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4000 IELTS Academic Word List (1)

IELTS academic test is a widely accepted examine to apply universities and colleges in English countries. Its mark is extremely important for university admission, especially for top universities. To shoot a high mark, you have to work hard to prepare the exam, and spend much of time to build IELTS academic vocabulary. Vocabulary level is a key factor to evaluate language level in all English tests, IELTS has no exception. But for test takers, because the test date is booked very soon, they are always trying to study something that are high probably useful in the test. It means pick up a dictionary to prepare IELTS is definitely a bad idea. Every word has own frequency in certain circumstance. IELTS test, especially academic reading test, also has convention to select materials. Words that meet with the convention are called IELTS academic words. Of course, IELTS academic word list isn’t unique. Search on Internet you can see a dozen of them. Students with separate levels may choose a list to fit own situation. This list is the largest one in the website, and is serious resource for IELTS test takers. The total 4000+ words reflect the essential vocabulary level of IELTS academic test. If you are serious for your future test, you should work on this list. It’s long but deserves to spend time. Besides, we remind you this list is based on general word list. For IELTS academic test takers, you need general words as fundament.


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ample: Read
a. Syn. abundant
more than enough in size or scope or capacity; fairly large

amplification: Read
n.
addition of extra material or illustration or clarifying detail

amplify: Read
v. Syn. intensify; increase
broaden or clarify by expanding; intensify; make larger or more powerful; increase

amuse: Read
v. Syn. absorb; distract; bewilder
occupy in an agreeable, pleasing, or entertaining fashion; cause laughter or be funny; delude or deceive

analogy: Read
n. Syn. similarity; parallelism
similarity in some respects; comparison based on similarity

analysis: Read
n. Syn. study; investigation
study; investigation; process of breaking down a substance into its constituent parts

analytical: Read
a.
of analysis; resolving into elements or parts

analyze: Read
v. Syn. diagnose; examine; analyze
diagnose; examine

ancestor: Read
n. Syn. forefather; forebear
forefather; forebear; forerunner or predecessor

anchor: Read
v. Syn. fasten
secure or fasten firmly; be fixed in place; narrate or coordinate

anecdote: Read
n. Syn. episode; story
short account of amusing or interesting event; short narrative; secret story of history or biography

angular: Read
a.
sharp-cornered; consisting of an angle or angles; stiff in manner

animate: Read
a.
endowed with life; alive; living; animated

animation: Read
n.
act of animating, or giving life or spirit; state of being animate or alive.

ankle: Read
n.
joint which connects the foot with the leg; tarsus

annex: Read
v. Syn. attach
append or attach; take possession of; incorporate into an existing political unit

anniversary: Read
a.
annual; yearly; annual return of the day on which any notable event took place

announce: Read
v. Syn. herald; proclaim
herald; give out; proclaim; make known publicly

announcement: Read
n.
formal public statement; act of making known publicly

announcer: Read
n.
one who proclaims a message publicly

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abide  Read
Exercise
gain with effort; accomplish; fulfill
Exercise
act of putting a person into a non-elective position; arrangement
Exercise
helper; person who assists or helps someone else
Exercise
endure; put up with; bear; tolerate
accomplishment  Read
Exercise
achievement; fulfillment
Exercise
inform about; cause to come to know personally; make familiar
Exercise
fondness; tender feeling toward another; fondness
Exercise
parcel out in parts or portions; distribute to each individual concerned; assign as a share or lot
achieve  Read
Exercise
gain with effort; accomplish; fulfill
Exercise
instinctive physical desire, especially one for food or drink
Exercise
fondness; tender feeling toward another; fondness
Exercise
inform about; cause to come to know personally; make familiar
adjustment  Read
Exercise
take vengeance for something, or on behalf of someone
Exercise
parcel out in parts or portions; distribute to each individual concerned; assign as a share or lot
Exercise
making or becoming suitable; adjusting to circumstances
Exercise
forefather; forebear; forerunner or predecessor
administrative  Read
Exercise
of or relating to or responsible for administration
Exercise
attractive; charming
Exercise
gain with effort; accomplish; fulfill
Exercise
randomly chosen; determined by chance or impulse, and not by reason or principle
adversity  Read
Exercise
made sure; exhibiting confidence or authority; indubitable
Exercise
by the length; in a line with the length; onward; forward; in company; together
Exercise
act of putting a person into a non-elective position; arrangement
Exercise
state of misfortune, hardship, or affliction; misfortune
analogy  Read
Exercise
similarity in some respects; comparison based on similarity
Exercise
state of misfortune, hardship, or affliction; misfortune
Exercise
take vengeance for something, or on behalf of someone
Exercise
pay; provide; have the financial means for; bear the cost of
analysis  Read
Exercise
knowing; having knowledge or cognizance
Exercise
something expected; pleasurable expectation; wishing with confidence
Exercise
study; investigation; process of breaking down a substance into its constituent parts
Exercise
randomly chosen; determined by chance or impulse, and not by reason or principle
anticipation  Read
Exercise
gain with effort; accomplish; fulfill
Exercise
great or plentiful amount; fullness to overflowing
Exercise
something expected; pleasurable expectation; wishing with confidence
Exercise
one who proclaims a message publicly
appetite  Read
Exercise
knowing; having knowledge or cognizance
Exercise
instinctive physical desire, especially one for food or drink
Exercise
by the length; in a line with the length; onward; forward; in company; together
Exercise
take vengeance for something, or on behalf of someone
 IELTS Academic Word List - SpellMore Exercises Show Exercise 
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n.
shortening something by omitting parts of it


Spelling Word: abbreviation
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n. Syn. suspension
suspended action; temporary cessation or suspension


Spelling Word: abeyance
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a. Syn. scholarly; collegiate; theoretical
related to school; not practical or directly useful; relating to scholarly organization; based on formal education


Spelling Word: academic
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n.
faster rate of improvement; rate of change of velocity with respect to time


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n.
one who maintains and audits business accounts


Spelling Word: accountant
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ad. Syn. truly; really
truly; really; in fact


Spelling Word: actually
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a. Syn. sufficient; enough
sufficient; enough to meet a purpose


Spelling Word: adequate
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n. Syn. admittance; entrance; access
act or practice of admitting; power or permission to enter


Spelling Word: admission
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v. Syn. notify
give notice to; inform or apprise; make known; give public notice of


Spelling Word: advertise
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v. Syn. stun; astonish; shock
astonish; affect with wonder


Spelling Word: amaze