Friday, March 13, 2009

The Most Baffling Toefl Words

Through memorizing Vocabulary for the Toefl, I found these words somehow confusing.

1.
Deliberate -->consider, Think over
Debilitate -->Weaken, Enfeeble
Debatable -->Questionable, Disputable

2.
Assert --> Claim, Acclaim
Assess -->Distinguish, Evaluate
Assort --> Select
Asset --> Possession, Wealth

3.
Comprise --> Include
Compromise --> Accordance, Agreement
Compassion --> Sympathy

4.
Elude --> Evade, Avoid
Illusion --> Cogitation, Mind, Thought, Fancy,Fiction

5.
Substantial --> Essential, Basic
Sequential --> Permanent, Constant

6.
Vanity --> Absurdity,Idleness
Cavity --> Pit, Hollow
Hollow --> Pit

7.
Speculate --> Think, Mind
Spectacular --> beautiful view
Postulate --> Demand, Suppose

8.
Undertake --> Engage, Promise
Undergo --> Bear, Tolerate
Undermine --> use up

9.
Hail -->Welcome, Corn Rain
Heal --> Cure

10.
Invade --> Attack
Evade --> Elude

11.
Abolish --> Destroy, Suppress, Suspend
Admonish --> Skillful, Expert

12.
Delegate -->deputize, Empower
Diligent --> laborious, hard working

13.
Invoke --> Invocation, Beg, Entreat
Revoke --> Cancellation, Avoidance
Provoke --> Stimulate, Agitate