Academic Words for Success at School (Top 1000+ Terms from New Academic Word List)/
Intermediate Deck 20

Intermediate Deck 20

Total: 20 words

transparency

noun

the amount you can see through something

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equivalence

noun

when something is equal to something else

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lifetime

noun

the period of time when someone lives or something exists or works

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diffusion

noun

the movement of light in many directions

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dilute

verb

to make liquid thinner or weaker by mixing something else in it

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unintelligible

adjective

that cannot be understood

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susceptible

adjective

likely to be affected, harmed, or influenced by something

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discrete

adjective

constituting a separate entity or part; individually distinct; discontinuous

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trans

a prefix meaning 'across,' 'through' or 'changing thoroughly'

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mid

adjective

at or near the middle point

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corpus

noun

a body

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corpus

noun

(in linguistics) a body of words

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incumbent

noun

a person who holds a particular office or position

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deflection

noun

the action of moving or making something move in a different direction

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turbulent

adjective

moving violently and unevenly

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par

noun

the usual amount

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parcel

noun

a package or box wrapped in paper; a thing bigger than a letter that is sent in the mail

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differential

adjective

showing or depending on a difference or diversity

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oscillation

noun

movement, from side to side at a steady speed

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oscillation

noun

a frequent change in size, strength, or direction between two limits

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