Toefl 5 Flashcards Preview

english Vocabulary-Avesta > Toefl 5 > Flashcards

Flashcards in Toefl 5 Deck (20):
1

Prolong(v)

= extend
🔺the operation could prolong his life for two more years.
🔺we don't want to prolong the meeting unnecessarily.

2

Ludicrous (adj)

= absurd, idiotic, ridiculous.
🔺a ludicrous suggestion.
🔺it was ludicrous to think that the plan could succeed.

3

Closure(n)

بسته شدن
🔺the hospital had been menaced with closure.
🔺there will be road closures for a while.

4

Amalgamate(v)

= combine, merge, mix, coalesce
🔺a number of colleges have amalgamated to form the university.
🔺they decided to amalgamate the two schools.

Amalgamation(n)
🔺amalgamation of small farms into larger unit.

5

Coalesce(v)

= combine, merge, amalgamate
🔺the puddles had coalesced into a small stream.
🔺the markets have coalesced into a single global market.

6

Coalescence(n)

= combination, amalgamation
🔺a remarkable coalescence of opinion.

7

Downer(n)

🔺not getting the job was a real downer.
🔺not getting the promotion was a real downer.

8

Rehab(n)

ترك اعتياد
🔺a rehab clinic
🔺to go into rehab.

9

Transaction(n)

تراكنش
🔺a monetary transaction
🔺commercial transactions

10

Masculinity(n)

🔺He felt it was a threat to his masculinity.

11

Deviate(v)

🔺the bus had to deviate from its original route.
🔺he never deviated from his major plan.

Deviation(n)
🔺sexual deviation
🔺deviation from the plan.

12

Deviant(adj)

= pervert
🔺deviant behavior.
🔺sexual deviants.

Deviance(n)
🔺a study of social deviance and crime

13

Out of curiosity

از روي كنجكاوي

14

Inseparable(adj)

🔺our economic fortunes are inseparable from those of europe.
🔺Laura and i were inseparable.
🔺the inseparability of style and content.

15

Blind date

🔺to go on a blind date

16

Auxiliary(adj)

كمكي
🔺auxiliary nurses/workers/services.

17

Acute(adj)

= serious, severe

🔺there is an acute shortage of water.
🔺acute pain
🔺competition for jobs is acute.

18

Eradicate(v)

To get rid of sth completely
🔺we are determined to eradicate racism from our sport.
🔺these insects are very difficult to eradicate.

19

Analogous(adj)

= similar to
🔺the two processes are not analogous.
🔺the two situations are roughly analogous.

20

Realm(n)

= sphere, domain
🔺in the realm of literature.
🔺in the sphere of politics
🔺the research has opened up new domains for investigation.