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Daily Dawn Vocabulary with Urdu Meaning
November 16, 2018
Embroiled (verb) باہم ناچاقی پیدا کرنا، مصیبت میں ڈال دینا
involve (someone) deeply in an argument, conflict, or difficult situation.
Example: “the organization is currently embroiled in running battles with pressure groups”
Synonyms: involve, entangle, ensnare, enmesh, catch up,
Antonyms: emancipate, free, liberate, release
Bait (verb) لالچ، شکار کرنے کا چارہ
deliberately annoy or taunt (someone).
Example: “the other boys revelled in baiting him about his love of literature”
Synonyms: taunt, goad, provoke, pick on, torment, torture,
Inadequate (adjective) ناکافی، تھوڑا، کوتاہی
lacking the quality or quantity required; insufficient for a purpose.
Example: “these labels prove to be wholly inadequate”
Synonyms: insufficient, not enough, deficient, poor, scant, scanty, scarce,
Antonyms: adequate, sufficient, competent
Custodian (noun) نگران، محافظ
a person who has responsibility for taking care of or protecting something.
Example: “the custodians of pension and insurance funds”
Synonyms: curator, keeper, conservator, guardian, overseer, superintendent
Obscurity (noun) غیر واضح، مبہم، اندھیرا
the state of being unknown, inconspicuous, or unimportant.
Example: “he is too good a player to slide into obscurity”
Synonyms: insignificance, inconspicuousness, unimportance, anonymity
Antonyms: fame, clarity
Stuttering (verb) اٹک اٹک کر بولنا،ہکلانا
talk with continued involuntary repetition of sounds, especially initial consonants.
Example: “the child was stuttering in fright”
Synonyms: stammer, stumble, speak haltingly, falter,
Rhetoric (noun) بیان بازی، خطیبانہ، علم انشا
the art of effective or persuasive speaking or writing, especially the exploitation of figures of speech and other compositional techniques.
Example: “he is using a common figure of rhetoric, hyperbole”
Synonyms: oratory, eloquence, power of speech, command of language,
Antonyms: inarticulateness, conciseness
Ruinous (adjective) تباہ کن، مضر، خستہ حال
disastrous or destructive.
Example: “a ruinous effect on the environment”
Synonyms: disastrous, devastating, catastrophic, calamitous, cataclysmic,
Antonyms: intact, well maintained
Ravaged (adjective) تباہ کرنا، غارت کرنا، لوٹنا
severely damaged; devastated.
Example: “he hopes to visit his ravaged homeland”
Synonyms: lay waste, devastate, ruin, leave in ruins, destroy
Antonyms: assist, build, construct
Convene (verb) منعقد، اجلاس کےلئے بلانا
come or bring together for a meeting or activity; assemble.
Example: “he had convened a secret meeting of military personnel”
Synonyms: summon, call, call together, order