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IELTS Vocabulary English Vocabulary Lesson 29 IELTS Exams Preparation

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IELTS Vocabulary English Vocabulary Lesson 29 IELTS Exams Preparation

291-Catastrophic (Adj)

 Definition: involving or causing sudden significant damage or suffering.

 Synonyms: disastrous, calamitous, cataclysmic, ruinous, tragic

 Usage: The catastrophic consequences of a significant oil spill.

292-Revelations (Noun)

 Definition: a surprising unknown fact that has been disclosed to others.

 Synonyms: divulgence, declaration, utterance, disclosure, a surprising fact.

 Usage: the further revelation has rocked Washington that the alleged killer is a respected economist.

293-Steer(Verb) steered

 Definition: A control of the movement of (a vehicle, vessel, or aircraft).

 Synonyms: maneuver; navigate, pilot, guide, direct.

 Usage: They steered the boat slowly towards the busy quay.

294-Soured (Verb)

 Definition: make or become unpleasant, abusive, or complex.

 Synonyms: make resentful, anger, embitter, make bitter.

 Usage: A fight soured relations between the two families.

295-Levy (Verb)

 Definition: impose (a tax, fee, or fine).

 Synonyms: impose, charge, exact, demand, raise

 Usage: A tax of two percent was levied on all cargoes.

296-Aggravate (Verb)

 Definition: make (a problem, injury, or offense) worse or more serious.

 Usage: Your action would only aggravate the situation.

297-Exasperation (Noun)

 Definition: a feeling of intense annoyance or irritation.

 Synonyms: chagrin, vexation, anger, irritation, annoyance.

 Usage: She provoked exasperation among her colleagues.

298-Greasy (Adj)

 Definition: (of a person ) unpleasantly or insincerely polite.

 Synonyms: ingratiating, fawning, groveling

Usage: The greasy man from the newspaper.

299-Hustle (Verb) gerund or present participle: hustling

 Definition: jostle, push roughly.

 Synonyms: bump, knock, shove, nudge, jostle, push, push roughly.

 Usage: He was hissed and hustled as he went.

300-Intrigue (Verb) 

 Definition: Prepare secret plans to do something illicit to someone.

 Synonyms: take part in a conspiracy, plot, hatch a plot, conspire.

 Usage: The ministers were intriguing for their gains.

IELTS Vocabulary English Vocabulary Lesson 28 IELTS Exams Preparation