Academic Words for Success at School (Top 1000+ Terms from New Academic Word List)/
Intermediate Deck 5

Intermediate Deck 5

Total: 20 words

rub

verb

to move something (e.g. your hand or an object) back and forth along the surface of something, or pressing two surfaces against each other, sometimes with pressure or pain

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cure

noun

a medicine or medical treatment that makes an illness go away and restores health

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accuracy

noun

being exactly right; correctness

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accurately

adverb

exactly and without any mistakes; correctly

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conscious

adjective

awake, aware of, and responding to one's surroundings

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bat

noun

a long stick or club, usually made of wood and made in various shapes, used for hitting a ball in some sports or games like baseball and cricket

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standardize

verb

to change something in order to make everything the same or make everything agree

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container

noun

an object that can be used to hold things

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assignment

noun

a task or piece of work given or assigned to someone, typically as part of their job or course of study

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variability

noun

(statistics) degree scores depart from the mean

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variance

noun

(statistics) amount of difference in distributions

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variant

noun

thing that differs from something of the same kind

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goodness

noun

nourishment; good food value

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conditional

adjective

depending (on)

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periodic

adjective

happening regularly, but not frequently

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industrialize

verb

to make into something at an industrial level

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directive

noun

an official order or instruction given by people in authority

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quotation

noun

words that a person has said or written in a play, book, or movie

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approximate

adjective

nearly accurate or exact; close but not precise

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approximation

noun

something that is similar, but not an exact copy

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