IELTS Vocabulary English Vocabulary Lesson 36 IELTS Exams Preparation
361-Reaffirm (Verb) Definition: state again firmly.
Usage: He reaffirmed his commitment to the agreement.
Definition: a god or goddess (in a polytheistic religion).
Synonyms: god, goddess, divine being, celestial being, supreme being, divinity
Usage: A deity of ancient Greece.
Definition: turn up the earth (an area of land) with a plough, especially before sowing.
Synonyms: harrow, ridge, break up, turn up, cultivate, till, work, furrow,
Usage: The fields had been ploughed.
Definition: break or fall apart into small pieces
Synonyms: disintegrate, fall, fall to pieces, fall apart, collapse
Usage: The building is crumbling away.
Definition: a scarcity or lack of something.
Synonyms: lack, scarcity, scarceness, shortage, shortfall, want
Usage: There is a shortage of properly trained specialists.
Definition: media attention or elaborate ceremony.
Synonyms: stir, show, showiness, fuss, commotion
Usage: The laying of the foundation was greeted with great fanfare.
Definition: An institution, place, or person firmly maintaining particular principles, attitudes, or activities.
Synonyms: stronghold, bulwark, defender, support, supporter, guard
Usage: The last bastion of male-only voting in Europe.
Definition: (of something provided or available)
lacking in quantity or quality.
Synonyms: inadequate, scanty, scant, paltry, limited, restricted
369-Subsidiary (Noun) plural noun: subsidiaries Definition: a company controlled by a holding company.
Synonyms: subordinate company,
Usage: Anima is a director of the company’s two principal subsidiaries.
Definition: visible or understood; obvious.
Synonyms: Evident, plain, obvious, apparent, manifest, visible
Usage: Their relief was all too apparent.