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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.

If you have too many unknown words, or say you cannot complete it in two weeks, you had better give up this TOEFL word list, because it means you possibly missed some basic and high frequency TOEFL words. An easier or more fundamental word list may be more proper to you situation. In the view of either TOEFL test or normal English study, higher frequency words have absolute priority to learn.

Of course, if you decide to stick to the word list, your pace is flexible, although we suggest less than 2 weeks. The word list also has built-in tools for each word, like spelling and match practice, offline cards. They are helpful to study and practice new words.

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a. Syn. appropriate; suitable
likely; exactly suitable; appropriate; quick to learn or understand

arduous: Read
a. Syn. hard; strenuous
demanding great effort or labor; difficult

aroma: Read
n. Syn. fragrance; scent
fragrance; scent; pleasant characteristic odor, as of a plant, spice, or food

articulate: Read
a. Syn. effective; distinct
expressing oneself easily in clear and effective language

ascertain: Read
v. Syn. discover; insure
find out for certain; discover with certainty; make sure of

assault: Read
n. Syn. attack; onslaught
attack; onslaught

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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
acute  SpeakSentences and Contexts
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draw out; flow out; waste
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scold mildly so as to correct or improve; express disapproval
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quickly perceptive; keen; having a sharp point or tip; extremely sharp or severe
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partnership; league; state of being combined into one body
adequate  SpeakSentences and Contexts
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sufficient; enough to meet a purpose
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deny; take away
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avoid a blow by moving or shifting quickly aside; shifty or ingenious trick
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weaken; make thinner or less concentrated by adding a liquid such as water
apathy  SpeakSentences and Contexts
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necessary; critical; vital; constituting or being part of the essence of something
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avoid a blow by moving or shifting quickly aside; shifty or ingenious trick
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lack of caring; indifference
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obscure; profound; difficult to understand.
arduous  SpeakSentences and Contexts
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lack of caring; indifference
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adorn; embellish
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demanding great effort or labor; difficult
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lacking restraint or control; feeling of extreme emotional intensity; unbounded enthusiasm
augment  SpeakSentences and Contexts
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heavy; difficult to handle because of weight or bulk
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increase severity, violence, or bitterness of; aggravate
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capable of providing a correct reading or measurement; performing with care and precision
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make greater, as in size, extent, or quantity
authorize  SpeakSentences and Contexts
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empower; give permission for; sanction
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make greater, as in size, extent, or quantity
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demanding great effort or labor; difficult
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shrink; reduce in size; become less
boom  SpeakSentences and Contexts
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brutal deed; atrocious condition, quality, or behavior; monstrousness
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bonanza; prosperity; prosper; expand; flourish
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exhibiting courtesy and politeness; showing regard or thought for others
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weaken; make thinner or less concentrated by adding a liquid such as water
carnage  SpeakSentences and Contexts
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qualified; desirable and worthy of choice, especially for marriage
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assemble; convene; gather
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obscure; profound; difficult to understand.
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destruction of life; savage and excessive killing of many people
cautious  SpeakSentences and Contexts
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weaken; make thinner or less concentrated by adding a liquid such as water
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conservative; careful
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quickly perceptive; keen; having a sharp point or tip; extremely sharp or severe
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attempt or disposition to deceive or lead into error; any declaration or practice, which misleads another, or causes to believe what is false
compile  SpeakSentences and Contexts
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bend or curve; guide and manage, or restrain
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ill will; hatred; quality or state of being hostile
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adhesive; cohesive; sticking together ; logical; sound; capable of thinking and expressing yourself in a clear and consistent manner
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put together or compose from materials gathered from several sources
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a.
of or relating to hearing, the organs of hearing, or the sense of hearing


Spelling Word: auditory
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a. Syn. mutual; lateral
two-sided; mutual


Spelling Word: bilateral
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n. Syn. trickery; deception
mean or unfair artifice to obscure truth; deception by trickery or sophistry


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a. Syn. adhesive; cohesive
adhesive; cohesive; sticking together ; logical; sound; capable of thinking and expressing yourself in a clear and consistent manner


Spelling Word: coherent
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a. Syn. succinct; terse
brief and compact; expressing much in few words


Spelling Word: concise
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v. Syn. ponder; meditate
look at attentively and thoughtfully; observe deep in thought


Spelling Word: contemplate
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n. Syn. disgrace
state of being despised or dishonored; disgrace; disobedience to, or open disrespect of


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n. Syn. contention; argument
contentious speech act; argument


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v. Syn. shorten; reduce
cut short or reduce; cut off end or tail, or any part


Spelling Word: curtail
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v. Syn. consider; ponder
consider; think about carefully; weigh


Spelling Word: deliberate