Daily Words 14

Ok, here are the essential CPE and IELTS words for today – I’ve missed a few days because I’ve been over working on my art blog at http://paintingsbygina.wordpress.com

substitute n. ~ person or thing that replaces, acts for or serves as sb or sth else

target n.  object or mark that a person tries to hit in shooting, etc; disc marked with concentric circles for this purpose in archery ; .

alter v.  become different; change in character, position, size, shape, etc

author n.  writer of a book, play, etc

discriminate v.  ~ ~ A from B see or make a difference (between two things)

dominate v.  have control of or a very strong influence on (people, events, etc)

establish v.  set up on a firm or permanent basis

inspect v.  examine (sth) closely

notion n.  ~ idea or belief; concept

require v.  depend on (sb/sth) for success, fulfilment, etc; need

arbitrary adj.  based on personal opinion or impulse, not on reason

crucial adj. ~ very important; decisive

 

All the Daily Words posts are collected together on the Daily Words page.

 

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