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Daily Dawn News Vocabulary with Urdu Meaning | 12 July 2020

Dawn Vocabulary 12 July 2020 | The following words were taken from the Dawn newspaper on July 12, 2020:

Dawn Vocabulary 12 July 2020 | Urdu Meaning & Sentence Examples

Feverish (adjective)  

جوش کے ساتھ

unnaturally excited or active

Example: She heard feverish discussion about her dance competition.

Synonyms: excited, hectic, overwrought, overactive, agitated, frenzied, hyperactive

Antonyms: chilled, content, calm

Chatter (verb)  

فضول باتیں، چوں چوں کرنا، گپ شپ کرنا، بک بک کرنا، چڑ چڑ، بکواس کرنا

to talk for a long time about things that are not important

Example: The excited couple continued their chatter even though they were supposed to be asleep.

Synonyms: gossip, chit chat, babble, kibitz, rattle, palaver, converse, chaffer, cackle

Antonyms: quiet, drawl

Prompt (verb)  

تجویز کرنا، آمادہ کرنا، ترغیب دینا، تحریک دینا

to make something happen

Example: The meticulous speech of president prompted anarchy and political distress among political parties.

Synonyms: bring about, create, cause, induce, produce, engender, draw on, effectuate

Antonyms: delayed, destroy, remove, sluggish, apathetic

Bedevil (verb)  

تکلیف میں ڈالنا، پریشان کرنا، اذیت دینا، تذبذب میں ڈالنا

to confuse, annoy or cause problems or difficulties for someone or something

Example: The trainer bedeviling the myriad candidates in order to train them well before the competition.

Synonyms: agonize, annoy, beset, excruciate

Antonyms: delight, please, assist, help

Vulnerable (adjective)  

غیر محفوظ، حملے کی زد میں، کمزور، زد پذیر، گھائل ہونے کے لائق، چوٹ کا شکار، ہدف بننے والا، جس پر زخم لگ سکے

exposed or in a position that cannot be completely defended

Example: Older people, children and people with weakened immune systems are more likely to have COVID 19.

Synonyms: endangered, exposed, susceptible, liable, defenseless, unsafe, weak

Antonyms: protected, insusceptible, secure, unexposed, safe, unsusceptible, invulnerable

Turbulent (adjective)  

افراتفری سے بھرپور، انتشارانگیز، گدلا، سرکش، پرشور، ہنگامہ خیز، گستاخ، بے ادب، پرہنگامہ

being in a wild or disordered state

Example: The cause of failure of India’s foreign policy are the turbulent policies of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Synonyms: convulsive, choppy, unstable, fierce, violent, stormy, swirling, bumpy

Antonyms: gentle, nonviolent, peaceful, moderate, smooth, calm, peaceable

Semblance (noun)  

جھلک، خاکہ، مماثلت، مشابہت، ظاہریت

an outward appearance of something Or an assumed appearance

Example: Italy referred the semblance of COVID 19 as fragile but time has shown it caused havoc.  

Synonyms: disguise, veneer, aura, masquerade, appearance, playacting

Antonyms: concrete, dissimilarity, back

Aphorism (noun)  

قول زریں، کہاوت، ضرب المثل

a short clever saying that is intended to express a general truth

Example: Giving of reference and elaboration of aphorism in the speech of Prime Minister made his innocuous speech splendid and graceful.

Synonyms: maxim, apothegm, sentential, dictum, proverb, adage, epigram, byword, saying

Antonyms: fun, falsehood

Shear (verb)  

کاٹنا، کترنا، بوجھ ڈال کر توڑ ڈالنا

break off or cause to break off

Example: There was no way to shear all of the thick wool without sharp knife.

Synonyms: prune, crop, dock, trim, bob, clip, cut, snip, cut back, poll

Antonyms: join, combine

Taint (verb)  

آلودگی، خراب کرنا، داغ لگ جانا، فاسد ہونا

to spoil something or give it an unpleasant quality

Example: The Pakistan Railway has tainted over the time as it has failed in embedding the new technology.

Synonyms: spoil, darken, discredit, darken, stain, vitiate, blemish, touch, credit, pollute, cloud

Antonyms: bless, improve, cleanse, purify

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