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IELTS Vocabulary: Level 4
ambiguous     Speak
 
(1)
a. or ad.  
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hardly; barely; only just
capable of being held, maintained, or defended, as against an assailant or objector
partly transparent; transmitting rays of light without permitting objects to be distinctly seen
marked by or having equity; just and impartial
unclear or doubtful in meaning
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beset     Speak
 
(2)
v.  
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get away from by artifice; escape by dexterity; avoid giving a direct answer to
seek information by asking a question
move or cause to move energetically and busily; teem
attack from all sides; trouble persistently; hem in
flow over; cover with, or as with, water or other fluid; spread over; flow over the brim of
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compose     Speak
 
(3)
v.  
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stop and rob a vehicle in transit; seize control of  by the use of force
anticipate; predict; know about something before it happens
write; create; make or create by putting together parts or elements
inscribe or dedicate; attribute to a specified cause, source, or origin; assign as a quality
spread or flow throughout; pervade
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counterpart     Speak
 
(4)
n.  
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duplicate copy; one that closely resembles another
a long, narrow, flat piece of wood or similar material, of the type used for making floors
excuse; something serving to conceal plans; the fictitious reason
a piece of orange or lemon peel used to give flavor to liquor; something that gives a pleasant taste; appetizer
great destruction resulting in the extensive loss of life, especially by fire; massive slaughter
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demolish     Speak
 
(5)
v.  
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chat; talk informally; engage in a spoken exchange of thoughts
find fault or rail with rude clamor; utter harsh, rude, boisterous rebuke
be or go before something or someone in time or space
raze; destroy; do away with completely; put an end to
wound seriously; cause permanent loss of function of limb or part of the body
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elastic     Speak
 
(6)
a. or ad.  
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following in time or order; succeeding; later
scenic; striking or interesting in an unusual way
knowing or perceiving; part of mental functions that deals with logic
questionable; filled with doubt
springing back; having the power of rebounding; able to return quickly to a former state or condition
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evict     Speak
 
(7)
v.  
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flow in drops; run or flow slowly; drip
cause to come together formally
put out by legal process; expel; eject; oust
put out a fire; extinguish;  put an end to; destroy
change or alter by bringing in something new
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expire     Speak
 
(8)
v.  
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spread out; effuse; issue or emerge in rays or waves
destroy completely; reduce to nonexistence
make threefold or triple; play or sing the highest part or most acute sounds
restrain; prevent or forbid; hold back
come to an end; terminate; lose validity; breathe one's last breath; die
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granary     Speak
 
(9)
n.  
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effort or attempt; the exertion of physical or mental powers toward the attainment of an object
direct financial aid by the government
a period of fourteen consecutive days
building for storing threshed grain; region yielding much grain
a joint that holds two parts together so that one can swing relative to the other
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inaugurate     Speak
 
(10)
v.  
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obtain or receive from a source; trace the origin or development of
reach a conclusion; become systemic and spread throughout the body
start; initiate; induct into office by a formal ceremony
cause something to multiply or breed; cause to extend to a broader area or larger number
set apart; distinguish; perceive or show the difference in or between
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latent     Speak
 
(11)
a. or ad.  
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following one after another without interruption; sequential
striking one object against another sharply
expressing, or consisting of, the number two; belonging to two
present or potential but not evident or active; dormant; hidden
checking perpendicularity; exactly vertical
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migrate     Speak
 
(12)
v.  
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kindle; cause to start burning; set fire to
serve as a memorial to; honor the memory of with a ceremony
ruin; lay waste; destroy; make desolate
put out or expel from a place; discharge
move from one country or region to another and settle there
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oar     Speak
 
(13)
n.  
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representation of common ground between two things; extend over and cover a part of
exhausting labor or effort; any thread, web, or string spread for taking prey
garden; area of land devoted to the cultivation of fruit or nut trees
the amount of money turned over in a specified time; the number of people replaced in a business
long, thin, usually wooden pole with a blade at one end, used to row or steer a boat
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outspoken     Speak
 
(14)
a. or ad.  
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springing back; having the power of rebounding; able to return quickly to a former state or condition
given to expressing yourself freely or insistently
gloomy; feeling of thoughtful sadness; affected by depression
worldly rather than spiritual; not specifically relating to religion; lasting from century to century
greatly exceeding bounds of reason or moderation; exceeding proper limits
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piracy     Speak
 
(15)
n.  
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the practice of traveling for pleasure; the business of providing tours and services for tourists
an additional charge; charge an extra fee
crime of pirate; robbery committed at sea; unauthorized use or reproduction of copyrighted or patented material
representation of common ground between two things; extend over and cover a part of
a district of a city marked by poverty and inferior living conditions
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prodigious     Speak
 
(16)
a. or ad.  
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impressively great in size, force, or extent; enormous
awkward; lacking grace in movement or posture
extremely careful and diligent work or effort; taking of pains
ultimate; occurring at an unspecified time in the future
amid; in the middle of; among
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seep     Speak
 
(17)
v.  
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vibrate or move quickly; drive in disorder; throw into confusion; wave or flap rapidly in an irregular manner
monopolize; command; rule; prevail; be prevalent in
occupy exclusively; absorb; acquire most or all of; write or print the final draft of; make large or larger
pass gradually or leak through, as if through small openings
pile up; collect;  mount up; increase
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stipulate     Speak
 
(18)
v.  
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write under something else; subscribe; assume financial responsibility for; guarantee against failure
cause to feel remorse or regret; feel regret or self-reproach for
go through or across, often under difficult conditions
specify or arrange in agreement; express demand in agreement; promise in agreement
quote; adduce as an instance
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tentative     Speak
 
(19)
a. or ad.  
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very cautious; on guard; watchful
spread or scattered over a considerable extent; occurring or accepted widely
hesitant; not fully worked out or developed; experimental; not definite or positive
of the same or similar nature or kind
easily seen or understood; obvious; apparent; clear
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unilateral     Speak
 
(20)
a. or ad.  
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causing, or tending to cause ruin; destructive; baneful; pernicious
sophisticated; of worldwide scope
diligent; responsible; reliable
no longer current or applicable; antiquated
being on one side only; affecting but one side; one-sided
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