TOEFL Vocabulary Some Common English Words

Lesson I
Here are five words and their definitions. Take a look at these definitions and then choose the appropriate word for the sentences that preceed them.
Fold: 1. To bend over or double up so that one part lies on another part. 2. To make compact by doubling or bending over parts. 3. . To place together and intertweave.  4. To quit a game

Pretend: 1. To give a false appearance of; feign. 2. To claim or allege insincerely or falsely; profess. 3. To represent fictitiously in play; make believe.

Trust: 1. Firm reliance on the integrity, ability, or character of a person or thing. 2. Custody; care. 3. Something committed into the care of another; charge.

Waste: 1. To use, consume, spend, or expend thoughtlessly or carelessly. 2. To cause to lose energy, strength, or vigor; exhaust, tire, or enfeeble. 3. To fail to take advantage of or use for profit; lose. 4. To destroy completely. ( Slang. To kill)

Around: 1. Approximately; about. 2 On all sides of.  3.a. Here and there within; throughout. b. In the immediate vicinity of; near. 4. Being in existence, (slang Having had many and varied experiences.)

Choose the corect word for each of the following sentences.

1. Don't  your breath, he is not listening

2. Why don't you  that you are not involved in this project financially, then what would you think?

3. Have you seen Damien ? He promised to meet me here.

4. You can't  Cedric. He is not reliable. He's never on time. He never remembers and is easily distracted.

5. This card has been  . It won't fit in the slot any more.

Here are more five words and their definitions. Take a look at these definitions and then choose the appropriate word for the sentences that preceed them. Then get your score for the two sections.

Stare: 1. To look directly with a fixed gaze, often with eyes wide-eyed open.

Fancy: 1. A concept or a fantastic invention created in someone's mind. 2. a desire or whim 3.. Highly decorated. 4. Done well,  with skill. 5. fine of superior grade 6. overpriced

Quick: 1 .Moving or functioning with; speed. Rapidly. 2.  to Learn, think, or understand with speed and dexterity; intelligent.

Miss: 1.  To NOT hit, or catch,  or obtain, or meet, . 2. To fail to comprehend, or experience something. 3. To fail to achieve, or attain (a goal). 4. To elude or avoid. 5. To notice  the loss  or the absence of. 6. To feel this lack or loss.

Reluctant: 1. not willing to, not wanting to, uninclined. 2. adversed to the idea

6. Chris talks way too  for me. I'm going to
have to opt out of his English class.

7. Stephane is rather to go to Boston. He's never been overseas.
I am not sure he's ever flown.

8. We asked Pierre Francois to play some hoop and he didn't 
a shot.

9.Pierre's CV is wicked  . It's normal he really wants to
get an internship with a company in the States.

10. Bertrand does nothing but  at his computer
screen all day. I hope he gets out once and a while.

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