Obsolete – Word Of The Day For IELTS

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Obsolete – Word Of The Day For IELTS Speaking And Writing

Obsolete: (Adjective)/ˌɑːbsəˈliːt

Definition:

no longer useful, because something newer and better has been invented

Synonyms: 

Out-of-date, Unfashionable, Antiquated

 Example:

For IELTS Speaking:.
“Newly made bombs would replace old, and now obsolete, weapons in the stockpile.”
“Zab finds herself using the now obsolete narrative conventions of the memoir.”
“In that time, the all-important double-team has been rendered obsolete.”

For IELTS Writing:
“It briefly considers the prospects for extending the operational life of obsolete systems through physical restoration as well as logical simulation.”

Exercise:

Match the word below to complete these sentences.

property, sweeping, nonentity, phoneme, nominal, retrial

  1. Next to him, the other dancers seemed like ……………………
  2. The rise in the inflation rate, in turn, raises the …………….. interest rate
  3. Some of the stolen …………….. was discovered in an empty warehouse.
  4. The players will face a ……………… on charges of serious assault in October.
  5. The cloth is liberally soaked and wiped over the surface in a smooth ……………………… motion.
  6. Weapons that would have been invincible twenty years before are now vulnerable and ……………………………

Answer keys:

  1. nonentity
  2. nominal
  3. property
  4. retrial
  5. sweeping
  6. obsolete

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