Academic Vocabulary: Exercise 2 - Vocabulary Exercise

Enter the letter into the box from the word that matches the following definitions.

1. a cave from which rocks or metals are extracted a. adjacent
2. separating, for example, blacks and whites b. analyze
3. dirt, earth, place where plants grow c. belittle
4. doubting, not believing d. bigoted
5. unable to move e. butcher
6. self-respect f. dignity
7. extremely frightened, terrified g. dismay
8. person who sells meat h. horrified
9. disappointment i. innovation
10. make something lower or inferior j. mine
11. work without pay or reward k. monitor
12. something which protects l. neurotic
13. small piece of gold m. nugget
14. new, original way to do something n. paralyzed
15. racist, thinking oneself as better than others o. rush
16. hurry p. segregation
17. crazy, having mental problems q. shelter
18. next to, nearby r. skeptical
19. take something apart and examine it s. soil
20. carefully watch over something or someone t. volunteer

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