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TOEFL Vocabulary: Level 1
alert     Speak
 
(1)
n.  
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small opening; means of escape or release; outlet; hole for the escape of gas or air
a short poem of songlike; expressing deep personal emotion
the warning serves; alarm; condition of heightened watchfulness or preparation for action
small branch or division of a branch
small piece of metal, usually flat and circular, authorized by a government for use as money
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assure     Speak
 
(2)
v.  
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strengthen; magnify; increase the contrast of
respire; inhale and exhale air
weave; interweave three or more strands
bring about; arouse; inspire; activate
tell someone confidently that something is true; guarantee; convince
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circular     Speak
 
(3)
a. or ad.  
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very suddenly and noticeably
unrestrained and violent; occurring without restraint
round; shaped like or nearly like a circle
not wanting to take some action; averse
stretch or force to the limit; tight
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conservative     Speak
 
(4)
a. or ad.  
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favoring traditional views and values; tending to oppose change
sparing; economical; costing little; inexpensive
sleeping; not active but capable of becoming active
surpassing others in some good quality or the sum of qualities; of great worth; eminent, in a good sense
unbound; untied; not attached, fastened, fixed, or confined
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cyclone     Speak
 
(5)
n.  
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violent rotating windstorm
small, smooth, flat surface, as on a bone or tooth; side; a smooth surface
theory of numerical calculations
uncertain cognitive state; uncertainty
something that is an indulgence rather than necessity; excessively expensive
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distend     Speak
 
(6)
v.  
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swell out or expand from or as if from internal pressure
stand up against; successfully resist; oppose with force or resolution
unwrap; unfold; remove the contents of
rise; increase in extent or intensity
sever into two or more parts or pieces; separate into parts; cause to be separate
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exposure     Speak
 
(7)
n.  
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a vocabulary of technical terms used in a particular field, subject, science, or art
risk, particularly of being exposed to disease; unmasking; an act of laying something open
a tendency to keep together
a vessel in which substances are crushed or ground with a pestle; machine in which materials are ground and blended
a row of houses built in a similar style; a level shelf of land with steep slopes
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galvanize     Speak
 
(8)
v.  
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retain; protect from loss or harm; preserve; use carefully or sparingly, avoiding waste
take off; leave; set out
blend; fuse; merge
stimulate by shock; stir up; spur to action
stop; impede; shut out from view
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impractical     Speak
 
(9)
a. or ad.  
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unfriendly; showing the disposition of an enemy
sad; gloomy; low in spirits; dejected
unwise to implement or maintain in practice; theoretical
dull with sleepiness; showing lack of attention
slight; be difficult to detect or grasp by the mind
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jelly     Speak
 
(10)
n.  
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a substance having the consistency of semi-solid foods
wasting away; decrease in size; reduction in the functionality of an organ caused by disease
a workplace where metal is worked by heating and hammering
critical review or commentary, especially one dealing with works of art or literature
seasoning; something used to give relish to food; something used to enhance the flavor of food, like salt or pepper
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load     Speak
 
(11)
n.  
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a structure that provides privacy and protection from danger
trees usually having narrow leaves
burden; something  which is laid on or put in anything for conveyance
rumor; malicious report about other people; light informal conversation for social occasions
way or opening for entrance or exit place; passage by which a place may be reached; broad street
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ordeal     Speak
 
(12)
n.  
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service, space, and equipment provided for a particular purpose
severe trial; a form of trial to determine guilt or innocence; a difficult or painful experience
something that completes or makes up a whole or brings to perfection
state of being lower than or not as good as
tier; a relatively thin sheetlike expanse or region lying over or under another
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philology     Speak
 
(13)
n.  
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a stage for drying fish; a rack for storing
study of language; investigation of language and its literature
timber sawed into boards, planks, or other structural members of standard or specified length
token that postal fee has been paid; charge for mailing something
waste matter; drainage; waste pipe that carries away sewage or surface water
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prairie     Speak
 
(14)
n.  
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treeless grassy plain; extensive area of flat or rolling
unmarried men; the first or lowest academic degree conferred by universities and colleges
the waste matter that contaminates the water or air, or soil
a stage for drying fish; a rack for storing
volume; something contained; material, including text and images
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revere     Speak
 
(15)
v.  
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unite closely or intimately; join together by heating
permit to enter; receive; provide the right or a means of entrance to
remove from the husk; separate kernels from cob; defeat decisively; hit the pitches of hard and regularly
weaken the consistency; purify or refine; lessen the density
worship; regard with feelings of respect or honor
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shipment     Speak
 
(16)
n.  
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usually large pulpy deep-yellow round fruit of the squash family
sending of cargo; an act of sending off something
small opening; means of escape or release; outlet; hole for the escape of gas or air
state of violent agitation; eddying motion; an unstable flow of a liquid or gas; violent disturbance and disorder
situation; condition; detail accompanying or surrounding an event
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spangle     Speak
 
(17)
n.  
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small metallic piece sewn to clothing for ornamentation
represent;  advantage, benefit, the interest of someone
a trait of being well behaved; an act of punishing; a system of rules of conduct or method of practice
shortening something by omitting parts of it
a substance used to color materials
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synonym     Speak
 
(18)
n.  
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thin, smooth, shiny coating; glassy film, as one over the eyes
a sheltered port where ships can take on or discharge cargo
unjust act; the practice of being unjust or unfair
two words that can be interchanged in a context
ruler or tape that is three feet long; measure or standard used for comparison
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uniformity     Speak
 
(19)
n.  
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small toy with a human figure, normally for little children
a sheltered port where ships can take on or discharge cargo
sameness or consistency; freedom from variation or difference
a small group of persons secretly united to promote their own interests
transport commercially as cargo; load with goods; goods carried by a large vehicle
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venue     Speak
 
(20)
n.  
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a shallow area in a waterway; break in friendly relations; narrow fissure in a rock
very poor person; one living on or eligible for public charity
scene of any event or action; locality where a crime is committed, or a cause of action occurs
thrift; prudent economy; sparing use
search without warning; surprise attack by a small armed force
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