Daily Dawn Vocabulary

Daily DAWN News Vocabulary with Urdu Meaning (13 May 2020)

Daily DAWN News Vocabulary with Urdu Meaning (13 May 2020)
Shahzad F. Malik
Written by Shahzad F. Malik

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Daily Dawn Newspaper English Vocabulary with Urdu Meaning
May 13, 2020


Diminish (verb) کم کرنا، گھٹانا

make or become less.
Example: “the new law is expected to diminish the government’s chances”
Synonyms: decrease, decline, reduce, lessen, shrink, contract, grow smaller, fall off, drop off
Antonyms: increase, flare up, get worse


Enthusiasm (noun) ولولہ، گرم جوشی، پرجوش

intense and eager enjoyment, interest, or approval.
Example: “her energy and enthusiasm for life”
Synonyms: eagerness, keenness, ardour, fervour, warmth, passion, zeal, zealousness
Antonyms: apathy


Perilous (adjective) خطرناک، خوفناک

full of danger or risk.
Example: “a perilous journey south”
Synonyms: dangerous, fraught with danger, hazardous, risky, unsafe, treacherous, precarious
Antonyms: safe, secure


Frown (verb) ناپسندیدگی، گھورنا

furrow one’s brows in an expression indicating disapproval, displeasure, or concentration.
Example: “he frowned as he reread the letter”
Synonyms: scowl, glower, glare, lour, look sullen, make a face, look daggers
Antonyms: smile


Sore (adjective) درد، زخم، حساس

(of a part of one’s body) painful or aching.
Example: “she had a sore throat”
Synonyms: painful, in pain, hurting, hurt, aching, throbbing, smarting, stinging, burning
Antonyms: healthy


Proscribe (verb) جلاوطن کرنا، روکناحکم کرنا

forbid, especially by law.
Example: “strikes remained proscribed in the armed forces”
Synonyms: forbid, prohibit, ban, bar, disallow, rule out, embargo, veto, make illegal, interdict
Antonyms: allow, permit


Proscription (noun) ممنوع، حرام، ممنوعہ

the action of forbidding something; banning.
Example: “the proscription of the party after the 1715 Rebellion”
Synonyms: prohibition, prohibiting, forbidding, banning, ban, barring, bar, disallowing, ruling out
Antonyms: allowing


Violent (adjective) شدید، پرتشدد

using or involving physical force intended to hurt, damage, or kill someone or something.
Example: “a violent confrontation with riot police”
Synonyms: brutal, vicious, savage, harsh, rough, aggressive, bullying, threatening, terrorizing, fierce
Antonyms: gentle, weak


Espouse (verb) انتخاب کرنا، تائید کرنا، بیاہ کرنا

adopt or support (a cause, belief, or way of life).
Example: “she espoused the causes of justice and freedom for all”
Synonyms: adopt, embrace, take up, take to, take to one’s heart, accept, welcome, support
Antonyms: reject, oppose


Flamboyant (adjective) بھڑکیلا، پرنور، جاذب نظر

(of a person or their behaviour) tending to attract attention because of their exuberance, confidence, and stylishness.
Example: “the band’s flamboyant lead singer”
Synonyms: ostentatious, exuberant, confident, lively, buoyant, animated, energetic, vibrant.
Antonyms: modest, restrained


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