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Take the 40-Word Challenge to Test Your Vocab Skills!

Jun 27, 2017

Studying for the TOEFL® test can be fun! 

Games are a great way to practice and learn new vocabulary words while having a good time. That is why we created the 40-Word Challenge! The challenge tests your knowledge of vocabulary definitions and synonyms using simple sentences and pictures. Join thousands of test takers traveling on their own TOEFL® journey and take the 40-Word Challenge today! 

Here is a sneak peek of five words you will see when you accept the challenge:

1. Optimistic

Part of Speech: Adjective

Meaning: The expectation of a positive outcome

Though it was raining, the girl was optimistic that the sun would come out.

2. Adequate 

Part of Speech: Adjective

Meaning: Satisfying a requirement

His grades were adequate, but the teacher thought he could do better. 

3. Aesthetic

Part of Speech: Noun

Meaning: Relating to beauty

He admired the painting and the artist’s colorful aesthetic.

4. Foliage 

Part of Speech: Noun

Meaning: Leaves of a plant

While exploring the forest, the hikers admired the green foliage of the trees.  

5. Intrepid

Part of Speech: Adjective

Meaning: Fearless

The intrepid explorer came face to face with a lion while on safari.

Ready? Set. Go! Take the 40-Word challenge here and don’t forget to invite your friends to play with you!