Academic Vocabulary List 11
|almanac||book of facts published annually|
|antique||object prized for its age|
|assemble||come together, meet|
|astronomy||science that deals with the universe|
|carve||to create a form by cutting|
|century||period of one hundred years|
|chime||device that produces a bell-like sound|
|decorative||ornamental, with artistic design|
|eclipse||event obscuring the sun or moon|
|estate||property, land, possessions|
|fortune||good or bad luck, fate|
|heir||one who inherits from a parent|
|inferior||of lower or lesser quality|
|museum||institute that displays artifacts for the public|
|patriotic||having feelings of devotion towards one’s country|
|a flat pouch sewn into the clothing|
|scientist||an expert in a field of study|
|telescope||instrument for viewing distant objects|
|textile||fabric, cloth, woven material|
|wooden||made of lumber or timber products|
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