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TOEIC Reading Vocabulary (1)

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acquisition
adolescent
adverse
aesthetic
affiliate
afflict
aggravate
agitation
alleviate
amends
anonymous
appraisal
articulate
ascertain
ascribe
assault
assert
asset
assimilate
attorney
augment
authentic
avail
avert
baffle
barren
batch
bizarre
bleak
blunder
blunt
bonus
brace
brittle
capsule
casualty
ceramic
cereal
commentary
commitment
commute
compatible
competence
compile
compulsory
concede
conceive
concession
concise
confer
configuration
conform
confusion
consecutive
consensus
conserve
conspicuous
constituent
constrain
consultant
contaminate
contemplate
contempt
contend
contradict
contrive
controversial
controversy
converge
convict
cordial
corps
corrode
corrupt
costume
courtesy
cripple
criterion
crucial
culminate
cumulative
curb
curt
cynical
deficit
degenerate
deliberate
denote
denounce
depict
designate
despise
deteriorate
diffuse
dilemma
dilute
discern
discrepancy
discrete
disguise
dismay
dispatch
disperse
disposition
disrupt
dissipate
distil
disturbance
divine
drastic
dubious
dwell
eccentric
edible
ego
elicit
elite
eloquent
embark
empirical
endow
enhance
ensue
entail
entity
entrepreneur
envisage
epoch
equilibrium
erosion
erroneous
escort
essence
ethics
ethnic
evoke
exemplify
exempt
exotic
expertise
explicit
exposition
exquisite
extinct
extinguish
fabricate
facet
facilitate
feeble
flap
fling
fluctuate
flutter
foam
foil
formidable
formulate
fort
fossil
foster
foul
fracture
fraud
fringe
frustrate
galaxy
gaol
garment
gear
glide
gloomy
gorgeous
gossip
graze
grease
grief
grieve
grim
hamper
hatch
haul
haunt
heal
heave
heir
heritage
hierarchy
hinder
hinge
hitherto
homogeneous
hose
hover
humidity
hurl
hypothesis
hysterical

Word and Definition List
acquisition   Speak
n. Syn. acquirement; attainment
(अधिग्रहण) act of contracting or assuming or acquiring possession of something
adolescent   Speak
n.
(किशोर) a juvenile between the onset of puberty and maturity;
adverse   Speak
a. Syn. unfavorable; hostile
(प्रतिकूल) in opposing direction; harmful or unfavorable; acting or serving to oppose
aesthetic   Speak
a. Syn. artistic; elegant
(सौंदर्य) elegant or tasteful; of or concerning appreciation of beauty or good taste
affiliate   Speak
v. Syn. associate; incorporate
(सहबद्ध) associate; incorporate
afflict   Speak
v. Syn. plague; suffer; torment
(दु: ख) cause pain, suffering or distress
aggravate   Speak
v. Syn. worsen; exacerbate
(बढ़) worsen; make worse or more troublesome
agitation   Speak
n. Syn. anxiety; disturbance
(आंदोलन) anxiety; extreme emotional disturbance
alleviate   Speak
v. Syn. relieve; moderate; reduce
(कम) provide physical relief, as from pain; make easier; remove in part
amends   Speak
n.
(क्षतिपूर्ति) compensation for a loss or injury; recompense; reparation
anonymous   Speak
a. Syn. unknown; nameless
(अनामक) having no name; having unknown or unacknowledged name
appraisal   Speak
n. Syn. assessment; evaluation
(मूल्यांकन) assessment; evaluation; the classification of someone or something with respect to its worth
articulate   Speak
a. Syn. effective; distinct
(मुखर) expressing oneself easily in clear and effective language
ascertain   Speak
v. Syn. discover; insure
(पता लगाना) find out for certain; discover with certainty; make sure of
ascribe   Speak
v. Syn. refer; attribute; assign
(मानो) inscribe or dedicate; attribute to a specified cause, source, or origin; assign as a quality
assault   Speak
n. Syn. attack; onslaught
(हमला) attack; onslaught
assert   Speak
v. Syn. declare
(जोर) declare or state with confidence; put oneself forward boldly
asset   Speak
n. Syn. properties; advantage
(संपत्ति) properties; advantage; useful or valuable quality
assimilate   Speak
v. Syn. absorb
(आत्मसात) incorporate and absorb into mind; make similar; cause to resemble
attorney   Speak
n. Syn. lawyer
(वकील) lawyer; one who is appointed by another to act in his place or stead; proxy
augment   Speak
v. Syn. increase
(बढ़ाने) make greater, as in size, extent, or quantity
authentic   Speak
a. Syn. genuine; real; valid; trustworthy
(प्रामाणिक) not counterfeit or copied; valid; trustworthy
avail   Speak
v. Syn. profit; promote
(लाभ) turn to advantage of; be of service to; profit; promote
avert   Speak
v. Syn. prevent
(एवियरी) prevent; turn or cause to turn off or away
baffle   Speak
v. Syn. frustrate; perplex
(भ्रमित) frustrate as by confusing or perplexing; impede force or movement of
barren   Speak
a. Syn. desolate
(बंजर) desolate; fruitless and unproductive; lacking
batch   Speak
n.
(बैच) quantity of bread baked at one time; a collection of things or persons to be handled together
bizarre   Speak
a. Syn. fantastic
(विचित्र) fantastic; violently contrasting; strangely unconventional in style or appearance
bleak   Speak
a. Syn. cold; cheerless
(अंधकारमय) cold or cheerless; unlikely to be favorable
blunder   Speak
n. Syn. error
(गलती) serious mistake typically caused by ignorance or confusion
blunt   Speak
a. Syn. insensitive
(अभिशप्त कुंद) having a dull edge or end; not sharp; lacking in feeling; insensitive
bonus   Speak
n.
(बोनस) an extra dividend to the shareholders; money paid in addition to a stated compensation
brace   Speak
n.
(ब्रेस) something which holds anything tightly or supports it firmly, as bandage, cord, or rod;
brittle   Speak
a.
(सीख) easily broken; having little elasticity
capsule   Speak
n. Syn. pill
(कैप्सूल) small container; pill in form of small rounded gelatinous; shortened version of a written work
casualty   Speak
n.
(हताहत) serious or fatal accident; someone injured or killed in an accident
ceramic   Speak
a.
(सिरेमिक) of or pertaining to pottery; relating to the art of making earthenware; as, ceramic products; ceramic ornaments for ceilings.
cereal   Speak
n.
(अनाज) grass such as wheat, oats, or corn, the starchy grains of which are used as food.
commentary   Speak
n.
(टीका) written explanation or criticism or illustration that is added to a book or other textual material
commitment   Speak
n.
(प्रतिबद्धता) pledge, undertaking; act of binding yourself to a course of action
commute   Speak
v.
(पहनना) obtain or bargain for exemption or substitution; travel regularly from a place of residence to another place
compatible   Speak
a. Syn. harmonious
(संगत) harmonious; having similar disposition and tastes
competence   Speak
n.
(क्षमता) quality of being adequately or well qualified physically and intellectually
compile   Speak
v. Syn. assemble; gather; accumulate
(संकलन) put together or compose from materials gathered from several sources
compulsory   Speak
a. Syn. mandatory; obligatory
(अनिवार्य) mandatory; obligatory; required by rule
concede   Speak
v. Syn. admit; yield
(मानते हैं) admit; yield; give up physical control of another
conceive   Speak
v. Syn. design; consider
(गर्भ धारण) form or develop in the mind; devise; become pregnant with; begin or originate in a specific way
concession   Speak
n.
(रियायत) act of yielding; point yielded; acknowledgment or admission
concise   Speak
a. Syn. succinct; terse
(संक्षिप्त) brief and compact; expressing much in few words
confer   Speak
v.
(प्रदान) bestow; present; have a conference in order to talk something over
configuration   Speak
n.
(विन्यास) arrangement of parts or elements; outline
conform   Speak
v.
(अनुरूप) comply with; follow; fit; meet
confusion   Speak
n.
(भ्रम) mistake that results from taking one thing to be another; lack of clarity or order
consecutive   Speak
a. Syn. successive; sequential
(लगातार) following one after another without interruption; sequential
consensus   Speak
n. Syn. Agreement; accord
(सर्वसम्मति) general agreement or accord; opinion reached by a group as a whole
conserve   Speak
v. Syn. retain; preserve
(संरक्षण) retain; protect from loss or harm; preserve; use carefully or sparingly, avoiding waste
conspicuous   Speak
a. Syn. noticeable; prominent
(विशिष्ट) noticeable; prominent; easy to notice; obvious
constituent   Speak
n. Syn. component; element; ingredient
(घटक) component or part; citizen, voter
constrain   Speak
v. Syn. restrain; confine
(विवश) restrain; keep within close bounds; confine
consultant   Speak
n.
(सलाहकार) an expert who gives advice
contaminate   Speak
v. Syn. taint; pollute; defile
(दूषित) make impure or unclean by contact or mixture; pollute; defile
contemplate   Speak
v. Syn. ponder; meditate
(विचार) look at attentively and thoughtfully; observe deep in thought
contempt   Speak
n. Syn. disgrace
(अवमानना) state of being despised or dishonored; disgrace; disobedience to, or open disrespect of
contend   Speak
v.
(संघर्ष) strive in opposition; contest; dispute; struggle for
contradict   Speak
v. Syn. confront; oppose
(खंडन) confront; oppose
contrive   Speak
v.
(ईजाद) form by an exercise of ingenuity; devise; invent; design
controversial   Speak
a. Syn. controvertible; disputable
(विवादास्पद) controvertible; disputable
controversy   Speak
n. Syn. contention; argument
(विवाद) contentious speech act; argument
converge   Speak
v. Syn. approach
(एकाग्र) approach; tend to meet; come together
convict   Speak
v.
(अपराधी) find or declare guilty
cordial   Speak
a. Syn. gracious
(प्रचुर सौहार्दपूर्ण) gracious; showing warm and friendliness
corps   Speak
n.
(वाहिनी) an army unit usually consisting of two or more divisions; a body of people associated together
corrode   Speak
v.
(संक्षारक) destroy metal or alloy gradually, especially by chemical action; be eaten or worn away
corrupt   Speak
a. Syn. spoiled; tainted
(भ्रष्ट) changed from sound to putrid state; spoiled; tainted
costume   Speak
n. Syn. dress; attire
(पोशाक) dress; attire; aset of clothes appropriate for a particular occasion or season
courtesy   Speak
n.
(शिष्टाचार) polite behavior; act of civility or respect; consent or agreement in spite of fact
cripple   Speak
n. Syn. handicap; maim; disable
(अपंग) person or animal that is partially disabled or unable to use a limb or limb
criterion   Speak
n.
(मापदंड) standard of judging; any approved or established rule or test
crucial   Speak
a.
(महत्वपूर्ण) of extreme importance; vital to the resolution of a crisis; of the greatest importance
culminate   Speak
v.
(पुलिया) reach the highest or most decisive point; rise to summit
cumulative   Speak
a.
(संचयी) increasing by successive addition
curb   Speak
v.
(रोकने) bend or curve; guide and manage, or restrain
curt   Speak
a.
(रूखा) having been shortened; effectively cut short; rudely brief or abrupt, as in speech or manner
cynical   Speak
a.
(निंदक) skeptical of motives of others; selfishly calculating; negative or pessimistic
deficit   Speak
n. Syn. shortfall; shortage
(घाटा) inadequacy or insufficiency; sum of money falls short of required amount; shortage
degenerate   Speak
v. Syn. deteriorate
(पतित) become worse; decline; fall
deliberate   Speak
v. Syn. consider; ponder
(जानबूझकर) consider; think about carefully; weigh
denote   Speak
v. Syn. signify; indicate; show
(निरूपित) indicate; signify directly; refer to specifically
denounce   Speak
v. Syn. condemn; criticize; announce
(निंदा) condemn openly; criticize; make known in formal manner
depict   Speak
v. Syn. portray; describe
(दर्शाती) represent in a picture or sculpture; portray in words; describe
designate   Speak
v. Syn. nominate; assign; name
(नामित) indicate or specify; point out; assign a name or title to
despise   Speak
v.
(तिरस्कार) dislike intensely; regard with contempt or scorn
deteriorate   Speak
v. Syn. decline
(खराब) become worse; decline
diffuse   Speak
v.
(फैलाना) spread out widely; scatter freely; pour out and cause to spread freely
dilemma   Speak
n. Syn. predicament
(दुविधा) predicament; state of uncertainty or between equally unfavorable options
dilute   Speak
v. Syn. weaken; attenuate
(पतला) weaken; make thinner or less concentrated by adding a liquid such as water
discern   Speak
v. Syn. detect; perceive
(देख लेना) detect; perceive
discrepancy   Speak
n. Syn. difference
(विसंगति) lack of consistency; difference
discrete   Speak
a. Syn. separate; distinct
(असतत) separate; consisting of unconnected distinct parts
disguise   Speak
n.
(भेस) dress or exterior put on for purposes of concealment or of deception
dismay   Speak
v. Syn. discourage; frighten
(निराशा) destroy courage or resolution by exciting dread; cause to lose enthusiasm
dispatch   Speak
n. Syn. expedition; sending off
(प्रेषण) act of sending off something; property of being prompt and efficient; message usually sent in haste
disperse   Speak
v. Syn. scatter
(फैलाने) move away from each other; cause to separate; cause to become widely known
disposition   Speak
n. Syn. temperament; nature; tendency
(स्वभाव) natural or acquired habit with tendency; act or means of getting rid of something
disrupt   Speak
v. Syn. upset; interrupt
(बाधित) upset; throw into confusion or disorder
dissipate   Speak
v. Syn. waste; scatter
(फैलने) spend or expend wastefully; vanish by dispersion; drive away; disperse
distil   Speak
v.
(स्वच्छ) drop; fall in drops; flow in a small stream
disturbance   Speak
n. Syn. disorder; turmoil
(अशांति) disorder; turmoil; mental or emotional unbalance or disorder
divine   Speak
v.
(प्रकट करना) perceive intuitively; foresee future; have nature of or being a deity
drastic   Speak
a. Syn. radical; severe
(कठोर) radical; taking effect violently or rapidly
dubious   Speak
a. Syn. questionable
(संदिग्ध) questionable; filled with doubt
dwell   Speak
v. Syn. reside; inhabit
(ध्यान केन्द्रित करना) live as a resident; exist in a given place or state
eccentric   Speak
a. Syn. irregular; odd; whimsical; bizarre
(विलक्षण) departing from a recognized, conventional, or established norm or pattern
edible   Speak
a. Syn. eatable
(खाद्य) eatable; substance that can be used as food
ego   Speak
n.
(अहंकार) self, especially as distinct from the world and other selves; exaggerated sense of self-importance
elicit   Speak
v. Syn. provoke
(अमृत) draw out; bring forth or to light; generate or provoke as response or answer
elite   Speak
n.
(कुलीन) a group or class of persons enjoying superior intellectual or social or economic status
eloquent   Speak
a. Syn. expressive; persuasive
(सुवक्ता) vividly or movingly expressive; persuasive
embark   Speak
v. Syn. commence
(लगना) commence; go on board a boat or airplane; begin a journey
empirical   Speak
a.
(अनुभवजन्य) derived from experiment and observation rather than theory
endow   Speak
v. Syn. grant; award
(वृत्तिदान) grant; award; give qualities or abilities to
enhance   Speak
v. Syn. increase; improve
(बढ़ाने) make better or more attractive; increase; improve
ensue   Speak
v. Syn. follow
(पीछा करना) pursue; follow or come afterward; follow as a consequence
entail   Speak
v. Syn. require; necessitate; involve
(पड़ेगा) imply or require; cause to ensue or accrue; cut or carve in ornamental way
entity   Speak
n.
(इकाई) real being; something that exists as a particular and discrete unit; fact of existence
entrepreneur   Speak
n. Syn. businessperson; enterprise
(उद्यमी) person who organizes and operates a business; contractor
envisage   Speak
v.
(कल्पना) look in the face of; apprehend; consider or regard in a certain way
epoch   Speak
n. Syn. era
(युग) particular period of history, especially one considered remarkable
equilibrium   Speak
n. Syn. balance
(संतुलन) mental or emotional balance; state of balance of any causes, powers, or motives
erosion   Speak
n. Syn. corrosion
(कटाव) corrosion; a gradual decline of something
erroneous   Speak
a. Syn. mistaken; wrong
(गलत) containing or derived from error; mistaken
escort   Speak
n.
(अनुरक्षण) one who conducts someone as attendant; guard; protection, care, or safeguard on a journey
essence   Speak
n.
(सार) most essential or most vital part of some idea or experience
ethics   Speak
n. Syn. morals; principles
(नैतिकता) morals; study of principles relating to right and wrong conduct.
ethnic   Speak
a. Syn. racial
(जातीय) relating to races; group of people sharing common racial, national, or religious heritage
evoke   Speak
v. Syn. bring out; arouse
(आह्वान) bring out; arouse; call forth
exemplify   Speak
v. Syn. embody
(उदाहरण देना) serve as an example of; embody
exempt   Speak
a.
(मुक्त) not subject to duty or obligation; not subject to taxation
exotic   Speak
a. Syn. strange
(विदेशी) from another part of the world; foreign; strikingly strange or unusual
expertise   Speak
n. Syn. skill
(विशेषज्ञता) specialized knowledge; expert skill
explicit   Speak
a. Syn. definite; outspoken
(स्पष्ट) precisely and clearly expressed; definite; outspoken
exposition   Speak
n.
(प्रदर्शनी) exhibition; part of a play that provides the background information; opening section of a fugue
exquisite   Speak
a. Syn. excellent; flawless
(उत्तम) excellent; flawless; acutely perceptive or discriminating
extinct   Speak
a. Syn. nonexistent; vanished; dead
(विलुप्त) no longer existing or living; vanished; dead
extinguish   Speak
v.
(बुझाने) quench; put out, as a light or fire; cause to die out; put an end to; destroy
fabricate   Speak
v. Syn. build
(निर्माण) build; put together out of components or parts
facet   Speak
n. Syn. side
(पहलू) small, smooth, flat surface, as on a bone or tooth; side; a smooth surface
facilitate   Speak
v. Syn. promote; expedite
(सुविधा) help bring about; make less difficult
feeble   Speak
a. Syn. weak; frail
(कमजोर) lacking vigor, force, or effectiveness; faint; frail
flap   Speak
n.
(प्रालंब) flat, usually thin piece attached at only one side; act of waving or fluttering; blow given with something flat; slap
fling   Speak
v. Syn. discard
(लात) throw with force or recklessness; throw or cast away; move in an abrupt
fluctuate   Speak
v. Syn. waver; shift
(उतार चढ़ाव) rise and fall in or as if in waves; shift; vary irregularly
flutter   Speak
v.
(फ्लाईओवर) vibrate or move quickly; drive in disorder; throw into confusion; wave or flap rapidly in an irregular manner
foam   Speak
n.
(स्पंदन फोम) white substance, consisting of an aggregation of bubbles, which is formed on the surface of liquids
foil   Speak
v. Syn. hinder
(पन्नी) prevent from being successful
formidable   Speak
a. Syn. menacing; threatening
(दुर्जेय) arousing fear; threatening; difficult to undertake or defeat
formulate   Speak
v. Syn. policy; theory
(तैयार) decide upon and express in words
fort   Speak
n. Syn. fortress; stronghold
(दुर्ग) a fortified defensive structure; permanent army post
fossil   Speak
n. Syn. remnant
(जीवाश्म) remnant; remains of a plant or animal that existed in a past geological age
foster   Speak
v. Syn. rear
(पालक) rear; promote the growth of; help develop
foul   Speak
n. Syn. disgusting; filthy
(बेईमानी) act that violates of the rules of a sport
fracture   Speak
v. Syn. break; crack
(अस्थिभंग) break into pieces; crack; destroy; violate or abuse
fraud   Speak
n.
(धोखाधड़ी) getting money by lying or cheating; something intended to deceive
fringe   Speak
n. Syn. margin; periphery
(झब्बे) margin; periphery; decorative border of hanging threads, cords, or strips, often attached to a separate band
frustrate   Speak
v. Syn. thwart; defeat
(हराना) make null; bring to nothing; prevent from taking effect or attaining fulfillment
galaxy   Speak
n.
(आकाशगंगा) large, isolated system of stars, as the Milky Way; any collection of brilliant personalities
gaol   Speak
n. Syn. jail
(जेल) place of confinement, especially for minor offenses or provisional imprisonment
garment   Speak
n.
(परिधान) any article of clothing, as coat or gown
gear   Speak
n.
(गियर) toothed machine part, such as a wheel or cylinder, to transmit motion or to change speed or direction
glide   Speak
v. Syn. slide; slip
(सरकना) slide; move in a smooth, effortless manner
gloomy   Speak
a. Syn. dusky; dim
(उदास) imperfectly illuminated; dusky; dim; clouded
gorgeous   Speak
a. Syn. beautiful; magnificent
(भव्य) dazzlingly beautiful; magnificent
gossip   Speak
n. Syn. rumor
(गपशप) rumor; malicious report about other people; light informal conversation for social occasions
graze   Speak
v. Syn. feed
(तेल) scrape gently; feed on growing grasses and herbage
grease   Speak
n.
(तेल) oil; fat; state of being covered with unclean things
grief   Speak
n.
(दु: ख) pain of mind; mental suffering arising from any cause, as misfortune, loss of friends; sorrow; sadness
grieve   Speak
v.
(शोक) cause to be sorrowful; distress
grim   Speak
a.
(गंभीर) unrelenting; rigid; dismal and gloomy; cold and forbidding
hamper   Speak
v. Syn. obstruct
(बाधा) put at disadvantage; prevent progress or free movement of
hatch   Speak
v. Syn. breed
(हैच) breed; emerge from the egg
haul   Speak
v. Syn. transport; drag
(ढोना) draw slowly or heavily; pull or drag forcibly; shift direction
haunt   Speak
v. Syn. torment; bother; disturb
(अड्डा) be a regular or frequent visitor to a certain place; bother; disturb
heal   Speak
v. Syn. cure
(चंगा) cure; make or get healthy again
heave   Speak
v. Syn. lift; raise; hoist; throw
(उत्तोलन) cause to move upward or onward by a lifting effort; lift; raise; hoist; throw
heir   Speak
n. Syn. descendent; offspring
(वारिस) person who inherits some title or office
heritage   Speak
n. Syn. legacy; bequest; tradition
(विरासत) legacy; something that is passed down from preceding generations; a tradition
hierarchy   Speak
n. Syn. class; order
(पदानुक्रम) arrangement by rank or standing; series in which each element is graded or ranked
hinder   Speak
v. Syn. stunt; inhibit; hamper; impede
(बाधा) put at a disadvantage; tie up; hamper; prevent the progress
hinge   Speak
n.
(काज) a joint that holds two parts together so that one can swing relative to the other
hitherto   Speak
ad.
(अब तक) to this place; to a prescribed limit; up to this time; as yet; until now
homogeneous   Speak
a. Syn. uniform; similar
(सजातीय) of the same or similar nature or kind
hose   Speak
n.
(नली) a flexible pipe for conveying a liquid or gas
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v. Syn. float; waver; vacillate
(उड़ना) hang about; wait nearby; remain floating
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n. Syn. dampness; moisture
(आर्द्रता) dampness; moisture
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v. Syn. throw; cast; toss
(उछालना) throw with great force; cast; toss
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n. Syn. assumption; theory
(परिकल्पना) assumption; theory
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a.
(उन्माद) marked by excessive or uncontrollable emotion; affected, or troubled, with fear or panic