Daily Dawn Vocabulary

Daily English Vocabulary with Urdu Meaning (08 December 2019)

Daily English Vocabulary with Urdu Meaning (08 December 2019)
Shahzad F. Malik
Written by Shahzad F. Malik

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Daily Dawn English Vocabulary with Urdu Meaning
December 08, 2019


Grim (adjective) سنگین، ڈراﺅنا

very serious or gloomy.
Example: “his grim expression”
Synonyms: stern, forbidding, uninviting, unapproachable, aloof, distant, formidable, strict, dour,
Antonyms: amiable, pleasant

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Forsake (verb) فراموش کرنا، چھوڑ دینا، ترک کرنا

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


Miserable (adjective) دکھی، آفت زدہ، خستہ دل، بدنصیب

(of a person) wretchedly unhappy or uncomfortable.
Example: “their happiness made Anne feel even more miserable”
Synonyms: unhappy, sad, sorrowful, dejected, depressed, downcast, downhearted, down,
Antonyms: happy, contented


Stem (verb) نتیجہ میں

originate in or be caused by.
Example: “many of the universities’ problems stem from rapid expansion”
Synonyms: have its origins in, arise from, originate from, spring from, derive from, come from
Antonyms: cause, give rise to, be independent of


Incarcerate (verb) قید کرنا

imprison or confine.
Example: “many are incarcerated for property offences”
Synonyms: imprison, put in prison, send to prison, jail, lock up, take into custody, put under lock and key,
Antonyms: free, release


Flimsy (adjective) بودا، نازک، خفیف

insubstantial and easily damaged.
Example: “a flimsy barrier”
Synonyms: insubstantial, slight, light, fragile, breakable, frail, shaky, unstable, wobbly, tottery,
Antonyms: sturdy


Erstwhile (adjective) اس سے پہلے، پرانے وقتوں کا، سابقہ

former.
Example: “the erstwhile president of the company”
Synonyms: former, old, past, one-time, sometime, as was, ex-, late, then, previous
Antonyms: present, future


Veil (verb) پردہ، نقاب، گھونگٹ

cover with or as if with a veil.
Example: “she veiled her face”
Synonyms: envelop, surround, swathe, enfold, cover, cover up, conceal, hide, secrete
Antonyms: unveil, expose, uncover


Dissent (noun) اختلاف، 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


Scold (verb) ڈانٹنا، جھڑکی

remonstrate with or rebuke (someone) angrily.
Example: “Mum took Anna away, scolding her for her bad behaviour”
Synonyms: rebuke, reprimand, reproach, reprove, admonish, remonstrate with, chastise,
Antonyms: praise, compliment, commendation


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