Daily Dawn Vocabulary

Daily DAWN News Vocabulary with Urdu Meaning (13 January 2022)

Daily DAWN News Vocabulary with Urdu Meaning (13 January 2022)
Written by Shahzad F. Malik

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Daily Dawn Newspaper English Vocabulary with Urdu Meaning
January 13, 2022


Ensconce (verb) سکونت پذیر ہونا

establish or settle (someone) in a comfortable, safe place.
Example: “Agnes ensconced herself in their bedroom”
Synonyms: settle, install, establish, park, shut, plant, lodge, position, seat, entrench
Antonyms: confuse, depart, destroy


Travesty (noun) تروڑ مروڑ دینا، بہروپ

a false, absurd, or distorted representation of something.
Example: “the absurdly lenient sentence is a travesty of justice”
Synonyms: misrepresentation, distortion, perversion, corruption, poor imitation, poor substitute, mockery
Antonyms: flatter, praise, tell the truth


Reprisal (noun) انتقامی کارروائی، پاداش میں

an act of retaliation.
Example: “three youths died in the reprisals which followed”
Synonyms: retaliation, counterattack, counterstroke, comeback, revenge, vengeance, retribution
Antonyms: forgiveness, pardon, kindness, sympathy


Perennial (adjective) دوامی، سدابہار

lasting or existing for a long or apparently infinite time; enduring or continually recurring.
Example: “his perennial distrust of the media”
Synonyms: everlasting, perpetual, eternal, continuing, unending, never-ending, endless, undying
Antonyms: ceasing, ending, halting, infrequent


Archaic (adjective) بہت پرانا، دقیانوسی

very old or old-fashioned.
Example: “prisons are run on archaic methods”
Synonyms: obsolete, obsolescent, out of date, anachronistic, old-fashioned, outmoded, behind the times
Antonyms: new, modern


Abject (adjective) گھٹیا، قابل نفرت، پست

(of something bad) experienced or present to the maximum degree.
Example: “his letter plunged her into abject misery”
Synonyms: obsequious, grovelling, crawling, creeping, fawning, toadyish, servile, cringing
Antonyms: proud


Prevalence (noun) پھیلاﺅ، غلبہ

the fact or condition of being prevalent; commonness.
Example: “the prevalence of obesity in adults”
Synonyms: commonness, currency, widespread presence, generality, pervasiveness, universality, extensiveness
Antonyms: infrequence, infrequency


Monumental (adjective) یادگاری، شاندار

great in importance, extent, or size.
Example: “it’s been a monumental effort”
Synonyms: huge, great, enormous, gigantic, massive, colossal, mammoth, immense, tremendous
Antonyms: small, insignificant, little, unimportant


Hapless (adjective) قابل رحم، قابل افسوس،ابھاگی

(especially of a person) unfortunate.
Example: “the hapless victims of the disaster”
Synonyms: unfortunate, unlucky, luckless, out of luck, ill-starred, ill-fated, jinxed, cursed, doomed
Antonyms: lucky


Proponent (noun) کسی بات کی وکالت کرنےوالا، کوئی تجویز پیش کرنیوالا

a person who advocates a theory, proposal, or course of action.
Example: “a strong proponent of the free market and liberal trade policies”
Synonyms: advocate, supporter, upholder, exponent, promoter, adherent, endorser, champion
Antonyms: faultfinder, antagonist, opposition, critic


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