Daily Dawn News Vocabulary with Urdu Meaning | 6 July 2020

Dawn Vocabulary 6 July 2020 | The following words were taken from the Dawn newspaper on July 6, 2020:

Dawn Vocabulary 6 July 2020 | Urdu Meaning & Sentence Examples

Fledgling (adjective)  

نیا آنے والا، نا تجربہ کار، اناڑی، نا پختہ

new and without experience

Example: The fledgling driver just got its license a few months ago.

Synonyms: beginner, freshman, newcomer, abecedarian, rookie, apprentice, virgin, novitiate

Antonyms: veteran, old hand

Scenic (adjective)  

خوش منظر، قدرتی منظر سے متعلق، قابل نظارہ، دل کش، قابل دید مناظر

describing a view of nature that is beautiful or impressive

Example: Malaysian tourism industry is inexplicable because of its scenic landscapes and ideal geography.

Synonyms: beautiful, dramatic, panoramic

Antonyms: ordinary, simple, normal, usual

Nail in the Coffin (idiom)  

ایسا عمل جو کسی چیز کے اختتام یا ناکامی کا سبب بنتا ہے، ایک عمل یا واقعہ(وغیرہ) جو کسی چیز کی نا کامی یا بندش کا باعث بن سکتا ہے۔

an event that causes the failure of something that had already started to fail

Example: The witness testimony was the final nail in the coffin for the defendant’s case.

Synonyms: failure, breakdown, misstep, decline, defeat, abortion, decay, deterioration, collapse

Antonyms: improvement, success, accomplishment, betterment, rise, triumph

Put the Cart Before the Horse (idiom)  

صحیح طریقے سے کام سر انجام نہ دینا

to do things in the wrong order

Example: Hina is putting the cart before the horse by leaving her permanent job before getting new one.

Synonyms: goof, error, blunder, inaccuracy, fault, mistake, indiscretion, blooper, gaffe, lapse

Antonyms: correctness, accuracy, perfection

Bigotry (noun)  

ہٹ دھرمی، تعصب

stubborn and complete intolerance of any creed, belief, or opinion that differs from one’s own

Example: After the advent of Islam, the chapter of bigotry was closed forever and ever.

Synonyms: discrimination, prejudice, intolerance, racism, illiberalism, sexism, unfairness, small mindedness, dogmatism, sectarianism, narrow mindedness

Antonyms: broad mindedness, fairness

Cleric (noun)  

مذہبی پیشوا، پادری

a religious leader

Example: Some western clerics think that irrevocable loss has been done after giving robust freedom to a woman.

Synonyms: clergyman, ecclesiastic, priest, preacher, chaplain, reverend, deacon

Antonyms: secular, layperson

Indictment (noun)  

کسی شخص کے خلاف با ضابطہ الزام، چالان،  کسی شخص کے خلاف الزام

A sign that policy, society or system etc. is wrong Or a formal statement of accusing someone

Example: The charges on the indictment include theft, dacoity and attempted murder.

Synonyms: citation, allegation, accusation, summons, prosecution, compliant, count

Antonyms: praise, exoneration, acquittal

Pervasive (adjective)  

سرایت کرنے والا، نفوذ پذیر، اثر پذیر، پھیلنے والا، جذب ہونے والا، گھسنے والا

capable of affecting or influencing everything

Example: UNO is pervasive in nature in comparison to League of Nations.

Synonyms: prevalent, ubiquitous, inescapable, prevailing, universal, extensive, rampant, popular

Antonyms: uncommon, rare, scarce, limited

Facet (noun)  

پہلو، جانب، رخ، کسی پہلو دار چیز کا پہلو

a side or aspect of something

Example: During the litigation, the defendant’s lawyer explored every facet of the case.

Synonyms: surface, angle, aspect, side

Antonyms: rear, bottom, back, behind

Dismantle (verb)  

پاش پاش کر دینا، اکھاڑنا، الگ الگ کر دینا، گرانا، پھاڑنا، تار تار کرنا، حفاظت سے محروم کرنا، ننگا کرنا، محروم کرنا، بے لباس کرنا

to take something apart or pull to pieces

Example: The OIC was established in 1969 in the wake of the dismantling of Masjid-i-Al-Aqsa.

Synonyms: demolish, strike, wreak, decay, dismember, destroy, dismount, disassemble, breakup, undo, demount, take down, strike

Antonyms: concoct, assemble, construct


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