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TOEFL Essential Vocab

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1. Simulate v. to pretend; make believe






2. Adj. acclaimed; well-known and popular syn. renowned






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






4. Abundant a. more than sufficient






5. Thoroughly adv. completely






6. V. to give back or bring back something; to return to the original condition syn. revitalize






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






8. Ignorant adj. to be unaware of or forgetful






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






10. Chief adj. the central or most important part






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






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






13. Capriciously adv. acting without thinking






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






15. Deteriorate v. to wear away; disappear slowly






16. Consistent adj. continuing in a constant way; remaining strong






17. Encounter v. to find or discover - usually by chance or mistake






18. Ancient a. very old - old-fashioned - no longer used






19. Diverse a. being of many different types n4 v a2 av






20. Powerful a. very strong






21. Carelessly adv. by accident; without paying attention; unexpectedly






22. Renowned adj. famous; having a high position






23. Adj. continuing syn. current






24. Typically av. commonly - usually n2 v a






25. Practical adj. easy to reach; near; suitable to one's needs






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






27. Gain v. to gain or secure something






28. Hazardous adj. not safe - firm - or steady






29. Exceptional a. worthy of mention; uncommon






30. Rumored dv. to know by report; unconfirmed; supposedly






31. Comprehensive adj. large in area or number; to offer; to make longer






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






33. Doubtful a. not probable






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






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






36. Retain v. to catch and hold onto - usually by trickery; deceived






37. Disorganized adj. being in complete disorder and confusion






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






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






40. Adj. nonstop - continual - or never-ending syn. constant






41. Disappear v. to vanish






42. Moderate a. very small; in form - but not in substance






43. Adj. ordinary syn. frequent






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






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






46. Adj. weak in health or in body syn. fragile






47. Aspect n. element or component






48. Adj. intensely bright or colorful; intelligent syn. radiant






49. Constant a. firm - reliable - dependable n






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