Advanced Vocabulary Flashcards Preview

TOEFL IBT Vocabulary > Advanced Vocabulary > Flashcards

Flashcards in Advanced Vocabulary Deck (102)
Loading flashcards...
1

Abhor

To hate, detest

2

Acquiesce

To agree without protesting.

3

Alacrity

Eagerness, speed

4

Amiable

Friendly

5

Appease

To calm, satisfy

6

Arcane

Obscure, secre, known only by a few.

7

Avarice

Excessive greed.

8

Brazen

Excessively bold, brash, clear and obvious.

9

Brusque

Short, abrupt, dismissive.

10

Cajole

To urge, coax.

11

Callous

Harsh, cold, unfeeling.

12

Candor

Honesty, frankness.

13

Chide

To voice disapproval.

14

Circumspect

Cautious.

15

Clandestine

Secret.

16

Coerce

To make somebody to do something by force or threat.

17

Coherent

Logically consistent, intelligible.

18

Complacency

Self-satisfied ignorance of danger¿.

19

Confidant

A person entrusted with secrets.

20

Connive

To plot, scheme. Conspire.

21

Cumulative

Increasing, building upon itself.

22

Debase

To lower the quality or steem of something. Degrade.

23

Decry

To criticize openly.

24

Deferential

Showing respect to another's authority.

25

Demure

Quiet, modest, reserved.

26

Deride

To laugh mockingly, scorn.

27

Despot

One who has total power and rules brutally.

28

Diligent

Showing care in doing one's work.

29

Elated

Overjoyed, thrilled.

30

Eloquent

Expressive, articulate, moving.