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This list has 600 TOEFL words with hard level. The list is initially from an EFL student help web page of IOWA S. Univ., is for academic students who are already in USA. Basically, this is a difficult word list for TOEFL reading test. If you want to have a good score in reading test, or to improve your reading skill, you may challenge this word list. AS we said, this list itself is from internet. But tutors of www.examword.com revised some definitions, added synonyms and extra definitions in 20 languages. The new contents appended to the list will help TOEFL test takers to master word meaning in unambiguous and precise, so that they can understand these words correctly and quickly in reading test. This is why we recommend high score hunters take this list as part of preparation for TOEFL reading test.


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apprise: Read
/ə'praɪz/ v. Syn. inform
inform; give notice to; make aware

approbation: Read
/æprə'beɪʃ(ə)n/ n. Syn. approval
expression of warm approval; praise

apt: Read
/æpt/ a. Syn. appropriate; suitable
likely; exactly suitable; appropriate; quick to learn or understand

aptitude: Read
/'æptɪtju:d/;/'æptɪtud/ n. Syn. intelligence; talent
inherent ability; quickness in learning and understanding

arbiter: Read
/'ɑrbɪtə(r)/ n. Syn. judge
person with power to decide a dispute; judge

archetype: Read
/'ɑrkɪtaɪp/ n. Syn. prototype
prototype; original model or type after which other similar things are patterned

arid: Read
/'ærɪd/ a. Syn. dry; barren
dry; lacking moisture, especially having insufficient rainfall to support trees or plants

aristocracy: Read
/ærɪs'tɒkrəsɪ/ n.
hereditary nobility; privileged class

articulate: Read
/ɑr'tɪkjʊlət/ a. Syn. effective; distinct
expressing oneself easily in clear and effective language

ascetic: Read
/ə'sɛtɪk/ a. Syn. austere; severe
leading a life of self-discipline and self-denial; austere

assiduous: Read
/ə'sɪdjʊəs/;/ə'sɪdʒʊəs/ a. Syn. diligent; persistent
constant in application or attention; diligent; unceasing or persistent

asylum: Read
/ə'saɪləm/ n. Syn. protection
place of refuge or shelter; protection

atheist: Read
/'eɪθiɪst/ n. Syn. nonbeliever
nonbeliever; one who denies the existence of god

attribute: Read
/ə'trɪbju:t/ n. Syn. trait
essential quality; reputation; honor

augment: Read
/ɔ:g'mɛnt/ v. Syn. increase
make greater, as in size, extent, or quantity

auspicious: Read
/ɔ:'spɪʃəs/ a. Syn. propitious
attended by favorable circumstances; marked by success; prosperous

authentic: Read
/ɜr'θɛntɪk/ a. Syn. genuine; real; valid; trustworthy
not counterfeit or copied; valid; trustworthy

autocratic: Read
/ɔtə'krætɪk/ a. Syn. dictatorial
having absolute, unchecked power; dictatorial

avarice: Read
/'ævərɪs/ n.
greediness for wealth; insatiable desire of gain

awry: Read
/ə'raɪ/ ad. Syn. distorted; crooked ; askew; amiss
in a position that is turned toward one side; away from correct course

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abstemious  Read
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sparing or moderation in eating and drinking; temperate
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tending to depart from main point or cover a wide range of subjects
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failing in duty; offending by neglect of duty.
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give sanction or support to; tolerate or approve
acrimonious  Read
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expression of warm approval; praise
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failing in duty; offending by neglect of duty.
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take into custody; arrest a criminal; grasp mentally; perceive
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bitter and sharp in language, tone, or manner
allude  Read
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refer casually or indirectly, or by suggestion
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warn; counsel someone against something to be avoided
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decrease fullness of; use up or empty out
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spacious and comfortable; fit; proper; convenient
analogy  Read
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stubbornly adhering to insufficiently proven beliefs; inflexible, rigid
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spacious and comfortable; fit; proper; convenient
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not counterfeit or copied; valid; trustworthy
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similarity in some respects; comparison based on similarity
approbation  Read
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portray; depict; draw or trace outline of; sketch out
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expression of warm approval; praise
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move faster; cause to develop or progress more quickly; occur sooner than expected
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lacking stimulating or mild; agreeable
articulate  Read
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intense state of fear or dismay; astonishment combined with terror
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expressing oneself easily in clear and effective language
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warn; counsel someone against something to be avoided
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flattery; speech or action expressive of affection or kindness, and tending to win the heart
baton  Read
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refer casually or indirectly, or by suggestion
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having been shortened; effectively cut short; rudely brief or abrupt, as in speech or manner
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confuse; frustrate by throwing into disorder; embarrass
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staff or truncheon for various purposes, as one of a conductor in musical performances, one transferred by runners in a relay race
cantankerous  Read
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express disapproval of; protest against; belittle
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ill humored; irritable; marked by ill-tempered contradiction or opposition; ugly; malicious
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flattery; speech or action expressive of affection or kindness, and tending to win the heart
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similarity in some respects; comparison based on similarity
chicanery  Read
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move faster; cause to develop or progress more quickly; occur sooner than expected
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fantastic; violently contrasting; strangely unconventional in style or appearance
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mean or unfair artifice to obscure truth; deception by trickery or sophistry
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shrink or recoil, as in fear, disgust or embarrassment; bend or crouch with base humility
compensation  Read
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something given or received as payment as for a service or loss or injury
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express disapproval of; protest against; belittle
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confuse; frustrate by throwing into disorder; embarrass
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warn; counsel someone against something to be avoided
 TOEFL Words with Synonyms - SpellMore Exercises Show Exercise 
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/æb'sti:mɪəs/ a. Syn. temperate
sparing or moderation in eating and drinking; temperate


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/ædmɒ'nɪʃ(ə)n/ n. Syn. warning
gentle or friendly reproof; cautionary advice or warning


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/əd'vɜrsɪtɪ/ n. Syn. poverty; misfortune
state of misfortune, hardship, or affliction; misfortune


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/ə'lækrɪtɪ/ n.
cheerful promptness or willingness; eagerness; speed or quickness


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/ə'lu:d/ v. Syn. imply; refer
refer casually or indirectly, or by suggestion


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/ə'praɪz/ v. Syn. inform
inform; give notice to; make aware


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/'bæntə(r)/ n.
good-humored, playful conversation


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/'baɪəs(ɪ)d/ a. Syn. slanted; prejudiced
favoring one person or side over another; prejudiced


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/koʊ'ɛrfɛn/ n.
use of force to get someone to obey


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/kən'dʒi:nɪəl/ a. Syn. compatible
compatible


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