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SCI TOEFL Vocab #10

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accomplish
v. achieve, work out, carry out, fulfill, perform
accumulate
v. roll up, collect, pile up, amass, compile
arouse
v. excite, stimulate
attract
v. allure, entice, tempt, fascinate, charm
component
n. constituent, element, factor, ingredient
confine
v. restrict, restrain, trammel, limit, bound
controversy
n. dispute, debate, disagreement, dissension, contention
create
v. generate, originate, invent, initiate, engender, produce
destroy
v. ruin, demolish, devastate, ravage, annihilate
diffuse
v. spread, distribute
dimly
adv. faintly, indistinctly, fuzzily
endurance
n. patience, tolerance, stamina
exotic
a. foreign, strange, unusual
finish
v. complete, end, terminate
govern
v. rule, reign over, administer, lead, control, command
initial
a. first, original
integral
a. essential, intrinsic, crucial
integrate
v. incorporate, unify, synthesize
lash
v. tie, bind
lucrative
a. profitable, gainful
meticulously
adv. carefully
nature
n. essence, character, characteristic
particular
a. specialized, specific, certain
periphery
n. fringe, edge, boundary, margin
practical
a. experimental, pragmatic, effective, empirical
prerequisite
n. necessary condition, requirement
record
n. register, log, file, chronicle, diary, journal, documents
rudimentary
a. elementary, basic, incomplete, undeveloped
sphere
n. domain, area, orbit, field, arena
stealthily
adv. silently
surpass
v. excel, stand out, exceed
threatening
a. intimidating, sinister, ominous, forbidding
trespass
v. intrude, invade, encroach
trigger
v. generate, start, cause, prompt, provoke, bring about
useful
a. beneficial, helpful, advantageous, profitable
velocity
n. speed, quickness, celerity, rapidity