Word Of The Day – Adversity

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Adversity –  Word of the Day for IELTS Speaking & Writing

Adversity (Noun) /ədˈvɜː(r)səti/

Meaning: A situation in which you have to face a large number of problems that is likely cause by bad luck

Synonyms: affliction, mischance, reverses


  • Face/overcome adversity
  • In the face of adversity


For IELTS Writing:

She has overcome a countless adversities and setbacks before becoming a famous person.

For IELTS Speaking:

Peter shows his courage in the face of adversity, which makes people to admire him.


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