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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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crave: Read
v. Syn. beseech; implore
ask with earnestness or importunity; ask with submission or humility; beg

crooked: Read
a. Syn. curved
having or marked by bends or angles; not straight or aligned; curved

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

cryptic: Read
a.
having hidden meaning; mystifying; using code or cipher

cumbersome: Read
a. Syn. heavy
heavy; difficult to handle because of weight or bulk

curb: Read
v.
bend or curve; guide and manage, or restrain

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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  Read
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lacking restraint or control; feeling of extreme emotional intensity; unbounded enthusiasm
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marked by speed, liveliness, and vigor; energetic; swift; keen or sharp in speech or manner
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suited or favorable to one's comfort, purpose, or needs:; near; accessible
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gather into a mass, sum, or whole; amount to
agitate  Read
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small piece of material, such as glass, plastic, or wood, that is pierced for stringing
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marked by speed, liveliness, and vigor; energetic; swift; keen or sharp in speech or manner
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cause to move with violence or sudden force; upset; disturb
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delay till later; put off; hold back to a later time
ambivalent  Read
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pertaining to land or its cultivation; relating to agricultural or rural matters
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avoid a blow by moving or shifting quickly aside; shifty or ingenious trick
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mixed; experiencing or expressing opposing or contradictory feelings
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suited or favorable to one's comfort, purpose, or needs:; near; accessible
apprise  Read
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increase severity, violence, or bitterness of; aggravate
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having no name; having unknown or unacknowledged name
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inform; give notice to; make aware
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corporation made up of different companies in diversified fields; composing of heterogeneous elements gathered into a mass
austere  Read
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pertaining to land or its cultivation; relating to agricultural or rural matters
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avoid a blow by moving or shifting quickly aside; shifty or ingenious trick
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strict or severe in discipline; severely simple and unornamented
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brief and compact; expressing much in few words
avalanche  Read
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awkward; showing lack of skill or aptitude
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great mass of falling snow and ice
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scold mildly so as to correct or improve; express disapproval
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delay till later; put off; hold back to a later time
chide  Read
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scold mildly so as to correct or improve; express disapproval
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delay till later; put off; hold back to a later time
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brief and compact; expressing much in few words
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brutal deed; atrocious condition, quality, or behavior; monstrousness
concord  Read
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delay till later; put off; hold back to a later time
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agreement of opinions; harmonious state of things
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great mass of falling snow and ice
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mixed; experiencing or expressing opposing or contradictory feelings
conspicuous  Read
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brutal deed; atrocious condition, quality, or behavior; monstrousness
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pertaining to land or its cultivation; relating to agricultural or rural matters
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noticeable; prominent; easy to notice; obvious
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strict or severe in discipline; severely simple and unornamented
cumbersome  Read
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heavy; difficult to handle because of weight or bulk
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dry; lacking moisture, especially having insufficient rainfall to support trees or plants
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judgment that someone is guilty of crime; strongly held belief
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investigate systematically; examine; search
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v. Syn. Inform
inform about; cause to come to know personally; make familiar


Spelling Word: acquaint
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a. Syn. mixed; contradictory
mixed; experiencing or expressing opposing or contradictory feelings


Spelling Word: ambivalent
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a. Syn. agreeable; lovable
good-natured and likable; lovable; warmly friendly


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


Spelling Word: bead
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v. Syn. reveal
be unfaithful; reveal unconsciously or unwillingly


Spelling Word: betray
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v. Syn. create; invent
make pieces of money from metal; invent or fabricate


Spelling Word: coin
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v. Syn. cooperate
work together, especially in a joint intellectual effort


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


Spelling Word: conglomerate
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a.
having hidden meaning; mystifying; using code or cipher


Spelling Word: cryptic
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a. Syn. dreary; gloomy
causing gloom or depression; dreary; somber; melancholy


Spelling Word: dismal