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TOEFL Essential Vocab

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1. Methodically adv. done according to a plan a






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






3. V. to change a belief or behavior by argument or reason syn. convince






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






5. Component n. a part of the whole; environmrnt






6. Calm a. quiet - not easy upset






7. Predictive a. correctly telling about future events n2 v av






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






9. Beginning n. in the beginning stages of development n a






10. Colonize v. to establish a home; to resolve a disagreement






11. V. to suggest or plan to do something syn. suggest






12. Emphasize v. to highlight - to give more importance to






13. Disappearing adj. going out of sight






14. Explain v. to make more easily understood; to make clear






15. Emphasize v. to emphasize the part of a greater whole






16. Poisonous adj. harmful; capable of being fatal






17. Establish v. to establish - start up






18. Exceptional a. worthy of mention; uncommon






19. Simulate v. to pretend; make believe






20. Adj. difficult or painful to experience; not able to accept different ways of thought or behavior syn. unbearable






21. Assist v. to be useful or helpful






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






23. Powerful a. very strong






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






25. Sturdy adj. something that last a long time






26. Irritating adj. making worse; annoying






27. Wonder n. something that surprises or impresses






28. Objective a. with no preconceptions






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






30. Collect v. to collect






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






32. Adv. no one else; nothing else; not shared syn. restrictively






33. Practical adj. easy to reach; near; suitable to one's needs






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






35. Discriminating adj. carefully chosen






36. Adj. full of life - action - or power syn. vigorous






37. Display n. a show or exhibit






38. V. to prevent movement - progress - or success syn. block






39. Overwhelm v. to flood n






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






41. Carry v. to move from one place to another






42. Hazardous adj. not safe - firm - or steady






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






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






45. Idle a. not moving; not involved n2






46. Methods n. ways






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






48. Outdated adv. being old fashioned; no longer in general use






49. Prove v. to make certain; give support






50. Bias n. an opinion formed in advance without experience or knowledge of something v a