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Current Affairs Vocabulary Day 117

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

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Word Definition Synonyms Usage
Outreach (Noun) The extent or length of reaching out.
  • Break
  • Exceed
  • Outrun
  • Overpass
“The loving outreach of God to the world”
Affinity (Noun) A natural liking for and understanding of someone or something.
  • Empathy
  • Rapport
  • Sympathy
  • Accord
“He had a special affinity with horses”
Incipient (Adjective) Beginning to happen or develop.
  • Developing
  • Impending
  • Growing
“He could feel incipient anger building up”
Deliberations (Noun) Long and careful consideration or discussion.
  • Thought
  • Thinking
  • Consideration
  • Reflection
  • Contemplation
“After much deliberation we arrived at a compromise”
Bragging (Noun) Excessively proud and boastful talk about one’s achievements or possessions.
  • Awesome
  • Bang-up
  • Banner
  • Beautiful
“She interrupted their endless bragging”
Word Definition Synonyms Usage
Swagger (Verb) Walk or behave in a very confident and arrogant or self-important way.
  • Strut
  • Parade
  • Stride
  • Roll
“He swaggered along the corridor”
Inaugural (Adjective) Marking the beginning of an institution, activity, or period of office.
  • First
  • Initial
  • Introductory
  • Initiatory
“His inaugural concert as Music Director”
Flattered (Verb) Lavish praise and compliments on (someone), often insincerely and with the aim of furthering one’s own interests.
  • Compliment
  • Praise
  • Commend
  • Admire
“She was flattering him in order to avoid doing what he wanted”
Deceive (Verb) Deliberately cause (someone) to believe something that is not true, especially for personal gain.
  • Swindle
  • Defraud
  • Cheat
  • Trick
  • Hoodwink
“I didn’t intend to deceive people into thinking it was French champagne”
Choked (Verb) Fill (a space) so as to make movement difficult or impossible.
  • Gag
  • Retch
  • Cough
  • Struggle for air
“Willie choked on a mouthful of tea”

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