Words of Topic: Water-sport

Word group for topic: Water-sport, 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: Water-sport
lifeguard  Speak
n.
an expert swimmer employed to rescue people who get into difficulty in a swimming pool or at the beach
During the summer she worked as a lifeguard.
boating  Speak
n.
the activity of traveling on the water in a boat for pleasure
We decided to go boating.
diving  Speak
n.
the sport or activity of swimming or exploring underwater
He hesitated before diving into the icy water.
scuba diving  Speak
n.
the sport or pastime of swimming underwater using scuba gear
I first got hooked on scuba diving when I was twelve.
swimming  Speak
n.
the sport or activity of propelling oneself through water using the limbs
The doctor recommended swimming as the best all-around exercise.
kayaking  Speak
n.
the activity of traveling in a kayak
Everyone wears a life jacket while kayaking.
waterskiing  Speak
n.
a sport in which you are pulled along the surface of the water by a boat while balancing on a pair of skis
He offered to teach them water-skiing.
wakeboarding  Speak
n.
a sport in which you are pulled along the surface of the water by a boat while doing jumps and turns on a board
On offer at this little slice of heaven is water-skiing, wakeboarding, and kneeboarding.
surfing  Speak
n.
the sport of riding on a wave on a special board
Popular water sports include swimming, surfing, and water-skiing.
water polo  Speak
n.
a game played in the water in which two teams of swimmers try to get the ball into the other team's goal
They first went to the swimming pool to have a swim around and play a match with water polo.
combination  Speak
n.
the mixture you get when two or more things are combined
This drug can be safely used in combination with other medicines.
aquaphobia  Speak
n.
an abnormal fear of water, esp because of the possibility of drowning
You may have aquaphobia if you find that any source of water causes you an excessive amount of anxiety.
drown  Speak
v.
to (cause to) die by being unable to breathe underwater
He drowned in a boating accident.
struggle  Speak
v.
to experience difficulty and make a very great effort in order to do something
I've been struggling to understand this article all afternoon.
athletic  Speak
a.
relating to athletes or athletics
This college has a long tradition of athletic excellence.
recreational  Speak
a.
connected with ways of enjoying yourself when you are not working
They provide recreational opportunities for all age groups.
keep fit  Speak
v.
to keep in good physical condition
Our English teacher goes to keep-fit classes and does exercises every other day.
traumatize  Speak
v.
to shock and upset someone severely and for a long time
She was completely traumatized by the death of her mother.
coral  Speak
n.
a substance like rock, formed in the sea by groups of particular types of small animal, often used in jewelry
She was wearing a coral necklace.
coral reef  Speak
n.
a ridge of rock in the sea formed by the growth and deposit of coral
The small island is enclosed in the middle of the coral reef.
attract  Speak
v.
to pull or draw someone or something towards them, by the qualities they have, especially good ones
These flowers are brightly colored in order to attract butterflies.
fascinated  Speak
a.
extremely interested
They were absolutely fascinated by the game.
entrance  Speak
v.
to hold the complete interest and attention of someone
As soon as I met Peter, he entranced me because he has a lovely voice.
magnificent  Speak
a.
very good, beautiful, or deserving to be admired
The view from the top of the mountain is magnificent.
aquatic  Speak
a.
sports played in or on water
The athletes will be competing in aquatics and athletics.
assume  Speak
v.
suppose to be the case, without proof
If you haven't heard by Friday, assume I'm not coming.
curriculum  Speak
n.
the subjects studied in a school, college
She demanded to see the school's curriculum.