Part 1.

abbreviation
shortening something by omitting parts of it
advocate
a person who pleads for a person, cause, or idea
agitation
a mental state of extreme emotional disturbance
allegiance
the loyalty that citizens owe to their country
ally with
unite formally; of interest groups or countries
amateur
someone who pursues a study or sport as a pastime

 

Part 2.

angry
feeling or showing extreme displeasure or hostility
animosity
a feeling of ill will arousing active hostility
apparatus
equipment designed to serve a specific function
appearance
outward or visible aspect of a person or thing
apposite
being of striking appropriateness and pertinence
approval
the formal act of giving agreement or permission

 

Part 3.

aragonite
a mineral form of crystalline calcium carbonate
arranged
disposed or placed in a particular kind of order
asceticism
rigorous self-denial and active self-restraint
asphalt
a dark bituminous substance found in natural beds
assemble
create by putting components or members together
assign
select something or someone for a specific purpose

 

Part 4.

attendance
the act of being present at a meeting or event
attenuate
become weaker, in strength, value, or magnitude
attorney
a professional person authorized to practice law
balcony
a platform projecting from the wall of a building
balloon
small thin inflatable rubber bag with narrow neck
barn
an outlying farm building for grain and farm animals

<< Previous TOEFL Lesson

          Next TOEFL Lesson >>

2020-04-17