English Vocabulary Word List - Ogden's Basic English - Things - General Words
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Ogden's Basic English - Things - General Words (400 Words)

  • account
  • act
  • addition
  • adjustment
  • advertisement
  • agreement
  • air
  • amount
  • amusement
  • animal
  • answer
  • apparatus
  • approval
  • argument
  • art
  • attack
  • attempt
  • attention
  • attraction
  • authority
  • back
  • balance
  • base
  • behavior
  • belief
  • birth
  • bit
  • bite
  • blood
  • blow
  • body
  • brass
  • bread
  • breath
  • brother
  • building
  • burn
  • burst
  • business
  • butter
  • canvas
  • care
  • cause
  • chalk
  • chance
  • change
  • cloth
  • coal
  • color
  • comfort
  • committee
  • company
  • comparison
  • competition
  • condition
  • connection
  • control
  • cook
  • copper
  • copy
  • cork
  • cotton
  • cough
  • country
  • cover
  • crack
  • credit
  • crime
  • crush
  • cry
  • current
  • curve
  • damage
  • danger
  • daughter
  • day
  • death
  • debt
  • decision
  • degree
  • design
  • desire
  • destruction
  • detail
  • development
  • digestion
  • direction
  • discovery
  • discussion
  • disease
  • disgust
  • distance
  • distribution
  • division
  • doubt
  • drink
  • driving
  • dust
  • earth
  • edge
  • education
  • effect
  • end
  • error
  • event
  • example
  • exchange
  • existence
  • expansion
  • experience
  • expert
  • fact
  • fall
  • family
  • father
  • fear
  • feeling
  • fiction
  • field
  • fight
  • fire
  • flame
  • flight
  • flower
  • fold
  • food
  • force
  • form
  • friend
  • front
  • fruit
  • glass
  • gold
  • government
  • grain
  • grass
  • grip
  • group
  • growth
  • guide
  • harbor
  • harmony
  • hate
  • hearing
  • heat
  • help
  • history
  • hole
  • hope
  • hour
  • humor
  • ice
  • idea
  • impulse
  • increase
  • industry
  • ink
  • insect
  • instrument
  • insurance
  • interest
  • invention
  • iron
  • jelly
  • join
  • journey
  • judge
  • jump
  • kick
  • kiss
  • knowledge
  • land
  • language
  • laugh
  • law
  • lead
  • learning
  • leather
  • letter
  • level
  • lift
  • light
  • limit
  • linen
  • liquid
  • list
  • look
  • loss
  • love
  • machine
  • man
  • manager
  • mark
  • market
  • mass
  • meal
  • measure
  • meat
  • meeting
  • memory
  • metal
  • middle
  • milk
  • mind
  • mine
  • minute
  • mist
  • money
  • month
  • morning
  • mother
  • motion
  • mountain
  • move
  • music
  • name
  • nation
  • need
  • news
  • night
  • noise
  • note
  • number
  • observation
  • offer
  • oil
  • operation
  • opinion
  • order
  • organisation
  • ornament
  • owner
  • page
  • pain
  • paint
  • paper
  • part
  • paste
  • payment
  • peace
  • person
  • place
  • plant
  • play
  • pleasure
  • point
  • poison
  • polish
  • porter
  • position
  • powder
  • power
  • price
  • print
  • process
  • produce
  • profit
  • property
  • prose
  • protest
  • pull
  • punishment
  • purpose
  • push
  • quality
  • question
  • rain
  • range
  • rate
  • ray
  • reaction
  • reading
  • reason
  • record
  • regret
  • relation
  • religion
  • representative
  • request
  • respect
  • rest
  • reward
  • rhythm
  • rice
  • river
  • road
  • roll
  • room
  • rub
  • rule
  • run
  • salt
  • sand
  • scale
  • science
  • sea
  • seat
  • secretary
  • selection
  • self
  • sense
  • servant
  • sex
  • shade
  • shake
  • shame
  • shock
  • side
  • sign
  • silk
  • silver
  • sister
  • size
  • sky
  • sleep
  • slip
  • slope
  • smash
  • smell
  • smile
  • smoke
  • sneeze
  • snow
  • soap
  • society
  • son
  • song
  • sort
  • sound
  • soup
  • space
  • stage
  • start
  • statement
  • steam
  • steel
  • step
  • stitch
  • stone
  • stop
  • story
  • stretch
  • structure
  • substance
  • sugar
  • suggestion
  • summer
  • support
  • surprise
  • swim
  • system
  • talk
  • taste
  • tax
  • teaching
  • tendency
  • test
  • theory
  • thing
  • thought
  • thunder
  • time
  • tin
  • top
  • touch
  • trade
  • transport
  • trick
  • trouble
  • turn
  • twist
  • unit
  • use
  • value
  • verse
  • vessel
  • view
  • voice
  • walk
  • war
  • wash
  • waste
  • water
  • wave
  • wax
  • way
  • weather
  • week
  • weight
  • wind
  • wine
  • winter
  • woman
  • wood
  • wool
  • word
  • work
  • wound
  • writing
  • year

Words from a simplified language by Charles K. Ogden (1930) - Only included American Spellings on this list.


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