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TOEFL Essential Vocab

Subjects : toefl, english, vocabulary
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1. Oblige v. to make something happen by necessity or force a






2. Overwhelming a. difficult; causing worry or fear






3. Weakening adj. weakening






4. Imitate v. to copy an action






5. Similar a. being almost of the same type or time; comparable a=v






6. Arbitrary adj. not chosen carefully; unplanned






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






8. Shallow adj. simple; not deeep; near the surface






9. Tremendous adj. very large






10. Adj. strong in one's opinion - firm in conviction - to find out syn. resolute






11. Conquer v. to defeat - fight with success; to take control of an individual






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






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






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






15. Support v. to express approval






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






17. Characteristic n. something that is thought to belong to a person or thing; a quality by which something is identified






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






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






20. Phenomenal adj. unusual in a positive way






21. Survey n. questionnaire; a vote of public opinion n2






22. Renew v. to restore to life or bring back into memory






23. Adj. extremely large syn. massive






24. Crawl v. to move slowly and quietly close to the ground; to begin to happen






25. Adv. being in existence - real or factual syn. truly






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






27. V. to divide among people or to give out syn. dispense






28. Ignore v. to pay no attention






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






30. Adj. needing careful treatment; sensitive - easily broken syn. fragile






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






32. Adj. quick; without warning syn. sudden






33. Trigger v. to cause or produce negative behavior






34. Distribution n. a share; a part set aside for a special purpose; an assignment of portions v a






35. Include v. to surround completely; to envelop






36. Authentic adj. reasonable - lawful






37. Induce v. to cause something to happen; to do quickly; to be on time n av






38. Preserve v. to support; to keep in good condition n






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






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






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






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






43. Safety n. the feeling of freedom from danger - doubt - or worry






44. Objective a. with no preconceptions






45. Gather n. the act of collecting a crop; the crops gathered






46. Basic adj. simple; not complex






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






48. Deplete v. to use completely; to expend all energy; very thorough






49. Adv. very; to an unusual degree syn. extremely






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