Daily Dawn Vocabulary

Daily DAWN News Vocabulary with Urdu Meaning (07 January 2022)

Daily DAWN News Vocabulary with Urdu Meaning (07 January 2022)
Written by Shahzad F. Malik

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Daily Dawn Newspaper English Vocabulary with Urdu Meaning
January 07, 2022


Hindrance (noun) رخنہ ، خلل، آڑ، رکاوٹ

a thing that provides resistance, delay, or obstruction to something or someone.
Example: “a hindrance to the development process”
Synonyms: impediment, obstacle, barrier, bar, obstruction, handicap, block, check, curb
Antonyms: help, advantage


Fester (verb) پس پڑ جانا، جلنا

(of a wound or sore) become septic; suppurate.
Example: “I developed a tropical sore that festered badly”
Synonyms: suppurate, become septic, form pus, secrete pus, discharge, run, weep, ooze
Antonyms: build, delight, flourish


Nuance (noun) شائبہ، احساس ، پہلو

a subtle difference in or shade of meaning, expression, or sound.
Example: “he was familiar with the nuances of the local dialect”
Synonyms: fine distinction, subtle distinction/difference, shade, shading, gradation, variation, modulation
Antonyms: brightness, information, light, lot.


Sceptic (noun) شکی، شک کی نظر سے دیکھنا

a person inclined to question or doubt accepted opinions.

Synonyms: cynic, doubter, questioner, scoffer, pessimist, prophet of doom, Pyrrhonis
Antonyms: believer


Speculation (noun) قیاس آرائی، سوچ بچار

the forming of a theory or conjecture without firm evidence.
Example: “there has been widespread speculation that he plans to quit”
Synonyms: conjecture, theorizing, hypothesizing, supposition, guesswork, talk, theory, hypothesis
Antonyms: reality, truth, disdain


Amendment (noun) اصلاح، درست کرنا

a minor change or addition designed to improve a text, piece of legislation, etc.
Example: “an amendment to existing bail laws”
Synonyms: revision, alteration, change, modification, qualification, adaptation, adjustment, edit
Antonyms: damage, harm, hurt, injury


Intimidation (noun) خوفزدہ کرنا، ڈرانا

the action of intimidating someone, or the state of being intimidated.
Example: “the intimidation of witnesses and jurors”
Synonyms: frightening, menacing, terrifying, scaring, alarming, terrorization, terrorizing, cowing
Antonyms: assure, calm, comfort, embolden


Impoverished (adjective) مفلس،حاجت مند، بے زر

(of a person or area) made poor.
Example: “impoverished villages”
Synonyms: poor, poverty-stricken, penniless, penurious, destitute, indigent, impecunious, needy
Antonyms: rich, wealthy


Catastrophe (noun) آفت، المیہ، سانحہ

an event causing great and usually sudden damage or suffering; a disaster.
Example: “an environmental catastrophe”
Synonyms: disaster, calamity, cataclysm, crisis, holocaust, ruin, ruination, tragedy, blow, shock
Antonyms: salvation, godsend


Atrocious (adjective) ظالمانہ، سفاکانہ

horrifyingly wicked.
Example: “atrocious cruelties”
Synonyms: brutal, barbaric, barbarous, brutish, savage, vicious, wicked, cruel, nasty, ruthless
Antonyms: admirable, kindly


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