IELTS Vocabulary English Vocabulary Lesson 40 IELTS Exams Preparation
Definition: based on or by what is generally done or believed.
Synonyms: normal, standard, regular, ordinary, usual, traditional
Usage: A conventional morality had dictated behavior.
Definition: large-caliber guns used in warfare on land.
Synonyms: (ample) guns, ordnance, cannon (s), cannonry
Usage: Tanks and heavy artillery.
403-Crony (Noun) plural noun: cronies
Definition: a close friend or companion.
Usage: He went gambling with his cronies.
404-Deterred (Verb) only a health problem would deter him from seeking re-election
Definition: discourage (someone) from doing something by instilling doubt or fear of the consequences.
Synonyms: discourage, scare off, put off.
Usage: Only a health problem would deter them from seeking re-election.
Definition: interpret wrongly.
Synonyms: misinterpret, put a wrong interpretation on, misunderstand,
Usage: My advice was deliberately misconstrued.
Definition: induce to do something through reasoning or argument.
Synonyms: talk someone into, coax, convince, make, prevail on,
Usage: It wasn’t easy, but they persuaded him to do the right thing.
407-Nukes (Noun) Definition: A nuclear weapon.
Definition: causing anger
Synonyms: exasperating, infuriating, annoying, irritating,
Usage: They were making provocative remarks guaranteed to drive her into a fury.
Definition: prevent (someone) from accomplishing something.
Usage: They never did anything to thwart his father.
Definition: the action of discouraging an activity or event through instilling doubt or fear of the consequences.
Usage: Nuclear missiles remain the central deterrence against possible aggression.