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Academic Vocabulary List 1

Alphabetical list of words and meanings

Word

alley

appetite

boast

cattle

drudgery

dull

entirely

gigantic

goofy

hatch

naked

outraged

outskirts

peddler

portion

roam

slim

struggle

swell

upgrade


Definition, meaning

a narrow passageway or street

desire to eat

brag; say great things about yourself

a general name for "cows"

hard, uninteresting labor

boring, not exciting; not bright or sharp

on the whole

huge, large, enormous

funny, silly

break out of an egg

without covering or clothing

upset, very mad

the suburbs, area around a city

someone who sells things

small part or section

wander, walk around without direction

skinny; thin

have difficulty doing something; fight

get bigger, enlarge

improve the quality of something


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 1 for quiz matching words and definitions.

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Last updated: 15 February, 2010 02:43:16