Academic Vocabulary - Exercise 1

Enter the letter into the box from the word that matches the following definitions.

1. someone who sells thingsa. alley
2. a general name for "cows"b. appetite
3. skinny; thinc. boast
4. huge, large, enormousd. cattle
5. without covering or clothinge. drudgery
6. on the wholef. dull
7. improve the quality of somethingg. entirely
8. wander, walk around without directionh. gigantic
9. desire to eati. goofy
10. upset, very madj. hatch
11. funny, sillyk. naked
12. boring, not exciting; not bright or sharpl. outraged
13. have difficulty doing something; fightm. outskirts
14. break out of an eggn. peddler
15. brag; say great things about yourselfo. portion
16. get bigger, enlargep. roam
17. small part or sectionq. slim
18. the suburbs, area around a cityr. struggle
19. a narrow passageway or streets. swell
20. hard, uninteresting labort. upgrade

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

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