TOEFL 100+ – Key Vocabulary Needed to Achieve 100+ on the TOEFL (Top 1100+ Terms)/
Target 100+ Deck 54

Target 100+ Deck 54

Total: 20 words

astrology

noun

the study of the supposed influences of the planets, sun, moon, and stars on people's behavior and lives

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abrade

verb

to wear off or down by rubbing; to scrape by erosion or friction

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Ceres

noun

the smallest dwarf planet orbiting within the asteroid belt

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ward

noun

a room in a hospital for patients requiring similar kinds of care

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aboriginal

noun

indigenous people; the original inhabitants of a country or region

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envisage

verb

to form a mental image or picture of something; to visualize

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aberrant

adjective

departing or straying from an accepted course or standard

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crustacean

noun

an animal with a hard shell and several pairs of legs, chiefly aquatic arthropod of the class Crustacea

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perturbation

noun

a small change in something's movement, behavior, or condition

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tuberculosis

noun

an infectious disease affecting any tissue of the body, especially the lungs

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vaudeville

noun

a type of entertainment act, popular in early 20th century, consisting of musical numbers, acrobatics, comedy skits, etc.

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giraffe

noun

a tall African mammal with a very long neck, long legs, and dark patches all over its body

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Ceres

noun

the Roman goddess of agriculture, fertility, and grain crops

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ward

noun

a district into which a city or town is divided for administration, the election of representatives, etc.

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appall

verb

to terrify or shock

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topography

noun

the study of the geographical features of an area, including its hills, rivers, and valleys; an area's geographical features

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corridor

noun

a narrow area that serves as a passage between two places or that has a specific purpose

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catharsis

noun

a process of purification where unhappy or negative emotions are expressed in some way

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tadpole

noun

a small limbless creature living in water that grows into a frog or toad

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procrastinate

verb

to put off doing a certain task; to delay or defer action

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