TOEFL 100+ – Key Vocabulary Needed to Achieve 100+ on the TOEFL (Top 1100+ Terms)/
Target 100+ Deck 2

Target 100+ Deck 2

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spoil

verb

to give someone everything he or she wants, or to have a bad effect on someone by letting them have whatever they want or not correcting bad behavior

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rust

verb

to become or cause something to become rusty, typically because of neglect or lack of use

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perish

verb

(of organic substance) to rot, decay, or lose its normal qualities

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improvise

verb

to make, perform, or produce something without preparation or previous planning, usually by using materials and resources currently available

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pathogen

noun

an agent or a microorganism that causes, or can cause, disease in a person, animal, or plant

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spacious

adjective

having vast space or room; large in area or extent

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aggravate

verb

to make something worse, more serious, or more severe

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subsidy

noun

a grant or financial assistance paid by a government or other authority in order to reduce the cost of a product or service

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remedy

noun

a solution to get rid of an illness or a problem

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endogenous

adjective

arising or growing from within

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remedy

verb

to solve, correct, or improve something, such as a mistake or undesirable situation

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ignite

verb

to set fire or cause to set fire

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radius

noun

a straight line from the center of a circle or sphere to its edge or surface

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eradication

noun

the act or process of destroying or eliminating something completely

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lure

verb

to entice or tempt someone to do something or go somewhere in exchange for something they like

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remnant

noun

a remaining or surviving fragment, part, or trace of something larger or bigger that no longer exists

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optimize

verb

to make something as effective and perfect as possible

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constellation

noun

a group of stars in the sky that form a recognizable pattern, usually named after something it supposedly resembles or suggests

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sneeze

verb

to involuntarily send air out from the nose and mouth in an explosive or abrupt manner

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embrace

verb

to contain or include as a part of something broader or larger

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