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TOEFL Essential Vocab

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1. V. to make pure; to improve syn. perfect (verb)






2. Adj. attractive or interesting syn. alluring






3. Methods n. ways






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






5. Aspect n. element or component






6. Astute adj. intelligent; resourceful






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






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






9. Precise adj. careful and exact






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






11. Strange adj. unusual






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






13. Disregard v. to ignore or neglect a






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






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






16. Apathetic adj. being uninterested or not caring about something






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






18. Flexible a. to be stretched - easily shaped






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






20. Expansive adj. having a lot of room






21. Meaningless adj. not important; of little value






22. N. something that may help one to be successful or to gain something syn. benefit






23. Healing. adj. being able to restore to good condition






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






25. Adv. the most important or most common syn. mostly






26. Manage v. to deal with or control






27. Indisputable adj. clearly able to be determined






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






29. Story n. a report of an event; money kept in a bank; a statement of something used or received - usually a financial report n2 v a






30. Shortage n. a need for; an insufficient amount






31. Adj. value in doing something syn. rewarding






32. Primary adj. simple in structurre - easy to do






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






34. Gather n. the act of collecting a crop; the crops gathered






35. Objective a. with no preconceptions






36. Abundant a. more than sufficient






37. Persuade v. to make someone see things your way






38. Thorough adj. far below the surface; complete understanding






39. Hide v. to prevent from being seen or discovered






40. Dependably av. in a trusted way n2 v a2






41. Incorporate v. to become a part of






42. Speculate v. to think that sth is true - but having no proof n=v n a






43. Calm a. quiet - not easy upset






44. Adj. full of life - action - or power syn. vigorous






45. V. to interest greatly syn. fascinate






46. Adj. difficult to understand or explain; having many parts syn. complicated






47. Include v. to surround completely; to envelop






48. Exhibit v. to show; reveal






49. Foreign sales n. products sold abroad






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