Essential IELTS Vocabularies

Followings are list of vocabularies, I got those while doing study for IELTS examination.

  1. explore : to find out more information
  2. keen : interested
  3. potential :  possibility
  4. nutrients : chemical (food)
  5. penetrate : to drill through
  6. teeming : filled
  7. disoriented : disabled
  8. toxin : poison
  9. devour : eat
  10. ruled out : proven impossible
  11. hostile : unfriendly
  12. trassocemic : across ocean
  13. conventional : long held
  14. creeping : moving
  15. unfettered : uncontrolled ; The impact of unfettered population growth is clear for all to see.
  16. evident : clear / easily seen ; Urbanization is now a more evident worldwide phenomenon.
  17. scarcity : shortage / lack
  18. habitation: residency / to live
  19. impact: effect
  20. utilization: usage
  21. theories: ideas / proposals
  22. phenomenon : occurrence ; Urbanization is now more evident worldwide phenomenon than previously.
  23. developments: improvements
  24. desertification: process of becoming desert
  25. inhabit: dwell
  26. unimaginable: inconceivable
  27. predict: forecast
  28. fervent: showing strong feelings
  29. teeming with: to be full of
  30. vast: ample / immense
  31. commercial: concerning business
  32. precious: prized
  33.  portable: easily transported
  34. commodity: product
  35. currency: money in terms of paper 2 coins
  36. barter: trade / exchange
  37. repels: opposes / hold back
  38. fueled: encouraged / incited
  39. gabelle: salt tax
  40. deficiency: inadequacy
  41. punished: penalized
  42. inadequate: not enough
  43. off world: outside the world
  44. far-flung: far away
  45. volunteering: offering one’s services
  46. knock-on effect: domino effect
  47. function: act / work
  48. expertise: ability
  49. favourably: approvingly
  50. prerequisites: requirements
  51. elude: to escape
  52. attributes: features
  53. detracts: takes away
  54. constitute: comprise
  55. asset: advantage
  56. impart: grant / confer
  57. harnessed: excess
  58. embraces: accepts
  59. marine : found in or produced by sea ; Red and brown algae are almost exclusively marine.
  60. exclusively : solely ; Tiger brand shirt is exclusively available at supermarket in Copenhagen.
  61. terrestrial : earthbound ; Green algae are common in freshwater and in terrestrial situations.
  62. aid : help ; With the aid of a basic research grant from Forbairt.
  63. ideal : perfect / best
  64. stimulates : provokes/encourages : Propagate in culture under red light which stimulates reproduction in our growth rooms.
  65. preliminary : initial ; Preliminary results are very encouraging.
  66. relatively : comparatively ; Species of this genus are ideal for cross-breeding studies as the males and females are tiny filamentous plants that are relatively easy to grow.
  67. utilisation : usage ; Whilst dulse and carragreen  moss are worthy sea-vegetables with history of utilization.
  68. hybrids : mixed breeds ; A study of developing fast-growing hybrids of this species by crossing species from the Atlantic and Pacific is being carried out.
  69. consumption : utilization ; What increasingly should lead to greater consumption of sea -vegetables?
  70. potential : possible/probable
  71. panacea : a solution for all difficulties
  72. cited : quoted ; Small and Medium size companies will continue to be complacent about the RoHS transition until some major company is cited for non-compliance.
  73. comply : follow :Any country that can prove a product does not comply can levy fines against the vendor.
  74. levy : impose ; Any country that can prove a product does not comply can levy fines against the vendor.
  75. complacent : self satisfied ; Small and Medium size companies will continue to be complacent about the RoHS transition.
  76. hostile : unfriendly ; The EU has banned the use of six materials that are hostile to the environment.
  77. decline : decrease
  78. integral : basic/important ; RoHS must become an integral part of a designer’s development process.
  79. a host of : a group of / numerous ; A host of technical and reliability issues remain to be sorted out in Pb-free board processing.
  80. sorted out : solved; A host of technical and reliability issues remain to be sorted out in Pb-free board processing.
  81. looked at : gave importance
  82. constraint : limitation / restrict ; A new constraint revolving around environmental compliance.
  83. obsolescence : process of becoming out of date ; Manny Marcano cited the impact of parts obsolescence, including the need to redesign older products.
  84. vendors : sellers ; Electronics vendors worldwide are working to eliminate those substances.
  85. prohibited : forbidden
  86. insurmountable : cannot be dealt with ; But these obstacles are not insurmountable.
  87. remote : distant ; In the certain areas, say remote islands like the Outer Hebrides in Scotland.
  88. spur : motivation ; The environment will ultimately be the biggest spur.
  89. disparaged :  criticised / laughed at ; Video-conferencing has been disparaged for the lack of eye-contact.
  90. transmission : conveyance
  91. viable : attainable ; They were not viable application for general public use.
  92. enhance : improve
  93. cost-effective : saving money ; It is cost-effective for business to use.
  94. not complicated : straightforward ; Operating VC equipment is not complicated.
  95. expertise : ability ; The system can also be used to take expertise anywhere in the world.
  96. image : picture
  97. efficacy : effectiveness
  98. sparsely : present in small numbers
  99. shrink : decrease in size
  100. traits : characteristics
  101. less demanding : less difficult
  102. conventional : traditional ; The conventional view is that the domestication of wolves began between 10,000 and 20,000 years ago.
  103. endangered : threatened
  104. infer : understand
  105. companionship : friendship ; The fact that our companionship with dogs now appears to go back at least 100,000 years.
  106. veterinarians : doctor for animals
  107. co-existence : existing together
  108. rely on : depend on
  109. assertion : confident statement
  110. notable : noticeable
  111. elongated : long
  112. hoax : fake
  113. abstract :  unclear
  114. irrational : illogical
  115. embedded : covered
  116. resemble : to look alike
  117. abruptly : suddenly
  118. accelerate : to speed up
  119. inhibit : hinder
  120. anomalies : outliers
  121. enigma : person / thing that is mysterious
  122. intriguing : interesting
  123. varies : differs
  124.  consequences : results
  125. conjunction : connection
  126. degrade : worsen
  127. delusion : misconception
  128. disintegrate : break apart
  129. ramification : complications
  130. finite : limited
  131. counters : argues
  132. limitless : infinite
  133. concede : admit
  134. sustain : to maintain
  135. correlation : association