Elated – Word Of The Day For IELTS

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Elated – Word Of The Day For IELTS Speaking And Writing

Elated: (Adjective) /iˈleɪtɪd/

Definition:

extremely happy and excited, especially because of something that has happened or is going to happen

Synonyms: 

Delighted, Overjoyed, Ecstatic

Collocation:

With adverb: very/ strangely
With verb: be/ feel/ look/ seem/ sound
With preposition: at/ by/ with

Example:

For IELTS Speaking:.
“He felt elated and mildly drunk.
“The three of us worked together excellently, elated and playful.”

For IELTS Writing:
“Nor was the thought that he alone might hold the key to the mystery the sole component in his strangely elated state.”

Exercise:

Match the word below to complete these sentences.

strategic, elated, humble, depressed, lawful, phenomenon.

  1. ……………………. with the election victory, the crowd waved banners and chanted
  2. At other times, he suffered serious infections and pneumonia and became very …………………….
  3. In my ………………… opinion, Sarah is not so much interested in old relationships as new
  4. They can be changed only by agreement or by the adjudication of a ………………… authority such as an international court
  5. Family sentiment linked to a particular place is not a modern …………………..
  6. In this competition, while a …………………… advantage lies with what exists, all tactical advantage is with the acceptable.

Answer keys:

  1. elated
  2. depressed
  3. humble
  4. lawful
  5. phenomenon
  6. strategic

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