Academic Words for Success at School (Top 1000+ Terms from New Academic Word List)/
Intermediate Deck 1

Intermediate Deck 1

Total: 20 words

afterward

adverb

happening after something else happened

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backward

adverb

directed or moving towards the back or in reverse of the usual or right way

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marker

noun

something that is easy to recognize or identify

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neat

adjective

clean and orderly or liking to keep things this way

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rewrite

verb

to write again to improve, or correct errors

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whichever

determiner

whatever one

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whoever

pronoun

whatever person; any person at all

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acid

noun

a chemical substance with a bitter sharp taste that can often burn holes in or damage things they touch

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acidic

adjective

containing acid

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painful

adjective

causing physical, emotional, or mental pain or stress

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artistic

adjective

being able to paint, write music, etc.; creative

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ghost

noun

the soul or spirit of a dead person thought of as living in an unseen world or appearing to living persons

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cheat

verb

to act in a dishonest way in order to gain an advantage, especially in a game, a competition, an exam, etc.

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definite

adjective

clearly known, seen, stated, set or decided

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computation

noun

the act of calculating; method of computing

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junior

adjective

low or lower in rank, position, or status

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agriculture

noun

the practice, science, or business of farming

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characterization

noun

the way someone or something is described

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punish

verb

to make someone suffer or to subject someone to penalty because they have done something wrong or broken the law

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punishment

noun

the act or instance of penalizing someone for a wrongdoing; a penalty or sanction for a crime or wrongdoing

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