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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.

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betray: Read
v. Syn. reveal
be unfaithful; reveal unconsciously or unwillingly

bias: Read
n. Syn. prejudice; preference
preference or inclination, especially one that inhibits impartial judgment; influence in unfair way

bilateral: Read
a. Syn. mutual; lateral
two-sided; mutual

bland: Read
a. Syn. soothing; mild; agreeable
lacking stimulating or mild; agreeable

blend: Read
n. Syn. combination; mixture
combination; mixture; forming uniform mixture

bloom: Read
n. Syn. flower; blossom
flower; blossom; best time of youth; period of greatest prosperity or productivity

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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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absurd  SpeakSentences and Contexts
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let off hook; relieve of requirement or obligation
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preposterous; ridiculously incongruous or unreasonable; foolish
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comparable; similar or alike
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declare to be true; affirm
adhere  SpeakSentences and Contexts
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stick fast; stick to firmly; be compatible or in accordance with
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exhibiting friendliness or goodwill; not quarrelsome
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put into motion or action; activate
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inform; give notice to; make aware
amicable  SpeakSentences and Contexts
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exhibiting friendliness or goodwill; not quarrelsome
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informal; purposeless; occurring by chance
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bend or curve; guide and manage, or restrain
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independence; self-government or the right of self-government; self-determination
apprise  SpeakSentences and Contexts
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inform; give notice to; make aware
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comparable; similar or alike
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catch sight of; discover by careful observation or scrutiny
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standing out above other things; high in rank, office, or worth
assail  SpeakSentences and Contexts
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catch sight of; discover by careful observation or scrutiny
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bend or curve; guide and manage, or restrain
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inform; give notice to; make aware
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assault; attack with or as if with violent blows
aver  SpeakSentences and Contexts
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declare to be true; affirm
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stop; terminate before completion; terminate a pregnancy
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noticeable; prominent; easy to notice; obvious
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disorder; condition or place of great disorder or confusion; disorderly mass
brace  SpeakSentences and Contexts
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something which holds anything tightly or supports it firmly, as bandage, cord, or rod;
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preposterous; ridiculously incongruous or unreasonable; foolish
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assault; attack with or as if with violent blows
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independence; self-government or the right of self-government; self-determination
calm  SpeakSentences and Contexts
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freedom from motion, agitation, or disturbance; tranquility; stillness; quiet; serenity
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declare to be true; affirm
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noticeable; prominent; easy to notice; obvious
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make fit for; change to suit a new purpose
canvass  SpeakSentences and Contexts
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unearth; dig out; make a hole in; hollow out
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determine votes; examine carefully or discuss thoroughly; scrutinize
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catch sight of; discover by careful observation or scrutiny
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exhibiting friendliness or goodwill; not quarrelsome
casual  SpeakSentences and Contexts
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ridicule; make fun of; laugh at with contempt
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find out for certain; discover with certainty; make sure of
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stop; terminate before completion; terminate a pregnancy
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informal; purposeless; occurring by chance
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n. Syn. relinquish
lacking restraint or control; feeling of extreme emotional intensity; unbounded enthusiasm


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


Spelling Word: abstruse
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v. Syn. attach
append or attach; take possession of; incorporate into an existing political unit


Spelling Word: annex
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a. Syn. unknown; nameless
having no name; having unknown or unacknowledged name


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n.
someone who operates an aircraft


Spelling Word: aviator
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n.
something which holds anything tightly or supports it firmly, as bandage, cord, or rod;


Spelling Word: brace
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a.
full of light; shining; bright; sharp and clear in tone


Spelling Word: brilliant
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n. Syn. calamity; disaster
calamity; disaster; state of extreme ruin and misfortune


Spelling Word: catastrophe
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v. Syn. detect; perceive
detect; perceive


Spelling Word: discern
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v. Syn. despise
view with scorn or contempt; feel with aversion


Spelling Word: disdain