Eng IELTS2T1

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Eng IELTS2T1
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2012-03-24 19:41:21
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Test number 1 IELTS 2
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  1. expedition
    organized trip by group
  2. undertake
    take on - Start
  3. beforehand
    in advance
  4. take aback
    surprise somebody
  5. outset
    the beginning
  6. meadow
    field, pasture, grazing land
  7. gorge
    narrow valley
  8. detour
    deviation from more direct route.
  9. tent
    collapsible shelter
  10. dump truck
    heavy open truck
  11. rumble
    make deep sound
  12. breakneck
    dangerously fast
  13. reclaim
    • get back - regain
    • convert wasteland
    • reform
  14. pile
    • mound of things
    • things heaped one on top of another
  15. ooze
    flow or leak slowly
  16. mud
    wet dirt
  17. buckle
    • bend
    • curve
    • collapse
  18. alluvial
    formed by sediment deposited by flowing water
  19. pillar
    column used for support and/or decoration
  20. jack
    raise something
  21. wedge
    wedge-shaped object
  22. underneath
    below, under, beneath
  23. tricky
    complicated, problematic
  24. fleet
    group of naval ships
  25. dredge
    machine for digging under water
  26. dump
    • drop something
    • throw
  27. stiff
    • rigid
    • severe
  28. blast
    explosion
  29. hill
    high land
  30. boulder
    large rock
  31. trench
    • a long excavation used as a defense in the war
    • خندق
  32. dig
    break up earth
  33. unyielding
    inflexible
  34. bolster
    • strengthen
    • reinforce
  35. formidable
    • difficult
    • impressive
  36. brunt
    main force of something
  37. typhoon
    tropical storm
  38. downpour
    heavy rainfall
  39. deflect
    • turn aside
    • redirect
  40. monsoon
    rainy season
  41. notion
    idea
  42. holistic
    analyzing whole system of beliefs
  43. swing
    move freely from side to side
  44. endorse
    approve something formally
  45. viable
    • worthwhile
    • practicable
  46. board
    • large
    • wide
  47. deplete
    • use available supply
    • empty something
  48. alienate
    make somebody unfriendly
  49. charter
    formal document of incorporation
  50. eminent
    • of high standing
    • noticeable
  51. marble
    dense crystallized rock
  52. deepen
    get deeper
  53. lessen
    • make something less
    • reduce
  54. devise
    • think up
    • plan
    • work out
  55. apparatus
    • equipment
    • device
  56. swap
    • exchange
    • trade something

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