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Academic Vocabulary List 14

Alphabetical list of words and meanings

Word

banknote

cope

dent

desperate

ensure

exhausted

gallery

generous

hop

instinct

lack

lecturer

mathematics

perceive

province

punish

reinforce

significantly

stow

transfer


Definition, meaning

paper money or currency

handle or deal with a difficult situation

weaken, lessen the value of something, usually by hitting

without hope

make certain, insure

extremely tired

place where art is displayed for the public

giving unselfishly, usually large amounts

jump a short distance, sometimes on one foot

natural or innate ability

absence, deficiency

a university professor

course subject dealing with numbers and calculations

sense, notice, observe through the senses

a designated political area within a country; similar to a state

impose a penalty for wrongful behavior

give support to, strengthen

in an important or meaningful way

put something in a small space for storage

change vehicles or methods of transportation en route to one's destination


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 14.
See also Boy Runs Away from Homework for words in context.

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