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TOEFL Essential Vocab

Subjects : toefl, english, vocabulary
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1. Diverse a. being of many different types n4 v a2 av






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






3. Switch n. a change in position or direction






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






5. Secret a. to be said or written in recret n v






6. Inherent a. being a primary part of something






7. Response n. a reply; a change that occurs when substances are mixed






8. Monotonous a. long and tiring n






9. V. to produce - to carry; to show; to endure syn. yield






10. Trigger v. to cause or produce negative behavior






11. Attract v. to make efforts to attain or gain something






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






13. Adv. regularly; usually done syn. ordinarily






14. Adj. difficult or painful to experience; not able to accept different ways of thought or behavior syn. unbearable






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






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






17. Significantly adv. in a deep way; showing deep knowledge of a subject






18. Powerful a. very strong






19. Weakening adj. weakening






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






21. Characteristic n. specific qualities that distinguish one from another






22. Explain v. to make more easily understood; to make clear






23. Adj. very surprising syn. astonishing






24. V. to change or make different syn. modify






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






26. Meticulous a. showing serious purpose; one who works carefully and with enthusiasm






27. Meaningless adj. not important; of little value






28. Adj. by itself; with no association syn. independent






29. N. something that may help one to be successful or to gain something syn. benefit






30. Humanitarian a. a feeling of love for people - usually resulting in financial aid to worthy causes n2






31. Manage v. to deal with or control






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






33. Dangerous adj. threatening or risky; harmful






34. Sufficient adj. more than enough






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






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






37. Adj. of great importance; full of life syn. indispensable






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






39. Expectedly adv. in a way that foretells future events






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






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






42. Celebrity n. a very important or famous person - usually associated with a high position in government






43. Inclined to a. likely to do something






44. Observe v. to sense; to become aware of






45. Symbolize v. to give an example






46. Energetic a. showing good health; in good shape n






47. Adj. to be in a disordered - disturbed or unstable condition syn. chaotic






48. Phenomenal adj. unusual in a positive way






49. Discriminating adj. carefully chosen






50. V. to increase in a positive way - such as in value - power - or beauty syn. strengthen