WCMS - Academic Vocabulary - 8 Blue

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Academic vocabulary

compare

To examine in order to note similarities

contrast

To examine in order to note differences

support

Back up; to hold up from below, to keep from falling, root meaning "carry"

support

SYNONYMS = strengthen, bolster

anecdote

a short story told from experience

-er

suffix meaning "one who"

infer

to assume

infer

to conclude from evidence, Latin root "inferre" meaning "to bear"

identify

word with Latin root "identite" meaning "sameness"

identify

to name, to give classification

-y

suffix meaning "characterized by"

evaluate

term with Latin root meaning "worth", to tell in your own words

support

Latin root "portare" meaning "to carry"

infer

I've never seen my neighbor in the daytime. One night I crept into his house and saw him sleeping in a coffin. I can ________________ that he's a vampire.

compare

Both years I had to wait until 7th hour to eat lunch. Lame.

contrast

Last year, I was a clueless noob. This year, I am legend.

anecdote

Term with Greek root meaning "unpublished"

hairy

characterized by hair

angrier

more angry

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