IELTS Academic Words List

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IELTS Academic Words List abandon

  1. Syn. relinquish

lacking restraint or control; feeling of extreme emotional intensity; unbounded enthusiasm

abandonment

n.

giving up completely; freedom from constraint

abbreviation

n.

shortening something by omitting parts of it

abeyance

  1. Syn. suspension

suspended action; temporary cessation or suspension

abide

v.

endure; put up with; bear; tolerate

ability

  1. Syn. capacity; skill

capacity; skill

abnormal

  1. Syn. anomalous; unusual

unusual; not typical; not normal

aboard

ad.

on a ship, train, plane or other vehicle; in or into a group, organization, or business

abolish

  1. Syn. cancel; annul

cancel; put an end to; destroy completely

abolition

n.

ending; act of abolishing; act of doing away with

abortion

n.

termination of pregnancy; failure of a plan

abortive

  1. Syn. unsuccessful; fruitless

unsuccessful; failing to accomplish an intended objective; fruitless

abridge

  1. Syn. condense; shorten

condense; shorten; reduce length of written text

abrogate

  1. Syn. abolish

abolish, do away with, or annul, especially by authority

abrupt

  1. Syn. sudden; unforeseen

broken off; very steep; having sudden transitions from one subject to another

absence

n.

state of being absent; state of being away

IELTS Academic Words List

absent

  1. Syn. missing

go away or leave ; missing; not present

absolute

  1. Syn. complete; certain

perfect in quality or nature; complete; totally unlimited; certain

absolutely

  1. Syn. utterly; definitely

utterly; definitely

absorb

  1. Syn. monopolize; receive

assimilate or incorporate; suck or drink up; occupy full attention

absorption

  1. Syn. assimilation; reception

process of absorbing nutrients into the body after digestion; state of mental concentration

abstract

  1. Syn. theoretical; abstruse

theoretical; not concrete; not applied or practical; difficult to understand

IELTS Academic Words List

  1. Syn. preposterous; ridiculous; foolish

preposterous; ridiculously incongruous or unreasonable; foolish

absurdity

n.

quality of being absurd or inconsistent with obvious truth, reason, or sound judgment; logical

contradiction

abundance

  1. Syn. profusion; richness

great or plentiful amount; fullness to overflowing

abundant

  1. Syn. plentiful

plentiful; possessing riches or resources

abuse

  1. Syn. misuse

improper use or handling; misuse

academic

  1. Syn. scholarly; collegiate; theoretical

related to school; not practical or directly useful; relating to scholarly organization; based on formal

education

academy

n.

school for special instruction; society of scholars, scientists, or artists

accede

  1. Syn. agree; assent; concede

agree; give consent, often at insistence of another; concede

accelerate

  1. Syn. speed; hasten

move faster; cause to develop or progress more quickly; occur sooner than expected

acceleration

n.

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faster rate of improvement; rate of change of velocity with respect to time

access

  1. Syn. approach

approach; entry; entrance

accessible

  1. Syn. obtainable; approachable

easily approached or entered; obtainable; easy to talk to or get along with


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IIEC · January 9, 2019 at 10:19 am


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