HCT Word List C2

Developed by Ahmed Tayel.
Collated by Bjorn Candel.
Based on the Oxford 3,000.
Function words are not included.
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  1. allied
    joined by treaty or agreement
  2. backward
    at or to or toward the back or rear
  3. betting
    preoccupied with the pursuit of pleasure and especially games of chance
  4. confine
    place limits on
  5. confined
    being in captivity
  6. confront
    oppose, as in hostility or a competition
  7. cookie
    any of various small flat sweet cakes
  8. core
    the center of an object
  9. crisp
    tender and brittle
  10. crush
    compress with violence, out of natural shape or condition
  11. curb
    the act of restraining power or action or limiting excess
  12. disgust
    strong feelings of dislike
  13. disturbing
    causing distress or worry or anxiety
  14. embarrass
    cause to feel self-conscious
  15. flesh
    the soft tissue of the body of a vertebrate
  16. fundamental
    serving as an essential component
  17. gamble
    take a risk in the hope of a favorable outcome
  18. glue
    cement consisting of a sticky substance that is used as an adhesive
  19. grain
    a cereal grass
  20. hollow
    not solid; having a space or gap or cavity
  21. imply
    express or state indirectly
  22. infectious
    relating to the invasion of germs that cause disease
  23. interpretation
    the act of expressing something in an artistic performance
  24. knot
    a fastening formed by looping and tying a cord or rope
  25. lump
    a compact mass
  26. motion
    the act of changing location from one place to another
  27. mount
    go up, advance, or increase
  28. nest
    a structure in which animals lay eggs or give birth to their young
  29. oddly
    in a strange manner
  30. output
    production of a certain amount
  31. parallel
    being everywhere equidistant and not intersecting
  32. pole
    a long rod of wood, metal, or plastic
  33. recognition
    identifying something or someone by remembering
  34. reform
    make changes for improvement to remove abuse and injustices
  35. reform
    a change for the better as a result of correcting abuses
  36. relate
    give an account of
  37. repeated
    recurring again and again
  38. resistance
    any mechanical force that tends to slow or oppose motion
  39. retain
    secure and keep for possible future use or application
  40. senate
    assembly possessing high legislative powers
  41. senator
    a member of a legislative assembly
  42. set afire
    set fire to; cause to start burning
  43. sideways
    toward one side
  44. sideways
    with one side forward or to the front
  45. suck
    draw into the mouth by creating a vacuum in the mouth
  46. thread
    a fine cord of twisted fibers used in sewing and weaving
  47. urge
    urge or force in an indicated direction
  48. urge
    an instinctive motive
  49. venture
    an undertaking with an uncertain outcome
  50. venture
    proceed somewhere despite the risk of possible dangers
Created on September 18, 2012 (updated September 18, 2012)

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