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TOEFL Vocabulary: Basic Level
antiseptic     Speak
 
(1)
n.  
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road or path affording passage; line or route along which something moves
substance that prevents infection; substance that restricts the growth of disease-causing microorganisms
scarcity; smallness of number; fewness
waste pipe that carries away sewage or surface water; someone who sews
talk without exchanging too much information; informal conversation
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ascent     Speak
 
(2)
n.  
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substance that prevents infection; substance that restricts the growth of disease-causing microorganisms
state of being absent; state of being away
upward slope or grade; movement upward
bad fortune or ill luck; bad luck
the shorter of two telegraphic signals used in Morse code; very small circular shape
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characteristic     Speak
 
(3)
n.  
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state of disorder involving group violence; rebellion
state of being alone; seclusion; lonely or secluded place
something added to food primarily for the savor it imparts
swamp; bog; low lying wet land with grassy vegetation
feature that helps to identify, tell apart, or describe recognizably; a distinguishing mark or trait
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considerate     Speak
 
(4)
a.  
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special; characteristic; unusual; odd; bizarre
trivial; of little substance; involving a surface only
suggestive; implying; serving to indicate
unbound; untied; not attached, fastened, fixed, or confined
thoughtful; marked by consideration or reflection; deliberate
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deference     Speak
 
(5)
n.  
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strong feeling or emotion ; fervor
rock consisting chiefly of calcium carbonate or carbonate of lime
small and economical car; small cosmetics case
willingness to carry out the wishes of others; great respect
critical review or commentary, especially one dealing with works of art or literature
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distance     Speak
 
(6)
n.  
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writing that is not fictional
weak-stemmed plant that derives support from climbing
something useful; public service
space between two objects; length of a line, especially the shortest line joining two points or things that are separate
treasure of unknown ownership found hidden
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fashionable     Speak
 
(7)
a.  
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tree-dwelling; treelike; living in trees
tending to discourage; prohibiting; forbidding
showing a natural gift for something
not wanting to take some action; averse
conforming to the current style; being or in accordance with current fashion
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flake     Speak
 
(8)
n.  
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stage for drying fish; rack for storing
state of being public; information to attract public notice
unexpected acceleration or hastening; the quantity of water falling to earth
secession; retreat or retirement
system that provides quantitative information about finances
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hesitant     Speak
 
(9)
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without any clear results or proof
reluctant, irresolute; tending to wait, or proceed with caution or reservation
sound as if echoing in a empty space; void; vain; not solid; having a space or gap or cavity
wise or keen; shrewd; with sharp intelligence
widespread; far-reaching; wide
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insist     Speak
 
(10)
v.  
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tolerate; carry on through, despite hardships
take off; leave; set out
stand or rest; find support; take a stand and refuse to give way; be persistent
write; create; make or create by putting together parts or elements
stop; terminate before completion; terminate a pregnancy
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methodically     Speak
 
(11)
ad.  
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systematically; according to a method; with method or order
resistant to; free or exempt from; not subject to
tame; accustomed to home life
serving as model; outstanding; typical
with reverence; in a reverent manner; in respectful regard
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moderate     Speak
 
(12)
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temperate; gentle; mild; make less fast or intense ; preside over
tending or serving to sudden outburst; sudden and loud
now and then; from time to time; infrequently; irregularly
thinly; in a scattered or sparse manner; scantily; widely apart, as regards population
with honesty; rightfully; fairly
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pauper     Speak
 
(13)
n.  
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smoke or odor produced by the burning of such a substance; pleasant smell
row of houses built in a similar style; level shelf of land with steep slopes
very poor person; one living on or eligible for public charity
greater number or part; a number more than half of the total
state of being confined; restraint within limits; any restraint of liberty by force
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ravel     Speak
 
(14)
v.  
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state clearly; make known formally or officially
write; create; make or create by putting together parts or elements
shield away from; prevent
widen; grow broad or broader
separate the fibers or threads of; clarify by separating the aspects of
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refurbish     Speak
 
(15)
v.  
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stir up; urge; goad to action; incite
mold or carve in relief; decorate with or as if with a raised design
stop; impede; shut out from view
throw with great force; cast; toss
renovate; make bright by polishing
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secret     Speak
 
(16)
n.  
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shine, polish or sparkle; soft reflected light
something studiously concealed; a thing kept from general knowledge
transmission of heat or electricity or sound
system of methods followed in a particular discipline
small instrument with four strings, played with a bow; a fiddle
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stagger     Speak
 
(17)
v.  
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suggest; bestow commendation on; represent favorably
ruin; lay waste; destroy; make desolate
separate the fibers or threads of; clarify by separating the aspects of
sway; walk as if unable to control one's movements
spread out; effuse; issue or emerge in rays or waves
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terrace     Speak
 
(18)
n.  
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row of houses built in a similar style; level shelf of land with steep slopes
the shorter of two telegraphic signals used in Morse code; very small circular shape
sudden mass fear and anxiety
sickness; illness; affliction
single seed of certain plants, as wheat; grain; small, hard particle
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uncover     Speak
 
(19)
v.  
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remove the cover from; expose; disclose
settle down; sink to a lower level or form depression; wear off or die down
unite closely or intimately; join together by heating
live as a resident; exist in a given place or state
remember; call back; cause to be returned
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uphold     Speak
 
(20)
v.  
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state, tell about, or make known in advance, especially on the basis of special knowledge
work or act together toward a common end or purpose
run or ride at a steady slow trot; give a push or shake to
treat with fumes; apply smoke to; expose to smoke or vapor, especially to disinfect or eradicate pests
support; preserve; hold aloft; raise
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