Daily Dawn Vocabulary

Daily English Vocabulary with Urdu Meaning (09 December 2019)

Daily English Vocabulary with Urdu Meaning (09 December 2019)
Written by Shahzad F. Malik

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Daily Dawn English Vocabulary with Urdu Meaning
December 09, 2019

Erstwhile (adjective) اس سے پہلے، پرانے وقتوں کا

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

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
Antonyms: free, release

Stifle (verb) دباﺅ ڈالنا، دم گھونٹ دینے والی شے

make (someone) unable to breathe properly; suffocate.
Example: “those in the streets were stifled by the fumes”
Synonyms: suffocate, choke, asphyxiate, smother, very hot, sweltering, airless, suffocating
Antonyms: cold, chilly

Debilitate (verb) کمزور کرنا، ضعیف کرنا

make (someone) very weak and infirm.
Example: “he was severely debilitated by a stomach upset”
Synonyms: weakening, enfeebling, enervating, enervative, devitalizing, draining, sapping
Antonyms: restorative

Spruce (verb) بنا ٹھنا، سنوارانا ، آراستہ کرنا

make someone or something smarter or tidier.
Example: “the fund will be used to spruce up historic buildings”
Synonyms: smarten up, make smarter, tidy up, make tidy, make neater, neaten up, put in order
Antonyms: scruffy, untidy, dishevelled

Deterrent (noun) عبرت، رکاوٹ، ممانعت

a thing that discourages or is intended to discourage someone from doing something.
Example: “cameras are a major deterrent to crime”
Synonyms: disincentive, discouragement, dissuasion, damper, brake, curb, check, restraint
Antonyms: incentive, encouragement

Stopover (noun) عارضی قیام کرنا، اسٹیشن

a break in a journey.
Example: “a brief stopover at Shannon Airport”
Synonyms: stay, stop, break, stop-off, visit, sojourn
Antonyms: continuation, go, start

Abysmal (adjective) غیر معمولی، انتہائی، بے پایاں، اتھاہ

extremely bad; appalling.
Example: “the quality of her work is abysmal”
Synonyms: very bad, dreadful, awful, terrible, frightful, atrocious, disgraceful, deplorable
Antonyms: superb

Plight (noun) حالت زار، بری حالت، ضمانت دینا

a dangerous, difficult, or otherwise unfortunate situation.
Example: “we must direct our efforts towards relieving the plight of children living in poverty”
Synonyms: predicament, sorry condition, sad state, trouble, difficulty, mess, dire straits, extremity
Antonyms: advantage, solution, benefit, boon, good fortune, blessing

Conscience (noun) ضمیر، باطن

a person’s moral sense of right and wrong, viewed as acting as a guide to one’s behaviour.
Example: “he had a guilty conscience about his desires”
Synonyms: sense of right and wrong, sense of right, moral sense, still small voice, inner voice, voice within,
Antonyms: immorality

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