Daily Dawn News Vocabulary with Urdu Meaning | 28 June 2020

The following words were taken from the Dawn newspaper on June 28, 2020:

Dawn Vocabulary with Urdu Meaning | 28 June 2020


تکرار، تو تو میں میں، لڑناجھگڑنا،مباحثہ، منہ ماری

arguments, especially one that continue for a long time

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

Synonyms: argue, dispute, fight, disagree, altercate, argufy, quibble, hassle, squabble, bicker

Antonyms: agree, concur, approve, consent


شدید تر کرنا، بگاڑنا

make something worse or more serious

Example: Hina left the party early so the noise would not aggravate her headache.

Synonyms: annoy, bother, frost, grate, irritate, irk, persecute, provoke, pique

Antonyms: delight, help, happy, prosperous

Trickle (verb)

ٹپکنا، قطرہ قطرہ ہو کر گرنا

to flow in a thin gentle stream

Example: The water was slowed to trickle because of elevation.

Synonyms: drop, drip, crawl, creep, percolate, dribble, run out

Antonyms: pour, surplus, vast, enormous

Jostle (verb)

دھکا دینا، کسی چیز کیلئے جدوجہد کرنا

to compete or struggle for something Or to knock or push roughly against someone to get more space when you are in a crowd of people

Example: The fans will jostle to get an autograph from Arjit Singh.

Synonyms: bump, bulldoze, shave, press, push, scramble, shove, squeeze

Antonyms: leave alone


بھنور، چکر لگانا، گردش کرنا

to move quickly with a twisting or circular movement

Example: One can make water swirl in the glass by spinning it around with a straw.

Synonyms: agitate, churn, stir, whirl, spin around, twirl

Antonyms: straight, without bend

Hammer out(verb)

کسی نتیجے پر پہنچنا

to reach an agreement after a lot of argument

Example: After wrangling for a month, government finally retracted and hammer out to hike fuel prices.

Synonyms: work out, negotiate, work out, work up, agree, consult, mediate, settle

Antonyms: unsettle, confuse, unresolved, ambiguous, vague, unclear

Bizarre (adjective)

بے تکا، بے ڈھنگا، عجیب

very strange and odd

Example: On wearing a wedding dress after ten year’s gap, she felt a bizarre look.

Synonyms: strange, awkward, peculiar, odd, foolish, insane, nonsensical, ridiculous

Antonyms: realistic, common, normal, reasonable, ordinary, sensible


بھر جانا، ڈوب جانا

overwhelm with things or people

Example: The natural force of the hurricane will soon inundate the province with water.

Synonyms: drown, engulf, overwhelm, swamp, submerse

Antonyms: underwhelm, float

Convalescent (noun)

روبصحت، افاقہ یاب

person who is recovering after medical treatment

Example: Dr. Tahir Shamsi suggested the idea of convalescent plasma for the treatment of COVID-19 patients.

Synonyms: recapturing, improving, snap back

Antonyms: worsening, weak, illness

Desperation (noun)


a state of hopelessness

Example: In a desperation, she jumped out of her room window to escape the fire.

Synonyms: despair, despondency, anxiety, discomfort, gloom, grim, melancholy, pain, grief, dolefulness, sorrow, unhappiness, forlornness

Antonyms: happiness, eagerness, joyfulness, comfort, pleasure, hopefulness


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