Words of Topic: Pencil

Word group for topic: Pencil, 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: Pencil

sketch  Speak
n.
a simple, quickly-made drawing that does not have many details
She's done some really good sketches.
graphite  Speak
n.
a soft, dark gray form of carbon used in the center of pencils
Writing is best done with a fairly soft black graphite pencil.
plethora  Speak
n.
a large or excessive amount of (something)
There's a plethora of books about the royal family.
precise  Speak
a.
exact and accurate
They speak very precise English.
alter  Speak
v.
to change something
We've had to alter some of our plans.
erase  Speak
v.
rub out or remove (writing or marks)
It was unfortunate that she had erased the message.
rectify  Speak
v.
to correct something
Every effort is made to rectify any mistakes before the book is printed.
satisfied  Speak
a.
pleased because you have got what you wanted
Her teachers seem satisfied with her progress.
rewrite  Speak
v.
write (something) again so as to alter or improve it
The songs may have to be rewritten.
exhibition  Speak
n.
a display of a particular skill
That itself will make a good exhibition space.
delighted  Speak
a.
very pleased
I was delighted by your news.
display  Speak
v.
to show words, pictures, etc
Retailers should display delivery times and costs on their websites.
finicky  Speak
a.
difficult to please
He's terribly finicky about his food.
hassle  Speak
n.
inconvenience
Traveling can be a hassle.
fountain pen  Speak
n.
a pen with a reservoir or cartridge from which the ink flows continuously to the nib
If you’ve never used a fountain pen before, you may have trouble learning how to write with one comfortably.
ink  Speak
n.
coloured liquid used for writing, printing, and drawing
When you fill in the form, please write clearly in black ink.
spill  Speak
v.
to cause a liquid to flow or fall over the edge of a container
Some milk spilled on the floor.
sharpen  Speak
v.
make or become sharp
He sharpened pencils.
convenient  Speak
a.
fitting in well with a person's needs, activities, and plans
I phoned your office to confirm that this date is convenient.
neat  Speak
a.
with everything in its place
You have such neat handwriting.
tidy  Speak
a.
having everything ordered and arranged in the right place
I like to keep my desk tidy.
afresh  Speak
adv.
in a new or different way
She left the job to start afresh.
blunt  Speak
a.
not sharp
A blunt knife or blade is no longer sharp and does not cut well.
anxious  Speak
a.
worried; fearful
She was extremely anxious about her exams.
assurance  Speak
n.
self-confidence
He spoke with calm assurance.
astounded  Speak
a.
shock or greatly surprise
Her bluntness astounded him.
revise  Speak
v.
to change or correct something, esp. a piece of writing
With the final exam, you don’t revise it after the teacher reads it.
privileged  Speak
a.
having special advantages
I felt very privileged to work at the university.
render  Speak
v.
to change words into a different language or form
She is rendering the book into English from French.
fade  Speak
v.
If something fades out, it becomes less clear and then disappears
The voice on the radio faded out.
layout  Speak
n.
the way something is designed or arranged
Each article in the journal has its own typeface and layout.