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Common Idioms

A list of common idioms for people preparing for IELTS, TOEFL and GRE

 

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Idioms for IELTS/TOEFL

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Vocabulary Test-I

Vocabulary test for IELTS, TOEFL and GRE students (level-Medium)

 

Vocabulary Test-II

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Vocabulary Test-III

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Vocabulary Test-IV

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Vocabulary Test-V

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Vocabulary Test-VI

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Vocabulary Test-VII

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Vocabulary Test-VIII

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Vocabulary test-IV

These vocabulary tests are intended to help people taking TOEFL, IELTS and GRE exams. The TOEFL and IELTS vocabulary is relatively easy compared to that of GRE. People are advised to refer a good english dictionary for a clear explanation of all the words used here and also a thesaurus to find more synonyms and antonyms.

1.  Acquit
 to find or prove someone guilty of an offense or crime
  sentence
 to free or clear from a charge or accusation
  incriminate
2. Vulnerable
 defenseless
 bastioned
 fortified
 guarded
3. Arbitrary
 circumspect
 whimsical
 rational
 reasonable
4. Procrastinate
 to put off doing something, especially out of habitual carelessness or laziness
 to speed up the progress of, accelerate
 forge
 hasten
5. Prevaricate
 come to the point
 to avoid telling the truth
 to come up against, encounter
 rampage
6. Attended by favorable circumstances, tending to favour or bring good luck
 unpropitious
 auspicious
 inopportune
 ominous
7. Eavesdropping
 an act intending or showing kindness and good will
 the use of tricks to deceive someone, usually to extract money from them
 listening secretly to the private conversation of others
 reckless or malicious behaviour that causes discomfort or annoyance in others
8. Mudslinging
 doubting about the truth of something
 deliberate and intentional triggering of trouble or discord
 attacking someone's reputation
 the therapeutic application of warmth, moisture and mud as to relieve pain
9. Fervor
 apathy demonstrated by an absence of emotional reactions
 feelings of great warmth and intensity,the state of being emotionally aroused
 lack of Passion
 aloofness
10. Select antonym for the word: Inexorable
 unappeasable
 adamant
 relentless
 yielding

 

 

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