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TOEFL Vocab 2

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vacant
(adjective): empty, not occupied, free
revive
(verb): to return to life
versatile
(adjective): capable of changing or adapting, useful
savage
(adjective): fierce, ferocious, or cruel; untamed; wild
tangible
(adjective): able to be perceived by touch, physically real
ponder
(verb): to think about, to weigh in one's mind
conscious
(adjective): aware, having knowledge of oneself
testify
(verb): to make a statement based on personal knowledge
expressive
(adjective): showing meaning or feeling clearly
pedestrian
(noun): a person walking
evolution
(noun): the process by which something develops
sensation
(noun): ability to feel due to stimulation
isolate
(verb): to separate from others, to place something by itself
fragment
(noun): a piece broken off, a part of something
sympathy
(noun): sharing another person's feelings, the ability to feel for another person's suffering
establish
(verb): to found, to start, to make firm
fantasy
(noun): a creation of the imagination that cannot be real, a daydream
sequence
(noun): a continuous series
fluctuate
(verb): to shift back and forth, to move erratically
despise
(verb): to hate, tolook down on
describe
(verb): to say what something is like
contrary
(adjective): opposite
respiration
(noun): breathing
constrict
(verb): to squeeze, to make narrow
legible
(noun): readible, clear enough to read
continue
(verb): to keep going, to remain
suspend
(noun): to hang from, to interrupt, to stop
courteous
(adjective): having or showing good manners; polite
influence
(verb, noun): to have an effect on something; the ability to affect something indirectly
postpone
(verb): to put off to a later time
contort
(verb): to twist into an abnormal shape
interrupt
(verb): to stop, to break in (usually with questions)
naive
(adjective): lack of experience, not knowledgable of the world
retain
(verb): to keep, to hold in place
extensive
(adjective): large in area, wide
debut
(noun): viewed or seen for the first time
inquire
(verb): to ask about
query
(verb, noun): to ask questions, a question
legal
(adjective, noun): based on law; conforms to law
operate
(verb): to work, to perform
patient
(adjective, noun): calm, bearing pain without complaint; a person under medical care
decade
(noun): a group of ten years in a row
novelty
(noun): something new
impede
(verb): to hinder, to slow down
portray
(verb): to represent something in words or art
visible
(adjective): able to be seen
pregnant
(adjective): having a child developing in the womb, "with child"
remove
(verb): to take off or to take away
illuminate
(verb): to provide with light, to make lighter, to make clear
repel
(verb): to drive away or push back
native
(adjective): belonging to a place by birth, indigenous
treaty
(noun): a formal agreement
lethargic
(adjective): slow, sluggish
enquiry
(noun): investigation
verify
(verb): to confirm that something is true
obstruct
(verb): to block, prevent, hinder
absolute
(adjective): complete, unrestricted, perfect
crooked
(adjective): not straight; dishonest
minor
(adjective): lesser, less important
terminal
(adjective): relating to an end
corrupt
(verb, adjective): to change from good to bad
attract
(verb): to draw toward, to arouse interest
synonym
(noun): a word with a similar meaning to another word in the same language
unite
(verb) to make one, to join together
prevent
(verb): to act ahead of, to keep from happening
translucent
(adjective): allowing some light to shine through
cynical
(adjective): believing the worst of human nature and motives; having a sneering disbelief
tame
(adjective): calm, not timid
admit
(verb): to accept, to confess, to allow entry
phonetic
(adjective) relating to speech sounds

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