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100 IELTS Writing Words

IELTS writing test has special requirement for vocabulary building. To get better mark, you need to prepare some words that seem difficult, unusual, and meaningful. It is called IELTS writing vocabulary. For most of words, you just need to know them in reading test. But the situation isn’t different for IELTS writing words: you must spell them in right way. This is why you should prepare writing vocabulary exclusively. These100 words are the must-have set; and you can add own favorite ones continually. Insist on preparing and practicing until IELTS test, you will be able to impress your examiner if you use some significant or rare words in writing test with right spell and correct context. Want to get a high mark in writing test? Start to work for IELTS writing vocabulary right now.


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inhibit: restrain; prevent or forbid; hold back

innate: possessed at birth; inborn

insatiable: not easily satisfied; impossible to satiate or satisfy; greedy

insular: of isolated people, especially having a narrow viewpoint

intrepid: fearless; indicating or springing from courage

inveterate: deep-rooted; firmly and long established; habitual

jubilant: happy; merry; joyful and proud especially because of triumph or success

knell: the solemn sound of a bell, often indicating a death

lithe: flexible; moving and bending with ease

lurid: causing shock or horror; gruesome

maverick: one that refuses to abide or be independent; an unbranded range animal

maxim: proverb; formulation of fundamental principle or general truth

meticulous: excessively careful; marked by extreme care in treatment of details

modicum: limited quantity; small or moderate amount; any small thing

morose: ill humored; sullen; depressingly dark; gloomy; persistent

myriad: of very large or indefinite number; of ten thousand

nadir: lowest point; point on sphere opposites zenith diametrically

nominal: in name only; insignificantly small

novice: beginner; person new to a field or activity

nuance: subtle or slight degree of difference

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 IELTS Writing Words - QuizMore Quizzes Show Quiz 
arcane  Read
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astonished; appalled, amazed, or stunned
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assiduous; industrious; hard-working
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notoriety, extreme ill repute
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secret; mysterious; known only to the initiated
callous  Read
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good-natured and likable; lovable; warmly friendly
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ridicule; make fun of; laugh at with contempt
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emotionally hardened; unfeeling
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gift for finding valuable or desirable things by accident; accidental good fortune or luck
clandestine  Read
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secret; conducted with or marked by hidden aims or methods
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build; put together out of components or parts
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work or performance that imitates another work or performance with ridicule or irony; make fun of
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assiduous; industrious; hard-working
connive  Read
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praise highly; glorify; celebrate
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to plot, scheme
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lacking in insight or discernment; stupid
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not easily satisfied; impossible to satiate or satisfy; greedy
deferential  Read
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emotionally hardened; unfeeling
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disposed to fight; belligerent; aggressively hostile
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given freely; unwarranted; granted without recompense; unearned
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showing deference; respectful and considerate
deride  Read
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limited quantity; small or moderate amount; any small thing
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ridicule; make fun of; laugh at with contempt
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astonished; appalled, amazed, or stunned
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beginner; person new to a field or activity
embezzle  Read
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disposed to fight; belligerent; aggressively hostile
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appropriate fraudulently to one's own use, as property entrusted to one's care; apply to one's private uses by a breach of trust
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the solemn sound of a bell, often indicating a death
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secret; mysterious; known only to the initiated
enmity  Read
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ill will; hatred; quality or state of being hostile
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modest and reserved in manner or behavior
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remedy for all diseases, evils, or difficulties; a cure-all
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good-natured and likable; lovable; warmly friendly
feral  Read
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not domestic; wild; existing in wild or untamed state
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good-natured and likable; lovable; warmly friendly
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one that refuses to abide or be independent; an unbranded range animal
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secret; mysterious; known only to the initiated
flabbergasted  Read
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one that refuses to abide or be independent; an unbranded range animal
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astonished; appalled, amazed, or stunned
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excessively careful; marked by extreme care in treatment of details
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proverb; formulation of fundamental principle or general truth
 IELTS Writing Words - SpellMore Exercises Show Exercise 
Read [Esc] something that differs from the norm


Spelling Word: aberration
Read [Esc] assent; agree without protesting


Spelling Word: acquiesce
Read [Esc] bring peace, quiet, or calm to; satisfy or relieve


Spelling Word: appease
Read [Esc] having loud, usually harsh, resonant sound; shameless


Spelling Word: brazen
Read [Esc] a person entrusted with secrets


Spelling Word: confidant
Read [Esc] increasing by successive addition


Spelling Word: cumulative
Read [Esc] appropriate fraudulently to one's own use, as property entrusted to one's care; apply to one's private uses by a breach of trust


Spelling Word: embezzle
Read [Esc] penetrating, clear, and sharp, as in operation or expression


Spelling Word: incisive
Read [Esc] lazy; slow to heal, grow, or develop; inactive


Spelling Word: indolent
Read [Esc] the solemn sound of a bell, often indicating a death


Spelling Word: knell