Venerable – Word Of The Day For IELTS Speaking And Writing
Venerable: (Adjective) /ˈvenərəbl/
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a venerable person or thing is respected because of their great age, experience etc – often used humorously
Respect, Esteemed, Grand
With adverb: most venerable
With noun: venerable institution/ tradition
For IELTS Speaking:.
“Maybe you still value these venerable institutions, and although you see weaknesses in them you are working to see them changed.”
“The pageantry surrounding the court is a feast of spectacle and venerable tradition.”
For IELTS Writing:
“The attorney-client privilege against compelled testimony is the most venerable privilege in the law.”
Match the word below to complete these sentences.
version, inquisitive, wrestle, venerable, injected, innovate
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- Jenny was a very …………………… child, always asking “why?”.
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