Academic Vocabulary List 16
Alphabetical list of words and meanings
where land meets the sea
put together creatively
make smaller or more concise
fitting acceptable standards, respectable
uncertainty or skepticism
include, encircle, surround
calculate generally, figure approximately
grossly overstate or overdo
money gained through work or investment
border or edge; space surrounding text
slightly wet or damp
point of view, outlook
good-natured,enjoyable or agreeable
contemplate or think deeply about something
have authority over something, oversee
first, most important, main
expand or extend, lengthen
go beyond, exceed expectations
of a warm and humid climate
Note: These are general meanings for the words. You may encounter other definitions depending on context.
Check a dictionary for other meanings.
See Academic Vocabulary Exercise 16 for quiz matching words and definitions.