Test your basic knowledge |

TOEFL Essential Vocab

Subjects : toefl, english, vocabulary
Instructions:
  • Answer 50 questions in 15 minutes.
  • If you are not ready to take this test, you can study here.
  • Match each statement with the correct term.
  • Don't refresh. All questions and answers are randomly picked and ordered every time you load a test.

This is a study tool. The 3 wrong answers for each question are randomly chosen from answers to other questions. So, you might find at times the answers to obvious but it re-enforces your understanding as you take the test each time.
1. Indisputable adj. clearly able to be determined






2. Emotional adj. something that captures the imagination; exciting






3. Capriciously adv. acting without thinking






4. Authentic adj. reasonable - lawful






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






6. Powerful a. very strong






7. Growth n. the act of making larger v a






8. V. to give up control syn. abdicate






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






10. Hero n. a person or image that is loyally admired or respected






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






12. Steady a. having good quality - being well made; firm; not a gas or liquid n v






13. Conj. in spite of the fact - regardless of the fact syn. although






14. Accelerate v. to cause to go faster; move forward more quickly n a av






15. Evade v. to escape in a tricky way






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






17. Preserve v. to support; to keep in good condition n






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






19. Adj. very intelligent - smart - clever syn. perceptive






20. Picturesque a. concerning pleasant natural surroundings n2 av






21. Evidently adv. in a clear - easy-to-understand way






22. Adv. very; to an unusual degree syn. extremely






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






24. Consistent adj. every part being the same






25. Adj. attractive or interesting syn. alluring






26. Confront v. to be in the presence of and oppose






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






28. Conquer v. to defeat - fight with success; to take control of an individual






29. Intensify v. to cause to become greater n a






30. Average a. of average quality; not good or bad n






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






32. Creative a. something newly introduced; creative






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






34. Adj. odd or strange; eager to learn syn. peculiar






35. Fragment n. a very small piece of something






36. Dependably av. in a trusted way n2 v a2






37. Summarized adj. made smaller; shortened; merged






38. Humanitarian a. a feeling of love for people - usually resulting in financial aid to worthy causes n2






39. Unclear adj. not clear; ambiguous






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






41. Excessive a. a large amount or quantity; more than reasonable






42. Imposing adj. causing admiration because of an object's importance - size - or quality






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






44. Afterwards adv. following; coming after something






45. Phenomenal adj. unusual in a positive way






46. Unhealthy adj. something that cause pain or damage






47. Conceal v. to hide the usual appearance of something (n=v) a






48. Elements n. things combined to make something; the contents of something






49. Adj. extremely large syn. massive






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