Daily Dawn News Vocabulary with Urdu Meaning | 21 June 2020

The following words were taken from the Dawn newspaper on June 21, 2020:

Dawn Vocabulary with Urdu Meaning | 21 June 2020

Vindicate (verb)

الزام سے آزاد ہونا، جائز ٹہرانا

to free from allegation or blame

Example:  You can vindicate your claim to this property by showing us the original deed.

Synonyms: acquit, prove, justify, exonerate, clear, corroborate

Antonyms: convict, criminate

Mala fide (adjective)

بے ایمانی سے، نا جائز

illegal or dishonest behavior Or taking benefit of the situation in order to gain advantage

Example:  The judge concluded that the company had mala fide in concealing the information.

Synonyms: bad faith, dishonest, doubtful, deceitful, faithless, ambiguous

Antonyms: faithful, honest, ambiguous free, good faith

Burnish (verb)

نکھارنا، چمکانا

enhance or perfect (something such as a reputation or a skill)

Example: The company is currently trying to burnish its socially responsible image.

Synonyms: glance, glaze, polish, shine, luster, dress, smooth

Antonyms: dull, tarnish, corrode

Credential (noun)

کاغذات جو حقیقت کی تصدیق کریں

a qualification, achievement, quality, or aspect of a person’s background, especially when used to indicate their suitability for something

Example: My experience as a chairman is my strongest credential.

Synonyms: deed, certificate, diploma, endorsement, license

Antonyms: refusal, disapproval

Quash (verb)

کالعدم قرار دینا

to say officially that something, especially an earlier official decision, is no longer to be accepted

Example: Biologist were able to quickly quash the outbreak through a new immunization.

Synonyms: suppress, crush, put down, extinguish, overthrow

Antonyms: let go, release, encourage, praise

Arbiter (noun)

فیصلہ کرنے والا، حاکم

a person who settles a dispute or has ultimate authority in a matter

Example: If the two parties can’t peacefully solve their disagreement, then a civil judge will act as an arbiter.

Synonyms: mediator, adjudicator, arbitrator, judge, moderator, umpire

Antonyms: fail, reject, disqualify

Emanate (verb)

خارج ہونا، کسی ماخذ سے باہر آنا

to express a quality or feeling through the way that you look and behave

Example: Happiness seemed to emanate from Mary on her wedding.

Synonyms: originate, radiate, emerge, emit, arise, discharge, expel, evolve, release, give out

Antonyms: keep, conceal, hold

Denouement (noun)

کسی صورتحال کا نتیجہ، انجام داستان

the outcome of a situation, when something is decided or made clear

Example: After being in the jury room for weeks, we were anxious for the denouement of the trial.

Synonyms: end, finale, climax, conclusion, windup, closure, outcome

Antonyms: commencement, beginning, start

Ham-fisted (adjective)

بدسلیقہ، پھوہڑ، بھدا

doing things in an awkward or unskilled way when using the hands or dealing with people

Example: The lost the property case, because of ham-fisted way of their lawyer.

Synonyms: awkward, handless, graceless, crack-handed, maladroit

Antonyms: handed, dexterous

Travail (noun)

ایک ناخوشگوار تجربہ یا صورتحال ، خاص طور پر ایک ایسا کام جس میں بہت محنت اور کوشش شامل ہو۔

an unpleasant experience or situation, especially one that involves a lot of hard work or effort

Example: Hopefully our football team will travail and come back and win the game.

Synonyms: effort, struggle, anguish, stress, agony, excruciation, pain, endeavor

Antonyms: joy, comfort, happiness, entertainment, fun


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