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Vocabulary words for IELTS

What is IELTS?

The International English Language Testing System (IELTS) is jointly owned by the British Council, IDP: IELTS Australia and Cambridge Assessment Centre. The prime goal of IELTS is to prepare individuals to communicate effectively in the English-speaking countries. The system is designed to prepare you to work, study, or migrate to such countries where majority of the population converse in English. The IELTS test assesses your ability to effectively listen, read, write, and speak in English language. Your skills are graded on a scale of 1 to 9 as per your performance in the test.

Buckle up for your expedition to Australia, Canada, or the US!

Vocabulary for IELTS

Mastering a language starts with having a grip on the vocabulary. Effective communication starts with communication of emotions between the participants. And if your expression is limited due to finite stock of words, how are you going to communicate your emotions with your acquaintances in the new land! To kickstart your preparation, here’s a list of 60 words along with their synonyms that you can add to your bag of vocabularies:

  1. Amazing: fantastic, extraordinary, astonishing, other-worldly, etc.
  2. Answer: respond, reply, etc.
  3. Achieve: gain, attain, accomplish, pull off, etc.
  4. Awful: terrible, dreadful, abominable,
  5. Aspect: feature, characteristics, angle, point, components, ingredients, etc.
  6. Benefit: advantage, improvement, profit, etc.
  7. Benign: harmless, gentle, kind, passive, inactive, etc.
  8. Begin: initiate, start, commence, inaugurate, etc.
  9. Break: rupture, fracture, disturb, interrupt, splinter, etc.
  10. Calm: serene, peaceful, composed, tranquil, etc.
  11. Cool: frosty, chilled, icy, cold, etc.
  12. Cut: chop, slice, slash, slit, etc.
  13. Dangerous: precarious, risky, hazardous, etc.
  14. Definite: certain, sure, positive, obvious, etc.
  15. Delicious: savory, mouth-watering, delicacy, tidbit, etc.
  16. Describe: depict, portray, draw, characterize, etc.
  17. Destroy: demolish, slay, raze, ruin, dismantle, etc.
  18. Dull: boring, monotonous, dreary, etc.
  19. End: conclude, terminate, cessation, etc.
  20. Emphasis: focus, pinpoint, etc.
  21. Erode: destroy, disintegrate, dismantle, etc.
  22. Error: wrong, mistake, etc,
  23. Estimate: measure, quantify, projection, etc.
  24. Extract: excavate, gain, getting hold, etc.
  25. Fall: drop, descend, etc.
  26. Famous: renowned, well-known, prestigious, eminent, illustrious, etc.
  27. Funny: humorous, amusing, hilarious, etc.
  28. Flexible: bendable, easy, etc.
  29. Function: purpose, ability, capability, uses, advantages, etc.
  30. Get: acquire, secure, gather, obtain, etc.
  31. Good: gracious, acceptable, splendid, genuine, top-notch, sterling, etc.
  32. Great: grand, mighty, grandiose, worthy, distinguished, etc.
  33. Happy: joyful, jovial, jaunty, jubilant, elated, delighted, etc.
  34. Hate: loathe, despise, unlovable, abhor, etc.
  35. Help: aid, assist, encourage, uplift, etc.
  36. Hide: conceal, camouflage, undercover, underground, shrouded, mask, veil, etc.
  37. Idea: concept, notion, etc.
  38. Identical: similar, alike, etc.
  39. Identify: recognize, recall, put a finger to, distinguish, etc.
  40. Indicate: describe, direct, refer, show, sign, etc.
  41. Interpretation: understanding, explanation, perception, etc.
  42. Important: vital, essential, critical, notable, worthy, etc.
  43. Legislation: law, act, process, etc.
  44. Little: tiny, miniature, minute, cramped, etc.
  45. Look: glance, glare, ogle, gaze, glimpse, stare, peek, leer, etc.
  46. Love: admire, fancy, adore, etc.
  47. Location: place, locality, area, surrounding, hereabout, etc.
  48. Logical: calculated, mechanical, sane, etc.
  49. Majority: mass, greater part, numerous, innumerable, etc.
  50. Maximize: highest degree, most, effect, potential, etc.
  51. Minimize: reduce, reel down, lower, etc.
  52. Monitor: watch, observe, keep an eye on, vigilant, etc.
  53. Make: create, produce, manufacture, engineer, design, invent, construct, produce, etc.
  54. Move: plod, maneuver, meander, lumber, shuffle, trot, propel, etc.
  55. Neat: tidy, organized, arranged, trim. Etc.
  56. New: trendy, recent, newborn, modern, current, etc.
  57. Old: ancient, veteran, primitive, wrinkled, stale, etc.
  58. Show: exhibit, display, showcase, reveal, demonstrate, etc.
  59. Tell: disclose, narrate, inform, etc.
  60. Use: employ, spend, utilize, etc.

Growing the vocabulary is the very first step of mastering a language. Instead of using the monotonous words and phrases to express your thoughts and emotions, try using the synonyms of these 60 commonly used words. Not only the test scores of IELTS are enhanced, your daily life conversation will also get a boost after these little changes.

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