Daily Dawn News Vocabulary with Urdu Meaning | 14 December 2020

Dawn Vocabulary 14 December 2020 | The following words were taken from the Dawn newspaper on December 14, 2020:

Dawn Vocabulary 14 December 2020 | Urdu Meaning & Sentence Examples

Erstwhile (adjective)  

قدیم، سابقہ، پچھلا، پرانے وقتوں کا


Example: Her erstwhile job was far better than this office job.

Synonyms: once, bygone, ex, past, old

Antonyms: new, trending, modern

Stipulate (verb)  

بیان کرنا، وعدہ کرنا

To make an agreement Or to demand an express term in an agreement Or to say exactly how something must be done

Example: He resigned to the whim of his ex-boss within stipulated timeframe.

Synonyms: provide, require, specify, condition, impose, engage

Antonyms: decline, dwindle, disagree, refuse, break

Secede (verb)  

علیحدہ ہونا، قطع تعلق کرنا، الگ ہو جانا

To become independent of a country or area of government Or to withdraw from an organization

Example: The East Pakistan (Bangladesh) was seceded on December 16, 2020 in result of 1970 elections under Yahya’s regime.

Synonyms: leave, retire, abdicate, renounce, withdraw, separate, apostatize

Antonyms: continue, remain, advance

Wobbly (adjective)  

لڑ کھڑاتا ہوا، کمزور، گرنے کے قریب، لاغر

Something that is wobbly moves unsteadily from side to side Or if you feel wobbly or your legs feel wobbly, you feel weak and have difficulty standing especially because you are afraid or exhausted.

Example: Ali got poor grades in O Level because of his wobbly and precarious attitude and requires contemplation.

Synonyms: unbalanced, shaky, precarious, shaky, unsteady, rocky, insecure, weak

Antonyms: steady, flawless, stable, secured, confident, balanced

Sorely (adverb)  

شدت سے، بہت

Sorely is used to emphasize that a felling such as disappointment or need is very strong

Example: Some countries still adopts erstwhile record keeping methods which needed sorely upgradation.

Synonyms: extremely, woefully, very, severely, greatly, grievously

Antonyms: comfortably


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