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TOEFL Essential Vocab

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






2. V. to hit one object against another with violent force; to be in opposition syn. crash






3. Disappear v. to vanish






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






5. Irritating adj. making worse; annoying






6. Crest n. the top of a mountain range; a raised part of any surface






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






8. Doubtful a. not probable






9. Debatable adj. something that causes disagreement or argument.






10. Adj. causing confusion and interruption syn. disturbing






11. Different adj. various; distinct from others






12. Ignore v. to pay no attention






13. Thriving dj. successful - wealthy






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






15. Include v. to surround completely; to envelop






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






17. Capriciously adv. acting without thinking






18. Foreign sales n. products sold abroad






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






20. Produce v. to cause something new to exist; to create






21. House n. where people live






22. Probe n. a careful examination in order to determine facts n a






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






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






25. Functional a. convenient or effective n






26. Adj. difficult to understand or explain; having many parts syn. complicated






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






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






29. Achievement n. a victory; a success v=n a2






30. Meaningless adj. not important; of little value






31. Defend v. to show to be right or reasomable; to support






32. Unaware adj. unable to see or understand; to conceal; showing poor judgment or understanding






33. Enormous adj. very large






34. Convenience n. something that makes life easier or more enjoyable






35. Prepare v. to make ready; first in importance or in time






36. Alter v. to change in form or appearance






37. Hide v. to prevent from being seen or discovered






38. Thick adj. closely packed or crowded; difficult to see though






39. Weakening adj. weakening






40. Exceptional a. worthy of mention; uncommon






41. Prep. ph. in addition to - alongside syn. along with






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






43. Summarized adj. made smaller; shortened; merged






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






45. Adj. ordinary syn. frequent






46. Grow v. to plan and raise a crop; to encourage growth of a relationship or friendship






47. Fast a. quick n






48. Thin a. small from one side to the other; limited n






49. Secluded adj. kept separated from others






50. Combination n. the mixing of separate things to form a whole