toefl_101.txt

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  1. ambition
    a strong desire for success or achievement
  2. prosperous
    wealthy
  3. reject
    refuse
  4. "as far as I'm concerned"
    in my opinion
  5. compliment
    a statement of approval or admiration
  6. absurd
    ridiculous
  7. brief
    short
  8. mate
    spouse
  9. blush
    sudden reddening of the face
  10. eagerly
    enthusiastically
  11. intimate
    very close
  12. obscure
    something that is unknown or hidden
  13. frank
    open
  14. compassion
    sympathy for another's pain or suffering
  15. berate
    to scold harshly
  16. shabby
    worn out
  17. fate
    destiny
  18. "straighten things out"
    solve a problem
  19. fragrant
    having a pleasant smell
  20. cynical
    believing the worst about a person's nature or motives
  21. abrupt
    sudden
  22. ache
    hurt
  23. chores
    work around the house or yard
  24. conceited
    arrogant
  25. console
    offer comfort
  26. despise
    hate
  27. grin
    a wide smile
  28. inform
    notify
  29. insufficient
    not enough
  30. mumble
    talk in a low voice that's difficult to understand
  31. intoxicated
    drunk
  32. ominous
    threatening
  33. "I can't stand it!"
    I can't tolerate it
  34. hypocrite
    someone who is insincere
  35. conspicuous
    obvious; plain to see
  36. pail
    bucket
  37. prim
    precise and proper
  38. puny
    small; weak
  39. reckless
    without care or caution
  40. repulsive
    disgusting
  41. scowl
    frown
  42. solemn
    serious
  43. squint
    partly close one's eyes
  44. shift
    change
  45. sorrow
    sadness; grief
  46. stare
    look without blinking
  47. stunned
    surprised
  48. "the whole shebang"
    everything
  49. tacky
    in poor taste
  50. "to go through the motions"
    to do something without passion
  51. vigorous
    energetic
  52. whine
    complain
  53. yearn
    long for; desire
  54. accuse
    blame someone for something
  55. blab
    talk rapidly & frequently
  56. collapse
    fall down
  57. complicated
    not simple
  58. dull
    boring
  59. grieve
    feel deep sorrow
  60. imitate
    copy
  61. rare
    unusual
  62. genuine
    real; not fake
  63. dumbfounded
    completely surprised
  64. distraction
    something that causes one to lose focus
  65. relief
    a feeling of happiness b/c pain or worry is gone
  66. seek revenge
    get even with someone for a wrongdoing
  67. speculate
    guess
  68. threaten
    to act in a way that suggests harm will follow
  69. wearily
    tiredly
  70. weird
    odd; strange; bizarre
  71. allow
    permit
  72. awkward
    not graceful
  73. consider
    think about
  74. disappointed
    feeling let down
  75. evidence
    proof
  76. fragile
    delicate
  77. grateful
    thankful
  78. hesitate
    to hold back in uncertainty or unwillingness
  79. "guts"
    courage
  80. numb
    lack feeling
  81. rotten
    very bad
  82. worthy
    deserving
  83. appropriate
    suitable; fitting
  84. a jerk
    someone who is rude or annoying
  85. common sense
    practical judgment
  86. naive
    innocent & unsophisticated
  87. retarded
    mentally slow
  88. "pick up the pace"
    hurry up
  89. fortunate
    lucky
  90. "take advantage of" someone or something
    use a person or situation to help yourself
  91. "be in charge of"
    manage
  92. option
    choice
  93. unique
    one of a kind
  94. annoy
    bother
  95. crucial
    extremely important
  96. exclude
    leave out
  97. power of attorney
    a legal document authorizing someone to act on your behalf
  98. provisions
    supplies
  99. grumpy
    in a bad mood
  100. "on the up and up"
    fair
  101. shudder
    shake

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