TOEFL VOCABULARY ADVANCED SET 5 - 100 QUESTIONS

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TOEFL VOCABULARY ADVANCED SET 5 - 100 QUESTIONS

exhaustive

adj. extremely thorough

exhilarated

adj. cheerful or merry

exotic

adj. unusual and exciting because of a connection with a foreign country

expanse

n. a wide and open area of land, water, sky, etc.

expedient

adj. quick and effective, but sometimes not morally right; n. a means to an end

expel

v. to make someone leave a group

expenditure

n. the total amount of money that a government, organization, or person spends

expertise

n. special skill or knowledge in a particular subject

expiration

n. the end of a period of time during which an official document or agreement is allowed to be used

explanatory

adj. giving information about something

explicit

adj. fully and clearly expressed or demonstrated

explode

v. to expand with force and noise because of rapid chemical change

exploit

v. to treat a person or situation as an opportunity to gain an advantage

exquisite

adj. extremely beautiful or delicate

extant

adj. still existing in spite of being very old

extempore

adj. spoken or done without any preparation or practice

extensive

adj. very large in size, amount or degree

external

adj. relating to the outside or outer part

extinguish

v. to put out a fire, light, etc.

extract

v. to remove or obtain a substance from something; n. something extracted

extracurricular

adj. relating to other activities outside of usual classes

extraneous

adj. introduced or coming from outside

extraordinary

adj. beyond what is usual, ordinary, or regular

extravagant

adj. spending much more than is necessary or wise

fable

n. a short tale to teach a moral lesson, often with animals or inanimate objects as characters

fabricate

v. to invent false information in order to deceive people

fabulous

adj. extremely good

facet

n. one of several parts of someone's character, a situation, etc.

facile

adj. being too simple and showing a lack of careful thought

facilitate

v. to make easier or less difficult

fade

v. to lose brightness or vividness of color

fallible

adj. able to make mistakes or be wrong

fanatical

adj. motivated or characterized by an extreme, uncritical enthusiasm or zeal, as in religion or politics

fatal

adj. causing or capable of causing death

fatigue

n. extreme tiredness

feasible

adj. capable of being done, effected, or accomplished

fertile

adj. abundantly productive

fervent

adj. having or showing great warmth or intensity of spirit, feeling, enthusiasm, etc.

fetch

v. to go and bring back

fibrous

adj. containing, consisting of, or resembling fibers

fictional

adj. not true or real

fierce

adj. angry or ready to attack, and very frightening

fiery

adj. looking like fire; quickly or easily becoming angry

filthy

adj. extremely dirty

fixture

n. a person or thing long established in the same place or position

flamboyant

adj. strikingly bold or brilliant

flare

v. to start up or burst out in sudden, fierce activity, passion, etc.; n. a sudden blaze or burst of flame

flatter

v. to compliment excessively and often insincerely, especially in order to win favor

flee

v. to run away from danger or pursuers

flicker

v. to burn unsteadily; n. an unsteady flame or light; a feeling or an emotion that lasts for only a very short time

flimsy

adj. hard to believe

flip

v. to move, push, or throw with a sudden sharp movement; n. the act of flipping

floral

adj. decorated with or made of flowers

flourish

v. to develop well and be successful; n. an ostentatious display

fluctuate

v. to change continually

fluffy

adj. made of, or covered with fluff

flush

v. to make water go through for cleansing; n. blush

foe

n. an enemy

foliage

n. the leaves of a plant; leaves and branches together

folly

n. the state or quality of being foolish

foothold

n. a place or support for the feet

forage

v. to wonder or go in search of food; n. food for horses or cattle; search for provisions

forcibly

adv. by the use of force or violence

forerunner

n. someone or something that is an early example or a sign of something

foresee

v. to know in advance

foretell

v. to tell what will happen beforehand

formidable

adj. causing fear; difficult to deal with

forsake

v. to leave somebody or something, especially or when you have a responsibility to stay

foul

adj. dirty and smelling bad; very unpleasant

founder

n. a person who establishes a business, organization, school, etc.

fowl

n. the domestic or barnyard hen or rooster

fractional

adj. comparatively small

fracture

n. the breaking of a bone or other hand substance

fragile

adj. easily broken, shattered, or damaged

frail

adj. thin and weak, especially due to old age

framework

n. a main supporting part of something; the structure of a society, a legal, or political system, etc.

friction

n. the rubbing of one surface against another; disagreement

frigid

adj. very cold

fulfill

v. to carry out, or bring to realization

fume

n. any smoke like substance; v. to be very angry about something

fungus

n. any plant growing on other plants or on decaying matter

furnish

v. to supply a house, room, etc. with necessary furniture

furthermore

adv. moreover

futile

adj. useless having no chance of being successful

garment

n. a piece of clothing

gauge

v. to judge or measure; n. a standard of measure or measurement

generalize

v. to infer a general principle, trend, etc. from particular facts, statistics, or the like

genesis

n. the beginning of something

genial

adj. warmly and pleasantly cheerful

genuine

adj. real

geological

adj. relating to geology

geometric

adj. relating to geometry

germinate

v. to begin to grow or develop

glimpse

n. a very brief, passing look; v. to look briefly

glue

n. a sticky substance that is used for joining things together; v. to join two things together using glue

gorgeous

adj. splendid or sumptuous

gracefully

adv. characterized by elegance

grant

v. to give or accord; n. something granted, as a sum of money

grasp

v. to seize upon or hold firmly; n. a hold or grip

grave

adj. very serious and important; n. an excavation made in the earth in which a dead body buried

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