IELTS vocabulary exercise 5

Complete the following sentences using the appropriate form of the word given in the brackets.

1. He is very intelligent but pretends to be an ……………… (ignorant)

2. The Prime Minister said that combating ……………. among people is the priority of his government. (ignore)

3. The villagers are an ……………… people. (ignore)

4. The ……………… of the stage was done by footlights. (illumine)

5. Mirrors give an ……………….. of more space in the room. (illusive)

6. The ………………. of youth fade with maturity. (illusive)

7. He was an ……………… writer. (illustrate)

8. The magazine has ……………… in black and white and colour. (illustrate)

9. All the characters in the book are ……………… (imagine)

10. The artist’s ……………….. use of colour impressed his audience. (imagination)

Answers

1. He is very intelligent but pretends to be an ignoramus.

2. The Prime Minister said that combating ignorance among people is the priority of his government.

3. The villagers are an ignorant people.

4. The illumination of the stage was done by footlights.

5. Mirrors give an illusion of more space in the room.

6. The illusions of youth fade with maturity.

7. He was an illustrious writer.

8. The magazine has illustrations in black and white and colour.

9. All the characters in the book are imaginary.

10. The artist’s imaginative use of colour impressed his audience.

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