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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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affluent: Read
/'æflʊənt/ a.
having an abundant supply of money or possessions of value

aggressive: Read
/'əgrɛsɪv/ a.
making assaults; unjustly attacking; combative; hostile; tending to spread quickly

alacrity: Read
/ə'lækrɪtɪ/ n.
cheerful promptness or willingness; eagerness; speed or quickness

alienate: Read
/'eɪlɪəneɪt/ v. Syn. estrange; transfer; separate
cause to become unfriendly or hostile; transfer property or ownership; isolate or dissociate emotionally

allay: Read
/ə'leɪ/ v. Syn. calm; pacify; relieve
calm; pacify; reduce the intensity of; relieve

allude: Read
/ə'lu:d/ v. Syn. imply; refer
refer casually or indirectly, or by suggestion

allure: Read
/ə'ljʊə(r)/ v. Syn. entice; attract
attract with something desirable; be highly, often subtly attractive

allusion: Read
/ə'lu:ʒ(ə)n/ n. Syn. metaphor
indirect reference; symbolical reference or comparison; metaphor

ambiguous: Read
/æm'bɪgjʊəs/ a.
unclear or doubtful in meaning

amiable: Read
/'eɪmɪəb(ə)l/ a. Syn. agreeable; lovable
good-natured and likable; lovable; warmly friendly

analogous: Read
/ə'næləgəs/ a. Syn. comparable
comparable; similar or alike

analogy: Read
/ə'nælədʒɪ/ n. Syn. similarity; parallelism
similarity in some respects; comparison based on similarity

anarchy: Read
/'ænəkɪ/ n. Syn. lawlessness; disorder
absence of governing body; state of disorder; political disorder and confusion

animus: Read
/'ænɪməs/ n. Syn. enmity; disposition
feeling of enmity or ill will; attitude that informs one's actions; disposition

annals: Read
/'æn(ə)lz/ n. Syn. records; history
chronological record of the events of successive years

anonymous: Read
/ə'nɒnɪməs/ a. Syn. unknown; nameless
having no name; having unknown or unacknowledged name

anthology: Read
/æn'θɒlədʒɪ/ n. Syn. collection
book of literary selections by various authors

antithesis: Read
/æn'tɪθəsɪs/ n. Syn. contrast
contrast; direct contrast; opposition

apathetic: Read
/æpə'θɛtɪk/ a.
feeling or showing a lack of interest or concern; indifferent

apathy: Read
/'æpəθɪ/ n. Syn. indifference
lack of caring; indifference

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admonition  Read
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staff or truncheon for various purposes, as one of a conductor in musical performances, one transferred by runners in a relay race
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cheerful promptness or willingness; eagerness; speed or quickness
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scatter; drive away; cause to vanish
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gentle or friendly reproof; cautionary advice or warning
alienate  Read
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inherent ability; quickness in learning and understanding
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like corpse; pale; Having appearance or color of dead human body
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emotionally hardened; unfeeling; toughened
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cause to become unfriendly or hostile; transfer property or ownership; isolate or dissociate emotionally
amiable  Read
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inherent ability; quickness in learning and understanding
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like corpse; pale; Having appearance or color of dead human body
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good-natured and likable; lovable; warmly friendly
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emotionally hardened; unfeeling; toughened
aptitude  Read
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inherent ability; quickness in learning and understanding
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spacious and comfortable; fit; proper; convenient
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great flood; heavy downpour; any overflowing of water
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generous in providing aid to others; charitable
archetype  Read
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lacking moral restraint; indulging in sensual pleasures or vices
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something given or received as payment as for a service or loss or injury
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bitter and sharp in language, tone, or manner
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prototype; original model or type after which other similar things are patterned
benevolent  Read
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having been shortened; effectively cut short; rudely brief or abrupt, as in speech or manner
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staff or truncheon for various purposes, as one of a conductor in musical performances, one transferred by runners in a relay race
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bitter and sharp in language, tone, or manner
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generous in providing aid to others; charitable
blandishment  Read
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flattery; speech or action expressive of affection or kindness, and tending to win the heart
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inherent ability; quickness in learning and understanding
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lacking stimulating or mild; agreeable
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take into custody; arrest a criminal; grasp mentally; perceive
callous  Read
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person who appeals to people's prejudice; false leader of people
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calm; impartial; unaffected by strong emotion or prejudice
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emotionally hardened; unfeeling; toughened
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shrink or recoil, as in fear, disgust or embarrassment; bend or crouch with base humility
chicanery  Read
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flattery; speech or action expressive of affection or kindness, and tending to win the heart
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mean or unfair artifice to obscure truth; deception by trickery or sophistry
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in a position that is turned toward one side; away from correct course
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nonbeliever; one who denies the existence of god
commodious  Read
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spacious and comfortable; fit; proper; convenient
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constant in application or attention; diligent; unceasing or persistent
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calm; impartial; unaffected by strong emotion or prejudice
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lacking moral restraint; indulging in sensual pleasures or vices
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/æb'sti:mɪəs/ a. Syn. temperate
sparing or moderation in eating and drinking; temperate


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/ækə'dɛmɪk/ a. Syn. scholarly; collegiate; theoretical
related to school; not practical or directly useful; relating to scholarly organization; based on formal education


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/æprə'beɪʃ(ə)n/ n. Syn. approval
expression of warm approval; praise


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/bɪ'laɪ/ v. Syn. contradict
contradict; give a false impression


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


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


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/ʃɪ'keɪnərɪ/ n. Syn. trickery; deception
mean or unfair artifice to obscure truth; deception by trickery or sophistry


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/'sɜrkəmspɛkt/ a. Syn. prudent; cautious
carefully aware of all circumstances; cautious


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/kən'si:d/ v. Syn. admit; yield
admit; yield; give up physical control of another


Spelling Word: concede
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/kən'doʊl/ v. Syn. grieve
grieve; express sympathy; speak sympathetically to one in pain, grief, or misfortune


Spelling Word: condole