Academic Vocabulary List 18

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Put the letter from each word in the box next to its definition. If your answer is correct, the definition will turn green. If not, it will turn red.
1. person who represents another, usually for businessagentnonea. agent
2. hide, keep secret or not allow others to discoverconcealnoneb. conceal
3. getting to know another for the purposes of marriagecourtship nonec. courtship
4. someone who gathers evidence, especially about crimesdetectivenoned. detective
5. strong and long lasting; able to resist wear and teardurablenonee. durable
6. make more valuable, raise the quality of somethingenhancenonef. enhance
7. prohibit, disallow, prevent from doing somethingforbidnoneg. forbid
8. begin or get a process started initiatenoneh. initiate
9. excellence, something that deserves praisemeritnonei. merit
10. the best; most desirableoptimalnonej. optimal
11. type of "talking" bird sometimes kept as a petparrotnonek. parrot
12. widespread notification, or announcement; advertisementpublicitynonel. publicity
13. by chance, in an unorganized wayrandomnonem. random
14. to support, strengthen, add toreinforcenonen. reinforce
15. a person's position or rank within a social groupstatusnoneo. status
16. strategy, method, or system to achieve resultstacticnonep. tactic
17. poisonous, or containing poisonous chemicalstoxicnoneq. toxic
18. a passageway that goes undergroundtunnelnoner. tunnel
19. having many skills or functions; flexible and easy to adaptversatilenones. versatile
20. a person who suffers harm because of a crime or action victim nonet. victim

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