Daily Dawn Vocabulary

Daily English Vocabulary with Urdu Meaning (22 January 2020)

Daily English Vocabulary with Urdu Meaning (22 January 2020)
Written by Shahzad F. Malik

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Daily Dawn English Vocabulary with Urdu Meaning
January 22, 2020

Predecessor (noun) پیشرو، سابقہ

a person who held a job or office before the current holder.
Example: “the new President’s foreign policy is very similar to that of his predecessor”
Synonyms: forerunner, precursor, antecedent
Antonyms: successor

Minuscule (adjective) بہت چھوٹا

extremely small; tiny.
Example: “a minuscule fragment of DNA”
Synonyms: tiny, minute, microscopic, nanoscopic, very small, little, micro, diminutive, miniature,
Antonyms: vast, huge

Cajole (verb) چاپلوسی، دھوکہ دینا، پٹانا

persuade (someone) to do something by sustained coaxing or flattery.
Example: “he hoped to cajole her into selling the house”
Synonyms: persuade, wheedle, coax, talk into, manoeuvre, get round, prevail on, beguile
Antonyms: bully

Conundrum (noun) معمہ، پہیلی

a confusing and difficult problem or question.
Example: “one of the most difficult conundrums for the experts”
Synonyms: problem, difficult question, vexed question, difficulty, quandary, dilemma, puzzle
Antonyms: answer, axiom, explanation, proposition, solution

Fragile (adjective) نازک، جلد ٹوٹنے کی صلاحیت

(of an object) easily broken or damaged.
Example: “fragile items such as glass and china”
Synonyms: breakable, easily broken, brittle, frangible, smashable, splintery, flimsy, weak
Antonyms: robust

Abysmal (adjective) انتہائی، بے پایاں، بے انتہا

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

Inexplicable (adjective) ناقابل فہم، ناقابل تشریح، ناقابل انکشاف

unable to be explained or accounted for.
Example: “for some inexplicable reason her mind went completely blank”
Synonyms: unaccountable, unexplainable, incomprehensible, unfathomable, impenetrable, insoluble
Antonyms: understandable

Horrendous (adjective) خوفناک، دہشت ناک، ہولناک

extremely unpleasant, horrifying, or terrible.
Example: “she suffered horrendous injuries”
Synonyms: horrible, dreadful, horrifying, horrific, frightful, fearful, awful, terrible, shocking
Antonyms: calming, comforting, consoling, inviting

Sectarian (adjective) فرقہ وارانہ، خاص جماعت کا

denoting or concerning a sect or sects.
Example: “the city’s traditional sectarian divide”
Synonyms: factional, schismatic, cliquish, clannish, partisan, parti pris, denominational
Antonyms: tolerant, liberal, broad-minded

Subversive (adjective) تخریبی، الٹ پلٹ کرنے والا، ناس کرنےوالا

seeking or intended to subvert an established system or institution.
Example: “subversive literature”
Synonyms: disruptive, troublemaking, inflammatory, insurgent, insurrectionary, insurrectionist
Antonyms: loyal

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