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Academic Vocabulary Exercise

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Match the word on the left with the definition on the right.

Word

ardor_____
blissful_____
cite_____
condominium_____
confront_____
evaluate_____
issue_____
parlance_____
poll_____
premarital_____
proportion_____
region_____
relationship_____
release_____
reluctance_____
survey (noun)_____
survey (verb)_____
therapy_____
unflattering_____
wed_____

Definition, meaning

with great intensity
extremely happy
give reference to
individual home within a building of similar homes
raise an issue directly and argumentatively
give feedback
things that need to be discussed
language, usually used by a particular group
survey from the general population
before marriage
segment or section, percentage of the whole
area, location
social connection between people
set free, allow to go out
hesitation, unwillingness to do something
a questionnaire, or a report showing results of a poll
ask questions to find out people's opinions
professional psychological counseling
not in a complimentary way
get married

Note: These are general meanings for the words. You may encounter other definitions depending on context. 
Check a dictionary for other meanings.

 

For answers, see Vocabulary List 13.


See also You're a Pain, but Let's Get Married Anyway for words in context. 

See also:

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