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4000 IELTS Academic Word List (1)

IELTS academic test is a widely accepted examine in English countries. Its score is one of keys for university or college admission, especially for applying top universities or scholarships. You have to work hard to prepare this test, and spend much time to build IELTS academic vocabulary. This word list is for the job.

Among all English tests vocabulary level is an important factor to evaluate language skill; IELTS has no exception. Supposed that the test date is booked and in near future, test takers usually try to learn something that are high probably useful on IELTS test papers. Pick up a random dictionary to prepare IELTS vocabulary isn't a good idea. You need choose IELTS vocabulary, or say IELTS academic vocabulary, to concentrate your effort on words related to IELTS .

IELTS vocabulary doesn't have an official definition. Every word has own frequency in specified circumstance. IELTS test has own convention to select materials. Words that meet with the convention are generally called IELTS vocabulary. If this vocabulary focuses on academic reading test, it's called IELTS academic vocabulary, which is the toughest one in all sorts of IELTS vocabularies.

IELTS academic word list isn't an accurate or exact word set. Searching on Internet you can see a dozen of word lists called as IELTS academic vocabularies. Students with separate levels or situations may choose differently. Some choose a short list because time matters; others prefer to learn difficult and large vocabulary in order to pursuit high score.

Here we present a serious resource, the largest IELTS word list in the website. The total 4000+ words reflect the essential vocabulary level of IELTS academic test. If you are serious for your future test and university admission, you should consider the list. It's long but deserves to spend time. Besides, we remind you this list is based on IELTS general vocabulary. As academic test takers, IELTS general vocabulary is the foundation of your test, you shouldn't ignore it.


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ardent: Read
a. Syn. intense; passionate; zealous
displaying or by strong enthusiasm or devotion; passionate

area: Read
n.
plane surface, as of the floor of a room; open space in a building; the enclosed space; extent; scope; range

argue: Read
v.
invent and offer reasons to support or overthrow a proposition, opinion, or measure; debate

aristocracy: Read
n.
hereditary nobility; privileged class

arithmetic: Read
n.
theory of numerical calculations

arms: Read
n. Syn. weapon
weapons considered collectively; official symbols of a family

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adolescence  Read
Exercise
word of opposite meaning; counter term
Exercise
study; investigation; process of breaking down a substance into its constituent parts
Exercise
state of growing up from childhood to manhood or womanhood; transitional period between youth and maturity
Exercise
take vengeance for something, or on behalf of someone
advanced  Read
Exercise
study; investigation; process of breaking down a substance into its constituent parts
Exercise
improved; highly developed or complex; ahead of the times; progressive
Exercise
recognition; taste; judgment or opinion, especially a favorable one
Exercise
state of growing up from childhood to manhood or womanhood; transitional period between youth and maturity
allergy  Read
Exercise
take vengeance for something, or on behalf of someone
Exercise
hyper sensitivity reaction; abnormally high sensitivity to certain substances
Exercise
improved; highly developed or complex; ahead of the times; progressive
Exercise
state of growing up from childhood to manhood or womanhood; transitional period between youth and maturity
ambiguous  Read
Exercise
unclear or doubtful in meaning
Exercise
of analysis; resolving into elements or parts
Exercise
ready to consent or submit; acceptable
Exercise
giving up completely; freedom from constraint
analysis  Read
Exercise
study; investigation; process of breaking down a substance into its constituent parts
Exercise
having or showing a just or ready appreciation or perception
Exercise
task given to students; job; distribution; appointment
Exercise
cause to move with violence or sudden force; upset; disturb
analytical  Read
Exercise
be present at; go to; take care of; tend
Exercise
of analysis; resolving into elements or parts
Exercise
authorized messenger or representative
Exercise
ratify; consider right or good; think or speak favorably of
analyze  Read
Exercise
ratify; consider right or good; think or speak favorably of
Exercise
word of opposite meaning; counter term
Exercise
diagnose; examine
Exercise
improved; highly developed or complex; ahead of the times; progressive
annoy  Read
Exercise
disturb, especially by minor irritations; irritate
Exercise
fondness; tender feeling toward another; fondness
Exercise
authorized messenger or representative
Exercise
hyper sensitivity reaction; abnormally high sensitivity to certain substances
annually  Read
Exercise
distinct feature or element in a problem; a way in which something can be viewed by the mind
Exercise
state of growing up from childhood to manhood or womanhood; transitional period between youth and maturity
Exercise
yearly; each year; returning every year; year by year
Exercise
made by humans; produced rather than natural.
antonym  Read
Exercise
word of opposite meaning; counter term
Exercise
plentiful; possessing riches or resources
Exercise
ready to consent or submit; acceptable
Exercise
beginner, former, or first mover of anything; creator; originator; one who composes or writes book or composer
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n. Syn. capacity; skill
capacity; skill


Spelling Word: ability
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n.
termination of pregnancy; failure of a plan


Spelling Word: abortion
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a. Syn. unsuccessful; fruitless
unsuccessful; failing to accomplish an intended objective; fruitless


Spelling Word: abortive
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a. Syn. unexpected; unforeseen
unexpected; unforeseen


Spelling Word: accidental
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ad. Syn. inadvertently
inadvertently; by chance; casually; fortuitously; not essentially or intrinsically


Spelling Word: accidentally
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ad.
from side to side; crosswise, or in a direction opposed to the length


Spelling Word: across
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v. Syn. urge; support
speak, plead, or argue in favour of; plead for; push for something


Spelling Word: advocate
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n.
several things grouped together or considered as a whole


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


Spelling Word: amuse
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n. Syn. similarity; parallelism
similarity in some respects; comparison based on similarity


Spelling Word: analogy