IELTS Vocabulary English Vocabulary Lesson 24 IELTS Exams Preparation
Definition: Belongs to an empire.
Synonyms: monarchial, monarchical, royal, regal, monarchal.
Usage: The sign figured on the imperial banners.
242-Unify(Verb) past tense: unified; past participle:unified
Definition: uniform, or whole., make or become united,
Synonyms: join (together), merge, fuse, amalgamate., unite, bring together.
Usage: They unified the confederacy into a powerful entity.
243-Millennium plural noun: millennia
Definition: a period of a thousand years
Usage: There was no concept of money during the 3rd millennium BC.
244-Seize(verb) past tense: seized
Definition: take hold of suddenly and forcibly.
Synonyms: seize hold of, grab hold of, take hold of, lay hold of, grab, grasp, snatch.
Usage: A protester seized the microphone.
245-Derive past participle: derived
Definition: obtain something from
Synonyms: take, gain, acquire, procure, extract, obtain, get.
Usage: They hated the work, only deriving consolation from his reading of poetry.
Definition: state or order authoritatively.
Synonyms: give orders to, order around, boss (about/everywhere), impose one’s will on
Usage: My son is always dictating to her friends.
Definition: raw state.
Synonyms: unrefined, unpurified, unprocessed, untreated; unmilled
Usage: They convert crude oil into petroleum.
Definition: a highly significant number of things or people.
Synonyms: a lot, scores, quantities, multitude, a large/great number/quantity.
Usage: Myriads of insects danced around the light above their head.
249-Relinquish (Verb) past tense
Definition: give up., voluntarily cease to keep or claim.
Synonyms: give away; hand over, renounce, give up, part with,
Usage: They relinquished control of the company to his sons.
Definition: something pledged as security for repayment of a loan
Synonyms: security, surety, guarantee, guaranty, pledge, bond
Usage: She put up her house as collateral for the bank loan.