TOEFL 100+ – Key Vocabulary Needed to Achieve 100+ on the TOEFL (Top 1100+ Terms)/
Target 100+ Deck 55

Target 100+ Deck 55

Total: 20 words

albeit

conjunction

even though; although

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epistemology

noun

a branch of philosophy that deals with the origin, limits, and nature of human knowledge

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schizophrenia

noun

a serious mental disorder characterized by hallucinations, delusions, and emotional instability

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ostentatious

adjective

loud, flashy, or showy, often in a way that feels pretentious

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trappings

noun

the outward signs or objects symbolizing power or wealth

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fatigue

noun

tiredness or exhaustion

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wreath

noun

an arrangement of flowers and leaves, usually in a circular form, usually put on a grave or used as home decor

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groan

verb

to make a low prolonged sound due to sadness, pain, grief, etc.

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wrath

noun

intense anger, fury, or rage

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ornithology

noun

the study of birds

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culprit

noun

a criminal or offender; the suspect of a crime

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gauge

noun

an instrument that measures and usually displays the amount, quantity, or size of something

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Cretaceous

adjective

relating to the last period of the Mesozoic era when chalk deposits were formed and flowering plants first appeared

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ephemeral

adjective

brief; lasting only for a short time

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centipede

noun

a long, multi-legged arthropod with a segmented body where each segment bears a pair of legs

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Pleistocene

adjective

of or relating to the first epoch of the Quaternary period characterized by a series of moving continental glaciers in the Northern Hemisphere and the development of modern humans and toolmaking cultures

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squirrel

noun

a small, furry rodent with a long tail that mainly feeds on nuts and seeds

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pathology

noun

the branch of medicine that deals with the behavior and development of diseases and illnesses

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fathom

verb

to understand or discover the reason and meaning behind something

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havoc

noun

great destruction or devastation caused by a catastrophic event, like hurricanes, wars, etc.

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