IELTS Exam Vocabulary List - J
- jargon n. Confused, unintelligible speech or highly technical speech.
- jaundice n. A morbid condition, due to obstructed excretion of bile or characterized by yellowing of the skin.
- jeopardize v. To imperil.
- Jingo n. One of a party in Great Britain in favor of spirited and demonstrative foreign policy.
- jocose adj. Done or made in jest.
- jocular adj. Inclined to joke.
- joggle n. A sudden irregular shake or a push causing such a shake.
- journalize v. To keep a diary.
- jovial adj. Merry.
- jubilation n. Exultation.
- judgment n. The faculty by the exercise of which a deliberate conclusion is reached.
- judicature n. Distribution and administration of justice by trial and judgment.
- judicial adj. Pertaining to the administration of justice.
- judiciary n. That department of government which administers the law relating to civil and criminal justice.
- judicious adj. Prudent.
- juggle v. To play tricks of sleight of hand.
- jugglery n. The art or practice of sleight of hand.
- jugular adj. Pertaining to the throat.
- juicy adj. Succulent.
- junction n. The condition of being joined.
- juncture n. An articulation, joint, or seam.
- junta n. A council or assembly that deliberates in secret upon the affairs of government.
- juridical adj. Assumed by law to exist.
- jurisdiction n. Lawful power or right to exercise official authority.
- jurisprudence n. The science of rights in accordance with positive law.
- juror n. One who serves on a jury or is sworn in for jury duty in a court of justice.
- joust v. To engage in a tilt with lances on horseback.
- justification n. Vindication.
- juvenile adj. Characteristic of youth.
- juxtapose v. To place close together.
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