Academic Words for Success at School (Top 1000+ Terms from New Academic Word List)/
Intermediate Deck 14

Intermediate Deck 14

Total: 20 words

mineral

noun

a substance naturally formed in the ground

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organism

noun

a living thing, especially one that is extremely small

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oxygen

noun

a gas in the air that has no smell or taste, and that all animals need to breathe

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matrix

noun

a substance, situation, or environment in which something develops, grows, or takes form

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electron

noun

a negatively charged particle

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dynamic

adjective

(in physics) characterized by a force related to motion

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shallow

adjective

not having much distance between the top or surface and the bottom

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inference

noun

an opinion that you form based on information you already have

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obscure

adjective

​not well known

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obscure

adjective

not easily understood or clearly expressed; unclear

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transcription

noun

something written

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thesis

noun

a long piece of writing or dissertation involving personal research, especially for academic purposes

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scholarship

noun

money given to a student to pay for education

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seminar

noun

a small class at a college or university

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tutor

noun

​a private teacher, especially one who teaches an individual student or a very small group

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rhetoric

noun

the study of public speaking or writing techniques

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campus

noun

the entire area of a school, college, or university

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deadline

noun

the time by which something must be finished or submitted; the latest time for finishing something

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polar

adjective

concerning the areas near the North or South poles

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triangle

noun

a polygon having three sides

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