Daily Dawn Vocabulary

Daily Dawn Vocabulary with Urdu Meaning 24 January 2019

Daily Dawn Vocabulary with Urdu Meaning 24 January 2019
Written by Shahzad F. Malik

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Daily Dawn Vocabulary with Urdu Meaning
January 24, 2019

Ardent (adjective) پرجوش، مستعدی سے

very enthusiastic or passionate.
Example: “an ardent supporter of the conservative cause”
Synonyms: passionate, avid, impassioned, fervent, fervid, zealous, wholehearted, eager
Antonyms: half-hearted

Sprawl (verb) لوٹنا، بے ڈھنگی انگڑائی، پاﺅں پھیلا کر پیٹ کے بل رینگنا

sit, lie, or fall with one’s arms and legs spread out in an ungainly way.
Example: “the door shot open, sending him sprawling across the pavement”
Synonyms: stretch out, lounge, loll, lie, lie down, lie back, recline, drape oneself, be recumbent,
Antonyms: straighten, compress, stand

Lurk (verb) گھات لگا نا، چھپ کر بیٹھنا

be or remain hidden so as to wait in ambush for someone or something.
Example: “a ruthless killer still lurked in the darkness”
Synonyms: skulk, loiter, lie in wait, lie low, hide, conceal oneself, take cover, keep out of sight;
Antonyms: come out

Proponent (verb) حامی، محرک، سائل

a person who advocates a theory, proposal, or course of action.
Example: “a strong proponent of the free market and liberal trade policies”
Synonyms: advocate, supporter, upholder, exponent, promoter, adherent, endorser, champion,
Antonyms: adversary, antagonist, opponent

Foster (verb) رضاعی، پرورش کرنا، پالنا

encourage the development of (something, especially something desirable).
Example: “the teacher’s task is to foster learning”
Synonyms: encourage, promote, further, stimulate, advance, forward, cultivate, nurture,
Antonyms: neglect, suppress, destroy

Arduous (adjective) کٹھن، سخت، دشوار، مشکل

involving or requiring strenuous effort; difficult and tiring.
Example: “an arduous journey”
Synonyms: onerous, taxing, difficult, hard, heavy, laborious, burdensome, strenuous, vigorous, back-breaking
Antonyms: easy, effortless

Forsake (verb) ترک کرنا، بے تعلقی، فراموش کرنا

abandon or leave.
Example: “he would never forsake Tara”
Synonyms: abandon, desert, leave, quit, depart from, leave behind, leave high and dry, turn one’s back on
Antonyms: stay with, return to

Provocative (adjective) اشتعال انگیز، اکسانے والا

causing anger or another strong reaction, especially deliberately.
Example: “a provocative article”
Synonyms: annoying, irritating, exasperating, infuriating, provoking, maddening, goading, vexing,
Antonyms: soothing, calming

Disaffection (noun) بے اطمینانی، بگڑا ہوا، بددل،بداندیشی

a state or feeling of being dissatisfied, especially with people in authority or a system of control.
Example: “there is growing disaffection with large corporations”
Synonyms: dissatisfaction, disgruntlement, discontent, restlessness, frustration; alienation,
Antonyms: contentment, loyalty

Dissent (noun) اختلافات، اختلاف رائے

the holding or expression of opinions at variance with those commonly or officially held.
Example: “there was no dissent from this view”
Synonyms: disagreement, lack of agreement, difference of opinion, argument, dispute, demur;
Antonyms: agreement, acceptance

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