TOEFL 100+ – Key Vocabulary Needed to Achieve 100+ on the TOEFL (Top 1100+ Terms)/
Target 100+ Deck 5

Target 100+ Deck 5

Total: 20 words

maneuver

noun

a movement or combination of movements requiring or involving care and skill

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sniff

noun

the act of taking in air through the nose in a quick manner, usually in order to smell something

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torture

noun

the infliction of severe pain on someone to punish or coerce them to do something

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parity

noun

the state or condition of being equal, typically in pay, rank, or status

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seam

noun

a line joining to pieces of cloth; a stitch or suture

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wither

verb

to dry up and die because of lack of moisture; in general, to lose vitality, force, or freshness

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intestine

noun

a long tube that is part of a human's (or some animals') digestive tract through which food travels

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spew

verb

to eject, expel, or let out large quantities of something in a rapid and forced manner

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abiotic

adjective

physical and non-living; relating to things in the environment that are non-biological

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circumference

noun

the perimeter of a round or curved area or object, or the length of this perimeter

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maneuver

verb

to move troops or ships or perform military or naval tactics to secure an advantage in battle

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spew

noun

the matter or substance that has been ejected or spewed

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inscribe

verb

to write, engrave, or carve something on a surface

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tyranny

noun

a cruel and harsh government in which a ruler or small group of people have unfair control over people

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abolish

verb

to formally and officially put an end to a law, system, practice, or institution

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alienate

verb

to separate or cause a person or group to separate from someone or something to make one feel isolated or estranged

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obstinate

adjective

stubborn and unwilling to change

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discrepancy

noun

a noticeable difference between two or more things that are expected to be the same

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decimal

adjective

relating to units or systems based on the number 10

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grapple

verb

to deal with, overcome, or solve something, such as a difficulty or problem

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