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TOEFL Essential Vocab

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1. Powerful a. very strong






2. Adv. enough; in a satisfying manner syn. adequately






3. Excessive a. a large amount or quantity; more than reasonable






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






5. Adj. very surprising syn. astonishing






6. Astute adj. intelligent; resourceful






7. V. to remove - take out - or take back syn. extract






8. Elated a. to be satisfied; very happy n a






9. Hesitatingly av. unwillingly n a






10. Renowned adj. famous; having a high position






11. Adj. of unclear meaning; something that can be understood in more than one way syn. vague






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






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






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






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






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






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






18. Imposing adj. causing admiration because of an object's importance - size - or quality






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






20. Defect n. a small sign of damage that makes an item imperfect






21. Immediately adv. happening immediately; in a short period of time n a






22. Tremendous adj. very large






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






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






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 Outdated adv.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






26. Dependably adv. without changing; keeping the same principles - ideas - or quality






27. Enlarge v. to make larger or greater






28. Biased a. strongly supporting a group or point of view






29. Complex adj. something with a large number of parts; full of details






30. Disturb v. to shake or move; to cause worry






31. Retain v. to catch and hold onto - usually by trickery; deceived






32. Stimulate v. to promote growth or development






33. Relinquish v. to give up; to have something taken away - usually by rule or regulation






34. Meaningless adj. not important; of little value






35. Different adj. various; distinct from others






36. Initiate v. to cause something to begin






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






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






39. Irritating adj. making worse; annoying






40. Repetitious adj. being excessive; showing unnecessary repetition






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






42. Senseless adj. done without thought or consideration






43. Dangerous adj. very risky - unsafe






44. Overwhelm v. to flood n






45. Bias n. an opinion formed in advance without experience or knowledge of something v a






46. Approve v. to accept formally by vote n a






47. Impose v. to state demands with the power to enforce






48. Comprehensive adj. large in area or number; to offer; to make longer






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






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