Daily Dawn News Vocabulary with Urdu Meaning | 19 July 2020

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

Dawn Vocabulary 19 July 2020 | Urdu Meaning & Sentence Examples

Outwardly (adverb)  

ظاہری طور پر، بظاہر، بیرونی طور پر

in a way that relates to how people, situations, or things seems to be, rather than how they are inside

Example: Outwardly, polio virus has been completely eradicated but it has not been eradicated in two South Asian countries.

Synonyms: ostensibly, apparently, superficially, seemingly

Antonyms: inwardly, inside, privately

Anomaly (noun)  

خلاف قاعدگی، بے قاعدگی

something unusual or unexpected

Example: The Railway minister took the immediate action of train’s anomaly.

Synonyms: oddity, inconsistency, aberration, rarity, deviation, exception

Antonyms: regularity, normality, standard, conformity, usualness

Drastic (adjective)  

انتہائی، شدید، مضبوط، قوی، سخت، قوت اور شدت سے کام لیتے ہوئے

(especially of actions) severe and sudden or having very noticeable effects

Example: The flood situation in Karachi calls for drastic measures.

Synonyms: forceful, radical, harsh

Antonyms: calm, easy, mild

Urgency (noun)  

فوری ضرورت، نہایت ضروری ہونا

a state requiring quick action

Example: The urgency of the situation required an ambulance to be called right away.

Synonyms: seriousness, importance, emphasis, influence, priority, usefulness

Antonyms: delaying

Shudder (verb)  

لرزش، کانپنا، کپکپی، کانپ اٹھنا، تھر تھری

to shake suddenly with very small movements because of a very unpleasant thought or feeling

Example: One shudders to think what the situation would be in case of sustained heavy rainfall.

Synonyms: shiver, tremble, gyrate, convulse, jounce, vibrate, wobble, quiver

Antonyms: steady, calm, serene


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