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TOEFL Word List

This TOEFL word list consists of 1600 middle level words, especially focusing on reading test. TOEFL reading is the main section to evaluate vocabulary skill. If you are planning to apply for top universities, or for any reasons you need an excellent score in report, you shouldn’t ignore reading test. This TOEFL word list is collected to help you get a better score from reading test.

Words in the list is mainly for academic reading test. Tutors of ww.examword.com have revised their explanations according to TOEFL test conventions. Considered that TOEFL test takers are ESL (English as Second Language) or EFL (English as Foreign Language), each word includes definitions in 20 languages to assist them to understand its meaning more exactly.

In general, the middle size and middle level TOEFL word list is a job of 2 weeks to learn and review. If you are with strong enough vocabulary skill, you may finish it in one week . This estimation assumes that you already know more than half to 60 percent words in the list. In this circumstance, the word list's main function is to review known words quickly, and meanwhile study some new words.

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contrive: Read
v.
form by an exercise of ingenuity; devise; invent; design

controversy: Read
n. Syn. contention; argument
contentious speech act; argument

convey: Read
v.
carry from one place to another; bear or transport

copious: Read
a. Syn. plentiful
plentiful; containing plenty; affording ample supply

corporeal: Read
a. Syn. bodily; material
bodily; of a material nature; tangible

corroborate: Read
v. Syn. confirm; support
establish or strengthen as with new evidence or facts; support with evidence

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abduct  Read
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carry off by force; kidnap
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leave to someone by a will; hand down
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tendency of a body to return to its original shape after it has been stretched or compressed
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enormous chasm; vast bottomless pit; any deep, immeasurable space; hell
affect  Read
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be a match or counterpart for; eager to equal or excel
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prominent; celebrated, well-known or eminent because of past achievements
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pleasing to the senses, especially in a subtle way; easily hurt; very subtle in difference
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have an emotional or cognitive impact upon
affinity  Read
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adjoining; neighboring; close to; lying near
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natural attraction, liking, or feeling of kinship; relationship by marriage
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inscription on tombstone in memory
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trade goods or services without the exchange of money
affliction  Read
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capable of burning, corroding, dissolving, or eating away by chemical action
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cause or condition of pain, suffering, or distress
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carry from one place to another; bear or transport
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influence or urge by gentle urging or flattering
apparent  Read
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estimate value of; evaluate, especially in official capacity
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turn away from a principle, norm; depart; diverge
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have an emotional or cognitive impact upon
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capable of being seen, or easily seen; open to view; visible to eye
audacious  Read
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make better or more attractive; increase; improve
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capable of providing a correct reading or measurement; performing with care and precision
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pleasing to the senses, especially in a subtle way; easily hurt; very subtle in difference
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fearlessly, often recklessly daring; bold
barter  Read
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made by humans; produced rather than natural.
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trade goods or services without the exchange of money
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capable; adept
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turn aside, especially from main subject in writing or speaking
compulsory  Read
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mandatory; obligatory; required by rule
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be a match or counterpart for; eager to equal or excel
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adjoining; neighboring; close to; lying near
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brutal deed; atrocious condition, quality, or behavior; monstrousness
delusion  Read
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capable; adept
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false belief; mistaken or unfounded opinion
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leave to someone by a will; hand down
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attract by arousing hope or desire
diligent  Read
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assiduous; industrious; hard-working
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frighten; abate the courage of; discourage
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influence or urge by gentle urging or flattering
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capable of providing a correct reading or measurement; performing with care and precision
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n. Syn. fragrance; scent
fragrance; scent; pleasant characteristic odor, as of a plant, spice, or food


Spelling Word: aroma
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a. Syn. impressive; majestic; grand
impressive; majestic; inspiring awe or admiration


Spelling Word: august
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a. Syn. quarrelsome; aggressive
inclined or eager to fight; aggressive


Spelling Word: belligerent
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v. Syn. support
support physically; prop up; support something or someone by supplying evidence


Spelling Word: buttress
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v. Syn. disguise; conceal
exploit natural surroundings to disguise something; conceal


Spelling Word: camouflage
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v.
determine votes; examine carefully or discuss thoroughly; scrutinize


Spelling Word: canvass
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n. Syn. distortion; burlesque
representation that is deliberately exaggerated to produce a comic effect


Spelling Word: caricature
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n. Syn. trade; business
trade; business; intellectual exchange or social interaction


Spelling Word: commerce
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a. Syn. inquisitive
difficult to please or satisfy; careful or anxious to learn; eager for knowledge; given to research or inquiry


Spelling Word: curious
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a.
being in low spirits; depressed


Spelling Word: dejected