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Academic Vocabulary List 15

Alphabetical list of words and meanings

Word

agriculture

chant

compete

cooperation

cottage

crop

effort

exhibit

facial

flow

irrigation

official

perform

preserve

quality

quilt

ranch

rodeo

stampede

worship


Definition, meaning

industry related to raising crops or livestock

a rhythmic string of sounds, sometimes set to music

strive against another to achieve a goal

working together

a small house in the countryside

plants that are grown for human consumption

work or exertion

a show, public presentation

related to the face or expression

move smoothly or gracefully

watering crops by artificial means

formal, recognized by proper authorities

to act, put on a show

maintain or keep something for later use 

characteristic or trait

a thick blanket 

large farm where animals are raised

competition featuring cowboy skills and events

sudden rush of herd animals

give reverence to something sacred


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 15.
See also The Fourth of July in Colorado and Prince Lot Hula Festival for words in context. 

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