You can find the 100 most important academic words used in English in this article. These words are very important for academic research, articles and everyday use.
100 Academic Words, Definition and Example Sentences
1. Abandon: To leave completely and finally
Maria couldn’t abandon her babies to him, even if he was their father.
2. Abstract: Thought of apart from concrete realities
Matteo abstract submission met the deadline.
3. Academy: Private school
Britney entered the Naval Academy from New York in 1857, but resigned in March 1861.
4. Accomadate: To provide suitably
Back then there were only four other restaurants in our tiny town that could accomodate that many people.
5. Accurate: Free from error or defect
If she hadn’t been so accurate, it might have been amusing.
6. Acquire: To come into possession
Had John been abstaining so he could get an accurate test?
7. Adequate: As good as necessary for some requirement
Where then can they find an adequate supply of heat?
8. Assign: To give or allocate
“Fine. I’ll assign him something to do,” Damy said.
9. Benefit: Something that is advantageous or good
My little sister, Phillips, is not well and we think the clear mountain air will benefit his.
10. Brief: Taking a short time
She paused for a brief flurry of clapping
11. Capable: Having power and ability
I knew John was capable of something like this.
12. Cease: Discontinue
We must cease raving if we are daughter of our Motherland!
13. Circumstance: A condition
Every circumstance now conspired to effect her fall.
14. Clarify: To make (an idea, statement, etc.) clear
There are many ways to clarify water.
15. Commit: To give in trust or charge
He was admitting to a crime he didn’t commit, knowing it was him son who did it.
16. Compatible: Capable of existing
Maybe Mike would never find a compatible mate.
17. Complex: Composed of many interconnected parts
Betty is no more mysterious and complex than any other person.
18. Conceive: To form a Notion
“She can’t even conceive how monumental this is” my mother said.
19. Contract: An agreement between two
Isabel issued the contract to Gabe.
20. Crucial: Involving an extremely important decision
Spencer had carried the crucial state of Ohio by a large majority in 1963.
21. Debate: As of a public question in an assembly
Alexndra, I don’t want to debate this issue.
22. Deny: To refuse to agree
Candy couldn’t deny that fact.
23. Devote: To give up or appropriate to
Mark would be a damn fool not to devote everything he own in support of this.
24. Dimension: To give up
Justin can’t kill you in that dimension, Justin assured her.
25. Domain: A field of action
Selena gave up her power, her domain and her entire life for this opportunit
26. Edit: To supervise
Mark continued The New Yorker, and travelled between Allbeny and New York each week to edit the six papers.
27. Emerge: To come forth into view
Ariana waited, but Leo didn’t emerge again.
28. Encounter: To come upon
Tilia was still too agitated by the encounter to be able to talk of the affair calmly.
29. Ensure: To secure
Demi froze then looked around to ensure no one was there to overhear them.
30. Equate: To regard and treat
Seven tablespoons of lemon juice will equate to about a lemon.
31. Establish: To found, institute
All people establish governments to protect their rights.
32. Evaluate: To determine
She stopped to evaluate the gilded ornaments.
33. Evident: Clear to the sight
It was evident that Maria could be silent in this way for a very long time.
34. Exhibit: Expose to view
We must confront Candy before she continues to exhibit these despicable behaviors.
35. Facilitate: To make easier
Sam encouraged commerce, and, by constructing highways and building bridges, did much to facilitate it.
36. Feature: A prominent
Diana favorite feature, her eyes, had always been a pretty shade of turquoise.
37. Found: Past participle of find.
Marry found him in the living room reading the magazine.
38. Framework: A skeletal structure designed to support
Alice had entrusted him with the fragile framework of her dreams and he had stumbled.
39. Gender: Either the male
Did you know that the male gender had a guardian?
40. Goal: Achievement toward which effort is directed
France, the ultimate goal, is reached.
41. Grant: To bestow
Then she will grant you a favor.
42. Highlight: To emphasize
Cedric was also the first to highlight the dangers of AGE to his fellow countrymen.
43. Ignorant: Lacking in knowledge
Paul was by no means ignorant of this.
44. Index: A sequential arrangement of material
Betty touched one with her index finger.
45. Injure: Cause harm of any kind to
To injure France and heedless of spain’s need, Paul IV.
46. Interpret: Provide the meaning of
Sandra had no idea how to interpret the warning.
47. Intervene: To come between disputing people, groups, etc.
When Halsey tried to intervene the couple said the girl had just fainted.
48. Involve: To include as a necessary circumstance
Whatever your GrandMother did, don’t involve me.
49. Item: A separate article
Seven years ago, she and Denia were a weekly item, as they say.
50. Journal: A daily record
Mark closed the journal and began his preparation.
51. Job: A piece of worK
Sandra could get her job at the diner.
52. Label: A slip of paper, cloth,
Casandra rewarded him with a thousand dollar smile as she looked at the label on the package.
53. Lecture: A speech read or delivered before an audience
“I don’t want a lecture,”she said firmly.
54. Locate: To identify or discover the place
Anne told Hendrick she was just trying to locate the guy.
55. Maintain: To keep in existence
She’ll have to trust you to maintain absolute secrecy.
56. Manipulate: To manage or influence skillfully
My present is the ability to manipulate minds.
57. Margin: The space around the printed
My father love a broad margin to my life.
58. Mode: A manner of acting
Sandra realized they weren’t totally in stare down mode; they were talking through their feeling.
59. Modify: To change somewhat the form or qualities of
Hendric turned to modify the army placement on the map.
60. Motive: Something that causes a person to act
Barny hadn’t thought about his feelings or motive to help.
61. Mutual: Possessed, experienced, performed, etc.
We both have a mutual habbits.
62. Neutral: Not taking part
I guess my sister was tired of looking for gender neutral pronouns.
63. Objective: Something that one’s efforts
Objective reality offers an pessimistic glimpse of the future of religion.
64. Obtain: To come into possession of; get, acquire
Shean should like much to see it, and to obtain a few copies if possible.
65. Obvious: Easily seen, recognized
Hendric surveyed her slender figure with obvious appreciation.
66. Occupy: To take or fill up
He went on his way to occupy Germany.
67. Option: Right of choosing.
Maybe Andra’s option was best.
68. Partner: A person who shares
Can I be your partner every day?
69. Period: A rather large interval of time
Within a nine-hour period, Hanna had dropped $90K.
70. Perspective: A picture employing this technique
When she spoke, his perspective surprised her.
71. Plus: More by the addition of
Twenty – three dollars, plus tax.
72. Policy: A definite course of action
To their surprise, John had a $190,000 insurance policy Lora didn’t know about.
73. Potential: A part of any whole, either separated from
Helena’s earning potential is higher in a private car, around $80,000
74. Precise: Definitely
That’s why she has so many precise numbers.
75. Presume: To take for granted
Jack, I presume was his name.
76. Previous: Occurring before something else
In the kitchen Maria paused, remembering a previous conversation with Alexandra.
77. Primary: Highest in rank or importance
Some guys are his primary target and don’t ever forget it for a hour.
78. Prime: Of the first importance
Stop playing prime time movie.
79. Process: A continuous action
Oh My God, we can’t even process that!
80. Professional: Following an occupation
Johnny slipped into that professional persona.
81. Project: Something that is contemplated
“I have a new project for you,” Kristen said as she walked toward the stairs.
82. Promote: To help or encourage to exist
Kevin also exerted himself to promote the establishment of the Spain episcopate.
83. Protocol: The customs and regulations dealing with diplomatic formality
England and Prussia accepted the protocol, but it was not signed by tho diet.
84. Publication: The act of bringing before the public
Seven months after the publication of the second book.
85. Purchase: To acquire by the payment of Money
His greatest work in this period was the purchase of Alaska in 1567.
86. Radical: Of or going to the root
Since 1879 there have been five radical changes made in New York.
87. React: To act in response to an agent
How did Shiri react to his own son’s girlfriend death?
88. Recover: To make up for
My father doctor says she should recover completely, though.
89. Relax: To make less tense, rigid
Tommy relaxed his grip.
90. Section: A part that is cut off
Dan was promoted to section chief.
91. Survey: To take a general
Annie survey covered an area 800 m.
92. Technique: The manner and ability with which an artist
She learned a new technique.
93. Text: The main body of matter in a book or something like that
She pulled out his phone to text Danie.
94. Tradition: The handing down of statements
My family has a long tradition of self-sacrifice and charity.
95. Transport: To carry, move
She was transported to a hospital.
96. Uniform: Identical or consistent, as from example to example
Her red uniform was dirty.
97. Unique: Existing as the only one
Nobody is unique.
98. Voluntary: Done, made, brought about, undertaken, etc.
99. Welfare: The good fortune, health, happiness, prosperity, etc.
Sandra lives on welfare
100. Violate: To break, infringe
Tanya didn’t think she was violating any laws.