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Circumvent | IELTS Vocabulary

Circumvent (verb) To circumvent is to go around or circumnavigate. Circumvent can also mean bypass, avoid, elude, escape or outwit. Example sentences The pilot circumvented the storm by flying further south. The smugglers tried...

Bid and Bade

Bid means command, order, insist, invite or require. I bid you to join our party. (= I invite you to join our party) The government bids all citizens to pay the tax. Bid can...

Assent and Ascent | IELTS vocabulary

Don’t confuse assent and ascent. An assent is an act or gesture of agreement or permission. Examples You may leave the hospital only with the doctor’s assent. Assent can also be a verb. Since...

Bereaved and Bereft | IELTS vocabulary

Bereaved and bereft are used in two entirely different ways, and you must never mix them up. Bereaved refers exclusively to bereavement (losing someone you love). The accident bereaved the old woman of her...

Altogether and All together

Altogether is one word, meaning completely, absolutely. The actor gave an altogether magnificent performance. The bill came to $67 altogether. Altogether, I am glad we are moving. All together, two words, means all at...

IELTS vocabulary exercise

Complete the following sentences using an appropriate form of the word given in the brackets. 1. The country is ………………….. in the midst of a drought. (clear) 2. The defendant was grateful for the...

IELTS vocabulary exercise

Complete the following sentences using the appropriate form of the word given in the brackets. 1. Kindness is just one of her many fine …………………….. (attribute) 2. Napoleon was an …………………. leader. (audacity) 3....

Vocabulary exercise 2

Complete the following sentences using the appropriate form of the word given in the brackets. 1. The pilot had the copilot’s …………………….. in landing the plane. (assist) 2. In my mind summer has a...

Vocabulary exercise

Complete the following sentences using the appropriate form of the word given in the brackets. 1. The motel had no rooms for late ………………… (arrive) 2. The …………………. of the aristocracy led to the...