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IELTS Vocabulary English Vocabulary Lesson 33 IELTS Exams Preparation

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IELTS Vocabulary English Vocabulary Lesson 33 IELTS Exams Preparation

IELTS DEFINITION

331-Sheer (Adj)

 Definition: (used for emphasis) nothing other than; unmitigated.

 Synonyms: absolute, total, pure, utter, complete.

 Usage: They wished at the sheer audacity of the plan.

332-Bulked (Verb) 

 Definition: treat quantity appears more significant than it is.

 Synonyms: expand, fill out, make bigger,

 Usage: There is a bulk quantity of wheat.

333-Counterparts (Noun)

 Synonyms: peer, equal, equivalent, opposite number.

Usage: He held talks with his French counterpart.

334-Depreciation (Noun)

 Definition: a value down of an asset over time.

 Synonyms: decrease in value, lowering in value, devaluation, devaluing.

 Usage: They are concerned about the depreciation of house prices.

335-amortization: Amortization is an accounting term that refers to the process of allocating the cost of an intangible asset over some time.

336-Hog (Verb) gerund or present participle: hogging Definition: take or use most or all of (something) unfairly or selfishly.

 Synonyms: dominate, take over, monopolize, keep to oneself, 

 Usage: He never hogged the limelight.

337-Owe (Verb) past tense: owed; past participle:

 owed

 Definition: must pay or repay in return for something received.

 Synonyms: be indebted (to), be in arrears (to), be under an obligation (to)

 Usage: He denied they owe money to the company.

338-Hassle (Noun)

 Definition: irritating inconvenience.

 Synonyms: bother, nuisance, problem, struggle, inconvenience, difficulty, annoyance,

 Usage: Parking in the city center is a hassle.

339-Dissipated (Adj)

 Definition: (of a person) overindulging in sensual pleasures.

 Synonyms: decadent, intemperate, immoderate, dissolute, debauched.

 Usage: He was a dissipated youth.

340-Nevertheless (Adverb)

 Definition: despite that, notwithstanding; all the same.

 Synonyms: despite that/everything, nonetheless, even so, however, but, still

 Usage: Statements which, although true, are nevertheless misleading.

IELTS Vocabulary English Vocabulary Lesson 33 IELTS Exams Preparation