Academic Vocabulary Exercise 18

Academic Vocabulary - Exercise 18

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

1. a passageway that goes underground a. agent
2. a person who suffers harm because of a crime or action b. conceal
3. person's position or rank within a social group c. courtship
4. begin or get a process started d. detective
5. by chance, in an unorganized way e. durable
6. excellence, something that deserves praise f. enhance
7. getting to know another for the purpose of marriage g. forbid
8. having many skills or functions; flexible and easy to adapt h. initiate
9. hide, keep secret or not allow others to discover i. merit
10. make more valuable, raise the quality of something j. optimal
11. poisonous, or containing poisonous chemicals k. parrot
12. prohibit, disallow, or prevent from doing something l. publicity
13. someone who gathers evidence, especially about crimes m. random
14. strategy, method, or system for achieving results n. reinforce
15. strong and long-lasting o. status
16. the best, most desirable p. tactic
17. type of "talking bird" sometimes kept as a pet q. toxic
18. to support, strengthen, add to r. tunnel
19. widespread notification, announcement or advertisement s. versatile
20. person who represents another, usually for business t. victim