Daily Dawn Vocabulary

Daily DAWN News Vocabulary with Urdu Meaning (05 January 2022)

Daily DAWN News Vocabulary with Urdu Meaning (05 January 2022)
Written by Shahzad F. Malik

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Daily Dawn Newspaper English Vocabulary with Urdu Meaning
January 05, 2022


Adamant (adjective) ارادے پر سختی سے قائم، اٹل

refusing to be persuaded or to change one’s mind.
Example: “he is adamant that he is not going to resign”
Synonyms: unshakeable, immovable, inflexible, unwavering, uncompromising, resolute, resolved
Antonyms: unsure


Penchant (noun) رغبت، رجحان، پسند

a strong or habitual liking for something or tendency to do something.
Example: “he has a penchant for adopting stray dogs”
Synonyms: liking, fondness, preference, taste, relish, appetite, partiality, soft spot, love
Antonyms: antipathy, disinclination, dislike, hate


Shamble (verb) لڑکھڑا کر چلنا

(of a person) move with a slow, shuffling, awkward gait.
Example: “he shambled off down the corridor”
Synonyms: shuffle, lumber, totter, dodder, stumble, scuff/drag one’s feet, hobble, limp
Antonyms: run, sprint, bound


Glorify (verb) تعریف کرنا، حمد بیان کرنا

praise and worship (God).
Example: “music is used to glorify God”
Synonyms: give praise to, praise, extol, exalt, laud, worship, revere, reverence, venerate
Antonyms: dishonour, vilify


Whopping (adjective) بہت بڑا، بہت بڑی، وضاحت

very large.
Example: “a whopping Rs. 74 million loss”
Synonyms: huge, massive, enormous, gigantic, very big, very large, great, giant, colossal
Antonyms: little, small


Perishable (adjective) فانی، فنا پذیر

(especially of food) likely to decay or go bad quickly.
Example: “the storage of perishable foods”
Synonyms: liable to rot, easily spoilt, decomposable, biodegradable, putrescible, decayable, putrefiable
Antonyms: lasting durable, long-life, long-lived


Volatile (adjective) بدلتے مزاج والا، غیر مستحکم

(of a substance) easily evaporated at normal temperatures.
Example: “volatile solvents such as petroleum ether, hexane, and benzene”
Synonyms: evaporative, vaporous, vaporescent, explosive, eruptive, inflammable, unstable
Antonyms: stable, calm


Transitory (adjective) عارضی، ناپائیدار، عبوری

not permanent.
Example: “transitory periods of medieval greatness”
Synonyms: temporary, transient, brief, short, short-lived, short-term, impermanent, ephemeral
Antonyms: permanent, perpetual, lasting


Detrimental (adjective) نقصان دہ، مضر، ضرررساں

tending to cause harm.
Example: “recent policies have been detrimental to the interests of many old people”
Synonyms: harmful, damaging, injurious, hurtful, inimical, deleterious, dangerous, destructive
Antonyms: benign, beneficial


Plebiscite (noun) مجلس عوام، رائے شماری

the direct vote of all the members of an electorate on an important public question such as a change in the constitution.
Example: “the administration will hold a plebiscite for the approval of constitutional reforms”
Synonyms: vote, referendum, ballot, poll
Antonyms: straight ticket, split ticket


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