Learn Vocab With Daily News Articles For Govt Exams

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The English Language has been a backbone of Present Era, the more you pay a deaf ear towards it, the more you embroil yourself. Because running away from an impediment is futile instead learn to face it boldly. More specifically, if we speak of hot topics like career, education and a propitious life, the English Language is ineluctable. In Exams like SSC CPO and and SSC CGL where dealing with English and General Awareness Section is mandatory, reading this way is beneficial. If you find it arduous to learn new words in a plain mode, ADDA247 is here to buttress your learning skills in a more fun and productive way.

Taking felicitous snippet from well reputed newspaper editorials, our motive is not just to make you learn the English language but keep you updated with the current affairs and events across the world which are important from the govt exams point of view. Either you are a job aspirant or a working person or just want to outsmart others, this is a befitting platform to expedite your performance thoroughly. 


The announcement by United States President Donald Trump that he will meet North Korea’s leader Kim Jong-un marks an (1) epochal moment in the post-1945 world. In 70 years, no serving US President has reached out to the secretive (2) regimes of North Korea that no one saw this moment coming is in keeping with the (3) ad hoc style of the Trump presidency. Just last month, the US announced tough new sanctions against (4) illicit shipping to North Korea. And weeks earlier at the Winter Olympics in South Korea, vice-president Mike Pence had made a point of conveying that the US was not thinking about a (5) thaw in relations with North Korea. Though most of last year, Trump and Kim (6) hurled (7) invective at each other on Twitter-the US president called Kim “little Rocket Man” and the North Korean leader (8) mocked Trump as “the mentally (9) deranged U.S (10) dotard”. No one could have imagined that the conversation would change overnight. Both leaders are the most unpredictable that the world has seen in recent times, and it’s more than six weeks to May, when the meeting is planned to take place.

1. Epoch (noun): a particular period of time in history or a person’s life.

2. Regime (noun): a system or ordered way of doing things.

3. Ad hoc (adjective and adverb): created or done for a particular purpose as necessary.

4. Illicit (adjective): forbidden by law, rules, or custom.

5. Thaw (noun): turned to a liquid or soft form as a result of warming up.

6. Hurl (verb): throw or impel (someone or something) with great force.

7. Invective (noun): insulting, abusive, or highly critical language.

8. Mock (verb): tease or laugh at in a scornful or contemptuous manner.

9. Deranged (adjective): insane; mad

10. Dotard (noun): an old person, especially one who has become weak or senile.

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