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TOEFL Vocab: Nature

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1. To continue living ( despite some danger or illness)

2. To greatly decrease the supply of a resource or material

3. To expect; to sense something before it happens

4. To adjust to the circumstances; to make suitable

5. To increase in power; to act with increased strength

6. To supply with nourishment for plants by adding helpful substances to the soil

7. To keep going - despite obstacles or discouragement; to maintain a purpose

8. In terms of elements; basically

9. Gathered into or amounting to a whole

10. The supplying of water to dry land

11. A series of steps leading to a result

12. To develop; to come forth

13. Something that restricts thought or action

14. A sudden; often violent; outburst

15. A place where a liquid is collected and stored

16. To leave; to give up

17. Complete disappearance; the end of existence

18. Related to the body; related to materials that can be seen or felt

19. To throw away; to get rid of; to kill

20. The process by which green plants make their own food by combining water - salts - and carbon dioxide in the presence of light

21. A group of people born at about the same time

22. Firm and dependable; showing little change

23. Preparing the land to grow crops ; improvement for agricultural purposes

24. Severe hunger; a drastic food shortage

25. Sending out from a small space into the general environment; a substance discharged into the air

26. To release a thing or an emotion

27. Being made less clean by a germ or hazardous substance

28. To go down suddenly; to decrease by a great amount in a short time

29. Naturally characteristic; always found within something - because it's a basic part of that thing

30. Movement from one place to another by a group of people or animals

31. Part - characteristic

32. To come together with great or violent force

33. To become reduced in size - amount - or value

34. A strong influence

35. Extremely harmful; causing financial or physical ruin

36. To gain possession of; to get

37. In a harmful way; negatively

38. Water that falls to the Earth's surface

39. An overflowing of water; an excessive amount

40. Various; showing a lot of differences within a group