
Myriads of insects danced around the light above my head
Coalition
(Noun)
A temporary alliance for combined action, especially of political parties forming a government
  • Alliance
  • Union
  • Partnership
  • Affiliation
A coalition between Liberals and Conservatives
Nurture
(Verb)
Care for and protect (someone or something) while they are growing
  • Bring up
  • Care for
  • Provide for
  • Take care of
  • Attend to
  • Look after
Jarrett was nurtured by his parents in a close-knit family
Exaggerate
(Verb)
Represent (something) as being larger, better, or worse than it really is
  • Overstate
  • Overemphasize
  • Overstress
  • Overestimate
He was apt to exaggerate any aches and pains



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