Daily Dawn Vocabulary

Daily DAWN News Vocabulary with Urdu Meaning (23 September 2021)

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Daily Dawn Newspaper English Vocabulary with Urdu Meaning
September 23, 2021


Dignitary (noun) بہت اہم شخصیت، اعلیٰ رتبہ والی شخصیت

a person considered to be important because of high rank or office.
Example: “the guests included former shareholders, local dignitaries, and many of the people directly involved with the project”
Synonyms: grandee, important person, VIP, very important person, notable, notability, worthy
Antonyms: nonentity


Divulge (verb) راز فاش کرنا، عیاں ہونا

make known (private or sensitive information).
Example: “I do not want to divulge my plans at the moment”
Synonyms: disclose, reveal, make known, tell, impart, communicate, pass on, publish, broadcast
Antonyms: conceal


Depreciate (verb) فرسودگی

diminish in value over a period of time.
Example: “the latest cars will depreciate heavily in the first year”
Synonyms: decrease in value, lose value, decline in price, drop in price, fall in price, cheapen, devalue
Antonyms: appreciate


Sanity (noun) ذہنی عقلمندی کی حالت

the ability to think and behave in a normal and rational manner; sound mental health.
Example: “I began to doubt my own sanity”
Synonyms: soundness of mind, mental health, mental faculties, balance, balance of mind
Antonyms: insanity


Contentious (adjective) جھگڑالو، متنازعہ، فتنہ ساز

causing or likely to cause an argument; controversial.
Example: “a contentious issue”
Synonyms: controversial, disputable, debatable, disputed, contended, open to question/debate
Antonyms: uncontroversial


Rancour (noun) حسد، تعصب، بغض

bitterness or resentfulness, especially when long standing.
Example: “he spoke without rancour”
Synonyms: bitterness, spite, hate, hatred, resentment, malice, ill will, malevolence
Antonyms: amicability


Scuttle (verb) جلدی میں دوڑنا، فرار ہونا

run hurriedly or furtively with short quick steps.
Example: “a mouse scuttled across the floor”
Synonyms: scamper, scurry, scramble, bustle, skip, trot, hurry, hasten, make haste
Antonyms: ebb, arrive, malfunction


Estrange (verb) دور کر دینا، بددلی پیدا کرنا، کم دوستانہ ہونا

cause (someone) to be no longer on friendly terms with someone.
Example: “he became estranged from his father”
Synonyms: alienate, antagonize, disaffect, make hostile/unfriendly, destroy the affections of
Antonyms: attract, unite


Reprisal (noun) انتقام، انتقامی کارروائی

an act of retaliation.
Example: “three youths died in the reprisals which followed”
Synonyms: retaliation, counterattack, counterstroke, comeback, revenge, vengeance, retribution
Antonyms: condonation, grace, remission, reprieve


Dexterity (noun) ہنر مندی، مہارت، چابکدستی

skill in performing tasks, especially with the hands.
Example: “her dexterity with chopsticks”
Synonyms: deftness, adeptness, adroitness, agility, nimbleness, handiness, ability, capability
Antonyms: clumsiness, stupidity, insensitivity


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