Sordid – Word Of The Day For IELTS Speaking And Writing
Sordid: (Adjective) /ˈsɔːrdɪd/
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- involving immoral or dishonest behaviour
- very dirty and unpleasant
Nasty, Disreputable, Shameful
With noun: sordid affair/ story
For IELTS Speaking:
“George Broomham was questioned, but only briefly, before he admitted the whole sordid affair.”
“All concerned should be cross-examined to get to the bottom of the whole sordid affair.”
“Her own sordid story could only be a bad influence on such a young and impressionable mind.”
For IELTS Writing:
“Out of this sordid mix of political short-sightedness and commercial greed, no government emerges with clean hands.”
Choose the following words to fill in the blank: design, range, sordid, perceived, conducted, restricts, administered, finalized, chapter, survey.
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