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TOEFL Essential Vocab

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1. Bright adj. sending out in all directions - especially heat or light






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






3. Apex n. the highest point






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






5. Hasten v. to go faster






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






7. Evade v. to escape in a tricky way






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 Outdated adv.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






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






10. Separate v. to organize; to make clear






11. Unjustified a. without good reason or cause; inappropriate






12. Humor n. a joke; a funny story






13. Constant a. firm - reliable - dependable n






14. Appropriately adv. having a tendency to do something; likely






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






16. Survive v. to fight without surrender; to persist






17. Adj. by itself; with no association syn. independent






18. V. to confuse to a point at which no progress can be made syn. puzzle






19. Hardly adv. almost not






20. Colorless adj. lacking color; unintenteresting - boring






21. Regularly a.occuring at specific - determind period of time






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






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






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






25. Strange a. unusual; uncommon n av






26. Basic adj. simple; not complex






27. Average a. of average quality; not good or bad n






28. Assessable adj. able to determine how much or how many






29. Growth n. the act of making larger v a






30. Indisputable adj. clearly able to be determined






31. Deliberately adv. done for a special reason






32. Incorporate v. to become a part of






33. Concept n. an idea - belief - or opinion






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






35. Astute adj. intelligent; resourceful






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






37. Adv. having no order or pattern; by chance syn. arbitrarily; carelessly






38. Accelerate v. to cause to go faster; move forward more quickly n a av






39. Equalized a. a state where everything is of the same size or weight






40. Enormous adj. very large






41. Resist v. to show little fear or regard for rules or established norms; to change






42. Develop v. to grow; to go through a period of change






43. Apparent adj. easy to see - usually because of some proof






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






45. Poisonous adj. harmful; capable of being fatal






46. Convenience n. something that makes life easier or more enjoyable






47. Commonplace adj. existing widely or commonly






48. Launch v. to begin; to establish; to take decisive action without help n2 a






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






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