Daily Dawn Vocabulary

Daily DAWN News Vocabulary with Urdu Meaning (14 January 2022)

Daily DAWN News Vocabulary with Urdu Meaning (14 January 2022)
Written by Shahzad F. Malik

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Daily Dawn Newspaper English Vocabulary with Urdu Meaning
January 14, 2022


Travesty (noun) توڑمروڑ دینا، مزاحیہ نقل

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, be serious


Galvanize (verb) متحرک کرنا، اثر پیدا کرنا

shock or excite (someone) into taking action.
Example: “the urgency of his voice galvanized them into action”
Synonyms: jolt, shock, startle, impel, stir, spur, prod, urge, motivate, stimulate, electrify
Antonyms: demotivate


Afflict (verb) دکھی ہونا، تکلیف ہونا

(of a problem or illness) cause pain or trouble to; affect adversely.
Example: “his younger child was afflicted with a skin disease”
Synonyms: trouble, bother, burden, distress, cause trouble to, cause suffering to, beset, harass, worry
Antonyms: comfort


Stern (adjective) سخت، کڑا

(of a person or their manner) serious and unrelenting, especially in the assertion of authority and exercise of discipline.
Example: “a smile transformed his stern face”
Synonyms: erious, unsmiling, frowning, poker-faced, severe, forbidding, grim, unfriendly, sombre
Antonyms: genial, friendly


Ample (adjective) وافر، بکثرت، فراوان

enough or more than enough; plentiful.
Example: “there is ample time for discussion”
Synonyms: enough, sufficient, adequate, plenty of, abundant, more than enough, enough and to spare, suitable
Antonyms: insufficient, meagre


Sidle (verb) ترچھی چال، دیکھ کر چلنا

walk in a furtive, unobtrusive, or timid manner, especially sideways or obliquely.
Example: “I sidled up to her”
Synonyms: creep, sneak, slink, slip, slide, skulk, prowl, steal, edge, inch, ease, worm
Antonyms: march, stride


Waylay (verb) گھات لگانا

stop or interrupt (someone) and detain them in conversation or trouble them in some other way.
Example: “he waylaid me on the stairs”
Synonyms: ambush, hold up, attack, assail, rob, lie in wait for, lay a trap for, trap, entrap
Antonyms: allow, forward, free, liberate


Commence (verb) ابتدا کرنا، آغاز کرنا

begin.
Example: “his design team commenced work”
Synonyms: begin, start, start off, get down to business, get the ball rolling, get going, get under way
Antonyms: conclude


Hapless (adjective) قابل افسوس، قابل رحم

(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
Antonyms: lucky


Credence (noun) عقیدہ، یقین، اعتماد

belief in or acceptance of something as true.
Example: “psychoanalysis finds little credence among laymen”
Synonyms: acceptance, belief, faith, trust, confidence, reliance, traction
Antonyms: disbelief, distrust, denial


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