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Essential Words for the TOEFL Lesson 6 Vocabulary Test

Essential Words for the TOEFL Lesson 6 Vocabulary Test

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  • chiefly (adj. chief)

adv. the most important or most common
syn. mostly

Houses are made chiefly of wood products.
Corn is the chief crop of the Midwest.

  • coarse (adv. coarsely; n. coarseness)

adj. not fine or smooth; not delicate
syn. rough

Sandpaper is an extremely coarse material.
Wool clothing has a certain coarseness in texture.

  • commonplace

adj. ordinary
syn. frequent

In some parts of the world, text messaging is more commonplace than voice calling.
Female lawyers are commonplace in the United States.

  • complex (n. complexity)

adj. difficult to understand or explain; having many parts
syn. complicated

The businessmen astutely approached the complex production problem.
The universe has a complexity beyond comprehension.

  • conventional (adv. conventionally; n. convention)

adj. following accepted rules or standards
syn. traditional

Professor Canfield agreed with the conventional theory about the origin of the Basque language.
To become integrated into a society, you must learn the conventions of that society.

  • curious (adv. curiously; n. curiosity)

adj. odd or strange; eager to learn
syn. peculiar

curious object was discovered in the remains.
Sally was curiously interested in the history of Alaska.

  • emit (n. emission; n. emitter)
  1. to send out; give off

The raging forest fire emitted a dense, white smoke.
Modern telescopes can detect the faintest light emitted by distant stars.

  • exceedingly (v. exceed; n. excess; adj. excessive; adv. excessively)

adv. very; to an unusual degree
syn. extremely

In tropical zones, it is exceedingly hot and humid.
It is not safe to exceed the speed limit.

  • exclusively (adj. exclusive; n. exclusion; v. exclude)

adv. no one else; nothing else; not shared with others
syn. restrictively

This room is used exclusively by the faculty.
They excluded everyone under 21 from the contest.

  • extinguish (adj. extinguishable; n. extinguishment)
  1. to bring about the end of something

The firefighters quickly extinguished the flames.
Modern medicine has extinguished many previously serious illnesses.

  • immense (adv. immensely; n. immensity)

adj. extremely large
syn. massive

From the mountaintop you can see the immense valley.
She was immensely interested in the idea of teaching a foreign language.

  • instantaneous (adv. instantly; n. instant)

adj. occurring in an instant
syn. immediate

A lightbulb turns on nearly instantaneously when you flip the switch.
The teacher was instantly met with complaints when he announced the test.

  • rigid (adv. rigidly)

adj. not easy to bend; firm; inflexible
syn. stiff

The teacher was very rigid in his ideas about class attendance.
He adhered rigidly to his opinions about economic growth.

  • routinely (adj. routine; n. routine)

adv. regularly; usually done
syn. ordinarily

She routinely gets a physical examination.
It is routine for students to become homesick at times.

  • stamina
  1. lasting physical or mental strength

The Olympic runner demonstrated incredible stamina.
The horse lacked the stamina to win the race.

  • sufficiently (n. sufficiency; adj. sufficient; v. suffice)

adv. enough; in a satisfying manner
syn. adequately

Jenny is sufficiently mature to make her own decisions.
Her income is sufficient for her needs.

  • visibly (adj. visible; n. vision*; v. view; adj. visionary*)

adv. can be seen
       *power of imagination or wisdom, especially with regard to the future
syn. noticeably

Ken was visibly upset about his performance evaluation.
Stars are more visible on a clear fall evening.

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