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COLOMBO TOEFL MAURICIO SET 1

Terms

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Adjust
(verb) 1 a: to bring to a more satisfactory state: (1): settle , resolve (2): rectify b: to make correspondent or conformable : adapt c: to bring the parts of to a true or more effective relative position
Stubborn
(adjective) 1 a (1): unreasonably or perversely unyielding : mulish (2): justifiably unyielding : resolute b: suggestive or typical of a strong stubborn nature
Memoir
(noun) 1: an official note or report : memorandum
Abstract
(adjective) 1 a: disassociated from any specific instance b: difficult to understand : abstruse c: insufficiently factual : formal
Accuse
(verb) 1 : to charge with a fault or offense : blame
Allegiance
(noun) 1 a: the obligation of a feudal vassal to his liege lord b (1): the fidelity owed by a subject or citizen to a sovereign or government (2): the obligation of an alien to the government under which the alien resides
Abandon
(transitive verb) 1 a: to give up to the control or influence of another person or agent b: to give up with the intent of never again claiming a right or interest in
Advent
(noun) 1: the period beginning four Sundays before Christmas and observed by some Christians as a season of prayer and fasting
Agnostic
(noun) 1: a person who holds the view that any ultimate reality (as God) is unknown and probably unknowable ; broadly : one who is not committed to believing in either the existence or the nonexistence of God or a god
Abduction
(noun) 1 : the action of abducting : the condition of being abducted
Ramble
(verb) 1 a: to move aimlessly from place to place b: to explore idly
Allocate
(transitive verb) 1 : to apportion for a specific purpose or to particular persons or things : distribute
Advocate
(noun) 1: one that pleads the cause of another ; specifically : one that pleads the cause of another before a tribunal or judicial court
Aggravate
(transitive verb) 1obsolete a: to make heavy : burden b: increase
Adapt
(transitive verb) : to make fit (as for a specific or new use or situation) often by modification
Adversely
(adjective) 1: acting against or in a contrary direction : hostile
Adolescent
(noun ) : one that is in the state of adolescence
Freelance
(noun) 1 ausually free lance : a mercenary soldier especially of the Middle Ages : condottiere b: a person who acts independently without being affiliated with or authorized by an organization
Accumulate
(verb) : to gather or pile up especially little by little : amass
Affluence
(noun) 1 a: an abundant flow or supply : profusion b: abundance of property : wealth
Affection
(noun) 1: a moderate feeling or emotion
Acquire
(transitive verb) 1: to get as one's own: a: to come into possession or control of often by unspecified means b: to come to have as a new or added characteristic, trait, or ability (as by sustained effort or natural selection)
Allegedly
(adjective) 1 : asserted to be true or to exist
Aggregate
(adjective) formed by the collection of units or particles into a body, mass, or amount : collective : as a (1): clustered in a dense mass or head (2): formed from several separate ovaries of a single flower b: composed of mineral crystals of one or more kinds or of mineral rock fragments c: taking all units as a whole
Accuracy
(noun) 1: freedom from mistake or error : correctness
Loyalist
(noun) : one who is or remains loyal especially to a political cause, party, government, or sovereign
Addictive
(adjective) : causing or characterized by addiction
Adjacent
(adjective) 1 a: not distant : nearby b: having a common endpoint or border c: immediately preceding or following
Acquisition
(noun) 1 : the act of acquiring 2 : something or someone acquired or gained

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