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TOEFL Words 1926-1950

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vulgar
adj. lacking sophistication or good taste
vulnerable
adj. exposed to being attacked or harmed
wade
v. to walk through water or mud
wage
n. a fixed regular payment for work
warrant
n. an official authorization giving the police or some other body the power to make an arrest, search premises; v. to justify or necessitate
wary
adj. cautious about possible dangers or problems
waver
v. to begin to weaken
weakness
n. the state or condition of being weak
weary
adj. tired
weave
n. a particular way in which fabric is woven; v. to form fabric by crossing threads
wed
v. to marry
weird
adj. suggesting something supernatural or strange
wet
adj. covered or saturated with liquid
whirl
n. frantic activity; v. to move rapidly round and round
wholesome
adj. likely to make you healthy; having good moral effects
widespread
adj. spread among a large number or over a large area
wield
v. to hold and use a weapon or tool
wipe
v. to clean or dry by rubbing with a cloth or one's hand
withdraw
v. to stop take part in an activity; to move something back
wither
v. to become dry and shriveled
wrap
n. a loose outer garment or piece of material; v. to cover or enclose something in paper or soft material
wreck
n. the destruction of a ship at sea; v. to destroy or damage something
wrinkle
n. a slight line or fold, especially in fabric or the sin of the face; v. to make or become wrinkled
zealot
n. an excessively enthusiastic follower of a religion or politics
zenith
n. the time at which something is most powerful or successful