15 terms

TOEFL ESSENTIAL WORDS MORE 06

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urge
v. push, force, press, drive, prompt
frenetic
a. frantic; frenzied; involving a lot of energy and activity in a way that is not organize
spur
v. urge, prompt v=n
preeminent
a. remarkable, exceptional, extraodinary, outstanding
ironic
a. strange or amusing because it is very different from what you expect
prowess
n. great skill at doing sth
trophy
n. prize, award, reward
overshadow
v. to make less important or sucessful, or enjoyable than it should be
fierce fierceness
a. cruel, inhuman, violent n (___competition)
prestige prestigeful
n. weight, importance a
venue
n. a place where people meet or an organized event
repercussion
n. consequence
municipal
a. connected with or belonging to a town, city or district that has its own local goverment
blight
v. spoil, ruin, destroy; (n=v) disease
paramount
a. chief, principal, dominant, top