Academic Word List--Frequency Levels 6-10

TESOL Quarterly Vol. 34, No. 2, Summer 2000 pp.232-235

 

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abstract

adapt

abandon

accommodate

adjacent

accurate

adult

accompany

analogy

albeit

acknowledge

advocate

accumulate

anticipate

assemble

aggregate

aid

ambiguous

assure

collapse

allocate

channel

append

attain

colleague

assign

chemical

appreciate

behalf

compile

attach

classic

arbitrary

bulk

conceive

author

comprehensive

automate

cease

convince

bond

comprise

bias

coherent

depress

brief

confirm

chart

coincide

encounter

capable

contrary

clarify

commence

enormous

cite

convert

commodity

compatible

forthcoming

cooperate

couple

complement

concurrent

incline

discriminate

decade

conform

confine

integrity

display

definite

contemporary

controversy

intrinsic

diverse

deny

contradict

converse

invoke

domain

differentiate

crucial

device

levy

edit

dispose

currency

devote

likewise

enhance

dynamic

denote

diminish

nonetheless

estate

eliminate

detect

distort

notwithstanding

exceed

empirical

deviate

duration

odd

expert

equip

displace

erode

ongoing

explicit

extract

drama

ethic

panel

federal

file

eventual

format

persist

fee

finite

exhibit

found

pose

flexible

foundation

exploit

inherent

reluctance

furthermore

globe

fluctuate

insight

so‑called

gender

grade

guideline

integral

straightforward

ignorance

guarantee

highlight

intermediate

undergo

incentive

hierarchy

implicit

manual

whereby

incidence

identical

induce

mature

 

incorporate

ideology

inevitable

mediate

 

index

infer

infrastructure

medium

 

inhibit

innovate

inspect

military

 

initiate

insert

intense

minimal

 

input

intervene

manipulate

mutual

 

instruct

isolate

minimize

noun

 

intelligence

media

nuclear

overlap

 

interval

mode

offset

passive

 

lecture

paradigm

paragraph

portion

 

migrate

phenomenon

plus

preliminary

 

minimum

priority

practitioner

protocol

 

ministry

prohibit

predominant

qualitative

 

motive

publication

prospect

refine

 

neutral

quote

radical

relax

 

nevertheless

release

random

restrain

 

overseas

reverse

reinforce

revolution

 

precede

simulate

restore

rigid

 

presume

sole

revise

route

 

rational

somewhat

schedule

scenario

 

recover

submit

tense

sphere

 

reveal

successor

terminate

subordinate

 

scope

survive

theme

supplement

 

subsidy

thesis

thereby

suspend

 

tape

topic

uniform

team

 

trace

transmit

vehicle

temporary

 

transform

ultimate

via

trigger

 

transport

unique

virtual

unify

 

underlie

visible

visual

violate

 

utilize

voluntary

widespread

vision