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TOEFL Essential Vocab

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1. Shallow adj. simple; not deeep; near the surface






2. Demanded adj. needed for a specific purpose






3. Surround v. to make a circle around






4. Initiate v. to cause something to begin






5. V. to specify - name - or select to do to a task; to indicate syn. assign






6. Adj. to be complementary or appropriate; a good match syn. compatible






7. Adj. attractive or interesting syn. alluring






8. Achievement n. a victory; a success v=n a2






9. Unavoidable a. sth that cannot be prevented from happening n av






10. Deliberately adv. done for a special reason






11. Remarkable adj. drawing special attention to






12. Develop v. to grow; to go through a period of change






13. Overwhelm v. to flood n






14. Combination n. the mixing of separate things to form a whole






15. Original a.sth unusual - uncommon; new






16. Equalized a. a state where everything is of the same size or weight






17. Induce v. to cause something to happen; to do quickly; to be on time n av






18. Gain v. to gain or secure something






19. Debatable adj. something that causes disagreement or argument.






20. Peacefulness n. calm; quietness






21. Crawl v. to move slowly and quietly close to the ground; to begin to happen






22. Medium adj. not too much - not too little






23. Recognize v. to know - remember - and accept the existence of something






24. Adj. allowable or satisfactory syn. permissible






25. Convenience n. something that makes life easier or more enjoyable






26. Disturb v. to shake or move; to cause worry






27. Limited adj. of a certain amount; having an end; not infinite






28. Color n. color






29. V. to make a request syn. appeal






30. Deplete v. to use completely; to expend all energy; very thorough






31. Story n. a report of an event; money kept in a bank; a statement of something used or received - usually a financial report n2 v a






32. Creative a. something newly introduced; creative






33. Dangerous adj. threatening or risky; harmful






34. V. to remove - take out - or take back syn. extract






35. V. to increase in a positive way - such as in value - power - or beauty syn. strengthen






36. Hide v. to prevent from being seen or discovered






37. Concept n. an idea - belief - or opinion






38. Adj. difficult to understand or explain; having many parts syn. complicated






39. Thoroughly adv. completely






40. V. to hit one object against another with violent force; to be in opposition syn. crash






41. Adv. enough; in a satisfying manner syn. adequately






42. Indisputable adj. clearly able to be determined






43. Establish v. to establish - start up






44. Complex a. having many parts; finely detailed n av






45. Healing. adj. being able to restore to good condition






46. Abundant a. more than sufficient






47. Speculate v. to think that sth is true - but having no proof n=v n a






48. Functional a. convenient or effective n






49. Weakening adj. weakening






50. House n. where people live