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ETS TOEIC Test RC Vocab A-C

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  1. abandon
    forsake; leave behind
  2. abandoned
    forsaken by owner or inhabitants
  3. above all
    above and beyond all other consideration
  4. absolutely
    totally and definitely; without question
  5. acceptable
    worthy of approval or satisfactory
  6. access
    the right to enter
  7. accommodate
    have room for; hold without crowding
  8. accomplish
    achieve with effort
  9. account
    a record or narrative description of past events
  10. account for
    be the reason or explanation for
  11. account representative
    someone in charge of a client's account for an advertising agency or brokerage or other service business
  12. accountant
    someone who maintains and audits financial records
  13. accounting
    a system that gives quantitative information about finances
  14. accrue
    grow by addition
  15. accumulate
    get or gather together
  16. accurate
    characterized by perfect conformity to fact or truth
  17. achieve
    gain with effort
  18. achievement
    the action of accomplishing something
  19. acknowledge
    declare to be true or admit the existence or reality of
  20. action
    something done (usually as opposed to something said)
  21. activate
    put in motion
  22. ad
    a public promotion of some product or service
  23. adapt
    make fit for, or change to suit a new purpose
  24. add to
    have an increased effect
  25. add up
    add up in number or quantity
  26. addition
    the arithmetic operation of summing
  27. additional
    further or extra
  28. address
    the place where a person or organization can be found
  29. adequate
    having the requisite qualities or resources to meet a task
  30. adhere
    stick to firmly
  31. adjustment
    the act of making something different
  32. administration
    the act of governing or exercising authority
  33. administrative
    responsible for managing the affairs of a group of people
  34. adopt
    take into one's family
  35. adult
    a fully developed person from maturity onward
  36. advanced
    situated ahead or going before
  37. advancement
    the act of moving forward (as toward a goal)
  38. advertisement
    a public promotion of some product or service
  39. advertiser
    someone whose business is advertising
  40. advertising
    the business of drawing attention to goods and services
  41. advertising agency
    an agency that designs advertisement to call public attention to its clients
  42. aesthetically
    in a tasteful way
  43. affordable
    reasonably priced
  44. after hours
    not during regular hours
  45. afterward
    happening at a time subsequent to a reference time
  46. agency
    the state of being in action or exerting power
  47. agent
    a representative who acts on behalf of others
  48. aggressive
    characteristic of an enemy or one eager to fight
  49. agitated
    physically disturbed or set in motion
  50. agreement
    harmony of people's opinions, actions, or characters
  51. agricultural
    relating to or used in or promoting farming
  52. allergen
    any substance that can cause an allergy
  53. alleviate
    provide physical relief, as from pain
  54. allocate
    distribute according to a plan or set apart for a purpose
  55. allow
    make it possible for something to happen
  56. almost
    slightly short of or not quite accomplished; all but
  57. alone
    isolated from others
  58. alongside
    side by side
  59. amount
    how much there is of something that you can quantify
  60. analysis
    abstract separation of something into its various parts
  61. analyst
    someone who is skilled at interpreting data
  62. analyze
    break down into components or essential features
  63. anecdote
    short account of an incident
  64. annual
    occurring every year
  65. annually
    by the year; every year
  66. anonymous
    having no known name or identity or known source
  67. anonymously
    without giving a name
  68. anticipate
    regard something as probable or likely
  69. anticipated
    expected hopefully
  70. anyway
    in any way whatsoever
  71. apparel
    clothing in general
  72. apparent
    clearly revealed to the mind or the senses or judgment
  73. appearance
    outward or visible aspect of a person or thing
  74. appliance
    a small mechanical device or gadget
  75. applicable
    having relevance
  76. application
    the action of putting something into operation
  77. apply
    employ for a particular purpose
  78. appoint
    assign a duty, responsibility, or obligation to
  79. appointment
    a meeting arranged in advance
  80. appreciate
    be fully aware of; realize fully
  81. appreciation
    understanding of the nature or meaning of something
  82. approach
    move towards
  83. appropriate
    suitable for a particular person, place, or situation
  84. approval
    the formal act of giving agreement or permission
  85. approve
    judge to be right or commendable; think well of
  86. approximate
    not quite exact or correct
  87. approximately
    imprecise but fairly close to correct
  88. approximation
    a rough calculation of quantity or degree or worth
  89. archeology
    the branch of anthropology that studies prehistoric people and their cultures
  90. architectural
    of or pertaining to the art and science of architecture
  91. architecture
    the discipline dealing with the design of fine buildings
  92. argument
    a dispute where there is strong disagreement
  93. arrange
    put into a proper or systematic order
  94. arrangement
    an orderly grouping considered as a unit
  95. arrival
    the act of coming to a certain place
  96. article
    one of a class of artifacts
  97. artisan
    a skilled worker who practices some trade or handicraft
  98. as well
    in addition
  99. aspect
    a characteristic to be considered
  100. assess
    estimate the nature, quality, ability or significance of
  101. assessment
    the act of judging a person or situation or event
  102. asset
    a useful or valuable quality
  103. assign
    select something or someone for a specific purpose
  104. assignment
    an undertaking that you have been told to perform
  105. assistance
    the activity of contributing to the fulfillment of a need
  106. assistant
    a person who contributes to the furtherance of an effort
  107. associate
    bring or come into action
  108. association
    a formal organization of people or groups of people
  109. assortment
    the act of distributing things into classes of the same type
  110. assume
    take to be the case or to be true
  111. assurance
    a binding commitment to do or give or refrain from something
  112. assure
    inform positively and with certainty and confidence
  113. attached
    being joined in close association
  114. attain
    gain with effort
  115. attempt
    make an effort
  116. attend
    be present
  117. attendee
    a person who is present and participates in a meeting
  118. attorney
    a professional person authorized to practice law
  119. attract
    exert a force on
  120. attraction
    the quality of arousing interest
  121. attractive
    pleasing to the eye or mind as through beauty or charm
  122. auction off
    sell at an auction
  123. audition
    perform in order to get a role
  124. authentic
    not counterfeit or copied
  125. authorize
    grant permission or clearance for
  126. autobiography
    a book or account of your own life
  127. automated
    operated with minimal human intervention
  128. availability
    the quality of being at hand when needed
  129. available
    obtainable or accessible and ready for use or service
  130. aversion
    a feeling of intense dislike
  131. avoid
    stay away from
  132. await
    look forward to the probable occurrence of
  133. award
    give, especially as an honor
  134. award-winning
    having received awards
  135. awareness
    state of elementary or undifferentiated consciousness
  136. back
    the posterior part of a human (or animal) body
  137. balance
    harmonious arrangement or relation of parts within a whole
  138. banking
    engaging in the business of keeping money for savings and checking accounts or for exchange or for issuing loans and credit etc.
  139. banner
    long strip of cloth or paper for decoration or advertising
  140. barely
    in a sparse or scanty way
  141. basis
    the fundamental assumptions from which something is begun
  142. batch
    a collection of things or persons to be handled together
  143. beep
    a short high tone produced as a signal or warning
  144. beginner
    someone new to a field or activity
  145. benefit
    something that aids or promotes well-being
  146. besides
    in addition
  147. best-selling
    selling in great numbers
  148. beverage
    any liquid suitable for drinking
  149. bill
    an itemized statement of money owed for goods or services
  150. bistro
    a small informal restaurant; serves wine
  151. bittersweet
    having a taste that is a mixture of bitterness and sweetness
  152. blueprint
    something intended as a guide for making something else
  153. board member
    a member of a governing board
  154. board of directors
    a group of persons chosen to govern the affairs of a corporation or other large institution
  155. board of trustees
    a governing board elected or appointed to direct the policies of an educational institution
  156. boast
    talk about oneself with excessive pride or self-regard
  157. book
    an object consisting of a number of pages bound together
  158. boost
    increase
  159. botanical garden
    a facility where trees and shrubs are cultivated for exhibition
  160. box office
    the office where tickets of admission are sold
  161. branch
    a division of a stem arising from the main stem of a plant
  162. brand-new
    conspicuously new
  163. break
    destroy the integrity of
  164. break down
    stop operating or functioning
  165. breathtaking
    causing awe or astonishment
  166. bring together
    cause to become joined or linked
  167. broad
    having great extent from one side to the other
  168. broaden
    make wider
  169. broadness
    the property of being wide; having great width
  170. broken
    physically and forcibly separated into pieces or cracked or split
  171. browse
    feed as in a meadow or pasture
  172. budget
    a summary of intended expenditures
  173. budget cut
    the act of reducing budgeted expenditures
  174. build on
    be based on; of theories and claims, for example
  175. bulletin board
    a board that hangs on a wall; displays announcements
  176. business district
    the central area or commercial center of a town or city
  177. business loan
    a bank loan granted for the use of a business
  178. bylaw
    a rule adopted by an organization
  179. calculate
    make a mathematical computation
  180. calculated
    carefully thought out in advance
  181. call on
    have recourse to or make an appeal or request for help or information to
  182. cancel
    declare null and void
  183. cancellation
    the act of cancelling; calling off some arrangement
  184. candidate
    someone who is considered for something
  185. capability
    the quality of being able to do something
  186. car rental
    a rented car
  187. carefully
    taking care or paying attention
  188. carpentry
    the craft of a carpenter: making things out of wood
  189. carry out
    put in effect
  190. cash flow
    the excess of cash revenues over cash outlays in a give period of time (not including non-cash expenses)
  191. catch up
    learn belatedly; find out about something after it happened
  192. catering
    providing food and services
  193. cathedral
    the principal Christian church building of a diocese
  194. caution
    judiciousness in avoiding harm or danger
  195. ceiling
    the overhead upper surface of a covered space
  196. celebrate
    have a festivity
  197. ceramic
    an artifact made of clay baked at a high temperature
  198. certain
    established beyond doubt or question; definitely known
  199. certainly
    definitely or positively
  200. challenging
    requiring full use of your abilities or resources
  201. characteristic
    typical or distinctive
  202. charge
    assign a duty, responsibility or obligation to
  203. charm
    attractiveness that interests or pleases or stimulates
  204. chief executive officer
    the corporate executive responsible for the operations of the firm; reports to a board of directors; may appoint other managers (including a president)
  205. chore
    a specific piece of work required to be done
  206. chronicle
    a record or narrative description of past events
  207. chronological
    relating to or arranged according to the order of time
  208. circulation
    the movement of blood through the heart and blood vessels
  209. cite
    make reference to
  210. city council
    a group of people who govern an urban area or town
  211. cityscape
    painting depicting a city or urban area
  212. claim
    assert or affirm strongly
  213. clarification
    the act of removing solid particles from a liquid
  214. clay
    water-soaked soil; soft, wet earth
  215. clear
    readily apparent to the mind
  216. clearly
    without doubt or question
  217. clerk
    an employee who performs office work
  218. client
    someone who pays for goods or services
  219. clientele
    customers collectively
  220. close
    at or within a short distance in space or time
  221. closely
    in a close relation or position in time or space
  222. closure
    termination of operations
  223. coaching
    the job of a professional coach
  224. coating
    a thin layer covering something
  225. code
    a set of rules or principles or laws
  226. colleague
    an associate that one works with
  227. collect
    gather
  228. collection
    the act of gathering something together
  229. collector
    a person who collects things
  230. come along
    come into being or existence, or appear on the scene
  231. come by
    obtain, especially accidentally
  232. comfort zone
    the temperature range (between 28 and 30 degrees Centigrade) at which the naked human body is able to maintain a heat balance without shivering or sweating
  233. comforter
    commiserates with someone who has had misfortune
  234. commendable
    worthy of high praise
  235. comment
    a statement that expresses a personal opinion
  236. commercial
    connected with or engaged in the exchange of goods
  237. commission
    the act of granting authority to undertake certain functions
  238. commitment
    the act of binding yourself to a course of action
  239. committee
    a special group delegated to consider some matter
  240. communicate
    transfer to another
  241. commute
    a regular journey to and from your place of work
  242. compelling
    capable of arousing and holding the attention
  243. competent
    properly or sufficiently qualified, capable, or efficient
  244. competition
    the act of contending with others for rewards or resources
  245. competitive
    involving rivalry over something
  246. competitor
    the contestant you hope to defeat
  247. complain
    express discontent, displeasure, or unhappiness
  248. complaint
    an expression of grievance or resentment
  249. complete
    having all necessary qualities
  250. completed
    successfully completed or brought to an end
  251. completely
    with everything necessary
  252. completion
    a concluding action
  253. complicated
    difficult to analyze or understand
  254. compliment
    a remark expressing praise and admiration
  255. complimentary
    expressing praise and admiration
  256. comply
    act in accordance with someone's rules, commands, or wishes
  257. composition
    the way in which someone or something is put together
  258. compound
    a whole formed by a union of two or more elements or parts
  259. comprehensive
    including all or everything
  260. computerize
    provide with computers
  261. concern
    something that interests you because it is important
  262. concerned
    feeling or showing worry about something
  263. concisely
    in a few words
  264. conduct
    the way a person behaves toward other people
  265. confection
    a food rich in sugar
  266. confectioner
    someone who makes candies and other sweets
  267. conference
    a prearranged meeting for consultation or discussion
  268. conference call
    a telephone call in which more than two people participate
  269. confidence
    belief in yourself and your abilities
  270. confident
    having or marked by assurance
  271. confirm
    strengthen
  272. confirmation
    information that verifies
  273. connect
    fasten or put together two or more pieces
  274. consent
    give an affirmative reply to; respond favorably to
  275. conservancy
    the official conservation of trees and soil and rivers etc.
  276. conserve
    keep in safety and protect from harm, loss, or destruction
  277. consider
    think about carefully; weigh
  278. considerably
    to a great extent or degree
  279. consistency
    uniformity or stability in arrangement, behavior, or quality
  280. consistent
    the same throughout in structure or composition
  281. constant
    uninterrupted in time and indefinitely long continuing
  282. construct
    make by combining materials and parts
  283. construction
    the act of building something
  284. construction industry
    an industry that builds housing
  285. constructive
    tending to improve or promote development
  286. consult
    seek information from
  287. consumer
    a person who uses goods or services
  288. contact
    the act of touching physically
  289. contain
    hold or have within
  290. contained
    gotten under control
  291. container
    any object that can be used to hold things
  292. contemporary
    occurring in the same period of time
  293. content
    satisfied or showing satisfaction with things as they are
  294. contract
    a binding agreement that is enforceable by law
  295. contractor
    someone who is hired to build things
  296. contribute
    give, provide, or supply something
  297. contribution
    a voluntary gift made to some worthwhile cause
  298. convenience food
    any packaged dish or food that can be prepared quickly and easily as by thawing or heating
  299. convenient
    suited to your comfort or purpose or needs
  300. conversely
    with the terms of the relation reversed
  301. convince
    make realize the truth or validity of something
  302. convincing
    causing one to believe the truth of something
  303. cool off
    become quiet or calm, especially after a state of agitation
  304. cooperation
    the practice of working together on a common enterprise
  305. coordinate
    of equal importance, rank, or degree
  306. coordinator
    someone whose task is to see that work goes harmoniously
  307. corporate
    of or belonging to a business firm
  308. corporation
    a business firm recognized by law as a single body
  309. correct
    free from error; especially conforming to fact or truth
  310. correspondence
    an attribute of a shape or relation
  311. corresponding
    similar especially in position or purpose
  312. cost-effective
    productive relative to the cost
  313. costly
    having a high price
  314. couch
    an upholstered seat for more than one person
  315. council
    a body serving in an administrative capacity
  316. count on
    judge to be probable
  317. countertop
    the top side of a counter
  318. course
    a connected series of events or actions or developments
  319. cover
    provide with a covering or cause to be covered
  320. cover letter
    a letter sent along with other documents to provide additional information
  321. crash
    break violently or noisily
  322. craving
    an intense desire for some particular thing
  323. creative
    having the ability or power to invent or make something
  324. creativity
    the ability to bring something into existence
  325. credit
    an estimate of ability to fulfill financial commitments
  326. credit analyst
    an analyst who studies the financial statements and financial history of applicants for credit in order to evaluate their creditworthiness
  327. crew member
    a member of a flight crew
  328. critic
    a person engaged in the analysis and interpretation of art
  329. crop
    a cultivated plant that is grown commercially
  330. croquet
    a game in which players hit a ball through a series of hoops
  331. crossing
    a point where two lines (paths or arcs etc.) intersect
  332. crowd
    a large number of things or people considered together
  333. crucial
    of extreme importance; vital to the resolution of a crisis
  334. crystal clear
    transmitting light; able to be seen through with clarity
  335. cuisine
    the manner of preparing food or the food so prepared
  336. current
    occurring in or belonging to the present time
  337. currently
    at this time or period
  338. customer
    someone who pays for goods or services
  339. customize
    make to specifications
  340. cutting board
    a wooden board where meats or vegetables can be cut
  341. cutting-edge
    in accord with the most fashionable ideas or style
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