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IELTS Vocabulary: Level 3
assign     Speak
 
(1)
v.  
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hazard on the event of a contest; stake; engage in, as a contest; venture for hire or reward; employ
adorn; add something to an object or place, especially in order to make it more attractive
come into prominence; spring up; appear
draw or pull behind by a chain or line
appoint; allot; point out authoritatively or exactly
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beforehand     Speak
 
(2)
a. or ad.  
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caused by disease; pathological or diseased; unhealthy or unwholesome
of unusually high quality; excellent; wonderful
likely but not certain to be or become true or real
in state of anticipation; in advance; by way of preparation
unmoved by appeals for sympathy or forgiveness; insensible to distresses of others; unyielding
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clan     Speak
 
(3)
n.  
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living being; system considered analogous in structure or function to a living body
liquids for drinking, usually excluding water; refreshment
faction; tribe; division of a tribe tracing descent from a common ancestor; a large group of relatives
condition or state, especially a bad state or condition
serial arrangement in which things follow in logical order or a recurrent pattern
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conceive     Speak
 
(4)
v.  
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dedicate; give your time or effort completely to something you believe in
grasp or seize hastily, eagerly, or suddenly
row slowly and gently; move through the water by means of repeated short strokes of the limbs
form or develop in mind; devise; become pregnant with; begin or originate in a specific way
move to act; incite; give rise to; assist with a reminder
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decade     Speak
 
(5)
n.  
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enclosed place in which heat is produced; place or time of punishment  or great trial; intensely hot place
small container; pill in the form of small rounded gelatinous; a shortened version of a written work
partnership; league; state of being combined into one body
something that annoys or gives trouble and vexation; something that is offensive or noxious
a group of ten, especially a period of ten years
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drastic     Speak
 
(6)
a. or ad.  
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radical; taking effect violently or rapidly
powerful; having the power to influence or convince; having great control or authority
many; various; amounting to a large indefinite number
lacking in energy or will;  peacefully resistant in response to injustice
qualified; desirable and worthy of choice, especially for marriage
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explosive     Speak
 
(7)
a. or ad.  
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tending or serving to sudden outburst; sudden and loud
exceeding what is necessary or natural; repetitious; excessively wordy
trivial; of little substance; involving a surface only
standard and authoritative rather than new or experimental; relating to the ancient Greeks and Romans
made by humans; produced rather than natural.
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fragment     Speak
 
(8)
n.  
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something producing physical, mental, or emotional vigor
building or house, especially as the great hall, church, or temple; anything shaped like a cupola
official prohibition; decree that prohibits something
the distinct division of written or printed matter that begins on a new, usually indented line
a small part that has been broken off or detached; fraction
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hydrogen     Speak
 
(9)
n.  
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a nonmetallic univalent element that is normally a colorless and odorless, highly flammable diatomic gas
any substances used for making bodies adhere to each other; bond of union; concrete pavement
company; firm; organization created for business ventures
cleansing agent; a substance that acts similarly to soap
the first existence or beginning of anything; birth; fountain
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interpret     Speak
 
(10)
v.  
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explain or tell the meaning of; translate orally; decipher
keep from being seen, found, observed, or discovered; secrete
proliferate; increase; combine by multiplication
get involved; come, appear, or lie between two things
spot; locate or identify with precision
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maneuver     Speak
 
(11)
n.  
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any of a large group of nitrogenous organic compounds that are essential constituents of living cells
last offer; final statement of terms made by one party to another
public transport that consists of a bus or train, or airplane that runs between two points; spacecraft
plan for attaining a particular goal; deliberate, coordinated movement; strategy
someone who has been nominated for something; candidate
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mechanism     Speak
 
(12)
n.  
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application of healing art to mental diseases; a branch of medicine of mental and emotional disorders
act or instance that may be used as an example in subsequent similar cases
lack of money;  state of being poor; lack of the means of providing material needs or comforts
an instrument for measuring temperature
device; machine; the technical aspects of doing something
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outlet     Speak
 
(13)
n.  
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element in a mixture or compound
change toward something smaller or lower; gradual falling off from a better state
the device, as in a home heating system, or an air conditioner, that automatically responds to temperature changes
a vessel belonging to a regular line of packets, like ship or plane
an opening that permits escape or release; an activity that releases creative energy or emotion
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ponder     Speak
 
(14)
v.  
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put together; bring or call together into a group or whole
modify; cause to change; make different; convert
weigh; weigh in mind; view with deliberation; examine carefully; consider attentively
throw with violence or haste; break, as by throwing or by collision; form or sketch rapidly
draw or pull out, usually with some force or effort; remove; get despite difficulties or obstacles
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prototype     Speak
 
(15)
n.  
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cyclone; localized and violently destructive windstorm
having and controlling property
fertile or green spot in a waste or desert
original work used as a model; original type
an unusual or unexpected event or situation that attracts attention, interest, or disapproval
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roam     Speak
 
(16)
v.  
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wander; ramble; stroll
cause to move with violence or sudden force; upset; disturb
overpower with light; confuse the sight of by brilliance of light; bewilder or surprise with brilliancy
refuse to submit to or cooperate with; be unaffected by; resist or withstand
shake involuntarily, as with fear, cold, or weakness; quake; quiver; shiver; shudder
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souvenir     Speak
 
(17)
n.  
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flower; blossom; the best time of youth; period of greatest prosperity or productivity
one's relatives; family; kinfolk
the sensation of dryness in the throat
token of remembrance; a memento; something of sentimental value
any of the short hairs fringing the edge of the eyelid
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suppress     Speak
 
(18)
v.  
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dictate; guide; advise the use of; assert a right; claim
begin; originate; admit into membership
disappear; die out; lose color; lose freshness
put down by force or authority; overwhelm; keep from being revealed
melt, such as snow and ice; defrost; warm weather following a freeze
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token     Speak
 
(19)
n.  
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an artificial channel filled with water; tube or duct
act of causing anger, resentment, displeasure, or affront; violation or infraction of moral or social code
printed or written ticket used in voting; the act of voting; the whole number of votes cast at an election
a law enacted by the legislature; decree or edict, as of a ruler
something intended or supposed to represent another thing; sign or symbol; memorial of friendship
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violate     Speak
 
(20)
v.  
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treat violently; abuse; do violence to; disturb; interrupt
be at an angle; incline
tie, or confine with a cord, band, or chain; make fast; contract; cohere or stick together
make amends for; reimburse
shake with or as if with cold; tremble; break into fragments or splinters
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