Academic Vocabulary List 3
|alarm||a device that sounds a warning|
|alphabet||a set of English letters|
|blame||to accuse someone or wrongdoing|
|blank||empty, without any marks|
|bounce||to spring or leap like a ball|
|burglar||one who breaks into a building and steals|
|compassion||feeling of sympathy towards another person|
|credentials||qualifications or background|
|detect||to discover the existence of something|
|expert||a person with a high degree of knowledge or skill|
|finesse||ability to handle difficult situations well|
|frighten||to make someone scared or afraid|
|glimpse||a brief look; an indication|
|inquiry||the act or process of questioning|
|interfere||to get in the way; prevent someone from doing a task|
|ramble||to talk on an on without saying much|
|rough||having a bumpy surface; not smooth|
|tap||to strike or hit gently|
|widespread||covering a large area|
These are general meanings for the words. You may encounter other definitions depending on context.
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