Academic English

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Academic English
2013-09-09 08:32:46
Academic English

Collection of words for an essay writing
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  1. Scant
    i.e. scant attention
    • 1.very little, not enough
    • 2. almost
  2. abide by
    • Respect or obey
    • (the law, a decision, a rule)
    • i.e. If you want to stay at this school,
    • you must abide by the rules.
  3. account for
    • Explain;¬†give a reason
    • i.e.I hope you can account for the money you spent!
  4. adhere to
    Support; follow; act in accordance with
  5. allow for
    Take into consideration;Include in a calculation

    • i.e.You'd better leave early to allow for
    • heavy traffic.
  6. appeal to
    1)Plead or make an earnest request.
  7. 2) Be attractive or interesting.
    • i.e.
    • 1) The organizers appealed to the crowd to stay calm.
    • 2) Camping doesn't appeal to me.
  8. avail (oneself) of
    • Take advantage of something
    • (an opportunity)

    i.e.When the company is privatized, you should avail yourself of the opportunity and buy some shares.
  9. Divulge
    • 1. To make known (something private or secret).
    • 2. Archaic To proclaim publicly.
  10. Mundane
    • 1. everyday, ordinary, or banal
    • 2. relating to the world or worldly matters