Daily Dawn Vocabulary with Urdu Meaning | 19 December 2020

Daily Dawn Vocabulary 19 December 2020 | The following words were taken from the Dawn newspaper on December 19, 2020:

Daily Dawn Vocabulary 19 December 2020 | Urdu Meaning & Sentence Examples

Avert (verb)  

موڑنا ، ہٹانا، پھیرنا، ٹالنا، دفع کرنا، روکنا

To stop an incident from occurring Or to prevent something bad from happening Or to turn away your eyes or thoughts

Example: An accident was averted by his quick thinking.

Synonyms: prevent, avoid, thwart, halt

Antonyms: allow, assist, help, aid

Scarce (adjective)  

نا کافی، تھوڑا، قلیل المقدار، کم،کمیاب

Not available in necessary amounts

Example: Scarce amount of vitamin A can cause night blindness.

Synonyms: inadequate, insufficient, scant, limited, rare

Antonyms: sufficient, frequent, adequate, mammoth, surplus, great, huge, plentiful

Reliance (noun)  

انحصار، اعتماد، بھروسہ، آسرا، سہارا

The state of depending on or trusting in something or someone

Example: Since independence, Pakistan was too much reliance on USA to meet its requirements regarding defense.

Synonyms: dependence, belief

Antonyms: doubt, independence

Abrupt (adjective)  

اچانک، یکلخت، جلد بازی پر مبنی، غیر متوقع

Sudden and unexpected

Example: The abrupt decision of cancelling the trip has made everyone surprised.

Synonyms: quick, sudden, surprising, unforeseen, unexpected, hasty

Antonyms: expected, slow, lazy

Shabby (adjective)  

خستہ حالت، حقیر، ادنی

In poor condition because of age Or not fair Or not showing respect

Example: Shabby behavior of Israel towards Palestine is condemnable.

Synonyms: shoddy, precarious, desolate, dumpy, neglected, tumbledown, decrepit

Antonyms: nice, great, respectful, honorable


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