Feral – Word Of The Day For IELTS

WORD OF THE DAY - FERAL

Feral – Word Of The Day For IELTS Speaking And Writing

Feral: (Adjective) /ˈferəl/

Definition:

feral animals used to live with humans but have become wild

Synonyms: 

Wild, Ferocious, Savage

Example:

For IELTS Speaking:.
“A feral world of backbiting malice, veiled threats, liars and blackmailers.”
“Resembling a feral cat, it could be identified by its fox’s tail and shining, mirror-like eyes.”

For IELTS Writing:
“Interbreeding with feral cats is probably the biggest threat to the wildcat.”

Exercise:

Choose the following words to fill in the blank: crucial, appended, reinforced, highlighted, feral, intense, theme, visually, dramatically, plus.

  1. He had light brown hair and a _________ quality about him that made people do what he wanted.
  2. The opposition leader’s speech _______________ the need for an increase in health care spending in our province.
  3. The media often _______________ stereotypes regarding minorities.
  4. There are over 20 pages of grammar notes _______________ to the dictionary.
  5. The number of young people starting smoking dropped _______________ when the government raised taxes on cigarettes by over 10%.
  6. The twin attributes of language and culture have been _______________ in enabling the human species to adapt to a wide range of conditions and environments.
  7. Peace is the dominant _______________ in Islam; peace with Allah, with one’s soul, with family and friends, and with all living creatures.
  8. Four people have died in the _______________ cold which has hit Southern Ontario and Quebec this past weekend.
  9. Crocodiles and alligators sometimes communicate _______________ through body language.
  10. The ability to speak a foreign language is a real _______________ in today’s job market.

Answer key:

  1. feral
  2. highlighted
  3. reinforces
  4. appended
  5. dramatically.
  6. crucial.
  7. theme.
  8. intense.
  9. visually.
  10. plus.

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