TOEFL iBT 100+ Points/
Target 100+ Deck 17

Target 100+ Deck 17

Total: 20 words

scrape

noun

an injury or mark caused by rubbing against something rough or hard

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disdain

noun

the feeling, attitude, or expression of contempt or intense dislike for someone or something regarded as unworthy

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tremor

noun

a sudden, vibratory movement of the earth’s surface; a minor or slight earthquake

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hereditary

adjective

of, relating to, or denoting factors that can be passed or transmitted from parent to offspring through the genes

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ordeal

noun

an extremely difficult or painful experience, test, or trial

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contentious

adjective

causing or likely to cause an argument, controversy, or dispute

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upheaval

noun

a sudden or violent change or disturbance to something that causes a lot of conflict, confusion, trouble, etc.

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pivotal

adjective

of critical or crucial importance in affecting the development or success of something

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fabulous

adjective

extremely good; wonderful

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earnest

adjective

showing, characterized by, or resulting from the sincerity of intention; serious

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hereditary

adjective

of or relating to inheritance or succession

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contentious

adjective

having or showing an eagerness to argue, fight, or quarrel

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enact

verb

to make something, such as a bill or proposal, into a law, policy, or rule

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distill

verb

to purify a liquid by heating it until it becomes a gas and then cooling it until it becomes a liquid

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tumor

noun

abnormal growth of body tissue, either benign or malignant, that might become a lump or cause illness

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eloquent

adjective

having or showing clear, effective, and persuasive expression

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peat

noun

a brown deposit resembling soil formed by partial decomposition in the water of various plants, often used as a plant covering or fuel

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peaty

adjective

of, resembling, relating to, or consisting of peat

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bustle

noun

a busy, energetic, and noisy activity

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ferocious

adjective

savagely fierce; cruel, frightening, and violent

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