Academic Words for Success at School (Top 1000+ Terms from New Academic Word List)/
Advanced Deck 5

Advanced Deck 5

Total: 20 words

replacement

noun

the act of putting something new in the place of something that is old, broken, or missing

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specification

noun

a detailed description of the criteria for the constituents, construction, appearance, performance, etc, of a material, apparatus, etc, or of the standard of workmanship required in its manufacture

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archaeology

noun

the study of ancient societies by looking at old tools, bones, and buildings

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cattle

noun

cows, bulls, and similar animals raised for their meat or milk

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bacterial

adjective

concerning or caused by bacteria

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colonial

adjective

of a system where one country controls another

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assembly

noun

a group of machine parts forming a tool or machine

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selective

adjective

choosing through thoughtful comparison

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punch

verb

to hit, strike, or press very hard, so as to hurt someone, pierce through something, or simply operate machine buttons, keys, and the like

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subset

noun

a small set which is part of a larger set

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communist

adjective

believer in communism

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reactive

adjective

easily reacting to; responsive

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reactor

noun

device to control nuclear energy as a power source

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generalization

noun

a general statement about a group from limited data

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generalize

verb

to apply a particular idea to a large group

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processor

noun

a machine or company that prepares something and makes it ready for use

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separation

noun

a line that seperates; a point of parting; a gap

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reliability

noun

the quality of being trustworthy; the ability to be depended on for help, accuracy, or honesty

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circulate

verb

to move or cause to move continuously or freely through a closed system or area

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circulation

noun

a steady movement or flow of something, especially liquid and air, through a circuit

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