Gluttony – Word Of The Day For IELTS

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Gluttony – Word Of The Day For IELTS Speaking And Writing

Gluttony: (Noun) /ˈɡlʌtəni/

Definition:

the bad habit of eating and drinking too much

Synonyms: 

Greed, Craving, Hunger

Example:

For IELTS Speaking:.
“As soon as Christmas is over, people often start to regret their gluttony.”
“His parents evidently did not suffer from drunkenness, gluttony, or excesses of marital discord.”

For IELTS Writing:
“The level of heart disease in the western world is a measure of our gluttony.”

Exercise:

Match the word below to complete these sentences.

fabricated, perfection, united, glossy, gluttony, settlement

  1. They have facts, figures, glossy brochures, ……………. lawyers and beatific smiles.
  2. It was a very entertaining, albeit …………………. film
  3. She has committed several sins, greed and ……………… being high on the list
  4. The veggies were cooked to …………….., with no distracting crunchiness to contend with, and the flavors blended together gloriously.
  5. The treaty guaranteed the peaceful ……………….. of disputes between the two countries.
  6. Support within the Labour Party for …………….. action with the Communist Party slackened considerably after the results of the trials become known.

Answer keys:

  1. glossy
  2. fabricated
  3. gluttony
  4. perfection
  5. settlement
  6. united

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