Band 7 vocabulary for IELTS – Core list 6-10

Here is a second lot of advanced words which would be useful for you to get band 7 in IELTS. However, you need to do plenty of practice with these words regularly. as I have said earlier, the core vocabulary would only be useful to you if you would develop the habit of seeing them in different reading and listening.

So read abundant amount of newspapers,magazines and books.


Core list 6

  • Tease : Annoy, Infuriate
  • Call : Summon
  • Use : Exploit, Utilize,
  • cancel : Repeal
  • Convince : Persuade
  • Stop : Deter, Prevent
  • Delay : Postpone, Procrastinate
  • Mix : Concoct, Merge
  • State positively : Assert, affirm
  • Reduce : Mitigate, Alleviate, Curtail

Core list 7

  • Something which have happened first time in history : Unprecedented
  • Something which is everywhere : Ubiquitous, Omnipresent
  • Something which is Very old : Ancient
  • Present-day : Modern
  • In between ancient and modern :Medieval, Middle age, Gothic
  • Something(birds or animals) which is at risk of disappearing : Endangered
  • Something(birds or animals) which has already disappeared : Extinct
  • Someone who is mentally sharp :Astute, Shrewd
  • Praise someone in a positive way : Extol
  • Praise someone madly : Flatter, Adulate

Core list 8

  • Famous : Prominent, Eminent, Prestigious
  • Boring : Stereotype, Monotonous, Bovine
  • Useless :Futile, Trivial
  • Unconscious :Faint
  • Reluctant : Reticent, Taciturn
  • Fluent :Articulate, Cogent, eloquent
  • Lucky : Fortunate
  • Unlucky :Unfortunate
  • Full of strength :Sturdy, Robust
  • Rich : Affluent, Opulent

Core list 9

  • Offer : Bid, Proposal
  • Poverty : Stinginess, Penury
  • Beautiful view: Panoramic view, Scenic view
  • Travelling: Expedition.
  • Pity : Compassion
  • Attraction :Fascination
  • Threat :Menace
  • Prosperous period : Heyday
  • Secret : Clandestine
  • Stubborn : Recalcitrant

Core list 10

  • Disprove :Refute
  • Speak a lie in a twisting way : Distort
  • Support : Endorse, Bolster
  • Bargain : Strike a bargain, Negotiate
  • Disappear : Vanish
  • Increase : Escalate
  • Make strong : Fortify
  • Destroy : Ruin, Demolish
  • Understand : Comprehend, Decipher
  • Scold: Admonish, Berate

Click here for core list 1 to 5.

Click here for core list 11 to 15.

Click here for IELTS vocabulary builder

 

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