Academic Vocabulary List 6

Alphabetical list of words and meanings

Word Definition, meaning
bake to cook in an oven
barrel a large round container used for holding great amounts of liquid
bat a small, furry mammal which flies at night
chew to cut and grind with the teeth
fold to lay or bend something over upon itself
hanger a device upon which clothing is hung
log a fallen tree trunk or bulky piece of timber
melt to reduce from a solid to a liquid by heat
owe to be under obligation or indebted to someone
rinse to cleanse with water after washing with soap
sand a grainy type of soil found on beaches
sheet a large thin cloth which can be spread on a bed
soak to immerse or drench in water or other liquid
spill to allow something to fall or run out of a vessel or container
spoil to make the quality of something worse
squeeze to compress; press closely, usually for extracting juice
swallow to move food or drinks down the throat
swing to move back and forth, sway
wrap to cover with paper, cloth, or plastic
yawn open the mouth in an expression of sleepiness 

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