Daily Dawn Vocabulary

Daily DAWN News Vocabulary with Urdu Meaning (17 October 2021)

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Daily Dawn Newspaper English Vocabulary with Urdu Meaning
October 17, 2021


Turbulent (adjective) افراتفری سے بھرپور، فتنہ پرداز

characterized by conflict, disorder, or confusion; not stable or calm.
Example: “the country’s turbulent history”
Synonyms: tempestuous, stormy, unstable, unsettled, tumultuous, explosive, in turmoil
Antonyms: peaceful


Scant (adjective) کم، عجلت برتنا، ناکافی

barely sufficient or adequate.
Example: “companies with scant regard for the safety of future generations”
Synonyms: little, little or no, minimal, hardly any, limited, negligible, barely sufficient
Antonyms: abundant, ample, sufficient


Diligence (noun) جانفشانی، محنتی

careful and persistent work or effort.
Example: “few party members challenge his diligence as an MP”
Synonyms: conscientiousness, assiduousness, assiduity, industriousness, rigour, rigorousness
Antonyms: laziness, carelessness


Cavalier (adjective) شہسوار، بہادر

showing a lack of proper concern; offhand.
Example: “Anne was irritated by his cavalier attitude”
Synonyms: offhand, indifferent, casual, dismissive, insouciant, uninterested, unconcerned
Antonyms: thoughtful


Intervene (verb) بیچ میں آنا ، مداخلت، خلل

take part in something so as to prevent or alter a result or course of events.
Example: “he acted outside his authority when he intervened in the dispute”
Synonyms: intercede, involve oneself, get involved, interpose oneself, insinuate oneself
Antonyms: combine, connect, join, leave


Hefty (adjective) طاقتور، مضبوط، ہٹا کٹا

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


Vigorous (adjective) جسمانی طاقت، مضبوط

strong, healthy, and full of energy.
Example: “a tall, vigorous, and muscular man”
Synonyms: robust, healthy, in good health, hale and hearty, strong, strong as an ox/horse/lion
Antonyms: frail, weak


Blight (verb) خرابی، پودوں کی بیماری، کیڑا لگنا

have a severely detrimental effect on.
Example: “the scandal blighted the careers of several leading politicians”
Synonyms: ruin, wreck, spoil, disrupt, undo, mar, play havoc with, make a mess of
Antonyms: blessing


Virulent (adjective) زہریلا

(of a disease or poison) extremely severe or harmful in its effects.
Example: “a virulent strain of influenza”
Synonyms: poisonous, toxic, venomous, noxious, deadly, lethal, fatal, mortal, terminal
Antonyms: non-toxic, harmless, safe, non-contagious


Carnage (noun) قتل عام، خونریزی، قتل و غارت

the killing of a large number of people.
Example: “the bombing was timed to cause as much carnage as possible”
Synonyms: slaughter, massacre, mass murder, mass destruction, butchery, bloodbath, indiscriminate bloodshed
Antonyms: emancipation, freeing, rescuing, deliverance


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