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IELTS Vocabulary: Level 3
anticipation     Speak
 
(1)
n.  
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something expected; pleasurable expectation; wishing with confidence
written with or by the hand; not printed; literary or musical composition written with the hand
argument; angry altercation; quarrel; verbal controversy; debate
condition of being dependent on chance; uncertainty; possibility
a civil officer with the power to administer and enforce the law
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breakthrough     Speak
 
(2)
n.  
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any thick lump, mass, or cake, especially a large regularly shaped or molded mass, as of bread
paper cut to the right size for writing letters; writing materials and office supplies
act of overcoming or penetrating an obstacle or restriction
the adhesive tape used in dressing wounds; a hardened surface as on a wall or ceiling
a small amount; a long, narrow piece cut or torn off; long, irregular strip that is cut or torn off
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clash     Speak
 
(3)
v.  
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become worse; decline; fall
input; enter; put or set into, between, or among
bound or obliged in law or equity
make noise by striking against something; dash noisily together; meet in opposition
acclaim; express approval, especially by clapping the hands
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consent     Speak
 
(4)
v.  
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compliment someone, often insincerely and sometimes to win favor; enhance someone's vanity by praising them
worsen; make worse or more troublesome
set right; correct by calculation or adjustment
revise and prepare for publication; select, correct, arrange the matter of, for publication
agree in opinion or sentiment; be of the same mind; accord; concur; allow
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dart     Speak
 
(5)
v.  
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put into effect; carry out the legalities of
ignore; disregard;  fail to notice; watch over
move suddenly and rapidly
disregard; ignore; pay little or no attention to
charge a fee for using;  sound in slowly repeated single tones; announce or summon by ringing a bell
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diplomatic     Speak
 
(6)
a. or ad.  
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relating to diplomacy; marked by tact and sensitivity in dealing with others
having lost freshness; lacking originality or spontaneity
not obligatory; left to choice; not compulsory or automatic
native; originating where it is found
smooth; being such as to cause things to slip or slide
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extinct     Speak
 
(7)
a. or ad.  
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qualified; desirable and worthy of choice, especially for marriage
thorough; including all or everything; broad in scope
gloomy; dismal; dark, colorless, or cheerless
inclined; lying face downward; having a tendency
no longer existing or living; vanished; dead
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formidable     Speak
 
(8)
a. or ad.  
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having quality or power of producing; yielding or furnishing results; causing to exist
arousing fear; threatening; difficult to undertake or defeat
pitiless; cruel; having no compassion or pity; merciless
quickly perceptive; keen; having a sharp point or tip; extremely sharp or severe
assumedly; supposedly; used to say what you think is the likely situation
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handbook     Speak
 
(9)
n.  
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a vessel belonging to a regular line of packets, like ship or plane
field covered with grass; meadow
psychological disorder by delusions; extreme, irrational distrust of others
a solid geometric figure with straight parallel sides and a circular or oval cross-section
concise reference book providing specific information
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instruct     Speak
 
(10)
v.  
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recover; find and bring in; get back
help to flourish; advance in rank; publicize
estimate  value; judge worth of something
display proudly or shamelessly; show oneself off
teach; make aware of
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longitude     Speak
 
(11)
n.  
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an imaginary great circle on the surface of the earth passing through the north and south poles
partnership; league; state of being combined into one body
the degree to which people keep themselves or their environment clean; sanitation
convention; standard; rule
any of a large group of nitrogenous organic compounds that are essential constituents of living cells
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mingle     Speak
 
(12)
v.  
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be all mixed up or jumbled together;
become worse; decline; fall
pierce; go through; permeate
give or restore confidence in; cause to feel sure or certain
refuse to give; refrain from giving, granting, or permitting; deduct from employee's salary
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opponent     Speak
 
(13)
n.  
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something surrendered as punishment for crime or error
understanding; grasping the inner nature of things intuitively
contestant; someone who offers opposition
something hazy and indistinct to the sight or mind; dim, confused appearance;  moral stain or blot
border; rim; the amount by which one thing is different from another
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pimple     Speak
 
(14)
n.  
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act of yielding; point yielded; acknowledgment or admission
any small acuminated elevation of the cuticle; small inflammatory dermal tumor or swelling
element in a mixture or compound
mount or whole of any number of individuals or particulars added together; amount
act of passing something along from one person, group, or station to another
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prototype     Speak
 
(15)
n.  
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one who has charge of money; cash keeper
visible watery vapor suspended in the atmosphere; haze before the eyes that blurs the vision
fact or state of having been created; the act of investing with a new office or title
original work used as a model; original type
a tool consisting of a broad scoop, or hollow blade, with a handle, used for lifting and throwing loose substances
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relevant     Speak
 
(16)
a. or ad.  
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moderate to inferior in quality; ordinary; commonplace
very miserable; sunk in, or accompanied by deep affliction or distress; calamitous; woeful; worthless
caused by disease; pathological or diseased; unhealthy or unwholesome
pertinent; having a connection with the matter at hand
in addition; moreover; still further
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slit     Speak
 
(17)
n.  
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the overall design of a page; plan or design of something that is laid out
a close relationship, connection, or link; a secret love affair
faithfulness to obligations, duties, or observances
sailor or seaman; thick, black, viscous liquid obtained by the distillation of wood, coal
long, straight, narrow cut or opening; slot; pocket
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submarine     Speak
 
(18)
n.  
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the channel used to conduct gas or liquid around another pipe or a fixture
last offer; final statement of terms made by one party to another
submersible warship; move forward or under in a sliding motion; underwater
one skilled particularly in the technical details of work
loyalty to a nation, sovereign, or cause; fidelity to any person or thing; devotion
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trend     Speak
 
(19)
n.  
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loss of hope; utter hopelessness; complete despondency
popular taste; the general direction in which something tends to move
state of extreme confusion or agitation; commotion or tumult
reproduction of a written record as a legal or school record
the craft of making earthenware; ceramic ware made from clay
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veil     Speak
 
(20)
n.  
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reproduction of a written record as a legal or school record
the degree to which people keep themselves or their environment clean; sanitation
order from one having authority; decision, order, or sentence by a court
a length of cloth worn by women over the head, shoulders, and often the face; cover; hide
a small piece or bit; fragment; fragment; leftover bits of food; remnant
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