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This list has 600 TOEFL words with hard level. The list is initially from an EFL student help web page of IOWA S. Univ., is for academic students who are already in USA. Basically, this is a difficult word list for TOEFL reading test. If you want to have a good score in reading test, or to improve your reading skill, you may challenge this word list. AS we said, this list itself is from internet. But tutors of www.examword.com revised some definitions, added synonyms and extra definitions in 20 languages. The new contents appended to the list will help TOEFL test takers to master word meaning in unambiguous and precise, so that they can understand these words correctly and quickly in reading test. This is why we recommend high score hunters take this list as part of preparation for TOEFL reading test.


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besmirch: Read
/bɪ'smɜrtʃ/ v.
soil, smear so as to make dirty or stained

biased: Read
/'baɪəs(ɪ)d/ a. Syn. slanted; prejudiced
favoring one person or side over another; prejudiced

bizarre: Read
/bɪ'zɑr(r)/ a. Syn. fantastic
fantastic; violently contrasting; strangely unconventional in style or appearance

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

blandishment: Read
/'blændɪʃmənt/ n. Syn. flattery
flattery; speech or action expressive of affection or kindness, and tending to win the heart

blemish: Read
/'blɛmɪʃ/ v.
mark with deformity; injure or impair, as anything which is excellent; make defective, either the body or mind

blight: Read
/blaɪt/ v.
blast; prevent the growth and fertility of; destroy the happiness of; ruin; frustrate

blithe: Read
/blaɪð/ a. Syn. gay; joyous; heedless
gay; joyous; carefree and lighthearted

bombastic: Read
/bɒm'bæstɪk/ a. Syn. pompous
pompous; using inflated language; high-sounding but with little meaning

boorish: Read
/'bʊərɪʃ/ a. Syn. rude; clumsy; illiterate
rude and clumsy in behavior; ungentlemanly; awkward in manners

bucolic: Read
/bju:'kɒlɪk/ a. Syn. rustic; pastoral
rustic; pastoral; agricultural; relating to country affairs, or to shepherd's life and occupation

buffoon: Read
/bʌ'fu:n/ n.
one who makes a practice of amusing others by low tricks, antic gestures; droll; mimic; clown

bulwark: Read
/'bʊlwək/ n.
earthwork or other strong defense; person who defends

bumptious: Read
/'bʌmpʃəs/ a.
offensively self-assertive; liable to give or take offense; forward; pushing

cabal: Read
/kə'bæl/ n.
small group of persons secretly united to promote their own interests

cacophonous: Read
/kə'kɒfənəs/ a. Syn. discordant; inharmonious
discordant; inharmonious; sounding harshly; ill-sounding

cadaverous: Read
/kə'dævərəs/ a. Syn. pale
like corpse; pale; Having appearance or color of dead human body

callous: Read
/'kæləs/ a.
emotionally hardened; unfeeling; toughened

candid: Read
/'kændɪd/ a. Syn. straightforward; frank
straightforward; frank; free from prejudice; impartial

candor: Read
/kændə(r)/ n. Syn. frankness
frankness; quality of being honest and straightforward in attitude and speech

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 TOEFL Words with Synonyms - QuizMore Quizzes Show Quiz 
accelerate  Read
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god; divinity; supernatural things
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move faster; cause to develop or progress more quickly; occur sooner than expected
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calm; pacify; reduce the intensity of; relieve
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something given or received as payment as for a service or loss or injury
affluent  Read
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use of force to get someone to obey
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having an abundant supply of money or possessions of value
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lasting for long period; marked by frequent recurrence, as certain diseases
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differing in some characteristics; various
auspicious  Read
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attended by favorable circumstances; marked by success; prosperous
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frankness; quality of being honest and straightforward in attitude and speech
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similarity in some respects; comparison based on similarity
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inherent ability; quickness in learning and understanding
bane  Read
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having absolute, unchecked power; dictatorial
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differ in opinion or feeling; withhold assent or approval
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something causes misery or death; curse; fatal injury or ruin
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frankness; quality of being honest and straightforward in attitude and speech
bellicose  Read
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use of force to get someone to obey
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warlike or hostile in manner or temperament; showing or having impulse to be combative
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combine; fuse; grow together; come together so as to form one whole; unite
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like corpse; pale; Having appearance or color of dead human body
cacophonous  Read
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expression of sympathy with another in sorrow or grief.
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attended by favorable circumstances; marked by success; prosperous
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warn; counsel someone against something to be avoided
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discordant; inharmonious; sounding harshly; ill-sounding
candor  Read
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opponent in contest; someone who offers opposition
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warn; counsel someone against something to be avoided
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small group of persons secretly united to promote their own interests
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frankness; quality of being honest and straightforward in attitude and speech
captious  Read
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having absolute, unchecked power; dictatorial
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intended to confuse in an argument
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speaking and repeating loud words; full of clamor; calling or demanding loudly or urgently; vociferous; noisy; bawling; loud
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sparing or moderation in eating and drinking; temperate
castigate  Read
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soil, smear so as to make dirty or stained
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criticize severely; punish; revise or make corrections to publication
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move faster; cause to develop or progress more quickly; occur sooner than expected
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inherent ability; quickness in learning and understanding
circumspect  Read
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carefully aware of all circumstances; cautious
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differing in some characteristics; various
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expression of sympathy with another in sorrow or grief.
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warn; counsel someone against something to be avoided
 TOEFL Words with Synonyms - SpellMore Exercises Show Exercise 
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/ə'brɪdʒ/ v. Syn. condense; shorten
condense; shorten; reduce length of written text


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/əd'mɒnɪʃ/ v. Syn. warn; reprove
warn; counsel someone against something to be avoided


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/i:s'θɛtɪk/ a. Syn. artistic; elegant
elegant or tasteful; of or concerning appreciation of beauty or good taste


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/æm'bɪgjʊəs/ a.
unclear or doubtful in meaning


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/'ɑrbɪtə(r)/ n. Syn. judge
person with power to decide a dispute; judge


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/ærɪs'tɒkrəsɪ/ n.
hereditary nobility; privileged class


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/ə'saɪləm/ n. Syn. protection
place of refuge or shelter; protection


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/bə'nɑrl/;/'beɪnl/ a. Syn. dull; commonplace; trite
obvious and dull; commonplace; lacking originality


Spelling Word: banal
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/'bæntə(r)/ n.
good-humored, playful conversation


Spelling Word: banter
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/bɪ'smɜrtʃ/ v.
soil, smear so as to make dirty or stained


Spelling Word: besmirch