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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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devoid: Read
a. Syn. barren; empty
completely lacking; barren or empty

digress: Read
v.
turn aside, especially from main subject in writing or speaking

dilute: Read
v. Syn. weaken; attenuate
weaken; make thinner or less concentrated by adding a liquid such as water

dimension: Read
n. Syn. measure; size
measure of spatial extent, especially width, height, or length; size; aspect; element

dip: Read
v.
insert into a fluid and withdraw again; immerse for baptism; wet, as if by immersing; moisten; appear to move downward

discern: Read
v. Syn. detect; perceive
detect; perceive

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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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awkward  SpeakSentences and Contexts
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bright; brilliant
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fight; struggle; incompatibility of dates or events
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difficult to handle or manage
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assign; distribute according to plan
beverage  SpeakSentences and Contexts
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having a defect; faulty; imperfect; incomplete; lacking
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light current of air; gentle wind; progress swiftly and effortlessly
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liquids for drinking, usually excluding water; refreshment
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necessary; critical; vital; constituting or being part of the essence of something
commodity  SpeakSentences and Contexts
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lasting; long-lasting; enduring
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difficult to handle or manage
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goods; article of trade; advantage; benefit.
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arrangement of parts or elements; outline
configuration  SpeakSentences and Contexts
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put into effect; carry out the legalities of
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arrangement of parts or elements; outline
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having a defect; faulty; imperfect; incomplete; lacking
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shortening something by omitting parts of it
conflict  SpeakSentences and Contexts
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fight; struggle; incompatibility of dates or events
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closely and firmly united or packed together; briefly giving gist of something
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expression of strong disapproval or harsh criticism; blame
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any furniture old and valuable; out of fashion
conform  SpeakSentences and Contexts
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fight; struggle; incompatibility of dates or events
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comply with; follow; fit; meet
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shortening something by omitting parts of it
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downward slope, as of a hill
congenial  SpeakSentences and Contexts
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avoid; refuse to use or participate in; stand aloof from
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necessary; critical; vital; constituting or being part of the essence of something
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compatible
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arrangement of parts or elements; outline
conviction  SpeakSentences and Contexts
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judgment that someone is guilty of crime; strongly held belief
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decide; judge; sentence; condemn
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any furniture old and valuable; out of fashion
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two-sided; mutual
corporeal  SpeakSentences and Contexts
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bodily; of a material nature; tangible
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raze; destroy; do away with completely; put an end to
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difficult to handle or manage
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fight; struggle; incompatibility of dates or events
crude  SpeakSentences and Contexts
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have a beginning or origin; originate; start; begin
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difficult to handle or manage
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broken off; very steep; having sudden transitions from one subject to another
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being in an unrefined or natural state; raw; lacking tact or taste; blunt or offensive
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v. Syn. cancel; annul
cancel; put an end to; destroy completely


Spelling Word: abolish
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n. Syn. chasm
enormous chasm; vast bottomless pit; any deep, immeasurable space; hell


Spelling Word: abyss
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a. Syn. obtainable; approachable
easily approached or entered; obtainable; easy to talk to or get along with


Spelling Word: accessible
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v. Syn. blame; condemn
blame; condemn


Spelling Word: accuse
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v. Syn. imply; refer
refer casually or indirectly, or by suggestion


Spelling Word: allude
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v.
make amends, as for sin or fault; pay for; turn away from sin


Spelling Word: atone
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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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n.
act of overcoming or penetrating an obstacle or restriction


Spelling Word: breakthrough
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a.
treated with confidence; trusted in; trustworthy; secret


Spelling Word: confidential
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a. Syn. handy; suitable; near; accessible
suited or favorable to one's comfort, purpose, or needs:; near; accessible


Spelling Word: convenient