Basic English Key Words List 2

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Here is a list of 850 words that was developed by Charles K. Ogden, and released in 1930 with the book: Basic English: A General Introduction with Rules and Grammar. For more information about this list you can visit Odgen's Basic English page. This list is an excellent starting point for building up a vocabulary which allows you to converse fluently in English.

While this list is helpful for a strong beginning, more advanced vocabulary building will help you quickly improve your English.

 These vocabulary books will further help you build your vocabulary, especially at advanced levels.

Nouns 1-200

1. account
2. act
3. addition
4. adjustment
5. advertisement
6. agreement
7. air
8. amount
9. amusement
10. animal
11. answer
12. apparatus
13. approval
14. argument
15. art
16. attack
17. attempt
18. attention
19. attraction
20. authority
21. back
22. balance
23. base
24. behavior
25. belief
26. birth
27. bit
28. bite
29. blood
30. blow
31. body
32. brass
33. bread
34. breath
35. brother
36. building
37. burn
38. burst
39. business
40. butter
41. canvas
42. care
43. cause
44. chalk
45. chance
46. change
47. cloth
48. coal
49. color
50. comfort
 

Basic English Words

51. committee
52. company
53. comparison
54. competition
55. condition
56. connection
57. control
58. cook
59. copper
60. copy
61. cork
62. copy
63. cough
64. country
65. cover
66. crack
67. credit
68. crime
69. crush
70. cry
71. current
72. curve
73. damage
74. danger
75. daughter
76. day
77. death
78. debt
79. decision
80. degree
81. design
82. desire
83. destruction
84. detail
85. development
86. digestion
87. direction
88. discovery
89. discussion
90. disease
91. disgust
92. distance
93. distribution
94. division
95. doubt
96. drink
97. driving
98. dust
99. earth
100. edge
 
101. education
102. effect
103. end
104. error
105. event
106. example
107. exchange
108. existence
109. expansion
110. experience
111. expert
112. fact
113. fall
114. family
115. father
116. fear
117. feeling
118. fiction
119. field
120. fight
121. fire
122. flame
123. flight
124. flower
125. fold
126. food
127. force
128. form
129. friend
130. front
131. fruit
132. glass
133. gold
134. government
135. grain
136. grass
137. grip
138. group
139. growth
140. guide
141. harbor
142. harmony
143. hate
144. hearing
145. heat
146. help
147. history
148. hole
149. hope
150. hour
151. humor
152. ice
153. idea
154. impulse
155. increase
156. industry
157. ink
158. insect
159. instrument
160. insurance
161. interest
162. invention
163. iron
164. jelly
165. join
166. journey
167. judge
168. jump
169. kick
170. kiss
171. knowledge
172. land
173. language
174. laugh
175. low
176. lead
177. learning
178. leather
179. letter
180. level
181. lift
182. light
183. limit
184. linen
185. liquid
186. list
187. look
188. loss
189. love
190. machine
191. man
192. manager
193. mark
194. market
195. mass
196. meal
197. measure
198. meat
199. meeting
200. memory