Academic Vocabulary List 3
Alphabetical list of words and meanings
a device that sounds a warning
a set of English letters
to accuse someone or wrongdoing
empty, without any marks
to spring or leap like a ball
one who breaks into a building and steals
feeling of sympathy towards another person
qualifications or background
to discover the existence of something
a person with a high degree of knowledge or skill
ability to handle difficult situations well
to make someone scared or afraid
a brief look; an indication
the act or process of questioning
to get in the way; prevent someone from doing a task
to talk on an on without saying much
having a bumpy surface; not smooth
to strike or hit gently
covering a large area
Note: These are general meanings for the words. You may encounter other definitions depending on context.
Check a dictionary for other meanings.
See Academic Vocabulary Exercise 3 for quiz matching words and definitions.