TOEFL 100+ – Key Vocabulary Needed to Achieve 100+ on the TOEFL (Top 1100+ Terms)/
Target 100+ Deck 8

Target 100+ Deck 8

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elapse

noun

the passage of time

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blade

noun

the long, flat parts of a machine or vehicle that rotates and pushes against air or water

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skew

verb

to make or cause something to be biased or distorted

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skewed

adjective

distorted in meaning or effect; biased

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preach

verb

to publicly speak or give a speech on religious or moral matters, typically in the church

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deploy

verb

to use, put into position, or bring into action, often used in the military

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circumspect

adjective

careful and cautious in taking risks

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subsidiary

adjective

of lesser importance; giving or serving aid, support, service, etc.

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quarry

verb

to extract stones or minerals from an area by cutting, digging, drilling, or using explosives

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plaster

verb

to cover, smear, or overlay a surface with plaster or other substance

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skew

adjective

having a slanting direction or position; not straight

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quarry

noun

an open excavation, typically a large, deep pit, for obtaining building stone, slate, marble, etc.

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plaster

noun

a soft mixture of something, such as lime or gypsum with sand or water, applied in a pasty form to walls, ceilings, etc., and allowed to harden and dry

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wand

noun

a long, slender stick or rod carried as a symbol of authority or waved by conjurers and magicians

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stir

verb

to mix something, like a liquid or substance, by moving it around

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mercantile

adjective

of or relating to merchants, trade, or the business of buying and selling products

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beacon

noun

a person or thing that guides, inspires, or offers encouragement or warning

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preliminary

adjective

happening before a more important action or event; initial

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forge

verb

to build or create an agreement, condition, or relationship with a lot of effort and hard work

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revoke

verb

to cancel or put an end to the validity or operation of something, such as documents, licenses, promises, etc.

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