Demure – Word Of The Day For IELTS

WORD OF THE DAY - DEMURE

Demure – Word Of The Day For IELTS Speaking And Writing

Demure: (Adjective) /dɪˈmjʊr/

Definition:

quite, serious, and well-behaved – used especially about women in the past

Synonyms: 

Prim, Reticent, Timid

Example:

For IELTS Speaking:.
“Old photos of Maggie show her young and demure
“She looked almost demure, she thought disparagingly, glaring at her reflection as if her dilemma were all the mirror’s fault.”

For IELTS Writing:
” He is as good as his name, as wild, eccentric and ebullient as Keane is demure and disciplined.”

Exercise:

Choose the following words to fill in the blank: demure, format, protocol, vision, manual, suspension, devotions, behalf, incompatible, mutual.

  1. Canadian sprinter Ben Johnson received a lengthy __________ from international competition after testing positive for steroids at the Seoul Olympics.
  2. The environmental award was accepted by a grade 12 student on __________ of the school.
  3. Many game shows in countries around the world follow the same __________ as popular American game shows.
  4. Our Muslim students are permitted to leave class early on Fridays to practise their __________.
  5. Because of the church’s treatment of Galileo, many people suggest that religion is __________ with science.
  6. The deceptively _____________Meredith was led outside by the masked Lucenzo.
  7. Some analysts suggest that __________ in the labour and goods markets are to blame for Europe’s poor economic performance.
  8. __________ dependencies develop through the process of social interaction.
  9. After he fell while skating, he found that he was dizzy, and his __________ was blurred.
  10. I learned how to drive on a __________ transmission, so driving an automatic is easy for me.

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Answer key:

  1. suspension
  2. behalf
  3. format
  4. devotions
  5. incompatible.
  6. demure.
  7. protocol.
  8. Mutual.
  9. vision.
  10. manual.

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