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IELTS Vocabulary English Vocabulary Lesson 28 IELTS Exams Preparation

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IELTS Vocabulary English Vocabulary Lesson 28 IELTS Exams Preparation

281-Instance (Noun)

 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.

282-Inflation (Noun)

 Definition: a general fall in the purchasing and increase in prices.  

 Synonyms:

 Usage: Policies aimed at controlling inflation.

283-Blip (Noun)

 Definition: an unexpected, small, and typically temporary deviation from a general trend.

 Usage: The governor dismissed rising inflation as a blip.

284-Endured (Verb)

 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.

288-Faction (Noun)

 Definition: dissension within an organization.

 Synonyms: dissent, dispute, infighting, dissension.

 Usage: Different faction increasingly split the Jewry.

289-Staid (Adj)

 Definition: sedate, respectable, and unadventurous.

 Synonyms: sedate, respectable, quiet, serious, serious-minded

 Usage: Staid law firms.

290-Contraventions (Noun)

 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.

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