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TOEFL Essential Vocab

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1. Establish v. to set up or create an office; to place in a fixed position






2. Apex n. the highest point






3. Appropriate adj. appropriate; correct; convenient






4. N. an invented story or idea syn. legend






5. Slight a. a little






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






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






8. Ignore v. to pay no attention






9. Events n. natural events or facts; strange or notable n pl a






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






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






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






13. Remarkable adj. drawing special attention to






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






15. Prevent v. to stop from occurring; to turn away






16. Adj. to be complementary or appropriate; a good match syn. compatible






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






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






19. Exceptional a. worthy of mention; uncommon






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






21. Noticeably adv. attracting attention






22. Enormous adj. very large






23. Major adj. primary or principal; having or exercising control over something






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






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






26. Shelter v. to give protection; to not express a desire or opinion - usually bad






27. Authentic adj. reasonable - lawful






28. Secluded adj. kept separated from others






29. V. to make pure; to improve syn. perfect (verb)






30. Powerful a. very strong






31. Colorless adj. lacking color; unintenteresting - boring






32. Dependably adv. without changing; keeping the same principles - ideas - or quality






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






34. N. a recommendation syn. suggestion






35. Bias n. an opinion formed in advance without experience or knowledge of something v a






36. Image n. a picture or element cast back






37. Objective a. with no preconceptions






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






39. Extensive adj. found everywhere






40. Elements n. things combined to make something; the contents of something






41. Diverse a. being of many different types n4 v a2 av






42. Unconvinced adj. to question the truthfulness of information presented as fact; to nott trust






43. Miscalculated adj. guessed lower than the actual quality or quantity






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






45. Survive v. to fight without surrender; to persist






46. Initiate v. to cause something to begin






47. Speculate v. to think that sth is true - but having no proof n=v n a






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






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






50. Surround v. to make a circle around