English Vocabulary Word List - VOA Special English Word List
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English Vocabulary Word List

VOA Special English Word List (1510 Words)

  • a
  • an
  • able
  • about
  • above
  • abuse
  • accept
  • accident
  • accuse
  • across
  • act
  • activist
  • actor
  • add
  • administration
  • admit
  • adult
  • advertise
  • advise
  • affect
  • afraid
  • after
  • again
  • against
  • age
  • agency
  • aggression
  • ago
  • agree
  • agriculture
  • aid
  • aim
  • air
  • air force
  • airplane
  • airport
  • album
  • alcohol
  • alive
  • all
  • ally
  • almost
  • alone
  • along
  • already
  • also
  • although
  • always
  • ambassador
  • amend
  • ammunition
  • among
  • amount
  • anarchy
  • ancestor
  • ancient
  • and
  • anger
  • animal
  • anniversary
  • announce
  • another
  • answer
  • any
  • apologize
  • appeal
  • appear
  • appoint
  • approve
  • archeology
  • area
  • argue
  • arms
  • army
  • around
  • arrest
  • arrive
  • art
  • artillery
  • as
  • ash
  • ask
  • assist
  • astronaut
  • astronomy
  • asylum
  • at
  • atmosphere
  • attach
  • attack
  • attempt
  • attend
  • attention
  • automobile
  • autumn
  • available
  • average
  • avoid
  • awake
  • award
  • away
  • baby
  • back
  • bad
  • balance
  • ball
  • balloon
  • ballot
  • ban
  • bank
  • bar
  • barrier
  • base
  • battle
  • be
  • beat
  • beauty
  • because
  • become
  • bed
  • before
  • begin
  • behavior
  • behind
  • believe
  • belong
  • below
  • best
  • betray
  • better
  • between
  • big
  • bill
  • biology
  • bird
  • bite
  • black
  • blame
  • bleed
  • blind
  • block
  • blood
  • blow
  • blue
  • boat
  • body
  • boil
  • bomb
  • bone
  • book
  • border
  • born
  • borrow
  • both
  • bottle
  • bottom
  • box
  • boy
  • boycott
  • brain
  • brave
  • bread
  • break
  • breathe
  • bridge
  • brief
  • bright
  • bring
  • broadcast
  • brother
  • brown
  • budget
  • build
  • building
  • bullet
  • burn
  • burst
  • bury
  • bus
  • business
  • busy
  • but
  • buy
  • by
  • cabinet
  • call
  • calm
  • camera
  • camp
  • campaign
  • can
  • cancel
  • cancer
  • candidate
  • capital
  • capture
  • car
  • care
  • career
  • careful
  • carry
  • case
  • cat
  • catch
  • cause
  • ceasefire
  • celebrate
  • center
  • century
  • ceremony
  • chairman
  • champion
  • chance
  • change
  • charge
  • chase
  • cheat
  • cheer
  • chemicals
  • chemistry
  • chief
  • child
  • children
  • choose
  • circle
  • citizen
  • city
  • civilian
  • civil rights
  • claim
  • clash
  • class
  • clean
  • clear
  • clergy
  • climate
  • climb
  • clock
  • close
  • cloth
  • clothes
  • cloud
  • coal
  • coalition
  • coast
  • coffee
  • cold
  • collapse
  • collect
  • college
  • colony
  • color
  • combine
  • come
  • command
  • comment
  • committee
  • common
  • communicate
  • community
  • company
  • compare
  • compete
  • complete
  • complex
  • compromise
  • computer
  • concern
  • condemn
  • condition
  • conference
  • confirm
  • conflict
  • congratulate
  • Congress
  • connect
  • conservative
  • consider
  • constitution
  • contact
  • contain
  • container
  • continent
  • continue
  • control
  • convention
  • cook
  • cool
  • cooperate
  • copy
  • corn
  • correct
  • corruption
  • cost
  • cotton
  • count
  • country
  • court
  • cover
  • cow
  • crash
  • create
  • creature
  • credit
  • crew
  • crime
  • criminal
  • crisis
  • criticize
  • crops
  • cross
  • crowd
  • crush
  • cry
  • culture
  • cure
  • curfew
  • current
  • custom
  • customs
  • cut
  • dam
  • damage
  • dance
  • danger
  • dark
  • date
  • daughter
  • day
  • dead
  • deaf
  • deal
  • debate
  • debt
  • decide
  • declare
  • decrease
  • deep
  • defeat
  • defend
  • deficit
  • define
  • degree
  • delay
  • delegate
  • demand
  • democracy
  • demonstrate
  • denounce
  • deny
  • depend
  • deplore
  • deploy
  • depression
  • describe
  • desert
  • design
  • desire
  • destroy
  • detail
  • detain
  • develop
  • device
  • dictator
  • die
  • diet
  • different
  • difficult
  • dig
  • dinner
  • diplomat
  • direct
  • direction
  • dirt
  • disappear
  • disarm
  • disaster
  • discover
  • discrimination
  • discuss
  • disease
  • dismiss
  • dispute
  • dissident
  • distance
  • dive
  • divide
  • do
  • doctor
  • document
  • dog
  • dollar
  • donate
  • door
  • double
  • down
  • dream
  • drink
  • drive
  • drop
  • drown
  • drug
  • dry
  • during
  • dust
  • duty
  • each
  • early
  • earn
  • earth
  • earthquake
  • ease
  • east
  • easy
  • eat
  • ecology
  • economy
  • edge
  • education
  • effect
  • effort
  • egg
  • either
  • elect
  • electricity
  • embassy
  • embryo
  • emergency
  • emotion
  • employ
  • empty
  • end
  • enemy
  • energy
  • enforce
  • engine
  • engineer
  • enjoy
  • enough
  • enter
  • environment
  • equal
  • equipment
  • escape
  • especially
  • establish
  • estimate
  • ethnic
  • evaporate
  • even
  • event
  • ever
  • every
  • evidence
  • evil
  • exact
  • examine
  • example
  • excellent
  • except
  • exchange
  • excuse
  • execute
  • exercise
  • exile
  • exist
  • expand
  • expect
  • expel
  • experience
  • experiment
  • expert
  • explain
  • explode
  • explore
  • export
  • express
  • extend
  • extra
  • extraordinary
  • extreme
  • extremist
  • face
  • fact
  • factory
  • fail
  • fair
  • fall
  • false
  • family
  • famous
  • fan
  • far
  • farm
  • fast
  • fat
  • father
  • favorite
  • fear
  • federal
  • feed
  • feel
  • female
  • fence
  • fertile
  • few
  • field
  • fierce
  • fight
  • fill
  • film
  • final
  • financial
  • find
  • fine
  • finish
  • fire
  • fireworks
  • firm
  • first
  • fish
  • fit
  • fix
  • flag
  • flat
  • flee
  • float
  • flood
  • floor
  • flow
  • flower
  • fluid
  • fly
  • fog
  • follow
  • food
  • fool
  • foot
  • for
  • force
  • foreign
  • forest
  • forget
  • forgive
  • form
  • former
  • forward
  • free
  • freedom
  • freeze
  • fresh
  • friend
  • frighten
  • from
  • front
  • fruit
  • fuel
  • full
  • fun
  • funeral
  • future
  • gain
  • game
  • gas
  • gather
  • general
  • generation
  • genocide
  • gentle
  • get
  • gift
  • girl
  • give
  • glass
  • go
  • goal
  • god
  • gold
  • good
  • goods
  • govern
  • government
  • grain
  • grass
  • gray
  • great
  • green
  • grind
  • ground
  • group
  • grow
  • guarantee
  • guard
  • guerrilla
  • guide
  • guilty
  • gun
  • hair
  • half
  • halt
  • hang
  • happen
  • happy
  • hard
  • harm
  • harvest
  • hat
  • hate
  • have
  • he
  • head
  • headquarters
  • heal
  • health
  • hear
  • heat
  • heavy
  • helicopter
  • help
  • here
  • hero
  • hide
  • high
  • hijack
  • hill
  • history
  • hit
  • hold
  • hole
  • holiday
  • holy
  • home
  • honest
  • honor
  • hope
  • horrible
  • horse
  • hospital
  • hostage
  • hostile
  • hot
  • hotel
  • hour
  • house
  • how
  • however
  • huge
  • human
  • humor
  • hunger
  • hunt
  • hurry
  • hurt
  • husband
  • I
  • ice
  • idea
  • identify
  • if
  • ignore
  • illegal
  • imagine
  • immediate
  • immigrant
  • import
  • important
  • improve
  • in
  • incident
  • incite
  • include
  • increase
  • independent
  • individual
  • industry
  • infect
  • inflation
  • influence
  • inform
  • information
  • inject
  • injure
  • innocent
  • insane
  • insect
  • inspect
  • instead
  • instrument
  • insult
  • intelligence
  • intelligent
  • intense
  • interest
  • interfere
  • international
  • Internet
  • intervene
  • invade
  • invent
  • invest
  • investigate
  • invite
  • involve
  • iron
  • island
  • issue
  • it
  • jail
  • jewel
  • job
  • join
  • joint
  • joke
  • judge
  • jump
  • jury
  • just
  • justice
  • keep
  • kick
  • kidnap
  • kill
  • kind
  • kiss
  • knife
  • know
  • knowledge
  • labor
  • laboratory
  • lack
  • lake
  • land
  • language
  • large
  • last
  • late
  • laugh
  • launch
  • law
  • lead
  • leak
  • learn
  • leave
  • left
  • legal
  • legislature
  • lend
  • less
  • let
  • letter
  • level
  • liberal
  • lie
  • life
  • lift
  • light
  • lightning
  • like
  • limit
  • line
  • link
  • liquid
  • list
  • listen
  • literature
  • little
  • live
  • load
  • loan
  • local
  • lonely
  • long
  • look
  • lose
  • loud
  • love
  • low
  • loyal
  • luck
  • machine
  • magazine
  • mail
  • main
  • major
  • majority
  • make
  • male
  • man
  • manufacture
  • many
  • map
  • march
  • mark
  • market
  • marry
  • mass
  • mate
  • material
  • mathematics
  • matter
  • may
  • mayor
  • meal
  • mean
  • measure
  • meat
  • media
  • medicine
  • meet
  • melt
  • member
  • memorial
  • memory
  • mental
  • message
  • metal
  • method
  • microscope
  • middle
  • militant
  • military
  • militia
  • milk
  • mind
  • mine
  • mineral
  • minister
  • minor
  • minority
  • minute
  • miss
  • missile
  • missing
  • mistake
  • mix
  • mob
  • model
  • moderate
  • modern
  • money
  • month
  • moon
  • moral
  • more
  • morning
  • most
  • mother
  • motion
  • mountain
  • mourn
  • move
  • movement
  • movie
  • much
  • murder
  • music
  • must
  • mystery
  • name
  • narrow
  • nation
  • native
  • natural
  • nature
  • navy
  • near
  • necessary
  • need
  • negotiate
  • neighbor
  • neither
  • neutral
  • never
  • new
  • news
  • next
  • nice
  • night
  • no
  • noise
  • nominate
  • noon
  • normal
  • north
  • not
  • note
  • nothing
  • now
  • nowhere
  • nuclear
  • number
  • obey
  • object
  • observe
  • occupy
  • ocean
  • of
  • off
  • offensive
  • offer
  • office
  • officer
  • official
  • often
  • oil
  • old
  • on
  • once
  • only
  • open
  • operate
  • opinion
  • oppose
  • opposite
  • oppress
  • or
  • orbit
  • order
  • organize
  • other
  • our
  • oust
  • out
  • over
  • overthrow
  • owe
  • own
  • pain
  • paint
  • paper
  • parachute
  • parade
  • pardon
  • parent
  • parliament
  • part
  • partner
  • party
  • pass
  • passenger
  • passport
  • past
  • path
  • patient
  • pay
  • peace
  • people
  • percent
  • perfect
  • perform
  • period
  • permanent
  • permit
  • person
  • persuade
  • physical
  • physics
  • picture
  • piece
  • pig
  • pilot
  • pipe
  • place
  • plan
  • planet
  • plant
  • plastic
  • play
  • please
  • plenty
  • plot
  • poem
  • point
  • poison
  • police
  • policy
  • politics
  • pollute
  • poor
  • popular
  • population
  • port
  • position
  • possess
  • possible
  • postpone
  • pour
  • poverty
  • power
  • praise
  • pray
  • predict
  • pregnant
  • present
  • president
  • press
  • pressure
  • prevent
  • price
  • prison
  • private
  • prize
  • probably
  • problem
  • process
  • produce
  • profession
  • professor
  • profit
  • program
  • progress
  • project
  • promise
  • propaganda
  • property
  • propose
  • protect
  • protest
  • prove
  • provide
  • public
  • publication
  • publish
  • pull
  • pump
  • punish
  • purchase
  • pure
  • purpose
  • push
  • put
  • quality
  • question
  • quick
  • quiet
  • race
  • radar
  • radiation
  • radio
  • raid
  • railroad
  • rain
  • raise
  • rape
  • rare
  • rate
  • reach
  • react
  • read
  • ready
  • real
  • realistic
  • reason
  • reasonable
  • rebel
  • receive
  • recent
  • recession
  • recognize
  • record
  • recover
  • red
  • reduce
  • reform
  • refugee
  • refuse
  • register
  • regret
  • reject
  • relations
  • release
  • religion
  • remain
  • remains
  • remember
  • remove
  • repair
  • repeat
  • report
  • represent
  • repress
  • request
  • require
  • rescue
  • research
  • resign
  • resist
  • resolution
  • resource
  • respect
  • responsible
  • rest
  • restaurant
  • restrain
  • restrict
  • result
  • retire
  • return
  • revolt
  • rice
  • rich
  • ride
  • right
  • riot
  • rise
  • risk
  • river
  • road
  • rob
  • rock
  • rocket
  • roll
  • room
  • root
  • rope
  • rough
  • round
  • rub
  • rubber
  • ruin
  • rule
  • run
  • rural
  • sabotage
  • sacrifice
  • sad
  • safe
  • sail
  • sailor
  • salt
  • same
  • sand
  • satellite
  • satisfy
  • save
  • say
  • school
  • science
  • sea
  • search
  • season
  • seat
  • second
  • secret
  • security
  • see
  • seed
  • seeking
  • seem
  • seize
  • self
  • sell
  • Senate
  • send
  • sense
  • sentence
  • separate
  • series
  • serious
  • serve
  • service
  • set
  • settle
  • several
  • severe
  • sex
  • shake
  • shape
  • share
  • sharp
  • she
  • sheep
  • shell
  • shelter
  • shine
  • ship
  • shock
  • shoe
  • shoot
  • short
  • should
  • shout
  • show
  • shrink
  • sick
  • sickness
  • side
  • sign
  • signal
  • silence
  • silver
  • similar
  • simple
  • since
  • sing
  • single
  • sink
  • sister
  • sit
  • situation
  • size
  • skeleton
  • skill
  • skin
  • sky
  • slave
  • sleep
  • slide
  • slow
  • small
  • smash
  • smell
  • smoke
  • smooth
  • snow
  • so
  • social
  • soft
  • soil
  • soldier
  • solid
  • solve
  • some
  • son
  • soon
  • sort
  • sound
  • south
  • space
  • speak
  • special
  • speech
  • speed
  • spend
  • spill
  • spirit
  • split
  • sport
  • spread
  • spring
  • spy
  • square
  • stab
  • stand
  • star
  • start
  • starve
  • state
  • station
  • statue
  • stay
  • steal
  • steam
  • steel
  • step
  • stick
  • still
  • stone
  • stop
  • store
  • storm
  • story
  • stove
  • straight
  • strange
  • street
  • stretch
  • strike
  • strong
  • structure
  • struggle
  • study
  • stupid
  • subject
  • submarine
  • substance
  • substitute
  • subversion
  • succeed
  • such
  • sudden
  • suffer
  • sugar
  • suggest
  • suicide
  • summer
  • sun
  • supervise
  • supply
  • support
  • suppose
  • suppress
  • sure
  • surface
  • surplus
  • surprise
  • surrender
  • surround
  • survive
  • suspect
  • suspend
  • swallow
  • swear in
  • sweet
  • swim
  • sympathy
  • system
  • take
  • talk
  • tall
  • tank
  • target
  • taste
  • tax
  • tea
  • teach
  • team
  • tear
  • technical
  • technology
  • telephone
  • telescope
  • television
  • tell
  • temperature
  • temporary
  • tense
  • term
  • terrible
  • territory
  • terror
  • terrorist
  • test
  • than
  • thank
  • that
  • the
  • theater
  • them
  • then
  • theory
  • there
  • these
  • they
  • thick
  • thin
  • thing
  • think
  • third
  • this
  • threaten
  • through
  • throw
  • tie
  • time
  • tired
  • to
  • today
  • together
  • tomorrow
  • tonight
  • too
  • tool
  • top
  • torture
  • total
  • touch
  • toward
  • town
  • trade
  • tradition
  • traffic
  • tragic
  • train
  • transport
  • transportation
  • trap
  • travel
  • treason
  • treasure
  • treat
  • treatment
  • treaty
  • tree
  • trial
  • tribe
  • trick
  • trip
  • troops
  • trouble
  • truce
  • truck
  • true
  • trust
  • try
  • tube
  • turn
  • under
  • understand
  • unite
  • universe
  • university
  • unless
  • until
  • up
  • urge
  • urgent
  • us
  • use
  • usual
  • vacation
  • vaccine
  • valley
  • value
  • vegetable
  • vehicle
  • version
  • very
  • veto
  • victim
  • victory
  • video
  • village
  • violate
  • violence
  • visa
  • visit
  • voice
  • volcano
  • volunteer
  • vote
  • wages
  • wait
  • walk
  • wall
  • want
  • war
  • warm
  • warn
  • wash
  • waste
  • watch
  • water
  • wave
  • way
  • we
  • weak
  • wealth
  • weapon
  • wear
  • weather
  • Web site
  • week
  • weigh
  • welcome
  • well
  • west
  • wet
  • what
  • wheat
  • wheel
  • when
  • where
  • whether
  • which
  • while
  • white
  • who
  • whole
  • why
  • wide
  • wife
  • wild
  • will
  • willing
  • win
  • wind
  • window
  • winter
  • wire
  • wise
  • wish
  • with
  • withdraw
  • without
  • witness
  • woman
  • wonder
  • wonderful
  • wood
  • word
  • work
  • world
  • worry
  • worse
  • worth
  • wound
  • wreck
  • wreckage
  • write
  • wrong
  • year
  • yellow
  • yes
  • yesterday
  • yet
  • you
  • young
  • zero
  • zoo


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