Talking about Events and Incidents

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Vocabulary for IELTS (General) - Lesson 29

Vocabulary for IELTS (General)
episodenoun

any of the separate events or series of events occurring in a sequence

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eventnoun

anything that takes place, particularly something important

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incidentnoun

an event or happening, especially a violent, unusual or important one

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occasionnoun

the time at which a particular event happens

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occurrencenoun

something that happens or exists

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phenomenonnoun

an observable fact or event that is perceived through the senses

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showcasenoun

an event that is intended to emphasize the positive aspects of someone

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accidentnoun

an unexpected and unpleasant event that occurs by chance, usually causing damage or injury

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mishapnoun

a minor accident that has no serious consequences

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disaster
disasternoun

a sudden and unfortunate event that causes a great amount of damage, death and destruction

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coincidencenoun

a situation in which two things happen simultaneously by chance that is considered unusual

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incidentaladjective

happening in relation to something else that is more significant

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accidentallyadverb

happening by chance and without planning in advance

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happenstancenoun

an event that happens by chance, especially a fortunate one

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outsetnoun

the beginning of something

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onsetnoun

the beginning point or stage of something, especially unpleasant

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continuationnoun

the action or fact of continuing something without any interruptions

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inceptionnoun

a point that marks the beginning of something

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endingnoun

the act or instance of finishing something or something being finished

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conclusionnoun

the final event or part that marks the end of something

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closurenoun

the act or process of making an institution, company, etc. shut down permanently

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cessationnoun

a process or fact of ceasing

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initiationnoun

the act of beginning something, especially a legal process

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renewalnoun

the act or process of beginning something after an interval

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turning pointnoun

a point at which a drastic change occurs in a situation, especially one that makes it improve

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highlightnoun

the most outstanding, enjoyable or exciting part of something

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peaknoun

the point in time when someone or something is at its prime

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midpointnoun

the point that marks the middle of an event, activity or process

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epiphanynoun

the occasion of a sudden realization or understanding of something significant

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stagenoun

one of the separate parts in which a process or event is divided into

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