Essential words for Standardized TESTS (That really help).

Essential words for Standardized TESTS

Vocabulary, as we may all know, is essential if you want to score good on a test or just increase your general knowledge of the language. 

So here is a collected a list of vocab that many find interesting. It really helps students express their ideas in different forms and manners that just stand out of the mainstream.

Now, we will only be showing a list of some intermediate and advanced vocabulary, so if you want to take a look at the basic vocab, click the link here to go to our post of the 1000 most common words in english.

Though its name may sound fairly basic, it is actually a compilation of the most frequent words in the use of the language, which can be considered to be the basis, the fundamental parts. Once you know 100% of those words, it’s time to map the words in this post.

Remember that if you would like to learn these words fast, go ahead and check out the post about how to improve your vocabulary by clicking here

Here is a list of almost 400 words for you to learn day by day.

Abbreviation

Aboard

Accent

Acquisition

Adequately

Agricultural

Agriculture

Aim

Ancestor

Ankle

Announcement

Annually

Appear

Approaching

Approval

Approve

Arrow

Artificial

Artificiality

Assassin

Assassinate

Assassination

Attempt

Attraction

Autograph

Avoidance

Basic, basically

Battlefield

Beneath

Beneficial

Bitterly

Blockade

Bound

Bribe

Buckle

Calories

Canal

Cancer

Candidacy

Candidate

Canyon

Cavity

Censorship

Collapsed

College

Composer

Comprehend

Comprehension

Concerned

Conflicting

Conscious

Considerably

Constantly

Constitute

Construction

Corporation

Crowded

Crucial

Curly

Dam

Dampness

Debate

Decrease

Definitive

Degree

Despite

Destroy

Device

Diagram

Differently

Digest

Digestion

Disease

Disruption

Distraught

District

Division

Donor

Drought

Drowsy

Earthquake

Edgy

Edition

Efficient, efficiently

Election

Elevator

Emergency

Enables

Enlarge

Equally

Equivalence

Erode

Erosion

Especially

Essential

Estimation

Evidently

Exact, exactly

Excellent

Exhale

Expendable

Experiential

Explain

Explanation

Explosive

Express

Extended

Extremely

Factors

Fade

Familiar

Familiarity

Figurative

Figure

Filthy

Final

Flexible

Float

Floatation

Flood

Foolishly

Forbidden

Forecaster

Form

Forming

Fought

Freedom

Frequently

Function

Functional

Funds

Funnel

Gap

Generalize

Gently

Giant

Grade

Guide

Headquarters

Hectic

Hide

Hinder

Hindrance

Hired

Honeymoon

Honorable

Host

Humble

Ignorance

Illustration

Implication

Imply

Indispensable

Inhabit

Inhabitants

Injury

Innovation

Innovative,

Interact

Interrupted

Invisible

Isolated

Isolation

Issued

Join

Jungle

Layered

Leak

Least

Liberalism

Location

Loneliness

Lonely

Lungs

Majority

Margin

Marginal

Maximum

Meals

Membership

Memorize

Memory

Merge

Merger

Messy

Missile

Missing

Missionary

Multiple

Nap

National

Nationality

Nationalize

Nationalize

Nationally

Naughty

Nearby

Negation

Neglectful

Neutrality

Niece

Normally

Nowadays

Obedient

Objective

Obviously

Opportunity

Option

Optional

Organization

Originated

Otherwise

Outcome

Overall

Owe

Passages

Passageway

Passenger

Patience

Pattern

Payment

Pearl

Peel

Peeled

Perform

Periodic

Periodically

Persuade

Persuasion

Persuasion

Pertinent

Pinch

Plus

Poet

Political

Politician

Portion

Portrait

Potential

Precisely

Prediction

Prejudice

Prejudicial

Prescribe

Prescription

Presence

Pressure

Professional

Proficiency

Promote

Proof

Pulse

Pump

Purchase

Purchased

Pyramid

Quality

Quite

Quite

Race

Rage

React

Reaction

Reactive

Recall

Receipt

Recipient

Recognize

Recognize

Recommend

Recover

Reelect

Refusal

Refuse

Regardless

Regulate

Relax

Relaxation

Rely on

Remote

Replace

Replacement

Require

Reside

Resident

Respiration

Respond

Resurgence

Resuscitation

Reveal

Revolution

Revolve

Rid

Riddance

Rob

Robbery

Role

Scare

Scene

Scenic

Scent

Sculptor

Search

Secret

Section

Selective

Selectively

Separate

Sequential

Series

Series

Several

Shallow

Share

Shark

Shatter

Shattered

Shelter

Shift

Shrimp

Signal

Significance

Significant

Site

Skeleton

Skip

Slave

Slavery

Slender

Slide, slid

Slightly

Snack

Soil

Sole

Speeding

Spinach

Sponsorship

Spread

Squeezes

Stage

Statistical

Straight

Stress

Stressful

Striped

Structural

Stunned

Style

Stylish

Substance

Subtitle

Sufficience

Suitable

Summarize

Summary

Suppress

Surge

Survey

Surveyor

Survival

Survive

Sweeten

Syllable

Symbolize

System

Task

Tender

Tense

Theory

Thereby

Thunderstorm

Tomb

Tornado

Toughness

Toward

Transfuse

Transfusion

Treaty

Triangle

Typical

Unaided

Undercook

Underestimate

Universal

Unpeeled

Unpredictability

Upset

Usage

Useless

Various

Vegetarian

Vehicular

View

Vision

Wave

Weak

Weakness

Well-developed

Wisely

And here is a list of some more advanced words. Once you have mastered about 80% of the words in the above list, feel free to take on a bigger challenge and continue with the final 101 words of more advanced vocabulary.

Aberration

Abhor

Acquiesce

Alacrity

Amiable

Appease

Arcane

Avarice

Brazen

Brusque

Cajole

Callous

Candor

Chide

Circumspect

Clandestine

Coerce

Coherent

Complacency

Confidant

Connive

Cumulative

Debase

Decry

Deferential

Demure

Deride

Despot

Diligent

Elated

Eloquent

Embezzle

Empathy

Enmity

Erudite

Extol

Fabricate

Feral

Flabbergasted

Forsake

Fractious

Furtive

Gluttony

Gratuitous

Haughty

Hypocrisy

Impeccable

Impertinent

Implacable

Impudent

Incisive

Indolent

Inept

Infamy

Inhibit

Innate

Insatiable

Insular

Intrepid

Inveterate

Jubilant

Knell

Lithe

Lurid

Maverick

Maxim

Meticulous

Modicum

Morose

Myriad

Nadir

Nominal

Novice

Nuance

Oblivious

Obsequious

Obtuse

Panacea

Parody

Penchant

Perusal

Plethora

Predilection

Quaint

Rash

Refurbish

Repudiate

Rife

Salient

Serendipity

Staid

Superfluous

Sycophant

Taciturn

Truculent

Umbrage

Venerable

Vex

Vociferous

Wanton

Zenit

Again, this list os not to be memorized in a single session or even month. Learning vocabulary is a slow process, that takes a lot of time. Especially if we wish the learning to be long term.

 

Going at it little by little with a few words every single day, is the best way to remember it.  Just remember to look up the definitions and NOT the translation.

 

Hope you have enjoyd this vocabulary journey.

 

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