Academic Vocabulary Week 3

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abbreviate
to make a word or expression shorter by not including letters or using
brief
continuing for a short time
caption
words printed above or below a picture to explain what the picture is showing
differentiate
to recognize or express the difference between things or people
essential
extremely important and necessary
former
happening or existing before, but not now/having a particular position in the past
indicate
to show that a particular situation exists, or that something is likely to be true
modify
to make small changes to something in order to improve it and make it more suitable or effective
narrator
the person who tells the story in a book, play, movie, or TV show
optional
if something is optional, you do not have to do it or use it, but you can choose to if you want to