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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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brisk: Read
a. Syn. energetic; swift
marked by speed, liveliness, and vigor; energetic; swift; keen or sharp in speech or manner

broach: Read
v. Syn. introduce; announce
introduce; bring up for discussion or debate; announce

brutal: Read
a.
like a brute; savage; cruel; inhuman; merciless

burrow: Read
n. Syn. tunnel; den
tunnel; hole in the ground made by an animal for shelter; dig; move through by or as by digging

cajole: Read
v.
influence or urge by gentle urging or flattering

calm: Read
a. Syn. placid; quiet; tranquil
freedom from motion, agitation, or disturbance; tranquility; stillness; quiet; serenity

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Words of List 2 (Part of words, select list to view all.):
facet
facile
facilitate
facility
fade
faint
fake
falter
famine
fancy
fare
fasten
fatal
fatigue
feasible
feat
fee
feeble
feign
felicity
ferocious
fertile
fervent
fickle
fidelity
finance
finite
fitting
flagrant
flaw
flee
flexible
flimsy
flip
florid
fluctuate
foggy
fold
forego
foremost
forestall
forlorn
formative
foul
fragile
fragment
fragrant
frail
framework
fraud
fraudulent
frenetic
frustrate
fugitive
fundamental
fuse
fusion
futile
gainsay
gale
gap
garrulous
gaudy
genial
gentle
genuine
germane
germinate
ghastly
glisten
glitter
glorify
glossy
goad
gorgeous
grab
grace
graphic
grasp
gratuitous
grave
gravity
graze
gregarious
grim
grip
gross
grueling
grumble
guile
gullible
gusto
haggle
hamper
handy
haphazard
harangue
harass
harmony
harness
harsh
hasty
haul
havoc
hazardous
hector
hedonist
heed
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Word Meaning Matching - Test how many words you know
abandon  SpeakSentences and Contexts
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lacking restraint or control; feeling of extreme emotional intensity; unbounded enthusiasm
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have a beginning or origin; originate; start; begin
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agreement of opinions; harmonious state of things
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inscription on tombstone in memory
agile  SpeakSentences and Contexts
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suited or favorable to one's comfort, purpose, or needs:; near; accessible
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melt; liquefy; cause to pass into solution; cause to disappear or vanish
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secretive, not openly shown
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moving quickly and lightly; mentally quick
allot  SpeakSentences and Contexts
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bend down; stoop low; lie close to the ground with the legs bent, as an animal when waiting for prey, or in fear
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believe especially on uncertain or tentative grounds
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inscription on tombstone in memory
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parcel out in parts or portions; distribute to each individual concerned; assign as a share or lot
apt  SpeakSentences and Contexts
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likely; exactly suitable; appropriate; quick to learn or understand
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assault; attack with or as if with violent blows
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inscription on tombstone in memory
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moving quickly and lightly; mentally quick
assail  SpeakSentences and Contexts
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assault; attack with or as if with violent blows
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unmarried men; the first or lowest academic degree conferred by universities and colleges
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controvertible; disputable
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simultaneous; coincident; occurring or operating at the same time
automaton  SpeakSentences and Contexts
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mechanism that imitates actions of humans
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associate; incorporate
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melt; liquefy; cause to pass into solution; cause to disappear or vanish
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blame; condemn
benefit  SpeakSentences and Contexts
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associate; incorporate
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conservative; careful
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advantage; something that aids or promotes well-being ; welfare; gain
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mechanism that imitates actions of humans
biography  SpeakSentences and Contexts
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rub or wipe out; make indistinct as if by rubbing
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weaken; make thinner or less concentrated by adding a liquid such as water
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parcel out in parts or portions; distribute to each individual concerned; assign as a share or lot
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an account of the series of events making up a person's life; accounts of people's life
brittle  SpeakSentences and Contexts
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easily broken; having little elasticity
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assemble; convene; gather
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conservative; careful
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raise; produce offspring; give birth to or hatch; mate
carnage  SpeakSentences and Contexts
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an account of the series of events making up a person's life; accounts of people's life
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destruction of life; savage and excessive killing of many people
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parcel out in parts or portions; distribute to each individual concerned; assign as a share or lot
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secretive, not openly shown
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a. Syn. comparable
comparable; similar or alike


Spelling Word: analogous
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v. Syn. expect; predict
act in advance of; deal with ahead of time; predict


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a.
fit for growing crops, as by plowing


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v. Syn. frustrate; perplex
frustrate as by confusing or perplexing; impede force or movement of


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a. Syn. mild; fragrant
mild and pleasant; fragrant


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n. Syn. pearl; drops; droplet
small piece of material, such as glass, plastic, or wood, that is pierced for stringing


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v. Syn. harbor; treasure; value
harbor; treasure; treat with affection and tenderness; hold dear


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a. Syn. mandatory; obligatory
mandatory; obligatory; required by rule


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n. Syn. assortment
corporation made up of different companies in diversified fields; composing of heterogeneous elements gathered into a mass


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a.
of extreme importance; vital to the resolution of a crisis; of the greatest importance


Spelling Word: crucial