Band 7 vocabulary for IELTS – Core list 1 – 5

Core list 1

  • More : Immense, Plenty, Myriad, Copious
  • Think : Contemplate, Ponder, Envisage
  • Continuous : Perpetual, Instantaneous,
  • Incredible : Awesome, fantastic
  • fool, people who can easily be cheated : Gullible, Naive
  • Threatening : Appalling, Formidable
  • Something which can cause death : fatal, lethal
  • Option :Alternative, Surrogate
  • Repair : Amend, Rectify
  • Reduce : Mitigate, Diminish

Core list 2

  • Native : Indigenous, Aboriginal
  • One who does not accept modernity : Orthodox, Conservative
  • Compulsory : Obligatory, Mandatory
  • Emphasize : highlight, to give importance to something
  • Belief : Notion, Creed
  • Something or someone which can easily be broken :Vulnerable, Fragile
  • Merely : just
  • Useful : handy
  • Practical : Pragmatic, feasible
  • Examine :Scrutinize, Observe

Core list 3

  • Get : obtain, acquire
  • Tired : Enervate, Exhausted, fed up
  • Stop : Deter, Prevent
  • Shout : Yell, exclaim, scream
  • leave : Give up
  • Skillful : Agile, nimble, dexterous
  • Fight :Combat, battle,
  • Achieve : Accomplish
  • carelessly : Recklessly, impulsively
  • Carefully : Meticulously, scrupulously, Painstakingly

Core list 4

  • One who eats everything : Omnivores
  • One who devours flesh of other animals : Carnivores
  • One who solely depends on herbs, fruits and vegetables : Herbivores
  • Animals : fauna
  • Plants :Flora
  • One who gives birth to young ones :Mammals – animals, human
  • One who lays eggs : birds, avian
  • One who can live in water as well as on land : Amphibians – Frogs
  • One who creeps on grounds : Reptiles – snake, crocodile, python

Core list 5

  • Important : Significant, Vital, Core
  • Direct : Explicit
  • Indirect : Implicit
  • Lawful : legitimate, Authentic
  • Restrict : Captive, Confine
  • Accept : Acknowledge, Concede
  • Slow : Sluggish, linger
  • To put something at risk : Jeopardize
  • Suffer :Endure, Tolerate, Bear
  • Concentrate : Pay attention, Heed

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