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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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v.
be earlier in time; go back further

antique: Read
n. Syn. relic; curio
any furniture old and valuable; out of fashion

apathy: Read
n. Syn. indifference
lack of caring; indifference

appealing: Read
a. Syn. attractive; charming
attractive; charming

applaud: Read
v. Syn. clap; acclaim
acclaim; express approval, especially by clapping the hands

apprise: Read
v. Syn. inform
inform; give notice to; make aware

Vocabulary List - View all words by list        
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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
abstruse  SpeakSentences and Contexts
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in opposing direction; harmful or unfavorable; acting or serving to oppose
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reveal; make known to public
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marked by or having equity; just and impartial
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obscure; profound; difficult to understand.
adverse  SpeakSentences and Contexts
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firm dislike; turning away; avoidance of a thing, situation, or behavior because of dislike
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short-lived; enduring a very short time
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disadvantage or inconvenience; shortcoming; refund or remittance, such as a discount on duties or taxes
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in opposing direction; harmful or unfavorable; acting or serving to oppose
artificial  SpeakSentences and Contexts
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made by humans; produced rather than natural.
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demanding great effort or labor; difficult
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thick; crowded closely together; compact
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empower; give permission for; sanction
aversion  SpeakSentences and Contexts
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brave; daring; intrepid; impudent
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of extraordinary size; huge; gigantic
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firm dislike; turning away; avoidance of a thing, situation, or behavior because of dislike
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fill with astonishment and perplexity; confound
avid  SpeakSentences and Contexts
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firm dislike; turning away; avoidance of a thing, situation, or behavior because of dislike
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greedy; eager for; marked by keen interest and enthusiasm
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lower in spirits; press down
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short-lived; enduring a very short time
barren  SpeakSentences and Contexts
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desolate; fruitless and unproductive; lacking
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ask with earnestness or importunity; ask with submission or humility; beg
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expression of strong disapproval or harsh criticism; blame
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thick; crowded closely together; compact
censure  SpeakSentences and Contexts
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gloomy; dismal; dark, colorless, or cheerless
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expression of strong disapproval or harsh criticism; blame
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the shorter of two telegraphic signals used in Morse code; very small circular shape
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ask with earnestness or importunity; ask with submission or humility; beg
cling  SpeakSentences and Contexts
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lower in spirits; press down
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hold fast or adhere to something; stick together and resist separation; remain emotionally
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liquids for drinking, usually excluding water; refreshment
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in opposing direction; harmful or unfavorable; acting or serving to oppose
compliment  SpeakSentences and Contexts
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praise; commendation; say something to someone that expresses praise
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disadvantage or inconvenience; shortcoming; refund or remittance, such as a discount on duties or taxes
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competing as for profit or prize
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empower; give permission for; sanction
covert  SpeakSentences and Contexts
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put into effect; carry out the legalities of
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secretive, not openly shown
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trade; business; intellectual exchange or social interaction
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expression of strong disapproval or harsh criticism; blame
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v. Syn. detest; hate
fill with horror and loathing; horrify; hate


Spelling Word: abhor
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a. Syn. obscure; profound
obscure; profound; difficult to understand.


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n. Syn. chasm
enormous chasm; vast bottomless pit; any deep, immeasurable space; hell


Spelling Word: abyss
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v. Syn. disturb
cause to move with violence or sudden force; upset; disturb


Spelling Word: agitate
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a.
pertaining to land or its cultivation; relating to agricultural or rural matters


Spelling Word: agrarian
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a. Syn. apart; distant
apart; remote in manner; distant physically or emotionally; reserved and remote


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a.
unclear or doubtful in meaning


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n. Syn. indifference
lack of caring; indifference


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n.
brutal deed; atrocious condition, quality, or behavior; monstrousness


Spelling Word: atrocity
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n. Syn. error
serious mistake typically caused by ignorance or confusion


Spelling Word: blunder