Daily Dawn Vocabulary

Daily English Vocabulary with Urdu Meaning (17 December 2019)

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Daily Dawn English Vocabulary with Urdu Meaning
December 17, 2019


Discrimination (noun) امتیاز ، فرق، تمیز

the unjust or prejudicial treatment of different categories of people, especially on the grounds of race, age, or sex.
Example: “victims of racial discrimination”
Synonyms: prejudice, bias, bigotry, intolerance, narrow-mindedness, unfairness, inequity
Antonyms: impartiality


Dubious (adjective) مشکوک، مشتبہ، چکا چوند ڈالنا

hesitating or doubting.
Example: “I was rather dubious about the whole idea”
Synonyms: doubtful, uncertain, unsure, in doubt, hesitant, undecided, unsettled, unconfirmed
Antonyms: certain, definite


Disguise (verb) بھیس بدلنا، بہروپ، چھپانا

give (someone or oneself) a different appearance in order to conceal one’s identity.
Example: “we took elaborate measures to disguised ourselves as locals”
Synonyms: dress oneself up as, pass oneself of as, pretend to be, impersonate, pose as, personate, in disguise
Antonyms: reveal, expose


Unabashed (adjective) بے باک، بے حجاب، بے شرم

not embarrassed, disconcerted, or ashamed.
Example: “he was unabashed by the furore his words provoked”
Synonyms: unashamed, shameless, unembarrassed, brazen, audacious, barefaced, blatant, flagrant
Antonyms: abashed, ashamed, sheepish


Barely (adverb) بمشکل، فقط، عریاں طور پر

only just; almost not.
Example: “she nodded, barely able to speak”
Synonyms: hardly, scarcely, just, only just, narrowly, by the skin of one’s teeth
Antonyms: easily


Scarcely (adverb) شاذو نادر ہی، دقت سے، کبھی نہیں

only just; almost not.
Example: “her voice is so low I can scarcely hear what she is saying”
Synonyms: hardly, barely, only just, almost not
Antonyms: often


Entangle (verb) الجھنا، مشکلات میں پھنسانا، دشواری میں ڈالنا

cause to become twisted together with or caught in.
Example: “fish attempt to swim through the mesh and become entangled”
Synonyms: intertwine, entwine, tangle, intertwist, twist, ravel, snarl, knot, coil, mat
Antonyms: disentangle, release


Catastrophic (adjective) تباہ کن، برباد کن

involving or causing sudden great damage or suffering.
Example: “a catastrophic earthquake”
Synonyms: disastrous, calamitous, cataclysmic, ruinous, tragic, fatal, dire, awful, terrible
Antonyms: fortunate, beneficial


Mitigate (verb) تخفیف کرنا، کم کرنا، ہلکا 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


Lacklustre (adjective) بے نور، توانائی یا ولولے سے خالی

lacking in vitality, force, or conviction; uninspired or uninspiring.
Example: “no excuses were made for the team’s lacklustre performance”
Synonyms: uninspired, uninspiring, unimaginative, dull, humdrum, colourless, characterless
Antonyms: inspired, brilliant


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