Academic Words for Success at School (Top 1000+ Terms from New Academic Word List)/
Advanced Deck 7

Advanced Deck 7

Total: 20 words

motive

noun

the reason for doing something

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drift

verb

to move aimlessly or be carried along by a current

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mobility

noun

the ability to move or be moved freely and easily

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depict

verb

to show or describe something in a picture, painting, movie, or in words

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dictate

verb

to speak or read something aloud, sometimes used in an authoritative or commanding sense

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manipulate

verb

to influence or adjust to one’s preference

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manipulate

verb

to skillfully control, handle, or operate something, such as a mechanism or tool

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manipulation

noun

the act of controlling something or someone

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elite

noun

the ones chosen as the best

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domination

noun

authority; rule; control

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discourse

noun

a serious and long discussion of a subject in speech or writing

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elaborate

adjective

very complicated and detailed; carefully prepared and organized

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elevate

verb

to raise or lift something up to a higher position or level; can also mean to improve the quality of something

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dose

noun

an amount of something, especially medicine, a drug, or something likened to a prescribed or measured quantity of medication

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drain

noun

a tube, pipe, or hole used to remove liquid from a container or a place

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effectiveness

noun

the degree of how well something works or is done

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flexibility

noun

the quality of being able to be bent or stretched

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coordinate

verb

to work or cause to work together properly and well

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coordination

noun

the act or process of organizing people or things to make them work together effectively

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enforcement

noun

the act or process of making sure that rules are followed

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