Academic Words for Success at School (Top 1000+ Terms from New Academic Word List)/
Intermediate Deck 6

Intermediate Deck 6

Total: 20 words

clarify

verb

to make something clearer or easier to understand

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fabric

noun

cloth used to make things

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elevation

noun

the height above a surface or a given place, especially sea level

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damp

adjective

a little wet

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controversy

noun

an argument or dispute that involves many people who disagree about something

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logical

adjective

sensible; reasonable

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activate

verb

to make something or someone active or operative

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goods

noun

a general term for things that are bought or sold

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candidate

noun

one that aspires to or is nominated or qualified for an office, membership, or award

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psychologist

noun

an expert who studies the mind and behavior

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psychology

noun

the science or study that deals with mental processes and behavior

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client

noun

a person who uses the services or advice of a professional person or organization

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clinic

noun

a medical facility or establishment where medical treatment or advice, especially of a specialist kind, is given to people who do not need to stay in the hospital

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demonstrator

noun

a person who shows how something works, like a product or machine

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disability

noun

a condition that makes it hard for someone to do something normally

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bacteria

noun

a very small living thing that exists in large numbers in the air, water and soil and also in living and dead creatures and plants; helps digest food, strengthens the immune system, but can also make people sick

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immune

adjective

not affected by or resistant to a particular disease or illness

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atom

noun

the basic unit of an element that has all the element’s characteristics

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atomic

adjective

concerning atoms

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emission

noun

a substance, like gas or liquid, that is discharged or released into the air

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