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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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bane: Read
/beɪn/ n. Syn. curse
something causes misery or death; curse; fatal injury or ruin

baton: Read
/'bæt(ə)n/;/bə'tɒn/ n.
staff or truncheon for various purposes, as one of a conductor in musical performances, one transferred by runners in a relay race

bellicose: Read
/'bɛlɪkoʊs/ a. Syn. warlike; belligerent
warlike or hostile in manner or temperament; showing or having impulse to be combative

besmirch: Read
/bɪ'smɜrtʃ/ v.
soil, smear so as to make dirty or stained

bizarre: Read
/bɪ'zɑr(r)/ a. Syn. fantastic
fantastic; violently contrasting; strangely unconventional in style or appearance

blandishment: Read
/'blændɪʃmənt/ n. Syn. flattery
flattery; speech or action expressive of affection or kindness, and tending to win the heart

blight: Read
/blaɪt/ v.
blast; prevent the growth and fertility of; destroy the happiness of; ruin; frustrate

bombastic: Read
/bɒm'bæstɪk/ a. Syn. pompous
pompous; using inflated language; high-sounding but with little meaning

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abstemious  Read
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predicament; state of uncertainty or between equally unfavorable options
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comparable; similar or alike
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sparing or moderation in eating and drinking; temperate
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mean or unfair artifice to obscure truth; deception by trickery or sophistry
acrimonious  Read
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feeling or showing a lack of interest or concern; indifferent
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sparing or moderation in eating and drinking; temperate
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sad; cheerless; gloomy; hopeless or not expecting
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bitter and sharp in language, tone, or manner
alacrity  Read
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bitter and sharp in language, tone, or manner
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partnership; league; state of being combined into one body
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criticize severely; punish; revise or make corrections to publication
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cheerful promptness or willingness; eagerness; speed or quickness
analogous  Read
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comparable; similar or alike
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having an abundant supply of money or possessions of value
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modest and reserved in manner or behavior
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stubbornly adhering to insufficiently proven beliefs; inflexible, rigid
anonymous  Read
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lasting for long period; marked by frequent recurrence, as certain diseases
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act of sending off something; property of being prompt and efficient; message usually sent in haste
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making assaults; unjustly attacking; combative; hostile; tending to spread quickly
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having no name; having unknown or unacknowledged name
aristocracy  Read
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mark with deformity; injure or impair, as anything which is excellent; make defective, either the body or mind
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hereditary nobility; privileged class
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fundamentally distinct or different in kind; entirely dissimilar
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departing from correct or accepted way; misleading; not straightforward
blemish  Read
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mark with deformity; injure or impair, as anything which is excellent; make defective, either the body or mind
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cause to become unfriendly or hostile; transfer property or ownership; isolate or dissociate emotionally
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fickle; impulsive and unpredictable; apt to change opinions suddenly
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one who makes a practice of amusing others by low tricks, antic gestures; droll; mimic; clown
castigate  Read
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criticize severely; punish; revise or make corrections to publication
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having an abundant supply of money or possessions of value
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erase; strike out; remove or make invisible
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cheerful promptness or willingness; eagerness; speed or quickness
consternation  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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stubbornly adhering to insufficiently proven beliefs; inflexible, rigid
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something causes misery or death; curse; fatal injury or ruin
corpulent  Read
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erase; strike out; remove or make invisible
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one who makes a practice of amusing others by low tricks, antic gestures; droll; mimic; clown
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very fat; large in body; overweight
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predicament; state of uncertainty or between equally unfavorable options
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/ək'sɛləreɪt/ v. Syn. speed; hasten
move faster; cause to develop or progress more quickly; occur sooner than expected


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


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/ærɪs'tɒkrəsɪ/ n.
hereditary nobility; privileged class


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


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/bɪ'laɪ/ v. Syn. contradict
contradict; give a false impression


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/bʌ'fu:n/ n.
one who makes a practice of amusing others by low tricks, antic gestures; droll; mimic; clown


Spelling Word: buffoon
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/kə'dævərəs/ a. Syn. pale
like corpse; pale; Having appearance or color of dead human body


Spelling Word: cadaverous
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/'krɛdjʊləs/;/'krɛdʒələs/ a.
apt to believe on slight evidence; easily imposed upon; unsuspecting; believed too readily


Spelling Word: credulous
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/'kɜrsərɪ/ a. Syn. casual
casual; brief or broad; not cautious, nor detailed


Spelling Word: cursory
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/kɜrt/ a.
having been shortened; effectively cut short; rudely brief or abrupt, as in speech or manner


Spelling Word: curt