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IELTS Vocabulary English Vocabulary Lesson 21 IELTS Exams Preparation

IELTS Vocabulary English Vocabulary Lesson 21 IELTS Exams Preparation 211-Contrast (Verb) gerund or present participle: contrasting  Definition: differ strikingly.  Synonyms: be at variance with, be contrary to, differ from  Usage: This opinion contrasts with his earlier opinion. 212-Stint (Noun)  Definition: An allotted period of work.  Synonyms: time, turn, spell, stretch, period  Usage: His seven-month stint on the surgical wards. 213-Nous (Noun)  Definition: practical…

IELTS Vocabulary English Vocabulary Lesson 20 IELTS Exams Preparation

IELTS Vocabulary English Vocabulary Lesson 20 IELTS Exams Preparation 201-Lousy (Adj)  Definition: very poor or bad.  Synonyms: awful, terrible, appalling, abysmal  Usage: The service is usually lousy. 202-Stymie (Verb) past tense: stymied; past participle: stymied  Definition: prevent or hinder the progress of.  Synonyms: impede, interfere with, hamper, hinder  Usage: The changes should not be allowed to interfere with new medical treatments. 203-Grumble (Verb)  Definition: complaint about…

IELTS Vocabulary English Vocabulary Lesson 19 IELTS Exams Preparation

IELTS Vocabulary English Vocabulary Lesson 19 IELTS Exams Preparation 191-Dole (noun)  Definition: Benefits for Unemployed; from the state.  Synonyms: Someone having government benefit  Usage: We were on the dole for four years. 192-Persist (Verb)   Definition: Keeping it on in an opinion or course of action despite difficulty or opposition.  Synonyms: persevere, continue, carry on, go on  Usage: The minority of men who persist in drinking. 193-Muse (Noun)  Definition: a person force who is the…

Ielts Vocabulary English Vocabulary Lesson 18 Ielts Exams Preparation

Ielts Vocabulary English Vocabulary Lesson 18 Ielts Exams Preparation 181-Decile (Noun) Definition: each of ten equal groups into which a population can be divided according to the distribution of values of a particular variable. Usage: The lowest income decile of the population. 182-Conceal (Verb) Definition: not allow to be seen; hide. Synonyms: hide, keep out of sight, keep hidden Usage: A leather pouch was concealed under the folds of his kilt. 183-Widen (Verb) gerund or present participle: widening…

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IELTS Vocabulary English Vocabulary Lesson 17 IELTS Exams Preparation

IELTS Vocabulary English Vocabulary Lesson 17 IELTS Exams Preparation 171-Parlay (Verb)  Definition: turn all winnings from a previous bet into by gambling.  Usage: Parlaying a smaller bankroll into big winnings. 172-Contentious (Adj)  Definition: Normally controversial, causing or likely to cause an argument;  Synonyms: controversial, disputable, debatable, disputed, contended.  Usage: The contentious issue of abortion. 173-Deficit (Noun)  Definition: too small money   Synonyms: shortage,…

Hyperbole,Euphemism,Pun,Metonymy And Synecdoche English Poetry Grammar Lesson 3

Hyperbole, Euphemism, Pun, Metonymy And Synecdoche English Poetry Grammar Lesson 3 Figures of Speech can be classified as under Hyperbole, Euphemism, Pun, Metonymy And Synecdoche 9- Hyperbole: In Hyperbole, a statement is made emphatic by overstatement. Examples Of Hyperbole: (i) O Hamlet ! thou hast cleft my heart in twain.  (ii) Here's the feeling of love still; all France's perfumes will not sweeten this little hand.  (iii)Why, boy, if the river were dry, I can fill it with tears. 10- Euphemism:…

Antithesis,Oxymoron,Epigram and Irony English Poetry Grammar Lesson 2

Antithesis, Oxymoron, Epigram and Irony English Poetry Grammar Lesson 2 Figures of Speech may be classified as under Antithesis, Oxymoron, Epigram, and Irony 5- Antithesis: In antithesis, a striking opposition or contrast of words or sentiments is made in the same sentence. It is employed to secure emphasis. Examples Of Antithesis: (i) Better fifty years of Europe than a cycle of Cathay.  (ii) Speech is silver, but silence is golden.  (iii) To err is human, to forgive divine.  (iv) Man proposes,…

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