Daily Dawn Vocabulary

Daily DAWN News Vocabulary with Urdu Meaning (03 January 2021)

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Daily Dawn Newspaper English Vocabulary with Urdu Meaning
January 03, 2021


Precarious (Adjective) غیر مستحکم، رعایتی، نازک صحت

not securely held or in position; dangerously likely to fall or collapse.
Example: “a precarious ladder”
Synonyms: uncertain, insecure, unreliable, unsure, unpredictable, undependable, risky, hazardous
Antonyms: safe, secure


Brittle (Adjective) خستہ، نازک، خشک ٹوٹ جانیوالا

hard but liable to break easily.
Example: “her bones became fragile and brittle”
Synonyms: breakable, splintery, shatterable, fragile, frail, delicate, frangible, rigid, hard
Antonyms: flexible, resilient


Rapprochement (noun) مفاہمت، مصالحت

(especially in international affairs) an establishment or resumption of harmonious relations.
Example: “there were signs of a growing rapprochement between the two countries”
Synonyms: reconciliation, increased understanding, detente, restoration of harmony, agreement, cooperation
Antonyms: alienation, disaffection, disgruntlement


Persist (verb) باقی رہنا، قائم رہنا، ثابت قدم رہنا

continue in an opinion or course of action in spite of difficulty or opposition.
Example: “the minority of drivers who persist in drinking”
Synonyms: persevere, continue, carry on, go on, keep at it, keep on, keep going, keep it up
Antonyms: abandon, stop


Palpable (Adjective) چھونے کے قابل، ظاہر

(of a feeling or atmosphere) so intense as to seem almost tangible.
Example: “a palpable sense of loss”
Synonyms: perceptible, perceivable, visible, noticeable, appreciable, discernible, detectable
Antonyms: intangible, imperceptible


Fizzle (verb) ناگواری کی آواز، دھیمی آواز،چمکتا ہوا، سسکارنا

make a feeble hissing or spluttering sound.
Example: “the strobe lights fizzled and flickered”
Synonyms: crackle, sputter, buzz, hiss, crack, sibilate, crepitate
Antonyms: flourish


Torpor (noun) بے حسی، سستی

a state of physical or mental inactivity; lethargy.
Example: “they veered between apathetic torpor and hysterical fanaticism”
Synonyms: lethargy, torpidity, sluggishness, inertia, inertness, inactivity, inaction, dormancy
Antonyms: vigour, energy, animation


Anguish (noun) کوفت، شدید بے چینی

severe mental or physical pain or suffering.
Example: “she shut her eyes in anguish”
Synonyms: agony, pain, torment, torture, suffering, distress, angst, misery, sorrow, grief
Antonyms: happiness, contentment


Egregious (Adjective) انتہائی برا، قابل مذمت، فاش

outstandingly bad; shocking.
Example: “egregious abuses of copyright”
Synonyms: shocking, appalling, horrific, horrifying, horrible, terrible, awful, dreadful, grievous
Antonyms: marvellous


Surrogate (noun) متبادل شخص، قائم مقام، نائب

a substitute, especially a person deputizing for another in a specific role or office.
Example: “the guidelines clearly mention the rights of surrogates and prospective parents”
Synonyms: substitute, proxy, replacement, agent, deputy, representative, factor, stand-in, standby
Antonyms: biological. deputy


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