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TOEFL Essential Vocab

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1. Ineffective adj. not strong; incapable






2. Ignorant adj. to be unaware of or forgetful






3. Thorough adj. far below the surface; complete understanding






4. Noticeably adv. attracting attention






5. Energetic a. showing good health; in good shape n






6. Arbitrary adj. not chosen carefully; unplanned






7. Establish v. to establish - start up






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






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






10. Impose v. to state demands with the power to enforce






11. Relinquish v. to give up; to have something taken away - usually by rule or regulation






12. Appear v. to come into vieww - or existence






13. Similar a. being almost of the same type or time; comparable a=v






14. Remarkable adj. deserving positive recognition or attention






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






16. Dry adj. being of little rain or water






17. Exceptional a. worthy of mention; uncommon






18. V. to give back or bring back something; to return to the original condition syn. revitalize






19. N. the act of disagreeing; not giving approval syn. objection






20. Authentic adj. reasonable - lawful






21. Inconsistent adj. no regular pattern in thiinkiing ar movement; changeable without reason






22. Inactive adj. not growing or producing; asleep






23. Quickly adv. showing sensitivity or quick thinking; showing a quick change in direction






24. River n. a natural flow of something; a pouring out






25. Critical adj. of great importance; extremely necessary






26. Engage v. to become completely occupied or involved






27. Adj. attractive or interesting syn. alluring






28. Possible a. able to be done a av






29. Trigger v. to cause or produce negative behavior






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






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






32. Simulate v. to pretend; make believe






33. Polluted a. to make something impure by adding something dirty or a poisonous substance n v






34. Delete v. to remove - free oneself of something






35. Concrete adj. real; that which can be felt






36. V. to cause a conflict or argument syn. initiate






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






38. Hardly adv. almost not






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






40. Relate v. to tell a story; relate n3 a=n






41. Cautiously adv. in a careful - polite manner a






42. Oblige v. to make something happen by necessity or force a






43. Typical adj. an easily recognized quality of something






44. Observe v. to sense; to become aware of






45. Adj. producing a desired result based on truths or fact syn. convincing






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






47. Objective adj. showing no favoritism; being fair or just






48. V. to follow established rules or patterns of behavior syn. adapt






49. Ridiculous a. clearly false - without reason n av






50. Neglect v. to leave out - not include n a