Daily Dawn Vocabulary

Daily DAWN News Vocabulary with Urdu Meaning (19 July 2020)

Daily DAWN News Vocabulary with Urdu Meaning (19 July 2020)
Shahzad F. Malik
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Daily Dawn Newspaper English Vocabulary with Urdu Meaning
July 19, 2020


Assertion (noun) حتمی موقف، اقرار واثق، دعویٰ

a confident and forceful statement of fact or belief.
Example: “his assertion that his father had deserted the family”
Synonyms: declaration, contention, statement, claim, submission, postulation, averment, opinion
Antonyms: bashfulness, confusion, consternation

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Ostensibly (adverb) بادی النظر میں ، بظاہر

as appears or is stated to be true, though not necessarily so; apparently.
Example: “the party secretary resigned, ostensibly from ill health”
Synonyms: apparently, seemingly, on the face of it, to all appearances, on the surface, to all intents and purposes
Antonyms: genuinely, really, truly


Anomaly (noun) خلاف قاعدگی، انوکھا پن، بے قاعدگی

something that deviates from what is standard, normal, or expected.
Example: “there are a number of anomalies in the present system”
Synonyms: oddity, peculiarity, abnormality, irregularity, inconsistency, incongruity, deviation
Antonyms: conformity, regularity, illustration


Vicious (adjective) ظالمانہ، نااہل، شیطانی، فاسق

deliberately cruel or violent.
Example: “a vicious assault”
Synonyms: brutal, ferocious, savage, violent, dangerous, ruthless, remorseless, merciless
Antonyms: gentle, kindly, benevolent


Speculate (verb) قیاس کرنا، گمان کرنا، تکہ مارنا

form a theory or conjecture about a subject without firm evidence.
Example: “my colleagues speculate about my private life”
Synonyms: conjecture, theorize, form theories, hypothesize, make suppositions, postulate
Antonyms: demonstrate, document, establish


Ascertain (verb) سیکھنا، معلوم کرنا،تحقیق کرنا

find (something) out for certain; make sure of.
Example: “an attempt to ascertain the cause of the accident”
Synonyms: find out, discover, get/come to know, work out, make out, fathom (out), become aware of
Antonyms: disregard, misunderstand, confuse, forget


Respite (noun) عارضی سکون،وقتی آرام، وقفہ

a short period of rest or relief from something difficult or unpleasant.
Example: “the refugee encampments will provide some respite from the suffering”
Synonyms: rest, break, breathing space, interval, intermission, interlude, recess, lull, pause
Antonyms: increase, high relief


Dangle (verb) جھولنا، لٹکانا

hang or swing loosely.
Example: “saucepans dangled from a rail”
Synonyms: hang (down), droop, sag, swing, sway, wave, trail, stream, depend, hanging, drooping
Antonyms: unfasten work


Shudder (verb) لرزش، تھرتھری، دہشت

(of a person) tremble convulsively, typically as a result of fear or revulsion.
Example: “she still shuddered at the thought of him”
Synonyms: shake, shiver, tremble, quiver, quaver, vibrate, palpitate, flutter, quake, heave
Antonyms: hardihood, coolness, braveness, bravery


Primarily (adverb) ابتدائی طور پر، بالخصوص، بیشتر

for the most part; mainly.
Example: “around 80 per cent of personal computers are used primarily for word processing”
Synonyms: first and foremost, first, firstly, essentially, in essence, fundamentally, in the first place
Antonyms: hardly, thoroughly, barely, totally


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