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jump-start   Speak
v. to start or restart something rapidly or forcefully
lackluster   Speak
a. lacking in vitality; uninspired or uninspiring
cognitive   Speak
a. of, relating to, being, or involving conscious intellectual activity
impairment   Speak
n. loss of function or ability
segregation   Speak
n. the action or state of setting someone or something apart from others or being set apart
complex   Speak
n. a group of obviously related units of which the nature of the relationship is imperfectly known
stare at   Speak
v. gaze or gawk at someone or something in an intense, prolonged, or steadfast manner
forlorn   Speak
a. pitifully sad and abandoned or lonely
fragmented   Speak
a. broken, incoherent, disorderly
tedious   Speak
a. too long, slow, or dull; tiresome or monotonous
 5000 TOEFL Vocabulary List
1   Overview:
This TOEFL vocabulary list has 5000 words. It shows definitions and sample sentences for each word. Meanwhile, it offers word status management to help to study and review its words. Besides, each word has matching and spelling interactive online exercises and printable flashcards, and the PDF TOEFL word list.

5000 TOEFL vocabulary list is available for VIP accounts to access the full content. Free users may evaluate its content and feature by the 1st group.

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What we provide here isn't only a word list; it is integrated with modern information technology to let you learn and review TOEFL words more efficiently. For most test-takers, the proven TOEFL vocabulary can cover all test sections' requirements, from listening to reading.

We divide the words into 4 levels; each level consists of 4 groups. If you are interested in the words of all groups (1-16) of this 5000 TOEFL word list, watch them here.



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TOEFL Vocabulary PDF List
Some students like using PDF lists to learn and review words. We do offer a handy feature to make a PDF word list of each group. Below are demos of Level 1's first group, including 9 non-English explanations.If you have a VIP account, you can print all groups' word list from the website; the details are in:

TOEFL Vocabulary Cards
Flashcards are useful tools for some students to study new words. We offer two buttons to make one-side and two-side cards for each group. Below are one-side cards for Level 1's first group, including 9 non-English explanations.If you have a VIP account, you can print all groups' cards, either one-side or two-side, from the website; the details are in:

4   Manage Word Status:
To speed up your studying, you can manage words by marking them as New, Known, and Review status. There are two ways: Note page or Panel page to manage words' statuses. You can also save statuses to the cloud and sync back if your device has trouble or want to switch to other devices.

Word status is a handy flag to skip known words and focus on new and half-familiar words.

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Words of Group 1: (Part of words, select list to view all.)
abbreviation
abnormal
abort
abrasive
absence
absolutely
abstract
accidental
accompany
accomplished
accounting
acid
acidic
actual
acupuncture
adequate
adhere
adhesive
adjunct
admit
adventure
adventurous
adversity
advocate
aerodynamics
affected
affective
aggravate
aggregation
ailment
aircraft
alert
alike
allegation
alliteration
alone
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6   Demonstrate word list style:
confinement   Pronounce
n. state of being confined; restraint within limits; any restraint of liberty by force
After the verdict, his lawyers claimed he had mental stress caused by confinement and called for the court to suspend the appeals trial until it improved.
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confirm   Pronounce
v. support or establish the certainty or validity of; verify
In the aftermath of Saturday's mass poisoning, the authorities imposed a virtual news blackout, refusing even to confirm how many people had died.
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congratulation   Pronounce
n. act of acknowledging that someone has an occasion for celebration
After Discovery's liftoff, NASA officials were in a jubilant mood, talking of the power and majesty of the launch and the congratulation and back-slapping at ground control.
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connoisseur   Pronounce
n. specialist; a person with expert knowledge or training, especially in the fine arts
A literature professor by training and a self-taught art connoisseur, Charles Ryskamp served three decades as a director, first of the Pierpont Morgan Library.
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consequence   Pronounce
n. result; relation of a result to its cause; logical conclusion or inference
Another consequence is the generation of distrust between the grassroots and the leadership.
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conservative   Pronounce
a. favoring traditional views and values; tending to oppose change
It's still far from clear whether he can persuade his more conservative colleagues in the regime to support the process.
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7   Word meaning matching - Test words you know:
armor  Speak
Exercise
n. act of working together; act of cooperating with an enemy, especially it occupying one's own country
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a. unbalanced; uneven;  having parts on either side or half that do not match  
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n. shield; defensive covering, as of metal, wood, or leather, worn to protect the body against weapons
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v. blend; fuse; merge
assumption  Speak
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n. study; investigation; the process of breaking down a substance into its constituent parts
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v. support or establish the certainty or validity of; verify
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v. throw or roll a ball; move quickly and smoothly, especially by rolling
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n. something taken for accepted as true without proof; taking over or taking possession of
audience  Speak
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n. change something into another form; transform
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n. result; relation of a result to its cause; logical conclusion or inference
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n. something taken for accepted as true without proof; taking over or taking possession of
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n. a group of people within hearing; crowd seeing a stage performance
bear  Speak
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v. support; sustain; carry; have; yield; give birth; hold up or support
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n. song of praise or patriotism; the song of devotion or loyalty
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n. secret code; an Arabic numeral or figure; a number
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n. shield; defensive covering, as of metal, wood, or leather, worn to protect the body against weapons
beat  Speak
Exercise
a. unoriginal; derived from another source
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n. state of being confined; restraint within limits; any restraint of liberty by force
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v. whip; strike; defeat; hit repeatedly
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v. tell someone confidently that something is true; guarantee; convince
burrow  Speak
Exercise
n. study of artifacts and relics of early humankind
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n. first light of day; first advent or appearance
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n. tutor; teacher; a vehicle carrying many passengers
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n. tunnel; hole in the ground made by an animal for shelter; moving through by or as by digging
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8   Interactive spelling - Check your spelling skill online:
Read [Esc] ad. yearly; each year; returning every year; year by year


Spelling Word: annually
Read [Esc] n. song of praise or patriotism; the song of devotion or loyalty


Spelling Word: anthem
Read [Esc] n. a sportsman; one who contended for a prize in public games


Spelling Word: athlete
Read [Esc] n. way or opening for entrance or exit place; passage by which a place may be reached; broad street


Spelling Word: avenue
Read [Esc] v. support; sustain; carry; have; yield; give birth; hold up or support


Spelling Word: bear
Read [Esc] n. represent;  advantage, benefit, the interest of someone


Spelling Word: behalf
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