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 TOEFL Vocabulary in Sentences
He does not rule out a sudden breakthrough that might cut the Gordian knot and make such ledgers more scalable.
rule out
v. eliminate or exclude something from consideration
breakthrough
n. a sudden, dramatic, and important discovery or development
Politicians have little incentive to fiddle with the system; but public disquiet over the growing number of allegations of foul play in the Brexit referendum may provide some fuel.
incentive
n. a thing that motivates or encourages one to do something
disquiet
v. a feeling of anxiety or worry
The morning rush looks like chaos: cyclists ride in every direction, some ambling slowly, others pedalling furiously.
pedal
v. ride a bicycle to move
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Words of Group 5 (Part of words, select list to view all.):
iceberg
icicle
icon
identical
identifiable
identification
identify
identity
ideological
ideology
idiom
idiomatic
idyllic
igneous
ignite
ignorance
ignorant
ignore
illegible
illiterate
illuminate
illumination
illusion
illusive
illustrate
illustration
image
imagery
imaginary
imaginative
imbalance
imbibe
imitate
imitation
immediate
immediately
immense
immigrant
immigration
immobile
immobilize
immune
immunity
impact
impair
impart
impartial
impartially
impede
impediment
impel
impending
imperative
impermeable
impersonal
impersonate
impersonation
impetus
implement
implication
implicit
imply
import
impose
imposing
impractical
impracticality
impressionable
impressive
imprint
imprisonment
improbable
improvise
impulse
impulsive
inability
inaccessible
inactivate
inadequate
inanimate
inappropriate
inaugurate
incandescent
incapacitate
incense
incentive
incessant
incidence
incident
incidentally
incise
incisive
inclination
inclined
inclusive
incompatible
incomprehensible
inconclusive
incongruity
incongruous
inconvenient
incorporate
incorporation
incredible
incredulity
incredulous
incur
indefinite
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6   Word meaning matching - Test words you know:
abrasive  Speak
Exercise
a. causing abrasion
n. a substance that abrades or wears down
Exercise
n. the social act of assembling
n. a system of components assembled together for a particular purpose
Exercise
v. become an ally or associate, as by a treaty or marriage
n. a friendly nation
Exercise
n. a vehicle that can fly
accommodating  Speak
Exercise
a. causing abrasion
n. a substance that abrades or wears down
Exercise
n. a feeling of deep and bitter anger and ill-will
n. the property of having a harsh unpleasant taste
Exercise
a. helpful in bringing about a harmonious adaptation
a. obliging; willing to do favors
Exercise
v. become an ally or associate, as by a treaty or marriage
n. a friendly nation
accompanying  Speak
Exercise
v. go or travel along with
v. be present or associated with an event or entity
Exercise
a. present in great quantity
Exercise
n. an opening (especially a gap in a dike or fortification)
n. a failure to perform some promised act or obligation
Exercise
a. kindness of disposition or manner
a. pleasant and beneficial in nature or influence
additive  Speak
Exercise
a. characterized or produced by addition
a. designating or involving an equation whose terms are of the first degree
Exercise
v. be a mystery or bewildering to
v. affect with wonder
Exercise
v. lie adjacent to another or share a boundary
Exercise
a. slanting diagonally across the grain of a fabric
n. a line or cut across a fabric that is not at right angles to a side of the fabric
adjustment  Speak
Exercise
n. a feeling of craving something
Exercise
a. kindness of disposition or manner
a. pleasant and beneficial in nature or influence
Exercise
n. an amount added or deducted on the basis of qualifying circumstances
n. the act of adjusting something to match a standard
Exercise
n. an equal exchange
v. exchange goods without involving money
amend  Speak
Exercise
n. an opening (especially a gap in a dike or fortification)
n. a failure to perform some promised act or obligation
Exercise
a. heard or perceptible by the ear
n. a football play is changed orally after both teams have assumed their positions at the line of scrimmage
Exercise
n. a group of many islands in a large body of water
Exercise
v. to make better
v. set straight or right
arc  Speak
Exercise
n. something curved in shape
v. form an arch or curve
Exercise
n. an amount added or deducted on the basis of qualifying circumstances
n. the act of adjusting something to match a standard
Exercise
n. a legal process intended to insure equality among the creditors of a corporation declared to be insolvent
n. a state of complete lack of some abstract property
Exercise
a. kindness of disposition or manner
a. pleasant and beneficial in nature or influence
assumption  Speak
Exercise
n. a legal process intended to insure equality among the creditors of a corporation declared to be insolvent
n. a state of complete lack of some abstract property
Exercise
v. lie adjacent to another or share a boundary
Exercise
n. (Christianity) the taking up of the body and soul of the Virgin Mary when her earthly life had ended
n. a statement that is assumed to be true and from which a conclusion can be drawn
Exercise
n. the event of one object coming closer to another
n. the temporal property of becoming nearer in time
assuredly  Speak
Exercise
n. money set aside (as by a legislature) for a specific purpose
n. incorporation by joining or uniting
Exercise
v. prevent the occurrence of; prevent from happening
v. turn away or aside
Exercise
ad. without a doubt
Exercise
n. a group of many islands in a large body of water
attempt  Speak
Exercise
n. annihilation by reducing something to atoms
n. separating something into fine particles
Exercise
v. make an effort or attempt
n. earnest and conscientious activity intended to do or accomplish something
Exercise
v. make a more or less disguised reference to
Exercise
v. become an ally or associate, as by a treaty or marriage
n. a friendly nation
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Read [Esc] v. win something through one's efforts
v. take on a certain form, attribute, or aspect


Spelling Word: acquire
Read [Esc] v. make fit for, or change to suit a new purpose
v. [___] or conform oneself to new or different conditions


Spelling Word: adapt
Read [Esc] n. a substance that unites or bonds surfaces together
a. tending to adhere


Spelling Word: adhesive
Read [Esc] a. concerning or characterized by an appreciation of beauty or good taste
a. relating to or dealing with the subject of aesthetics


Spelling Word: aesthetic
Read [Esc] v. exchange people temporarily to fulfill certain jobs and functions
n. someone who takes the place of another person


Spelling Word: alternate
Read [Esc] v. develop into
n. the relative magnitude of something with reference to a criterion


Spelling Word: amount
Read [Esc] v. cite as an authority; resort to
n. attractiveness that interests or pleases or stimulates


Spelling Word: appeal
Read [Esc] n. a feeling of craving something


Spelling Word: appetite
Read [Esc] v. assign a duty, responsibility or obligation to
v. furnish


Spelling Word: appoint
Read [Esc] v. [___] to be true
v. state categorically


Spelling Word: assert