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TOEFL Essential Vocab

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1. Freely av. willingly; easily

2. Defect n. a small sign of damage that makes an item imperfect

3. Adj. strong enough to recover from difficulty or disease syn. tenacious

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

5. Tiny adj. of little consequence; very small

6. Adj. something from a long time ago; very old syn. old

7. Principal a. the most noticeable or powerful element n v av

8. Remote adj. something that cannot be reached or communicated with

9. Initiate v. to cause something to begin

10. Role n. the normal purpose of something

11. Collect v. to collect

12. Arrange v. to place into groups according to type

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

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

15. Persevere v. to last; to suffer pain

16. Vulnerable adj. to be subject to influence; capable of being affected by a person or thing

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

18. Original a.sth unusual - uncommon; new

19. Require v. to have to do sth n a2 av

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

21. Stimulate v. to promote growth or development

22. Aspect n. element or component

23. Adj. an action or decision made with little thought - order - or reason syn. haphazard

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

25. Baffling adj. not easily understood or figured out

26. Events n. natural events or facts; strange or notable n pl a

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

28. Peacefulness n. calm; quietness

29. Faint adj. not bright or clear

30. Thoroughly adv. completely

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

32. House n. where people live

33. Clarify v. to understand the meaning of something

34. Around av. almost correct; not exact n v=a

35. Cherished adj. having much monetary or sentimental value; beautiful

36. Somewhat av. a part of the whole; incomplete a av2

37. Finally adv. to happen at some time in the future - usually gradually

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

39. Picturesque a. concerning pleasant natural surroundings n2 av

40. Ineffective adj. not strong; incapable

41. Alter v. to change in form or appearance

42. Distribute v. to cause to move along a fixed path; to move freely

43. Adj. of great importance; full of life syn. indispensable

44. Dependably adv. without changing; keeping the same principles - ideas - or quality

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

46. Adj. modern - up-to-date - or (n.) person living at the same time as another person syn. current

47. Establish v. to set up or create an office; to place in a fixed position

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

49. Apex n. the highest point

50. Dry adj. being of little rain or water