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TOEFL Essential Vocab

Subjects : toefl, english, vocabulary
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1. Discriminating adj. carefully chosen






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






3. Prepare v. to make ready; first in importance or in time






4. Safety n. the feeling of freedom from danger - doubt - or worry






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






6. Incorporate v. to become a part of






7. Flexible a. to be stretched - easily shaped






8. Superficial adj. not far from top to bottom






9. Adj. causing confusion and interruption syn. disturbing






10. N. a recommendation syn. suggestion






11. V. to alert someone of danger - warn someone to take care or pay attention to something syn. warn






12. Thrive v. growing at a fast pace






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






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 Outdated adv.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






15. Insulting adj. causing anger; rude; being unpleasant






16. Arbitrary adj. not chosen carefully; unplanned






17. Deliberately adv. done for a special reason






18. Humor n. a joke; a funny story






19. Dry adj. being of little rain or water






20. Communicate v. to tell - to show a connection between two things n2 a






21. Aspect n. element or component






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






23. Highlight v. to show that something is especiaally important or exeptionall






24. V. to think about or prepare for something ahead of time syn. predict






25. Evade v. to escape in a tricky way






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






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






28. Display v. to show or demonstrate






29. V. to get the facts or withdraw out the truth syn. extract






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






31. Prep. ph. in addition to - alongside syn. along with






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






33. Afterwards adv. following; coming after something






34. Enduring adj. forever; without end






35. Unjustified a. without good reason or cause; inappropriate






36. Phenomenal adj. unusual in a positive way






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






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






39. Adj. strong in one's opinion - firm in conviction - to find out syn. resolute






40. Consistent adj. continuing in a constant way; remaining strong






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






42. Launch v. to begin; to establish; to take decisive action without help n2 a






43. Monotonous a. long and tiring n






44. Characteristic n. specific qualities that distinguish one from another






45. V. to interest greatly syn. fascinate






46. Methods n. ways






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






48. Symbolize v. to give an example






49. V. to promote - help - or support syn. stimulate






50. Comprehensive adj. large in area or number; to offer; to make longer