TOEFL 100+ – Key Vocabulary Needed to Achieve 100+ on the TOEFL (Top 1100+ Terms)/
Target 100+ Deck 16

Target 100+ Deck 16

Total: 20 words

vestigial

adjective

of, relating to, or being the last remaining amount or part of something that existed before

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celestial

adjective

of or relating to the spiritual heaven or divinity; divine

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leverage

noun

the action or mechanical advantage of a lever

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liability

noun

the state of being liable or legally responsible for something

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prolific

adjective

highly or intellectually productive; producing a large number of works

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scrape

verb

to injure or damage by rubbing against a rough or hard surface

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shred

verb

to cut, rip, or tear something into small, narrow pieces

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impetus

noun

a force that encourages or stimulates something to happen or progress more quickly

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liaison

noun

the cooperation or exchange of information between people, groups, or different sections of an organization

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epitome

noun

a typical or ideal example of a particular type of person or thing

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liability

noun

something a person or company owes, usually a sum of money

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prolific

adjective

(of a plant, animal, or person) producing offspring, young, fruit, etc. in large numbers

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scrape

verb

to remove dirt or other unwanted matter from a surface with a rough or sharp object

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shred

noun

a very small amount or fragment of something, or a piece cut or torn off in a narrow strip

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liaison

noun

a person who establishes and maintains communication, connection, or cooperation between groups of people

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obsess

verb

to haunt or preoccupy the mind with someone or something in an abnormal or excessive degree

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disdain

verb

to regard, treat, or look down on with contempt or scorn

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tremor

noun

an involuntary trembling or shaking caused by disease, emotional stress, intense feeling, or physical weakness

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amnesia

noun

the complete or partial loss of memory caused by brain injury, shock, fatigue, repression, or illness

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longevity

noun

the ability to live or last for a long time; long life

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