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4000 IELTS Academic Words List (12)

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naked
namely
nap
narrator
nasty
native
nausea
naval
navigable
navigation
neat
necessitate
needle
needy
negate
negation
negative
neglect
negligence
negligent
negligible
negotiable
negotiation
nervous
network
neutral
neutron
nevertheless
nickel
nightmare
nitrogen
nobility
noisy
nominal
nominate
nomination
nonsense
norm
normally
notable
notably
note
notify
notion
notorious
notwithstanding
nought
nourish
nourishment
novel
novelty
nowadays
nowhere
nuclear
nucleus
nuisance
null
nullify
numerical
numerous
nursery
nylon
oak
oar
oath
obedient
object
objection
objective
obligation
oblige
obliterate
oblong
obscure
observance
observe
obstacle
obstinate
obstruction
obtain
obtainable
obvious
occasion
occasional
occasionally
occupation
occupy
occur
occurrence
odd
odour
offence
offend
offensive
offer
offset
offspring
omen
ominous
omission
omit
onset
opaque
opera
operative
opinion
opponent
opportune
opportunity
oppose
opposite
opposition
optical
optimal
optimism
optimistic
optimum
option
optional
oral
orbit
orchard
orchestra
orderly
ore
organ
organic
organism
orient
oriental
orientation
origin
original
originality
originate
ornament
ornamental
ounce
outbreak
outcome
outdoors
outermost
outlandish
outlaw
outlet
outline
outlook
output
outrage
outrageous
outright
outset
outstanding
oval
overall
overcast
overcharge
overcome
overestimate
overflow
overhear
overlap
overlapping
overload
overlook
overseas
oversight
overtake
overthrow
overtime
overwhelm
overwhelming
owe
owl
own
ownership
oxide
oxygen
oyster


naked: Read
a. Syn. nude; bare
(नग्न) bare and pure; completely unclothed

namely: Read
ad.
(अर्थात्) by name; by particular mention; expressly; that is to say

nap: Read
n.
(झपकी) a period of time spent sleeping

narrator: Read
n.
(बयान) someone who tells a story

nasty: Read
a.
(बुरा) very dirty, foul; disgusting; nauseous

native: Read
a.
(देशी) being as origin; as found in nature in the elemental form

nausea: Read
n.
(मतली) feeling of sickness in stomach by an urge to vomit; strong aversion; disgust

naval: Read
a. Syn. maritime
(नौसेना) relating to, or adjacent to the sea; relating to marine shipping or navigation

navigable: Read
a.
(नौगम्य) wide and deep enough to allow ships to pass through; able to be steered

navigation: Read
n.
(नेविगेशन) guidance of ships or airplanes from place to place

neat: Read
a. Syn. tidy; clean
(स्वच्छ) clean or orderly

necessitate: Read
v.
(जरूरत) make necessary or indispensable; render unavoidable

needle: Read
n.
(सुई) long, thin, sharp implement usually for piercing such as sewing, or knitting

needy: Read
a. Syn. poor; indigent
(जरूरतमंद) poor; indigent; being in need; impoverished

negate: Read
v. Syn. nullify; deny
(नकारना) cancel out; make ineffective or invalid; deny

negation: Read
n.
(निषेध) act of denying; assertion of the nonrealistic or untruthfulness of anything

negative: Read
a. Syn. adverse; disparaging
(नकारात्मक) adverse; involving disadvantage or harm; pessimistic

neglect: Read
v. Syn. disregard; ignore
(उपेक्षा) disregard; ignore; pay little or no attention to

negligence: Read
n. Syn. neglect
(लापरवाही) neglect; failure to take reasonable care; state or quality of being negligent

negligent: Read
a. Syn. careless; inattentive
(लापरवाह) careless; inattentive

negligible: Read
a. Syn. insignificant; tiny
(नगण्य) so small, trifling, or unimportant that it may be easily disregarded

negotiable: Read
a.
(परक्राम्य) capable of being negotiated; transferable by assignment or endorsement to another person

negotiation: Read
n.
(बातचीत) discussion intended to produce an agreement

nervous: Read
a. Syn. agitated; anxious
(नर्वस) agitated; anxious

network: Read
n.
(नेटवर्क) any system of lines or channels crossing like the fabric of a net; complex, interconnected group or system

neutral: Read
a. Syn. impartial
(तटस्थ) impartial; not supporting one side over another

neutron: Read
n.
(न्यूट्रॉन) elementary particle with 0 charge and mass about equal to a proton

nevertheless: Read
ad.
(फिर भी) not the less; notwithstanding; in spite of that; yet

nickel: Read
n.
(निकल) coin worth one twentieth of a dollar

nightmare: Read
n.
(दुःस्वप्न) dream arousing feelings of intense fear, horror, and distress; event or experience that is intensely distressing

nitrogen: Read
n.
(नाइट्रोजन) colorless nonmetallic element, tasteless and odorless, comprising four fifths of the atmosphere by volume

nobility: Read
n.
(बड़प्पन) quality or state of being noble; superiority of mind or of character; commanding excellence; eminence

noisy: Read
a. Syn. vociferous; clamorous
(शोर) full of loud and nonmusical sounds; clamorous

nominal: Read
a.
(नाममात्र) in name only; insignificantly small

nominate: Read
v. Syn. designate; appoint
(मनोनीत) designate; appoint

nomination: Read
n.
(नामांकन) act of naming or nominating; designation of a person as a candidate for office

nonsense: Read
n. Syn. silliness; rubbish
(बकवास) silliness; words or signs having no intelligible meaning

norm: Read
n. Syn. convention; standard; rule
(आदर्श) convention; standard; rule

normally: Read
ad. Syn. usually; commonly
(सामान्य) usually; as a rule; regularly; according to a rule

notable: Read
a. Syn. conspicuous; distinguished
(उल्लेखनीय) worthy of note or notice; remarkable; important

notably: Read
ad. Syn. especially; remarkably; particularly
(विशेष) especially; in a notable manner; remarkably; particularly

note: Read
v.
(ध्यान) observe carefully; notice; show; indicate

notify: Read
v. Syn. declare; publish
(सूचित करें) make known; give notice to; inform by notice

notion: Read
n. Syn. idea; conception
(धारणा) general or universal conception; belief or opinion

notorious: Read
a. Syn. disreputable; infamous
(कुख्यात) disreputable; known widely and usually unfavorably; infamous

notwithstanding: Read
ad.
(बावजूद) nevertheless; in spite of; despite anything to the contrary

nought: Read
n. Syn. naught
(शून्य) nonexistence; nothingness; zero

nourish: Read
v. Syn. feed; nurture
(पोषण) provide with nourishment; provide with food or other substances necessary for life and growth

nourishment: Read
n.
(पोषण) a source of materials to nourish the body

novel: Read
a. Syn. original; innovative
(उपन्यास) previously unknown; strikingly new, unusual, or different; young

novelty: Read
n. Syn. newness; innovation
(नवीनता) quality of being novel; newness; something new and unusual

nowadays: Read
ad. Syn. now; presently
(आजकल) during current time; presently

nowhere: Read
ad.
(कहीं) not anywhere; not in any place or state

nuclear: Read
a. Syn. atomic
(परमाणु) of, relating to, or forming a nucleus of an atom; pertaining to, or using nuclear weapons

nucleus: Read
n. Syn. hub; core
(नाभिक) central or essential part around which other parts are gathered or grouped; core

nuisance: Read
n.
(उपद्रव) something that annoys or gives trouble and vexation; something that is offensive or noxious

null: Read
a. Syn. invalid; void; nullified
(बातिल) invalid; void; nullified; having no legal force; invalid

nullify: Read
v.
(उठा देना) make invalid; make null; invalidate; counteract force or effectiveness of

numerical: Read
a.
(संख्यात्मक) belonging to number; denoting number; consisting in numbers; expressed by numbers, and not letters

numerous: Read
a. Syn. many; various
(अनेक) many; various; amounting to a large indefinite number

nursery: Read
n.
(नर्सरी) room for baby; area in a household set apart for the use of children

nylon: Read
n.
(नायलॉन) any of a family of high-strength, resilient synthetic polymers

oak: Read
n.
(ओक) any tree or shrub of the genus Quercus; durable wood of any of these trees or shrubs

oar: Read
n.
(चप्पु) long, thin, usually wooden pole with a blade at one end, used to row or steer a boat

oath: Read
n. Syn. vow; pledge
(शपथ) solemn promise; commitment to tell the truth

obedient: Read
a.
(आज्ञाकारी) subject in will or act to authority; willing to obey; submissive to restraint, control, or command

object: Read
v.
(वस्तु) be averse to or express disapproval of

objection: Read
n. Syn. opposition; denial
(आपत्ति) act of expressing earnest opposition or protest

objective: Read
a. Syn. fair
(उदास उद्देश्य) not influenced by emotions; having actual existence or reality

obligation: Read
n. Syn. duty; commitment
(दायित्व) act of binding oneself by a social, legal, or moral tie; written promise to repay a debt

oblige: Read
v. Syn. force; compel; coerce
(उपकृत) force; bind by an obligation; cause to be indebted; do a service or favor for

obliterate: Read
v. Syn. delete; erase; abolish
(काटना) destroy completely; do away with completely so as to leave no trace

oblong: Read
a.
(आयताकार) having greater length than breadth, especially when rectangular

obscure: Read
v. Syn. darken; hide; block
(अस्पष्ट) darken; make dim or indistinct; conceal in obscurity

observance: Read
n.
(अनुपालन) act or practice of observing or noticing with attention; an act, ceremony, or rite, as of worship or respect

observe: Read
v.
(निरीक्षण) be on the watch respecting; pay attention to; notice with care; see; perceive

obstacle: Read
n. Syn. obstruction; impediment; hindrance
(बाधा) one that opposes, stands in the way of, or holds up progress

obstinate: Read
a. Syn. stubborn
(अप्रचलित जिद्दी) stubbornly adhering to an attitude or opinion; hard to control or treat

obstruction: Read
n.
(रुकावट) act of obstructing; any structure that makes progress difficult

obtain: Read
v. Syn. acquire; get; procure; derive
(प्राप्त) get hold of; gain possession of; acquire, in any way

obtainable: Read
a. Syn. available
(प्राप्य) available; capable of being obtained

obvious: Read
a. Syn. evident; apparent
(स्पष्ट) exposed; easily discovered; plain

occasion: Read
n. Syn. incident
(अवसर) significant event that occurs at a critical time; opportunity to do something; event or happening

occasional: Read
a. Syn. random; incidental
(सामयिक) random; occurring from time to time; infrequent

occasionally: Read
ad. Syn. sometimes; infrequently; irregularly
(कभी कभी) now and then; from time to time; infrequently; irregularly

occupation: Read
n. Syn. job; vocation; business
(व्यवसाय) act of occupying or taking possession; control of a country by military forces of a foreign power

occupy: Read
v. Syn. inhabit
(कब्जा) inhabit; live in a certain place; be present in; be inside of

occur: Read
v. Syn. happen
(हो) take place; be found to exist ; come to one's mind

occurrence: Read
n. Syn. incidence; event; happening
(घटना) an event that happens

odd: Read
a. Syn. bizarre; strange; unusual
(अजीब) not easily explained; beyond from the usual or expected; not divisible by two

odour: Read
a. Syn. odor
(गंध) any smell, whether fragrant or offensive; scent; perfume

offence: Read
n.
(अपराध) act of causing anger, resentment, displeasure, or affront; violation or infraction of moral or social code

offend: Read
v.
(अपमान) strike against; attack; assail; make angry; affront

offensive: Read
a. Syn. attacking; insulting; distasteful
(आक्रामक) causing anger, displeasure, resentment, or affront

offer: Read
n. Syn. proposal
(प्रस्ताव) act of presenting; something, such as a suggestion, proposal, bid, or recommendation

offset: Read
v.
(अपतटीय) counterbalance, counteract, or compensate for; balance

offspring: Read
n. Syn. descendant
(वंश) descendant

omen: Read
n.
(ऑफसेट शगुन) any indication or action regarded as a foreshowing; phenomenon supposed to portend good or evil

ominous: Read
a. Syn. threatening
(अशुभ) threatening; foreshadowing evil or tragic developments

omission: Read
n.
(चूक) act of omitting; neglect or failure to do something required by propriety or duty

omit: Read
v. Syn. bypass; neglect
(चूकना) leave undone or leave out ; bypass; neglect; fail to include or mention

onset: Read
n. Syn. start; assault
(शुरुआत) beginning or early stages; offensive against enemy

opaque: Read
a. Syn. nontransparent; obscure
(अपारदर्शी) impenetrable by light; not transparent; not reflecting light; having no luster

opera: Read
n.
(ओपेरा) a drama set to music and consists of singing

operative: Read
a.
(ऑपरेटिव) having power of acting; exerting force, physical or moral; active in the production of effects

opinion: Read
n.
(राय) notion or conviction founded on probable evidence; belief stronger than impression; favorable estimation

opponent: Read
n. Syn. antagonist; adversary
(प्रतिद्वंद्वी) contestant; someone who offers opposition ; adverse; hostile; opposing

opportune: Read
a. Syn. timely
(अवसर) timely; just in time; suited or right for a particular purpose

opportunity: Read
n. Syn. chance; probability
(अवसर) favorable or advantageous circumstance; chance for progress or advancement

oppose: Read
v.
(विरोध) place in front of, or over against; set opposite; exhibit; confront; resist; withstand

opposite: Read
n.
(विपरीत) two words that express opposing concepts; contrariwise; directly facing each other

opposition: Read
n.
(विपक्ष) condition of being in conflict; act of opposing something

optical: Read
a.
(ऑप्टिकल) of or relating to or involving light or optics

optimal: Read
a. Syn. optimum; ideal
(इष्टतम) most advantageous; optimum; ideal

optimism: Read
n.
(आशावाद) tendency to expect the best possible outcome; belief that the universe is improving and good will win over evil

optimistic: Read
a. Syn. hopeful; positive
(आशावादी) hopeful; positive; expecting the best in all possible ways

optimum: Read
a. Syn. best
(इष्टतम) most favorable or advantageous

option: Read
n. Syn. alternative; choice; selection
(विकल्प) act of choosing; power or freedom to choose

optional: Read
a.
(वैकल्पिक) not obligatory; left to choice; not compulsory or automatic

oral: Read
a. Syn. spoken; unwritten
(मौखिक) spoken; unwritten; relating to the mouth

orbit: Read
n. Syn. path; circle
(कक्षा) path; circle; move in an orbit; encircle

orchard: Read
n. Syn. garden
(बाग का विरोध किया) garden; area of land devoted to the cultivation of fruit or nut trees

orchestra: Read
n. Syn. band
(ऑर्केस्ट्रा) band

orderly: Read
a.
(व्यवस्थित) conformed to order; in order; regular; well-regulated

ore: Read
n. Syn. mineral
(अयस्क) mineral that contains metal that is valuable enough to be mined

organ: Read
n.
(अंग) natural part or structure in animal or plant, capable of performing some special action

organic: Read
a.
(जैव) simple and healthful and close to nature

organism: Read
n.
(जीव) living being; system considered analogous in structure or function to a living body

orient: Read
v. Syn. direct; guide; lead
(पूरबी वक्ता) focus toward; determine position with reference to another point; locate to face the east

oriental: Read
a.
(प्राच्य) of or relating to the countries of the orient or their peoples or cultures; eastern

orientation: Read
n. Syn. direction
(अभिविन्यास) act of finding oneself position; position or alignment relative to points of directions; course introducing new situation

origin: Read
n.
(मूल) the first existence or beginning of anything; birth; fountain

original: Read
a. Syn. first; primary
(मूल) not second hand; not copied or translated from something else

originality: Read
n. Syn. novelty; creativity
(मौलिकता) novelty; creativity; capacity to act or think independently

originate: Read
v. Syn. initiate; invent; begin
(आरंभ) initiate; invent; bring into being; create

ornament: Read
n. Syn. decoration; adornment
(आभूषण) decoration; something used to beautify

ornamental: Read
a. Syn. decorative; embellishing
(सजावटी) decorative; any plant grown for its beauty or ornamental value

ounce: Read
n.
(औंस) unit of weight equal to one sixteenth of a pound

outbreak: Read
n. Syn. beginning; eruption; explosion
(प्रकोप) beginning; eruption; explosion

outcome: Read
n. Syn. result; effect
(परिणाम) result; end or consequence; result of a random trial

outdoors: Read
ad.
(सड़क) out of house; out of doors

outermost: Read
a. Syn. utmost
(बाह्यतम) far most; utmost; outmost; most distant from the center or inside

outlandish: Read
a. Syn. strange; bizarre
(विदेशी) unconventional; strikingly unfamiliar; located far from civilized areas

outlaw: Read
n.
(डाकू) person excluded from the benefit of the law, or deprived of its protection; fugitive from the law; habitual criminal

outlet: Read
n. Syn. channel
(आउटलेट) an opening that permits escape or release; activity that releases creative energy or emotion

outline: Read
n.
(रूपरेखा) line that appears to bound an object; shape of an object or figure; summary of a written work or speech

outlook: Read
n. Syn. viewpoint; standpoint
(दृष्टिकोण) prospect; view; belief about the future ; act of looking out

output: Read
n. Syn. production; product
(उत्पादन) act or process of producing; production; amount produced during a certain time

outrage: Read
n. Syn. atrocity; barbarity
(नाराजगी) act of extreme violence or viciousness; offense

outrageous: Read
n. Syn. violent; atrocious
(अपमानजनक) of the nature of an outrage; exceeding the limits of right, reason

outright: Read
ad. Syn. altogether; entirely
(एकमुश्त) altogether; entirely; without reservation or exception

outset: Read
n.
(शुरू) beginning; start; origin; time at which something is supposed to begin

outstanding: Read
a.
(बकाया) distinguished from others in excellence

oval: Read
a. Syn. elliptic
(अंडाकार) elliptic; rounded like an egg

overall: Read
a. Syn. general; comprehensive
(समस्त) general; comprehensive; from one end to the other; including everything

overcast: Read
a.
(घटाटोप) covered or obscured, as with clouds or mist; gloomy; melancholy

overcharge: Read
n. Syn. overprice
(पल्ला झुकना) overprice; a price that is too high

overcome: Read
v. Syn. defeat
(उबरने) defeat another in competition or conflict; conquer; prevail over

overestimate: Read
v.
(overestimate) make too high an estimate of

overflow: Read
v.
(अतिप्रवाह) flow over; cover with, or as with, water or other fluid; spread over; flow over the brim of

overhear: Read
v.
(सुन पाना) hear more of anything than was intended to be heard; hear again

overlap: Read
n.
(नजरअंदाज) representation of common ground between two things; extend over and cover a part of

overlapping: Read
a.
(overtire) covering with a design in which one element covers a part of another

overload: Read
v.
(अधिभार) place too much a load on

overlook: Read
v. Syn. ignore; disregard
(नजरअंदाज) ignore; disregard; fail to notice ; watch over

overseas: Read
ad.
(विदेशी) beyond or across the sea; abroad

oversight: Read
n. Syn. omission; inattention
(दृष्टिभ्रम) unintentional omission or mistake; watchful care or management; supervision

overtake: Read
v.
(आगे निकल) come up with in a course, pursuit, progress, or motion; catch up with; come upon from behind; capture; overcome

overthrow: Read
v.
(पराभव) throw over; overturn; upset; turn upside down; cause to fall or to fail

overtime: Read
n.
(समयोपरि) beyond the regular time

overwhelm: Read
v.
(डूब) defeat; cover completely or make imperceptible; overcome by superior force ; charge someone with too many tasks

overwhelming: Read
a.
(भारी) overpowering in effect or strength; very great or intense; extreme

owe: Read
v.
(देना है) be in debt; be obliged to pay or repay

owl: Read
n.
(उल्लू) any species of raptorial birds of the family Strigidae

own: Read
a.
(स्वयं) belonging to oneself or itself; not foreign; domestic

ownership: Read
n.
(स्वामित्व) having and controlling property

oxide: Read
n.
(ऑक्साइड) any compound of oxygen with another element; a binary chemical compound of oxygen

oxygen: Read
n.
(ऑक्सीजन) a nonmetallic bivalent element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless nonflammable diatomic gas

oyster: Read
n.
(शुक्ति) marine mollusks having a rough irregular shell