IELTS Vocabulary Set 4

IELTS Vocabulary (April-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:-

  1. Invigorate
  2. Contentious
  3. Ambit
  4. Gross
  5. Vital
  1. Implication
  2. Sort
  3. Regime
  4. Burglary
  5. Coarse
  1. Imperial
  2. Pardon
  3. Dubious
Invigorate

Invigorate

Meaning – To make somebody feel healthy, fresh and full of energy

  • Hopefully the energy drink will invigorate him.
  • The hot shower will invigorate him.

Contentious

Meaning – Quarrelsome, tending to argument

  • There was contentious debate over the use of genetically modified crops
  • This has been the contentious issue between the countries.
Contentious
Ambit

Ambit

Meaning – The scope, extent, or bounds

  • The proposed law would have a very wide ambit.
  • He must operate within the ambit of the law of this land.

Gross

Meaning – Very great or serious

  • The Company was guilty of gross negligence
  • They will not tolerate this type of gross negligence
Gross
Vital

Vital

Meaning – Very important or necessary

  • You’re a vital asset and the owner knows it.
  • The incoming meeting is going to be the vital for the world peace.

Implication

Meaning – He effect that something will have on something else in the future

  • The implications of this law would be quite devastating.
  • The implication of this conflict would lead development to the back seat.
Implication
Sort

Sort

Meaning – To separate things of one type from others

  • Please sort the files by alphabetical order.
  • He had to sort the books according to authors’ names

Regime

Meaning – System of government

  • Under the new regime, all workers must file a weekly report
  • The new regime may not survive the pressure from the public.
Regime
Burglary

Burglary

Meaning – The crime of entering a building illegally in order to steal

  • An 15 year old boy committed a burglary in this area.
  • To minimize the risk of burglary, install a good alarm system.

Coarse

Meaning – Rough, not smooth

  • Their skin was coarse and dry.
  • The fabric is rather coarse and need to be changed.
Coarse
Imperial

Imperial

Meaning – Something Big royal and majestic

  • During the British imperial period, India suffered greatly.
  • Imperial procedures include bowing in front of the king.

Pardon

Meaning – An official decision not to punish somebody for a crime

  • He asked my pardon for taking so much of my time.
  • Pardon me; I couldn’t hear what you said.
Pardon
Dubious

Dubious

Meaning – Not sure or certain

  • They were a little dubious about the night and its outcome.
  • Eddie said nothing, but looked very dubious.