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Academic Vocabulary List 10

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