Stimulate – Word Of The Day For IELTS

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word of the day by ieltsmaterial - stimulate

Stimulate – Word Of The Day For IELTS Speaking And Writing

Stimulate: (Verb) /ˈstɪmjʊleɪt/

Definition:

To help an activity to begin or develop further or encourage someone by making them excited about and interested in something.

Synonyms: 

Encourage, Inspire, Prompt.

Collocations: 

With noun: Stimulate ability/acid/activity/body/brain/cell/circulation/demand/development/economy/effort/ government/growth/hormone/idea/imagination/industry/interest/investment/market/production/rate/release/research/ response/ secretion/system/tax.

Example:

For IELTS Speaking:
“Her interest in science was stimulated by her father.”

“An inspiring teacher can stimulate students to succeed.

For IELTS Writing:
“Another part of the economy was stimulated by the need to provide a labour force to grow this flourishing crop.”

Exercise:

Choose the following words to fill in the blank: thesis, voluntarily, converted, priority, disposal, files, intervene, hierarchy, chemistry, stimulated.

  1. The boss was obliged to __________ in the dispute between the secretary and the receptionist because they weren’t getting any work done.
  2. My computer crashed, and I lost a bunch of important __________.
  3. The main __________ of this government is to get the economy back in good shape.
  4. New firefighters go through a series of __________ fires as part of their training.
  5. The hospital is responsible for the __________ of unneeded blood products.
  6. In March of 1995, the only Nigerian military ruler to have __________ handed over power to elected civilians was arrested.
  7. British society seems to have conserved a bit of the traditional class __________ which never really took hold over here in America.
  8. Her prof sent back her __________ with a few pages of recommendations for improvements.
  9. Pollution in our environment is actually changing the __________ of large bodies of water.
  10. During digestion, the starches and sugars in the food you eat are __________ to glucose, a sugar that your body uses for energy.

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