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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: Read
n. Syn. acquirement; attainment
(अधिग्रहण) act of contracting or assuming or acquiring possession of something

adolescent: Read
n.
(किशोर) a juvenile between the onset of puberty and maturity;

adverse: Read
a. Syn. unfavorable; hostile
(प्रतिकूल) in opposing direction; harmful or unfavorable; acting or serving to oppose

aesthetic: Read
a. Syn. artistic; elegant
(सौंदर्य) elegant or tasteful; of or concerning appreciation of beauty or good taste

affiliate: Read
v. Syn. associate; incorporate
(सहबद्ध) associate; incorporate

afflict: Read
v. Syn. plague; suffer; torment
(दु: ख) cause pain, suffering or distress

aggravate: Read
v. Syn. worsen; exacerbate
(बढ़) worsen; make worse or more troublesome

agitation: Read
n. Syn. anxiety; disturbance
(आंदोलन) anxiety; extreme emotional disturbance

alleviate: Read
v. Syn. relieve; moderate; reduce
(कम) provide physical relief, as from pain; make easier; remove in part

amends: Read
n.
(क्षतिपूर्ति) compensation for a loss or injury; recompense; reparation

anonymous: Read
a. Syn. unknown; nameless
(अनामक) having no name; having unknown or unacknowledged name

appraisal: Read
n. Syn. assessment; evaluation
(मूल्यांकन) assessment; evaluation; the classification of someone or something with respect to its worth

articulate: Read
a. Syn. effective; distinct
(मुखर) expressing oneself easily in clear and effective language

ascertain: Read
v. Syn. discover; insure
(पता लगाना) find out for certain; discover with certainty; make sure of

ascribe: Read
v. Syn. refer; attribute; assign
(मानो) inscribe or dedicate; attribute to a specified cause, source, or origin; assign as a quality

assault: Read
n. Syn. attack; onslaught
(हमला) attack; onslaught

assert: Read
v. Syn. declare
(जोर) declare or state with confidence; put oneself forward boldly

asset: Read
n. Syn. properties; advantage
(संपत्ति) properties; advantage; useful or valuable quality

assimilate: Read
v. Syn. absorb
(आत्मसात) incorporate and absorb into mind; make similar; cause to resemble

attorney: Read
n. Syn. lawyer
(वकील) lawyer; one who is appointed by another to act in his place or stead; proxy

augment: Read
v. Syn. increase
(बढ़ाने) make greater, as in size, extent, or quantity

authentic: Read
a. Syn. genuine; real; valid; trustworthy
(प्रामाणिक) not counterfeit or copied; valid; trustworthy

avail: Read
v. Syn. profit; promote
(लाभ) turn to advantage of; be of service to; profit; promote

avert: Read
v. Syn. prevent
(एवियरी) prevent; turn or cause to turn off or away

baffle: Read
v. Syn. frustrate; perplex
(भ्रमित) frustrate as by confusing or perplexing; impede force or movement of

barren: Read
a. Syn. desolate
(बंजर) desolate; fruitless and unproductive; lacking

batch: Read
n.
(बैच) quantity of bread baked at one time; a collection of things or persons to be handled together

bizarre: Read
a. Syn. fantastic
(विचित्र) fantastic; violently contrasting; strangely unconventional in style or appearance

bleak: Read
a. Syn. cold; cheerless
(अंधकारमय) cold or cheerless; unlikely to be favorable

blunder: Read
n. Syn. error
(गलती) serious mistake typically caused by ignorance or confusion

blunt: Read
a. Syn. insensitive
(अभिशप्त कुंद) having a dull edge or end; not sharp; lacking in feeling; insensitive

bonus: Read
n.
(बोनस) an extra dividend to the shareholders; money paid in addition to a stated compensation

brace: Read
n.
(ब्रेस) something which holds anything tightly or supports it firmly, as bandage, cord, or rod;

brittle: Read
a.
(सीख) easily broken; having little elasticity

capsule: Read
n. Syn. pill
(कैप्सूल) small container; pill in form of small rounded gelatinous; shortened version of a written work

casualty: Read
n.
(हताहत) serious or fatal accident; someone injured or killed in an accident

ceramic: Read
a.
(सिरेमिक) of or pertaining to pottery; relating to the art of making earthenware; as, ceramic products; ceramic ornaments for ceilings.

cereal: Read
n.
(अनाज) grass such as wheat, oats, or corn, the starchy grains of which are used as food.

commentary: Read
n.
(टीका) written explanation or criticism or illustration that is added to a book or other textual material

commitment: Read
n.
(प्रतिबद्धता) pledge, undertaking; act of binding yourself to a course of action

commute: Read
v.
(पहनना) obtain or bargain for exemption or substitution; travel regularly from a place of residence to another place

compatible: Read
a. Syn. harmonious
(संगत) harmonious; having similar disposition and tastes

competence: Read
n.
(क्षमता) quality of being adequately or well qualified physically and intellectually

compile: Read
v. Syn. assemble; gather; accumulate
(संकलन) put together or compose from materials gathered from several sources

compulsory: Read
a. Syn. mandatory; obligatory
(अनिवार्य) mandatory; obligatory; required by rule

concede: Read
v. Syn. admit; yield
(मानते हैं) admit; yield; give up physical control of another

conceive: Read
v. Syn. design; consider
(गर्भ धारण) form or develop in the mind; devise; become pregnant with; begin or originate in a specific way

concession: Read
n.
(रियायत) act of yielding; point yielded; acknowledgment or admission

concise: Read
a. Syn. succinct; terse
(संक्षिप्त) brief and compact; expressing much in few words

confer: Read
v.
(प्रदान) bestow; present; have a conference in order to talk something over

configuration: Read
n.
(विन्यास) arrangement of parts or elements; outline

conform: Read
v.
(अनुरूप) comply with; follow; fit; meet

confusion: Read
n.
(भ्रम) mistake that results from taking one thing to be another; lack of clarity or order

consecutive: Read
a. Syn. successive; sequential
(लगातार) following one after another without interruption; sequential

consensus: Read
n. Syn. Agreement; accord
(सर्वसम्मति) general agreement or accord; opinion reached by a group as a whole

conserve: Read
v. Syn. retain; preserve
(संरक्षण) retain; protect from loss or harm; preserve; use carefully or sparingly, avoiding waste

conspicuous: Read
a. Syn. noticeable; prominent
(विशिष्ट) noticeable; prominent; easy to notice; obvious

constituent: Read
n. Syn. component; element; ingredient
(घटक) component or part; citizen, voter

constrain: Read
v. Syn. restrain; confine
(विवश) restrain; keep within close bounds; confine

consultant: Read
n.
(सलाहकार) an expert who gives advice

contaminate: Read
v. Syn. taint; pollute; defile
(दूषित) make impure or unclean by contact or mixture; pollute; defile

contemplate: Read
v. Syn. ponder; meditate
(विचार) look at attentively and thoughtfully; observe deep in thought

contempt: Read
n. Syn. disgrace
(अवमानना) state of being despised or dishonored; disgrace; disobedience to, or open disrespect of

contend: Read
v.
(संघर्ष) strive in opposition; contest; dispute; struggle for

contradict: Read
v. Syn. confront; oppose
(खंडन) confront; oppose

contrive: Read
v.
(ईजाद) form by an exercise of ingenuity; devise; invent; design

controversial: Read
a. Syn. controvertible; disputable
(विवादास्पद) controvertible; disputable

controversy: Read
n. Syn. contention; argument
(विवाद) contentious speech act; argument

converge: Read
v. Syn. approach
(एकाग्र) approach; tend to meet; come together

convict: Read
v.
(अपराधी) find or declare guilty

cordial: Read
a. Syn. gracious
(प्रचुर सौहार्दपूर्ण) gracious; showing warm and friendliness

corps: Read
n.
(वाहिनी) an army unit usually consisting of two or more divisions; a body of people associated together

corrode: Read
v.
(संक्षारक) destroy metal or alloy gradually, especially by chemical action; be eaten or worn away

corrupt: Read
a. Syn. spoiled; tainted
(भ्रष्ट) changed from sound to putrid state; spoiled; tainted

costume: Read
n. Syn. dress; attire
(पोशाक) dress; attire; aset of clothes appropriate for a particular occasion or season

courtesy: Read
n.
(शिष्टाचार) polite behavior; act of civility or respect; consent or agreement in spite of fact

cripple: Read
n. Syn. handicap; maim; disable
(अपंग) person or animal that is partially disabled or unable to use a limb or limb

criterion: Read
n.
(मापदंड) standard of judging; any approved or established rule or test

crucial: Read
a.
(महत्वपूर्ण) of extreme importance; vital to the resolution of a crisis; of the greatest importance

culminate: Read
v.
(पुलिया) reach the highest or most decisive point; rise to summit

cumulative: Read
a.
(संचयी) increasing by successive addition

curb: Read
v.
(रोकने) bend or curve; guide and manage, or restrain

curt: Read
a.
(रूखा) having been shortened; effectively cut short; rudely brief or abrupt, as in speech or manner

cynical: Read
a.
(निंदक) skeptical of motives of others; selfishly calculating; negative or pessimistic

deficit: Read
n. Syn. shortfall; shortage
(घाटा) inadequacy or insufficiency; sum of money falls short of required amount; shortage

degenerate: Read
v. Syn. deteriorate
(पतित) become worse; decline; fall

deliberate: Read
v. Syn. consider; ponder
(जानबूझकर) consider; think about carefully; weigh

denote: Read
v. Syn. signify; indicate; show
(निरूपित) indicate; signify directly; refer to specifically

denounce: Read
v. Syn. condemn; criticize; announce
(निंदा) condemn openly; criticize; make known in formal manner

depict: Read
v. Syn. portray; describe
(दर्शाती) represent in a picture or sculpture; portray in words; describe

designate: Read
v. Syn. nominate; assign; name
(नामित) indicate or specify; point out; assign a name or title to

despise: Read
v.
(तिरस्कार) dislike intensely; regard with contempt or scorn

deteriorate: Read
v. Syn. decline
(खराब) become worse; decline

diffuse: Read
v.
(फैलाना) spread out widely; scatter freely; pour out and cause to spread freely

dilemma: Read
n. Syn. predicament
(दुविधा) predicament; state of uncertainty or between equally unfavorable options

dilute: Read
v. Syn. weaken; attenuate
(पतला) weaken; make thinner or less concentrated by adding a liquid such as water

discern: Read
v. Syn. detect; perceive
(देख लेना) detect; perceive

discrepancy: Read
n. Syn. difference
(विसंगति) lack of consistency; difference

discrete: Read
a. Syn. separate; distinct
(असतत) separate; consisting of unconnected distinct parts

disguise: Read
n.
(भेस) dress or exterior put on for purposes of concealment or of deception

dismay: Read
v. Syn. discourage; frighten
(निराशा) destroy courage or resolution by exciting dread; cause to lose enthusiasm

dispatch: Read
n. Syn. expedition; sending off
(प्रेषण) act of sending off something; property of being prompt and efficient; message usually sent in haste

disperse: Read
v. Syn. scatter
(फैलाने) move away from each other; cause to separate; cause to become widely known

disposition: Read
n. Syn. temperament; nature; tendency
(स्वभाव) natural or acquired habit with tendency; act or means of getting rid of something

disrupt: Read
v. Syn. upset; interrupt
(बाधित) upset; throw into confusion or disorder

dissipate: Read
v. Syn. waste; scatter
(फैलने) spend or expend wastefully; vanish by dispersion; drive away; disperse

distil: Read
v.
(स्वच्छ) drop; fall in drops; flow in a small stream

disturbance: Read
n. Syn. disorder; turmoil
(अशांति) disorder; turmoil; mental or emotional unbalance or disorder

divine: Read
v.
(प्रकट करना) perceive intuitively; foresee future; have nature of or being a deity

drastic: Read
a. Syn. radical; severe
(कठोर) radical; taking effect violently or rapidly

dubious: Read
a. Syn. questionable
(संदिग्ध) questionable; filled with doubt

dwell: Read
v. Syn. reside; inhabit
(ध्यान केन्द्रित करना) live as a resident; exist in a given place or state

eccentric: Read
a. Syn. irregular; odd; whimsical; bizarre
(विलक्षण) departing from a recognized, conventional, or established norm or pattern

edible: Read
a. Syn. eatable
(खाद्य) eatable; substance that can be used as food

ego: Read
n.
(अहंकार) self, especially as distinct from the world and other selves; exaggerated sense of self-importance

elicit: Read
v. Syn. provoke
(अमृत) draw out; bring forth or to light; generate or provoke as response or answer

elite: Read
n.
(कुलीन) a group or class of persons enjoying superior intellectual or social or economic status

eloquent: Read
a. Syn. expressive; persuasive
(सुवक्ता) vividly or movingly expressive; persuasive

embark: Read
v. Syn. commence
(लगना) commence; go on board a boat or airplane; begin a journey

empirical: Read
a.
(अनुभवजन्य) derived from experiment and observation rather than theory

endow: Read
v. Syn. grant; award
(वृत्तिदान) grant; award; give qualities or abilities to

enhance: Read
v. Syn. increase; improve
(बढ़ाने) make better or more attractive; increase; improve

ensue: Read
v. Syn. follow
(पीछा करना) pursue; follow or come afterward; follow as a consequence

entail: Read
v. Syn. require; necessitate; involve
(पड़ेगा) imply or require; cause to ensue or accrue; cut or carve in ornamental way

entity: Read
n.
(इकाई) real being; something that exists as a particular and discrete unit; fact of existence

entrepreneur: Read
n. Syn. businessperson; enterprise
(उद्यमी) person who organizes and operates a business; contractor

envisage: Read
v.
(कल्पना) look in the face of; apprehend; consider or regard in a certain way

epoch: Read
n. Syn. era
(युग) particular period of history, especially one considered remarkable

equilibrium: Read
n. Syn. balance
(संतुलन) mental or emotional balance; state of balance of any causes, powers, or motives

erosion: Read
n. Syn. corrosion
(कटाव) corrosion; a gradual decline of something

erroneous: Read
a. Syn. mistaken; wrong
(गलत) containing or derived from error; mistaken

escort: Read
n.
(अनुरक्षण) one who conducts someone as attendant; guard; protection, care, or safeguard on a journey

essence: Read
n.
(सार) most essential or most vital part of some idea or experience

ethics: Read
n. Syn. morals; principles
(नैतिकता) morals; study of principles relating to right and wrong conduct.

ethnic: Read
a. Syn. racial
(जातीय) relating to races; group of people sharing common racial, national, or religious heritage

evoke: Read
v. Syn. bring out; arouse
(आह्वान) bring out; arouse; call forth

exemplify: Read
v. Syn. embody
(उदाहरण देना) serve as an example of; embody

exempt: Read
a.
(मुक्त) not subject to duty or obligation; not subject to taxation

exotic: Read
a. Syn. strange
(विदेशी) from another part of the world; foreign; strikingly strange or unusual

expertise: Read
n. Syn. skill
(विशेषज्ञता) specialized knowledge; expert skill

explicit: Read
a. Syn. definite; outspoken
(स्पष्ट) precisely and clearly expressed; definite; outspoken

exposition: Read
n.
(प्रदर्शनी) exhibition; part of a play that provides the background information; opening section of a fugue

exquisite: Read
a. Syn. excellent; flawless
(उत्तम) excellent; flawless; acutely perceptive or discriminating

extinct: Read
a. Syn. nonexistent; vanished; dead
(विलुप्त) no longer existing or living; vanished; dead

extinguish: Read
v.
(बुझाने) quench; put out, as a light or fire; cause to die out; put an end to; destroy

fabricate: Read
v. Syn. build
(निर्माण) build; put together out of components or parts

facet: Read
n. Syn. side
(पहलू) small, smooth, flat surface, as on a bone or tooth; side; a smooth surface

facilitate: Read
v. Syn. promote; expedite
(सुविधा) help bring about; make less difficult

feeble: Read
a. Syn. weak; frail
(कमजोर) lacking vigor, force, or effectiveness; faint; frail

flap: Read
n.
(प्रालंब) flat, usually thin piece attached at only one side; act of waving or fluttering; blow given with something flat; slap

fling: Read
v. Syn. discard
(लात) throw with force or recklessness; throw or cast away; move in an abrupt

fluctuate: Read
v. Syn. waver; shift
(उतार चढ़ाव) rise and fall in or as if in waves; shift; vary irregularly

flutter: Read
v.
(फ्लाईओवर) vibrate or move quickly; drive in disorder; throw into confusion; wave or flap rapidly in an irregular manner

foam: Read
n.
(स्पंदन फोम) white substance, consisting of an aggregation of bubbles, which is formed on the surface of liquids

foil: Read
v. Syn. hinder
(पन्नी) prevent from being successful

formidable: Read
a. Syn. menacing; threatening
(दुर्जेय) arousing fear; threatening; difficult to undertake or defeat

formulate: Read
v. Syn. policy; theory
(तैयार) decide upon and express in words

fort: Read
n. Syn. fortress; stronghold
(दुर्ग) a fortified defensive structure; permanent army post

fossil: Read
n. Syn. remnant
(जीवाश्म) remnant; remains of a plant or animal that existed in a past geological age

foster: Read
v. Syn. rear
(पालक) rear; promote the growth of; help develop

foul: Read
n. Syn. disgusting; filthy
(बेईमानी) act that violates of the rules of a sport

fracture: Read
v. Syn. break; crack
(अस्थिभंग) break into pieces; crack; destroy; violate or abuse

fraud: Read
n.
(धोखाधड़ी) getting money by lying or cheating; something intended to deceive

fringe: Read
n. Syn. margin; periphery
(झब्बे) margin; periphery; decorative border of hanging threads, cords, or strips, often attached to a separate band

frustrate: Read
v. Syn. thwart; defeat
(हराना) make null; bring to nothing; prevent from taking effect or attaining fulfillment

galaxy: Read
n.
(आकाशगंगा) large, isolated system of stars, as the Milky Way; any collection of brilliant personalities

gaol: Read
n. Syn. jail
(जेल) place of confinement, especially for minor offenses or provisional imprisonment

garment: Read
n.
(परिधान) any article of clothing, as coat or gown

gear: Read
n.
(गियर) toothed machine part, such as a wheel or cylinder, to transmit motion or to change speed or direction

glide: Read
v. Syn. slide; slip
(सरकना) slide; move in a smooth, effortless manner

gloomy: Read
a. Syn. dusky; dim
(उदास) imperfectly illuminated; dusky; dim; clouded

gorgeous: Read
a. Syn. beautiful; magnificent
(भव्य) dazzlingly beautiful; magnificent

gossip: Read
n. Syn. rumor
(गपशप) rumor; malicious report about other people; light informal conversation for social occasions

graze: Read
v. Syn. feed
(तेल) scrape gently; feed on growing grasses and herbage

grease: Read
n.
(तेल) oil; fat; state of being covered with unclean things

grief: Read
n.
(दु: ख) pain of mind; mental suffering arising from any cause, as misfortune, loss of friends; sorrow; sadness

grieve: Read
v.
(शोक) cause to be sorrowful; distress

grim: Read
a.
(गंभीर) unrelenting; rigid; dismal and gloomy; cold and forbidding

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

heritage: Read
n. Syn. legacy; bequest; tradition
(विरासत) legacy; something that is passed down from preceding generations; a tradition

hierarchy: Read
n. Syn. class; order
(पदानुक्रम) arrangement by rank or standing; series in which each element is graded or ranked

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

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

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

homogeneous: Read
a. Syn. uniform; similar
(सजातीय) of the same or similar nature or kind

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

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

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

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

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

hysterical: Read
a.
(उन्माद) marked by excessive or uncontrollable emotion; affected, or troubled, with fear or panic