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3600 IELTS Vocabulary (1)

This is a proven word list for IELTS academic test takers. The 3600 IELTS vocabulary is from Pacific Lava's English Vocabulary Builder, a very popular program with 10K users. The list assumes that students already have at least 3000 generic words and is designed for test takers to study and review just two or one month before test day. To skim all words and skip known ones in groups quickly, each word is less than 2 definitions. We understand definitions are a part of vocabulary, and in general a word usually has multiple definitions. For the nature of preparing IELTS, the first two important definitions are selected here. All definitions are powered by great English dictionary website Wordnik.


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aesthetic: Read
a. concerning or characterized by an appreciation of beauty or good taste
a. relating to or dealing with the subject of aesthetics


affect: Read
v. connect closely and often incriminatingly
v. have an effect upon


affection: Read
n. a positive feeling of liking

affiliate: Read
n. a subordinate or subsidiary associate; a person who is affiliated with another or with an organization
v. keep company with; hang out with


affirm: Read
v. to declare or affirm solemnly and formally as true
v. establish or strengthen as with new evidence or facts


affix: Read
v. attach to
n. a linguistic element added to a word to produce an inflected or derived form


afflict: Read
v. cause great unhappiness for; distress
v. cause physical pain or suffering in


afford: Read
v. be able to spare or give up
v. be the cause or source of


agency: Read
n. the state of serving as an official and authorized delegate or agent
n. how a result is obtained or an end is achieved


agenda: Read
n. a temporally organized plan for matters to be attended to
n. a list of matters to be taken up (as at a meeting)


aggregate: Read
v. amount in the aggregate to
v. gather in a mass, sum, or whole


aggressive: Read
a. having or showing determination and energetic pursuit of your ends
a. characteristic of an enemy or one eager to fight


agitation: Read
n. disturbance usually in protest
n. a state of agitation or turbulent change or development


agony: Read
n. intense feelings of suffering; acute mental or physical pain
n. a state of acute pain


agreeable: Read
a. in keeping
a. conforming to your own liking or feelings or nature


agreement: Read
n. the statement (oral or written) of an exchange of promises
n. compatibility of observations


aid: Read
n. money to support a worthy person or cause
v. give help or assistance; be of service


aid: Read
n. money to support a worthy person or cause
v. give help or assistance; be of service


air: Read
v. expose to cool or cold air so as to cool or freshen
v. broadcast over the airwaves, as in radio or television


airing: Read
n. a short excursion (a walk or ride) in the open air
n. the act of supplying fresh air and getting rid of foul air


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 3600 IELTS Vocabulary - QuizMore Quizzes Show Quiz 
accord  Read
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v. assure somebody of the truth of something with the intention of giving the listener confidence
v. make certain of
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n. a written agreement between two states or sovereigns
n. sympathetic compatibility
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a. being or denoting a numerical quantity but not order
n. the number of elements in a mathematical set; denotes a quantity but not the order
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n. a relatively permanent inclination to react in a particular way
n. grass for pastures and lawns especially bowling and putting greens
acquaint  Read
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n. a will to succeed
n. a cherished desire
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v. warn strongly; put on guard
n. judiciousness in avoiding harm or danger
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v. cause to come to know personally
v. inform
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n. a flask for carrying water; used by soldiers or travelers
n. sells food and personal items to personnel at an institution or school or camp etc.
advocate  Read
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v. oppose, as in hostility or a competition
v. present somebody with something, usually to accuse or criticize
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n. any collection in its entirety
v. form into a bunch
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v. push for something
v. speak, plead, or argue in favor of
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v. expel, as if by official decree
n. a portable .30 caliber automatic rifle operated by gas pressure and fed by cartridges from a magazine; used by United States troops in World War I and in World War II and in the Korean War
amend  Read
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n. an arena consisting of an oval or circular area enclosed by tiers of seats and usually covered by a tent
n. a genus of haws comprising the harriers
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v. to make better
v. set straight or right
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n. a relatively permanent inclination to react in a particular way
n. grass for pastures and lawns especially bowling and putting greens
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a. very opposed in nature or character or purpose
a. resistant to guidance or discipline
ascertain  Read
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v. find out, learn, or determine with certainty, usually by making an inquiry or other effort
v. establish after a calculation, investigation, experiment, survey, or study
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n. either of two punctuation marks ({ or }) used to enclose textual material
n. a carpenter's tool having a crank handle for turning and a socket to hold a bit for boring
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n. a will to succeed
n. a cherished desire
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n. the central area of an ancient Roman amphitheater where contests and spectacles were held; especially an area that was strewn with sand
n. a playing field where sports events take place
aspiration  Read
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n. a will to succeed
n. a cherished desire
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n. a journey or route all the way around a particular place or area
n. an established itinerary of venues or events that a particular group of people travel to
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n. something curved in shape
v. form an arch or curve
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v. burn brightly and intensely
v. indicate by marking trees with blazes
bent  Read
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v. push for something
v. speak, plead, or argue in favor of
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n. someone who imputes guilt or blame
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n. a complex mental state involving beliefs and feelings and values and dispositions to act in certain ways
n. the arrangement of the body and its limbs
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n. a relatively permanent inclination to react in a particular way
n. grass for pastures and lawns especially bowling and putting greens
blaze  Read
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v. find out, learn, or determine with certainty, usually by making an inquiry or other effort
v. establish after a calculation, investigation, experiment, survey, or study
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v. burn brightly and intensely
v. indicate by marking trees with blazes
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v. get off the ground
v. set in motion, cause to start
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n. an arena consisting of an oval or circular area enclosed by tiers of seats and usually covered by a tent
n. a genus of haws comprising the harriers
brace  Read
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v. to make better
v. set straight or right
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n. either of two punctuation marks ({ or }) used to enclose textual material
n. a carpenter's tool having a crank handle for turning and a socket to hold a bit for boring
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n. a written agreement between two states or sovereigns
n. sympathetic compatibility
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v. warn strongly; put on guard
n. judiciousness in avoiding harm or danger
cabinet  Read
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v. give a benediction to
v. render holy by means of religious rites
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n. the activity of communicating; the activity of conveying information
n. something that is communicated by or to or between people or groups
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v. get off the ground
v. set in motion, cause to start
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n. housing for electronic instruments, as radio or television
n. a storage compartment for clothes and valuables; usually it has a lock
 3600 IELTS Vocabulary - SpellMore Exercises Show Exercise 
Read [Esc] v. do away with


Spelling Word: abolish
Read [Esc] v. have an argument about something
v. give evidence of


Spelling Word: argue
Read [Esc] n. the area of a theater or concert hall where the audience sits


Spelling Word: auditorium
Read [Esc] a. not counterfeit or copied
a. conforming to fact and therefore worthy of belief


Spelling Word: authentic
Read [Esc] n. a motor vehicle with four wheels; usually propelled by an internal combustion engine
v. travel in an automobile


Spelling Word: automobile
Read [Esc] v. develop or come to a promising stage
n. the period of greatest prosperity or productivity


Spelling Word: blossom
Read [Esc] v. show off
v. wear or display in an ostentatious or proud manner


Spelling Word: boast
Read [Esc] n. diurnal insect typically having a slender body with knobbed antennae and broad colorful wings
v. talk or behave amorously, without serious intentions


Spelling Word: butterfly
Read [Esc] n. a flask for carrying water; used by soldiers or travelers
n. sells food and personal items to personnel at an institution or school or camp etc.


Spelling Word: canteen
Read [Esc] n. the maximum production possible
n. the susceptibility of something to a particular treatment


Spelling Word: capacity