Daily Dawn Vocabulary

Daily English Vocabulary with Urdu Meaning (08 November 2019)

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

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Daily Dawn English Vocabulary with Urdu Meaning
November 08, 2019

Mitigate (verb) تخفیف کرنا، کمی کرنا، کم کرنا

make (something bad) less severe, serious, or painful.
Example: “drainage schemes have helped to mitigate this problem”
Synonyms: alleviate, reduce, diminish, lessen, weaken, lighten, attenuate, take the edge off,
Antonyms: aggravate, increase, intensify,

Ostensibly (adverb) بناوٹی طور پر، ظاہراً، نمایاں

as appears or is stated to be true, though not necessarily so; apparently.
Example: “the party secretary resigned, ostensibly from ill health”
Synonyms: apparently, seemingly, on the face of it, to all appearances, on the surface
Antonyms: genuinely, really, truly,

Thwart (verb) ترچھا، آڑا، کامیابی سے مخالفت کرنا

oppose (a plan, attempt, or ambition) successfully.
Example: “the government had been able to thwart all attempts by opposition leaders to form new parties”
Synonyms: foil, frustrate, balk, stand in the way of, forestall, scotch, derail, smash,
Antonyms: assist, facilitate

Combustible (adjective) آتش گیر، اشتعال پذیر

able to catch fire and burn easily.
Example: “a combustible gas”
Synonyms: inflammable, flammable, incendiary, explosive, burnable, ignitable,
Antonyms: incombustible

Devastation (noun) تباہی، ویرانی

great destruction or damage.
Example: “the floods caused widespread devastation”
Synonyms: destruction, ruin, desolation, depredation, waste, havoc, wreckage, ruins,

Empathize (verb) ہمدردی، ہم درد ہونا، ہم احساس ہونا

understand and share the feelings of another.
Example: “counsellors need to be able to empathize with people”
Synonyms: identify, be in tune, have a rapport, feel togetherness, feel at one, commune, sympathize,

Obligate (verb) واجب کرنا، پابند کرنا

require or compel (someone) to undertake a legal or moral duty.
Example: “the medical establishment is obligated to take action in the best interest of the public”
Synonyms: oblige, compel, commit, bind, require, constrain, force, impel, make,

Tantamount (adjective) مساوی، اہمیت میں برابر

equivalent in seriousness to; virtually the same as.
Example: “the resignations were tantamount to an admission of guilt”
Synonyms: equivalent to, equal to, amounting to, as good as, more or less, synonymous with

Pronouncement (noun) رسمی اعلان

a formal or authoritative announcement or declaration.
Example: “distrust of the pronouncements of politicians was endemic”
Synonyms: announcement, proclamation, declaration, formal statement, assertion, judgement,

Alienation (noun) بیگانگی، دور کر دینا، انتقال ملکیت

the state or experience of being alienated.
Example: “a sense of alienation from our environment”
Synonyms: isolation, detachment, estrangement, distance, separation, severance, parting, division, divorce

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