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TOEFL Vocabulary: Basic Level
abnormal     Speak
 
(1)
a.  
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uncorrupted by civilization; primitive; remaining free from dirt or decay
suitable for or reaching long distances; involving an extended span of time
truly; really; in fact
two-sided; mutual
unusual; not typical; not normal
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association     Speak
 
(2)
n.  
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connection, whether of persons of things; union of persons in a company or society for some particular purpose
a span of one thousand years; a thousandth anniversary
study of artifacts and relics of early mankind
without elevations or depressions; flat; smooth; not rich; simple; without beauty; not handsome
weak-stemmed plant that derives support from climbing
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breathing     Speak
 
(3)
n.  
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desire to know or learn
usually large pulpy deep-yellow round fruit of the squash family
unit of weight equal to 16 ounces
something produces a result; basis for an action or response; a reason
respiration; a single breath
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constrain     Speak
 
(4)
v.  
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engage the services of; put to work; apply
spread out; effuse; issue or emerge in rays or waves
upset; bother; trouble emotionally or mentally; put out of order; disarrange
restrain; keep within close bounds; confine
gather in companies or crowds; coat a surface with dense fibers or particles
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dense     Speak
 
(5)
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tree-dwelling; treelike; living in trees
thick; crowded closely together; compact
unimportant; of little significance or value; ordinary; commonplace
suitable; modest.; honorable; meeting accepted standards
unendurable; so unpleasant, distasteful, or painful as to be intolerable
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dragonfly     Speak
 
(6)
n.  
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stage for drying fish; rack for storing
slender-bodied non-stinging insect
warning serves; alarm; condition of heightened watchfulness or preparation for action
trespasser; someone who intrudes on the privacy or property of another without permission
subject; topic; problem; edition; publication; release; publish
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excitement     Speak
 
(7)
n.  
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swamp; bog; low lying wet land with grassy vegetation
writer for newspapers and magazines
work that a person is expected to do in a specified time
warning device consisting of a horn that generates a loud low tone
state of being emotionally aroused
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grand     Speak
 
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unforgettable; worthy to be remembered; very important or remarkable
having existence only in the imagination; fanciful; visionary
extremely bad; terrible; dreadful
large and impressive in size, scope, or extent
true; real; being, existing, or acting at the present moment; current
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incentive     Speak
 
(9)
n.  
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sweet usually dark purple blackberry-like fruit
conversion of sugar to carbon dioxide and alcohol by yeast; state of being in high activity or commotion
white or colorless vitreous insoluble solid
something, such as the fear of punishment or the expectation of reward
scientist who studies living organisms
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inhabitant     Speak
 
(10)
n.  
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resident; someone or thing who lives in a place
shoulder firearm with a long barrel
secession; retreat or retirement
shallow area in a waterway; break in friendly relations; narrow fissure in rock
ruler or tape that is three feet long; measure or standard used for comparison
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majority     Speak
 
(11)
n.  
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rent; charter; engage for service under a term of contract
wall painting; very large image applied directly to a wall or ceiling.
vacation spot; act of turning to for assistance
greater number or part; a number more than half of the total
wealthy and powerful businessperson or industrialist; magnate
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nonsense     Speak
 
(12)
n.  
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scene of any event or action; locality where a crime is committed or a cause of action occurs
state of refreshing tranquility; act of making less strict
token of remembrance; memento; something of sentimental value
silliness; words or signs having no intelligible meaning
someone who travels regularly from home in a suburb to work in a city
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pigment     Speak
 
(13)
n.  
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small smooth rounded rock
repetition of beginning sound in poetry
theft of another's ideas or writings passed off as original
substance used as coloring; dry coloring matter
soft edible body of such as mollusk
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receptionist     Speak
 
(14)
n.  
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passage from one form or state to another; change
scene; site; place where something is or could be located
building, especially one of imposing appearance or size; a structure that has a roof and walls
secretary whose main duty is to answer the telephone and receive visitors
small part of something intended as representative of the whole
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refraction     Speak
 
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n.  
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society; a group of people living in the same locality and under the same government
union of parts in a whole; a coordinated outfit or costume; a coordinated set of furniture
distant view , especially through an opening, as between buildings or trees; outlook
whitish soft-bodied ant-like social insect that feeds on wood; white ant
turning or bending of any wave, such as light or sound wave, when it passes from one medium into another of different optical density
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secular     Speak
 
(16)
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simultaneous; coincident; occurring or operating at the same time
tending to overthrow; in opposition to civil authority or government
emitting only a small amount of light; lacking in brightness
very great in size, extent, number, or degrees; huge; massive
worldly rather than spiritual; not specifically relating to religion; lasting from century to century
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steep     Speak
 
(17)
v.  
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soak; make thoroughly wet
rise or fall with steady acceleration; move along the path of a spiral or helix
suppose; presume; take on; bear
tie, wrap, or gather together; hurry; hasten; dress oneself warmly
ratify; consider right or good; think or speak favorably of
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terrace     Speak
 
(18)
n.  
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small and economical car; small cosmetics case
row of houses built in a similar style; level shelf of land with steep slopes
statue; creating figures or designs in three dimensions
idea or expression marked by excessive sentiment; liking for sentimental things
process of making weaker or less concentrated; decrease in the equity position of a share of stock
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undoubtedly     Speak
 
(19)
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with elaboration; in elaborate manner; with elaboration; with nice regard to exactness
terribly; with alarm; fearfully
unquestionably; without doubt; certainly
weak; lacking firmness
under or below an object or a surface; lower down on the page
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version     Speak
 
(20)
n.  
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written work in a new form; edition; interpretation of a particular viewpoint
taxonomic group that is a division of a species
type of environment in which an organism or group normally lives
rushing stream; flood; heavy downpour
state of being unable to pay your debts
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