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TOEFL Essential Vocab

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






2. Weakening adj. weakening






3. Chief adj. the central or most important part






4. Remark v. to say; relate in written form






5. Quickly adv. showing sensitivity or quick thinking; showing a quick change in direction






6. Arrange v. to place into groups according to type






7. Stop v. to stop or discontinue






8. Absolutely adv. clearly true






9. V. to study something carefully; to separate into parts for study syn. examine






10. Colonize v. to establish a home; to resolve a disagreement






11. V. to follow established rules or patterns of behavior syn. adapt






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






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






14. Adj. to be complementary or appropriate; a good match syn. compatible






15. Inherent a. being a primary part of something






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






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






18. V. to change or make different syn. modify






19. V. to give up control syn. abdicate






20. Brilliant adj. lively; powerful; full of action; bright






21. Ignorant adj. to be unaware of or forgetful






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






23. House n. where people live






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






25. Instruct v. to give information or understanding to someone






26. Thrive v. growing at a fast pace






27. Old-fashioned a. too old to be presently useful; outmoded n






28. V. to have the same opinion or draw the same conclusion syn. agree






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






30. Deform v. to change from the original shape or condition - usually in an unnatural way






31. Surround v. to make a circle around






32. Dangerous adj. threatening or risky; harmful






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






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






35. Similar to a. alike in some way n






36. Sturdy adj. something that last a long time






37. V. to express or defend oneself strongly; to state positively syn. declare






38. Adj. weak in health or in body syn. fragile






39. Disorganized adj. being in complete disorder and confusion






40. Prep. ph. in addition to - alongside syn. along with






41. Detectable a. noticeable; easily seen n v av






42. Require v. to have to do sth n a2 av






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






44. Deplete v. to use completely; to expend all energy; very thorough






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






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






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






48. Events n. natural events or facts; strange or notable n pl a






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






50. Prominence n. fame