Academic Vocabulary Toolkit 1, Words 1-10 – 10 Words

accurate

conforming exactly or almost exactly to a standard

Can I be sure the rankings are fully accurate and reliable?Newsweek
adequate

having the requisite qualities or resources to meet a task

What use is a law without adequate resources to enforce it?Time (May 29, 2014)
advantage

benefit resulting from some event or action

The drive to left field gave the A’s a 5-4 advantage.Washington Times (Jun 5, 2014)
analysis

an investigation of the component parts of a whole

Analysis of data from England and Wales shows air pollution is particularly harmful in the elderly.BBC (Jun 4, 2014)
analyze

break down into components or essential features

A baseball coach raved about using his iPad to help his players analyze and improve their swing.Forbes (Jun 2, 2014)
appropriate

suitable for a particular person, place, or situation

He appointed the experts to evaluate whether patients are getting appropriate treatment.Washington Times (Jun 4, 2014)
argue

present reasons to support one’s views

She has argued that the jury reached the correct verdict in the case.Washington Post
argument

an assertion offered as evidence that something is true

The argument is that a global climate policy will speed the development of renewables.New York Times (Jun 2, 2014)
assume

take to be the case or to be true

“I assume they are at home, sleeping. It is four in the morning, after all,” Mama said.Number the Stars
assumption

a statement that is held to be true

Lorenz’s work reminds us exactly why, in today’s unsettled economy, it can be difficult to make assumptions about what will happen next.Forbes (May 29, 2014)

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