Daily Dawn Vocabulary

Daily DAWN News Vocabulary with Urdu Meaning (09 January 2022)

Daily DAWN News Vocabulary with Urdu Meaning (09 January 2022)
Written by Shahzad F. Malik

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Daily Dawn Newspaper English Vocabulary with Urdu Meaning
January 09, 2022


Severity (noun) شدت، بدسلوکی، سخت گیری

the fact or condition of being severe.
Example: “sentences should reflect the severity of the crime”
Synonyms: acuteness, seriousness, gravity, graveness, severeness, grievousness, extremity, danger
Antonyms: mildness, leniency, geniality, elaboration


Imperative (adjective) ناگزیر، ضروری

of vital importance; crucial.
Example: “immediate action was imperative”
Synonyms: vitally important, of vital importance, all-important, vital, crucial, critical, essential
Antonyms: unimportant, optional


Swathe (verb) کپڑوں میں لپیٹنا، پٹی سے باندھنا

wrap in several layers of fabric.
Example: “his hands were swathed in bandages”
Synonyms: wrap, envelop, bind, swaddle, bandage, bundle up, muffle up, cover, cloak
Antonyms: unbind, unstrap, untie


Stranded (adjective) پھنسا ہوا، گھرا ہوا

left without the means to move from somewhere.
Example: “she offers a lift to a stranded commuter”
Synonyms: helpless, without help/assistance, without resources, in difficulties, in the lurch, abandoned
Antonyms: recovered, salvaged


Brusque (adjective) اکھڑا، بدتمیزی، کھردرا

abrupt or offhand in speech or manner.
Example: “she could be brusque and impatient”
Synonyms: curt, abrupt, blunt, short, sharp, terse, brisk, crisp, clipped, monosyllabic, peremptory
Antonyms: polite, verbose


Desist (verb) اجتناب کرنا، پرہیز کرنا، ترک کرنا

stop doing something; cease or abstain.
Example: “each pledged to desist from acts of sabotage”
Synonyms: abstain, refrain, forbear, hold back, keep, stop, cease, discontinue, suspend
Antonyms: continue, persist in


Tantamount (adjective) اثر یا اہمیت میں برابر

equivalent in seriousness to; virtually the same as.
Example: “the resignations were tantamount to an admission of guilt”
Synonyms: equivalent to, equal to, amounting to, as good as, more or less, synonymous with
Antonyms: different, opposite, polar


Vigilance (noun) ہوشیاری، خبرداری

the action or state of keeping careful watch for possible danger or difficulties.
Example: “security duties that demand long hours of vigilance”
Synonyms: watchfulness, careful observation, surveillance, attentiveness, attention, alertness, guardedness
Antonyms: inattentiveness


Conform (verb) مشابہ ہونا، موافق ہونا، ہم آہنگ ہونا

comply with rules, standards, or laws.
Example: “the kitchen does not conform to hygiene regulations”
Synonyms: comply with, abide by, obey, observe, follow, keep to, hold to, adhere to, satisfy
Antonyms: flout


Virtue (noun) نیکی، تقویٰ، قابل تعریف

behaviour showing high moral standards.
Example: “paragons of virtue”
Synonyms: goodness, virtuousness, righteousness, morality, ethicalness, uprightness, upstandingness
Antonyms: vice, iniquity


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