Persuasion and Involvement

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Vocabulary for IELTS (General) - Lesson 21

Vocabulary for IELTS (General)
to advocateverb

to publicly support something

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to acknowledgeverb

to accept something as true or real

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to assertverb

to behave in a confident way to cause people to recognize one's authority or right

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disputenoun

a strong disagreement, particularly one that lasts long

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to implyverb

to suggest something is true or existent without saying it directly

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to justifyverb

to prove or show that something is just or reasonable, usually something that others consider wrong

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to objectverb

to express opposition, disagreement, or disapproval

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to outlineverb

to give a brief description of something excluding the details

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to questionverb

to have or express uncertainty about something

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to debateverb

to formally discuss a matter

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discussionnoun

a conversation with someone about a serious subject

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drawbacknoun

a disadvantage or the feature of a situation that makes it unacceptable

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evidencenoun

anything that proves the truth or validity of something, such as facts, objects, or signs

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proofnoun

information or evidence that proves the truth or existence of something

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recitalnoun

the act or process of giving a long and detailed account of something

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dramanoun

a situation or event involving a lot of action and excitement, rooted in contrasting elements or forces

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amateuradjective

lacking skill or not done in a professional way

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classicaladjective

following a long-established and standard form, style or set of ideas

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to assembleverb

(of people) to gather in a place for a particular purpose

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to attendverb

to go to school, university, church, etc. periodically

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to broadcastverb

to cause something, especially a secret, to be known by a lot of people

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to establishverb

to prove the fact of a situation

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to observeverb

to make a written or spoken remark

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to organizeverb

to form a group of people with a particular purpose, especially a political cause

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to participate
to participateverb

to become involved or take part in an event

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to resign
to resignverb

to officially announce one's departure from a job, position, etc.

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encouragementnoun

the act of supporting and giving someone confidence to do something

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stimulusnoun

something that encourages an activity or causes a reaction in a person or thing

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pushnoun

a determined effort to achieve or do something

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