Forsake – Word Of The Day For IELTS


Forsake – Word Of The Day For IELTS Speaking And Writing

Forsake: (Verb) /fərˈseɪk/


to stop doing, using or having something that you enjoy


Quit, Give up


For IELTS Speaking:.
“She forsook the glamour of the city and went to live in the wilds of Scotland..”
“He will never forsake his vegetarian principles.”

For IELTS Writing:
“They have a certain vibrancy, an eye-catching quality, and they go for impact without forsaking good taste.”


Choose the following words to fill in the blank: function, consist, estimate, method, involves, proceed, structure, assess, define, forsaken.

  1. The test will _______________ of a series of true or false questions and two essay questions.
  2. The traditional family _______________ has undergone a great many changes in the last few decades, due to the increase in the divorce rate.
  3. More than 80 older men and women have …………….. retirement to help at local schools.
  4. Attention passengers on flight 514 to Honolulu. Please _______________ to gate 33 where your plane is now boarding.
  5. I don’t think hitting children is a very effective _______________ of teaching them anything.
  6. We will use the first week of classes to _______________ your speaking ability.
  7. Nick’s job as a salesman _______________ a lot of travelling around the province.
  8. The _______________ of the heart is to pump blood throughout the body.
  9. His _______________ for the renovations to our house was $2,250.
  10. It can be quite difficult to clearly _______________ abstract ideas such as love or friendship.

Answer key
1. consist.
2. structure.
3. forsaken.
4. proceed.
5. method.
6. assess.
7. involves.
8. function.
9. estimate.

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