Acquiesce – Word Of The Day For IELTS

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Acquiesce – Word Of The Day For IELTS Speaking And Writing

Acquiesce: (Verb) /ˌækwiˈes/

Definition:

to do what someone else wants, or allow something to happen, even though you do not really with it

Synonyms: 

Accede, Comply, Conform

Example:

For IELTS Speaking:.
“Instead, I acquiesced in her authority and I quietly did as I was told.”
“We imagine that the white race, at least, would not acquiesce in this assumption.”

For IELTS Writing:
“Before 1979 the Conservative party had effectively acquiesced in most of the public ownership measures of earlier Labour governments.”

Exercise:

Match the word below to complete these sentences.

bitter, addicted, acquiescing, classical, administrative, classified

  1. People who are …………………… to drugs need help
  2. The other ashram women followed her in …………………..
  3. I had worked for many years as an ……………………. assistant and an executive assistant.
  4. After a ………………. argument when Albee was a teenager, she threw him out of the house.
  5. For the first time in ………………… antiquity, the nuclear family had assumed a central role in the politics of state.
  6. This allows ………………….. information to be kept extremely secure.

Answer keys:

  1. addicted
  2. acquiescing
  3. administrative
  4. bitter
  5. classical
  6. classified

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