TOEFL 100+ – Key Vocabulary Needed to Achieve 100+ on the TOEFL (Top 1100+ Terms)/
Target 100+ Deck 10

Target 100+ Deck 10

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forge

noun

the workshop or smithy of a blacksmith

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adrift

adverb

without aim or direction; not anchored; off course

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fringe

noun

the border or outer edges of something, such as places, groups, or clothes

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geyser

noun

a hot spring that discharges a tall column of water and steam, usually at irregular intervals of time

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gut

noun

the tube inside the body where food passes while being digested; stomach

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guts

noun

courage

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kiln

noun

an oven or furnace used to bake, burn, or dry a substance, such as pottery and bricks

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residue

noun

a small matter or substance that remains after the main part has gone, been taken, or been used

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cumbersome

adjective

difficult to handle or manage because of awkward size, weight, shape, etc.

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robust

adjective

solid, strong, and sturdy in built and constitution

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vestigial

adjective

(of an organ or a body part) remaining in a form that is small, not fully developed, or able to function

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celestial

adjective

of, positioned in, or relating to the sky, outer space, or universe

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leverage

noun

the power or ability to influence someone or something to achieve a desired result or outcome

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abyss

noun

an immeasurably deep or seemingly bottomless chasm, depth, or void

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inadvertently

adverb

without intention or meaning to; carelessly

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liability

noun

someone or something that causes a lot of trouble or problem for a person or group

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arrogant

adjective

characterized by a sense of superiority, self-importance, or entitlement

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swell

verb

(of a body part) to increase or cause to increase abnormally in size, usually by internal pressure or by growth

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curtail

verb

to reduce or limit something in extent or quantity

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incongruous

adjective

lacking harmony or agreement with the surroundings or other aspects of a situation

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