Academic Words for Success at School (Top 1000+ Terms from New Academic Word List)/
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Total: 20 words

machinery

noun

machines in general

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problematic

adjective

being difficult to deal with or fix

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simplify

verb

to make something easier to do, use, or understand

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bleed

verb

to lose blood, especially from a wound or an injury

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likelihood

noun

the probability or chance that something will happen

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meaningful

adjective

having significance or purpose; serious or important

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partial

adjective

not complete; being only part of something

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partially

adverb

in part; in some degree; not wholly

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tempt

verb

to try to persuade or provoke someone to do something

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specialty

noun

the specific area of your field

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nest

noun

a place used by insects, animals, etc. to deposit their eggs or young

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accelerate

verb

to cause to move, happen, develop, or progress faster or earlier

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clip

noun

a small metal or plastic thing that fastens or holds things together

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occurrence

noun

specific instance of something happening

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commentary

noun

an explanation or discussion of a written work or event

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assert

verb

to state or declare something forcefully or aggressively, often in an attempt to compel or demand acceptance of something

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compensate

verb

to pay somebody money because they have suffered some damage, loss, injury, etc.

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audit

verb

to examine accounts or records for purposes of verification

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tech

noun

short for technology

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tech

noun

a technician; someone employed to deal with technological devices, especially in a creative milieu

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