IELTS Vocabulary Groups
 IELTS Vocabulary in Sentences
I'm hovering in a makeshift kitchen, watching one of Italy's most eminent marine biologists gleefully playing chef.
a. eminent
famous and respected within a particular sphere or profession
a. gleeful
full of exultant joy; merry; delighted
The same principles of deception and misdirection, albeit on a much smaller scale, are now starting to be used by some organisations to thwart malicious hackers keen to establish a bridgehead on internal networks.
v. thwart
prevent (someone) from accomplishing something
a. malicious
intending or intended to do harm
It's important to have a multilayered, deep defensive posture and not to rely on a single perimeter approach to mitigate risk.
n. posture
a particular way of dealing with or considering something; an approach or attitude
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4000 IELTS Vocabulary

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aspirin: Read
n.
white crystalline compound drug to relieve pain and reduce fever and inflammation

assault: Read
n. Syn. attack; onslaught
attack; onslaught

assembly: Read
n. Syn. gathering; meeting
gathering; meeting; a group of persons gathered together for common reason

assess: Read
v. Syn. estimate; judge
estimate value; judge worth of something

assign: Read
v. Syn. appoint; allot
appoint; allot; make over; point out authoritatively or exactly

assist: Read
v. Syn. help
give help or support to, especially as a subordinate

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absurd  Read
Exercise
more than enough in size or scope or capacity; fairly large
Exercise
about; roughly
Exercise
preposterous; ridiculously incongruous or unreasonable; foolish
Exercise
govern; supervise; give or apply medications
accuse  Read
Exercise
having or showing a just or ready appreciation or perception
Exercise
hereditary nobility; privileged class
Exercise
blame; condemn
Exercise
improper use or handling; misuse
administration  Read
Exercise
personal knowledge or information about someone or something
Exercise
attack; onslaught
Exercise
govern; supervise; give or apply medications
Exercise
management; supervision; people who are in charge for management; activity of government for powers and duties
admit  Read
Exercise
empower; give permission for; sanction
Exercise
word of opposite meaning; counter term
Exercise
permit to enter; receive; provide the right or a means of entrance to
Exercise
of the air or atmosphere; produced by or found in the air; performed in the air
adoption  Read
Exercise
warning serves; alarm; condition of heightened watchfulness or preparation for action
Exercise
by the length; in a line with the length; onward; forward; in company; together
Exercise
preposterous; ridiculously incongruous or unreasonable; foolish
Exercise
act of accepting with approval
affirmative  Read
Exercise
blame; condemn
Exercise
confirmative; ratifying; giving assent or approval; confirming
Exercise
warning serves; alarm; condition of heightened watchfulness or preparation for action
Exercise
state of agreeing; harmony of opinion, statement, action, or character
agreeable  Read
Exercise
ready to consent or submit; acceptable
Exercise
about; roughly
Exercise
word of opposite meaning; counter term
Exercise
likely; exactly suitable; appropriate; quick to learn or understand
agreement  Read
Exercise
permit to enter; receive; provide the right or a means of entrance to
Exercise
climb; mount
Exercise
state of agreeing; harmony of opinion, statement, action, or character
Exercise
gain through experience or effort; gain possession of; locate with tracking system
allergic  Read
Exercise
approach; entry; entrance
Exercise
person or thing that promotes or helps in something done; helper; assistant
Exercise
excessively sensitive; susceptible; having an allergy
Exercise
by the length; in a line with the length; onward; forward; in company; together
amends  Read
Exercise
state of being ambiguous; doubtfulness or uncertainty
Exercise
improper use or handling; misuse
Exercise
suppose; presume; take on; bear
Exercise
compensation for a loss or injury; recompense; reparation
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n.
termination of pregnancy; failure of a plan


Spelling Word: abortion
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a. Syn. complete; certain
perfect in quality or nature; complete; totally unlimited; certain


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n. Syn. management; supervision; executive
management; supervision; people who are in charge for management; activity of government for powers and duties


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n.
act of accepting with approval


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v. Syn. decorate
enhance or decorate with or as if with ornaments


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n.
one who has attained maturity or legal age; fully grown


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v. Syn. further; progress
proceed; move forward; improve; moving forward


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n. Syn. sickness; illness; affliction
sickness; illness; affliction


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n.
any sound or information intended to give notice of approaching danger


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v. Syn. distribute
parcel out in parts or portions; distribute to each individual concerned; assign as a share or lot


Spelling Word: allot