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TOEFL Essential Vocab

Subjects : toefl, english, vocabulary
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1. Steady a. having good quality - being well made; firm; not a gas or liquid n v






2. Prominence n. fame






3. Indisputable adj. clearly able to be determined






4. Evade v. to escape in a tricky way






5. Unavoidable a. sth that cannot be prevented from happening n av






6. Intensify v. to cause to become greater n a






7. Dangerous adj. very risky - unsafe






8. Oblige v. to make something happen by necessity or force a






9. Freely av. willingly; easily






10. N. the coming or appearance of something syn. arrival






11. Adj. following accepted rules or standards syn. traditional






12. Beginning n. in the beginning stages of development n a






13. Ignore v. to pay no attention






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






15. V. to change a belief or behavior by argument or reason syn. convince






16. Consistent adj. every part being the same






17. Retain v. to catch and hold onto - usually by trickery; deceived






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






19. Boost v. to encourage or advertise; to elevate in rank or grade






20. Simplify v. to update; to make more efficient or concise






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






22. Elated a. to be satisfied; very happy n a






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






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






25. Confront v. to be in the presence of and oppose






26. Switch n. a change in position or direction






27. Exceptional adj. excellent quality; above all the rest






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






29. Different adj. various; distinct from others






30. Inactive adj. not growing or producing; asleep






31. Remarkable adj. drawing special attention to






32. Inclined to a. likely to do something






33. Thriving a. active and growing; healthy v






34. Adj. causing confusion and interruption syn. disturbing






35. Brilliant adj. lively; powerful; full of action; bright






36. Neglect v. to leave out - not include n a






37. Appropriately adv. having a tendency to do something; likely






38. Complex a. having many parts; finely detailed n av






39. Selection n. a variety






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






41. Adj. producing a desired result based on truths or fact syn. convincing






42. Strange a. unusual; uncommon n av






43. Adj. continuing syn. current






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






45. Idle a. not moving; not involved n2






46. Complex adj. something with a large number of parts; full of details






47. V. to send out; give off syn. release






48. Extensive adj. found everywhere






49. Decrease v. to move from good to bad - or from much little to little - to refuse






50. Adj. strong enough to recover from difficulty or disease syn. tenacious