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TOEFL VOCABULARY ADVANCED SET 5 - 100 QUESTIONS

TOEFL VOCABULARY ADVANCED SET 5 - 100 QUESTIONS
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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