Demeanour – Word Of The Day For IELTS

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Demeanour – Word Of The Day For IELTS Speaking And Writing

Demeanour: (Noun) /dɪˈmiːnər/

Definition:

the way someone behaves, dresses, speaks etc that shows what their character is like

Synonyms: 

Behaviour, Conduct, Manner

Example:

For IELTS Speaking:.
“He felt genuine awe at this superhuman man, at once so puissant, so self-possessed, so monomaniac in his demeanour.”
“Her demeanour late on that Sunday evening was drowsy and detached.”
“It was galling to her to observe his change in demeanour.”

For IELTS Writing:
“Physically attractive and possessed of considerable personal charm, his demeanour was self-effacing, gracious and polite.”

Exercise:

Match the word below to complete these sentences.

demeanour, brazen, proud, shameful, textures, embarrassed

  1. It’s ……………………. the way some people treat their pets.
  2. At first, I was scared, but as I went on, I become more …………………
  3. A designer who experiments with different colours and ……………………..
  4. The company is justly ………… of its achievements
  5. Michelle was acutely …………………. at having to ask for money
  6. I must admit I was impressed by Robert’s ……………………………

Answer key

  1. shameful
  2. brazen
  3. textures
  4. proud
  5. embarrassed
  6. demeanour

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