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Posted: June 16, 2019 at 2:40 pm   /   Vocabulary

absurd: ridiculously incongruous or unreasonable; foolish absurdity: quality of being absurd or inconsistent with obvious truth, reason, or sound judgment; logical contradiction abundance: great or plentiful amount; fullness to overflowing abundant: plentiful; possessing riches or resources abuse: improper use or handling; misuse academic: related to school; based on formal education academy: school for special instruction; […]

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English Vocabulary for the Environment (IELTS Speaking)

Posted: June 4, 2019 at 3:31 pm   /   Cue Card (May to Aug 2019), CUE CARDS, IELTS, Vocabulary

Part 1 Type Questions Do you believe that pollution is a big problem? Pollution is without a doubt a problem. In some countries, the air quality is so poor that people wear face masks in areas where there is heavy industry. The waterways are polluted and the ocean is full of plastic. Do you or your family do […]

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Posted: June 3, 2019 at 9:18 am   /   Vocabulary

abortion: termination of pregnancy; failure of a plan abortive: unsuccessful; fruitless abridge: condense; shorten; reduce length of written text abrogate: abolish, do away with, or annul, especially by authority abrupt: very steep; sudden transitions from one subject to another absence: state of being absent; state of being away absent: go away or leave ; missing; […]

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IELTS Academic Word List 1

Posted: June 1, 2019 at 7:24 pm   /   Vocabulary

abandon: lacking restraint or control; feeling of extreme emotional intensity; unbounded enthusiasm abandonment: giving up completely; freedom from constraint abbreviation: shortening something by omitting parts of it abeyance: suspended action; temporary suspension abide: endure; put up with; bear; tolerate ability: capacity; skill abnormal: unusual; not typical; not normal aboard: on a ship, train, plane or other […]

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One Word Substitution for Competitive Exam Related to “Generic Terms”

Posted: May 22, 2019 at 10:18 am   /   Vocabulary

PHRASE ONE WORD An act of abdicating or renouncing the throne Abdication An annual calendar containing important dates and statistical information such as astronomical data and tide tables Almanac A cold-blooded vertebrate animal that is born in water and breathes with gills Amphibian A story, poem, or picture that can be interpreted to reveal a […]

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One Word Substitution for “Sound”

Posted: May 22, 2019 at 10:17 am   /   Vocabulary

PHRASE ONE WORD The branch of physics concerned with the properties of sound Acoustics The sound of Alligators Bellow The sound of Deers Bell The sound of Crows Caw The sound of Geese Cackle The sound of Hens Cluck The sound of Dolphins Click The sound of Frogs Croak The sound of Crickets Creak The […]

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One Word Substitution for “Murder/ Death”

Posted: May 22, 2019 at 10:16 am   /   Vocabulary

PHRASE ONE WORD A solemn procession, especially for a funeral Cortege A poem of serious reflection, typically a lament for the dead Elegy A phrase or form of words written in memory of a person who has died Epitaph Killing of one’s son or daughter Filicide Destruction or abortion of a fetus Foeticide Killing of […]

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One Word Substitution for “Fear/ Phobia”

Posted: May 22, 2019 at 10:15 am   /   Vocabulary

PHRASE ONE WORD An extreme or irrational fear of heights Acrophobia An irrational fear of fresh air or drafts of air Aerophobia Fear of being egotistical, being alone or isolated Autophobia A phobia of pain Algophobia An abnormal fear of heights Altophobia An emotional disorder characterized by an obsessive desire to lose weight by refusing […]

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One Word Substitution PDF for “Government/ Systems”

Posted: May 22, 2019 at 10:14 am   /   Vocabulary

PHRASE ONE WORD A state of disorder due to absence or non-recognition of authority or other controlling systems Anarchy A form of government in which power is held by the nobility Aristocracy A system of government by one person with absolute power Autocracy A self-governing country or region Autonomy A system of government in which […]

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One Word Substitution for “Spot/ Venue”

Posted: May 22, 2019 at 10:10 am   /   Vocabulary

PHRASE ONE WORD A collection of historical documents or records providing information about a place, institution, or group of people Archives A large cage, building, or enclosure for keeping birds in Aviary A building where animals are butchered Abattoir A place where bees are kept; a collection of beehives Apiary A building containing tanks of […]

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