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TOEFL Essential Vocab

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1. Bizarre a. strange and unpleasant; beyond accepted norms






2. N. enthusiastic approval; applause syn. praise






3. Erratic adj. not consistent; irregular






4. Annoying a. the state of being inside when not desired to be there by others n2 v av






5. Obtain v. to gain or come to possess






6. Weakening adj. weakening






7. Adj. extremely large syn. massive






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






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






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






11. Deteriorate v. to wear away; disappear slowly






12. Adj. not easy to bend; firm; inflexible syn. stiff






13. Thriving dj. successful - wealthy






14. Adj. quick; without warning syn. sudden






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






16. Hypothetically adv. according to a reasoned - but not proven - point of view






17. Summarized adj. made smaller; shortened; merged






18. Abundant a. more than sufficient






19. Strange adj. unusual






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






21. Conscientiously adj. done with persistence and hard work; with attention to details






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






23. Aspect n. element or component






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






25. Rich adj. able to produce abundantly






26. Highlight v. to show that something is especiaally important or exeptionall






27. Adv. regularly; usually done syn. ordinarily






28. Conj. in spite of the fact - regardless of the fact syn. although






29. Adv. making something appear true or good when it is false or bad syn. misleadingly






30. Methods n. ways






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






32. Role n. the normal purpose of something






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






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






35. Inclined to a. likely to do something






36. Satisfying adj. giving pleasure or a feeling of accomplishment; showing thanks






37. V. to make rich; to make something of greater value syn. enhance






38. Hasten v. to go faster






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






40. Irritating adj. making worse; annoying






41. Display n. a show or exhibit






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






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






44. Inactive adj. not growing or producing; asleep






45. Insignificant a. hardly noticeable; scarcelt detectable; to ignore; to give little attention n2 a3 av






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






47. Remarkable adj. deserving positive recognition or attention






48. Rarely adj. almost never






49. Inconsistent adj. not agreeing with the facts or previous statements made on the subject; declared wrong






50. Capriciously adv. acting without thinking