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400 Must Have Words for the TOEFL LESSON 13 – Ghosts Vocabulary Test

400 Must Have Words for the TOEFL LESSON 13 - Ghosts Vocabulary Test

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astrological [ˌæstrəˈlɒdʒɪkəl] adj.

Related to the study of the position of stars,the sun, and the planets in the belief that they influence earthly events

 Every day, Mona read her astrological forecast in the newspaper, and she was careful if the horoscope predicted trouble.

Parts of speech     astrology n., astrologer n., astrologically adv.

divination [ˌdɪvəˈneɪʃ(ə)n] n.

Foretelling the future by finding patterns in physical objects

 In Turkey, women offer divinations by reading the dregs from a coffee cup.

Parts of speech     divine v.

haunt [hɔːnt] v.

To continually appear (in the form of a ghost) in the same place or to the same person

 Some say the ghost of Princess Hilda haunts this castle, appearing as a headless form while she plays the piano.

horror [ˈhɔrər] n.

Strong fear mixed with disgust

 On Halloween night, all the horror movies were rented out.

Parts of speech     horrify v., horrific adj.

intermediary [ˌɪntəˈmiːdɪərɪ] n.

Acting as an agent between people or things

 The plaintiff’s lawyer suggested that they hire an intermediary to help them discuss their case.

Usage tips     Intermediary comes from the Latin words meaning “between the ways.”

invoke [ɪnˈvoʊk] v.

To call on for support

 In many religions, believers invoke their god by holding out their hands.

Parts of speech     invocation n.

meditate [ˈmɛdəˌteɪt] v.

To reflect; to think quietly and deeply for a long time

 Every morning, the monks meditated for three hours in complete silence.

Parts of speech     meditation n.

phantom [ˈfæntəm] n.

A dimly visible form,usually thought to be the spirit of a dead person, a sunken ship, etc.

 Many visitors reported seeing a phantom who appeared around the lake.

Usage tips     Phantom originates in a word meaning “dream”; like a dream, a phantom leaves an observer wondering whether it’s real or not.

psychic [ˈsaɪkɪk] adj.

Relating to the supposed ability of the human mind to sense things that cannot be observed

 The governor’s assistant claimed to have unique psychic abilities enabling him to read people’s minds.

Parts of speech     psychic n., psychically adv.

self-perpetuating [ˌselfpəˈpetjʊeɪtɪŋ] adj.

Having the power to renew oneself for an indefinite period of time

 It is difficult to escape from a lie, as they are often self-perpetuating.

Parts of speech     self-perpetuation n.

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