19 Acclaim She is being acclaimed as the greatest dancer of her generation 20

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19. Acclaim= _ She is being acclaimed as the greatest dancer of her generation. 20. Inveigle one’s way into something= _ He inveigled his way into a position of authority. 21. Convey= _ Please convey our condolences to the family. 22. Prestigious= _ Harvard University is the oldest university in the US and is regarded as one of the most prestigious in the world. 23. Apparently= _ I wasn’t there, but apparently it went well. 24. Pin somebody/something down= _ The fire department is trying to pin down the cause of Wednesday’s fire. 25. Precise= _ The precise cause of this serious disease is still unknown. 26. Capture= _ The data is captured by an optical scanner. 27. Identify= Even the smallest baby can identify its mother by her voice. 28. Fundamental= _ Some understanding of grammar is fundamental to learning a language. 29. Guarantee= _ I guarantee you’ll love this film. 30. Interference= _ There's a lot of interference on my car radio which makes me annoyed. 31. Genuine= _ If it is a genuine Michelangelo drawing, it will sell for millions. 32. Relative=
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BOOST YOUR VOCABULARY - CAMBRIDGE IELTS 9 | WORKBOOK 59 Tài li u g c Cambridge IELTS c a NXB Đạ i h c Cambridge-Mua sách g c t i link Biên t p cu ốn sách Boost your vocabulary này đượ c th c hi n b i Đinh Thắ ng & IELTS Family-Các nhóm t h c IELTS _ To sit in relative peace and quiet in the Miller house was a very rare occurrence and Terry was enjoying it. 33. Capacity= _ The stadium has a seating capacity of 50,000. 34. Cope with= _ Local authorities have to cope with the problems of homelessness. 35. The ravages of something= _The ravages of the fire showed in the splintered woodwork and blistered paint. 36. Devise= _ The company has also devised a computer program that enables people to design their own homes. 37. Crucial= _ Price will be a crucial factor in the success of this new product. 38. Transmit= _ Instructions were transmitted to the pilots through their headphones. 39. Error= _ The letter contains a number of typing errors . 40. Ensure= _ Officials will ensure that the election is carried out fairly. 41. Ultimate= _ Our first class passengers enjoy the ultimate in luxury and service. 42. Ambiguous= _ Ambiguous writing will score lower than discussion that conveys a clear message. 43. Cram something into/onto etc. something = _ He crammed eight people into his car.
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BOOST YOUR VOCABULARY - CAMBRIDGE IELTS 9 | WORKBOOK 60 Tài li u g c Cambridge IELTS c a NXB Đạ i h c Cambridge-Mua sách g c t i link Biên t p cu ốn sách Boost your vocabulary này đượ c th c hi n b i Đinh Thắ ng & IELTS Family-Các nhóm t h c IELTS Test 4 READING PASSAGE 1 The life and work of Marie Curie Marie Curie is probably the most famous woman scientist who has ever lived. Born Maria Sklodowska in Poland in 1867, she is famous for her work on radioactivity , and was twice a winner of the Nobel Prize. With her husband, Pierre Curie, and Henri Becquerel, she was awarded the 1903 Nobel Prize for Physics, and was then sole winner of the 1911 Nobel Prize for Chemistry. She was the first woman to win a Nobel Prize.
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