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20 terms

TOEFL Vocab Set 12

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solicitous
(adj.) showing concern or care for someone (solicitous for her welfare); fearful or anxious about someone or something (solicitous for making friends)
sordid
(adj.) characterized by filth, grime, or squalor, foul
sporadic
(adj.) occurring only occasionally, or in scattered instances
squander
(v.) to waste by spending or using irresponsibly
static
(adj.) not moving, active, or in motion; at rest
stupefy
(v.) to stun, baffle, or amaze
stymie
(v.) to block; hinder or prevent the progress or accomplishment of
torque
(n.) a force that causes rotation
truculent
(adj.) fierce and cruel, eager to fight
veracity
(n.) truthfulness, honesty
virulent
(adj.) extremely poisonous; full of malice; spiteful
voracious
(adj.) greedy in eating or for an activity or pursuit
myopic
(adj) nearsighted; lacking foresight
nadir
(n) lowest point
riddle
(v) pierce with holes; permeate or spread throughout
tantalize
(v) tease; torture with disappointment
sustenance
(n) means of support, food, nourishment
succulent
(adj) juicy; full of richness
vainglorious
(adj) boastful; excessively conceited
utopia
(n) ideal place, state or society