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IELTS Vocabulary: Basic Level
accused     Speak
 
(1)
n.  
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defendant or defendants in a criminal case; person charged with an offense
disagreeable mixture or confusion of things
solid bony part of the tail of animal; platform where trucks, ship, or trains can be loaded or unloaded
feeling secure or certain about something
electrical device that provides a path for electrical current to flow
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beloved     Speak
 
(2)
a.  
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extreme anger; raging; full of activity; energetic or rapid
having or deserving glory; famous; characterized by great beauty and splendor; magnificent; wonderful
greatly loved; dear to the heart
affected by shame; abashed or confused by guilt
seen or able to be seen by the eye; visible; optical
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cable     Speak
 
(3)
n.  
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very strong thick rope made of twisted steel or metal wire
sculpture representing a human or animal
tissue which fills the cavities of most bones; the essence; the best part
dignitary or presiding officer; head in the faculty of some colleges or universities
governing direction for a specific purpose; regulation; systematic method
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cereal     Speak
 
(4)
n.  
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grass such as wheat, oats, or corn, the starchy grains of which are used as food.
one required to make answer in an action or suit
written work in a new form; edition; interpretation of a particular viewpoint
garden of Eden; any place of complete delight and peace
noisy, blustering fellow; one who is threatening and quarrelsome; insolent, tyrannical fellow
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concentrate     Speak
 
(5)
v.  
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bring to or direct toward a common center; unite more closely; gather into one body
perform; conduct oneself in a proper way
whip; strike; defeat; hit repeatedly
capture or seize, especially after a chase; take by or as if by trapping; reach just in time
throw with force; hurl; deposit or indicate; choose actor for; give a form to; arrange
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defendant     Speak
 
(6)
n.  
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a flexible pipe for conveying a liquid or gas
one required to make answer in an action or suit
hand with the fingers doubled into the palm; closed hand
act of receiving; acknowledgment of goods delivered or money paid
skin infection; hurting; inflamed and painful; source of pain, distress, or irritation
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engagement     Speak
 
(7)
n.  
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act of engaging, pledging, enlisting, occupying, or entering into contest; state of being in gear
public institutions that report the news, such as newspapers, magazines, radio, and television
essay; editorial; individual thing or element of a class
money; capital; a reserve of money set aside for some purpose; finance; subsidize
a period of time spent sleeping
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face     Speak
 
(8)
v.  
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draw slowly or heavily; pull or drag forcibly; shift direction
confront; encounter; be opposite
attach; append; provide with a name or nickname; label
determine the size of something; mark, lay out, or establish dimensions; estimate by evaluation or comparison
take or grasp suddenly; snatch; capture
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gracious     Speak
 
(9)
a.  
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beneficent; merciful; disposed to show kindness or favor
showing reason or sound judgment; capable of reasoning; rational; being within bounds of common sense
worthy of being depended on; trustworthy
united or combined into one body; collective; belonging to corporation or incorporated body
causing disapproval or protest; very annoying or objectionable; offensive
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hang     Speak
 
(10)
v.  
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offend; affront; treat, mention, or speak to rudely
shield away from; prevent
be broadcast on television or radio
provide written evidence; record in detail
suspend; fasten to some elevated point without support from below; hold for support
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light     Speak
 
(11)
n.  
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termination of pregnancy; failure of a plan
act of removing hair with a razor; thin slice or scraping
power or quality of pleasing or delighting; attractiveness; item worn for its supposed magical benefit
unpleasant or disappointing surprise; surprise greatly; effect of such a collision or blow
brightness; something that admits illumination; source of fire; particular aspect of a situation
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method     Speak
 
(12)
n.  
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act of seizing by force, or getting possession of by superior power; thing taken by force, surprise, or stratagem
act of clearing; space cleared; permission to proceed or trust
act of referring or consulting; remark that calls attention to something or someone
orderly procedure or process; regular manner of doing anything
a fragment of any solid substance; old iron, or other metal, glass, paper; discarded material
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pad     Speak
 
(13)
n.  
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being in equilibrium; equilibrium; symmetry; stability
flag; sign; a newspaper headline that runs across the full page
soft or small cushion; a kind of cushion for writing upon, or for blotting
land densely overgrown with tropical vegetation; dense, confused mass
position relative to others; standing
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phase     Speak
 
(14)
n.  
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difficult question or problem
attack; onslaught
complex construction or entity; complex composition of knowledge
any distinct time period in a sequence of events; stage
social or moral custom; formal meeting of members, representatives, or delegates; agreement between states
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quote     Speak
 
(15)
v.  
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advise; suggest
rub letters or characters written, engraved, or painted
be broadcast on television or radio
cite or repeat a passage from; repeat or copy the words of another
be in debt; be obliged to pay or repay
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sack     Speak
 
(16)
n.  
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lifting device consisting of a platform or cage
arrangement for deferred payment for goods and services; money available for a client to borrow
bag made of paper or plastic for holding customer's purchases; enclosed space
inborn pattern of behavior ; nature
fastening together of one or more threads, cords, ropes; lump or loop formed in thread; ornamental tie
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scum     Speak
 
(17)
n.  
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skin infection; hurting; inflamed and painful; source of pain, distress, or irritation
act of expressing earnest opposition or protest
gain from labor, business, property, or capital
low, prolonged sound; humming noise; singing with shut mouth
impure matter that forms on or rises to the surface of a liquid or body of water; worthless people
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source     Speak
 
(18)
n.  
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point of origin, such as spring, of stream or river; one that causes, creates, or initiates
outer boundary length; closed curve bounding a plane area
confusion of activity and gossip; sound of rapid vibration
passageway between fences which is not traveled as a highroad; narrow country road
clump; cluster; gathering
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tap     Speak
 
(19)
v.  
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connect or join together; combine
overturn; turn inside out or upside down; turning in the opposite direction
pay; provide; have the financial means for; bear the cost of
confront; encounter; be opposite
draw upon; strike lightly; make good use of
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version     Speak
 
(20)
n.  
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plan for an activity or event; arrange
out of each hundred; per hundred; one part in a hundred
angry disturbance; excited state of agitation; needlessly nervous or useless activity; protest; quarrel
written work in a new form; edition; interpretation of a particular viewpoint
document attesting to the truth of certain stated facts; document issued to a person completing a course
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