Words of Topic: Animals

Word group for topic: Animals, it helps both IELTS and TOEFL test takers prepare speaking and writing answers on this particular topic.
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 Word Group By Topic: Animals
appreciate  Speak
v.
used when you are thanking someone or showing that you are grateful
We really appreciate all the help you gave us last weekend.
stand out  Speak
v.
to be very noticeable
Every tree, wall and fence stood out against dazzling white fields.
creation  Speak
n.
the action or process of bringing something into existence
The government should be concentrating on job creation , not on cutting benefits for the unemployed.
special  Speak
a.
not ordinary or usual
I have a special love for animals, especially dogs, cats.
emotional  Speak
a.
having and expressing strong feelings
I felt quite emotional during the wedding ceremony.
connection  Speak
n.
a relationship between two things, people, or groups
There is a connection between pollution and the death of trees.
dedicated to sth  Speak
a.
believing that something is very important and giving a lot of time and energy to it
She's completely dedicated to her work.
come across sb/sth  Speak
v.
find sb/sth or meet sb/sth by chance; encounter
He came across some old love letters.
child-friendly  Speak
a.
special features that parents and children like
The hotel is very child-friendly and offers a babysitting service.
fatal  Speak
a.
causing death
A hospital spokesman said she had suffered a fatal heart attack.
dread to think  Speak
v.
used to say that you do not want to think about something because it is too worrying
I dread to think how much it has cost.
improvement  Speak
n.
an occasion when something gets better or when you make it better
I've been playing okay but there's plenty of room for improvement.
adopt  Speak
v.
legally take another's child and bring it up as one's own
They have no children of their own, but they're hoping to adopt.
hobby  Speak
n.
an activity done regularly in one's leisure time for pleasure
My hobbies are letter writing, football and music.
immense  Speak
a.
extremely good
He's an immense goalkeeper.
relatively  Speak
adv.
to a certain degree, especially when compared with other things of the same kind
These people are living on relatively low incomes.
absolutely  Speak
adv.
completely
I trusted him absolutely.
definitely  Speak
adv.
without any doubt
"She's not coming?" "No, definitely not."
depressed  Speak
a.
unhappy and without hope
She's been very depressed and upset about this whole situation.
hesitate  Speak
v.
to pause before you do or say something, often because you are uncertain or nervous about it
If you need anything, don’t hesitate to call me.