Daily Dawn Vocabulary

Daily DAWN News Vocabulary with Urdu Meaning (16 January 2022)

Daily DAWN News Vocabulary with Urdu Meaning (16 January 2022)
Written by Shahzad F. Malik

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Daily Dawn Newspaper English Vocabulary with Urdu Meaning
January 16, 2022


Grapple (verb) گرفت، گتھم گتھا، ہاتھا پائی

engage in a close fight or struggle without weapons; wrestle.
Example: “passers-by grappled with the man after the knife attack”
Synonyms: wrestle, struggle, tussle, brawl, fight, scuffle, clash, combat, battle, close, engage
Antonyms: let go of, release


Avert (verb) ٹالنا، پھیرنا، موڑنا، ہٹانا

turn away (one’s eyes or thoughts).
Example: “she averted her eyes while we made stilted conversation”
Synonyms: turn aside, turn away, turn to one side
Antonyms: aid, allow, assist, help


Disquiet (verb) اضطراب، پریشان کرنا، بے چین

make (someone) worried or uneasy.
Example: “world leaders are surely disquieted by the prospect of a global economic meltdown”
Synonyms: perturb, agitate, upset, disturb, unnerve, unsettle, discompose, disconcert, ruffle
Antonyms: calm


Grim (adjective) سخت، ڈراﺅنا، سنگدل

very serious or gloomy.
Example: “his grim expression”
Synonyms: stern, forbidding, uninviting, unapproachable, aloof, distant, formidable, strict
Antonyms: amiable, pleasant


Revolt (verb) پھر جانا، بغاوت، انحراف

take violent action against an established government or ruler; rebel.
Example: “the Iceni revolted and had to be suppressed”
Synonyms: rebel, rise up, rise, take to the streets, take up arms, riot, mutiny, take part in an uprising
Antonyms: attractive, pleasant


Repressive (adjective) انسدادی، سرکوبی، جابرانہ

(especially of a social or political system) inhibiting or restraining personal freedom.
Example: “a repressive regime”
Synonyms: oppressive, authoritarian, despotic, tyrannical, tyrannous, dictatorial, fascist, autocratic
Antonyms: democratic, liberal


Coercion (noun) زبردستی، زور، دباﺅ

the practice of persuading someone to do something by using force or threats.
Example: “our problem cannot be solved by any form of coercion but only by agreement”
Synonyms: force, compulsion, constraint, duress, oppression, enforcement, harassment, intimidation
Antonyms: persuasion


Misery (noun) بدنصیبی، تکلیف، خواری

a state or feeling of great physical or mental distress or discomfort.
Example: “a man who had brought her nothing but misery”
Synonyms: unhappiness, distress, wretchedness, hardship, suffering, affliction, anguish, anxiety
Antonyms: contentment, pleasure


Susceptible (adjective) حساس، متاثر ہونےوالا، اثر پذیری

likely or liable to be influenced or harmed by a particular thing.
Example: “patients with liver disease may be susceptible to infection”
Synonyms: open to, receptive to, vulnerable to, defenceless against, an easy target for
Antonyms: immune, resistant


Distinction (noun) اختلاف، تفریق، فرق

a difference or contrast between similar things or people.
Example: “I was completely unaware of class distinctions”
Synonyms: difference, contrast, dissimilarity, dissimilitude, divergence, variance, variation, division
Antonyms: similarity


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