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Academic Vocabulary List 10




Words and definitions

See also: Master list
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Alphabetical list of words and meanings

Word

astonish
athlete
attic
bathrobe
coward
decathlon
depending
flock
glance
inquire
jogging
maid
motive
narrow
octopus
rancher
revolver
risk
thrilling
trophy

Definition, meaning

surprise, amaze
sportsman or woman
area between the roof and ceiling of a house
clothing worn after taking a shower
a person who is not brave
ten track and field events
trusting, relying on
group of sheep
to look quickly
ask questions
running slowly
paid housekeeper
reason
thin, not wide
deep sea animal with eight legs
person who owns a large farm with animals
gun, pistol
possibility of danger or loss
exciting
prize given in a race or competition

Note: These are general meanings for the words. You may encounter other definitions depending on context.
Check a dictionary for other meanings.

See Academic Vocabulary Exercise 10 for quiz matching words and definitions. 


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