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IELTS Vocabulary English Vocabulary Lesson 24 IELTS Exams Preparation

IELTS Vocabulary English Vocabulary Lesson 24 IELTS Exams Preparation

241-Imperial (Adj)

 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.

246-Dictate (Verb)

 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.

247-Crude (Adj)

 Definition: raw state.

 Synonyms: unrefined, unpurified, unprocessed, untreated; unmilled

 Usage: They convert crude oil into petroleum.

248-Myriad (Noun)

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.

250-Collateral (Noun)

 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.

IELTS Vocabulary English Vocabulary Lesson 23 IELTS Exams Preparation