Welcome back! Hope you enjoy two previous posts about academic words. Have you tried to use these words when you write IELTS essays? I hope the answer is “YES”.
Today, I decided to pull together another post in the same spirit. Below are ten academic words that I want to cover in this post.
Metropolitan (adj): connected with a large or capital city.
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- A metropolitan area of South Germany is becoming developing rapidly.
Mimic (v): to look or behave like something else.
- The robot was programmed to mimic a series of human movements.
Miniature (adj): very small; much smaller than usual.
- Some parents expect their children to behave like miniature adults.
Moderation (n): The quality of being reasonable and not being extreme.
- Moderation in eating and drinking is the way to stay healthy.
Monarchy (n):a country that is ruled by a king or a queen.
- There are several constitutional monarchies in Europe.
Mirage (n): a hope or wish that you cannot make happen because it is not realistic.
- His idea of love was a mirage.
Mischievous (adj): enjoying playing tricks and annoying people.
- A mischievous boy
Miser (n) a person who loves money and hates spending it
- Mike was a stereotypical miser, he spent nothing he could save; neither giving to charity nor enjoying his wealth.
Lackadaisical (adj): not showing enough care or enthusiasm.
- He has a lackadaisical approach to finding a job.
Legitimate (adj): allowed and acceptable according to the law
- The legitimate government was reinstated after the uprising.
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