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 Test Questions
IELTS Vocabulary: Level 2
absolutely     Speak
 
(1)
a. or ad.  
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utterly; not viewed in relation to other things or factors
belonging to one; individual; belonging to the natural or essential constitution; not common or particular
arousing or intended to arouse strong curiosity, interest, or reaction
reflecting light; radiant; bright from reflected light
showing what someone thinks or feels; indicative
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august     Speak
 
(2)
a. or ad.  
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common; assembled into or viewed as a whole
imprecise; indistinct; not clearly expressed; inexplicit
too soon; too early; occurring before a state of readiness
clever; having the inventive or cunning mind
impressive; majestic; inspiring awe or admiration
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blacksmith     Speak
 
(3)
n.  
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one who forges and shapes iron with a hammer and anvil
weapons considered collectively; official symbols of a family
state of a free person; exemption from subjection to the will of another; freedom
apparatus used to communicate at a distance over a wire
heavy, loosely woven fabric, usually of wool, and having a nap, used in bed clothing
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character     Speak
 
(4)
n.  
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investigation; search for knowledge
a slight amount or degree of difference; shadow; protective covering that protects something from direct sunlight
part; nature;  description of a person's attributes, traits, or abilities
eccentricity; oddness; an odd or unusual characteristic; private ownership; proprietorship
an open receptacle for holding or displaying, or serving articles or food
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cubism     Speak
 
(5)
n.  
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rejection; an act of excluding or shutting out
space or place that is available to be used; emptiness
a device designed to transmit electricity, heat; the person who collects fares on a public conveyance
an artistic movement in France beginning in 1907 that featured surfaces of geometrical planes
air; a mixture of gases that surrounds any planet
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dispense     Speak
 
(6)
v.  
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widen; grow broad or broader
be absorbed in one's thoughts; consider or say thoughtfully
charm by sorcery; get control of by magical words and rites
distribute; prepare and give out; deal out in parts or portions
plunge, especially headfirst, into the water; plummet
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effective     Speak
 
(7)
a. or ad.  
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extremely bad; terrible; dreadful
ready; fully developed; mature
relying on or requiring the aid of another for support
wandering beyond one's bounds; exceeding due bounds; wild; excessive; unrestrained
efficient; productive; producing a strong impression or response
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exploration     Speak
 
(8)
n.  
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radiation; discharge; an act of emitting
a United States coin worth one-tenth of a dollar
modification; alteration or adjustment in structure or habits
travel for discovery
choice; variety; collection
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guess     Speak
 
(9)
v.  
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hug; adopt or espouse; accept readily; hold close with the arms, usually as an expression of affection
endure or survive the effects of wind, rain, or other forces
dominate; occupy; have and control fully and exclusively
form an opinion concerning, without knowledge or means of knowledge; judge of at random
draw to, or cause to tend to; engage or fix, as the mind, attention; invite or allure
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hide     Speak
 
(10)
v.  
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paddle; walk through relatively shallow water
go through an area in search of prey; pursue; walk with a stiff or angry gait; move threateningly
prevent from being seen or discovered
vary; go in different directions from the same point
pay attention to; listen to, and consider
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industrious     Speak
 
(11)
a. or ad.  
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diligent; hard-working; busy, and laborious
lucky; bringing something good and unforeseen
damaging; noxious; detrimental; dangerous
having affection or warm regard; loving; fond; kindly inclined; zealous
alert and watchful; considerate; thoughtful
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juice     Speak
 
(12)
n.  
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the exertion of strength or power, whether physical or mental, in performing an act or aiming at an object
a long piece of cloth worn about the head, neck, or shoulders
liquid; the liquid part that can be extracted from plant or animal tissue
one who seeks what another seeks, or claims what another claim; one who competes; rival
one who loves and defends his or her country
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negligent     Speak
 
(13)
a. or ad.  
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superior; elevated in rank, character, or status; of high moral or intellectual value
rich and superior in quality; lavish
failing to be careful enough or to give enough attention to your responsibilities; inattentive
negligent; taking insufficient care; reckless
extreme; inordinate; too much
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overcome     Speak
 
(14)
v.  
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defeat another in competition or conflict; conquer; prevail over
go through an area in search of prey; pursue; walk with a stiff or angry gait; move threateningly
scold harshly; criticize severely
activate; stimulate; make someone more likely to do something
avoid deliberately; keep away from
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quotation     Speak
 
(15)
n.  
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marriage ceremony; an act of marrying; the anniversary of a marriage
passage or expression that is quoted or cited; the practice of quoting from books
sponsorship; support; state of being a sponsor
someone who writes plays
conservation; the act of keeping something the same or of preventing it from being damaged
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requisite     Speak
 
(16)
n.  
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arc of colored light in the sky caused by the refraction of the sun's rays by rain
liability; obligation; money or goods or services owed by one person to another
soaking up; small absorbent contraceptive pad, used for bathing or cleaning
close attention; work of applying something; verbal or written request for assistance
necessary requirement; indispensable item
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shell     Speak
 
(17)
n.  
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biography or story written by yourself
without elevations or depressions; flat; smooth; not rich; simple; without beauty; not handsome
quality or power of ready invention; quickness or acuteness in forming new combinations
alteration in the shape or dimensions; a change for the worse
the hard outer covering of something, especially nuts, eggs, and some animals
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sociable     Speak
 
(18)
a. or ad.  
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containing nothing; not holding or having anything within; void of contents or appropriate contents
unendurable; so unpleasant, distasteful, or painful as to be intolerable
a measure of temperature used widely in Europe
negligent; taking insufficient care; reckless
gregarious; friendly; inclined to or conducive to companionship with others
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unbearable     Speak
 
(19)
a. or ad.  
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affected with madness; insane; deranged
marked by new or introducing radical change
unendurable; so unpleasant, distasteful, or painful as to be intolerable
involving risk or danger; hazardous
lacking education or knowledge; unaware
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unsatisfactory     Speak
 
(20)
a. or ad.  
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easily approached or entered; obtainable; easy to talk to or get along with
constituting or affording pleasing views of natural features; beautiful
free from disturbance; pacific
not giving satisfaction;  inadequate
obscured by fog; indistinct or hazy in outline
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