【個人的メモ】IELTSの勉強して知った (自分にとっての) 25の新語

My new words in IELTS test.

特別な整理もなく,羅列します…
  1. vulnerable = difficult to defend. I know the word “vulnerability” as a technical term.
  2. entrench = establish solidly
  3. smallholder = small farmer
  4. adverse = opposing. I know the word “adversarial” as a techical term in GAN!
  5. intuitive = perceiving directly, without rational thought
  6. prevalent = widespread
  7. mitigate = to make milder
  8. intervene (in-ter-VEEN) = to come between things/people
  9. procure = to get things for the purpose
  10. alleviate (uh-LEE-vee-eyt) = to make easier ~ mitigate
  11. hold up = show / raise up
  12. welfare = financial assistance to an individual/family from a city/state/national government
  13. subside = to sink to a lower level
  14. regarding = concerning
  15. compensate (KOM-puhn-seyt) = to counterbalance
  16. strangle = to kill by stopping the breath ~ choke
  17. beneficiary = a person who get benefits
  18. adequate (AD-i-kwit) = sufficient
  19. contend = to struggle in opposition
  20. yield = (1) to give up, (2) to produce
  21. peasant = farmer
  22. autonomous (aw-TON-uh-muh-s) = having autonomy; not subject to control from outside
  23. bargain = affordable purchase
  24. dictate = make an order, especially to write
  25. irrigate = to make a thing wet

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