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TOEFL Essential Vocab

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1. Component n. a part of the whole; environmrnt

2. Significantly adv. in a deep way; showing deep knowledge of a subject

3. Demanded adj. needed for a specific purpose

4. V. to make it attractive to do something - usually something not good syn. entice

5. Inclined to a. likely to do something

6. Remote adj. something that cannot be reached or communicated with

7. Thoroughly adv. completely

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

9. Appropriate adj. appropriate; correct; convenient

10. Major adj. primary or principal; having or exercising control over something

11. Absolutely adv. clearly true

12. Diversion n. something that holds interest and is enjoyable

13. Moderate a. very small; in form - but not in substance

14. Characteristic n. specific qualities that distinguish one from another

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

16. Dangerous adj. very serious or unsafe; finding fault

17. Expectedly adv. in a way that foretells future events

18. Adj. by itself; with no association syn. independent

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

20. Remarkable adj. deserving positive recognition or attention

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

22. Proven a. proven with written evidence n v a

23. Diverse a. being of many different types n4 v a2 av

24. Include v. to surround completely; to envelop

25. V. to give up control syn. abdicate

26. Response n. a reply; a change that occurs when substances are mixed

27. Original a.sth unusual - uncommon; new

28. Disappearing adj. going out of sight

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

30. Shelter v. to give protection; to not express a desire or opinion - usually bad

31. Hardly adv. almost not

32. Enormous adj. very large

33. Depict v. to represent; to act n

34. Adj. a slight bother; disturbing to a person syn. bothersome

35. Hasten v. to go faster

36. Survive v. to fight without surrender; to persist

37. Ridiculous a. clearly false - without reason n av

38. Uncomplicated adj. easy to understand; simple; honest

39. Instinctive adj. unplanned; uncontrolled

40. Enlarge v. to make larger or greater

41. Repetitious adj. being excessive; showing unnecessary repetition

42. Creative a. something newly introduced; creative

43. Conclude v. to finish; to reach a climax or the highest point

44. Dangerous adj. threatening or risky; harmful

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

46. Slight a. a little

47. Concept n. an idea - belief - or opinion

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

49. Supposedly adv. reported - but not confirmed n v a

50. Summarized adj. made smaller; shortened; merged