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IELTS High Score Vocabulary List
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- ABANDON: To give up completely – abandoned the sinking ship.
Synonyms: relinquish, forgo, forsake
- ACADEMIC: Pertaining to school; theoretical academic interests; an academic discussion, with
no practical implications.
- ACCELERATE: To quicken, speed tip – took an accelerated course in order to graduate early.
Synonym: expedite (adj. expeditious)
- ADVERSITY: Misfortune – calm in the face of adversity.
Synonyms: affliction, mischance, reverses
- AGGRESSIVE (noun: AGGRESSION. an unprovoked attack): self-assertive; attacking,
offensive – annoyed people by his aggressive attitude;
Synonyms: bumptious, officious, obtrusive
Antonyms: meek, humble, retiring, diffident
- BANTER: Good-natured teasing or ridicule-The two wits I exchanged banter, to the amusement
of the audience.
Synonyms: raillery, chaff
- BIASED: Prejudiced – misled by a biased point of view.
Synonyms: bigoted, arbitrary, partial, partisan
Antonyms: disinterested, equitable
- BIZARRE: Queer; unusual in appearance- bizarre clothes, outlandish in the extreme.
Synonyms: odd, fantastic, grotesque, eccentric
- BOG: A swamp – sank into the spongy bog.
Synonyms: morass, fen, quagmire, mire
- CANDID (noun: CANDOR): Frank, outspoken; impartial a candid reply that could hardly be
Synonyms: artless, ingenuous, unbiased
Antonyms: guileful, evasive
- CHRONIC: Continuing a long time; habitual-a. chronic complaint, persisting for years.
Synonyms: persistent, unremitting, inveterate, incessant, constant
Antonyms: intermittent, sporadic, infrequent
1. Of or having to do with citizens or the state – We I ci vi l duties as well as ci vi l
2. Polite, courteous – answered in a ci vi l fashion.
Synonyms: respectful, gracious
- COALITION (verb: COALESCE): Alliance; merging of various units into one unit – three
parties forming a coalition to rule the country.
Synonyms: amalgamation, consolidation, fusion
- COLLUSION: Working together secretly for an evil purpose – acted in collusion to overthrow
Synonyms: collaboration, conspiracy, conniving, machination
- DELINQUENT (noun): An offender – found to be a delinquent by the court.
(adj.): Failing to fulfil an obligation – too many people who are delinquent in meeting their civic
- DEMEANOR: Behaviour; bearing – carrying himself with a proud demeanour.
Synonyms: deportment, mien
- DENOUNCE (noun: DENUNCIATION): To speak against – denounced by the press as a traitor.
Synonyms: stigmatize, censure, reprehend, castigate
Antonyms: laud, eulogize
(1) Winding; indirect – took a devi ous, rather than the direct way home.
(2) Straying from the right course – used devious means to attain his wicked ends.
Synonyms: crooked, erring
- EJACULATE: To exclaim or utter suddenly – ejaculated cry of horror.
- ENGENDER: To cause, produce, or stir up-an act that engendered good will.
- ERRATIC: Irresponsible, eccentric; lacking a fixed purpose erratic behaviour, reflecting his
- EXCEPTIONABLE: Objectionable – exceptionable behavior, universally criticized.
Synonyms: questionable, reprehensible, censurable
- EXEMPLARY (noun: EXEMPLAR): Serving as a model; commendable – exemplary conduct
approved by all.
Synonyms: illustrative, typical; praiseworthy, laudable
- FICTITIOUS: Unreal; made-up – used a fictitious name to avoid being recognized.
- FLAUNT: Display or wave boastfully – flaunted the excellent report before his delighted
- FLEETING: Passing swiftly -the fleeting hours of happiness
Synonyms: transitory, fugitive
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