Maelstrom GRE Vocabulary Flashcard

Maelstrom GRE Vocabulary Flashcard /ˈmeɪl.strɒm/ (noun) Definition a state of great confusion, violence or turbulence, tumult, chaos, eddy, disorder, turmoil, disarray, Charybdis, vortex, pandemonium, upheaval, frenzy, bedlam – a very strong whirlpool, whirl Example Thousands of people throughout the world are stuck in the maelstrom of war and violence. Source: https://www.icrc.org/

The Mountain in Labor – English Fairy Tale

The Mountain in Labor – An English fairy tale with a podcast and list of vocabulary and expressions to improve your listening and reading comprehension and expand your vocabulary Source of story: Gutenberg Project at www.gutenberg.org A mountain was once greatly agitated. Loud groans and noises were heard, and crowds of people came from all parts … Read more

Tempest 504 Absolutely Essential Words Lesson 36

Tempest 504 Absolutely Essential Words Lesson 36 /ˈtem.pɪst/ (noun) a violent storm, tornado, typhoon, rainstorm, cyclone, whirlwind, gale, thunderstorm, hurricane – emotional upheaval, uproar, tumult, commotion, riot, disturbance Thunderstorms, hail, blizzards, ice storms, hurricanes, storm surges, tornadoes and heavy rain can develop quickly into a tempest and threaten life and property. These severe storms occur … Read more

Whirl 504 Absolutely Essential Words Lesson 14

Whirl 504 Absolutely Essential Words Lesson 14 /wɜːl/ (noun & verb) Noun: spinning or turning round, spinning motion, flick, rotation, twizzle, twirl  – an exciting and continuous period of activity, tumult, hustle, quick succession of events, commotion, flurry, bustle Verb: turn or spin rapidly, rotate, reel, twirl, swivel Why there’s a whirl when you drain … Read more

Ferment 1100 Words You Need Week 31 Day 4

Ferment 1100 Words You Need Ferment 1100 Words You Need Week 31 Day 4 with authentic materials and examples, synonyms, antonyms, illustrated flashcards and text-to-speech for GRE, TOEFL & IELTS /ˈfɜː.ment/ (noun & verb) a condition of confusion, disorder and change, turmoil, turmoil, uproar, excitement, commotion, upheaval, turbulence, agitation, mayhem, unrest, to change chemically, subject … Read more

Tumult – English Flashcard for Tumult for IELTS

Tumult Tumult (noun) /ˈtjuː.mʌlt/ US /ˈtuː-/ a violent and noisy commotion – emotional upheaval – uproar – bedlam – turmoil – cacophony – confusion – turbulence: The workers had gone on strike and there was such an intense tumult in the factory. Antonym: peace

Pandemonium – English Flashcard for Pandemonium for IELTS

Pandemonium Pandemonium (noun) /ˌpæn.dəˈməʊ.ni.əm/ US /-ˈmoʊ-/ a noisy situation or place in which people are excited, thrilled or angry – cacophony – bedlam – chaos – tumult – uproar: When the underdog won the fierce competition, there was such great pandemonium in the football field.