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TOEFL Essential Vocab

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1. Intense adj. extreme; harmful






2. Inappropriately adv. not following established rules; not desirable






3. Survey n. questionnaire; a vote of public opinion n2






4. Colorless adj. lacking color; unintenteresting - boring






5. Appropriate adj. appropriate; correct; convenient






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






7. V. to make it attractive to do something - usually something not good syn. entice






8. Adj. able to move in a quick and easy way syn. nimble






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






10. Disorganized adj. being in complete disorder and confusion






11. Adv. making something appear true or good when it is false or bad syn. misleadingly






12. Switch n. a change in position or direction






13. Strong adj. powerful - full of action






14. Apathetic adj. being uninterested or not caring about something






15. Decrease v. to move from good to bad - or from much little to little - to refuse






16. Remarkable adj. drawing special attention to






17. V. to make a request syn. appeal






18. Remark v. to say; relate in written form






19. Imitate v. to copy an action






20. Adj. allowable or satisfactory syn. permissible






21. Hypothetically adv. according to a reasoned - but not proven - point of view






22. Discriminating adj. carefully chosen






23. Diversion n. something that holds interest and is enjoyable






24. Adj. very surprising syn. astonishing






25. Methods n. ways






26. Erratic adj. not consistent; irregular






27. N. a recommendation syn. suggestion






28. Simulate v. to pretend; make believe






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






30. V. to hit one object against another with violent force; to be in opposition syn. crash






31. Resist v. to show little fear or regard for rules or established norms; to change






32. Humor n. a joke; a funny story






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






34. Incorrect a. having errors n






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






36. Significantly adv. in a deep way; showing deep knowledge of a subject






37. Remind v. to call up or produce memories or feelings; to cause to remember






38. Weakening adj. weakening






39. Thoroughly adv. completely






40. Freely av. willingly; easily






41. Disregard v. to ignore or neglect a






42. Selection n. a variety






43. Prove v. to make certain; give support






44. Objective a. with no preconceptions






45. Shallow adj. simple; not deeep; near the surface






46. Economical a. able to be done - usually refers to something you can do without damage or loss v






47. Boost v. to encourage or advertise; to elevate in rank or grade






48. Adj. by itself; with no association syn. independent






49. Thriving dj. successful - wealthy






50. Color n. color