IELTS Vocabulary (3) Evolution and Migration


1. Adapt v. To adjust to the circumstances; to make suitable 
Dinosaurs could not adapt to the warmer temperatures.
The teacher adapted the exercises for his more advanced students.

2. Diverse n. Various; showing a lot of differences within a group 
India is one of the most linguistically diverse countries in the world.

3. Evolve v. To develop; to come forth
Modern-day sharks evolved from their ancestor Eryops, which lived more than 200 million years ago.

4. Feature n. Part, characteristic
The best feature of this car is its heated seats.

5. Generation n. A group of people born at about the same time
As older managers retired, a new generation of leaders took control of the company.

6. Inherent adj. Naturally characteristic; always found within something, because it’s a basic part of that thing
No job can be interesting all the time. Boredom is inherent in any kind of work.

7. Migration n. Movement from one place to another by a group of people or animals
The migration of farm workers from one state to the next depends primarily on the harvest.

8. Physical adj. Related to the body; related to materials that can be seen or felt Because of the shape of its throat, an ape does not have the physical ability to speak.
The mountains form a physical barrier between the west and the east.

9. Process n. A series of steps leading to a result
To get a good job, most people go through a long process of letterwriting and interviews.

10. Survive v. To continue living (despite some danger or illness) After getting lost in the mountains, Gordon survived by eating wild plants and catching fish.

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