Talking about Senses

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Vocabulary for IELTS (General) - Lesson 26

Vocabulary for IELTS (General)
acuteadjective

(of senses) highly-developed and very sensitive

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to assailverb

(of feelings or sensations) to worry or upset someone suddenly and profoundly

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keenadjective

(of senses) sharp and highly-developed

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to perceiveverb

to realize through the five senses

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perceptionnoun

the ability to become conscious of something through the five senses

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sensationnoun

a physical perception caused by an outside stimulus or something being in touch with the body

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sense
sensenoun

any of the five natural abilities of sight, hearing, smell, touch, and taste

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sense organnoun

a part of the body that helps someone perceive their surroundings

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sensoryadjective

relating to any of the five senses

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to smell
to smellverb

to perceive or recognize a particular scent

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obviousadjective

noticeable and easily understood

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apparentadjective

describing something that is easy to see or notice

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claritynoun

the quality of being easily heard or seen

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markedadjective

clear and easy to notice

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conspicuousadjective

standing out and easy to see or notice

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detectableadjective

able to be noticed or discovered

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distinctadjective

easily noticeable or perceived by senses

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faintadjective

not clear and difficult to see, hear, smell, etc.

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invisible
invisibleadjective

describing something that cannot be seen

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subtleadjective

hard to notice or detect

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dominantadjective

having superiority in power, influence, or importance

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ill-definedadjective

described in a vague or unclear way

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dim
dimadjective

not bright or without sufficient light

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definedadjective

described in an exact and clear way

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focusedadjective

producing a very clear sound or image

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forwardadjective

being direct and bold, usually in a way that is not socially appropriate

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identifiableadjective

describing something that can be recognized or distinguished

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manifestadjective

describing something that is seen or understood plainly or clearly

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unnoticedadjective

describing something that is not seen or noticed

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vagueadjective

unclear and without going into details enough; ambiguous

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