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Academic Vocabulary List 15




Words and definitions

See also: Master list
Other Academic Vocabulary Lists
Matching exercises


Alphabetical list of words and meanings

Word

agriculture
chant
compete
cooperation
cottage
crop
effort
exhibit
facial
flow
irrigation
official
perform
preserve
quality
quilt
ranch
rodeo
stampede
worship

Definition, meaning

industry related to raising crops or livestock
a rhythmic string of sounds, sometimes set to music
strive against another to achieve a goal
working together
a small house in the countryside
plants that are grown for human consumption
work or exertion
a show, public presentation
related to the face or expression
move smoothly or gracefully
watering crops by artificial means
formal, recognized by proper authorities
to act, put on a show
maintain or keep something for later use 
characteristic or trait
a thick blanket 
large farm where animals are raised
competition featuring cowboy skills and events
sudden rush of herd animals
give reverence to something sacred

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 15.
See also The Fourth of July in Colorado and Prince Lot Hula Festival for words in context. 


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