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IELTS Vocabulary English Vocabulary Lesson 39 IELTS Exams Preparation

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IELTS Vocabulary English Vocabulary Lesson 39 IELTS Exams Preparation

391-Inevitable (Adj)

 Definition: sure to happen; unavoidable.

 Synonyms: bound to happen, sure to happen, unavoidable, inescapable.

 Usage: His resignation was inevitable.

392-Honed (Verb) past tense: honed; past participle: honed

 Definition: refine or perfect (something) over some time.

 Usage: Some of your best players in the world honed their skills playing street football.

393-Meddle (Verb)

 Definition: interfere in something that is not one’s concern.

 Synonyms: butt in intruding, pry, interfere.

 Usage: They don’t want him meddling in our affairs.

394-Influx (Noun)

 Definition: an entry or arrival of large numbers of people or things.

 Synonyms: stream, flood, inrush, rush.

 Usage: They have a large influx of tourists in the summer.

395-Vowed (Verb)

 Definition: solemnly promise to do a specified thing.

 Synonyms: swear, swear/state under oath, swear on the Bible, take an oath

 Usage: The rebels vowed to continue fighting.

396-Regime (Noun)

 Definition: a government, especially an authoritarian one.

 Synonyms: government, authorities, a system of government, rule

 Usage: The military regime controls very carefully what is written.

397-Annihilate (Verb)

 Definition: destroy utterly; obliterate.

 Synonyms: destroy, wipe out, obliterate, wipe off the face of the earth

 Usage: This was an attempt to eradicate an entire people.

398-Devastate (Verb) Definition: destroy or ruin.

 Synonyms: destroy, ruin, leave in ruins, wreck, lay waste

 Usage: The city was devastated by a massive earthquake.

399-Escalation (Noun)

 Definition: a rapid increase; arise.

 Synonyms: rapid increase, hike, growth

 Usage: An escalation in oil prices.

400-Catastrophe (Noun)

 Definition: an event is causing significant and usually sudden damage or suffering; a disaster.

 Synonyms: disaster, calamity, cataclysm, crisis, holocaust, ruin

 Usage: The bush fires were the latest in a growing list of catastrophes.

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