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Vocabulary from the Academic Word List, Sublists 9 and 10 combined. (no pictures)

accommodate

1) to provide enough space for something or someone
2) to consider and include something when you are deciding what to do

adjacent

next to or near something else

albeit

used for introducing a comment that slightly changes or reduces the effect of what you said before it

analogy

a comparison between two situations, processes etc that is intended to show that the two are similar

assemble

to bring a group of things or people together in one place for a particular purpose

attain

to succeed in achieving something, especially after a lot of effort

cease

1) to stop happening or continuing
2) to stop doing something

coherent

reasonable, sensible, so that people can understand

coincide

1) to happen at the same time as something else
2) if ideas or opinions coincide, they agree with each other

colleague

someone who works in the same organization or department as you

compile

to make something such as a list or book by bringing together information from many different places

conceive

to think of something such as a new idea, plan, or design

concurrent

happening or done at the same time

confine

if something is confined to one area or group of people, it happens only in that area or affects only that group of people

controversy

a disagreement, especially about a public policy or a moral issue that a lot of people have strong feelings about

converse

to have a conversation

depress

if something depresses you, it makes you feel unhappy and disappointed, and makes you want to stop trying to achieve things

encounter

a meeting, especially one that was not planned

forthcoming

1) happening or coming soon
2) helpful and willing to tell you things

incline

to tend to behave in a particular way or to have a particular attitude or opinion

inherent

an inherent quality is a basic or essential feature that gives something its character

integral

forming an essential part of something and needed to make it complete

integrity

the quality of always behaving according to the moral principles that you believe in, so that people respect and trust you

intrinsic

relating to the essential qualities or features of something or someone

invoke

to use a law or rule in order to achieve something

levy

an amount of money that you have to pay, for example as a tax

likewise

in the same way, or in a similar way

mediate

to try to end a disagreement between two people or groups

mutual

felt or done in the same way by each of two or more people

nonetheless

despite what has just been said. The more usual word is nevertheless.

norm

1) something that is usual or expected
2) an average standard or level

notwithstanding

despite something

ongoing

still happening or being done

panel

a group of people who make decisions or judgments

persist

to continue to do or say something in a determined way

pose

1) to create a difficult or dangerous situation
2) to sit or stand somewhere so that someone can take a photograph of you or paint a picture of you

preliminary

coming before the main or most important part of something

protocol

a set of rules for the correct way to behave on formal occasions

refine

to make small changes to something in order to improve it

reluctant

not willing to do something

restrain

to prevent someone or yourself from doing something

rigid

1) stiff, hard, and difficult to bend or move
2) done or applied in a strict and unreasonable way

scenario

a situation that could possibly happen

so-called

used for showing that you think a word used for describing someone or something is not suitable

subordinate

having less power or authority than someone else

supplement

to add something extra in order to improve something or make it bigger

suspend

to officially remove the authority or effectiveness of something for a time

undergo

to experience something, especially something that is unpleasant but necessary

violate

to do something that is in opposition to a law, agreement, principle etc

whereby

used for saying that something is done according to the method, arrangement, rule etc that has been referred to

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