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TOEFL Vocabulary PDF

Have you been searching for a list of TOEFL vocabulary words, in one easy-to-use PDF? Well, look no further. 🙂 Introducing our latest resource, the Magoosh TOEFL Vocabulary PDF, including 200 of the most important words from our free TOEFL vocabulary flashcards.


TOEFL Vocabulary PDF


Here’s what to expect from this PDF:

  • 200 of the most important words + their definitions, written by our TOEFL expert Lucas
  • Difficulty level of words
  • Parts of speech
  • Example sentences to help you remember the words
  • Additional helpful resources


Since learning English vocabulary helps with every aspect of the TOEFL exam–speaking, reading, writing, and listening!–we think this PDF will be very helpful. 🙂 You can print it out and take it with you to study on the go, or use it on your computer or phone.  You can view and download it here!


Vocab PDF

As always, let us know if you have any questions about this in the comments below. Happy studying!

37 Responses to TOEFL Vocabulary PDF

  1. Altamash February 5, 2015 at 11:57 am #

    Thanks a lot Rachel. You guys are doing a great job. 🙂

    • Lucas Fink
      Lucas February 10, 2015 at 1:38 pm #


  2. Meraj February 12, 2015 at 10:47 pm #

    Thanks. I appreciate it.

    • Lucas Fink
      Lucas February 15, 2015 at 6:03 pm #

      You’re welcome!

      • Athanase NZAYISENGA March 5, 2015 at 12:49 pm #

        Thank to welcome me. Me too I am very proud to join you with very enthusiastic heart to learn much thing from you.

  3. Muhammad February 13, 2015 at 10:48 pm #

    Thank you very much guys … you are awesome !!!!

  4. Anne Marie P. February 15, 2015 at 3:28 am #

    This is a great resource! Thank you so much!!

    • Lucas Fink
      Lucas February 19, 2015 at 10:51 am #

      You’re welcome. 🙂

  5. Archer March 1, 2015 at 10:44 pm #

    That’s a great idea. However, it would be better if you took the sentences from more reliable sources. There’re a lot of mistakes in the sentences: There is a large amount of oil under the ice, but we have not BE able to access it. WHICH language we speak affects how we think about the world. Magazines heavily alter the photos they publish of celebrities. INSTEAD OF Magazines heavily alter the photos of celebrities they publish. And this is just the first 10 words.

    • Lucas Fink
      Lucas March 4, 2015 at 6:03 pm #

      Thanks for pointing those out! These example sentence are from our own heads. 🙂 Like anybody, we do make mistakes sometimes, so some typos have slipped in there. But we’re happy to fix them when we find them! We’ll fix the “be” typo as soon as we can. The others aren’t exactly errors (although I understand they aren’t perfect, stylistically), but I really appreciate you mentioning them!

    • Anónimos March 31, 2015 at 6:20 am #

      Grammar nazi above! Great PDF, thanks MaGoosh!

  6. Lourdes Chutu D April 20, 2015 at 8:52 am #

    Hello dear Magoosh team. It’s a very interesting page, thanks a lot for your practice help. Blessings!!

    • Lucas Fink
      Lucas April 20, 2015 at 12:11 pm #

      You’re welcome!

  7. Carolina May 5, 2015 at 11:35 am #

    It’s nice of you, but this list will not help for the reading section. The vocabulary questions are so much harder than the words on the list you made. Those would help on the writing section , yes! Anyway, thanks!!!

    • Lucas Fink
      Lucas May 7, 2015 at 11:28 am #

      Thanks for the feedback! I’m glad we could help a bit. This list is meant to be the most common and most important academic words that you see and use on the TOEFL. They will be in the reading passages, as well as in the lectures and yes, in your essays, too! But you’re right that reading section vocabulary questions can include a wide range of words. We can’t make a list of all possible words that appear in those questions, because there are simply too many, but the most common ones—the most important ones—are here in this list. 🙂

  8. wafaa May 17, 2015 at 7:10 pm #

    thanks alot sweet 🙂

    • Lucas Fink
      Lucas Verney-Fink May 18, 2015 at 2:06 pm #

      You’re welcome!

  9. angelina febrini July 19, 2015 at 11:13 pm #

    thanks a lot…really helps me…well done guys!!!

    • Rachel Wisuri
      Rachel Wisuri July 20, 2015 at 9:39 am #

      Thanks, Angelina!

  10. Nhung Nguyen August 1, 2015 at 7:32 pm #

    Thanks a lot 🙂

    • Lucas Fink
      Lucas Fink August 3, 2015 at 1:42 pm #

      You’re welcome!

  11. Ravi August 25, 2015 at 11:57 am #

    Really that’s awesome… it can help me easily to solve vocab questions…

    • Lucas Fink
      Lucas Fink August 27, 2015 at 9:44 am #

      You’re welcome!

  12. Ashley October 6, 2015 at 11:04 am #

    Thanks a lot!

    • Lucas Fink
      Lucas Fink October 12, 2015 at 4:00 pm #

      You’re welcome. 🙂

  13. Pomme November 29, 2015 at 1:46 am #

    Thank you so much

  14. Monika khadka December 9, 2015 at 5:07 am #

    Thanks alot..

  15. Arifin December 28, 2015 at 12:50 am #

    This is the most comprehensive TOEFL preparation site. Keep up the awesome work, guys!

  16. Mubeen January 1, 2016 at 10:26 am #

    Thank you very much!

  17. Aashiq khan January 5, 2016 at 11:55 pm #

    Thanks alot

  18. Abdul bari January 13, 2016 at 7:35 am #

    great job!
    it can help those who prepares for TOEFL.

  19. Sarah January 20, 2016 at 10:02 am #

    Thanks a lot for your help (y) Great job!

  20. Jinhee Lee January 21, 2016 at 3:53 pm #

    It’s so nice. Thanks!

  21. A hahahaha February 27, 2016 at 12:34 pm #

    Thank you very much, I really appreciate it.

  22. Ganesh Pokhrel July 23, 2016 at 5:12 am #

    Thank you ! so much Really, it gave me comprehensively used words to boost my vocab following with its definitions. Great job guys!!!

  23. Ice novita August 22, 2016 at 5:32 am #

    Thank u so much Lucas 🙂

  24. Sayyed Mustafa October 30, 2016 at 12:44 am #

    Dude ,Thanks a bundle
    I wish all the luck in the world for you guys

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