Daily Dawn News Vocabulary with Urdu Meaning | 17 July 2020

Dawn Vocabulary 17 July 2020 | The following words were taken from the Dawn newspaper on July 17, 2020:

Dawn Vocabulary 17 July 2020 | Urdu Meaning & Sentence Examples

Surge (noun)  

تیزی سے اٹھنا، بڑی لہر، تیزی سے اوپر چڑھنا

a sudden and great increase

Example: There has been a surge in flour prices recently.

Synonyms: rise, deluge, swell, growth

Antonyms: compress, decline, decrease

Lackadaisical (adjective)  

قوت اور شوق سے محروم، سست، ناتواں، پھیکا

feeling or showing a lack of interest or enthusiasm

Example: In start, the play was lackadaisical but culmination was fantastic that rocked the audience.

Synonyms: spiritless, careless, languorous, passive, indifferent, lethargic, apathetic, halfhearted, enervated

Antonyms: energetic, ambitious, motivated

Starkly (adverb)  

اکڑاہت لئے ہوئے

very obviously and clearly

Example: Prime Minister Imran Khan starkly and beautifully presented the narrative of people of Kashmir.

Synonyms: certainly, undoubtedly, surely, obviously, clearly, apparently

Antonyms: doubtfully, indefinitely, vaguely, uncertainly, dubiously

Downplay (verb)  

اصل سے کم بیان کرنا، تخفیف کرنا، کسی چیز کی نفی کرنا، نیچا دکھانا

to make something seem less important Or less bad than it really is

Example: The government has been trying to downplay the flour and sugar crisis.

Synonyms: soften, lessen, soft-pedal, de-emphasize, play-down, devalue

Antonyms: hardened, valued

Reckless (adjective)  

لاپرواہ، بے پرواہ،غیر محتاط، بے فکر

doing something dangerous and not worrying about the risks and the possible result

Example: The recent peace agreement between UAE and Israel showing tainted and reckless attitude of UAE.

Synonyms: negligent, irresponsible, thoughtless, careless, carefree, foolhardy

Antonyms: responsible, attentive, discreet

Erratic (adjective)  

غیر یقینی،ڈانواڈول، بھٹکا ہوا، آوارہ گرد، گمراہ

moving or behaving in a way that is not regular, certain or expected

Example: She drove in an erratic course down the road.

Synonyms: arbitrary, aimless, haphazard, inconsistent, mercurial, unreliable, unstable

Antonyms: common, sensible, standard

Assertion (noun)  

دعویٰ، عمل توثیق، ایک بولین سٹیٹمنٹ جو کسی کنڈیشن کو استعمال کرنے کے لئے استعمال کی جاتی ہےکہ اگر پروگرام درست طریقے سے چل رہا ہے تو قیمت کا اندازہ درست میں آنا چاہیے۔ورنہ ایرر سٹیٹمنٹ دینے کے ساتھ ختم ہو جائے گا۔

a statement that you strongly believe is true

Example: Turkey has denied the UAE peace assertion with Israel.

Synonyms: affirmation, declaration, pronouncement, insistence, avouchment, profession

Antonyms: disavowal, desertion, silence

Misconstrue (verb)  

غلط مطلب لینا، غلط سمجھنا، غلط تعبیر کرنا، غلط مطلب سمجھنا

to interpret something the wrong way

Example: Minister said media had misconstrued his statement.

Synonyms: misinterpret, exaggerate, misunderstand, misread, misperceive

Antonyms: apprehend, penetrate

Patently (adverb)  

واضح طور پر، صاف صاف، سیدھی طرح، بظاہر طور پر، آشکار طور پر

in a way that is clear

Example: Time has showed her allegations were patently incorrect.

Synonyms: conspicuously, remarkably, strikingly, markedly, barefaced, apparently

Antonyms: obfuscated, unclarified, clouded, ambiguous, indistinct, equivocal

Unequivocally (adverb)  

صاف صاف، واضح طور پر، غیر مبہم طور پر

in a way that is total, or expressed very clearly with no doubt

Example: The judge refused to reconsider the decision unequivocally.

Synonyms: certainly, emphatically, undoubtedly, positively, clearly, firmly

Antonyms: questionably, doubtfully


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