Academic Vocabulary List 10

Alphabetical list of words and meanings

Word Definition, meaning
astonish surprise, amaze
athlete sportsman or woman
attic area between the roof and ceiling of a house
bathrobe clothing worn after taking a shower
coward a person who is not brave
decathlon ten track and field events
depending trusting, relying on
flock group of sheep
glance to look quickly
inquire ask questions
jogging running slowly
maid paid housekeeper
motive reason
narrow thin, not wide
octopus deep sea animal with eight legs
rancher person who owns a large farm with animals
revolver gun, pistol
risk possibility of danger or loss
thrilling exciting
trophy  prize given in a race or competition

Note: These are general meanings for the words. You may encounter other definitions depending on context.
Check a dictionary for other meanings.