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IELTS Vocabulary: Basic Level
affect     Speak
 
(1)
v.  
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be on the watch respecting; pay attention to; notice with care; see; perceive
take or grasp suddenly; snatch; capture
have an emotional or cognitive impact upon
take place; be found to exist ; come to one's mind
dry and brown by heat of fire; warm thoroughly; drink to the health or in honor
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bachelor     Speak
 
(2)
n.  
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dream arousing feelings of intense fear, horror, and distress; event or experience that is intensely distressing
money risked on gamble; pole set up to mark something; right or legal share of something
unmarried men; the first or lowest academic degree conferred by universities and colleges
act of choosing; power or freedom to choose
leisure time away from work; act of making something legally void
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bucket     Speak
 
(3)
n.  
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smash; collision; falling down or in pieces with a loud noise of breaking parts
body of law; system of rules or regulations relating to one subject; system of symbols, letters, or words
occasion for excessive eating or drinking; complete failure; sculpture of the head and shoulders of a person
formal act or set of acts performed as prescribed by ritual or custom
vessel for drawing up water from a well; vessel for hoisting and conveying coal, ore, grain
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casual     Speak
 
(4)
a.  
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existing in possibility; expected to become or be
relation of direct opposition; very opposed in nature or character or purpose
well-born; of a good family or respectable birth; mild; meek; bland; amiable; tender
causing extreme terror; very great; extraordinarily good
informal; purposeless; occurring by chance
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consult     Speak
 
(5)
v.  
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make a slight, sharp noise by gentle striking; tick
eradicate; abolish; rule out
confront; set into opposition or rivalry
give reduction in price on
seek advice or information of; take into account; consider
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costume     Speak
 
(6)
n.  
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volume; something contained; material, including text and images
dress; attire; aset of clothes appropriate for a particular occasion or season
act of describing; sketch or account of anything in words
beast; ugly creature; someone or something that is abnormally large and powerful
act of seizing by force, or getting possession of by superior power; thing taken by force, surprise, or stratagem
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device     Speak
 
(7)
n.  
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act of referring or consulting; remark that calls attention to something or someone
clump; cluster; gathering
technique or means; instrument; machine used to perform one or more relatively simple tasks
act or an instance of buying; something bought
event that will inevitably happen in the future
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faith     Speak
 
(8)
n.  
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a brief section of a literary or dramatic work that forms part of a connected series
making attractive or acceptable; pushing for something
most important thing; a fixed reference point; center of interest or activity
act of choosing; power or freedom to choose
loyalty or allegiance to a cause or a person; complete confidence
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flush     Speak
 
(9)
v.  
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exchange; put in the place of another
flow in a spurt; rain heavily; supply in large amounts
free from obstructions; make surface shine
strike with repeated strokes, as with a strap or rod; lash
turn red, as from fever, embarrassment, or strong emotion; glow, especially with a reddish color; flow suddenly
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harmony     Speak
 
(10)
n.  
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healing power or quality; treatment of illness
space between ranges of mountains; area drained or irrigated by a river system; internal angle formed by intersection
fee for services; group of people appointed to find out about something; authorize
compatibility in opinion and action; an agreeable sound property
trait of being well behaved ; act of punishing ; system of rules of conduct or method of practice
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kidnap     Speak
 
(11)
v.  
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constrict; make smaller; compress or concentrate
give help or support to, especially as a subordinate
take by force or fear, and against one's will; seize and detain unlawfully and usually for ransom
make or pronounce holy; consecrate; make happy
drill; make a hole in or through, with or as if with a drill
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log     Speak
 
(12)
n.  
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any liquid, as water, milk, blood, sap, juice; alcoholic or spirituous fluid
record of a voyage or flight; record of day to day activities
soft or small cushion; a kind of cushion for writing upon, or for blotting
solemn promise; commitment to tell the truth
act of describing; sketch or account of anything in words
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novel     Speak
 
(13)
n.  
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something that is desired intensely; state of extreme anger
a day or period of time for feasting and celebration
a set of clothing, often with accessories; a set of tools or equipment for a specialized purpose
printed and bound book that is an extended work of fiction
structure that provides privacy and protection from danger
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principal     Speak
 
(14)
a.  
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shining; very bright; magnificent; brilliant
showing reason or sound judgment; capable of reasoning; rational; being within bounds of common sense
extremely small; short note
highest in rank, authority, character, importance, or degree
having or causing a whirling sensation
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recover     Speak
 
(15)
v.  
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go bad; rot; decay; become unfit for consumption or use
labor or study imposed by another; undertake; labor
get or find back; regain a former condition
provide written evidence; record in detail
drill; make a hole in or through, with or as if with a drill
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ridge     Speak
 
(16)
n.  
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limited period of time; point in time at which something ends; termination; deadline
long, narrow upper section or crest; chain of hills or mountains
compassionate treatment of unfortunate and helpless; willingness to spare or to help; disposition to be kind
field hospital organized as to follow an army in its movements; wagon for conveying the wounded to hospital
loyalty or allegiance to a cause or a person; complete confidence
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slam     Speak
 
(17)
v.  
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have doubts about; distrust
labor or study imposed by another; undertake; labor
shut with force and a loud noise; strike with force
tear into pieces; raise the fibers of
flow and spread suddenly; flood
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summit     Speak
 
(18)
n.  
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utmost height; highest point of a mountain
path or track roughly through wild or hilly country; overland route
portable, often flat case with a handle, used for carrying papers or books
auxiliary activity; activity or interest pursued outside one's regular occupation
band or organized company of singers, especially in church service
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tease     Speak
 
(19)
v.  
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annoy persistently; harass with persistent criticism; gain by persistent coaxing
flow and spread suddenly; flood
show a reaction to something favorably or as hoped
affirm or utter a solemn declaration; make promise or resolve on oath
operate with one's hands; control or play upon people, forces artfully
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ultimately     Speak
 
(20)
ad.  
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wide-ranging knowledge; complex; intellectually appealing
at or to or toward the front; toward the future
of huge size; excessively large; coarse; rough; not fine or delicate
as final consequence; at last; in the end
having or showing great strength or force or intensity
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