Daily Dawn Vocabulary

Daily DAWN News Vocabulary with Urdu Meaning (12 January 2022)

Daily DAWN News Vocabulary with Urdu Meaning (12 January 2022)
Written by Shahzad F. Malik

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Daily Dawn Newspaper English Vocabulary with Urdu Meaning
January 12, 2022


Embezzlement (noun) خیانت، غبن، چوری

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
Antonyms: give, receive, compensate, pay


Stranded (adjective) گھرا ہوا، پھنسا چھوڑ دینا

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: offshore, afloat


Flaunt (verb) شان دکھانا، اکڑ دکھانا

display (something) ostentatiously, especially in order to provoke envy or admiration or to show defiance.
Example: “newly rich consumers eager to flaunt their prosperity”
Synonyms: show off, display ostentatiously, draw attention to, make a (great) show of, put on show
Antonyms: be modest about, hide


Assail (verb) حملہ کرنا، چڑھائی کرنا

make a concerted or violent attack on.
Example: “the Scots army assailed Edward’s army from the rear”
Synonyms: attack, assault, make an assault on, launch an attack on, pounce on, set upon, launch oneself at
Antonyms: aid, befriend, cover


Fragility (noun) ٹوٹ جانے کی صلاحیت، نازک

the quality of being easily broken or damaged.
Example: “osteoporosis is characterized by bone fragility”
Synonyms: frailty, flimsiness, weakness, delicacy, daintiness, fineness, brittleness, frangibility
Antonyms: robustness


Divisive (adjective) اختلاف رائے سے متعلق، باعث تقسیم

tending to cause disagreement or hostility between people.
Example: “the highly divisive issue of abortion”
Synonyms: alienating, estranging, isolating, schismatic, discordant, disharmonious, inharmonious
Antonyms: unifying


Hostile (adjective) دشمنی، غیر دوستانہ

showing or feeling opposition or dislike; unfriendly.
Example: “a hostile audience”
Synonyms: antagonistic, aggressive, confrontational, belligerent, bellicose, pugnacious, militant
Antonyms: friendly, mild


Staunch (adjective) کٹر، پکا، وفادار

very loyal and committed in attitude.
Example: “a staunch supporter of the anti-nuclear lobby”
Synonyms: stalwart, loyal, faithful, trusty, committed, devoted, dedicated, dependable, reliable
Antonyms: disloyal, unfaithful, unreliable


Dichotomy (noun) دو نوعیتی، دو فرعی تقسیم

a division or contrast between two things that are or are represented as being opposed or entirely different.
Example: “a rigid dichotomy between science and mysticism”
Synonyms: division, separation, divorce, split, gulf, chasm, difference, contrast, disjunction, polarity
Antonyms: agreement, likeness, sameness, similarity


Commute (verb) روز کا سفر

travel some distance between one’s home and place of work on a regular basis.
Example: “he commuted from Corby to Kentish Town”
Synonyms: travel to and from work, travel to and fro, travel back and forth, come and go, shuttle
Antonyms: increase, uphold


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