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TOEFL Vocabulary: Level 4
air     Speak
 
(1)
v.  
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be broadcast on television or radio
activate; stimulate; make someone more likely to do something
decorate with needlework; add details to
complete, transact, or dispose of promptly; send on specific business; finish off  dish or meal
clip; cut down to the desired size or shape
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arduous     Speak
 
(2)
a. or ad.  
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demanding great effort or labor; difficult
causing, or able to cause, damage; ruinous
crowded to capacity; compressed
consisting of, relating to, or being in the water
desolate; fruitless and unproductive; lacking
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biography     Speak
 
(3)
n.  
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any physical damage to the body caused by violence or accident, or fracture
composition for orchestra and a soloist
an alloy of copper and tin and sometimes other elements
coming into being of something; origin
an account of the series of events making up a person's life;  accounts of people's life
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comical     Speak
 
(4)
a. or ad.  
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acceptable; sufficiently agreeable in flavor to be eaten
crowded to capacity; compressed
arousing or provoking laughter
countless; too many to be counted
assiduous; industrious; hard-working
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contradict     Speak
 
(5)
v.  
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cook with dry heat, usually in an oven; subject to laughter or ridicule
ban; taboo; forbid
astonish; affect with wonder
confront; state the opposite of what someone has said
assign; distribute according to plan
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crab     Speak
 
(6)
n.  
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an attribute or requirement that must be met
an animal that eats other decaying organic matter; someone who collects things that others have discarded
a stroke of the oar that either misses the water or digs too deeply
cargo ship; a large ship for carrying goods
the case for sword blade; sheath
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depreciation     Speak
 
(7)
n.  
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composition; a plan for how something will happen
anxiety; extreme emotional disturbance
the fourth state of matter distinct from solid or liquid or gas and present in stars and fusion reactors
cosmos; everything that exists anywhere
devaluation; decrease in price or value
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emergence     Speak
 
(8)
n.  
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act of burning something
a protective ornamental shade used to screen a light bulb from direct view
appearance;  becoming visible
destruction; destroy; smash or break forcefully
dense moving crowd; a large group of honeybees
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festival     Speak
 
(9)
n.  
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a person who owes a creditor; someone who has the obligation of paying a debt
a day or period of time for feasting and celebration
a rapid series of short, loud sounds; loosely connected horny sections
advancing of a claim; assertion; a false or unsupportable quality
act of removing or getting rid of something
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funding     Speak
 
(10)
n.  
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a particle that is electrically charged positive or negative
an ancestor; forebear; a member of the past generations of one's family or people
act of financing; financial resources provided to make some project possible
compassion; pity; concern
breaking of waves or surf; fissure or gap
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hump     Speak
 
(11)
n.  
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the attribute of being easy to meet or deal with
a group of people or organizations that have agreed to work together
brass musical instrument with a brilliant tone
the bowl-shaped vessel, usually used for holding food or liquids
bump; arch one's back
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intersect     Speak
 
(12)
v.  
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decrease fullness of; use up or empty out
deny; take something take away
become rosy or reddish;  turn red, as if in embarrassment or shame
dedicate; give your time or effort completely to something you believe in
cross; meet; meet at a point
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mechanics     Speak
 
(13)
n.  
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the activity of making portraits; a word picture of a person's appearance and character
a large mass of ice floating at sea
branch of physics concerned with the motion of bodies
act of removing from office or employment
a bowl-shaped opening at the top of a volcano
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multi-faceted     Speak
 
(14)
a. or ad.  
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attractive or interesting; charming
direct and outspoken but good-natured
complex; versatile; having many facets
able or fit be rented
boring; dull; tediously repetitious or lacking in variety
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period     Speak
 
(15)
n.  
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an amount of time; a fixed time during the life of a person or in history
ability to form mental images of things or events; figurative writing
a signaling device that makes a buzzing sound
branch of geology that studies earthquakes
consolidating two or more things; union in one body; alliance
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prompt     Speak
 
(16)
a. or ad.  
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bothersome; troublesome; irritating
consisting of or containing or of the nature of crystals
being on time; punctual; performed without delay
dependable; stocky; euphemisms for fat
belonging to this earth or world; not ideal or heavenly; concerned with commonplaces; ordinary
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recital     Speak
 
(17)
n.  
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development; a gradual process of change and development
any substance that can destroy or inhibit the growth of bacteria and similar microorganisms
a detailed account or description of something
deliberately lowering the body's temperature for therapeutic purposes
arms; any object used in fighting or war, such as a gun, bomb, knife
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rinse     Speak
 
(18)
v.  
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defeat another in competition or conflict; conquer; prevail over
advocate; speak, plead; argue in favor of
adjust the spaces between words;  show to be reasonable; explain, clear away
be thankful for; increase in worth; be thoroughly conscious of
cleanse with water; flush; wash lightly without soap
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shell     Speak
 
(19)
n.  
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the hard outer covering of something, especially nuts, eggs, and some animals
border; rim; the amount by which one thing is different from another
clash in opinion; rubbing against; conflict
act of departing; the fact of a person or vehicle leaving somewhere
act of representing; standing in for someone or some group and speaking with authority on their behalf
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veil     Speak
 
(20)
n.  
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adult male chicken
approval, by an authority, generally one that makes something valid; penalty intended to ensure compliance
small cluster or arrangement of flowers; an arrangement of flowers that is usually given as a present
condition or state, especially a bad state or condition
a length of cloth worn by women over the head, shoulders, and often the face; cover; hide
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