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 Test Questions
TOEFL Vocabulary: Level 1
alliteration     Speak
 
(1)
n.  
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submersible warship; move forward or under in a sliding motion; underwater
repetition of a beginning sound in poetry
rescuing from error and returning to a rightful course
two crossed bones used as a symbol of danger or death
study of myths; a collection of myths
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assumption     Speak
 
(2)
n.  
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wood; lumber; trees, or wooded land considered as a source of wood
ruler or tape that is three feet long; measure or standard used for comparison
something taken for accepted as true without proof; taking over or taking possession of
sport in which two competitors attempt to throw or immobilize each other by grappling
physical or mental weariness; exhaustion
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collaborate     Speak
 
(3)
v.  
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travel with; be associated with
soak, fill, or load to capacity; cause to unite with the greatest possible amount of another substance
swing; move back and forth or sideways; win approval or support for; convince
work together, especially in a joint intellectual effort
say, state, or perform again; repeat
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complicated     Speak
 
(4)
a. or ad.  
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stationary; incapable of moving or of being moved
reluctant; disinclined; turned away or backward; unwilling
unforgettable; worthy of being remembered; very important or remarkable
difficult to analyze or understand
very thin or transparent; very steep; absolute or pure
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desalination     Speak
 
(5)
n.  
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way; a footway; course or track; route
a substance used as coloring; dry coloring matter
time sequence; an arrangement of events in time
removal of salt; a process of removing salt from seawater to make drinking water
slender-bodied non-stinging insect
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dwell     Speak
 
(6)
v.  
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stop; terminate before completion; terminate a pregnancy
rise and fall in or as if in waves; shift; vary irregularly
wear out completely; tire; drain of resources or properties; deplete; use up completely
live as a resident; exist in a given place or state
set apart; distinguish; perceive or show the difference in or between
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fertile     Speak
 
(7)
a. or ad.  
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having little width in proportion to height or length; long and thin
rich; fruitful; inventive; creative; intellectually productive
similar; in the same manner or to the same degree
stimulating or exalting to the spirit
stationary; incapable of moving or of being moved
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glazed     Speak
 
(8)
a. or ad.  
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violent; not restrained or controlled
treated against rusting; resistant to rust, oxidation, and corrosion
made from sediment left by the action of water, ice, or wind
having a shiny surface or coating; lacking liveliness, used of eyes; fitted or covered with glass
unaffected; incapable of being affected
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harness     Speak
 
(9)
n.  
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a wild plant growing where it is not wanted
stable gear consisting of an arrangement to an animal so that it can be attached to and pull a cart
thrift; prudent economy; sparing use
any object that can be used to hold things
tied; held; committed; limit; constraint; leap; jump
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issue     Speak
 
(10)
n.  
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subject; topic; problem; edition; publication; release; publish
remains of something that has been destroyed or broken up
teaching; the art of education; the science of teaching
social science that studies origins and social relationships of human beings
something given or received as payment as for a service or loss or injury
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laundry     Speak
 
(11)
n.  
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study of how objects move through the air or water
sending of cargo; an act of sending off something
a specialist who studies processes in the earth's atmosphere that cause weather conditions
washing; a workplace where clothes are washed and ironed
act of designating or identifying something; condition of having your identity established
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obsession     Speak
 
(12)
n.  
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compulsive, often unreasonable idea or emotion
strain; pass liquid or gas through a device that blocks some matter by a particular criterion
a substance that causes loss of sensation; producing temporary loss or impairment of feeling
study of myths; a collection of myths
a common, coarse-grained, light-colored, hard igneous rock consisting chiefly of quartz; unyielding endurance
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polarize     Speak
 
(13)
v.  
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show clearly and deliberately; manifest; confirm; prove
weave; interweave three or more strands
tolerate; carry on through, despite hardships
upset; throw into confusion or disorder
split into opposite extremes or camps
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rayon     Speak
 
(14)
n.  
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writing that is not fictional
synthetic silk-like fabric
state of being present; current existence
group of organisms within a species; tension; pressure
summit; apex; maximum; prime
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reiterate     Speak
 
(15)
v.  
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say, state, or perform again or repeatedly
split into opposite extremes or camps
soak, fill, or load to capacity; cause to unite with the greatest possible amount of another substance
stand or rest; find support; take a stand and refuse to give way; be persistent
work or act together toward a common end or purpose
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scour     Speak
 
(16)
v.  
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support or establish the certainty or validity of; verify
work or act together toward a common end or purpose
turn aside, especially from the main subject in writing or speaking
scrub; clean, polish, or wash by scrubbing vigorously; wear away; search through or over thoroughly
say, state, or perform again; repeat
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skyscraper     Speak
 
(17)
n.  
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small metallic piece sewn to clothing for ornamentation
social science that studies origins and social relationships of human beings
act of acknowledging that someone has an occasion for celebration
someone who flies a balloon
a very tall building with many stories
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tactics     Speak
 
(18)
n.  
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a task that was given to students; job; distribution; appointment
a resident of the suburb; who lives in a suburb
a system that provides quantitative information about finances
sudden mass fear and anxiety
strategy; policy; plan for attaining a particular goal
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trivial     Speak
 
(19)
a. or ad.  
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clumsy or awkward; heavy, slow, and laborious
agreeing with itself; coherent; regular
stretch or force to the limit; tight
worldwide; international; having the shape of a globe
unimportant; of little significance or value; ordinary; commonplace
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witness     Speak
 
(20)
n.  
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a vehicle that can fly, such as an airplane, helicopter, balloon
someone who sees an event and reports what happened; observe; watch
a secret agreement for any illegal purpose; conspiracy
tool or instrument used in doing work; put into practical effect
sleep; state of inactivity or dormancy
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