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TOEFL Essential Vocab

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






2. Debatable adj. something that causes disagreement or argument.






3. Adj. allowable or satisfactory syn. permissible






4. Adj. able to move in a quick and easy way syn. nimble






5. Finally adv. to happen at some time in the future - usually gradually






6. Achievement n. a victory; a success v=n a2






7. Collect v. to collect






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






9. Expansive adj. having a lot of room






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






11. Clarify v. to understand the meaning of something






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






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






14. Flexible a. to be stretched - easily shaped






15. Adv. regularly; usually done syn. ordinarily






16. Extensive adj. found everywhere






17. Adj. extremely large syn. massive






18. Consistent adj. every part being the same






19. Ignore v. to pay no attention






20. Distribute v. to cause to move along a fixed path; to move freely






21. Incorporate v. to become a part of






22. Carry v. to move from one place to another






23. Unaware adj. unable to see or understand; to conceal; showing poor judgment or understanding






24. Somewhat av. a part of the whole; incomplete a av2






25. Adj. very surprising syn. astonishing






26. Functional a. convenient or effective n






27. Different adj. various; distinct from others






28. Beginning n. in the beginning stages of development n a






29. Color n. color






30. Adj. an action or decision made with little thought - order - or reason syn. haphazard






31. Abundant a. more than sufficient






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






33. Money n. monetary unit; cash






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






35. V. to suggest or plan to do something syn. suggest






36. Appropriate adj. appropriate; correct; convenient






37. Adj. quick; without warning syn. sudden






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






39. Adj. causing confusion and interruption syn. disturbing






40. Concisely adv. short - usually in time






41. Typical adj. an easily recognized quality of something






42. Simulate v. to pretend; make believe






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






44. Monotonous a. long and tiring n






45. Conceal v. to hide the usual appearance of something (n=v) a






46. Switch n. a change in position or direction






47. Remarkable adj. deserving positive recognition or attention






48. Combination n. the mixing of separate things to form a whole






49. Cover v. the length of time or distance from one limit to the other; to cross






50. Grind v. to press together so as to completely distort the shape or nature of the object