100 Difficult English Words Vocabulary List

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Sr. No. English Word Hindi Word Example
1. Rebuke फटकार
  1. The team rebuked his idea in the  class.
  2. His movie was rebuked for obscenity.
2. Lighthearted उल्लासमय
  1. It was a fairly lighthearted discussion.
  2. The lighthearted young lovers ran over the hills.
3. Still फिर भी
  1. The water stood still in the pool.
  2. He is still not done with his work.
4. Fun मज़ा
  1. I really enjoyed your party – it was such good fun.
  2. She’s great fun to be with.
5. Senior वरिष्ठ
  1. It’s important to impress your seniors if you want to be promoted.
  2. He is my senior at school.
6. Share साझा करना
  1. Bill and I shared an office for years.
  2. I share a house with four other people.
7. Suicide आत्महत्या
  1. He committed a suicide last year.
  2. Many suicides occur in prisons.
8. Wreck जहाज के मलबे
  1. He was an emotional wreck after the death of his wife.
  2. Let’s not spend any more money on this project, it is already a wreck.
9. Worth लायक
  1. The worth of this necklace is only Rs.200/-.
  2. Stock worth Rs 5 lacs was stolen from the go down.
10. Preference पसंद
  1. I don’t have a color preference for my new car.
  2. He has a preference for fruits.
11. Fortunate भाग्यशाली
  1. He was fortunate enough to have got three tickets.
  2. I fortunately got a big discount on this car.
12. Experience अनुभव
  1. I have an experience of 10 years in teaching.
  2. I have experienced sky diving once in my life.
13. Stamp डाक टिकट
  1. He stamped the book on the bench in aggression.
  2. You need to get the “PASS” stamp on your exam sheet.
14. Authority अधिकार
  1. He’s got no authority over his students.
  2. You do not have the authority to take such a big decision for the company.
15. Unfortunately दुर्भाग्य से
  1. Unfortunately, I didn’t have my credit card with me or I’d certainly have bought it.
  2. We unfortunately missed out on the movie tickets for the first show, we’ll now go to watch it tomorrow.
16. Behavior व्यवहार
  1. Her behavior is often appalling.
  2. He was notorious for his violent and threatening behavior.
17. Physical शारीरिक
  1. He is physically fit.
  2. I’m not a very physical sort of person.


18. Mental मानसिक
  1. The family has a history of mental disorder.
  2. She is affected mentally by the death of her grandmother.
19. Interaction परस्पर क्रिया
  1. There’s not enough interaction between the management and the workers.
  2. Language games are usually intended to encourage student interaction.
20. Sadly अफसोस की बात है
  1. He has gone away for six months, she said sadly.
  2. The teacher scolded him and he walked out of the class sadly.
21. Old पुराना
  1. There lived an old man.
  2. We’re all getting older.
22. Mark निशान
  1. There were dirty marks on her trousers where she had wiped her hands.
  2. His fingers had left marks on the table’s polished surface.
23. Onus भार
  1. The onus is on the landlord to ensure that the property is habitable.
  2. We are trying to shift the onus for passenger safety onto the government.
24. Lead प्रमुख
  1. I think we’ve chosen the right person to lead the expedition.
  2. I’ve asked Gemma to lead the discussion.
25. Horse घोड़ा
  1. My kids enjoy horse riding.
  2. Horses live in stables.
26. Well कुंआ
  1. The concert went well.
  2. The dress fits you well.
27. Drink पीना
  1. Would you like to drink tea?
  2. They’d had no food or drink for two days.
28. Ignorant अनजान
  1. Many teenagers are surprisingly ignorant about current politics.
  2. We remained blissfully ignorant of the troubles that lay ahead.
29. Residue अवशेष
  1. All the residual food at the end of the day in this restaurant goes to feed animals.
  2. The residual cloth pieces can be used in patch work on dresses.
30. Head सिर
  1. I have a headache today.
  2. Please consult the head of the department for this matter.
31. Higher उच्चतर
  1. A greater proportion of people with first degrees are now going on to study for higher degrees.
  2. He has higher powers than the principal of the school.
32. Studies पढ़ाई
  1. She’s doing a postgraduate course in women’s studies.
  2. She studies whole night.
33. Huge विशाल
  1. They live in a huge house.
  2. The costs involved in building a spacecraft are huge.
34. Sums रकम
  1. By the end of the month, he is able to save small sums of money.
  2. Huge sums of money are spent on national deference.
35. Subsidized रियायती
  1. The government has agreed to subsidize for the railway fares to make it cheap for the common people.
  2. The refugees live in subsidized housing provided by the authorities.
36. Return वापसी
  1. Have you returned the money you borrowed?
  2. She left South Africa at the age of 15 and has never returned.
37. Spheres क्षेत्रों
  1. Doctors have replaced the top of his hip bone with a metal sphere.
  2. The Earth is not a complete sphere.
38. Manpower श्रमशक्ति
  1. With the advancement of technology, the need for manpower is decreasing.
  2. Our company is facing manpower shortages.
39. Turns मोड़ों
  1. Take the left turn to go to the mall.
  2. I turned towards the left.
40. Leading प्रमुख
  1. Seema will be leading this project.
  2. The world’s leading manufacturer of audio equipment.
41. Specialists विशेषज्ञों
  1. He is a skin specialist doctor.
  2. She’s a specialist in modern French literature.
42. Available उपलब्ध
  1. Is this dress available in a larger size?
  2. The book is now available online.
43. Abroad विदेश
  1. He’s currently abroad on business.
  2. I want to study abroad.
44. Intervention हस्तक्षेप
  1. The research went on for years without any intervention from the government.
  2. I hate any kind of intervention in my personal matters by any of my friends.
45. Automatically खुद ब खुद
  1. The camera adjusts the shutter speed automatically.
  2. If you step on this platform, it will rotate automatically.
46. Candidates उम्मीदवार
  1. There are three candidates standing in the election.
  2. There are 10 candidates who have applied for this position.
47. Donate दान करना
  1. She donates 10% of her salary to an old age home every month.
  2. An anonymous lady has donated 1 lac rupees to this NGO.
48. Rush भीड़
  1. I rushed up the stairs to my room after hearing that scream at night.
  2. I am in a rush, can we discuss this later?
49. Selection चयन
  1. A written test is the first part of the selection process for this company.
  2. You are not given the liberty of selection in all projects, you’ll be assigned the projects by your boss and you’ll have to do them.
50. Reservation आरक्षण
  1. I’d like to make a table reservation for two people for nine o’clock.
  2. Please confirm your reservation in writing by Friday.
51. Heap ढेर
  1. There was a heap of clothes on the chair.
  2. He put his foot in a heap of sand.
52. Means साधन
  1. They had no means of communication.
  2. We need to find some other means of transportation.
53. Talent प्रतिभा
  1. Her talent for music showed at an early age.
  2. His artistic talents were wasted in his boring job.
54. Pull खींचना
  1. He pulled the chair away from the desk.
  2. Pull the door.
55. Towards की ओर
  1. He leaned towards his wife and whispered, “Can we go home soon?”
  2. She kept glancing towards the phone.
56. Tie गुलोबन्द
  1. There is a tie in the middle of the rope.
  2. Tie a knot at the end.
57. Appreciated सराहना
  1. We appreciate the need for immediate action.
  2. I appreciate that it’s a difficult decision for you to make.
58. Proud गर्व
  1. You must be very proud of your son.
  2. I have not seen a haughtier man than him.
59. Behind पीछे
  1. I hung my coat behind the door.
  2. Alex led, and I followed along behind.
60. Recognition मान्यता
  1. You can only achieve recognition through hard work.
  2. There’s a growing recognition that this country can no longer afford to be a nuclear power.
61. Distort बिगाड़ना
  1. The plot of the movie was quite distorted.
  2. Her reputation was distorted in her office.
62. Danger खतरा
  1. Danger! Keep out!
  2. He drove so fast that I really felt my life was in danger.
63. Compromise समझौता
  1. She won’t compromise with her work.
  2. The government has said that there will be no compromise with terrorists.
64. Recent ताज़ा
  1. Is that a recent photo?
  2. Have you been following recent political events?
65. Quite अत्यंत
  1. I’m quite tired but I can certainly walk a little further.
  2. There was quite a lot of traffic today but yesterday was even busier.
66. Limitless असीम
  1. The limitless sky.
  2. The minister said that the days of limitless spending were over.
67. Death मौत
  1. My granny’s death has saddened the family.
  2. Her death was natural.
68. Examine जांच करना
  1. The product will be examined by some scientists before it is launched.
  2. The council is to examine ways of reducing traffic in the city centre.
69. Unfit अयोग्य
  1. I am unfit for this activity.
  2. This water is unfit to be drunk.
70. Quote उद्धरण
  1. This is a quote from the Bible.
  2. The novel begins with a quote.
71. Toppled गिरा
  1. The statue of the dictator was toppled (over) by the crowds.
  2. The tree toppled and fell.
72. Liable उत्तरदायी
  1. She is liable to pay me a lac.
  2. His son will be liable for the debt if his father dies.
73. Basic बुनियादी
  1. I really need to get some basic financial advice.
  2. The crisis has led to price rises in basic foodstuffs, such as meat, cheese, and sugar.
74. Culture संस्कृति
  1. This article is very dull to be printed in a local newspaper, spice it up!
  2. There’s a danger that we will end up blaming innocent children for society’s problems.
75. Independent स्वतंत्र
  1. I live independently.
  2. We stay together but our expenses and everything are independent of each other.
76. Rights अधिकार
  1. She campaigns for animal rights.
  2. You have no right to go through my personal diary.
77. Curb नियंत्रण
  1. The government should act to curb tax evasion.
  2. She promised she would curb her temper.
78. Silver चांदी
  1. We gave Alison and Tom a dish made of solid silver as a wedding present.
  2. This is silver jewelry.
79. Spoons चम्मच
  1. I want to buy some new soup spoons.
  2. Add one teaspoon sugar.
80. Attitude रवैया
  1. The ballet dancer walked with a graceful attitude.
  2. She had a lazy attitude towards work.
81. Berth बर्थ
  1. I have booked the uppermost berth, there are no disturbances.
  2. How many berths would you like to book?
82. Emergency आपातकालीन
  1. In case of emergency, take exit from gate number 3.
  2. Cardiac arrest is an emergency which needs immediate action.
83. Discharge मुक्ति
  1. My brother got discharged from the hospital last night.
  2. The prisoners will be discharged tomorrow.
84. Steady नियमित
  1. The procession moved through the streets at a steady pace.
  2. Ready, Steady, Go!
85. Agricultural कृषि
  1. The world’s supply of agricultural land is shrinking fast.
  2. She’s studying agricultural science.
86. Exit बाहर जाएं
  1. Use the emergency exit in case of fire.
  2. He saw Emma arrive and made a quick exit.
87. Resort सहारा
  1. You can find many resorts specially made for foreign tourists in Jaipur.
  2. The resort that we booked is very expensive.
88. Disturbances गड़बड़ी
  1. Residents are fed up with the disturbance caused by the nightclub.
  2. Phone calls are the biggest disturbance at work.
89. Misbehaving दुर्व्यवहार
  1. I was always getting in trouble for misbehaving at school.
  2. A sixth class student was suspended from school for on account of misbehaving with the teacher.
90. Pretext बहाना
  1. The border dispute was used as a pretext for military intervention.
  2. She called me on the pretext of fetching more information about him.
91. Misrepresent मिथ्या अर्थ लेना
  1. My ideas were misrepresented by him in the meeting, I wish I myself had the permission to present.
  2. Celebrities are often misrepresented by the media.
92. Sift छान-बीन करना
  1. Sift the flour and then make batter, this will ensure that the batter is smooth.
  2. When the cake is cooked, sift some icing sugar over the top of it.
93. Continue जारी रखें
  1. Do you intend to continue with your studies?
  2. If the rain continues, we’ll have to cancel tonight’s plans.
94. Putt पट
  1. Palmer putted the ball straight into the hole.
  2. You need to use a special club for putting.
95. Excuses बहाने
  1. Please excuse me for arriving late – the bus was delayed.
  2. She made lame excuses for being late.
96. Postponed स्थगित
  1. They decided to postpone their holiday until next year.
  2. We’ve had to postpone going to France because the children are ill.
97. Hang टांगना
  1. A heavy gold necklace hung around her neck.
  2. The rapists will be hanged tomorrow.
98. Ego अहंकार
  1. He is sorry for what he did but he won’t confess because his ego doesn’t let him do so.
  2. I’m glad she got the job-she needed something to boost her ego.
99. Prison कारागार
  1. He is in prison for 7 years now.
  2. People who live in prisons are called prisoners.
100. Robbery डकैती
  1. The gang admitted they had committed four recent bank robberies.
  2. He is in prison for armed robbery.


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