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Academic Vocabulary List 11

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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