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Academic Vocabulary List 6




Words and definitions

See also: Master list
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Alphabetical list of words and meanings

Word

bake
barrel
bat
chew
fold
hanger
log
melt
owe
rinse
sand
sheet
soak
spill
spoil
squeeze
swallow
swing
wrap
yawn

Definition, meaning

to cook in an oven
a large round container used for holding great amounts of liquid
a small, furry mammal which flies at night
to cut and grind with the teeth
to lay or bend something over upon itself
a device upon which clothing is hung
a fallen tree trunk or bulky piece of timber
to reduce from a solid to a liquid by heat
to be under obligation or indebted to someone
to cleanse with water after washing with soap
a grainy type of soil found on beaches
a large thin cloth which can be spread on a bed
to immerse or drench in water or other liquid
to allow something to fall or run out of a vessel or container
to make the quality of something worse
to compress; press closely, usually for extracting juice
to move food or drinks down the throat
to move back and forth, sway
to cover with paper, cloth, or plastic
open the mouth in an expression of sleepiness

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 6 for quiz matching words and definitions. 


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