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Metonymy Definition & Examples – 601 Words

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Metonymy definition and real examples with images and illustrations in literature from the book, 601 Words You Need to Know to Pass Your Exam, for advanced learners of English. Improve your advanced vocabulary in context. /metˈɒn.ə.mi/ (noun) Metonymy definition metonymy is a figure of speech in which an essential attribute of something, someone or an…

Bulwark 1100 Words You Need Week 16 Day 2

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Bulwark 1100 Words You Need Bulwark 1100 Words You Need /ˈbʊl.wək/ (noun) something like a shield that protects you against dangerous things or situations, defensive wall, protection, fortification, barricade, safeguard, buffer, barrier: Financially empowered women are a “bulwark against societal evils”, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said while interacting with more than 10 million…

Indigenous 1100 Words You Need Week 16 Day 1

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Indigenous 1100 Words You Need Indigenous 1100 Words You Need /ɪnˈdɪdʒ.ɪ.nəs/ (adj) naturally living or existing in a particular place or habitat and not coming from outside, native, homegrown, original, ethnic, local: ‘Native’ or ‘indigenous’ refers to a species or race that occurs naturally in an area (for this review, the UK), i.e. whose dispersal…

Supine 1100 Words You Need Week 14 Day 2

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Supine 1100 Words You Need Supine 1100 Words You Need /ˈsuː.paɪn/ (adj) Watch this video on YouTube. lying on back, flat on one’s back, lethargic, passive, inactive, apathetic, enervated, listless, inert, phlegmatic: The supine position means lying horizontally with the face and torso facing up, as opposed to the prone position, which is face down.…

Utopia 1100 Words You Need Week 12 Day 3

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Utopia 1100 Words You Need Utopia 1100 Words You Need /juːˈtəʊ.pi.ə/ (noun) (the idea of) a perfect society in which everyone works well with each other and is happy, ideal, paradise, never-never-land, heaven, dreamland, Shangri-la, seventh heaven, perfect place: The term “utopia” was coined 500 years ago. By conjoining the Greek adverb “ou” (“not”) and…

Flamboyant 1100 Words You Need Week 12 Day 3

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Flamboyant 1100 Words You Need Flamboyant 1100 Words You Need /flæmˈbɔɪ.ənt/ (adj) very confident in behavior, or intended to be noticed, especially by being brightly colored, showy, impressive, colorful, loud, flashy, gaudy, lurid, ostentatious, outrageous, extravagant: Watch this video on YouTube. a flamboyant gesture The writer’s flamboyant lifestyle was well known. His clothes were rather…

Free English Webinar on Feng Shui for IELTS

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Free English Webinar on Feng Shui Free English Webinar on Feng Shui What is feng shui? Feng shui is an ancient art and science that was institutionalized over 3,000 years ago in China. If we refer to literal translation, feng means “wind” and shui means “water”. In Chinese culture, water and wind are related to…

IELTS Speaking Test Sample 11

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IELTS Speaking Test Sample 11 – An IELTS Interview Watch this video on YouTube. Part 1: Introduction ⏰ Time: 4 to 5 Minutes  Get ready to answer some personal questions about yourself: What do you generally do in your free time? Are you a sociable person, or do you prefer to stay alone? Are you…

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