Daily Dawn Vocabulary

Daily DAWN News Vocabulary with Urdu Meaning (25 February 2020)

Daily DAWN News Vocabulary with Urdu Meaning (25 February 2020)
Written by Shahzad F. Malik

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Daily Dawn Newspaper English Vocabulary with Urdu Meaning
February 25, 2020

Maverick (noun) آزاد خیال، آزاد رہنے والا

an unorthodox or independent-minded person.
Example: “he’s the maverick of the senate”
Synonyms: individualist, nonconformist, free spirit, unorthodox person, unconventional person
Antonyms: conformist

Bonhomie (noun) کشادہ دلی، دوستانہ،خوش مزاجی

cheerful friendliness; geniality.
Example: “he exuded good humour and bonhomie”
Synonyms: geniality, congeniality, conviviality, cordiality, affability, amiability, sociability, friendliness
Antonyms: coldness

Gaudy (adjective) بھڑکیلا، پرتکلف

extravagantly bright or showy, typically so as to be tasteless.
Example: “silver bows and gaudy ribbons”
Synonyms: garish, lurid, loud, over-bright, glaring, harsh, violent, flashy, showy, glittering
Antonyms: drab, tasteful

Reciprocate (verb) بدلہ دینا، باہم تبادلہ کرنا

respond to (a gesture or action) by making a corresponding one.
Example: “the favour was reciprocated”
Synonyms: do the same (in return), respond in kind, return the favour, give as good as one gets
Antonyms: absolve, acquit, excuse, forget

Epitomize (verb) لب لباب پیش کرنا، خلاسہ کرنا، انتخاب کرنا

be a perfect example of.
Example: “the company epitomized the problems faced by British industry”
Synonyms: embody, give form/shape to, incorporate, typify, exemplify, represent, be representative of
Antonyms: expand on, elaborate

Stifle (verb) دباﺅ ڈالنا، بیخ کنی، سختی سے کچلنا

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
Antonyms: cold, chilly

Rebuff (verb) جھڑکنا، انکار، اچانک روک

reject (someone or something) in an abrupt or ungracious manner.
Example: “I asked her to be my wife, and was rebuffed in no uncertain terms”
Synonyms: reject, turn down, spurn, refuse, decline, repudiate, disdain, snub, slight
Antonyms: accept, welcome

Agitation (noun) ذہنی بے چینی، احتجاج، بے تاب

a state of anxiety or nervous excitement.
Example: “she was wringing her hands in agitation”
Synonyms: anxiety, perturbation, disquiet, distress, concern, trouble, alarm, worry, upset
Antonyms: calmness, relaxation

Compulsion (noun) مجبوری، زبردستی، دباﺅ

the action or state of forcing or being forced to do something; constraint.
Example: “the payment was made under compulsion”
Synonyms: obligation, constraint, force, coercion, duress, pressure, pressurization, enforcement
Antonyms: choice, liberty, free will, uncertainty, option

Abdication دستبردار ہونا، تخت چھوڑنا، علیحدہ ہونا

an act of abdicating or renouncing the throne.
Example: “Edward VIII did not marry until after his abdication”
Synonyms: resignation, retirement, relinquishment, renunciation, giving up, surrender, abjuration
Antonyms: coronation

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