Deduce – Word Of The Day For IELTS

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Deduce- Word Of The Day For IELTS Speaking and Writing

Deduce: (Verb) /dɪˈdjuːs/

Definition:

To use the knowledge and information you have in order to understand something or form an opinion about it

Synonyms:

Glean, Surmise, Conclude

Collocations:

Deduce from/ that

Example:

For IELTS Speaking :
“From her son’s age, I deduced that her husband must be as least 60.”
“What did Darwin deduce from the presence of these species?”

For IELTS Writing :
“From this, it is deduced that the lexicon provides adequate but not complete coverage.”

Exercise:

Choose the following words to fill in the blank: valid, relies, excluded, locate, deduce, specify, initial, philosophy, convened, components.

  1. Psychologists have observed that most of the process of forgetting occurs soon after _______________ exposure.
  2. We didn’t have time to finish our discussion of the issue so an additional meeting will be _______________ tomorrow morning.
  3. The various _______________ are manufactured by different suppliers around the world and assembled in our factory in Mexico.
  4. My parking pass is only _______________ for another week.
  5. The police say the evidence to this point does not _______________ the possibility that the victim was murdered.
  6. Rescue forces have as yet been unable to _______________ the plane that crashed into the forest yesterday evening.
  7. He doesn’t have a car so he always _______________ on his friends to give him a lift when they go out.
  8. Western _______________ was largely founded on the writings of Plato and Aristotle.
  9. The detectives were able to _______________ valuable information about the killer through careful examination of the murder scene.
  10. The television report stated that many people had died, but didn’t _______________ the exact number.

Answer key

1. initial
2. convened
3. components
4. valid
5. exclude
6. locate
7. relies
8. philosophy
9. deduce
10.specify

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Nafia Zuhana is an experienced content writer and IELTS Trainer. Currently, she is guiding students who are appearing for IELTS General and Academic exams through ieltsmaterial.com. With an 8.5 score herself, she trains and provides test takers with strategies, tips, and nuances on how to crack the IELTS Exam. She holds a degree in Master of Arts – Creative Writing, Oxford Brookes University, UK. She has worked with The Hindu for over a year as an English language trainer.

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