IELTS Vocabulary (March-22)
In order to match the test format, get the best out of these useful expressions to enrich the lexical resource (vocabulary) for the IELTS speaking and writing tasks. Find here your handy vocabulary:-
- Cave in
Meaning – Plentiful, more than enough
- There is always ample time for discussion.
- There will be ample opportunities for everyone.
Meaning – Harmful, injurious, damaging.
- Her carelessness will have a detrimental effect on the healing.
- The new law will have detrimental influence on the financials of the industry.
Meaning – Hard working, Industrious
- They were very diligent in the performance of their duties.
- Michel is very diligent in his work.
Meaning – Capitulate or submit under pressure
- Part of the roof has caved in
- The Prime Minister has caved in to backbench pressure
Meaning – Unwilling and hesitant
- It was a reluctant farewell.
- Sonia made some reluctant reply.
Meaning – Agreement in action, feelings or opinion
- They worked in perfect harmony.
- On this point the entire cabinet acted in harmony.
Meaning – Made Poor, Reduced to Poverty
- The population was not only impoverished, but broken in spirit.
- Nearly all of these deaths occur in impoverished parts of Africa and Asia.
Meaning – Firmly fixed, Not shaking
- I took a deep breath to study my nerves.
- A steady decline in the national birth rate.
Meaning – Wealthy, having a great deal of money
- His family was quite affluent.
- Beverly Hills is an incredibly influential and affluent area.
Meaning – Threatening, Intimidating
- She growled in a deep, menacing voice.
- Sarah made a menacing gesture
Meaning – Crucial
- Germany pivotal role in the European economy is not an exaggeration.
Meaning – Absolutely necessary
- Remember, secrecy in this business is of vital importance.
Meaning – Gentle and Kind
- Her benign but firm action helped her to withstand the fury of the crowd.
Meaning – Rule of a King or Queen
- The reign of that king is marked by the prosperity and stability.