Academic Vocabulary List 16
|coastline||where land meets the sea|
|compose||put together creatively|
|condense||make smaller or more concise|
|decent||fitting acceptable standards, respectable|
|doubt||uncertainty or skepticism|
|encompass||include, encircle, surround|
|estimate||calculate generally, figure approximately|
|exaggerate||grossly overstate or overdo|
|income||money gained through work or investment|
|margin||border or edge; space surrounding text|
|moist||slightly wet or damp|
|perspective||point of view, outlook|
|pleasant||good-natured,enjoyable or agreeable|
|ponder||contemplate or think deeply about something|
|preside||have authority over something, oversee|
|primary||first, most important, main|
|stretch||expand or extend, lengthen|
|surpass||go beyond, exceed expectations|
|tropical||of a warm and humid climate|
These are general meanings for the words. You may encounter other definitions depending on context.
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