Here is today’s selection of Daily Words that are essential for all advanced students preparing for Michigan ECCE, Cambridge IELTS, CPE or CAE or any other English examinations. To be honest they are not exciting words but they are exactly the words that you find in the exam papers again and again (and my students and I have proved this to be true) . I’m trying to put some here every day.
assure v. tell (sb) positively or confidently\
compound n. thing made up of two or more separate things combined together
identify v. ~ sb/sth as sb/sth show, prove, etc who or what sb/sth is; recognize sb/sth (as being the specified person or thing)
induce v. persuade or influence (sb) to do sth
involve v. make necessary as a condition or result; entail
successor n. ~ person or thing that comes after and takes the place of (sb/sth)
valid adj. legally effective because made or done with the correct formalities
available adj. that can be used or obtained
conform v. ~ keep to or comply with (generally accepted rules, standards, etc)
credit n. permission to delay payment for goods and services until after they have been received; system of paying in this way
illustrate v. supply with pictures, diagrams, etc
perceive v. become aware of (sb/sth); notice; observe
subsequent adj. later; following
vary v. ~ (in sth) be different in size, volume, strength, etc
automate v. cause to operate by automation
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Have a nice day!