Likes and Dislikes

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Vocabulary for IELTS (General) - Lesson 20

Vocabulary for IELTS (General)
to adoreverb

to love and respect someone very much

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to pleaseverb

to make someone satisfied or happy

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aversion
aversionnoun

a strong feeling of dislike toward someone or something

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partialadjective

being fond of someone or something

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passionnoun

a great feeling of love, hate, etc.

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keen
keenadjective

being very eager and enthusiastic

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to dislike
to dislikeverb

to not like a person and consider them unpleasant

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to despise
to despiseverb

to hate and have no respect for something or someone

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disgust
disgustnoun

a strong feeling of distaste for someone or something

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prejudicenoun

an unreasonable opinion or judgment based on dislike felt for a person, group, etc., particularly because of their race, sex, etc.

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resistancenoun

the act of refusing to accept or obey something such as a plan, law, or change

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to abideverb

(always negative) to tolerate someone or something

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antipathynoun

a strong feeling of aversion, opposition, or dislike

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grudgenoun

a deep feeling of anger and dislike toward someone because of what they did in the past

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misogynistnoun

someone who hates or despises women or assumes men are much better

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to favorverb

to treat someone better than someone else, especially in an unfair manner

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inclinedadjective

having a tendency to do something; possessing an innate ability for something

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preferableadjective

more suitable or attractive

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preferencenoun

an instance of wanting or liking something more than something else

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absoluteadjective

complete and total, or free from any imperfection

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to appealverb

to arouse interest or attraction

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enemynoun

someone who is against a person, or hates them

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to standverb

to be willing to accept or tolerate a difficult situation

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to captivateverb

to attract someone by being irresistibly appealing

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to detest
to detestverb

to absolutely hate someone or something

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to long
to longverb

to desire or strongly want something, especially when it is not likely to happen soon

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to loathe
to loatheverb

to dislike something or someone very much often with a sense of disgust

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