IELTS Vocabulary English Vocabulary Lesson 28 IELTS Exams Preparation
Definition: an example or single occurrence of something.
Synonyms: example, occasion, occurrence, case, representative case
Usage: There was not a single instance of religious persecution.
Definition: a general fall in the purchasing and increase in prices.
Usage: Policies aimed at controlling inflation.
Definition: an unexpected, small, and typically temporary deviation from a general trend.
Usage: The governor dismissed rising inflation as a blip.
Definition: suffer (something painful or difficult) patiently.
Synonyms: live through, experience, undergo, go through
Usage: They had to endure a great deal of suffering.
285-Retain present participle: retaining
Definition: keep possession of., continue to have (something).
Synonyms: keep hold of, keep, keep possession.
Usage: He retained a minority share in the privatized industries.
286-Domineer present participle: domineering
Definition: analyze one’s will over another in a proud way.
Synonyms: pressurize, menace, hector, browbeat, bully, intimidate.
Usage: domineering husband, John, had been a martyr to her stern,
287-Amass past participle: amassed
Definition: accumulate over time or gather together.
Synonyms: assemble, accumulate, gather, collect.
Usage: They amassed a fortune estimated at close to a million pounds.
Definition: dissension within an organization.
Synonyms: dissent, dispute, infighting, dissension.
Usage: Different faction increasingly split the Jewry.
Definition: sedate, respectable, and unadventurous.
Synonyms: sedate, respectable, quiet, serious, serious-minded
Usage: Staid law firms.
Definition: an action that offends against a law, treaty, or another ruling.
Synonyms: breach, violation, infringement, non-observance
Usage: The publishing of misleading advertisements was a contravention of the Act.