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Toefl voc 1[1]

  1. 1. by HaticeOncel<br />TOEFL VOCAB-1<br />
  2. 2. v. End, eliminate<br />I think bullfighting should be abolished<br />abolish<br />
  3. 3. Adj. sudden, hasty, unexpected<br />an abrupt change/movement<br />He is sometimes very abrupt with clients<br />abrupt<br />
  4. 4. Despite the critical acclaim, the novel did not sell well<br />v. applaud, praise, honor<br />acclaim<br />
  5. 5. Adj. helpful, welcoming, cooperative<br />I'm sure she'll help you - she's always very accommodating.<br />accommodating<br />
  6. 6. Acrid smoke<br />Adj. bitter, sharp, biting<br />acrid<br />
  7. 7. She's very adept at dealing with the media<br /> adj. skillful, expert<br />adept<br />
  8. 8. v. stick, cling<br />A smooth, dry surface helps the tiles adhere to the wall<br />adhere<br />
  9. 9. His mother admonished him for eating too quickly<br />v. warn,caution,advise<br />admonish<br />
  10. 10. The bride's hair was adorned with pearls and white flowers<br />v. decorate, ornament<br />adorn<br />
  11. 11. n. coming, arrival<br />Life in Britain was transformed by the advent of the steam engine<br />advent<br />
  12. 12. Adj. hostile, negative, contrary<br />The match has been cancelled due to adverse weather conditions.<br />adverse<br />
  13. 13. Adj. wealthy, rich, prosperous, well to do, thriving<br />affluent nations/neighbourhoods<br />affluent<br />
  14. 14. Stop aggravating me, will you!<br />v. annoy, irritate, intensify, worsen<br />aggravate<br />
  15. 15. aggregate<br />Adj. entire, total, combined<br />The seven companies have an aggregate turnover of £5.2 million<br />
  16. 16. agile<br />Monkeys are very agile climbers.<br />Adj. graceful, nimble, lively<br />
  17. 17. ailment<br />n. sickness, illness, disease<br />
  18. 18. n. divide, distribute<br />They allotted everyone a separate desk<br />allot<br />
  19. 19. amiable<br />Adj. agreeable, congenial, pleasant, friendly<br />He seemed an amiable young man<br />
  20. 20. anticipate<br />Are you anticipating a lot of people at the party tonight<br />v. foresee, expect, predict<br />
  21. 21. The ring was appraised at $40, 000<br />v. evaluate, estimate, assess<br />appraise<br />
  22. 22. Adj. appropriate, suitable, correct, relevant, proper, likely, prone<br />an apt comment/description<br />apt<br />
  23. 23. Adj. difficult, strenuous, exhausting<br />an arduous climb/task/journey<br />arduous<br />
  24. 24. Adj. dry, barren<br />The desert is so arid that nothing can grow there<br />arid<br />
  25. 25. She did astonishingly well in her exams<br />Adj. surprising, amazing, astounding<br />astonishing<br />
  26. 26. Adj. intelligent, clever, perceptive<br />an astute investor/businesswoman<br />astute<br />
  27. 27. He has attained the highest grade in his music exams<br />v. accomplish, achieve<br />attain<br />
  28. 28. v. supplement, increase, strengthen, expand<br />He would have to find work to augment his income<br />augment<br />
  29. 29. Adj. strict, harsh, severe, stern<br />He was a tall, austere, forbidding figure.<br />austere<br />
  30. 30. Adj. genuine, true<br />an authentic 1920s dress<br />authentic Italian food<br />authentic<br />
  31. 31. Adj. opposed to, against, hostile to<br />I'm not averse to (= I like) the occasional glass of champagne myself<br />averse<br />
  32. 32. n. dislike, hostility, fear<br />I felt an instant aversion to his parents<br />aversion<br />
  33. 33. awkward<br />Adj. clumsy; difficult.Some of the questions were rather awkward.<br />

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