Daily Dawn Vocabulary

Daily Dawn Vocabulary with Urdu Meaning 23 January 2019

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Written by Shahzad F. Malik

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Daily Dawn Vocabulary with Urdu Meaning
January 23, 2019

Punitive (adjective) تادیبی، سز ا کا اندازہ

inflicting or intended as punishment.
Example: “he called for punitive measures against the Eastern bloc”
Synonyms: penal, disciplinary, corrective, correctional, retributive; in retaliation, in reprisal
Antonyms: compensatory, acquitting

Rife (adjective) غالب، طاقتور، زورآور، انتہائی بھرا ہوا

(especially of something undesirable) of common occurrence; widespread.
Example: “male chauvinism was rife in medicine”
Synonyms: widespread, general, common, universal, extensive, ubiquitous, global, omnipresent
Antonyms: scarce, unknown

Amenity (noun) سہولت، خوشگواری،

a desirable or useful feature or facility of a building or place.
Example: “the property is situated in a convenient location, close to all local amenities”
Synonyms: facility, service, convenience, resource, utility, system, appliance, aid, advantage,
Antonyms: inconvenience, disadvantage, inaccessibility

Brim (verb) لبا لب، لبریز، کنارا

be full to the point of overflowing.
Example: “my eyes brimmed with tears”
Synonyms: be full, be filled up, be filled to the top, be full to capacity, be packed with,
Antonyms: center, inside, interior, middle

Delinquent (noun) مجرم، غفلت، عاصی، خطا کار، گناہگار

a delinquent person.
Example: “juvenile delinquents”
Synonyms: offender, wrongdoer, malefactor, lawbreaker, culprit, criminal; hooligan, vandal, ruffian,
Antonyms: early, inopportune, precocious, premature, unseasonable, untimely

Quotidian (adjective) یومیہ، ہر روز، روزمرہ

ordinary or everyday; mundane.
Example: “his story is an achingly human one, mired in quotidian details”
Synonyms: daily, everyday, occurring each/every day, day-to-day; rarediurnal, circadian
Antonyms: unusual, exciting

Exacerbate (verb) تیز کرنا، مرض میں شدت پیدا کرنا

make (a problem, bad situation, or negative feeling) worse.
Example: “the exorbitant cost of land in urban areas only exacerbated the problem”
Synonyms: aggravate, make worse, worsen, inflame, compound; intensify, increase, heighten,
Antonyms: calm, reduce

Admonish (verb) نصیحت کرنا، متنبہ کرنا، تاکید کرنا

warn or reprimand someone firmly.
Example: “she admonished me for appearing at breakfast unshaven”
Synonyms: reprimand, rebuke, scold, reprove, upbraid, chastise, chide, censure, castigate,
Antonyms: praise

Traumatic (adjective) تکلیف دہ، جسمانی زخم

deeply disturbing or distressing.
Example: “she was going through a traumatic divorce”
Synonyms: disturbing, shocking, distressing, disquieting, upsetting, damaging, scarring,
Antonyms: benefit, blessing, comfort

Frivolous (adjective) غیر سنجیدہ، خفیف، نکما، کم وزن

not having any serious purpose or value.
Example: “frivolous ribbons and lacy frills”
Synonyms: flippant, glib, waggish, joking, jokey, light-hearted, facetious, fatuous, inane,
Antonyms: serious, practical, important

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