Daily Dawn News Vocabulary with Urdu Meaning | 18 June 2020

The following words were taken from the Dawn newspaper on June 18, 2020:

Dawn Vocabulary with Urdu Meaning | 18 June 2020

Intrude (verb)  

بلا اجازت کسی جگہ داخل ہونا ، بیچ میں گھسنا

put oneself deliberately into a place or situation where one is unwelcome or uninvited

Or to cause a disruption in discussion

Example: The RAW began to intrude upon the conversations of private citizens in an effort to find out who was spying for China.

Synonyms: Infringe, invade, breach, trespass, meddle, interfere, encroach

Antonyms: avoid, neglect

Confrontation (noun)

آمنا سامنا، مقابلہ، جھگڑا، محازآرائی

a hostile or argumentative situation or meeting between opposing parties

Or an earnest effort for superiority or victory over another

Example: After a period of confrontation, we are entering an era of negotiation.

Synonyms: contest, competition, crisis, clash, collision, strife, battle, fight, dispute, quarrel

Antonyms: harmony, agreement, peace

Discord (noun)

اختلاف رائے، نا اتفاقی

Disagreement between people, a lack of agreement or harmony

Example: The greatest good of a State is unity; the greatest evil, discord and distraction.

Synonyms: disharmony, conflict, disaccord

Antonyms: accord, agreement, cooperation

Provocation (noun)

طیش، اشتعال پھیلانے والی حرکت

action or speech that makes someone angry, especially deliberately

Example: I walked away from a potential fight despite my enemy’s provocation.

Synonyms: incitement, instigation, inducement, stimulation

Antonyms: disincentive, counterincentive, hindrance, discouragement

Salvo (noun)

توپوں یا بندوقوں کو ایک ساتھ داغنے کا عمل

A sudden, vigorous, or aggressive act or series of acts

Example: We watched the soldiers practice their salvo salute.

Synonyms:  bombardment, gunfire, drumfire, storm, overabundance

Antonyms: dribble, drip, trickle, drizzle

Delusion (noun)

غلط عقیدہ، فریب، دھوکا

belief in something that is not true

Example: Though he is popular, my classmate is under the delusion that everyone likes him.

Synonyms: misconception, misbelief, fantasy

Antonyms: reality, fact, truth, good belief

Jingoistic (adjective)

جنونی وطن پرست

related to the belief that your own country is always best

Example: They felt a jingoistic pride as they strolled through the city.

Synonyms: loyal, patriotic, nationalistic

Antonyms: antisocial, nonparticipating

Ignominious (adjective)

شرمناک، رسوائی، ذلت آمیز

deserving or causing public disgrace or shame

Example: But his methods of filling his purse were often unconstitutional and sometimes ignominious.

Synonyms: disgraceful, humiliating, degrading, shameful, disgraceful, dishonorable, embarrassing,

Antonyms:  honorable, reputable, respectable

Squabble (noun)

چھوٹی باتوں پر جھگڑنا، تلخ کلامی

a noisy quarrel about something trivial

Example:   Kids will squabble over the most ridiculous things.

Synonyms: argument, difference of opinion, dispute, quarrel, controversy, battle, disagreement, misunderstanding

Antonyms: harmony, agreement, accord, peace

Unbridled (adjective)

بے لگام،  جس پر قابو نہ پایا جا سکے

showing no signs of being under control

Example:   Black markets usually run unbridled, with no government control or laws that protect buyers.

Synonyms: unbounded, uncontrolled, unchecked, unrestrained, unhindered

Antonyms: moderate, temperate, controlled, constrained


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