IELTS voc 14

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IELTS voc 14
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2012-05-05 22:19:35
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IELTS vocabulary chapter 14
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  1. benefit
    advantage: something that has a good effect or promotes well-being
  2. compromise
    agreement, settlement, deal
  3. dilemma
    situation with unsatisfactory choices
  4. infrastructure
    • basic organization
    • public service or systems
  5. poverty
    state of being poor
  6. setback
    • something that delays the progress
    • hindrance, delay, implement
  7. slum
    favela, purlieu
  8. adequate
    enough, sufficient in quality or quantity
  9. booming
    successful and profitable
  10. decent
    moral, good
  11. one-sided
    • unfairly weighted
    • unfair
    • prejudiced
  12. farsighted
    • able to see a long way
    • *farsighted birds of prey
  13. stagger (sta-GHER)
    move unsteadily, stumble, zigzag
  14. aggravate
    make something worse
  15. enhance
    improve
  16. exacerbate
    • aggravate, worsen
    • opposite: soothe
  17. flourish
    • be healthy and grown well
    • do well
  18. linger
    • put off leaving
    • remain, stay behind, stay
  19. remedy
    way of putting something right
  20. tackle
    • attempt to stop opponent's progress (football)
    • specialized equipment
    • confront somebody : open a discussion about a difficult topic
    • tackle about
  21. double-edged
    ambiguous
  22. staggering
    • amazing with shocking effects
    • staggering growth, staggering rate
  23. incinerator
    furnace, oven

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