Academic Words for Success at School (Top 1000+ Terms from New Academic Word List)/
Advanced Deck 28

Advanced Deck 28

Total: 20 words

trajectory

noun

the path followed by an object moving through space

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congruent

adjective

having the same shape and size

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helix

noun

a 3D spiral shape

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wavelength

noun

the distance between two adjacent or successive crests in the same phase in consecutive cycles of a wave

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wavelength

noun

a person's way of thinking, or a particular line of thought leading to mutual understanding

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gradient

noun

a measure of how steep something is

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phonological

adjective

concerning sound

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lexical

adjective

about words

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bilingual

adjective

being able to speak two languages well

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syntactic

adjective

relating to the grammatical structure or order of words

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syntax

noun

the study of a system, such as the system of words in a sentence

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parenthesis

noun

one of two symbols ( and ), used in writing

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connotation

noun

an association; an implication

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descriptor

noun

a label; something that describes

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terminology

noun

specific words and expressions used in a particular field

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theorem

noun

a statement that can be proved

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dissertation

noun

an in-depth paper submitted for a doctorate degree

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footnote

noun

extra information at the bottom of a page

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syllabus

noun

the teaching schedule for a course in a school or university

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anti

a prefix meaning 'against' or 'opposed'

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