Daily Dawn Vocabulary

Daily English Vocabulary with Urdu Meaning (28 January 2020)

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Daily Dawn English Vocabulary with Urdu Meaning
January 28, 2020


Cripple (verb) اپاہج، لنگڑا، لنگڑی

cause (someone) to become unable to walk or move properly.
Example: “a young student was crippled for life”
Synonyms: disable, paralyse, immobilize, make lame, lame, incapacitate, debilitate, handicap
Antonyms: able-bodied


Emphatic (adjective) زور دینے والا، تاکیدی، موثر

expressing something forcibly and clearly.
Example: “the children were emphatic that they would like to repeat the experience”
Synonyms: vehement, firm, wholehearted, forceful, forcible, energetic, vigorous, ardent
Antonyms: hesitant, tentative


Plague (verb) تنگ، ناک میں دم کرنے کی حالت، بلا، طاعون

cause continual trouble or distress to.
Example: “he has been plagued by ill health”
Synonyms: afflict, bedevil, cause suffering to, torture, torment, trouble, beset, dog
Antonyms: abet, aid, assist, help


Quagmire (noun) دلدل

a soft boggy area of land that gives way underfoot.
Example: “torrential rain turned the building site into a quagmire”
Synonyms: swamp, morass, bog, peat bog, marsh, mire, quag, marshland, fen
Antonyms: agreement, solution, advantage


Pursuit (noun) حصول، جستجو، تلاش، تعاقب

the action of pursuing someone or something.
Example: “the cat crouched in the grass in pursuit of a bird”
Synonyms: chasing, pursuing, stalking, tracking, trailing, shadowing, dogging, hounding
Antonyms: retreat, surrender


Entrench (verb) گھسنا، حفاظت کےلئے مورچہ بند ہونا

establish (an attitude, habit, or belief) so firmly that change is very difficult or unlikely.
Example: “ageism is entrenched in our society”
Synonyms: establish, settle, ensconce, lodge, set, root, install, plant, embed
Antonyms: dislodge, superficial


Cultivate (verb) کاشت کرنا، پرورش کرنا، جوتنا

try to win the friendship or favour of (someone).
Example: “it helps if you go out of your way to cultivate the local people”
Synonyms: seek the friendship of, seek the favour of, try to win over, woo, court, pay court to
Antonyms: ignore


Stagnant (adjective) جمود، فاسد، بے حرکت، سست

(of a body of water or the atmosphere of a confined space) having no current or flow and often having an unpleasant smell as a consequence.
Example: “a stagnant ditch”
Synonyms: still, motionless, immobile, inert, lifeless, dead, standing, slack, static
Antonyms: flowing, running, fresh


Shatter (verb) چکنا چور ہو جانا ، بکھر جانا، توڑ دینا

break or cause to break suddenly and violently into pieces.
Example: “bullets riddled the bar top, glasses shattered, bottles exploded”
Synonyms: smash, smash to smithereens, break, break into pieces, burst, blow out, explode
Antonyms: please, excite


Pronouncement (noun) رسمی اعلان، رائے، بیان

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


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