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TOEFL Essential Vocab

Subjects : toefl, english, vocabulary
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1. Freely av. willingly; easily






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






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






4. Switch n. a change in position or direction






5. Simulate v. to pretend; make believe






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






7. Image n. a picture or element cast back






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






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






10. Thrive v. growing at a fast pace






11. Disappearing adj. going out of sight






12. Objective adj. showing no favoritism; being fair or just






13. Adj. to be the only one of a kind; special syn. rare






14. Meticulous a. showing serious purpose; one who works carefully and with enthusiasm






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






16. Concrete adj. real; that which can be felt






17. Inactive adj. not growing or producing; asleep






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






19. Resistance n. the state of acting against; not being in agreement v a2






20. N. the coming or appearance of something syn. arrival






21. Fast a. quick n






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






23. N. an invented story or idea syn. legend






24. Openly adv. in a way clearly seen; not done secretly






25. Pulse n. a regular pattern - usually in music a av






26. V. to make it attractive to do something - usually something not good syn. entice






27. Supposedly adv. reported - but not confirmed n v a






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






29. V. to alert someone of danger - warn someone to take care or pay attention to something syn. warn






30. Initiate v. to cause something to begin






31. Selection n. a variety






32. Quality n. the standard of; the degree of goodness






33. Overstate v. to make something more than what it is






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






35. Intense adj. extreme; harmful






36. Refuse v. to refuse






37. Communicate v. to tell - to show a connection between two things n2 a






38. Possible a. able to be done a av






39. Dispersed a. to be spread out or separated widely v






40. Methodically adv. done according to a plan a






41. Sturdy adj. something that last a long time






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






43. Assist v. to be useful or helpful






44. Adj. not easy to bend; firm; inflexible syn. stiff






45. Hasten v. to go faster






46. Remarkable adj. drawing special attention to






47. Adj. displeasing - objectionable - or bad syn. unfavorable






48. Secluded adj. kept separated from others






49. Presumably adv. according to reports or hearsay; widely believed or accepted






50. Dry adj. being of little rain or water