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TOEFL Vocabulary: Basic Level
abrasive     Speak
 
(1)
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sad; gloomy; low in spirits; dejected
rubbing away; tending to grind down
showing a high degree of refinement
slight; be difficult to detect or grasp by the mind
extremely bad; terrible; dreadful
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arsenal     Speak
 
(2)
n.  
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withdrawal; retreat; time of low economic activity
surviving remnant; something left after loss or decay; object kept for its association with the past
shopping center; public area set aside as a pedestrian walk
storage place for military equipment; stock of weapons
trees having usually narrow leaves
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bud     Speak
 
(3)
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one that is not yet fully developed; sprout
sudden jerking, as from a heavy blow; sudden, strong feeling of surprise or disappointment
someone who operates an aircraft
state of mental or physical inactivity or insensibility; sluggishness; dormancy
three-dimensional shape with six square or rectangular sides; cubicle, used for work or study
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consult     Speak
 
(4)
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seek advice or information of; take into account; consider
shake, quiver; move or swing from side to side regularly
indicate; signify directly; refer to specifically
remove a part from the whole
upset; throw into confusion or disorder
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crippling     Speak
 
(5)
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selling of goods to consumers
stately; royal; relating to a monarch
causing someone to be physically disabled, especially unable to walk; causing severe damage or problems
submarine; beneath the surface of the water
used for feeling; relating to sense of touch; perceptible to the sense of touch; tangible
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diversification     Speak
 
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n.  
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variation; act of changing forms or qualities
system formed by the interaction of a community of organisms with their physical environment
search without warning; surprise attack by a small armed force
trees having usually narrow leaves
tall pot in which coffee is brewed
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exalted     Speak
 
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supersonic; higher in frequency than the range of sound perceptible to the human ear
used of armor; covered with scales, or scale like structures, as fish or reptile
superior; elevated in rank, character, or status; of high moral or intellectual value
thrifty; saving; using the minimum of time or resources necessary for effectiveness
unjust; contrary to laws or conventions, especially in commerce
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flabby     Speak
 
(8)
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widespread; widely or commonly occurring, existing, accepted
remaining as a residue; surplus
sharp-cornered; consisting of an angle or angles; stiff in manner
weak; lacking firmness
serving to instruct of enlighten or inform; enlightening
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implement     Speak
 
(9)
n.  
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woolen thread; thread of other material, as of cotton or silk; material spun and prepared for use in weaving
settle down or stay; sit, as on a branch; perch on which domestic fowl rest or sleep
thickness; quantity of something per unit measure, especially per unit length, area, or volume
tool or instrument used in doing work; put into practical effect
something that is an indulgence rather than necessity; excessively expensive
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instruct     Speak
 
(10)
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whip; strike; defeat; hit repeatedly
shield away from; prevent
live as a resident; exist in a given place or state
teach; make aware of
reprocess; use again after processing
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match     Speak
 
(11)
n.  
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terror; fear; intense dislike
something that resembles or harmonizes with
state of being absent; state of being away
one that is not yet fully developed; sprout
section or quantity within a larger thing; a part of a whole
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occasionally     Speak
 
(12)
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tiny; extremely precise with great attention to details; of or relating to or used in microscopy
suggestive; implying; serving to indicate
now and then; from time to time; infrequently; irregularly
unhurried; slow; taking abundant time
stimulating or exalting to the spirit
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pants     Speak
 
(13)
n.  
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small section of filmed or filed material
snowstorm; storm
review; look back upon; remember
trousers; underwear; garment extending from waist to knee or ankle
small opening; means of escape or release; outlet; hole for the escape of gas or air
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ragged     Speak
 
(14)
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spoken; unwritten; relating to the mouth
lacking responsiveness or alertness; intellectually weak or obtuse
torn; worn; having an irregular surface or edge; uneven or jagged in outline
surprising; shocking
unequal; unbalanced; too much or too little in relation to something else
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relentless     Speak
 
(15)
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steeply; changing suddenly in direction and degree; acutely
under, or lower in place; beneath not so high; inferior to in rank; unworthy of
submarine; beneath the surface of the water
unavoidably; in a manner that is impossible to avoid or prevent
unmoved by appeals for sympathy or forgiveness; insensible to distresses of others; unyielding
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seamount     Speak
 
(16)
n.  
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tact; politics; negotiation between nations
profession or occupation; individual’s work and life roles over their lifespan
underwater mountain rising above the ocean floor
short thin stick of wood used in making matches
state of being preoccupied; absorption of the attention or intellect
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shrivel     Speak
 
(17)
v.  
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save money or resource; cut back; be thrifty
upset; bother; trouble emotionally or mentally; put out of order; disarrange
turn down; refuse to accept; dismiss from consideration
release; cause the ruin or downfall of; cancel or reverse an action
wither; decrease in size; become or make shrunken and wrinkled, often by drying
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subsistence     Speak
 
(18)
n.  
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slice of meat, typically beef, usually cut thick
something that has real or substantial existence; means of support or maintain life
rhythmic rise and fall of words or sounds; beat
rolling, treeless plain in Siberia and arctic North America
tradition; practice followed by people of a particular group or region
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twist     Speak
 
(19)
v.  
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substitute; put in the place of another; switch seemingly equivalent items
separate the fibers or threads of; clarify by separating the aspects of
save money or resource; cut back; be thrifty
turn aside, especially from main subject in writing or speaking
turn in the opposite direction; form into a spiral shape
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wring     Speak
 
(20)
v.  
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retire from military service
stir up; urge; goad to action; incite
twist; squeeze; compress, especially so as to extract liquid
stress; underscore; utter or pronounce with a particular stress of voice
restore to proper condition; help to re-adapt, as to former state of health or good repute
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