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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 source of inspiration for a creative artist.

 Synonyms: inspiration, creative influence, stimulus

 Usage: The poet has written muse lyrics.

194-Inconceivable (Adj)

 Definition: unbelievable, not capable of being imagined or grasped mentally; 

 Synonyms: beyond belief, unbelievable, complicated.

 Usage: It seemed inconceivable that the president had been unaware of what was going on.

195-Shun (Verb) gerund or present participle: 

 Definition: persistently avoid, ignore, or reject through antipathy or caution.

 Synonyms: avoid, evade, eschew, steer clear of

 Usage: He shunned fashionable society.

196-Lop (Verb) gerund or present participle: lopping

 Definition: cut off from the main body

 Synonyms: saw, hew, slice, cut, chop, hack

 Usage: He had lopped some trees without permission.

197-Retrenchments 

 Definition: To lessen costs or spending in response to economic life.

 Usage: That period of retrenchment will see companies shed staff.

198-Trove (Noun)

 Definition: a store of delightful or valuable things.

 Usage: The cellar consisted of a trove of rare wines.

199-Percolate (Verb) gerund or present participle: percolating

 Definition: filter gradually through a porous surface or substance(of a liquid or gas).

 Synonyms: filter, drain, drip, ooze, seep

 Usage: The liquid percolating through the soil may leach out minerals.

200-Bout (Noun)

 Definition: a short period of intense activity of a specified kind.

 Synonyms: spell, period, time, stretch, a stint

 Usage: Occasional bouts of strenuous exercise.

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