Camouflage – Word Of The Day For IELTS

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Camouflage – Word Of The Day For IELTS Speaking And Writing

Camouflage: (Verb) /ˈkæməflɑːʒ/

Definition:

to hide something, especially by making it look the same as the things around it, or by making it seem like something else.

Synonyms: 

Hide, Conceal, Cover up, Disguise

Collocations:

Camouflage something with something

Example:

For IELTS Speaking:
“Before going amongst outlandish strangers, it may be sensible to camouflage oneself.”
“He had one of those poor beards, the kind that camouflage a slack jaw.”
“It had been perfectly camouflaged, with its ears pulled back and its white flanks hidden by a furtive crouch.”

For IELTS Writing:
“Experienced researchers are wise to all the tricks used to camouflage a poorly prepared document, so do not encourage criticism.”

Exercise:

Choose the following words to fill in the blank: evidence, constitutes, identify, occurred, issue, derived, theorists, process, assumed, sector.

  1. It is important to learn a _______________ which will help you to guess the meaning of new vocabulary from context.
  2. Many words in English are _______________ from French.
  3. The accident _______________ about 9:00 this morning.
  4. An important _______________ under discussion in the world of sport today is the participation of professional athletes in the Olympic Games.
  5. If you ______________ your filter remember to allow easy access for regular maintenance.
  6. The police freed a suspected murderer because they didn’t have enough _______________ to charge him.
  7. When you didn’t come to work I just _______________ that you were sick.
  8. The woman was unable to _______________ the man who stole her purse because it had been too dark at the time of the robbery.
  9. Canada’s aboriginal population _______________ a small but important part of our country.
  10. Many _______________ now believe that vocabulary development is even more important than grammar study for second language learners.

Answer keys:

  1. process.
  2. derived.
  3. occurred.
  4. issue.
  5. camouflage.
  6. evidence.
  7. assumed.
  8. identify.
  9. constitutes.
  10. theorists.

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