Academic Words for Success at School (Top 1000+ Terms from New Academic Word List)/
Advanced Deck 13

Advanced Deck 13

Total: 20 words

hierarchy

noun

a system for organizing things according to their importance

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rejection

noun

the act of refusing to consider or believe something

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adjacent

adjective

next to or adjoining something else

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utility

noun

a service provided (electricity, water, gas supply) for public consumption

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acute

adjective

strong; very serious or severe

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theorist

noun

a person who forms new ideas

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biologist

noun

a scientist who studies living things

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anthropology

noun

the study of human origins and the development of society

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cognitive

adjective

of, involving, or relating to the mental processes of reasoning, remembering, and thinking

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donor

noun

a person or group that gives gifts or money to help support an organization or cause

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clone

verb

to make an exact copy of a living thing

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transaction

noun

an exchange or transfer of goods, services, or funds

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reconstruct

verb

to rebuild something after it has been destroyed

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critique

noun

a review of the quality of a work

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bundle

noun

a group of things gathered, wrapped, or fastened together

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sensitivity

noun

the ability to be sensitive or understanding of others' feelings

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sensitivity

noun

(in physiology) the ability of an organism or part of an organism to react to stimuli

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sensitivity

noun

(in electronics) the ability of a radio device to react to incoming signals

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comply

verb

to conform, submit, or adapt (as to a regulation or to another's wishes) as required or requested

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bulk

noun

a large size or quantity of something

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