IELTS Book 8 Test 3 Section 3
8 T3 S3
Inexorable adjective Synonym: Relentless
(of a process) that cannot be stopped or changed
· The inexorable rise of crimeThis is where the inexorable logic of the theory breaks down.
Inevitable Adjective Synonym: Necessary
That you cannot avoid or prevent
· It was an inevitable consequence of the decision.
· It was inevitable that there would be job losses.
· A rise in the interest rates seems inevitable.
[only before noun] (often humorous) so frequent that you always expect it
· The English and their inevitable cups of tea
The inevitable noun [singular] something that is certain to happen
· You have to accept the inevitable.
· The inevitable happened—I forgot my passport.
Organism (Noun) Synonym: Creature
(biology or formal) a living thing, especially one that is extremely small
· Even the simplest, single-celled organisms show examples of this behaviour.
· The cell is the unit of which all living organisms are composed.
Frugally (adverb) Synonym: Economically
In a way that uses only as much money or food as is necessary
· To live/eat frugally
Comrade (Noun) Synonym: Companion
A person who is a member of the same communist or socialist political party as the person speaking
· We must fight for our rights, comrades!
(also comrade-in-arms) (old-fashioned) a friend or other person that you work with, especially as soldiers during a war
· They were old army comrades.
Optimal Adjective Synonym: Optimum
The best of most favourable point, degree, amount etc.
· The optimal economic position for households is represented by point B on the chart.
· The optimal temperature for the development of larvae is in the range 18–26˚C.