Daily Dawn Vocabulary

Daily DAWN News Vocabulary with Urdu Meaning (10 January 2022)

Daily DAWN News Vocabulary with Urdu Meaning (10 January 2022)
Written by Shahzad F. Malik

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Daily Dawn Newspaper English Vocabulary with Urdu Meaning
January 10, 2022


Macabre (adjective) ڈراﺅنا، خوفناک، بھیانک

disturbing because concerned with or causing a fear of death.
Example: “a macabre series of murders”
Synonyms: gruesome, grisly, grim, gory, morbid, ghastly, unearthly, lurid, grotesque, hideous
Antonyms: cheerful, happy, pleasant


Brazen (adjective) ڈٹ کر سامنا کرنا، بے باکی سے سامنا کرنا

bold and without shame.
Example: “he went about his illegal business with a brazen assurance”
Synonyms: bold, shameless, as bold as brass, brazen-faced, forward, presumptuous, brash
Antonyms: timid, shy

Dubious (adjective) مبہم، مشکوک، پیچیدہ

hesitating or doubting.
Example: “I was rather dubious about the whole idea”
Synonyms: doubtful, uncertain, unsure, in doubt, hesitant, undecided, unsettled, unconfirmed
Antonyms: certain, definite


Deprive (verb) محروم کرنا، دور کرنا، معزول

prevent (a person or place) from having or using something.
Example: “the city was deprived of its water supplies”
Synonyms: dispossess, strip, divest, relieve, bereave, rob of, cheat out of, trick out of, do out of
Antonyms: fortunate, wealthy


Cognizance (noun) جاننا، آگاہی، علم

knowledge or awareness.
Example: “the Renaissance cognizance of Greece was limited”
Synonyms: awareness, notice, knowledge, consciousness, apprehension, perception, realization
Antonyms: disregard, heedlessness, ignorance


Proscribe (verb) رد کرنا، منع کرنا، جلاوطن کرنا

forbid, especially by law.
Example: “strikes remained proscribed in the armed forces”
Synonyms: forbid, prohibit, ban, bar, disallow, rule out, embargo, veto, make illegal, interdict
Antonyms: allow, permit


Venial (adjective) صغیرہ، قابل عضو گناہ

denoting a sin that is not regarded as depriving the soul of divine grace.
Example: “we cannot prevent ourselves sometimes from dreaming of performing venial if not mortal sins”
Synonyms: pardonable, forgivable, excusable, condonable, tolerable, permissible, allowable
Antonyms: unforgivable, unpardonable, mortal


Pragmatic (adjective) عملی، حقیقت پسندی

dealing with things sensibly and realistically in a way that is based on practical rather than theoretical considerations
Synonyms: practical, matter-of-fact, realistic, sensible, down-to-earth, commonsensical
Antonyms: impractical, unrealistic, idealistic


Dilly-dally (verb) لیت و لعل کرنا، ٹال مٹول کرنا، سستی کرنا

waste time through aimless wandering or indecision.
Example: “don’t dilly-dally for too long”
Synonyms: waste time, dally, dawdle, loiter, linger, take one’s time, delay, mark time, kill time
Antonyms: hurry


Perpetuate (verb) زندہ رکھنا، جاری رکھنا

make (something) continue indefinitely.
Example: “the confusion was perpetuated through inadvertence”
Synonyms: keep alive, keep going, keep in existence, preserve, conserve, sustain, maintain, continue
Antonyms: discontinue, give up, halt, let go


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