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AWL 5 (no pictures)

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