Academic Vocabulary List 9

Academic Vocabulary List 9

Alphabetical list of words and meanings

Word

adolescent

authenticity

cellophane

coffin

contemporary

cracker

devout

dweller

fantasy

fascinating

former

galaxy

glance

havoc

latter

opaque

perceive

subsequent

tipping

wrap

Definition, meaning

a teenager

reality, certainty

a plastic wrapping

a box in which a dead body is placed for burial

from the same time period

a hard, salty, cookie-like food

very religious

inhabitant, person who lives at a certain place

imagination, dream world

very interesting, exciting, fun

the first of two things

a group of millions of stars

to look at something quickly

a lot of trouble, chaos

the second of two things

not transparent

to sense (see, hear, smell, touch)

coming after, following

giving extra money for services

to put paper around something (a gift)

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 9 for quiz matching words and definitions.