Academic Words for Success at School (Top 1000+ Terms from New Academic Word List)/
Intermediate Deck 12

Intermediate Deck 12

Total: 20 words

multiply

verb

to grow in number or increase

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thumb

noun

the short, thick finger on the side of your hand

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informal

adjective

not official; not done by the rules

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stack

verb

to arrange and gather in a pile so that one object is on top of another

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censor

verb

to remove parts of a book, film, letter, or other forms of media for moral, religious, or political reasons

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duration

noun

the length of time that something lasts

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scenario

noun

an outline

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scenario

noun

an imagined or projected sequence of events, especially any of several detailed plans or possibilities

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expertise

noun

expert skill or knowledge; expertness; know-how

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fever

noun

a high body temperature

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leisure

noun

free time, that is time when you are not working or studying, or the use of it for enjoyment

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trait

noun

a distinguishing or particular characteristic, feature, quality, or tendency of an individual or a thing

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audio

adjective

concerning sound

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horizontal

adjective

flat and level; going across and parallel to the ground rather than going up and down

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vertical

adjective

upright, in a manner that goes straight down; having a structure in which there are top, middle, and bottom levels

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compact

adjective

smaller or occupying a smaller amount of space than usual

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robot

noun

a machine that can perform a complicated series of tasks by itself

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artificial

adjective

something that is man-made and produced to copy something that is natural

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destination

noun

the place to which a person or thing travels or is sent

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exit

noun

a way out of an enclosed place or space

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