TOEFL 100+ – Key Vocabulary Needed to Achieve 100+ on the TOEFL (Top 1100+ Terms)/
Target 100+ Deck 39

Target 100+ Deck 39

Total: 20 words

torment

noun

distress; agony and suffering

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frail

adjective

weak, delicate, or fragile

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malfunction

verb

to stop working properly

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estuary

noun

an area or passage where water coming from a river or stream meets the ocean

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consolidate

verb

to join together into one whole

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congeal

verb

to solidify or harden, especially by cooling or freezing

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pillar

noun

a vertical structure that serves as a support for a house, building, or other structure

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sodium

noun

a chemical element belonging to the alkali metal group, usually found in table salt and processed foods

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enmity

noun

hostility or animosity towards someone or something

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seismic

adjective

relating to earthquakes or any vibration on earth caused by natural or manmade factors

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malfunction

noun

a failure to function or operate properly and correctly

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consolidate

verb

to make something stronger or more solid

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bully

verb

to harm, intimidate, or oppress someone

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sulfur

noun

a chemical element belonging to the oxygen group that is nonmetallic and usually found in nature, especially in volcanic deposits, minerals, natural gas, etc.

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resilience

noun

the ability of an object to return to its original form after a disturbance or change

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augment

verb

to make something larger, stronger, or more intense by adding to it

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subsistence

noun

the state of having just enough in order to survive and maintain life; can also refer to what is needed in order to maintain life

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diverge

verb

to go in different directions after coming from one starting point; to branch off or deflect

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devastate

verb

to destroy, damage, or greatly upset something or someone

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baffle

verb

to cause someone to feel confused, perplexed, or frustrated

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