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TOEFL Vocabulary: Basic Level
aggravate     Speak
 
(1)
v.  
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worsen; make worse or more troublesome
retain; protect from loss or harm; preserve; use carefully or sparingly, avoiding waste
represent in a picture or sculpture; portray in words; describe
swallow; utter or make a noise, as when swallowing too quickly
stimulate by shock; stir up; stimulate to action
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ascent     Speak
 
(2)
n.  
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upward slope or grade; movement upward
study of myths; collection of myths
subject; topic; problem; edition; publication; release; publish
waste pipe that carries away sewage or surface water; someone who sews
soft, earthy substance, of a white, grayish, or yellowish white color, used as a drawing implement
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cargo     Speak
 
(3)
n.  
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small kernels of corn exploded by heat
welfare; happiness; state of being healthy, happy, or prosperous
freight carried by a ship, an aircraft, or another vehicle
substance believed to cure all ills
tool or instrument used in doing work; put into practical effect
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collaboration     Speak
 
(4)
n.  
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scarcity; smallness of number; fewness
written proposal or reminder
trip; usually short journey made for pleasure
tunnel; hole in the ground made by an animal for shelter; dig; move through by or as by digging
act of working together; act of cooperating with an enemy, especially it occupying one's own country
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current     Speak
 
(5)
n.  
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violent disturbance; sudden, violent disruption or upset
supply; provision; piece of equipment necessary or useful for comfort or convenience
unmarried men; the first or lowest academic degree conferred by universities and colleges
something that is an indulgence rather than necessity; excessively expensive
stream; flow; up-to-date; present
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economize     Speak
 
(6)
v.  
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swing; move back and forth or sideways; win approval or support for; convince
save money or resource; cut back; be thrifty
stress; underscore; utter or pronounce with a particular stress of voice
take back what one has said ; enclose or envelop completely
traverse the distance between; cover or extend over an area or time period
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exalted     Speak
 
(7)
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unwise to implement or maintain in practice; theoretical
superior; elevated in rank, character, or status; of high moral or intellectual value
unbalanced; uneven
remaining without essential change
very showy or ornamented, especially when excessive, or in a tasteless or vulgar manner
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glazed     Speak
 
(8)
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unbalanced; uneven
having a shiny surface or coating; lacking liveliness, used of eyes; fitted or covered with glass
void of thought or knowledge; without an occupant or incumbent
without consideration; in spite of everything; anyway
unquestionably; without doubt; certainly
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hollow     Speak
 
(9)
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unchecked; free; marked by uncontrolled excitement or emotion
acting or done without or against one's will
sparing; economical; costing little; inexpensive
struck with fear, dread, or consternation
sound as if echoing in a empty space; void; vain; not solid; having a space or gap or cavity
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lash     Speak
 
(10)
n.  
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revelation; indication of the existence, reality, or presence of something
science dealing with the logic of quantity and shape
season of growth; season of spring
unfriendliness; hatred; state of being hostile
any of the short hairs fringing the edge of the eyelid
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marvelous     Speak
 
(11)
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rich and superior in quality; lavish
state of being held in high esteem and honor
wonderful; extraordinarily good
willing to try new things and take risks; bold
rough; coarse; severe; unpleasantly stern
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monument     Speak
 
(12)
n.  
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structure erected to commemorate persons or events; memorial
tiny American bird having brilliant iridescent plumage and long slender bills
storage place for military equipment; stock of weapons
fertilization of plants by the agency of insects that carry pollen from one flower to another
state that precedes vomiting; disease
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portion     Speak
 
(13)
n.  
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warning serves; alarm; condition of heightened watchfulness or preparation for action
section or quantity within a larger thing; a part of a whole
summit; apex; maximum; prime
reproductive organ of plants, especially one having showy or colorful parts
state of being proximate; nearness in place, time, or relation
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recall     Speak
 
(14)
v.  
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remove the surface from
wear away or irritate by rubbing; make sore by rubbing; annoy; vex
undo or ravel knitted fabric of; separate and clarify; solve
remember; call back; cause to be returned
unearth; dig out; make a hole in; hollow out
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residue     Speak
 
(15)
n.  
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someone who has given long service
property of not supporting life, no children or unable to have children; defect of emotion, sensibility, or fervency
remainder of something after removal of parts or a part; balance
stimulation that arouses a person to lively action
ritual; ceremony or rite
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scene     Speak
 
(16)
n.  
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structure on which something is shown; part of theater where the acting is done; place, time, or circumstance in which anything occurs
wonder; strong surprise; astonishment
voting; survey; number of votes cast or recorded
slender, pointed missile, often having tail fins, thrown by hand, shot from a blowgun, or expelled by an exploding bomb
special group delegated to consider some matter
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strain     Speak
 
(17)
n.  
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one that is not yet fully developed; sprout
group of organisms within a species; tension; pressure
place, such as a storehouse, where a stock of things is kept; storage; entire range of skills or aptitudes
trip; usually short journey made for pleasure
rough outline; draw up an outline; sketch
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terminology     Speak
 
(18)
n.  
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walking with regular steps; a procession of people walking together; steady advance
vocabulary of technical terms used in a particular field, subject, science, or art
result of improving something; process of removing impurities
sovereignty; rule; dominance or widespread influence
stiffness; physical property of being stiff and resisting bending
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timid     Speak
 
(19)
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unendurable; so unpleasant, distasteful, or painful as to be intolerable
significant; having meaning, function, or purpose
understandable; readily comprehended or understood; intelligible
the smallest possible quantity
shy; craven; lacking self-confidence; shy
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veteran     Speak
 
(20)
n.  
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someone who has given long service
speech sound made with the vocal tract open
tall annual cereal grass bearing kernels on large ears
scarcity; smallness of number; fewness
understanding; feeling; effect or product of perceiving
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