Academic Words for Success at School (Top 1000+ Terms from New Academic Word List)/
Advanced Deck 8

Advanced Deck 8

Total: 20 words

legitimate

adjective

conforming to the law, standards, or reason

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gross

adjective

without deductions; total

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gross

adjective

extreme or unreasonable

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irrelevant

adjective

not important; not related to the subject at hand

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corruption

noun

actions that are illegal or morally questionable, often performed by a person in a position of power

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execute

verb

to kill a person

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execution

noun

killing a person as a (usually legal) punishment

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constitution

noun

a set of basic laws and principles that governs a country or organization

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flesh

noun

the soft part of a person’s or animal’s body made of muscle and fat

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correspondence

noun

the exchange of letters and emails; can also refer to the letters and emails being exchanged

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emit

verb

to produce and release matter or energy

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consumption

noun

how much is spent on things

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conserve

verb

to keep and protect something from damage, change, or overuse

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formally

adverb

in a formal manner; officially

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genetically

adverb

caused, controlled by, or relating to genes

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profound

adjective

having or requiring deep knowledge or understanding

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contradict

verb

to say that another person’s statement is false and the opposite is true

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contradiction

noun

the act of saying that something is not true or very different

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contradictory

adjective

containing information, statements, or beliefs that do not agree with one another

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inject

verb

to put a substance, such as liquid or a drug, into someone or something using a syringe or a similar instrument

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