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IELTS Vocabulary English Vocabulary Lesson 40 IELTS Exams Preparation

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IELTS Vocabulary English Vocabulary Lesson 40 IELTS Exams Preparation

401-Conventional (Adj)

 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.

402-Artillery (Noun)

 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.

405-Misconstrue (Verb)

 Definition: interpret wrongly.

 Synonyms: misinterpret, put a wrong interpretation on, misunderstand,

 Usage: My advice was deliberately misconstrued.

406-Persuade (Verb)

 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.

408-Provocative (Adj)

 Definition: causing anger 

 Synonyms: exasperating, infuriating, annoying, irritating, 

 Usage: They were making provocative remarks guaranteed to drive her into a fury.

409-Thwart (Verb)

 Definition: prevent (someone) from accomplishing something.

 Usage: They never did anything to thwart his father.

410-Deterrence (Noun)

 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.

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