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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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docile: Read
a. Syn. obedient
obedient; ready and willing to be taught; easily managed or handled

dogged: Read
a. Syn. determined; stubborn
determined; stubbornly persevering; unyielding

dominate: Read
v. Syn. monopolize; command; rule
monopolize; command; rule; prevail; be prevalent in

dot: Read
n.
the shorter of two telegraphic signals used in Morse code; very small circular shape

drain: Read
n.
draw out; flow out; waste

drawback: Read
n.
disadvantage or inconvenience; shortcoming; refund or remittance, such as a discount on duties or taxes

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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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affinity  SpeakSentences and Contexts
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support physically; prop up; support something or someone by supplying evidence
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blame; condemn
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natural attraction, liking, or feeling of kinship; relationship by marriage
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conflict; lack of agreement among persons, groups, or things
astute  SpeakSentences and Contexts
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thick; crowded closely together; compact
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find out for certain; discover with certainty; make sure of
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wise or keen; shrewd; with sharp intelligence
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acknowledge by signing a bill, draft, or other instrument; approve; support
ban  SpeakSentences and Contexts
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come or send forth from a source, used chiefly of intangible thing, as light
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natural or acquired habit with tendency; act or means of getting rid of something
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completely lacking; barren or empty
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official prohibition; decree that prohibits something
catastrophe  SpeakSentences and Contexts
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gather into a mass, sum, or whole; amount to
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natural attraction, liking, or feeling of kinship; relationship by marriage
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calamity; disaster; state of extreme ruin and misfortune
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thick; crowded closely together; compact
celebrated  SpeakSentences and Contexts
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acknowledge by signing a bill, draft, or other instrument; approve; support
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mandatory; obligatory; required by rule
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blame; condemn
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famous; well-known; having illustrious past
compulsory  SpeakSentences and Contexts
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causing gloom or depression; dreary; somber; melancholy
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cut; sculpt
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support physically; prop up; support something or someone by supplying evidence
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mandatory; obligatory; required by rule
cryptic  SpeakSentences and Contexts
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having hidden meaning; mystifying; using code or cipher
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precisely and clearly expressed; definite; outspoken
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conflict; lack of agreement among persons, groups, or things
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find out for certain; discover with certainty; make sure of
devoid  SpeakSentences and Contexts
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harm someone's reputation; degrade; bring into disrepute; make infamous
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completely lacking; barren or empty
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assiduous; industrious; hard-working
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gloomy; dismal; dark, colorless, or cheerless
diligent  SpeakSentences and Contexts
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assiduous; industrious; hard-working
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pertaining to land or its cultivation; relating to agricultural or rural matters
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end of existence or activity; termination
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radical; taking effect violently or rapidly
disposition  SpeakSentences and Contexts
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marked by or having equity; just and impartial
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having hidden meaning; mystifying; using code or cipher
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precisely and clearly expressed; definite; outspoken
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natural or acquired habit with tendency; act or means of getting rid of something
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n.
sour; water-soluble compounds having a sour taste; quality of being sarcastic, bitter, or scornful


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


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a.
penniless, without any money; financially ruined


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v. Syn. trade; exchange
trade goods or services without the exchange of money


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a. Syn. soothing; mild; agreeable
lacking stimulating or mild; agreeable


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


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v. Syn. stick
hold fast or adhere to something; stick together and resist separation; remain emotionally


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n. Syn. agreement
agreement of opinions; harmonious state of things


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v.
bestow; present; have a conference in order to talk something over


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v.
believe especially on uncertain or tentative grounds


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