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Academic Vocabulary List 11




Words and definitions

See also: Master list
Other Academic Vocabulary Lists
Matching exercises


Alphabetical list of words and meanings

Word

almanac
antique
assemble
astronomy
carve
century
chime
decorative
eclipse
estate
fortune
heir
inferior
museum
patriotic
pocket
scientist
telescope
textile
wooden

Definition, meaning

book of facts published annually
object prized for its age
come together, meet
science that deals with the universe
to create a form by cutting
period of one hundred years
device that produces a bell-like sound
ornamental, with artistic design
event obscuring the sun or moon
property, land, possessions
good or bad luck, fate
one who inherits from a parent
of lower or lesser quality
institute that displays artifacts for the public
having feelings of devotion towards one's country
a flat pouch sewn into the clothing
an expert in a field of study
instrument for viewing distant objects
fabric, cloth, woven material
made of lumber or timber products

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

For matching exercise, see Vocabulary Matching Exercise 11.
See also American Art in Delaware and Benjamin Banneker for words in context. 


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