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IELTS Vocabulary: Level 5
antiquated     Speak
 
(1)
a. or ad.  
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in a manner free from fear or risk
magnificent and splendid, suggesting abundance and great expense; luxurious
of the same kin; related by blood
too old to be fashionable, suitable, or useful; obsolete; aged
shy; craven; lacking self-confidence; shy
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appellation     Speak
 
(2)
n.  
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a sharp-edged cutting instrument used especially for shaving the face or other body parts
beverage made from juice pressed from apples
name; title; the act of naming; the act of appealing for aid, sympathy
a fixed, especially religious, belief or set of beliefs; doctrine
noble birth; quality of being noble; noble-mindedness; liberality in giving
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cadence     Speak
 
(3)
n.  
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act of purging of sin or guilt; the act of cleaning by getting rid of impurities
apartment barely meeting minimal standards
something that is carried out; act or action; feat or exploit
act of playing honor to a divine being; worship paid to God; the act of addressing as a god
rhythmic rise and fall of words or sounds; beat
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craft     Speak
 
(4)
v.  
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the drawback, as with fear or pain; spring back
make a firm decision about; find a solution to
read or examine, typically with great care
make by hand and with much skill
confirm; prove the truth by a presentation of evidence or testimony
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dispatch     Speak
 
(5)
n.  
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air pollution by a mixture of smoke and fog
wood or collection of trees, shrubs
act of sending off something; the property of being prompt and efficient; message usually sent in haste
a turning; circuitous route; deviation from a direct course
a large group or crowd; wandering troop or gang; a moving crowd
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emerald     Speak
 
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most advantageous; optimum; ideal
subject to punishment by law
not able to be entered; beyond understanding
of precious stone of rich green color; of a rich green color
vigorous in the body; strong; powerful; performed with valor or bravery; heroic
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frenzy     Speak
 
(7)
n.  
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a fixed, especially religious, belief or set of beliefs; doctrine
temporary madness or delirium
biologist knowledgeable about natural history
scornful treatment; insulting speech or conduct
ill-will or hatred toward another, accompanied with the disposition to irritate, annoy, or thwart
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hedgehog     Speak
 
(8)
n.  
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plant of the genus Zingiber, of the East and West Indies
small European insectivore, having the hair on the upper part of its body mixed with prickles or spines
one that acts on behalf of other persons or organizations
machines or devices that apply pressure or print; collecting and publishing of news; journalism in general
cause or condition of pain, suffering, or distress
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impersonal     Speak
 
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into separate parts or pieces; apart
having no personal preference; objective
not yet decided or settled; awaiting conclusion or confirmation
unforgettable; worthy of being remembered; very important or remarkable
hidden; secret; situated or operating beneath the earth's surface; underground
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justly     Speak
 
(10)
a. or ad.  
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for a limited time only
weak; feeble; limp; slight; vain; without strength or solidity
various; miscellaneous; separate; distinct; diverse
continuous, without interruption; intact
with honesty; rightfully; fairly
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majesty     Speak
 
(11)
n.  
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treatment; reception; entertainment
nobility; greatness and dignity of a sovereign; royal personage
a motor vehicle with large back wheels and thick tires, used on farms for pulling machinery
approval, by an authority, generally one that makes something valid; penalty intended to ensure compliance
incentive; psychological feature that arouses an organism to action toward a desired goal
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motivation     Speak
 
(12)
n.  
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incentive; psychological feature that arouses an organism to action toward a desired goal
usually a short interval of rest or relief; delay in punishment
lack of seriousness; the lightness of manner or speech, especially when inappropriate
gear or tackle with which a draft animal pulls a vehicle or implement; something resembling gear or tackle, as straps
course or direction in which a ship or aircraft is moving; title, subtitle, or topic that stands at the top or beginning
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persecution     Speak
 
(13)
n.  
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act of increasing, or state of being increased; augmentation; aggravation
sudden turn or start of mind; temporary eccentricity; fancy
unfair or cruel treatment over a long period of time because of race, religion, or political beliefs
quilted bed; bed stuffed with hair, moss, or other suitable material, and quilted or otherwise fastened
condition or quality of being completely forgotten; official overlooking of offenses; amnesty
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prophetic     Speak
 
(14)
a. or ad.  
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deeply, often dreamily thoughtful; engaged in serious thought or reflection; contemplative
moved by sexual love; loving
giving offense to the conscience or moral feelings; exciting reprobation; calling out condemnation
gloomy; depressing or grave; dull or dark in color
foretelling events as if by divine inspiration
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realization     Speak
 
(15)
n.  
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gain information about the enemy; inspection or exploration of an area
act of financing; financial resources provided to make some project possible
all that is left after other parts have been taken away, used up, or destroyed; corpse; ancient ruins or fossils
fulfillment; awareness; coming to understand something clearly and distinctly
production by a gradual process; the act of working out with great care in detail
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retroactive     Speak
 
(16)
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lazy; slow to heal, grow, or develop; inactive
deserving high respect; impressive because of age; profoundly honored
extending in scope or effect to a prior time or prior conditions
flexible; moving and bending with ease
having no justification; groundless; not guaranteed to be good, sound, or of a certain quality
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shamble     Speak
 
(17)
v.  
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utter or emit low dull sounds; move or proceed with a deep, long, rolling sound
fill with horror and loathing; horrify; hate
walk in an awkward, lazy, or unsteady manner, shuffling the feet
pour, as liquid, out of one vessel into another; transfer by pouring
cut into very small pieces; chop fine; suppress or weaken the force of
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stature     Speak
 
(18)
n.  
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height; status; high level of respect
deed or action, particularly a brave deed
plants of a region or era; plants considered as a group; bacteria that normally inhabit a bodily organ
one who enjoys exciting, dangerous activities, often in foreign countries
a small horse;  small glass of beer; word for word translation of a foreign language text
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tortuous     Speak
 
(19)
a. or ad.  
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able to live both on land and in water
aimless; haphazard; at random; not connected with the subject
marked by repeated turns or bends; winding or twisting; not straightforward; circuitous
bodily; of material nature; tangible
not able to be corrected or repaired
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wax     Speak
 
(20)
n.  
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one that acts on behalf of other persons or organizations
any of various natural, oily, or greasy heat-sensitive substances
established ceremony prescribed by a religion
small, short, sharp-pointed nail, usually having a broad, flat head
agreement of opinions; harmonious state of things
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