Daily Dawn Vocabulary

Daily DAWN News Vocabulary with Urdu Meaning (15 January 2022)

Daily DAWN News Vocabulary with Urdu Meaning (15 January 2022)
Written by Shahzad F. Malik

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Daily Dawn Newspaper English Vocabulary with Urdu Meaning
January 15, 2022


Devour (verb) جلد بازی سے کھانا، ہڑپ کرنا

eat (food or prey) hungrily or quickly.
Example: “he devoured half of his burger in one bite”
Synonyms: eat hungrily, eat quickly, eat greedily, eat heartily, eat up, swallow, gobble (up/down), guzzle (down)
Antonyms: build, create, abstain, dislike


Autonomy (noun) خودمختاری، اختیار

the right or condition of self-government.
Example: “between the First and Second World Wars, Canada gained greater autonomy from Britain”
Synonyms: self-government, independence, self-rule, home rule, sovereignty, self-determination, freedom
Antonyms: heteronomy


Acquiesce (verb) مان لینا، قبول کرنا

accept something reluctantly but without protest.
Example: “Sara acquiesced in his decision”
Synonyms: permit, consent to, agree to, allow, assent to, give one’s consent to, accept, concur with
Antonyms: forbid


Austere (adjective) سخت گیر، اکھڑ

severe or strict in manner or attitude.
Example: “he was an austere man, with a rigidly puritanical outlook”
Synonyms: severe, stern, strict, harsh, unfeeling, stony, steely, flinty, dour, grim
Antonyms: genial


Hefty (adjective) بھاری، ہٹا کٹا، زبردست

large and heavy.
Example: “a hefty young chap”
Synonyms: burly, heavy, sturdy, strapping, bulky, brawny, husky, strong, muscular
Antonyms: slight, gaunt, light


Frugal (adjective) کفایت شعار، فضول خرچ نہ کرنے والا

sparing or economical as regards money or food.
Example: “I’m a bit too frugal to splash out on designer clothes”
Synonyms: thrifty, sparing, economical, saving, careful, cautious, prudent, provident, unwasteful
Antonyms: extravagant


Prudent (adjective) سیانا، عاقل، ہوشیار

acting with or showing care and thought for the future.
Example: “no prudent money manager would authorize a loan without first knowing its purpose”
Synonyms: wise, well judged, judicious, sagacious, sage, shrewd, advisable, well advised, politic
Antonyms: unwise, imprudent, incautious, extravagant


Starving (adjective) فاقہ کشی، سخت بھوک ہونا

suffering or dying from hunger.
Example: “the world’s starving children”
Synonyms: dying of hunger, dying from lack of food, faint from lack of food, deprived of food, undernourished
Antonyms: well fed, full


Strife (noun) اختلاف، نزاع، جھگڑا

angry or bitter disagreement over fundamental issues; conflict.
Example: “strife within the community”
Synonyms: conflict, friction, discord, disagreement, dissension, variance, dispute, argument
Antonyms: harmony, peace, cooperation


Unconscionable (adjective) بے اصول، بے ضمیر، غیر انسانی، ناقابل جواز

not right or reasonable.
Example: “the unconscionable conduct of his son”
Synonyms: unethical, amoral, immoral, unprincipled, indefensible, wrong, unscrupulous, unfair
Antonyms: ethical, acceptable


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