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TOEFL Essential Vocab

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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 Outdated adv.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