Divulge – Word Of The Day For IELTS

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Divulge – Word Of The Day For IELTS Speaking And Writing

Divulge: (Verb) /daɪˈvʌldʒ/

Definition:

to give someone information that should be secret

Synonyms: 

Reveal, Disclose, Leak

Collocation:

With noun: divulge detail/ information/ secret

Example:

For IELTS Speaking:.
“Later he indiscreetly divulged those details at dinner with Ferdinand Berthoud, though he swore he intended no wrongdoing.”
“In a letter to his House colleagues Thursday, Rangel strongly denied he had divulged confidential information.”
“You just didn’t say those sort of things, or divulge such secrets, about your wife.”

For IELTS Writing:
“San Francisco police say the matter is still under investigation and refuse to divulge details of their probe.”

Exercise:

Match the word below to complete these sentences.

divulge, fabulous, limp, fabricated, fanfare, postnatal.

  1. For $ 239, you and your Valentine are treated to the same ……………. dinner, and overnight accommodations
  2. The woman said she ……………….. her testimony because she thought she was going to get a $10,000 reward.
  3. However the Phoenix Guard never …………… their secrets and no one has ever seen the Chamber of Days and lived.
  4. With great ………….., the first players in the United States were sold in 1983.
  5. He studies the little dark face and massages a …………… hand until the fingers curl around his own.
  6. It may be that you have a form of …………….. depression that needs treatment.

Answer keys:

  1. fabulous
  2. fabricated
  3. divulge
  4. fanfare
  5. limp
  6. postnatal

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