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TOEFL Essential Vocab

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1. House n. where people live






2. Bias n. an opinion formed in advance without experience or knowledge of something v a






3. Superficial adj. not far from top to bottom






4. Movement n. the state of changing one's position






5. Peacefulness n. calm; quietness






6. Invent v. to make up - usually with an intent to fool or trick; to lie n a






7. Original a.sth unusual - uncommon; new






8. Remote adj. something that cannot be reached or communicated with






9. Absolutely adv. clearly true






10. Emphasize v. to highlight - to give more importance to






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






12. Defend v. to show to be right or reasomable; to support






13. Unconvinced adj. to question the truthfulness of information presented as fact; to nott trust






14. V. to cause a conflict or argument syn. initiate






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






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






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






18. Selection n. a variety






19. Explain v. to make more easily understood; to make clear






20. Annoying a. the state of being inside when not desired to be there by others n2 v av






21. V. to make something difficult to see syn. cloud






22. Communicate v. to make something know to others; to communicate






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






24. Inherent a. being a primary part of something






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






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






27. Alter v. to change from one form or state to another






28. Adj. not fine or smooth; not delicate syn. rough






29. Specific adj. a certain way or thing; unusual; hard to please






30. Poisonous adj. harmful; capable of being fatal






31. Observe v. to sense; to become aware of






32. Meaningless adj. not important; of little value






33. Inconsistent adj. not agreeing with the facts or previous statements made on the subject; declared wrong






34. Satisfying adj. giving pleasure or a feeling of accomplishment; showing thanks






35. Ineffective adj. not strong; incapable






36. Afterwards adv. following; coming after something






37. Color n. color






38. Secret a. to be said or written in recret n v






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






40. Symbolize v. to give an example






41. Calm a. quiet - not easy upset






42. Adj. strong in one's opinion - firm in conviction - to find out syn. resolute






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






44. Defect n. a small sign of damage that makes an item imperfect






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






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






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






48. Reflect v. to show - as in a mirror






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






50. Noticeably adv. attracting attention