Tuesday, August 14, 2012

< V > TOEFL Vocabulary (129)

Impose (verb) 
to force another to accept a burden; to take advantage of unfairly
A speaker may try not to directly impose by asking for a pen. Instead he would rather it
be offered once the teacher realizes he needs one, and you are looking to find one.

Impression (noun) 
an idea or thought derived or prompted by a natural tendency or impulse
The police officer got the impression to stop the car. Little did he know that he would
find more than 50 kilograms in marijuana?

In accordance with (prepositional phrase) 
so as the state of individuals who are in utter agreement
The governor in accordance with the mayor of Los Angeles has decided to increase
taxes on its upper class citizens.

Inability (noun) 
a lack of physical, mental, financial, or legal power to perform
Due to his inability to read fluently, I recommend that he retake his English Literature

Inauguration (noun) 
the act or process of formally admitting a person to membership or office
Angelou wrote and delivered a poem, "On The Pulse of the Morning," at the
inauguration for President Bill Clinton at his request.

Incarcerate (verb) 
relating to one who is imprisoned
Because the U.S. prison population is overwhelmingly male, most incarcerated parents
are fathers. 

Incentive (noun) 
something that causes and encourages a given response
Aluminum has a high market value and continues to provide an economic incentive to

Incessantly (adverb) 
continuing or following without interruption 
In spite of how mad it is, even though the global catch of most species is no longer
growing, the size and number of fishing boats, lines, nets, pots and traps continues to
expand incessantly. 

Incidentally (adverb) 
by chance
Incidentally, these 6,000 languages are not just a huge jumbled collection, but most of
them are related to other languages.

Incline (verb) 
to move from true vertical or horizontal
Although the plane of the Moon's orbit about the Earth is inclined about 50, its equator
is inclined about 6.50, resulting in a 1.50 inclination of the Moon's spin axis to its
orbital plane around the Sun.

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