TOEFL 100+ – Key Vocabulary Needed to Achieve 100+ on the TOEFL (Top 1100+ Terms)/
Target 100+ Deck 4

Target 100+ Deck 4

Total: 20 words

ruminant

adjective

of or relating to ruminants or cud-chewing animals

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decimate

verb

to select by lot and kill one in every ten, often in a group of soldiers

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retention

noun

the ability to recall or recognize things, especially something learned or experienced, for a long time

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rudimentary

adjective

incompletely or imperfectly developed; not advanced

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stern

adjective

firm, decisive, or severe in nature or manner; strict and serious

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diffuse

verb

to spread or cause to spread over a wide area or to a lot of people

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ripe

adjective

​(of fruit or crops) fully grown and ready to be eaten

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converge

verb

to join, move, or draw together at a certain point or place, or to direct toward a common center

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tame

adjective

docile or submissive; subdued

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benevolent

adjective

having or showing a desire to do good; kindly

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diffuse

adjective

widely spread or scattered; not concentrated or directed in one area or place

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tame

verb

to bring someone or something under control to make them docile, gentle, and obedient

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maneuver

verb

to move or turn something or someone carefully and skillfully

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frantic

adjective

wild, crazy, or panicky; showing fear or anxiety

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rot

verb

to cause to decay or to decay by a gradual natural process

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sniff

verb

to smell something by taking short breaths through the nose

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fission

noun

the act or process of splitting the atom's nucleus to produce a large amount of energy or cause a large explosion

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genial

adjective

friendly, affable, and outgoing

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agile

adjective

able to move quickly and easily; nimble

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torture

verb

to inflict severe physical or mental pain on someone in order to punish or persuade them to do something

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