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
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
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
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
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
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
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