Daily Dawn Vocabulary

Daily Dawn Vocabulary with Urdu Meaning 17 October 2019

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Daily Dawn Vocabulary with Urdu Meaning
October 17, 2019


Bland (adjective) بے چین، بے تکا، بکواس

lacking strong features or characteristics and therefore uninteresting.
Example: “bland, mass-produced pop music”
Synonyms: uninteresting, dull, boring, tedious, monotonous, dry, drab, dreary, wearisome,
Antonyms: interesting, stimulating


Privy (adjective) نجی، پوشیدہ

sharing in the knowledge of (something secret or private).
Example: “he was no longer privy to her innermost thoughts”
Synonyms: aware of, acquainted with, in on, informed of, advised of, apprised of,
Antonyms: well-known, advertised, aired,


Violent (adjective) پرتشدد، شدید

using or involving physical force intended to hurt, damage, or kill someone or something.
Example: “a violent confrontation with riot police”
Synonyms: brutal, vicious, savage, harsh, rough, aggressive, bullying, threatening,
Antonyms: gentle, weak


Immune (adjective) قوت مدافعت، مدافعتی

resistant to a particular infection or toxin owing to the presence of specific antibodies or sensitized white blood cells.
Example: “they were naturally immune to hepatitis B”
Synonyms: resistant, not subject, not liable, unsusceptible, not vulnerable, not open, not exposed,
Antonyms: susceptible


Obesity (noun) موٹاپا

the state of being grossly fat or overweight.
Example: “the problem of obesity among children”
Synonyms: fatness, corpulence, stoutness, fleshiness, heaviness, plumpness, portliness,
Antonyms: emaciation, anorexia


Assertion (noun) دعویٰ، حق جتانا، اقرار واثق

a confident and forceful statement of fact or belief.
Example: “his assertion that his father had deserted the family”
Synonyms: declaration, contention, statement, claim, submission, postulation, averment,
Antonyms: disclaimer, challenge


Grapple (verb) کشتی، قلاب، گرفت

engage in a close fight or struggle without weapons; wrestle.
Example: “passers-by grappled with the man after the knife attack”
Synonyms: wrestle, struggle, tussle, brawl, fight, scuffle, clash, combat, battle
Antonyms: let go of, release


Jinx (verb) منحوس، بدشگونی لانے والی شے

bring bad luck to; cast an evil spell on.
Example: “the play is jinxed”
Synonyms: curse, cast a spell on, put the evil eye on, hoodoo, bewitch, point the bone at, hex,
Antonyms: advantage, benefit, boon, luck,


assailant (noun) حملہ آور، ہلہ بولنے والا، جارح

a person who physically attacks another.
Example: “the police have no firm leads about the identity of his assailant”
Synonyms: attacker, mugger, assaulter,
Antonyms: ally, friend


Towering (adjective) سربلند، انتہائی بلند،بہت اونچا

extremely tall, especially in comparison with the surroundings.
Example: “Hari looked up at the towering buildings”
Synonyms: high, tall, lofty, elevated, soaring, sky-high, sky-scraping, steep, mountainous
Antonyms: low, short


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