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IELTS general test is to measure English level to fit for daily living and working. To apply to migrate to English speaking countries including Australia, the UK, and New Zealand, people usually are asked to take this test. To reflect nature of this test, IELTS general vocabulary has its own attribute: related to basic living and social activities. Most of words in general test are common but from real scenarios, such as shopping in mall and renting an apartment. These words aren’t difficult for native English speakers. But for ESL, many people still need take courses to study before test day. This IELTS general word list is compiled to them. It will dramatically decrease studying time and increase chance to pass the test. In addition, these 4000 IELTS general words are basic for both IELTS tests. If you are academic test taker, you have to know this list as your fundamental vocabulary. Based on it, enrich IELTS academic vocabulary. To skim all words quickly, we don’t show definitions in word list, instead append a Look Up button after each word. This design helps you skip known words as fast as possible. Because this is a basic list, you know some of them more or less. In case you want definition, click the button, definition which is powered by wordnik, will show on demand.


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acceptable  Read
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ad. using the voice; not silently
ad. with relatively high volume
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n. a territory of western Brazil bordering on Bolivia and Peru
n. a town and port in northwestern Israel in the eastern Mediterranean
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a. adequate for the purpose
a. judged to be in conformity with approved usage
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v. act between parties with a view to reconciling differences
accustom  Read
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v. make psychologically or physically used (to something)
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n. the sister of your father or mother; the wife of your uncle
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n. an aircraft that has a fixed wing and is powered by propellers or jets
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ad. with anxiety or apprehension
actor  Read
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n. a person who acts and gets things done
n. a theatrical performer
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a. being the one previously mentioned or spoken of
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ad. with anxiety or apprehension
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n. a discussion in which reasons are advanced for and against some proposition or proposal
n. (computer science) a reference or value that is passed to a function, procedure, subroutine, command, or program
africa  Read
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n. a native or inhabitant of Asia
a. of or relating to or characteristic of Asia or the peoples of Asia or their languages or culture
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v. bestow a quality on
v. make an addition (to); join or combine or unite with others; increase the quality, quantity, size or scope of
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a. of adjectives; placed before the nouns they modify
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n. the second largest continent; located to the south of Europe and bordered to the west by the South Atlantic and to the east by the Indian Ocean
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ad. using the voice; not silently
ad. with relatively high volume
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ad. used of movement to or among many different places or in no particular direction
ad. (of quantities) imprecise but fairly close to correct
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v. cause to agonize
v. suffer agony or anguish
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v. convert into ashes
n. strong elastic wood of any of various ash trees; used for furniture and tool handles and sporting goods such as baseball bats
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n. the performance of stunts while in flight in an aircraft
n. the gymnastic moves of an acrobat
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v. have a desire for something or someone who is not present
n. a dull persistent (usually moderately intense) pain
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n. a murderer (especially one who kills a prominent political figure) who kills by a surprise attack and often is hired to do the deed
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n. a serious (often fatal) disease of the immune system transmitted through blood products especially by sexual contact or contaminated needles
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ad. using the voice; not silently
ad. with relatively high volume
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n. the mathematics of generalized arithmetical operations
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n. a usually secretive or illicit sexual relationship
n. a vaguely specified concern
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n. an aircraft that has a fixed wing and is powered by propellers or jets
amplifier  Read
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a. aimlessly drifting
a. covered with water
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n. the mathematics of generalized arithmetical operations
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ad. with anxiety or apprehension
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n. electronic equipment that increases strength of signals passing through it
ancient  Read
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v. make psychologically or physically used (to something)
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n. the psychological state of being irritated or annoyed
n. the act of troubling or annoying someone
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a. belonging to times long past especially of the historical period before the fall of the Western Roman Empire
n. a very old person
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n. the mathematics of generalized arithmetical operations
angry  Read
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a. capable of erupting
a. having life or vigor or spirit
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n. a usually secretive or illicit sexual relationship
n. a vaguely specified concern
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a. (of the elements) as if showing violent anger
a. feeling or showing anger
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n. a native or inhabitant of Asia
a. of or relating to or characteristic of Asia or the peoples of Asia or their languages or culture
 IELTS General Word List - SpellMore Exercises Show Exercise 
Read [Esc] n. a general concept formed by extracting common features from specific examples
n. a concept or idea not associated with any specific instance


Spelling Word: abstraction
Read [Esc] n. a female actor


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Read [Esc] ad. in an adequate manner or to an adequate degree


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Read [Esc] n. a proposal for an appropriate course of action


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Read [Esc] a. being the one previously mentioned or spoken of


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Read [Esc] n. an era of history having some distinctive feature
v. make older


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Read [Esc] v. give or assign a resource to a particular person or cause
v. [___] the presence of or [___] (an activity) without opposing or prohibiting


Spelling Word: allow
Read [Esc] ad. at any time or in any event
ad. without variation or change, in every case


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Read [Esc] v. be liable or accountable
v. understand the meaning of


Spelling Word: answer
Read [Esc] n. a demonstration of approval by clapping the hands together


Spelling Word: applause