TOEFL 100+ – Key Vocabulary Needed to Achieve 100+ on the TOEFL (Top 1100+ Terms)/
Target 100+ Deck 19

Target 100+ Deck 19

Total: 20 words

arable

noun

a land fit or used for cultivating and growing crops

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inflict

verb

to deal out or deliver something painful, such as a blow; to give by striking

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senate

noun

the higher group (compared to congress) of people with the power to make, improve, and approve laws

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physique

noun

the general appearance of a person's body or an entity's surface with regard to development, size, shape, etc.

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missionary

noun

a person sent to a foreign country to teach people about religion and perform charitable work

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circumvent

verb

to avoid by finding a way around it, typically in a clever and dishonest way

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incite

verb

to stir up action or feeling, usually one that is harmful or violent; to encourage or urge on

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varsity

noun

the main or principal team representing a university, college, or school in competitions, especially in sports

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pervade

verb

to spread or disseminate through something in a thorough way

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impoverish

verb

to make a person or country poor

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inflict

verb

to force or cause someone to bear, endure, or suffer something unpleasant

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missionary

adjective

of, relating to, or connected with religious missions or missionaries

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impoverish

verb

to exhaust or use up the richness, strength, or vitality of something, such as land or soil

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deter

verb

to prevent someone from doing something, usually by instilling fear or doubt

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impel

verb

to propel or drive someone or something forward by means of strength or pressure

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tortuous

adjective

curved or twisted, like a roundabout or winding road

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igneous

adjective

(of rocks) resulting from the magma solidifying under intense heat

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lament

verb

to grieve and feel great sorrow because of a loss

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swarm

noun

a large group of insects, like bees or ants, gathered in one area

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avert

verb

to avoid something, such as an unpleasant event or a person's gaze

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