Daily Dawn Vocabulary

Daily DAWN News Vocabulary with Urdu Meaning (15 February 2021)

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Shahzad F. Malik
Written by Shahzad F. Malik

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Daily Dawn Newspaper English Vocabulary with Urdu Meaning
February 15, 2021


Unsavoury (adjective) بدمزہ، اخلاقی طور پر ناگوار

disagreeable to taste, smell, or look at.
Example: “they looked at the scanty, unsavoury portions of food doled out to them”
Synonyms: unpalatable, unappetizing, unpleasant, distasteful, disagreeable, uninviting, unappealing
Antonyms: tasty, appetizing


Notorious (adjective) بدنام زمانہ، معروف، انگشت نما، فاش

famous or well known, typically for some bad quality or deed.
Example: “Los Angeles is notorious for its smog”
Synonyms: infamous, of ill repute, with a bad reputation/name, ill-famed, scandalous, well known, famous
Antonyms: unknown, anonymous, faceless


Mitigate (verb) اصل سے کم کااندازہ لگانا، تخفیف کرنا

make (something bad) less severe, serious, or painful.
Example: “drainage schemes have helped to mitigate this problem”
Synonyms: alleviate, reduce, diminish, lessen, weaken, lighten, attenuate, take the edge off, allay
Antonyms: aggravate, increase, intensify


Exhort (verb) زور دینا، زور ڈالنا، نصیحت کرنا

strongly encourage or urge (someone) to do something.
Example: “I exhorted her to be a good child”
Synonyms: urge, encourage, call on, enjoin, adjure, charge, try to persuade, press, pressure
Antonyms: discourage


Exacerbate (verb) شدید تر کرنا، بگاڑنا، بدتر کرنا

make (a problem, bad situation, or negative feeling) worse.
Example: “the exorbitant cost of land in urban areas only exacerbated the problem”
Synonyms: aggravate, make worse, worsen, inflame, compound, intensify, increase, heighten
Antonyms: calm, reduce


Embezzlement (noun) غبن، خیانت، فراڈ

theft or misappropriation of funds placed in one’s trust or belonging to one’s employer.
Example: “charges of fraud and embezzlement”
Synonyms: misappropriation, theft, stealing, robbing, robbery, thieving, pilfering, pilferage, appropriation
Antonyms: petit, larceny, honest, defend


Cumbersome (adjective) بوجھل، بھاری، وزنی

large or heavy and therefore difficult to carry or use; unwieldy.
Example: “cumbersome diving suits”
Synonyms: unwieldy, unmanageable, awkward, clumsy, ungainly, inconvenient, incommodious, bulky
Antonyms: manageable, convenient


Starving (adjective) فاقہ کشی، سخت بھوک ہونا

suffering or dying from hunger.
Example: “the world’s starving children”
Synonyms: dying of hunger, dying from lack of food, faint from lack of food, deprived of food, undernourished
Antonyms: well fed, full


Strife (noun) اختلاف، نزاع، جھگڑا

angry or bitter disagreement over fundamental issues; conflict.
Example: “strife within the community”
Synonyms: conflict, friction, discord, disagreement, dissension, variance, dispute, argument
Antonyms: harmony, peace, cooperation


Unconscionable (adjective) بے اصول، بے ضمیر، غیر انسانی، ناقابل جواز

not right or reasonable.
Example: “the unconscionable conduct of his son”
Synonyms: unethical, amoral, immoral, unprincipled, indefensible, wrong, unscrupulous, unfair
Antonyms: ethical, acceptable


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