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IELTS Vocabulary English Vocabulary Lesson 25 IELTS Exams Preparation

IELTS Vocabulary English Vocabulary Lesson 25 IELTS Exams Preparation


251-Nudged (Verb)

 Definition: prod (someone) gently with one’s elbow to attract attention.

 Synonyms: elbow, dig, poke,

 Usage: People are nudging each other and pointing at me.

252-Verdict (Noun)

 Definition: a decision on an issue of fact in a civil or criminal case or an inquest.

 Synonyms: judgment, adjudication, judgment, decision

 Usage: The camera recorded a verdict of death by misadventure.

253-Baffling (Adj)

 Definition: perplexing, impossible to understand.

 Usage: The crime is a baffling mystery for us.

254-Plethora (Noun)

 Definition: a large or excessive amount of something.

 Usage: A plethora of committees and subcommittees.

255-Conduit (Noun)

 Definition: a channel for conveying water or other fluid.

 Synonyms: duct, pipe, tube, gutter, groove, channel.

 Usage: Springwater ran down a conduit into the brewery.

256-Eroded (Verb)

 Definition: gradually destroy or be progressively destroyed.

 Synonyms: wear away/down, rub, scrape away, grind down, crumble, dissolve

 Usage: The rainwater has eroded the soil.

257-Hiccups (Noun)

 Definition: with a sudden closure of the glottis and a characteristic gulping sound, an involuntary spasm of the diaphragm and respiratory organs, 

 Usage: Then she got hiccups.

258-Conceit (Noun)

 Definition: excessive pride in oneself.

 Synonyms: conceitedness, self-love, self-admiration, vanity, narcissism.

 Usage: Your eyes widened at his extraordinary conceit.

259-Invocation (Noun)

 Definition: the function of invoking something or someone.

 Synonyms: acknowledgment, calling on; appeal to, citation, mention.

 Usage: Her invocation of themes favored by the grassroots supporters.

260-Precedents (Noun)

 Definition: an earlier event or action that is regarded as an example or guide to be considered in subsequent similar circumstances.

 Synonyms: example, pattern, previous case, model.

 Usage: There are substantial precedents for using interactive media in exercise.

Parts Of Speech Preposition Role In Basic English Grammar