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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
(ارجن) act of contracting or assuming or acquiring possession of something

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

assert: Read
v. Syn. declare
(آسان اور خوشگوار بنا) declare or state with confidence; put oneself forward boldly

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

brittle: Read
a.
(آسانی سے ٹوٹنے والی) easily broken; having little elasticity

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

contaminate: Read
v. Syn. taint; pollute; defile
(غور و فکر کریں) make impure or unclean by contact or mixture; pollute; defile

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

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

contend: Read
v.
(خراب جھگڑا کریں) strive in opposition; contest; dispute; struggle for

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

disrupt: Read
v. Syn. upset; interrupt
(کفران نعمت کر کے برہم) upset; throw into confusion or disorder

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

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

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

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

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

dubious: Read
a. Syn. questionable
(بیہوشی میں بولنا مشکوک) questionable; filled with doubt

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

exemplify: Read
v. Syn. embody
(مثال دینا) serve as an example of; embody

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

flap: Read
n.
(فلیپ) 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
(فیںکنا) throw with force or recklessness; throw or cast away; move in an abrupt

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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