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TOEFL VOCAB-7. by Hatice Oncel. gag. n. joke, trick; choke I did a few opening gags about the band that had been on before me. gala. Adj. festive, happy. garrulous. Adj. talkative, chatty. gaudy. Adj. showy, flashy, gaudy plastic flowers. genial. Adj. pleasant, cordial, agreeable

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TOEFL VOCAB-7

by HaticeOncel


gag

n. joke, trick; choke

I did a few opening gags about the band that had been on before me


gala

Adj. festive, happy


garrulous

Adj. talkative, chatty


gaudy

Adj. showy, flashy,

gaudy plastic flowers


genial

Adj. pleasant, cordial, agreeable

The head teacher is very genial/has a genial manner.


glitter

v. sparkle, shine, glisten


glory

n. majesty, fame

He dedicated his poetry to the glory of God


grasp

v. grab, understand

Rosie suddenly grasped my hand.


gregarious

Adj. sociable, friendly

Emma's a gregarious, outgoing sort of person.


grim

Adj. severe, dreary, somber

a grim-looking block of flats


grip

v. hold, seize; n. hold, possession

The baby gripped my finger with her tiny hand


grueling

Adj. exhausting, difficult, arduous

Junior doctors often have to work a gruelling 100-hour week


gullible

Adj. innocent, naïve, trusting

There are any number of miracle cures on the market for people gullible enough to buy them


hamper

v. delay, obstruct, block

Fierce storms have been hampering rescue efforts and there is now little chance of finding more survivors.


handful

n. not many


haphazard

Adj. random, chance, unplanned

He tackled the problem in a typically haphazard manner


harmony

n. accord, agreement, peace

Imagine a society in which everyone lived together in(perfect) harmony.


harmonious

Adj. agreeable, friendly, peaceful


harness

v. control, utilize

There is a great deal of interest in harnessing wind and waves as new sources of power.


hasty

Adj. quick, rushed

He warned against making hasty decisions


hazy

Adj. misty, foggy; unclear, fuzzy

hazy memories of childhood


heed

v. obey, follow, mind

The airline has been criticized for failing to heed advice/warnings about lack of safety routines.


hinder

v. block, hamper

High winds have hindered firefighters in their efforts to put out the blaze.


hitherto

Adv. Up to now, so far

Mira revealed hitherto unsuspected talents on the cricket pitch.


hoist

v. lift, raise, pick up

A helicopter hoisted the final section of the bridge into place


hue

n. color, tint, shade

In the Caribbean waters there are fish of every hue.


hurl

v. pitch, throw, fling

In a fit of temper he hurled the book across the room


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