TOEFL iBT 80+ Points/
Target 80+ Deck 87

Target 80+ Deck 87

Total: 20 words

deride

verb

to mock and ridicule someone; to scoff or sneer at someone

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relish

verb

to get a lot of enjoyment out of something

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vacate

verb

to leave a previously occupied place; to move out of

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sarcastic

adjective

expressing or using sarcasm or ridicule that wounds

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plague

noun

a great calamity or disaster; the cause of problems or issues

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thrust

verb

to push or drive something, such as a weapon, quickly and forcefully

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strain

verb

to subject to mental tension or stress

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reflex

adjective

(of an action) performed or carried out without conscious decision

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tenfold

adjective

equal to having ten times as many or as much

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venerate

verb

to admire and respect something or someone; to hold in high regard

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paleontologist

noun

a person who studies fossils to get more information about life forms in former geologic periods

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deviate

verb

to move away from the norm or what is considered standard

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quota

noun

the exact number or quantity that is due or allocated to a person or group

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relish

noun

pleasure or enjoyment

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plague

verb

to infect, afflict, or infest with disease, calamity, difficulty, or suffering

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thrust

noun

a forceful or violent drive, lunge, push, or stab

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strain

noun

the excessive or great demand on one's abilities, emotions, strength, resources, etc.

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coagulate

verb

(of a liquid) to become thick or change into a semisolid mass

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equivocal

adjective

vague or ambiguous; can be interpreted as meaning more than one thing

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zinc

noun

a bluish-white metallic element that is used as a protective coating for iron or to create other metals like brass

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