1000 Vocabulary Words with Meaning Pdf

ESL students know that having a large vocabulary is important for academic success. However, acquiring new vocabulary words can be difficult. This lesson provides 1000 English vocabulary words with meaning, making it an excellent resource for ESL students.

With this many words at their disposal, learners will be able to build their vocabulary and improve their comprehension skills in no time!

1000 Vocabulary Words with Meaning

Vocabulary Words with Meaning

Word Meaning
Ability  Aptitude
Arrogant  Stuck-Up
Care  Concern
Confine  Contain
Cranky  Irritable
Depart  Leave, Exit
Empty  Unload
Fancy  Ornate
Frenzy  Fury
Glad  Happy
Idle  Inactive
Kind  Considerate
Mediocre  Fair
Neat  Clean
Open  Begin
Polite  Gracious
Prosperous  Successful
Relevant  Pertinent
Serious  Grave
Stupid  Unintelligent
Turbulent  Tumultuous
Wonderful  Marvelous
Adjourn  Recess
Beautiful  Pretty,
Chubby  Plump
Connect  Join
Dangerous  Perilous
Difficult  Hard
Evil  Bad
Feasible  Possible
Full  Packed
Handy  Useful
Impatient  Eager
Lenient  Lax
Mischievous  Naughty
Nonchalant  Indifferent
Outstanding  Distinguished
Prejudiced  Opinionated
Quit  Cease
Reveal  Disclose
Small  Little
Surplus  Excess
Vague  Unclear
Abandon  Desert
Approve  Ratify, Endorse
Calm  Quiet
Condense  Compress
Convenient  Handy
Denounce  Blame
Eccentric  Unusual
Fake  Artificial
Fraction  Part
Gigantic  Immense
Humiliate  Embarrass
Jubilant  Overjoyed
Meager  Scanty


Word Meaning
Ominous  Menacing
Plentiful  Ample
Prominent  Eminent
Regular  Routine
Separate  Divide
Strict  Stringent
Total  Whole, Entire
Win  Triumph, Prevail
Amateur  Novice
Brief  Short
Compress  Crush
Contaminate  Pollute
Defend  Protect
Dull  Blunt
Extravagant  Luxurious
Follow  Succeed
Gaunt  Scrawny
Hospitable  Welcoming
Infuriate  Enrage
Magnify  Expand
Morbid  Ghastly
Obsolete  Dated
Permanent  Enduring
Probable  Liable
Raze  Destroy
Save  Preserve
Stationary  Fixed
Terrible  Dreadful
Wealth  Riches, Prosperity
Achieve  Accomplish
Bashful  Shy
Chilly  Cool
Congested  Overcrowded
Damage  Hurt
Different  Distinct
Evident  Apparent
Fatigue  Tire
Front  Fore
Great  Outstanding
Impartial  Neutral
Legible  Readable
Mirth  Merriment
Nice  Pleasing
Outrageous  Shocking
Precious  Cherished
Quiet  Silent
Retaliate  Avenge
Sluggish  Listless
Suppress  Restrain
Vacant  Unoccupied
Above  Overhead
Awkward  Clumsy
Cease  Stop,
Conflict  Fight
Cruel  Mean
Deter  Hinder, Prevent


Word Meaning
Enemy  Opponent
Fast  Rapid
Friend  Comrade
Glorious  Splendid,
Immaculate  Pure
Large  Big
Migrant  Drifting
Nervous  Flustered
Optimistic  Confident
Portion  Part
Push  Shove, Propel
Remote  Secluded
Shy  Timid
Successful  Thriving
Unbiased  Impartial
Wrong  Mistaken
Afraid  Scared
Blend  Mix
Competent  Capable
Consecutive  Successive
Dawn  Daybreak
Drastic  Severe
Exhilarated  Elated
Fertile  Fruitful
Gain  Acquire
Help  Aid
Impetuous  Impulsive
Long  Lengthy
Moderate  Temperate
Obey  Mind
Past  Former
Preserve  Uphold
Raise  Hoist
Rude  Impolite
Sorrow  Woe
Tall  High
Vicious  Malicious
Aid  Assist
Brave  Heroic
Complete  Conclude
Considerate  Thoughtful
Decay  Rot
Dry  Arid, Parched
Exquisite  Delightful
Fill  Load
Gather  Accumulate
Hold  Grip
Independent  Self-Reliant
Lure  Attract
Monotonous  Boring
Obnoxious  Abominable
Peculiar  Weird
Prevalent  Widespread
Rational  Logical
Same  Alike
Spontaneous  Instinctive
Taut  Tense,  Tight,  Stiff
Virtuous  Righteous
Advocate  Support
Before  Prior
Comical  Amusing
Conscientious  Scrupulous
Daring  Bold
Dilute  Weaken
Exceptional  Outstanding
Feeble  Weak
Furious  Enraged
Hard  Firm
Imperative  Mandatory
Listless  Lethargic
Misfortune  Hardship
Normal  Ordinary
Painstaking  Precise
Premature  Early, Hasty
Racket  Noise
Risky  Hazardous
Smooth  Slick
Swift  Fast,  Speedy,  Hasty
Valiant  Courageous
Abundant  Ample
Ban  Prohibit


Word Meaning
Certain  Positive
Conform  Comply
Cry  Sob
Determined  Sure
Enjoy  Like
Fat  Chubby
Frigid  Freezing
Good  Nice
Immature  Inexperienced
Last  Final
Militant  Combative
Neutral  Impartial
Optional  Elective
Possible  Conceivable
Qualified  Competent
Repulsive  Hideous
Sick  Ailing
Sufficient  Ample
Upset  Perturb, Ruffle
Yield  Produce
Aggressive  Militant
Bottom  Base
Comprehend  Grasp
Conservative  Cautious
Dead  Lifeless
Dreadful  Terrible
Explicit  Exact
Fiction  Fantasy
Gallant  Chivalrous
High  Lofty
Important  Significant
Loose  Slack, Limp
Momentous  Important
Oblivious  Dazed
Patience  Tolerance
Pretty  Lovely
Ratify  Approve
Sad  Unhappy
Special  Exceptional
Tangible  Concrete
Victory  Triumph, Win
Always  Forever
Break  Burst
Complex  Intricate
Constantly  Always
Deduct  Subtract
Dubious  Doubtful
Exterior  Outside
Fix  Mend
Gaudy  Showy
Honest  Sincere
Inferior  Lesser
Luxurious  Extravagant
Moral  Righteous
Observe  Examine
Perfect  Flawless
Prevent  Prohibit
Ravage  Devastate
Savage  Uncivilized
Stable  Steady
Tender  Delicate
Vulgar  Offensive, Uncouth
Able  Qualified
Awful  Atrocious
Careful  Watchful
Conflict  Oppose
Crazy  Daft
Detach  Separate
Encourage  Urge
Fantastic  Outrageous
Fresh  Unused
Gloomy  Dark
Ignorant  Uninformed
Lament  Mourn
Mend  Repair
Negligent  Derelict
Opponent  Rival
Poor  Destitute


Word Meaning
Proud  Elated
Reluctant  Unwilling
Shrewd  Cunning
Subsequent  Following
Turmoil  Commotion
Worn  Used
Antagonize  Embitter
Busy  Active
Concur  Agree
Continue  Persevere
Delicate  Fragile
Early  Beforetime
Face  Confront
Forgive  Pardon
Gentle  Mild
Huge  Vast
Internal  Inner
Maneuver  Manipulate
Mourn  Lament
Odd  Peculiar
Persuade  Convince
Profit  Gain
Reduce  Decrease
Scrawny  Skinny
Stop  Quit
Thrifty  Economical
Wholehearted  Earnest
Apparent  Obvious, Evident
Buy  Purchase
Condemn  , Denounce
Convalesce  Heal
Demolish  Destroy
Easy  Simple
Fair  Honest
Former  Previous
Genuine  Authentic
Humble  Modest
Jolly  Merry
Maximum  Greatest
Mysterious  Occult
Offend  Displease
Plausible  Believable
Prohibit  Forbid
Refute  Contradict
Seize  Apprehend
Strenuous  Vigorous
Thrive  Prosper
Wild  Uncivilized
Accurate  Correct
Barren  Unproductive
Charming  Enchanting
Confuse  Muddle
Dally  Linger
Die  Expire, Perish
Enlarge  Expand
Fatal  Deadly
Frivolous  Trivial
Gratitude  Thankfulness
Immune  Resistant
Least  Fewest
Minor  Lesser
New  Unused
Ordinary  Average
Precarious  Dangerous
Question  Interrogate
Resist  Oppose
Slim  Thin
Superb  Magnificent
Urgent  Crucial
Zenith  Peak, Pinnacle
After  Following
Beginning  Start
Complex  Complicated
Conscious  Aware
Dark  Dismal
Drab  Dull
Excite  Arouse,
Ferocious  Fierce
Future  Coming


Word Meaning
Hate  Loathe
Imperfect  Marred
Logical  Sensible
Mobile  Moveable
Numerous  Abundant
Passive  Compliant
Premeditated  Intended
Radiant  Luminous
Rowdy  Boisterous
Sociable  Friendly
Synthetic  Artificial
Vibrate  Quiver, Tremble
Ambitious  Driven
Broad  Wide, Expansive
Concrete  Real
Contented  Satisfied
Defy  Resist
Dumb  Dense
Fabulous  Marvelous
Forbid  Prohibit
Generous  Giving
Hostile  Antagonistic
Intermittent  Sporadic
Mandatory  Required
Morose  Moody
Obstinate  Stubborn
Perpetual  Eternal
Proficient  Adept
Recreation  Amusement
Scarce  Scanty
Stimulate  Motivate
Thaw  Melt, Defrost
Weary  Tired, Fatigued
Abbreviate  Shorten
Arrive  Come
Capture  Arrest
Confess  Admit
Cozy  Comfortable
Dense  Thick
Ecstasy  Elation
False  Incorrect
Frank  Candid
Give  Donate, Present
Identical  Alike
Keep  Save
Mean  Unkind
Naughty  Wrong
Opaque  Obscure
Pliable  Supple
Prompt  Punctual
Regulate  Oversee
Serene  Peaceful
Strong  Powerful
Trivial  Insignificant
Wise  Knowing, Smart


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