TOEFL 100+ – Key Vocabulary Needed to Achieve 100+ on the TOEFL (Top 1100+ Terms)/
Target 100+ Deck 24

Target 100+ Deck 24

Total: 20 words

plunge

noun

a sudden movement downwards or away from something

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temper

verb

to soften and make something less strong

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varnish

verb

to apply, coat, or paint with varnish

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rhinoceros

noun

a large, heavy, and thick-skinned herbivorous animal native to Africa and Asia that has gray skin and one or two horns on its nose

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fungus

noun

any member of the group of spore-producing organisms that have no chlorophyll and feed on plants, animals, or decaying material

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tranquil

adjective

peaceful; calm

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consortium

noun

a group of companies or people formed for a particular project or purpose to achieve a common goal

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abdomen

noun

the part of the body located below the chest that contains the stomach, intestines, and other digestive organs

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benign

adjective

having or showing a gentle, favorable, kind, or mild condition or disposition

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juvenile

adjective

of, for, or relating to children, young people or animals, or youth

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benign

adjective

not causing harm or threat to life or health; having no significant effect

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juvenile

noun

a child or a young person or animal not old enough to be considered an adult

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lunatic

adjective

crazy and eccentric; utterly or wildly foolish

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elicit

verb

to bring or draw out something, such as information, potential, reaction, etc.

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metaphor

noun

a figure of speech describing someone or something by referring to another thing to imply or suggest a resemblance

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inundate

verb

to flood or cover with water

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hiss

verb

to make a long 's' sound, usually to silence someone or express contempt, derision, or disapproval

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pertinent

adjective

applicable, appropriate, or relevant to the matter or subject at hand

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corroborate

verb

to confirm or support with authority, evidence, or information

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tedious

adjective

boring, tiresome, or monotonous

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