IELTS Writing Tips

15 High Vocabulary Words to be Used in IELTS Writing

WordMeaningExample
PragmaticSolving problems in a sensible way that suits the conditions that really exist now, rather than obeying fixed theories, ideas, or rulesIn business, the pragmatic approach to problems is often more successful than an idealistic one.
ImplicationAn occasion when you seem to suggest something without saying it directly.From what she said, the implication was that they were splitting up.
AdverseHaving a negative or harmful effect on something.It is clear that these violent films have an adverse effect on children.
PerceptionA belief or opinion, often held by many people and based on how things seem.It is my perception that his argument was fundamentally flawed.
AmbiguousHaving or expressing more than one possible meaning, sometimes intentionally.The wording of the agreement is ambiguous.
PredominantlyMostly or mainly.She is predominantly a dancer, but she also sings.
ProminentVery well known and important.The government should be playing a more prominent role in promoting human rights.
NumerousManyThere are numerous health benefits of practising yoga
RestrictedLimited, especially by official rules, laws, etc.A restricted document is one that you need official permission to read because the government wants to keep it secret.
NaiveToo ready to believe someone or something, or to trust that someone’s intentions are good, due to a lack of experience.It was naive of her to think that she would ever get her money back.
ConstructiveAdvice, feedback useful to help others improve something.I am looking for constructive feedback to improve my writing skills.
DisruptionThe action of preventing something, especially a system, process, or event, from continuing as usual or as expected.The strike brought severe disruption to flights over the holiday weekend.
AmpleMore than enough.You’ll have ample opportunity to ask questions after the talk.
InsignificantSmall or not noticeable, and therefore not considered important.The difference between the two results was insignificant.
WidespreadExisting or happening in many places and/or among many people.There’s widespread agreement that the law should be changed.

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