TOEFL 100+ – Key Vocabulary Needed to Achieve 100+ on the TOEFL (Top 1100+ Terms)/
Target 100+ Deck 46

Target 100+ Deck 46

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menace

noun

a threat; the act of threatening or intimidation

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playwright

noun

someone who writes plays; a scriptwriter or dramatist

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partisan

adjective

showing great support or bias for something or someone

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limestone

noun

a sedimentary rock that is often used to make cement or as a building material

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rip

verb

to quickly or violently tear, split, open, or remove something

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dissident

noun

someone who disagrees with, opposes, and criticizes an organization or institution, especially the government

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fauna

noun

the animals of a particular location or time period

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subduction

noun

(in geology) the movement of tectonic plates against one another, causing a tension on the Earth's surface which can sometimes lead to earthquakes

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tilt

verb

to incline or cause to incline at an angle

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predicament

noun

a difficult situation; a crisis

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partisan

noun

a devoted and enthusiastic supporter of something or someone

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endeavor

noun

an earnest attempt or serious effort

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dissident

adjective

(of an opinion or attitude) disagreeing; opposing

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tilt

noun

a slope or inclination; an act of tilting

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silicate

noun

(in chemistry) a mineral containing silicon and oxygen, commonly used in making glue, cement, and glass

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placid

adjective

calm and gentle

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propensity

noun

a natural inclination, disposition, or tendency

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gasp

verb

to take a short, quick breath through the mouth due to shock or surprise

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ferment

verb

to undergo or cause something to undergo the process of fermentation

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perch

verb

to sit down or rest on a particular spot, commonly used when talking about birds

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