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4000 IELTS Academic Words List (8)

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habit
haggard
haggle
hail
hairy
hallmark
halt
ham
hamburger
hamper
handbook
handful
handicap
handle
handsome
handy
hang
hanger
haphazard
harbor
harden
hardware
hardy
harmful
harmless
harmonious
harmony
harness
harsh
harvest
haste
hasten
hasty
hatch
haughty
haul
haunt
hawk
hay
hazard
heading
headlong
heal
heap
hearing
heave
heaven
hedge
hedgehog
heed
heel
heighten
heir
heiress
helicopter
hell
helmet
helpful
helpless
hemisphere
hence
henceforth
herald
herb
herd
hesitant
hesitate
hide
hideous
hijack
hike
hinder
hindrance
hinge
hint
hinterland
hiss
historian
historic
hitchhike
hitherto
hoarse
hobby
hoe
hoist
hold
hollow
homely
homesick
hook
hop
horizon
horizontal
horn
horrible
horror
hose
hospitable
hospitality
host
hostage
hostile
hound
house
hover
howl
hug
hull
hum
humane
humanitarian
humanity
humble
humid
humidity
humiliate
humorous
hunger
hurl
husband
hush
hustle
hydrogen
hygiene
hymn
hypocrisy
hypothesis
hypothetical
hysteria


habit: Read
n.
(عادت) established disposition of the mind or character; distinctive dress, especially of a religious order

haggard: Read
a.
(guffaw haggard) wasted away; showing wearing effects of overwork or suffering

haggle: Read
v. Syn. bargain
(haggle) argue about prices; bargain, as over the price of something

hail: Read
n.
(ولوں) call for; salute; greet; praise vociferously

hairy: Read
a.
(بالدار) bearing or covered with hair; made of or resembling hair; rough with hair

hallmark: Read
n. Syn. sign
(شناخت) sign; feature; mark indicating quality or excellence

halt: Read
v. Syn. stop; pause
(رک) stop; stand in doubt; hesitate

ham: Read
n.
(ہیم) meat cut from the thigh of a hog, usually smoked

hamburger: Read
n.
(ہیمبرگر) a fried bread of minced beef served on a bun

hamper: Read
v. Syn. obstruct
(متاثر) put at disadvantage; prevent progress or free movement of

handbook: Read
n.
(کتاب) concise reference book providing specific information

handful: Read
n.
(مٹھی) a small number

handicap: Read
n. Syn. disadvantage
(معذور) disadvantage; physical disability; cripple; hinder; impede

handle: Read
v.
(سنبھال) touch; feel with the hand; use or hold with the hand; manage in using; deal with

handsome: Read
a.
(خوبصورت) skillful; handy; agreeable to the eye or to correct taste; having a pleasing appearance; attractive

handy: Read
a. Syn. convenient; close
(مفید) convenient; close

hang: Read
v.
(رکھتی) suspend; fasten to some elevated point without support from below; hold for support

hanger: Read
n.
(ہینگر) one who hangs, or causes to be hanged; loop or strap by which something is hung

haphazard: Read
a. Syn. random
(بے ترتیب) not thorough, constant or consistent; by chance

harbor: Read
v. Syn. hide
(بندرگاہ) provide a refuge for; hide; give shelter to

harden: Read
v.
(کٹھور) become hard or harder

hardware: Read
n.
(ہارڈویئر) mechanical, magnetic, electronic, and electrical components making up a computer system

hardy: Read
a. Syn. robust; healthy
(بہادر) in robust and good health; able to survive under unfavorable conditions

harmful: Read
a. Syn. damaging; noxious; detrimental; dangerous
(نقصان دہ) damaging; noxious; detrimental; dangerous

harmless: Read
a. Syn. innocuous
(ہانرہت) unlikely to harm or disturb anyone

harmonious: Read
a. Syn. concordant; accordant
(ہم آہنگی) concordant; accordant; suitable and fitting

harmony: Read
n. Syn. compatibility
(ہم آہنگی) compatibility in opinion and action; an agreeable sound property

harness: Read
n. Syn. utilize
(دوہن) stable gear consisting of an arrangement to an animal so that it can be attached to and pull a cart

harsh: Read
a. Syn. rough; coarse; acid
(کٹھور) rough; coarse; severe; unpleasantly stern

harvest: Read
v. Syn. gather; reap
(کھیتی) gather; yield from plants in a single growing season

haste: Read
n. Syn. hurry
(جلدی) hurry; rapidity of action or motion

hasten: Read
v. Syn. accelerate; quicken
(جلدی کے خواہش مند) accelerate; quicken

hasty: Read
a. Syn. fast; impetuous
(جلدبازی) easily angered; irritable; made too quickly to be accurate or wise

hatch: Read
v. Syn. breed
(ہیچ) breed; emerge from the egg

haughty: Read
a.
(تکبر) high; lofty; bold; arrogant; overbearing

haul: Read
v. Syn. transport; drag
(ڑونا) draw slowly or heavily; pull or drag forcibly; shift direction

haunt: Read
v. Syn. torment; bother; disturb
(اڈا) be a regular or frequent visitor to a certain place; bother; disturb

hawk: Read
n.
(باز) bird of prey typically having short rounded wings and a long tail

hay: Read
n.
(گھاس) grass or other plants, cut and dried for fodder

hazard: Read
n. Syn. danger; risk
(خطرہ) danger; risk

heading: Read
n.
(سرخی) course or direction in which a ship or aircraft is moving; title, subtitle, or topic that stands at the top or beginning

headlong: Read
a.
(چہروں کے بل) uncontrollably forceful or fast; done with head leading; headfirst

heal: Read
v. Syn. cure
(چنگا) cure; make or get healthy again

heap: Read
n.
(ڈھیر) crowd or throng; a great number of persons; pile or mass

hearing: Read
n.
(سماعت) opportunity to be heard; capacity to hear; judicial investigation of a suit at law

heave: Read
v. Syn. lift; raise; hoist; throw
(distend heave) cause to move upward or onward by a lifting effort; lift; raise; hoist; throw

heaven: Read
n.
(آسمان) expanse of space surrounding the earth; sky; place where the sun, moon, and stars appear

hedge: Read
n.
(چھٹائ) thicket of bushes, usually thorn bushes

hedgehog: Read
n.
(hedgehog) small European insectivore, and other allied species of Asia and Africa, having the hair on the upper part of its body mixed with prickles or spines

heed: Read
v. Syn. consider
(پاننڈ) pay attention to; listen to and consider

heel: Read
n.
(ہیل) back part of the human foot; lower end of a ship's mast

heighten: Read
v. Syn. enhance; hoist; boost
(بڑھانے) enhance; hoist; raise or increase the quantity or degree of; intensify

heir: Read
n. Syn. descendent; offspring
(وارس) person who inherits some title or office

heiress: Read
n.
(heiress) woman who is an heir, especially to great wealth

helicopter: Read
n.
(ہیلی کاپٹر) aircraft without wings that obtains its lift from the rotation of overhead blades

hell: Read
n.
(گولاردق) place of the dead, or of souls after death where sinners suffer eternal punishment; any place of pain and turmoil

helmet: Read
n.
(ہیلمیٹ) defensive covering for head; hat, made of cork, felt, or metal, worn as uniform of soldiers, firemen

helpful: Read
a. Syn. useful; beneficial
(مدد) giving aid; assistant; useful; salutary

helpless: Read
a. Syn. unable; powerless; weak
(لاچار) unable to help oneself; powerless or incompetent; powerless; weak

hemisphere: Read
n. Syn. halves; sides
(گولاردق) halves; half of a sphere bounded by a great circle

hence: Read
ad.
(لہذا) from this place; from this time; from this reason; as an inference or deduction

henceforth: Read
ad.
(آگے) from this time forward; henceforward

herald: Read
n. Syn. announce; proclaim
(نقیب) proclaim; announces important news; messenger

herb: Read
n.
(نرک جڑی بوٹی) plant lacking a permanent woody stem, some having medicinal properties

herd: Read
n. Syn. flock; crowd
(جھوبڈ) flock; crowd; group of cattle or other domestic animals

hesitant: Read
a. Syn. reluctant; irresolute
(ہچکچا) reluctant, irresolute; tending to wait, or proceed with caution or reservation

hesitate: Read
v. Syn. vacillate; fluctuate
(ہچکچانا) pause or hold back in uncertainty or unwillingness

hide: Read
v.
(چھپائیں) prevent from being seen or discovered

hideous: Read
a. Syn. despicable
(بینکر) frightful, shocking, or offensive to the eyes; offensive to moral sensibilities; despicable

hijack: Read
v.
(جہاز اغوا) stop and rob a vehicle in transit; seize control of by use of force

hike: Read
v. Syn. travel; walk
(اضافہ) long walk usually for exercise or pleasure

hinder: Read
v. Syn. stunt; inhibit; hamper; impede
(روکتے) put at a disadvantage; tie up; hamper; prevent the progress

hindrance: Read
n. Syn. block; obstacle
(رکاوٹ) something that holds back or causes problems with something else; obstacle

hinge: Read
n.
(تکما) a joint that holds two parts together so that one can swing relative to the other

hint: Read
n. Syn. allusion; clue
(اشارہ) allusion; clue; brief or indirect suggestion

hinterland: Read
n. Syn. region; inland
(بھیتری) region; remote and undeveloped area

hiss: Read
n.
(سسکارنا) prolonged sound like that letter s, made by forcing out the breath between the tongue and teeth

historian: Read
n.
(تاریخ) one who is an authority on history

historic: Read
a.
(تاریخ) having importance or significance in history; belonging to the past; historical

hitchhike: Read
v.
(ابھی تک) travel by getting free rides from passing vehicles; be carried along with something else

hitherto: Read
ad.
to this place; to a prescribed limit; up to this time; as yet; until now

hoarse: Read
a.
(کرکش) having a harsh, rough, grating voice or sound, as when affected with a cold; making a rough, harsh cry or sound

hobby: Read
n.
(hitchhike شوق) auxiliary activity; activity or interest pursued outside one's regular occupation

hoe: Read
v.
(کدال) weed, cultivate, or dig up with a tool, which has flat blade attached at right angles to a long handle

hoist: Read
v.
(hoist) raise; lift; elevate; raise to one's mouth in order to drink

hold: Read
v.
(پکڑ) keep from departing; take and maintain control over; stop dealing with

hollow: Read
a. Syn. empty
(کھوکھلی) sound as if echoing in a empty space; void; vain; not solid; having a space or gap or cavity

homely: Read
a.
(گھریلو) of home; domestic; familiar; intimate; plain; unpretending; rude in appearance; unpolished

homesick: Read
a.
(homesick منتقل) unhappy at being away and longing for familiar things or persons

hook: Read
n.
(ہک) a piece of metal, or other hard material, bent into curve or at angle, for catching, holding, or sustaining anything

hop: Read
v.
(ہاپ) move by successive leaps, as toads do; spring or jump on one foot

horizon: Read
n. Syn. range; limit
(افق) line at which the sky and Earth appear to meet; range of one's knowledge, experience, or interest

horizontal: Read
a. Syn. flat; level
(افقی) flat; level; parallel to or in a base line

horn: Read
n.
(سینگ) one of the bony outgrowths on the heads of certain ungulates

horrible: Read
a. Syn. dreadful; terrible; shocking
(خوفناک) exciting, or tending to horror or fear; hideous

horror: Read
n. Syn. terror; fear
(خوف کے مارے) terror; fear; intense dislike

hose: Read
n.
(نلی) a flexible pipe for conveying a liquid or gas

hospitable: Read
a. Syn. generous; receptive
(مہمان) disposed to treat guests with warmth and generosity; receptive

hospitality: Read
n.
(ہوسٹنگ) act or practice of one who is hospitable; reception and entertainment of strangers or guests without reward

host: Read
n.
(میزبانی) great number; person entertaining guests

hostage: Read
n.
(یرغمالی) prisoner who is held by one party to insure that another party will meet specified terms

hostile: Read
a. Syn. unfriendly; antagonistic
(مخالف) unfriendly; showing the disposition of an enemy

hound: Read
n.
(ہاؤنڈ) a variety of domestic dog, having large, drooping ears; side bar used to strengthen portions of gear of a vehicle

house: Read
v.
(گھر) provide living quarters for; lodge; contain; harbor

hover: Read
v. Syn. float; waver; vacillate
(ہوور) hang about; wait nearby; remain floating

howl: Read
v.
(چلائیں) utter a loud, mournful sound or cry, as dogs and wolves often do; utter a sound expressive of distress; cry aloud and mournfully

hug: Read
v.
(گلے) crowd together; keep close to; tight or amorous embrace

hull: Read
n.
(پتوار) outer covering of anything, particularly of a nut or of grain; outer skin of a kernel; husk

hum: Read
n.
(گنگنانا) low, prolonged sound; humming noise; singing with shut mouth

humane: Read
a.
(انسانی) marked by kindness, mercy, or compassion

humanitarian: Read
n. Syn. philanthropic
(انسانی) philanthropic; one devoted to the promotion of human welfare and to social reforms

humanity: Read
n. Syn. kindness; virtue
(انسانیت) kindness; virtue; all of the inhabitants of the earth

humble: Read
a. Syn. meek; submissive; modest
(شائستہ) low or inferior in station or quality; modest

humid: Read
a. Syn. damp; wet
(نمی) containing a high amount of water or water vapor

humidity: Read
n. Syn. dampness; moisture
(نمی) dampness; moisture

humiliate: Read
v. Syn. embarrass; shame
(رسوا) cause to feel shame; hurt the pride of

humorous: Read
a. Syn. witty; funny; amusing
(humorous) employing or showing humor; funny; amusing

hunger: Read
n.
(بھوک) strong desire for something; feel the need to eat

hurl: Read
v. Syn. throw; cast; toss
(جھونک) throw with great force; cast; toss

husband: Read
v. Syn. conserve; save
(خاوند) use economically; conserve; save

hush: Read
v.
(چپ) make silent or quiet; keep from public knowledge; suppress mention of

hustle: Read
v. Syn. bustle
(جلد) bustle; cause to move furtively and hurriedly

hydrogen: Read
n.
(آبگر) a nonmetallic univalent element that is normally a colorless and odorless highly flammable diatomic gas

hygiene: Read
n. Syn. cleanliness; sanitation
(حفظان صحت) cleanliness; sanitation

hymn: Read
n.
(بھجن) song of praise or adoration, especially, a religious ode, a sacred lyric

hypocrisy: Read
n.
(نفاق) practice of professing beliefs, feelings, or virtues that one does not hold; falseness; expression of agreement that is not supported by real conviction

hypothesis: Read
n. Syn. assumption; theory
(پرختیارپنا) assumption; theory

hypothetical: Read
a. Syn. supposed; theoretical
(غیر حقیقی) based on assumptions; supposed

hysteria: Read
n.
(ہسٹیریا) behavior exhibiting excessive or uncontrollable emotion, such as fear or panic; mental disorder