Travest

Meaning: بگڑی ہوئی صورت ۔ بگاڑی ہوئی صورت – تَمَسخرانہ رُوپ ۔ بہرُوپ ۔ نَقَل ۔ کوئی ادَب پارہ ۔ فَن پارہ

Explanation: (Noun)- A false, absurd, or distorted representation of something.

Example: The absurdly lenient sentence is a travesty of justice.

Synonyms: Burlesque, Distortion, Exaggeration, Farce.

Antonyms: Seriousness, Solemnity.

[Dawn Vocabulary: 07-12-2021]

Fanaticism

Meaning: جذبہ ، مذہبی جنون ، تعصّب ، مذہبی جوش ، کٹّر پن – خبط جنون ۔ اشتعال ۔ غضبناکی ۔ انتشار دماغی

Explanation: (Noun)-The quality of being fanatical.

Example: The dangers of religious fanaticism.

Synonyms: Bigotry, Extremism, Hatred, Intolerance.

Antonyms: Apathy, Calmness, Dislike.

[Dawn Vocabulary: 05-12-2021]

Platitude

Meaning: بے لُطف کلام ۔ بے معنی بات ۔ ہلکا پَن – فرسودہ سچ ۔ فرسودہ صداقت

Explanation: (Noun)- A remark or statement, especially one with a moral content, that has been used too often to be interesting or thoughtful.

Example: He masks his disdain for her with platitudes about how she should believe in herself more.

Synonyms: Banality, Bromide, Buzzword, Chestnut.

Antonyms: Coinage, Nuance.

[Dawn Vocabulary: 03-12-2021]

Browbeat

Meaning: جھڑکنا ۔ گھر کنا ۔ آنکھوں آنکھوں میں ڈانٹنا ۔ رعب ڈالنا ۔ ڈرانا ۔ دھمکانا

Explanation: (Verb)- Intimidate (someone), typically into doing something, with stern or abusive words.

Example: A witness is being browbeaten under cross-examination.

Synonyms: Badger, Bully, Coerce, Harass, Hector.

Antonyms: Aid, Assist, Help.

[Dawn Vocabulary: 02-12-2021]