Academic Words for Success at School (Top 1000+ Terms from New Academic Word List)/
Intermediate Deck 15

Intermediate Deck 15

Total: 20 words

diameter

noun

the straight line passing through the center of an object, figure, or body from one side to the other

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fracture

noun

the result of breaking a hard material; a crack

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surgeon

noun

a doctor who performs surgery

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transplant

noun

a medical operation in which a part of someone's body, usually an organ, is put into someone else's body

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antibiotic

adjective

concerning medicine that is used to fight certain diseases

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vitamin

noun

​a natural substance found in food that is an essential part of what humans and animals need to help them grow and stay healthy

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tropical

adjective

pertaining to, characteristic of, occurring in, or inhabiting the tropics, especially the humid tropics

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stripe

noun

​a long narrow line of color, that is a different color from the areas next to it

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necessity

noun

the need for something, or something you really need

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outlet

noun

a pipe or hole through which gas or liquid flows

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subjective

adjective

the use of personal feelings and opinions, rather than facts

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terminal

noun

a place or building where journeys by train, bus, boat, or airplanes begin or end

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stance

noun

a position or opinion that is stated to the public

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inhibition

noun

the process whereby nerves can retard or prevent the functioning of an organ

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inhibition

noun

the act of blocking or holding back

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differentiation

noun

a discrimination between things as different and distinct

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comprehension

noun

the ability to understand

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spontaneous

adjective

happening or done in a voluntary, natural, or unplanned way

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altitude

noun

the height or vertical elevation of an object above ground or sea level

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comparative

adjective

worthy of being compared against a previous or different version or situation

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