Ludicrous – Word Of The Day For IELTS

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Ludicrous – Word Of The Day For IELTS Speaking And Writing

Ludicrous: (Adjective) /ˈluːdɪkrəs/

Definition:

completely unreasonable, stupid, or wrong

Synonyms: 

Ridiculous, Crazy, Absurd

Example:

For IELTS Speaking:.
“And as he talked, I thought how ludicrous life sometimes was.”
“It is difficult to know whether this is more ludicrous or tragic.”
“Since I mentioned this ludicrous example of time-wasting to Julia MacKenzie, she has phoned roughly twice a day.”

For IELTS Writing:
“Yet it is equally ludicrous for a city to ask its taxpayers to subsidize a private good such as golf.”

Exercise:

Match the word below to complete these sentences.

fabricated, perfection, ludicrous, glossy, gluttony, settlement

  1. The court granted him the …………………. sum of £100 in damages
  2. As a repentant ………………, I pledge to swear off this hallucinogen
  3. Only three of the 20 homes in his street had escaped the burglars and the ……………..
  4. Most were reluctant, defensive, or simply ……………….. to blow their own trumpet.
  5. She flicked him a ……………… smile, then strode briskly on.
  6. As long as any advert does not bring the profession into …………….. nor is in bad taste then it is permissible.

Answer keys:

  1. ludicrous
  2. sinner
  3. wrecker
  4. hesitant
  5. haughty
  6. disrepute

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