IELTS most important Vocabulary Vol. 1

IELTS most important Vocabulary Vol. 1

abandon

n. Syn. relinquish
lacking restraint or control; feeling of extreme emotional intensity; unbounded enthusiasm

abandonment:

n.
giving up completely; freedom from constraint

abbreviation:

n.
shortening something by omitting parts of it

abeyance:

n. Syn. suspension
suspended action; temporary cessation or suspension

abide:

v.
endure; put up with; bear; tolerate

ability:

n. Syn. capacity; skill
capacity; skill

abnormal:

a. Syn. anomalous; unusual
unusual; not typical; not normal

aboard:

ad.
on a ship, train, plane or other vehicle; in or into a group, organization, or business

abolish:

v. Syn. cancel; annul
cancel; put an end to; destroy completely

abolition:

n.
ending; act of abolishing; act of doing away with

abortion:

n.
termination of pregnancy; failure of a plan

abortive:

a. Syn. unsuccessful; fruitless
unsuccessful; failing to accomplish an intended objective; fruitless

abridge:

v. Syn. condense; shorten
condense; shorten; reduce length of written text

abrogate:

a. Syn. abolish
abolish, do away with, or annul, especially by authority

abrupt:

a. Syn. sudden; unforeseen
broken off; very steep; having sudden transitions from one subject to another

absence:

n.
state of being absent; state of being away

absent:

a. Syn. missing
go away or leave ; missing; not present

absolute:

a. Syn. complete; certain
perfect in quality or nature; complete; totally unlimited; certain

absolutely:

ad. Syn. utterly; definitely
utterly; definitely

absorb:

v. Syn. monopolize; receive
assimilate or incorporate; suck or drink up; occupy full attention

absorption:

n. Syn. assimilation; reception
process of absorbing nutrients into the body after digestion; state of mental concentration

abstract:

a. Syn. theoretical; abstruse
theoretical; not concrete; not applied or practical; difficult to understand

absurd:

a. Syn. preposterous; ridiculous; foolish
preposterous; ridiculously incongruous or unreasonable; foolish

absurdity:

n.
quality of being absurd or inconsistent with obvious truth, reason, or sound judgment; logical contradiction

abundance:

n. Syn. profusion; richness
great or plentiful amount; fullness to overflowing

abundant:

a. Syn. plentiful
plentiful; possessing riches or resources

abuse:

n. Syn. misuse
improper use or handling; misuse

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