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TOEFL Essential Vocab

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1. Recognize v. to know - remember - and accept the existence of something






2. Discriminate v. to hear - see - or recognize differences






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






4. Poisonous adj. harmful; capable of being fatal






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






6. Collect v. to collect






7. Average a. of average quality; not good or bad n






8. V. to give up control syn. abdicate






9. Baffling adj. not easily understood or figured out






10. Sufficient adj. more than enough






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






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






13. Limited adj. of a certain amount; having an end; not infinite






14. Adj. to be the only one of a kind; special syn. rare






15. Obtain v. to gain or come to possess






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






17. Deliberately adv. with define purpose and planning n






18. Apex n. the highest point






19. Senseless adj. done without thought or consideration






20. Unclear adj. not clear; ambiguous






21. Regularly a.occuring at specific - determind period of time






22. Thriving dj. successful - wealthy






23. Humor n. a joke; a funny story






24. Exhibit v. to show; reveal






25. N. the act of disagreeing; not giving approval syn. objection






26. Stimulate v. to promote growth or development






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






28. Adj. acclaimed; well-known and popular syn. renowned






29. Adj. something from a long time ago; very old syn. old






30. Recover v. to find and bring back n a






31. Inappropriately adv. not following established rules; not desirable






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






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






34. Switch n. a change in position or direction






35. Strange adj. unusual






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






37. Original a.sth unusual - uncommon; new






38. Adj. nonstop - continual - or never-ending syn. constant






39. Ancient a. very old - old-fashioned - no longer used






40. Adj. quick; without warning syn. sudden






41. Inconsistent adj. no regular pattern in thiinkiing ar movement; changeable without reason






42. Incorporate v. to become a part of






43. Assist v. to be useful or helpful






44. Emphasize v. to emphasize the part of a greater whole






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






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






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






48. Basic adj. simple; not complex






49. Role n. the normal purpose of something






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