Facade – Word Of The Day For IELTS

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Facade – Word Of The Day For IELTS Speaking And Writing

Facade: (Noun) /fəˈsɑːd/

Definition:

  1. the front of a building, especially a large and important one
  2. a way of behaving that hides your real feelings

Synonyms: 

Exterior, Front, Veneer

Collocations: 

With verb: maintain the facade

Example:

For IELTS Speaking:.
“Now the wise extra-mural department would doubtless maintain a facade of what appear to be voluntary committees.”
“At the same time, she remained a perfectionist, equally determined to present a flawless facade.”
“The facade of the building at least escaped from rigour.”

For IELTS Writing:
“The facade will be changed by the removal of the old canopy and the installation of an illuminated screen above the entrance.”

Exercise:

Choose the following words to fill in the blank: valid, relies, excluded, facade, 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. There was no expression on his face, just the blank skin __________ of hunger and tiredness.
  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. facade
7. relies
8. philosophy
9. deduce
10.specify

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