Daily Dawn Vocabulary

Daily DAWN News Vocabulary with Urdu Meaning (18 March 2020)

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Daily Dawn Newspaper English Vocabulary with Urdu Meaning
March 18, 2020


Fatality (noun) شرح اموات، کثرت اموات

an occurrence of death by accident, in war, or from disease.
Example: “80 per cent of pedestrian fatalities occur in built-up areas”
Synonyms: death, casualty, mortality, victim, loss, dead person, dead, fatal accident, tragedy
Antonyms: birth


Proximity (noun) قرابت، رشتہ داری، نزدیکی

nearness in space, time, or relationship.
Example: “do not operate microphones in close proximity to television sets”
Synonyms: closeness, nearness, presence, juxtaposition, propinquity, adjacency, accessibility,
Antonyms: distance, remoteness


Incumbent (adjective) موجودہ، سرکاری ملازم، عہدیدار

necessary for (someone) as a duty or responsibility.
Example: “the government realized that it was incumbent on them to act”
Synonyms: binding, obligatory, mandatory, necessary, compulsory, required, requisite
Antonyms: optional


Severity (noun) سخت گیری، شدت

the fact or condition of being severe.
Example: “sentences should reflect the severity of the crime”
Synonyms: acuteness, seriousness, gravity, graveness, severeness, grievousness, extremity, danger,
Antonyms: mildness, leniency, geniality, elaboration,


Stringent (adjective) بہت سخت، شدید، کڑی

(of regulations, requirements, or conditions) strict, precise, and exacting.
Example: “stringent guidelines on air pollution”
Synonyms: strict, firm, rigid, rigorous, severe, harsh, tough, tight, exacting, demanding,
Antonyms: lenient, flexible


Qualm (noun) پستی، دقتی، بہتر طبیعت محسوس نہ ہونا

an uneasy feeling of doubt, worry, or fear, especially about one’s own conduct; a misgiving.
Example: “military regimes generally have no qualms about controlling the press”
Synonyms: misgiving, doubt, reservation, second thought, worry, concern, anxiety, hesitation
Antonyms: confidence


Endure (verb) برداشت، جھیلنا، سہنا

suffer (something painful or difficult) patiently.
Example: “it seemed impossible that anyone could endure such pain”
Synonyms: undergo, go through, live through, experience, meet, encounter, cope with, deal with
Antonyms: fade, short-lived


Contagious (adjective) متعدی، وبائی

(of a disease) spread from one person or organism to another, typically by direct contact.
Example: “a contagious disease”
Synonyms: infectious, communicable, transmittable, transmissible, transferable, spreadable
Antonyms: noninfectious


Ravage (verb) بربادی، تباہی، غارت کرنا

cause severe and extensive damage to.
Example: “the hurricane ravaged southern Florida”
Synonyms: lay waste, devastate, ruin, leave in ruins, destroy, wreak havoc on, leave desolate
Antonyms: spare, conserve, preserve, indemnify


Precaution (noun) احتیاط، پرہیز، خبر گیری

a measure taken in advance to prevent something dangerous, unpleasant, or inconvenient from happening.
Example: “he had taken the precaution of seeking legal advice”
Synonyms: safeguard, safety measure, insurance, defence, provision, backstop
Antonyms: carelessness, thoughtlessness, improvidence


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