Important English Words

  • 1. Abase

    Means: Cause To Feel Shame

  • 2. Aberration

    Means: A State Or Condition Markedly Different From The Normal

  • 3. Abject

    Means: Most Unfortunate Or Miserable

  • 4. Abrasive

    Means: Sharply Disagreeable, Rigorous

  • 5. Abstain

    Means: Choose Not To Consume

  • 6. Abundant

    Means: Present In Great Quantity

  • 7. Abundant

    Means: Present In Great Quantity

  • 8. Accede

    Means: Yield To Another’s Wish Or Opinion

  • 9. Accentuate

    Means: To Stress, Single Out As Important

  • 10. Acclimate

    Means: Get Used To A Certain Climate

  • 11. Accomplice

    Means: A Person Who Joins With Another In Carrying Out Some Plan

  • 12. Accord

    Means: Concurrence Of Opinion

  • 13. Acerbic

    Means: Harsh Or Corrosive In Tone

  • 14. Acme

    Means: The Highest Stage Of Development

  • 15. Acquiesce

    Means: To Agree Or Express Agreement

 

  • 16. Acquit

    Means: Pronounce Not Guilty Of Criminal Charges

  • 17. Ad Hoc

    Means: Provisional, Temporary

  • 18. Adverse

    Means: Contrary To Your Interests Or Welfare

  • 19. Aesthete

    Means: A Person Who Is Appreciative Of And Sensitive To Art And Beauty

  • 20. Afflict

    Means: Cause Physical Pain Or Suffering In

  • 21. Allege

    Means: Report Or Maintain

  • 22. Allude

    Means: Make A More Or Less Disguised Reference To

  • 23. Ample

    Means: More Than Enough In Size Or Scope Or Capacity

  • 24. Anticipate

    Means: Be Excited Or Anxious About

  • 25. Antipathy

    Means: A Feeling Of Intense Dislike

  • 26. Apparent

    Means: Obvious

  • 27. Append

    Means: Add To The Very End

  • 28. Apt

    Means: Naturally Disposed Toward

  • 29. Arbitrate

    Means: Act Between Parties With A View To Reconciling Differences

  • 30. Artefact

    Means: An Object Made By A Human Being, Typically One Of Cultural Or Historical Interest.

  • 31. Ascetic

    Means: A Person Who Practices Such Self-discipline.

  • 32. Aspire

    Means: Have An Ambitious Plan

  • 33. Assail

    Means: Attack Someone Physically Or Emotionally

  • 34. Asunder

    Means: Into Separate Pieces

  • 35. Atone

    Means: To Doing Something Right For Some Wrong Done

  • 36. Attire

    Means: Clothing Of A Distinctive Style Or For A Particular Occasion

  • 37. August

    Means: Dignified

  • 38. Austere

    Means: Severely Simple

  • 39. Avarice

    Means: Extreme Greed For Material Wealth

  • 40. Aversion

    Means: A Feeling Of Intense Dislike

  • 41. Avid

    Means: Marked By Active Interest And Enthusiasm

  • 42. Awe

    Means: An Overwhelming Feeling Of Wonder Or Admiration

  • 43. Awesome

    Means: Amazing

  • 44. Banality

    Means: Predictable, Obvious

  • 45. Bemused

    Means: Filled With Bewilderment

 

  • Beseech

    Means: Ask For Or Request Earnestly

  • 47. Besiege

    Means: To Attack With Army

  • 48. Bestow

    Means: Present

  • 49. Betrothed

    Means: Engaged

  • 50. Bland

    Means: Lacking Stimulating Characteristics, Uninteresting

  • 51. Boast

    Means: Show Off

  • 52. Brag

    Means: Boast

  • 53. Brisk

    Means: Active, Fast, Energetic

  • 54. Brook

    Means: A Natural Stream Of Water Smaller Than A River

  • 55. Bully

    Means: A Person Who Uses Strength Or Power To Harm Or Intimidate Those Who Are Weaker.

  • 56. Candid

    Means: Straightforward And Truthful

  • 57. Capitulate

    Means: Surrender Under Agreed Conditions

  • 58. Caprice

    Means: A Sudden Desire

  • 59. Cardinal

    Means: Cardinal Is A High-ranking Bishop

  • 60. Cite

    Means: Make Reference To

  • 61. Clad

    Means: Dressed Or Covered

  • 62. Cleave

    Means: Separate Or Cut With A Tool, Such As A Sharp Instrument

  • 63. Clemency

    Means: Mercy, Lenience

  • 64. Coast

    Means: The Shore Of A Sea Or Ocean

  • 65. Cohere

    Means: Cause To Form A United, Orderly, And Aesthetically Consistent Whole

  • 66. Concept

    Means: An Abstract Or General Idea Inferred Or Derived From Specific Instances

  • 67. Confer

    Means: Have A Conference In Order To Talk Something Over

  • 68. Confined

    Means: Restricted

  • 69. Conscientious

    Means: Characterized By Extreme Care And Great Effort

  • 70. Consecrate

    Means: Render Holy By Means Of Religious Rites

  • 71. Consider

    Means: Deem To Be

  • 72. Conspicuous

    Means: Obvious To The Eye Or Mind

  • 73. Constellation

    Means: A Group Of Stars Forming A Recognizable Pattern That Is Traditionally Named After Its Apparent Form Or Identified With A Mythological Figure.

  • 74. Constrained

    Means: Lacking Spontaneity, Not Natural

  • 75. Contempt

    Means: Lack Of Respect

  • 76. Contend

    Means: Compete For Something

  • 77. Contrive

    Means: Make Or Work Out A Plan For; Devise

  • 78. Convention

    Means: A Meeting, Usually Of A Particular Group

  • 79. Cower

    Means: To Shrink In Fear

  • 80. Daunting

    Means: Seeming Difficult To Deal With In Prospect.

  • 81. Deceive

    Means: Cheat, Delude, Beguile

  • 82. Decorum

    Means: Propriety In Manners And Conduct

  • 83. Decree

    Means: An Official Order That Has The Force Of Law.

  • 84. Delicacy

    Means: The Quality Of Being Beautiful And Delicate In Appearance

  • 85. Demographer

    Means: A Scientist Who Studies The Growth And Density Of Populations And Their Vital Statistics

  • 86. Deprave

    Means: Corrupt

  • 87. Despair

    Means: A State In Which All Hope Is Lost Or Absent

  • 88. Despicable

    Means: Contemptible, Detestable, Not Lovable

  • 89. Destitute

    Means: Without The Basic Necessities Of Life.

  • 90. Dingy

    Means: Covered With Dirt

  • 91. Disconcert

    Means: Feels Confused And Out Of Sorts

  • 92. Discreet

    Means: Quiet, Prudent

  • 93. Disposition

    Means: Your Usual Mood Or Attitude Towards Life

  • 94. Distinction

    Means: A Discrimination Between Things As Different And Distinct

  • 95. Dwell

    Means: Think Moodily Or Anxiously About Something

  • 96. Ebb

    Means: Fall Away Or Decline

  • 97. Edict

    Means: A Formal Or Authoritative Proclamation

  • 98. Edifice

    Means: Building

  • 99. Elaborate

    Means: Marked By Complexity And Richness Of Detail

  • 100. Elude

    Means: Escape

  • 101. Emulate

    Means: Imitate, Compete, Mimic

  • 102. Enduring

    Means: Unceasing

  • 103. Enjoin

    Means: Give Instructions To Or Direct Somebody To Do Something With Authority

  • 104. Enmity

    Means: The State Or Feeling Of Being Actively Opposed

  • 105. Ensue

    Means: Issue Or Terminate

 

  • 106. Entreat

    Means: Ask For Or Request Earnestly

  • 107. Evasive

    Means: Dishonest

  • 108. Evident

    Means: Clear

  • 109. Exalt

    Means: Praise, Glorify Or Honor

  • 110. Exasperate

    Means: Irritate

  • 111. Exert

    Means: Make A Great Effort At A Mental Or Physical Task

  • 112. Exertion

    Means: Use Of Physical Or Mental Energy, Hard Work

  • 113. Exhausted

    Means: Tired

  • 114. Explicate

    Means: Elaborate, Explain

  • 115. Exploit

    Means: Draw From

  • 116. Extort

    Means: Obtain By Coercion Or Intimidation

  • 117. Facile

    Means: Arrived At Without Due Care Or Effort, Lacking Depth

  • 118. Fancy

    Means: Imagine, Conceive Of, See In One’s Mind

  • 119. Fathom

    Means: Come To Understand

  • 120. Fervent

    Means: Characterized By Intense Emotion

  • 121. Flourish

    Means: Grow Vigorously

  • 122. Foreword

    Means: A Short Introduction To A Book, Preface

  • 123. Forsake

    Means: Leave Someone Who Needs

  • 124. Fortitude

    Means: Emotional Power

  • 125. Fray

    Means: A Noisy Fight

  • 126. Fufore

    Means: Excitement

  • 127. Furnish

    Means: Provide Or Equip With Furniture

  • 128. Gentry

    Means: The Most Powerful Members Of A Society

  • 129. Germane

    Means: Relevant

  • 130. Gird

    Means: Get Ready For The Dangerous Situation

  • 131. Grapple

    Means: Try To Overcome

  • 132. Hapless

    Means: Unfortunate

  • 133. Harry

    Means: Annoy Continually Or Chronically

  • 134. Headlong

    Means: In A Hasty Or Rushly Manner

  • 135. Heed

    Means: Pay Close Attention To

  • 136. Horde

    Means: A Moving Crowd

  • 137. Humiliate

    Means: Cause To Feel Shame, Hurt The Pride Of

  • 138. Impel

    Means: Cause To Move Forward With Force

  • 139. Imposed

    Means: Set Forth Authoritatively As Obligatory

  • 140. Imposing

    Means: Impressive In Appearance

  • 141. Impudent

    Means: Not Showing Due Respect For Another Person.

  • 142. Impulsive

    Means: Spontaneous Or Forceful

  • 143. Indolent

    Means: Lazy

  • 144. Inevitable

    Means: Unavoidable, Unpreventable

  • 145. Infallible

    Means: Incapable Of Failure Or Error

  • 146. Insist

    Means: Be Emphatic Or Resolute

  • 147. Inspire

    Means: To Excite, Encourage, Or Breathe Life Into

  • 148. Instance

    Means: An Occurrence Of Something

  • 149. Insurgent

    Means: A Rebel Or A Revolutionary

  • 150. Intimate

    Means: Marked By Close Acquaintance, Association, Or Familiarity

 

  • 151. Intrigue

    Means: Cause To Be Interested Or Curious

  • 152. Jerk

    Means: Jolt, Pull, Blockhead, Dolt

  • 153. Keen

    Means: Interest In Something, Focused

  • 154. Kindle

    Means: Catch Fire

  • 155. Labor

    Means: Any Piece Of Work That Is Undertaken Or Attempted

  • 156. Languid

    Means: Lacking Spirit Or Liveliness

  • 157. Laquacious

    Means: Talkative Or Chatty

  • 158. Latitude

    Means: Freedom From Normal Restraints In Conduct

  • 159. Leverage

    Means: Clout, Power, Influence, Advantage

  • 160. Levy

    Means: Impose (a Tax, Fee, Or Fine)

  • 161. Loath

    Means: Strongly Opposed

  • 162. Lofty

    Means: Of Imposing Height

  • 163. Luxuriant

    Means: Produced Or Growing In Extreme Abundance

  • 164. Malice

    Means: Feeling A Need To See Others Suffer

  • 165. Manifest

    Means: Reveal Its Presence Or Make An Appearance

 

  • 166. Manifestation

    Means: A Clear Appearance

  • 167. Maverick

    Means: Open Minded

  • 168. Minute

    Means: Very Small

  • 169. Monetary

    Means: Relating To Or Involving Money

  • 170. Mortify

    Means: Cause To Feel Shame, Hurt The Pride Of

  • 171. Muddle

    Means: Confuse, Mix Up, Confound, Jumble, Tangle

  • 172. Multitude

    Means: A Large Indefinite Number

  • 173. Muse

    Means: Reflect Deeply On A Subject

  • 174. Muster

    Means: Gather Or Bring Together

  • 175. Nerd

    Means: Geek, Techie

  • 176. Nostalgic

    Means: Sentimental, Wistful

  • 177. Notion

    Means: A General Inclusive Concept

  • 178. Obscure

    Means: Not Discovered

  • 179. Obsolete

    Means: Outdated, Superannuated

  • 180. Odium

    Means: State Of Disgrace Resulting From Detestable Behavior

  • 181. Oppress

    Means: To Use Authority To Keep Someone Down

  • 182. Outskirts

    Means: Outlying Areas

  • 183. Pacify

    Means: To Bring Peace Or Calm To The Situation

  • 184. Parable

    Means: A Short Moral Story

  • 185. Passage

    Means: A Section Of Text

  • 186. Pathetic

    Means: Pitiable, Pitiful, Paltry

  • 187. Paucity

    Means: Scarcity, Shortage, Dearth

  • 188. Pawn

    Means: Gurantee

  • 189. Perceptible

    Means: Noticeable, Sensible, Observable

  • 190. Perish

    Means: Slow Death Or Non Violent Death

  • 191. Perpetrate

    Means: Perform An Act, Usually With A Negative Connotation

  • 192. Perplexed

    Means: To Feel Completely Baffled

  • 193. Persist

    Means: Continue To Exist

  • 194. Petrified

    Means: So Frightened That Not Able To Move Or Think

  • 195. Pious

    Means: Having Or Showing Or Expressing Reverence For A Deity

  • 196. Plead

    Means: Enter A Plea

  • 197. Plight

    Means: Unfortunate Situation, Difficult

  • 198. Poke

    Means: Jab, Prod, Pry

  • 199. Ponder

    Means: Think About Carefully, Especially Before Making A Decision Or Reaching A Conclusion.

  • 200. Precept

    Means: Rule Of Personal Conduct

  • 201. Pretense

    Means: Pretext, Sham, Excuse

  • 202. Procrastination

    Means: Act Of Delaying Something

  • 203. Procurement

    Means: Obtainment, Acquirement

  • 204. Project

    Means: A Planned Undertaking

  • 205. Prowess

    Means: Exceptional Skill Or Ability

  • 206. Queer

    Means: Strange

  • 207. Quirk

    Means: A Strange Act

  • 208. Radiant

    Means: Shining

  • 209. Rail

    Means: Criticize Severely

  • 210. Ratify

    Means: Approve And Express Assent

  • 211. Rave

    Means: Praise Enthusiastically

  • 212. Reconciliation

    Means: Rapprochement, Settlement

  • 213. Recourse

    Means: Source Of Help

  • 214. Remorseful

    Means: Feeling Or Expressing Pain Or Sorrow For Sins Or Offenses.

  • 215. Repatriation

    Means: The Act Of Returning To The Country Of Origin.

  • 216. Repeal

    Means: Cancel Officially

  • 217. Repent

    Means: Regret

  • 218. Restraint

    Means: Restriction, Reserve, Limitation, Control

  • 219. Retaliate

    Means: To Take Revenge

  • 220. Reticent

    Means: Silent

  • 221. Retort

    Means: A Quick Reply To A Question Or Remark

  • 222. Retraction

    Means: To Withdraw A Statement Or Any Charge

  • 223. Rhetoric

    Means: Using Language Effectively To Please Or Persuade

  • 224. Sanction

    Means: Give Authority Or Permission To

  • 225. Sanctity

    Means: The State Or Quality Of Being Holy, Sacred, Or Saintly

  • 226. Sarcastic

    Means: Biting, Sardonic

  • 227. Satire

    Means: Witty Language Used To Convey Insults Or Scorn

  • 228. Scarce

    Means: Deficient In Quantity Or Number Compared With The Demand

  • 229. Scorching

    Means: Very Hot, Burning, Torrid

  • 230. Sentinel

    Means: A Person Keeping Watch

  • 231. Shook

    Means: Emotionally Disturbed Or Upset

  • 232. Shrewd

    Means: Clever

  • 233. Slay

    Means: Kill Intentionally And With Premeditation

  • 234. Slew

    Means: Large Number Or Amount

  • 235. Slovenly

    Means: Dirty

  • 236. Sob

    Means: Weep Convulsively

  • 237. Sobbing

    Means: Cry Noisely

  • 238. Sobriquet

    Means: A Person’s Nickname.

  • 239. Solace

    Means: Consolation, Comfort, Relief

  • 240. Squander

    Means: Waste, Dissipate, Lavish

 

  • 241. Staid

    Means: Dignified, Respectable

  • 242. Stake

    Means: A Strong Wooden Or Metal Post With A Point At One End So It Can Be Driven Into The Ground

  • 243. Steep

    Means: Having A Sharp Inclination

  • 244. Stipulate

    Means: Specify As A Condition Or Requirement In A Contract Or Agreement

  • 245. Stock

    Means: The Capital Raised By A Corporation Through The Issue Of Shares Entitling Holders To An Ownership Interest

  • 246. Stratum

    Means: People Having The Same Social, Economic, Or Educational Status

  • 247. Strife

    Means: Quarrel, Contention, Dispute, Fight, Conflict

  • 248. Stubborn

    Means: Obstinate, Unrelenting

  • 249. Stump

    Means: Cause To Be Perplexed Or Confounded

  • 250. Sublime

    Means: Of High Moral Or Intellectual Value, Elevated In Nature Or Style

  • 251. Subside

    Means: Wear Off Or Die Down

  • 252. Sulking

    Means: Be Silent, Morose

  • 253. Suppliant

    Means: Humbly Entreating

  • 254. Symmetry

    Means: Balance Among The Parts Of Something

  • 255. Tarry

    Means: Leave Slowly And Hesitantly

  • 256. Throng

    Means: Press Tightly Together Or Cram

  • 257. Toil

    Means: To Work Hard

  • 258. Tout

    Means: To Praise Or To Boast

  • 259. Tract

    Means: A System Of Body Parts That Together Serve Some Particular Purpose

  • 260. Trauma

    Means: Serious Injury Or Shock

  • 261. Tread

    Means: A Step In Walking Or Running

  • 262. Trifles

    Means: A Thing Of Little Value Or Importance.

  • 263. Uncouth

    Means: Rough

  • 264. Vain

    Means: Unproductive Of Success

  • 265. Valet

    Means: Servant

  • 266. Venerable

    Means: Impressive By Reason Of Age

  • 267. Venerate

    Means: Regard With Feelings Of Respect And Reverence

  • 268. Vex

    Means: Cause Annoyance In, Disturb, Especially By Minor Irritations

  • 269. Visage

    Means: The Human face

  • 270. Wander

           Means: to move or cause to move

  • 271. Wax

    Means: Grow Larger Or Increase

  • 272. Weigh

    Means: To Be Oppressive Or Burdensome

  • 273. Wistful

    Means: Showing Pensive Sadness

  • 274. Wont

    Means: A Custom Or Habit