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TOEFL Essential Vocab

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1. Overwhelm v. to flood n






2. Stimulate v. to promote growth or development






3. Major adj. primary or principal; having or exercising control over something






4. Functional a. convenient or effective n






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






6. Freely av. willingly; easily






7. Tremendous adj. very large






8. Exceptional adj. excellent quality; above all the rest






9. Bizarre a. strange and unpleasant; beyond accepted norms






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






11. Thriving dj. successful - wealthy






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






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






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 Outdated adv.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






15. Simplify v. to update; to make more efficient or concise






16. Engage v. to become completely occupied or involved






17. Superficial adj. not far from top to bottom






18. Indisputable adj. clearly able to be determined






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






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






21. Dangerous adj. very risky - unsafe






22. Adj. continuous; refusing to give up; firm in action or decision syn. constant






23. Phenomenal adj. unusual in a positive way






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






25. Alter v. to change in form or appearance






26. Marks n. a sign or object that represents something or somebody marks






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






28. Thoroughly adv. completely






29. Gain v. to gain or secure something






30. Adj. to be in a disordered - disturbed or unstable condition syn. chaotic






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






32. Conclude v. to finish; to reach a climax or the highest point






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






34. V. to remove - take out - or take back syn. extract






35. Constant a. firm - reliable - dependable n






36. Colorless adj. lacking color; unintenteresting - boring






37. Original a.sth unusual - uncommon; new






38. Adj. to be complementary or appropriate; a good match syn. compatible






39. Shelter v. to give protection; to not express a desire or opinion - usually bad






40. V. to express or defend oneself strongly; to state positively syn. declare






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






42. Disappearing adj. going out of sight






43. Tiny adj. of little consequence; very small






44. Crawl v. to move slowly and quietly close to the ground; to begin to happen






45. Significant adj. important; strongly made; of value






46. Delete v. to remove - free oneself of something






47. Adj. attractive or interesting syn. alluring






48. Adj. following accepted rules or standards syn. traditional






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






50. Concisely adv. short - usually in time