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1000 MELAB Writing Words is prepared for students who are hard working to get a high mark in MELAB writing test. As you may know, writing test has higher requirement than reading. In reading test, you just need to know or understand a word; the size of reading vocabulary may be larger, but you don’t need to use them or to spell them. In writing test, the requirement is totally different: you have to spell the word right and quick. Only know a word doesn’t help in writing test. This is the reason we collect about 1000 must-have MELAB writing words that are fundamental but useful in writing test. Learning these words and using them in writing with right way will definitely increase your writing test mark. Although this is a short 1000 words list, it can play a critical part in MELAB writing test. As bonus, we attached example sentences for each word. By studying these examples, you will get hints of how to use these words in right and decent way. It’s a great asset to enhance your writing level.


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correspondence: Read
similarity or analogy; communication by the exchange of letters
E.g. For a long time he had been in correspondence with the chief banks in Shanghai and Macao.

cosmic: Read
pertaining to the universe; vast
E.g. Cosmic rays derive their name from the fact that they bombard the earth's atmosphere from outer space.

cosmopolitan: Read
sophisticated; of worldwide scope
E.g. Her years in the capitol had transformed her into a cosmopolitan young woman highly aware of international affairs.

counterbalance: Read
act as force or influence that balances, checks or limits an opposite one
E.g. It is commonplace in America to counterbalance a Democratic president with Republicans in the Congress, and vice versa.

courier: Read
person who carries a message
E.g. A courier boy squeezed his way in the middle bulk of outgoing passengers.

craft: Read
something made by people; vessel
E.g. Space craft is a vessel to travel out air.

crash: Read
smash; collision; falling down or in pieces with a loud noise of breaking parts
E.g. She heard a little shriek and a fall, and a crash of broken glass.

crawl: Read
move slowly, as people or animals with the body near the ground
E.g. The crocodile can crawl along the riverbed.

creep: Read
move slowly; move stealthily or cautiously
E.g. If it makes me grow larger, I can reach the key; and if it makes me grow smaller, I can creep under the door.

critical: Read
urgently needed; absolutely necessary; essential; acute; crucial; decisive
E.g. He says the international community has reached what he calls a critical time in the overall effort to bring stability to Afghanistan.

crude: Read
being in an unrefined or natural state; raw; lacking tact or taste; blunt or offensive
E.g. Nigeria is the sixth largest exporter of crude oil within OPEC.

crumple: Read
fall apart; fold or collapse; crush together or press into wrinkles
E.g. It's weird watching your leg to crumple in directions it's not natural to go in.

crush: Read
press between opposing bodies so as to break or injure; extract or obtain by pressing or squeezing
E.g. There's particular concern over reports of human rights abuses, committed by the Indonesian security forces in Aceh as they try to crush the separatist movement there.

crust: Read
outer layer ; covering; coat; shell
E.g. Bake for 30 to 40 minutes, until the crust is a golden color.

crystal: Read
quartz; glassware made of quartz; high-quality, clear, colorless glass
E.g. In short the crystal is about the exterior form, not about the displays or the experience inside the building.

cube: Read
three-dimensional shape with six square or rectangular sides; cubicle, used for work or study
E.g. Luckily, my cube is in the corner so no one noticed!

culminate: Read
reach the highest or most decisive point; rise to summit
E.g. Wednesday's anniversary is to culminate in a recreation of the student march that started the Velvet Revolution.

currency: Read
money; general acceptance or use
E.g. It now ranks along with oil and tourism as Mexico's biggest foreign currency earner.

current: Read
stream; flow; up-to-date; present
E.g. The current was so swift, and then I got into the dead water and landed on the side towards the Illinois shore.

cushion: Read
soft pillow or pad usually used for sitting, reclining, or kneeling
E.g. I knelt down by him; I turned his face from the cushion to me; I kissed his cheek; I smoothed his hair with my hand.

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 MELAB Writing Words - QuizMore Quizzes Show Quiz 
adapt  Read
Exercise
make fit for; change to suit a new purpose
Exercise
rough; harsh; of low, common, or inferior quality
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sports man; one who contended for prize in public games
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make greater, as in size, extent, or quantity
assemble  Read
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make pieces of money from metal; invent or fabricate
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the center around which something rotates; pivot
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put together; bring or call together into a group or whole
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resulting; following as a logical conclusion
augment  Read
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people who buy goods or services
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make greater, as in size, extent, or quantity
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major; important; outweighing
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relating to a 100-year period; occurring once every 100 years
bare  Read
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make pieces of money from metal; invent or fabricate
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twist out of proper or natural relation of parts; misshape; misrepresent
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resulting; following as a logical conclusion
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lacking the usual or appropriate covering or clothing
barrier  Read
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following one after another without interruption; sequential
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make impure or unclean by contact or mixture; pollute; defile
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obstacle; structure built to bar passage; boundary or limit
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lacking the usual or appropriate covering or clothing
candidate  Read
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major; important; outweighing
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person who is considered for something; person who seeks or is nominated for an office, prize, or honor
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act as force or influence that balances, checks or limits an opposite one
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upset; throw into confusion or disorder
checkup  Read
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make fit for; change to suit a new purpose
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vocabulary that is for a specific group of people
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thorough physical examination
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major; important; outweighing
coarse  Read
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of or relating to nonmilitary life
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rough; harsh; of low, common, or inferior quality
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the center around which something rotates; pivot
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made by humans; produced rather than natural.
concerted  Read
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obstacle; structure built to bar passage; boundary or limit
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planned or accomplished together; combined
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something expected; pleasurable expectation; wishing with confidence
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sports man; one who contended for prize in public games
confusion  Read
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mistake that results from taking one thing to be another; lack of clarity or order
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planned or accomplished together; combined
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sports man; one who contended for prize in public games
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seek advice or information of; take into account; consider
 MELAB Writing Words - SpellMore Exercises Show Exercise 
Read [Esc]  suppose; presume; take on; bear
E.g. He looked at me long and hard: I turned my eyes from him, fixed them on the fire, and tried to [___] and maintain a quiet.


Spelling Word: assume
Read [Esc]  make greater, as in size, extent, or quantity
E.g. Armies [___] their forces by calling up reinforcements.


Spelling Word: augment
Read [Esc]  one that is not yet fully developed; sprout
E.g. The first thing to be thought of is to pluck the disease in its [___], which is best done by injections.


Spelling Word: bud
Read [Esc]  packet; a package of things tied together; a large sum of money
E.g. She made a [___] selling real estate.


Spelling Word: bundle
Read [Esc]  occur at the same time as; correspond
E.g. To [___] with World AIDS Day, the World Health Organization and UN AIDS are launching a campaign to treat three million HIV sufferers by the year 2005.


Spelling Word: coincide
Read [Esc]  motivation deriving logically from ethical or moral principles; source of moral or ethical judgment
E.g. The truth in [___] is immediately near to me, as near as the seed that rests upon the wayside.


Spelling Word: conscience
Read [Esc]  following one after another without interruption; sequential
E.g. The [___] file saving method also created some problems.


Spelling Word: consecutive
Read [Esc]  preservation or restoration from loss, damage, or neglect
E.g. According to new research rapid and large scale loss of natural habitats has already affected biodiversity in the area and urgent [___] efforts are now needed.


Spelling Word: conservation
Read [Esc]  quartz; glassware made of quartz; high-quality, clear, colorless glass
E.g. In short the [___] is about the exterior form, not about the displays or the experience inside the building.


Spelling Word: crystal
Read [Esc]  money; general acceptance or use
E.g. It now ranks along with oil and tourism as Mexico's biggest foreign [___] earner.


Spelling Word: currency