TOEFL 100+ – Key Vocabulary Needed to Achieve 100+ on the TOEFL (Top 1100+ Terms)/
Target 100+ Deck 40

Target 100+ Deck 40

Total: 20 words

bully

noun

someone who is habitually cruel, insulting, or threatening to others who are weaker, smaller, or in some way vulnerable

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resilience

noun

the ability to recover and adjust after something unfortunate or difficult happened

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austere

adjective

frugal and unadorned; having a simple and basic appearance or lifestyle

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shed

verb

to pour forth in drops, to lose, or to get rid of something, usually things not needed or wanted anymore

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pulverize

verb

to crush or press something so that it turns into fine particles or powder

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pendulous

adjective

sagging, drooping, or hanging

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fracture

noun

a partial or complete break in the bone caused by physical trauma

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pity

noun

a strong feeling of sorrow or sympathy brought by the misfortune or suffering of another

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sway

verb

to shake or move in a rhythmic manner from side to side

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banish

verb

to exile or send someone away from a certain place, often as a form of punishment

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austere

adjective

stern, cold, or severe in appearance or manner; uncompromising and strict

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pulverize

verb

to completely defeat someone, like in a competition or fight

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fracture

verb

to break or shatter, often used when talking about bones

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miscellaneous

adjective

consisting of a variety of things that may be unrelated to each other

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noxious

adjective

harmful or offensive

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execrable

adjective

terribly bad and inferior

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bestow

verb

to give something as an honor or gift

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bulge

noun

a rounded or swelling part that is protruding from a flat surface

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subside

verb

(of water or land) to recede or go down to a lower level

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solidarity

noun

the act of uniting due to shared interests, goals, feelings, etc.

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