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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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aggravate: Read
v. Syn. worsen; exacerbate
worsen; make worse or more troublesome

agile: Read
a. Syn. nimble; brisk
moving quickly and lightly; mentally quick

agrarian: Read
a.
pertaining to land or its cultivation; relating to agricultural or rural matters

akin: Read
a. Syn. related; similar
of the same kin; related by blood

alleviate: Read
v. Syn. relieve; moderate; reduce
provide physical relief, as from pain; make easier; remove in part

allot: Read
v. Syn. distribute
parcel out in parts or portions; distribute to each individual concerned; assign as a share or lot

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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
Exercise
partnership; league; state of being combined into one body
Exercise
carry from one place to another; bear or transport
Exercise
lacking restraint or control; feeling of extreme emotional intensity; unbounded enthusiasm
Exercise
generous in providing aid to others; charitable
accessible  SpeakSentences and Contexts
Exercise
overseer of morals; official responsible for removal of objectionable or sensitive content
Exercise
of extreme importance; vital to the resolution of a crisis; of the greatest importance
Exercise
easily approached or entered; obtainable; easy to talk to or get along with
Exercise
inscription on tombstone in memory
affiliate  SpeakSentences and Contexts
Exercise
associate; incorporate
Exercise
mandatory; obligatory; required by rule
Exercise
element; ingredient; abstract part of something
Exercise
agreement of opinions; harmonious state of things
benevolent  SpeakSentences and Contexts
Exercise
having no name; having unknown or unacknowledged name
Exercise
carry from one place to another; bear or transport
Exercise
generous in providing aid to others; charitable
Exercise
capture; attract and hold by charm, beauty, or excellence; hold in bondage or subjection
censor  SpeakSentences and Contexts
Exercise
hang loosely, or with a swinging or jerking motion; swing, as something suspended loosely
Exercise
overseer of morals; official responsible for removal of objectionable or sensitive content
Exercise
partnership; league; state of being combined into one body
Exercise
stick fast; stick to firmly; be compatible or in accordance with
cite  SpeakSentences and Contexts
Exercise
sour; water-soluble compounds having a sour taste; quality of being sarcastic, bitter, or scornful
Exercise
indicate; signify directly; refer to specifically
Exercise
remove water from; dry out; lose water or bodily fluids
Exercise
quote; adduce as an instance
coalition  SpeakSentences and Contexts
Exercise
agreement of opinions; harmonious state of things
Exercise
capture; attract and hold by charm, beauty, or excellence; hold in bondage or subjection
Exercise
remove water from; dry out; lose water or bodily fluids
Exercise
partnership; league; state of being combined into one body
collaborate  SpeakSentences and Contexts
Exercise
work together, especially in a joint intellectual effort
Exercise
assemble; convene; gather
Exercise
partnership; league; state of being combined into one body
Exercise
indicate; signify directly; refer to specifically
commence  SpeakSentences and Contexts
Exercise
easily approached or entered; obtainable; easy to talk to or get along with
Exercise
act of deceiving
Exercise
applaud; announce with great approval
Exercise
have a beginning or origin; originate; start; begin
deficient  SpeakSentences and Contexts
Exercise
inadequate; lacking an essential quality or element
Exercise
trip; usually short journey made for pleasure
Exercise
expert at; very skilled; having or showing knowledge and skill and aptitude
Exercise
conflict; lack of agreement among persons, groups, or things
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a. Syn. competent; proficient
expert at; very skilled; having or showing knowledge and skill and aptitude


Spelling Word: adept
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v. Syn. warn; reprove
warn; counsel someone against something to be avoided


Spelling Word: admonish
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v. Syn. worsen; exacerbate
worsen; make worse or more troublesome


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ad. Syn. upward
in or into a high place; high or higher up


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


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a.
fit for growing crops, as by plowing


Spelling Word: arable
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v. Syn. discover; insure
find out for certain; discover with certainty; make sure of


Spelling Word: ascertain
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a.
increasing by successive addition


Spelling Word: cumulative
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n.
act of deceiving


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a. Syn. unpopulated; deserted
unpopulated; providing no shelter or sustenance; devoid of inhabitants


Spelling Word: desolate