Academic Vocabulary Toolkit 1, Words 11-20 – 10 Words

English Words (10 Words) selected in "Academic Vocabulary Toolkit 1, Words 11-20" will help you study for the SAT,GRE,ACT,TOEFL exams and learn english.

aware

having or showing knowledge or understanding or realization

Perhaps there is a story between the two that I wasn’t aware of?Forbes (Jun 10, 2014)
beneficial

promoting or enhancing well-being

“It will be interesting to see how beneficial this rainfall has been in the short term.”Washington Times (Jun 8, 2014)
benefit

something that aids or promotes well-being

And how do you compare the benefits of vegetables versus fruits?Washington Post
cause

a justification for something existing or happening

Winning the World Cup would be cause for the world’s biggest street party.Time (Jun 9, 2014)
cause

make act in a specified manner

A couple of problems caused the Jabulani to fly every which way but straight.Washington Post
challenge

a demanding or stimulating situation

Sometimes that can pose the most difficult challenge because you can only advance to a level that your mind perceives is possible.Forbes (Jun 10, 2014)
challenging

requiring full use of your abilities or resources

“It’s challenging, but for a championship you don’t want it easy.”Washington Times (Jun 7, 2014)
character

an imaginary person represented in a work of fiction

Players create their own character and try to save a city in which an addictive energy drink has turned everyone into mutants.Time (Jun 10, 2014)
characteristic

a distinguishing quality

“Well,” it was explained, “we have to match your eye color and characteristics.”New York Times (Jun 10, 2014)
compare

examine and note the similarities or differences of

The researchers said comparing Neanderthals to modern man is like comparing apples and oranges.Washington Post