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Academic Vocabulary List 12

Alphabetical list of words and meanings

Word

bounce

cream

dessert

dip

fur

harvest

jam

magician

pounding

puppet

rendezvous

revenue

sample

seal

supply

toss

trampoline

trapper

treat

walrus


Definition, meaning

spring or leap like a ball

thick, fluffy milk based product

sweet dish served after a meal

put lightly into water or liquid

thick animal hair

gather crops at the end of growing season

sweet preserved fruit spread

one who performs illusions

beating, hitting repeatedly

doll or toy which can be animated by manipulation

meeting at a pre-arranged place

earnings, income from a business

try or test food for taste

an aquatic mammal prized for its fur

materials kept in stock for future use

throw lightly

athletic equipment used for jumping into the air

person who catches wild animals for a living

special delight

large Seal-like mammal with tusks


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 12.
See also Anchorage Fur Rendezvous and California Strawberry Festival for words in context. 

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