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TOEFL Essential Vocab

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1. Consume v. to use up; to reduce greatly






2. Thriving dj. successful - wealthy






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






4. Dangerous adj. very risky - unsafe






5. Overwhelm v. to flood n






6. V. to throw off naturally; to give out syn. discard






7. Miscalculated adj. guessed lower than the actual quality or quantity






8. V. to produce - to carry; to show; to endure syn. yield






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






10. Humanitarian a. a feeling of love for people - usually resulting in financial aid to worthy causes n2






11. Unclear adj. not clear; ambiguous






12. Repetitious adj. being excessive; showing unnecessary repetition






13. Noticeably adv. attracting attention






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






15. Creative a. something newly introduced; creative






16. Adj. causing confusion and interruption syn. disturbing






17. Wonder n. something that surprises or impresses






18. Deliberately adv. done for a special reason






19. Trigger v. to cause or produce negative behavior






20. Enormous adj. very large






21. Initiate v. to cause something to begin






22. Hero n. a person or image that is loyally admired or respected






23. Adv. no one else; nothing else; not shared syn. restrictively






24. Typically av. commonly - usually n2 v a






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






26. Significant adj. important; strongly made; of value






27. Communicate v. to make something know to others; to communicate






28. Engage v. to become completely occupied or involved






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






30. Disorganized adj. being in complete disorder and confusion






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






32. Recently adv. caught or produced not long ago






33. Adj. continuing syn. current






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






35. Adj. to be in a disordered - disturbed or unstable condition syn. chaotic






36. Prevent v. to stop from occurring; to turn away






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






38. Separate v. to organize; to make clear






39. Picturesque a. concerning pleasant natural surroundings n2 av






40. Produce v. to cause something new to exist; to create






41. V. to make something difficult to see syn. cloud






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






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






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






45. Adj. odd or strange; eager to learn syn. peculiar






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






47. Attain v. to obtain something needed or useful; to increase to the amount of something






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






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






50. Attract v. to make efforts to attain or gain something