Academic Vocabulary List 14
Alphabetical list of words and meanings
paper money or currency
handle or deal with a difficult situation
weaken, lessen the value of something, usually by hitting
make certain, insure
place where art is displayed for the public
giving unselfishly, usually large amounts
jump a short distance, sometimes on one foot
natural or innate ability
a university professor
course subject dealing with numbers and calculations
sense, notice, observe through the senses
a designated political area within a country; similar to a state
impose a penalty for wrongful behavior
give support to, strengthen
in an important or meaningful way
put something in a small space for storage
change vehicles or methods of transportation en route to one’s destination
Note: These are general meanings for the words. You may encounter other definitions depending on context.
Check a dictionary for other meanings.
For matching exercise, see Vocabulary Matching Exercise 14.
See also Boy Runs Away from Homework for words in context.