Daily Dawn Vocabulary

Daily DAWN News Vocabulary with Urdu Meaning (17 June 2020)

Daily DAWN News Vocabulary with Urdu Meaning (17 June 2020)
Shahzad F. Malik
Written by Shahzad F. Malik

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Daily Dawn Newspaper English Vocabulary with Urdu Meaning
June 17, 2020

Stifle (verb) دم روک دینا، گلا گھونٹنا، سخت گرم

make (someone) unable to breathe properly; suffocate.
Example: “those in the streets were stifled by the fumes”
Synonyms: suffocate, choke, asphyxiate, smother, very hot, sweltering, airless, suffocating, oppressive
Antonyms: cold, chilly

Brutal (adjective) ظالمانہ، وحشیانہ

savagely violent.
Example: “a brutal murder”
Synonyms: savage, cruel, bloodthirsty, vicious, ferocious, barbaric, barbarous, wicked
Antonyms: gentle, humane

Defamation (noun) تہمت، رسوائی، بدنامی

the action of damaging the good reputation of someone; slander or libel.
Example: “she sued him for defamation”
Synonyms: libel, slander, character assassination, defamation of character, calumny, vilification
Antonyms: commendation

Vague (adjective) مبہم، غیر واضح، گول مول

of uncertain, indefinite, or unclear character or meaning.
Example: “many patients suffer vague symptoms”
Synonyms: indistinct, indefinite, indeterminate, unclear, hazy, cloudy, fuzzy, misty
Antonyms: clear, precise, firm, sharpness

Incarcerate (verb) قید کرنا

imprison or confine.
Example: “many are incarcerated for property offences”
Synonyms: imprison, put in prison, send to prison, jail, lock up, take into custody
Antonyms: free, release

Malign (verb) بدنام کرنا، حسد،ضرر رساں

speak about (someone) in a spitefully critical manner.
Example: “don’t you dare malign her in my presence”
Synonyms: defame, slander, libel, smear, run a smear campaign against, vilify, speak ill of
Antonyms: praise

Corroborate (verb) ثبوت دینا ، تصدیق کرنا، تائید کرنا

confirm or give support to (a statement, theory, or finding).
Example: “the witness had corroborated the boy’s account of the attack”
Synonyms: confirm, verify, endorse, ratify, authenticate, validate, certify, support, back up
Antonyms: contradict

Untenable (adjective) غیر مستحکم، جو دلیل سے ثابت نہ ہو سکے

(especially of a position or view) not able to be maintained or defended against attack or objection.
Example: “this argument is clearly untenable”
Synonyms: indefensible, undefendable, unarguable, insupportable, refutable, unsustainable, unjustified
Antonyms: tenable, defensible

Stimulus (noun) اشتعال، معلومات، متحرک

a thing or event that evokes a specific functional reaction in an organ or tissue.
Example: “areas of the brain which respond to auditory stimuli”
Synonyms: spur, stimulant, encouragement, impetus, boost, prompt, prod, incentive, inducement
Antonyms: deterrent, discouragement

Turmoil (noun) افراتفری، فساد، ہلچل

a state of great disturbance, confusion, or uncertainty.
Example: “the country was in turmoil”
Synonyms: confusion, upheaval(s), turbulence, tumult, disorder, commotion, disturbance, agitation
Antonyms: calm, peace

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