Academic Words for Success at School (Top 1000+ Terms from New Academic Word List)/
Advanced Deck 22

Advanced Deck 22

Total: 20 words

arbitrary

adjective

based on or subject to individual discretion, judgment, preference, or will

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inferior

adjective

lower in position, quality, rank, status, value, etc.

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intermediate

adjective

between

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mercury

noun

a heavy, silver-white metal that is used in thermometers to measure temperature

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mercury

noun

the smallest planet in the solar system; the planet nearest the sun

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delta

noun

the place a river divides before entering a larger body of water

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reservoir

noun

a natural or artificial lake used to store a large supply of water for community use

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mole

noun

a small animal with dark fur that lives under the ground

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mole

noun

a unit for measuring molecules

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fin

noun

the flat, thin body part of a fish that sticks out and helps guide it through water

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pest

noun

an unwanted insect or small animal that eats plants or food supplies

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hawk

noun

a large bird that gets its food by killing smaller birds and animals

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dialect

noun

a way of speaking a language that is used only in a particular area or by a particular group

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semantic

adjective

connected or related to the different meanings of words

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verbal

adjective

(of communication) spoken rather than written; relating to words

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Scripture

noun

the holy books of a particular religion

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replicate

verb

to duplicate or make an exact copy of something

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socialize

verb

to teach people to behave in a way which is acceptable in their culture

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tolerance

noun

a willingness to let people do, say, or believe what they wish, without judging or challenging them

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applause

noun

the act of clapping to give praise or approval or express enjoyment

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