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Current Affairs Vocabulary Day 112

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

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Word Definition Synonyms Usage
Definitive (adjective) (of a conclusion or agreement) done or reached decisively and with authority.
  • conclusive
  • final
  • ultimate
“a definitive decision”
Inflection (noun) a change in the form of a word (typically the ending) to express a grammatical function or attribute such as tense, mood, person, number, case, and gender.
  • conjugation
  • declension
“she spoke slowly and without inflection”
Catapulted (verb) hurl or launch (something) with or as if with a catapult.
  • send flying
  • send
  • let fly
  • let loose
“the explosion catapulted the car 30 yards along the road”
Relegating (verb) assign an inferior rank or position to
  • lower in rank/status
  • put down
  • move down
“they aim to prevent women from being relegated to a secondary role”
Endorsement (noun) the action of endorsing someone or something.
  • support
  • backing
  • approval
  • seal of approval
“the issue of full independence received overwhelming endorsement”
Word Definition Synonyms Usage
Imprint (verb) impress or stamp (a mark or outline) on a surface.
  • stamp
  • punch
  • print
  • impress
“tyre marks were imprinted in the snow”
Distinctive (adjective) characteristic of one person or thing, and so serving to distinguish it from others.
  • distinguishing
  • characteristic
  • typical
  • individual
“juniper berries give gin its distinctive flavour”
Sweep (verb) clean (an area) by brushing away dirt or litter./ move swiftly and smoothly.
  • glide
  • sail
  • dash
  • charge
“a large black car swept past the open windows”
Outlive (verb) (of a person) live longer than (another person).
  • live on after
  • live longer than
  • outlast
  • remain alive after
“the organization had largely outlived its usefulness”
Creed (noun) a system of religious belief; a faith.
  • religious belief(s)
  • religious persuasion
  • religious conviction
“people of many creeds and cultures”

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