Toefl 400 32-33-34-35

40 terms by tarkansancakdar

Create a new folder

Advertisement Upgrade to remove ads

ancestral ( adj . )

Relating to family members from earlier generations

cohesion ( n . )

Ability to stay together as a unit

descendant ( n.)

A direct relative in a later generation (such as one's son, daughter, or grandchild)

inheritance ( n . )

Things passed down to you from your ancestors

kin ( n . )

Relatives

legitimate ( adj . )

True and respectable; in the context of family, born of a mother and father who were married to each other

paternal ( adj . )

Relating to a father

proximity ( n . )

Nearness

sentiment ( n . )

Feelings; opinion based on feelings

sibling ( n . )

Brother or sister

affection ( n . )

An emotional closeness or warmth

associate ( v . )

To regularly spend time together

bond ( n . )

A close connection

clique ( n . )

A small group of friends who are unfriendly to people outside the group

confide ( v . )

To tell very personal things

exclusive ( adj . )

Keeping out all but a few people

fluctuate ( v . )

To change often, from one condition to another

in common ( adv . )

As a shared characteristic

solidarity ( n . )

Standing together despite pressure to move apart

willing ( adj . )

Agreeable and ready to do something

complex ( adj . )

Not simple; involving many parts that work together

despondent ( adj . )

Extremely sad and without hope for the future

devotion ( n . )

A willingness to keep supporting someone you admire

dilemma ( n . )

A difficult choice between two things

engender ( v . )

to cause to exist; to bring into being

loyal ( adj . )

Faithful

passion ( n . )

An extremely strong emotion, like love or anger

proliferation ( n . )

An increase in the number of something and in the number of places it can be found

reciprocity ( n . )

Doing as much for another as he or she has done for you

vanish ( v . )

To disappear suddenly

antipathy ( n . )

A strong, long-lasting negative feeling

arrogantly ( adv . )

In a way that shows a high opinion of oneself and a low opinion of others

berate ( v . )

To say insulting and disrespectful things

contemptuous (n.)

Having no respect

despise ( v . )

Hate very much

humiliation ( n . )

strong feelings of embarrassment

obnoxious ( adj . )

Bothersome; doing small things that others don't like

shame ( n . )

Dishonor because one has done something wrong

stigmatize ( v . )

To mark with a visible feature that makes other people think, perhaps incorrectly, that someone or something is wrong

vitriolic ( adj . )

Showing an extreme, hateful anger

Please allow access to your computer’s microphone to use Voice Recording.

Having trouble? Click here for help.

We can’t access your microphone!

Click the icon above to update your browser permissions above and try again

Example:

Reload the page to try again!

Reload

Press Cmd-0 to reset your zoom

Press Ctrl-0 to reset your zoom

It looks like your browser might be zoomed in or out. Your browser needs to be zoomed to a normal size to record audio.

Please upgrade Flash or install Chrome
to use Voice Recording.

For more help, see our troubleshooting page.

Your microphone is muted

For help fixing this issue, see this FAQ.

Star this term

You can study starred terms together

NEW! Voice Recording

Create Set