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HSK Level 6 Vocabulary List

This page contains the HSK 6 word list outlining the 2500 new words introduced at level 6 of the HSK.

HSK 6 builds on the previous exam levels bringing the total recommended vocabulary to 5000 words and introduces 978 new Chinese characters. A free HSK level 6 PDF download is also available below.

Level 6 of the HSK is designed for learners who can easily understand any information communicated in Chinese and are capable of smoothly expressing themselves in written or oral form.

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to suffer from / to endure / to tide over (a difficult period) / to delay
vague / ambiguous / equivocal / dubious
to love sth too much to part with it (idiom) / to fondle admiringly
to love and respect / love and respect
peaceful / tranquil / calm / composed
find a place for / help settle down / arrange for / to get into bed / placement
to hint / to suggest / suggestion / a hint
law case / legal case / judicial case / CL: (zōng), (zhuāng), ()
case (law) / CL:个
expensive / costly
bumpy / uneven / slotted and tabbed joint / crenelation
(of cooking) to boil for a long time / to endure / to suffer
profound mystery
to be eager for / to long for / to look forward to
to fawn on / to curry favor with / to make up to
to hold on to / to cling to / to dig up / to rake / to push aside / to climb / to pull out / to strip off
to spoil things through excessive enthusiasm (idiom)
to guard a pass / to check on sth
handle / grip / knob
a strike / to go on strike
overbearing / tyranny / (of liquor, medicine etc) strong / potent / the Way of the Hegemon, abbr. of 霸王之道 / despotic rule / rule by might / evil as opposed to the Way of the King 王道
to break with both hands
to break away from / to cast off (old ideas etc) / to get rid of / to break away (from) / to break out (of) / to free oneself from / to extricate oneself
pay a visit / call on
pay a New Year call / wish sb a Happy New Year
request sb to do sth / please!
to ruin / to corrupt / to undermine
spot / colored patch / stripe / spotted / striped / variegated
to issue / to proclaim / to enact (laws, decrees etc)
to issue / to promulgate / to award
version / edition / release
partner / companion / mate
to accompany / to follow / to occur together with / attendant
to give up halfway (idiom) / leave sth unfinished
play the part of / act
example / model / CL:个
to kidnap / to abduct / to hijack / a kidnapping / abduction / staking
pound (unit of weight, about 454 grams) / platform balance
to shield / to harbor / to cover up
cloth-wrapper / a bundle wrapped in cloth / load / weight / burden
to surround / to encircle / to hem in
package / pack
to assure / to guarantee / to take care of / to safeguard / certainly / surely
to keep sth confidential / to maintain secrecy
nanny / housekeeper
(politically) conservative / to guard / to keep