Notorious – Word Of The Day For IELTS

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Notorious – Word Of The Day For IELTS Speaking and Writing

Notorious: (Adjective) /noʊˈtɔːriəs/

Definition:

famous or well known for something bad

Synonyms:

Infamous, Blatant, Flagrant

Collocation:

With noun: notorious case/ example

 Example:

For IELTS Speaking :
“The most notorious case concerns the 1,600 names on 31 Outhwaite syndicates.”
“The most notorious example in Julius Caesar was the scenes where Brutus reacts to the death of his wife Portia.”
“The judgments in notorious cases which had decided that there could be unfettered administrative discretion were repudiated.”

For IELTS Writing :
“The Richmond case joins other notorious incidents of child-against-child violence in recent years.”

Exercise:

Match the word below to complete these sentences.

obnoxious, virtuous, canopy, oblivious, notorious, extracted

  1. He ate on, ………………… to the storms he was stirring into the air around him.
  2. I have been in restaurants where the human customers have been loud, rude and …………………
  3. The crash happened at a ………………………… accident blackspot.
  4. The story repeats the theme of the unfaithful husband and ……………… wife.
  5. Glasses and ceramics …………….. from the regolith may be used as structural materials, paving blocks, or windows.
  6. It was cool under the ………….. and there was less light than Rostov had expected.

Answer keys :

  1. oblivious
  2. obnoxious
  3. notorious
  4. virtuous
  5. extracted
  6. canopy

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