Words of Topic: Leisure

Word group for topic: Leisure, it helps to enhance speaking and writing skills in English tests, especially for ESL students who are working for IELTS, TOEFL, and GRE exams.
 Word Group By Topic: Leisure
seldom  Speak
adv.
not often; rarely
I've seldom felt so happy.
day off  Speak
n.
a day when you do not work
Your day off is your own.
at once  Speak
adv.
immediately
You have to call him at once.
make the most of  Speak
v.
to enjoy as much as possible
It's a lovely day, we must make the most of it.
mentally  Speak
adv.
in a manner relating to the mind
She became mentally unbalanced after the accident.
physically  Speak
adv.
in a way that relates to the body or someone's appearance
She is young and physically fit.
backbreaking  Speak
a.
demanding great effort; exhausting
Digging the vegetable garden was backbreaking work.
recharge your batteries  Speak
v.
to rest or relax for a period of time so that you feel energetic again
It's the place to relax and recharge your batteries in beautiful surroundings.
hit the road  Speak
v.
to leave; go away
We packed up and hit the road.
buckle  Speak
v.
to fasten
Please buckle your seat belts.
thrilled  Speak
adj.
extremely happy about something
I was thrilled that so many people turned up to the party.
concrete  Speak
adj.
clear and certain, or real and existing in a form that can be seen or felt
We have a general idea of what we want, but nothing concrete at the moment.
countryman  Speak
n.
fellow citizen
Your countrymen are people from your own country.
assume  Speak
v.
to accept something as true without question or proof
We can’t assume that he’s innocent simply because he says he is.
assumption  Speak
n.
a thing that is accepted as true or as certain to happen, without proof
These calculations are based on the assumption that prices will continue to rise.
eat out  Speak
v.
to eat in a restaurant
I'm not implying anything about your cooking, but could we eat out tonight?
indulge  Speak
v.
to allow yourself or another person to have something enjoyable, especially more than is good for you
I love champagne but I don't often indulge myself.
impose  Speak
v.
to officially force a rule
The council has imposed a ban on alcohol in the city parks.
role  Speak
n.
the position that someone has in a situation
Schools play an important role in society.
interfere  Speak
v.
to involve yourself in a situation when your involvement is not wanted
It's their problem and I'm not going to interfere.
potential  Speak
n.
someone's or something's ability to develop, achieve, or succeed
You have the potential to reach the top of your profession.
distracted  Speak
a.
unable to concentrate because one's mind is preoccupied
Anna seems very distracted at the moment - I think she's worried about her brother.
digital revolution  Speak
n.
refers to the advancement of technology
The most exciting aspect of the digital revolution is the role that technology can play in changing society positively.
absorbed  Speak
a.
greatly interested
Yet, there are moments when he is completely absorbed.
tremendous  Speak
a.
very great in amount or level, or extremely good
They were making a tremendous amount of noise last night.
precious  Speak
a.
valuable; important
Hurry up now, you're wasting precious time!
bookworm  Speak
n.
a person who reads a lot
She's a bookworm and the most clever of her sisters.
relieve  Speak
v.
to make an unpleasant feeling, such as pain or worry, less strong
She relieved her boredom at home by learning how to type.
expand  Speak
v.
to increase in size, number, or importance
The air in the balloon expands when heated.
numerous  Speak
a.
great in number; many
We have discussed these plans on numerous occasions.
accurately  Speak
adv.
in a way that is correct, exact, and without any mistakes
The plans should be drawn as accurately as possible.