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4000 IELTS Academic Words List (10)

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jail
jam
jar
jealous
jealousy
jelly
jeopardize
jerk
jettison
jewel
jewelry
jog
journal
journalism
journalist
judgement
juice
juicy
jumble
junction
jungle
junior
jury
justice
justifiable
justification
justify
juvenile
kangaroo
keen
kernel
kerosene
keyboard
kidnap
kidney
kindle
kingdom
kneel
knit
knob
knot
label
laborer
lace
lag
lamb
lame
landing
landscape
lane
lap
lapse
largely
lark
laser
lasting
latent
lateral
latitude
launch
laundry
lawn
lay
layer
layout
leadership
leading
leaflet
league
leak
lean
leap
lease
lecture
legal
legend
legendary
legislation
legitimate
leisure
lengthen
leopard
lever
levy
liability
liable
liberal
liberate
liberty
license
lick
lift
light
likelihood
likewise
limb
limestone
limousine
limp
line
linear
linen
liner
linger
linguistics
link
liquid
liquor
list
literacy
literal
literally
literary
literate
literature
litter
livelihood
lively
liver
livestock
load
loaf
loan
lobby
lobster
locality
locate
location
lock
locomotive
locust
lodge
lodging
lofty
log
logic
logical
longevity
longitude
loom
loop
loose
loosen
lose
lottery
lounge
low
loyal
lubricate
lumber
luminous
lump
lunar
luxurious
luxury


jail: Read
n. Syn. prison
(जेल) building for confinement of persons held in lawful custody

jam: Read
v.
(जाम) crush or bruise; get stuck; press tightly together

jar: Read
n. Syn. pitcher; vase
(जार) pitcher; vase; small, cylindrical container for food, normally made of glass or clay

jealous: Read
a. Syn. zealous; solicitous; vigilant
(ईर्ष्या) resentful or bitter in rivalry; envious

jealousy: Read
n. Syn. envy; covetousness
(ईर्ष्या) envy; jealous attitude or disposition

jelly: Read
n.
(जेली) substance having the consistency of semi-solid foods

jeopardize: Read
v. Syn. endanger; imperil
(ख़तरे में डालना) endanger; imperil; put at risk

jerk: Read
v.
(झटका) pull, or move with a sudden movement; move with abrupt, seemingly uncontrolled motions

jettison: Read
v.
(बोझ गिराना) throw overboard; eject from boat, submarine, aircraft, or spaceship

jewel: Read
n. Syn. gemstone; gem
(गहना) gemstone; costly ornament of precious metal or gem

jewelry: Read
n.
(गहने) adornment made of precious metals, as a bracelet or ring or necklace

jog: Read
v. Syn. run
(जोग) run or ride at a steady slow trot; give a push or shake to

journal: Read
n. Syn. magazine; periodical
(पत्रिका) magazine; periodical; log; diary; a ledger in which transactions have been recorded as they occurred

journalism: Read
n.
(पत्रकारिता) profession of reporting or photographing or editing news stories for one of the media

journalist: Read
n.
(पत्रकार) writer for newspapers and magazines

judgement: Read
n. Syn. decision; appraisal
(निर्णय) decision; appraisal

juice: Read
n. Syn. liquid
(रस) liquid; liquid part that can be extracted from plant or animal tissue

juicy: Read
a. Syn. succulent
(रसदार) full of juice; lucrative; richly interesting

jumble: Read
n. Syn. mix
(गड़बड़ी) assemble without order or sense; confused multitude of things; chaos; mess; mixture

junction: Read
n. Syn. connection; joint; intersection; crossing
(जंक्शन) connection; joint; intersection; crossing

jungle: Read
n. Syn. jumble
(जंगल) land densely overgrown with tropical vegetation; dense, confused mass

junior: Read
a.
(जूनियर) less advanced in age than another; younger; lower in standing or in rank

jury: Read
n.
(जूरी) committee appointed to judge a case

justice: Read
n.
(न्याय) quality of being just; practical conformity to human or divine law; equity; uprightness

justifiable: Read
a.
(न्यायोचित) capable of being justified, or shown to be just

justification: Read
n.
(औचित्य) good or just reason; condition or fact of being justified

justify: Read
v. Syn. vindicate; defend
(जलन औचित्य) adjust the spaces between words; show to be reasonable; explain, clear away

juvenile: Read
n. Syn. youth; young
(किशोर) youth; adolescent; not fully grown or developed

kangaroo: Read
n.
(कंगारू) animal that having large powerful hind legs and a long thick tail

keen: Read
a. Syn. acute; incisive
(उत्सुक) acute; incisive; sharp ; express grief verbally

kernel: Read
n. Syn. nut; core
(गिरी) central or vital part; most material and central part; grain or seed as of corn

kerosene: Read
n.
(मिट्टी के तेल) flammable hydrocarbon oil used as fuel in lamps and heaters

keyboard: Read
n.
(कीबोर्ड) device consisting of a set of keys on a piano or organ or typewriter or typesetting machine or computer

kidnap: Read
v.
(अपहरण) take by force or fear, and against one's will; seize and detain unlawfully and usually for ransom

kidney: Read
n.
(गुर्दा) glandular organ which excretes urea and other waste products from the animal body

kindle: Read
v. Syn. inspire
(जलाना) build or fuel a fire; cause to glow; light up; inspire

kingdom: Read
n. Syn. realm; domain; empire
(राज्य) rank, quality, state, or attributes of a king; royal authority; sovereign power; rule; dominion; monarchy

kneel: Read
v.
(घुटना टेकना) bend the knee; fall or rest on the knees

knit: Read
v.
(बुनना) contract into wrinkles; grow together; form into fabric by intertwining

knob: Read
n.
(घुंडी) hard protuberance; hard swelling or rising; bunch; lump

knot: Read
n.
(गाँठ) fastening together of one or more threads, cords, ropes; lump or loop formed in thread; ornamental tie

label: Read
n.
(लेबल) paper affixed to anything by inscription; slip of ribbon, parchment; writing annexed by way of addition

laborer: Read
n. Syn. worker; toiler
(मज़दूर) worker; someone who works with their hands

lace: Read
n.
(फीता) delicate decorative fabric woven in an open web of symmetrical patterns; rope; cord that is drawn through eyelets

lag: Read
v. Syn. delay; drag
(अंतराल) delay; drag; the act of slowing down or falling behind

lamb: Read
n.
(मेमने) the young of the sheep; simple, unsophisticated person

lame: Read
a.
(लंगड़ा) moving with pain or difficulty because of injury; disabled so that movement is difficult or impossible

landing: Read
n. Syn. touchdown
(लैंडिंग) touchdown; act of coming down to the earth

landscape: Read
n. Syn. scenery
(परिदृश्य) scenery; expanse of scenery that can be seen in a single view

lane: Read
n.
(लेन) passageway between fences which is not traveled as a highroad; narrow country road

lap: Read
v.
(गोद) take in food or drink with one's tongue; splash gently

lapse: Read
n.
(चूक) gliding, slipping, or gradual falling; unobserved or imperceptible progress; slip or error; failing in duty

largely: Read
ad. Syn. mainly
(मुख्यतः) in a large manner; for the most part; mainly

lark: Read
v.
(लवा) any of various small, singing passerine birds of the family Alaudidae; one who wakes early; one who is up with the larks

laser: Read
n.
(लेजर) optical device that produces an intense monochromatic beam of coherent light

lasting: Read
a. Syn. enduring; durable
(स्थायी) continuing or remaining for a long time; enduring; durable

latent: Read
a. Syn. dormant; hidden
(अव्यक्त) present or potential but not evident or active; dormant; hidden

lateral: Read
a. Syn. parallel; side
(पार्श्व) coming from side; situated at or extending to the side

latitude: Read
n.
(अक्षांश) freedom from normal restraints; angular distance north or south of the earth's equator

launch: Read
v. Syn. begin; originate; initiate
(लांच) begin; originate; initiate; send off; take off

laundry: Read
n. Syn. washing
(धोने) washing; workplace where clothes are washed and ironed

lawn: Read
n. Syn. landscape; grassland; meadow
(लॉन) landscape; grassland, usually tended or mowed; meadow

lay: Read
v. Syn. deposit
(परत) put into a certain place; cause to lie down; spread over a surface

layer: Read
n. Syn. tier; stratum
(रखना) tier; a relatively thin sheet like expanse or region lying over or under another

layout: Read
n.
(लेआउट) overall design of a page; plan or design of something that is laid out

leadership: Read
n. Syn. guidance; direction; authority
(नेतृत्व) guidance; direction; authority; position or office of a leader

leading: Read
a. Syn. main; principal
(प्रमुख) chief; principal; having a position in the lead; foremost

leaflet: Read
n.
(पर्चा) small leaf; leaf like organ or part

league: Read
n. Syn. association; union
(लीग) association; union

leak: Read
v. Syn. seep; ooze
(रिसाव) escape fluid from container through a hole or crack; tell anonymously; reveal

lean: Read
v.
(लॉरेल दुबला) bend or slant away from the vertical; rely for assistance or support

leap: Read
n. Syn. jump; hop
(छलांग) jump; hop; place jumped over or from

lease: Read
n. Syn. rent; charter
(पट्टा) rent; charter; engage for service under a term of contract

lecture: Read
n.
(व्याख्यान) teaching by giving a discourse on some subject; speech that is open to the public

legal: Read
a.
(कानूनी) created by, permitted by law; according to the law of works

legend: Read
n.
(किंवदंती) explanatory list of symbols on a map; unverified story handed down from earlier times

legendary: Read
a. Syn. mythical; fabled
(पौराणिक) mythical; fabled; extremely well known; famous or renowned

legislation: Read
n. Syn. lawmaking
(कानून) lawmaking; the act of making or enacting laws ; law enacted by a legislative body

legitimate: Read
a.
(वैध) accordant with law; lawful; based on logical reasoning; reasonable

leisure: Read
n. Syn. convenience; vacancy
(अवकाश) convenience; vacancy; freedom to choose a pastime or enjoyable activity

lengthen: Read
v. Syn. extend; elongate
(लंबा) extend; make or become longer

leopard: Read
n.
(तेंदुआ) large feline of African and Asian forests usually having a tawny coat with black spots

lever: Read
n.
(लीवर) simple machine consisting of a rigid bar pivoted on a fixed point and used to transmit force

levy: Read
v. Syn. impose; collect
(लेवी प्रशंसा) impose fine or tax; collect payment

liability: Read
n.
(देयता) something that holds one back; state of being legally obliged and responsible

liable: Read
v. Syn. responsible; answerable
(उत्तरदायी) bound or obliged in law or equity

liberal: Read
a. Syn. tolerant
(उदार) open-minded; tolerant; broad-mindedness; having political views favoring reform and progress

liberate: Read
v. Syn. free; discharge; release
(मुक्त) set free, as from oppression, confinement, or foreign control; discharge; release

liberty: Read
n. Syn. freedom
(स्वतंत्रता) state of free person; exemption from subjection to the will of another; freedom

license: Read
n. Syn. permission
(लाइसेंस) official or legal permission to do or own a specified thing

lick: Read
v.
(चाटना) draw or pass the tongue over; pass or lap quickly and rapidly; beat thoroughly in a competition or fight

lift: Read
v. Syn. hoist; elevate
(लिफ्ट) direct or carry from a lower to a higher position; raise; transport by air

light: Read
n.
(प्रकाश) brightness; something that admits illumination; source of fire; particular aspect of a situation

likelihood: Read
n.
(संभावना) possibility, strong probability; state of being probable

likewise: Read
ad. Syn. similarly
(वैसे) similarly; as well; too

limb: Read
n. Syn. arm; leg
(अंग) arm; leg; any of the main branches arising from the trunk or a bough of a tree

limestone: Read
n.
(चूना पत्थर) rock consisting chiefly of calcium carbonate or carbonate of lime

limousine: Read
n.
(सुस्त) any of various large passenger vehicles, especially a luxurious automobile; van or small bus on regular route

limp: Read
v.
(लंगड़ा) walk lamely, especially with irregularity, as if favoring one leg; move or proceed haltingly or unsteadily

line: Read
n.
(पंक्ति) thin continuous mark, as that made by a pen, pencil, or brush applied to a surface; border or boundary

linear: Read
a.
(रैखिक) having form of a line; straight; consisting of lines; lineal

linen: Read
n.
(सन) fabric woven with fibers from the flax plant; thread made from fibers of the flax plant

liner: Read
n.
(लाइनर) vessel belonging to a regular line of packets, as ship or plane

linger: Read
v. Syn. dawdle
(भटकती) be slow in leaving; continue or persist; stay

linguistics: Read
n.
(जीवंत) humanistic study of language and literature

link: Read
v.
(लिंक) be or become joined or united; connect, fasten, or put together two or more pieces

liquid: Read
n. Syn. fluid; juice
(तरल) fluid; juice; substance in fluid state

liquor: Read
n.
(शराब) any liquid, as water, milk, blood, sap, juice; alcoholic or spirituous fluid

list: Read
v. Syn. tilt
(सूची) lean or cause to lean to the side; lean over; itemize

literacy: Read
n.
(साक्षरता) reading and writing; ability to read and write

literal: Read
a.
(शाब्दिक) according to the letter or verbal expression; exactly as stated

literally: Read
ad.
(सचमुच) with meaning; word for word; letter by letter

literary: Read
a.
(साहित्य) knowledgeable about literature; of or relating to or characteristic of literature

literate: Read
a. Syn. educated; schooled
(साक्षर) educated; schooled; one who can read and write

literature: Read
n.
(साहित्य) imaginative or creative writing, especially of recognized artistic value; art or occupation of a literary writer

litter: Read
v.
(कूड़े) make untidy by discarding rubbish carelessly; scatter about

livelihood: Read
n. Syn. subsistence; sustenance
(आजीविका) subsistence; financial means whereby one lives

lively: Read
a. Syn. busy; energetic; vigorous
(वीभत्स) busy; energetic; vigorous

liver: Read
n.
(जिगर) large and complicated reddish-brown glandular organ located in upper right chest

livestock: Read
n.
(पशुधन) any animals kept for use or profit

load: Read
n. Syn. burden; duty
(लोड) burden; something which is laid on or put in anything for conveyance; quantity which can be carried or drawn in some specified way

loaf: Read
n.
(कंद) any thick lump, mass, or cake, especially, a large regularly shaped or molded mass, as of bread

loan: Read
n.
(ऋण) give temporarily; temporary provision of money

lobby: Read
n. Syn. hall; room
(लॉबी) a group of people who try to influence legislation; hall; room; a large entrance or reception room or area

lobster: Read
n.
(आमंत्रित) any large macrurous crustacean used as food

locality: Read
n. Syn. place; district
(इलाके) place; district; surrounding or nearby region; particular neighborhood

locate: Read
v. Syn. find; monitor; settle
(ढूँढ) find; monitor; settle; determine or specify the position or limits o

location: Read
n. Syn. scene; site; spot
(स्थान) scene; site; place where something is or could be located

lock: Read
n.
(ताला) strand or cluster of hair; fastening together; a closing of one thing upon another; device operated by a key

locomotive: Read
n.
(लोकोमोटिव) of or relating to locomotion; a wheeled vehicle consisting of a self-propelled engine

locust: Read
n.
(टिड्डी) any one of numerous species of long-winged, migratory insects, of the family Acrididae

lodge: Read
n.
(लॉज) small house on the grounds of an estate or a park, used by a caretaker or gatekeeper

lodging: Read
n. Syn. accommodation
(आवास) accommodation; lodging

lofty: Read
a.
(उदात्त) high, tall, having great height; idealistic, implying over-optimism

log: Read
n. Syn. wood
(लॉग इन) record of a voyage or flight; record of day to day activities

logic: Read
n.
(तर्क) reasoned and reasonable judgment; a system of reasoning

logical: Read
a. Syn. coherent; reasonable
(तार्किक) reasonable; based on known statements or events or conditions

longevity: Read
n.
(दीर्घायु) long life; great duration of life; long duration or continuance, as in an occupation

longitude: Read
n.
(देशांतर) an imaginary great circle on the surface of the earth passing through the north and south poles

loom: Read
v. Syn. appear; emerge
(करघा) appear or take shape, usually in enlarged or distorted form

loop: Read
v. Syn. circle; ring
(लूप) circle; ring; move in loops; make a loop in; join with a loop

loose: Read
a. Syn. unstable; weak
(ढीला) unbound; untied; not attached, fastened, fixed, or confined

loosen: Read
v.
(ढीला) make loose or looser; make less severe or strict

lose: Read
v.
(हार) fail to keep or to maintain; cease to have; be deprived of; fail to win

lottery: Read
n.
(लॉटरी लॉकर) scheme for distribution of prizes by chance; gaming in which tickets bearing particular numbers draw prizes

lounge: Read
n.
(मौज) public room with seating where people can wait; living room; lobby

low: Read
v. Syn. moo
(कम) utter sound made by cattle; make a low noise

loyal: Read
a.
(वफादार) steadfast in allegiance or duty; faithful to a person, ideal, custom, cause, or duty

lubricate: Read
v.
(चिकनाना) make smooth or slippery

lumber: Read
v.
(लकड़ी) move heavily or clumsily; cut down timber of

luminous: Read
a. Syn. shining
(चमकदार) shining; emitting light, especially emitting self-generated light

lump: Read
n.
(गांठ) a small mass of matter of irregular shape; irregular or shapeless mass; small cube of sugar

lunar: Read
a.
(चंद्र) pertaining to the moon; affecting the moon

luxurious: Read
a. Syn. sumptuous; lavish
(शानदार) rich and superior in quality; lavish

luxury: Read
n. Syn. opulence; extravagance
(विलासिता) something that is an indulgence rather than necessity; excessively expensive