Daily Dawn Vocabulary

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

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

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


Gauge (verb) ناپ، ناپنے کا آلہ

estimate or determine the amount, level, or volume of.
Example: “astronomers can gauge the star’s intrinsic brightness”
Synonyms: measure, calculate, compute, work out, determine, ascertain, count, weigh, quantify
Antonyms: surmise, guesstimate, scale, estimate

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Complacency (noun) اخلاص، اطمینان، خاطر جمعی

a feeling of smug or uncritical satisfaction with oneself or one’s achievements.
Example: “the figures are better, but there are no grounds for complacency”
Synonyms: smugness, self-satisfaction, self-approval, self-approbation, self-admiration, self-congratulation
Antonyms: dissatisfaction


Bequeath (verb) وصیت کرنا، میراث کے طور پر چھوڑنا

leave (property) to a person or other beneficiary by a will.
Example: “he bequeathed his art collection to the town”
Synonyms: leave, leave in one’s will, will, make over, pass on, hand on, hand down, cede
Antonyms: take, keep, receive


Manipulative (adjective) سلجھانا، سلیقہ سے کام کرنا

exercising unscrupulous control or influence over a person or situation.
Example: “she was sly, selfish, and manipulative”
Synonyms: scheming, calculating, cunning, crafty, wily, shrewd, devious, designing
Antonyms: ingenuous


Lumber (verb) بھدا، بیکار سامان

move in a slow, heavy, awkward way.
Example: “a truck lumbered past”
Synonyms: lurch, stumble, shamble, shuffle, reel, waddle, trudge, clump, stump, plod
Antonyms: nimble, agile


Euphemism (noun) خوش کلامی، بری بات کو نرم الفاظ میں ادا کرنا

a mild or indirect word or expression substituted for one considered to be too harsh or blunt when referring to something unpleasant or embarrassing.
Example: “the jargon has given us ‘downsizing’ as a euphemism for cuts”
Synonyms: polite term, substitute, mild alternative, indirect term, understatement, underplaying, softening
Antonyms: dysphemism, calling a spade a spade


Catastrophe (noun) تباہی، بربادی

an event causing great and usually sudden damage or suffering; a disaster.
Example: “an environmental catastrophe”
Synonyms: disaster, calamity, cataclysm, crisis, holocaust, ruin, ruination, tragedy, blow
Antonyms: salvation, godsend


Impunity (noun) چھٹکارا، استثنیٰ، آزادی، بریت

exemption from punishment or freedom from the injurious consequences of an action.
Example: “the impunity enjoyed by military officers implicated in civilian killings”
Synonyms: immunity, indemnity, exemption from punishment, freedom from punishment, exemption
Antonyms: liability, responsibility


Envisage (verb) غور کرنا، گمان کرنا، تصور کرنا

contemplate or conceive of as a possibility or a desirable future event.
Example: “the Rome Treaty envisaged free movement across frontiers”
Synonyms: foresee, predict, forecast, foretell, anticipate, expect, think likely, envision
Antonyms: actual, existent, existing, real


Expropriate (verb) بے دخل کرنا

(of the state or an authority) take (property) from its owner for public use or benefit.
Example: “their assets were expropriated by the government”
Synonyms: seize, take away, take over, take, appropriate, take possession of, requisition, commandeer, claim
Antonyms: cede, deliver, forfeit, give up


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