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TOEFL Essential Vocab

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1. Enlarge v. to make larger or greater






2. Automatically adv. in an unthinking manner; not chosen






3. Exhibit v. to show; reveal






4. Doubtful a. not probable






5. Functional a. convenient or effective n






6. Senseless adj. done without thought or consideration






7. V. to have the same opinion or draw the same conclusion syn. agree






8. Hesitatingly av. unwillingly n a






9. Recently adv. caught or produced not long ago






10. Bizarre a. strange and unpleasant; beyond accepted norms






11. Free v. to allow to come out; to give freedom






12. Uncomplicated adj. easy to understand; simple; honest






13. Probe n. a careful examination in order to determine facts n a






14. Pulse n. a regular pattern - usually in music a av






15. Miscalculated adj. guessed lower than the actual quality or quantity






16. Detectable a. noticeable; easily seen n v av






17. Absolutely adv. clearly true






18. Complex adj. something with a large number of parts; full of details






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






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






21. Inconsistent adj. not agreeing with the facts or previous statements made on the subject; declared wrong






22. Adj. of unclear meaning; something that can be understood in more than one way syn. vague






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






24. Different adj. various; distinct from others






25. Abundant a. more than sufficient






26. Superficial adj. not far from top to bottom






27. V. to divide among people or to give out syn. dispense






28. Adv. very; to an unusual degree syn. extremely






29. Adv. having no order or pattern; by chance syn. arbitrarily; carelessly






30. Protected a. protected from harmful elements; isolated from reality n=v






31. Adj. to be the only one of a kind; special syn. rare






32. Methodically adv. done according to a plan a






33. Characteristic n. something that is thought to belong to a person or thing; a quality by which something is identified






34. Poisonous adj. harmful; capable of being fatal






35. Fast a. quick n






36. Discriminating adj. carefully chosen






37. Irritating adj. making worse; annoying






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






39. Expectedly adv. in a way that foretells future events






40. Astute adj. intelligent; resourceful






41. Immediately adv. happening immediately; in a short period of time n a






42. Dispersed a. to be spread out or separated widely v






43. Crest n. the top of a mountain range; a raised part of any surface






44. 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






45. Attract v. to make efforts to attain or gain something






46. Confront v. to be in the presence of and oppose






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






48. Sufficient adj. more than enough






49. Firmly adv. being fixed in place; close; leaving no freedom






50. Secret a. to be said or written in recret n v