Daily Dawn Vocabulary

Daily DAWN News Vocabulary with Urdu Meaning (13 November 2020)

Daily DAWN News Vocabulary with Urdu Meaning (13 November 2020)
Written by Shahzad F. Malik

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Daily Dawn Newspaper English Vocabulary with Urdu Meaning
November 13, 2020

Hobble (verb) کڑی، زنجیر، لنگراہٹ

walk in an awkward way, typically because of pain from an injury.
Example: “he was hobbling around on crutches”
Synonyms: limp, walk with a limp, walk with difficulty, move unsteadily, walk unevenly, walk lamely
Antonyms: stride

Hostile (adjective) دشمنی پر مبنی، معاندانہ، مخالفانہ

showing or feeling opposition or dislike; unfriendly.
Example: “a hostile audience”
Synonyms: antagonistic, aggressive, confrontational, belligerent, bellicose, pugnacious, militant
Antonyms: friendly, mild

Sanction (noun) حکمنامہ، اجازت، تائید و توثیق

a threatened penalty for disobeying a law or rule.
Example: “a range of sanctions aimed at deterring insider abuse”
Synonyms: penalty, punishment, deterrent, punitive action, discipline, penalization, correction
Antonyms: reward

Thrive (verb) تیزی سے بڑھنا، اضافہ ہونا

(of a child, animal, or plant) grow or develop well or vigorously.
Example: “the new baby thrived”
Synonyms: flourish, prosper, grow vigorously, develop well, burgeon, bloom, blossom, do well
Antonyms: decline, wither, fail

Assertive (adjective) خوداعتماد، قطعیت

having or showing a confident and forceful personality.
Example: “the job may call for assertive behaviour”
Synonyms: confident, forceful, self-confident, positive, bold, decisive, assured, self-assured
Antonyms: retiring

Ambivalent (adjective) دوجذباتی، تذبذب

having mixed feelings or contradictory ideas about something or someone.
Example: “some loved her, some hated her, few were ambivalent about her”
Synonyms: equivocal, uncertain, unsure, doubtful, indecisive, inconclusive, irresolute, in two minds
Antonyms: unequivocal, certain

Impediment (noun) رخنہ، رکاوٹ، لکنت

a hindrance or obstruction in doing something.
Example: “a serious impediment to scientific progress”
Synonyms: hindrance, obstruction, obstacle, barrier, bar, handicap, block, check, curb
Antonyms: benefit

Acquiesce (verb) منظوری، رضامندی، مان لینا

accept something reluctantly but without protest.
Example: “Sara acquiesced in his decision”
Synonyms: permit, consent to, agree to, allow, assent to, give one’s consent to, accept
Antonyms: forbid

Complacent (adjective) مطمئن

showing smug or uncritical satisfaction with oneself or one’s achievements.
Example: “you can’t afford to be complacent about security”
Synonyms: smug, self-satisfied, pleased with oneself, proud of oneself, self-approving, self-congratulatory
Antonyms: dissatisfied, humble

Pervasive (adjective) اثر پذیر، سرائیت کرنے والا

(especially of an unwelcome influence or physical effect) spreading widely throughout an area or a group of people.
Example: “ageism is pervasive and entrenched in our society”
Synonyms: prevalent, penetrating, pervading, permeating, extensive, ubiquitous, omnipresent
Antonyms: rare, strange, unknown, unusual

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