Panacea – Word Of The Day For IELTS

Panacea - Word Of The Day For IELTS
Panacea - Word Of The Day For IELTS

Panacea – Word Of The Day For IELTS Speaking And Writing

Panacea: (Noun)/ˌpænəˈsiːə/

Definition:

something that people think will make everything better and solve all their problems

Synonyms: 

Solution, Cure, Answer

 Example:

For IELTS Speaking:.
“The is no panacea for the country’s economic problems.”
“Electoral reform is not a panacea. It causes almost as many problems as it solves.”

For IELTS Writing:
“In the nineteenth century, economic expansion through imperialism was seen as the panacea for the mounting social problems.”

Exercise:

Match the word below to complete these sentences.

selection, macabre, panacea, pale, panorama, malaise

  1. The white limestone formed a dramatic …………………… against the darkening sky.
  2. The …………………… of a politician as ambassador was highly controversial.
  3. Librarians welcomed computerization as the …………………. for all their cataloguing problems.
  4. These include general ……………., vision problems, and increases in anxiety and insomnia.
  5. And though this may sound …………, I did enjoy last night once it got going.
  6. Because of its name and that ……………… blue the school enjoyed a peculiar indefinable distinction

Answer keys:

  1. panorama
  2. selection
  3. panacea
  4. malaise
  5. macabre
  6. pale

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