Daily Dawn Vocabulary

Daily English Vocabulary with Urdu Meaning (20 December 2019)

Daily English Vocabulary with Urdu Meaning (20 December 2019)
Written by Shahzad F. Malik

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Daily Dawn English Vocabulary with Urdu Meaning
December 20, 2019

Horrify (adjective) خوفناک، دہشت انگیز، ڈراﺅنا

fill with horror; shock greatly.
Example: “they were horrified by the very idea”
Synonyms: frighten, scare, terrify, petrify, alarm, panic, terrorize, scare stiff, scare/frighten to death
Antonyms: please

Brutalize (verb) ظلم برپا کرنا، وحشتناک سلوک کرنا

make (someone) cruel, violent, or insensitive to the pain of others by repeated exposure to violence.
Exams: “he had been brutalized in prison and become cynical”
Synonyms: desensitize, dehumanize, harden, toughen, case-harden, inure,
Antonyms: dignify, exalt, honor, amend, improve

Deplore (verb) افلاس، غصہ کرنا، غم کرنا، ماتم کرنا

feel or express strong disapproval of (something).
Example: “we deplore all violence”
Synonyms: abhor, be shocked by, be offended by, be scandalized by, find unacceptable, be against,
Antonyms: admire, applaud

Obscure (adjective) غیر واضح، مبہم، چھپی ہوئی

not discovered or known about; uncertain.
Example: “his origins and parentage are obscure”
Synonyms: unclear, uncertain, unknown, in doubt, doubtful, dubious, mysterious, hazy,
Antonyms: clear, plain

Restraint (verb) تحمل، محدود، ممانعت

unemotional, dispassionate, or moderate behaviour; self-control.
Example: “he urged the protestors to exercise restraint”
Synonyms: self-control, self-restraint, self-discipline, control, moderation, temperateness, abstemiousness
Antonyms: abandon, forwardness, outspokenness

Introspection (noun) خودشناسی،اپنے احساسات یا خیالات کا امتحان لینا

the examination or observation of one’s own mental and emotional processes.
Example: “quiet introspection can be extremely valuable”
Synonyms: brooding, self-analysis, soul-searching, heart-searching, introversion, self-observation

Inequitable (adjective) ناہموار،غیر منصفانہ

unfair; unjust.
Example: “the present taxes are inequitable”
Synonyms: unfair, unjust, discriminatory, preferential, one-sided, unequal, uneven, unbalanced
Antonyms: fair, impartial

Agrarian (adjective) زرعی، زمینداری

relating to cultivated land or the cultivation of land.
Example: “Brazil is rapidly diversifying its agrarian economy”
Synonyms: agricultural, rural, countryside, farming, rustic, pastoral, bucolic, georgic, sylvan
Antonyms: metro, metropolitan, urban, industrial, industrialized

Noxious (adjective) مضحکہ خیز، موذی، مضر

harmful, poisonous, or very unpleasant.
Example: “they were overcome by the noxious fumes”
Synonyms: poisonous, toxic, deadly, virulent, harmful, dangerous, pernicious, damaging
Antonyms: innocuous, safe, pleasant

Vexatious (adjective) پریشان کن، موذی، تکلیف دہ

causing or tending to cause annoyance, frustration, or worry.
Example: “the vexatious questions posed by software copyrights”
Synonyms: annoying, vexing, irritating, irksome, displeasing, infuriating, maddening, exasperating
Antonyms: delightful, pleasing

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