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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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catastrophe: Read
n. Syn. calamity; disaster
calamity; disaster; state of extreme ruin and misfortune

cautious: Read
a. Syn. conservative; careful
conservative; careful

celebrated: Read
a. Syn. famous
famous; well-known; having illustrious past

censure: Read
v. Syn. blame; criticize
expression of strong disapproval or harsh criticism; blame

centennial: Read
a.
of hundredth anniversary; lasting or aged a hundred years

chasm: Read
n.
deep opening in the earth surface

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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
allude  SpeakSentences and Contexts
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refer casually or indirectly, or by suggestion
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fill with astonishment and perplexity; confound
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destroy courage or resolution by exciting dread; cause to lose enthusiasm
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make noise by striking against something; dash noisily together; meet in opposition
anonymous  SpeakSentences and Contexts
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state of being despised or dishonored; disgrace; disobedience to, or open disrespect of
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brief and compact; expressing much in few words
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pledge, undertaking; act of binding yourself to a course of action
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having no name; having unknown or unacknowledged name
arid  SpeakSentences and Contexts
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warn; counsel someone against something to be avoided
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somewhat old; advanced beyond middle age
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comparable; similar or alike
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dry; lacking moisture, especially having insufficient rainfall to support trees or plants
articulate  SpeakSentences and Contexts
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expressing oneself easily in clear and effective language
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declare unavailable, as for security reasons; arrange or order by classes or categories
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state of being despised or dishonored; disgrace; disobedience to, or open disrespect of
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brave; daring; intrepid; impudent
beckon  SpeakSentences and Contexts
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take in marriage; marry; give one's loyalty or support to; adopt
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signal or summon, as by nodding or waving; attract because of inviting or enticing appearance
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melt; liquefy; cause to pass into solution; cause to disappear or vanish
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come or send forth from a source, used chiefly of intangible thing, as light
bilateral  SpeakSentences and Contexts
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puzzle; difficult problem
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two-sided; mutual
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bodily; of a material nature; tangible
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expressing oneself easily in clear and effective language
bold  SpeakSentences and Contexts
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brave; daring; intrepid; impudent
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oval building with tiers of seats from central open space or arena
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expression of strong disapproval or harsh criticism; blame
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puzzle; difficult problem
chaos  SpeakSentences and Contexts
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destroy courage or resolution by exciting dread; cause to lose enthusiasm
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brave; daring; intrepid; impudent
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puzzle; difficult problem
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disorder; condition or place of great disorder or confusion; disorderly mass
clash  SpeakSentences and Contexts
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put into motion or action; activate
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pledge, undertaking; act of binding yourself to a course of action
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make noise by striking against something; dash noisily together; meet in opposition
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disorder; condition or place of great disorder or confusion; disorderly mass
classify  SpeakSentences and Contexts
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declare unavailable, as for security reasons; arrange or order by classes or categories
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easily approached or entered; obtainable; easy to talk to or get along with
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put into motion or action; activate
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state of being despised or dishonored; disgrace; disobedience to, or open disrespect of
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v.
carry off by force; kidnap


Spelling Word: abduct
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n.
state of having contradictory or conflicting emotional attitudes, such as love and hate


Spelling Word: ambivalence
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n.
partial or total loss of memory, usually resulting from shock or illness


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v. Syn. clap; acclaim
acclaim; express approval, especially by clapping the hands


Spelling Word: applaud
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n.
mechanism that imitates actions of humans


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v. Syn. quarrel; argue
engage in a petty, bad-tempered quarrel


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n.
an account of the series of events making up a person's life; accounts of people's life


Spelling Word: biography
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a. Syn. energetic; swift
marked by speed, liveliness, and vigor; energetic; swift; keen or sharp in speech or manner


Spelling Word: brisk
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a. Syn. uniform; regular
being in agreement with itself; coherent; regular


Spelling Word: consistent
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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