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ACADEMIC WORDS OF THE WEEK

ACADEMIC WORDS OF THE WEEK

2/11/19

EMPHASIS (noun)

Definition – special importance, value, or prominence given to something

Synonyms – importance, significance

Emphasis was placed by the school on the eligibility requirements for 8th grade promotion.

 

SUFFICIENT (adjective)

Definition – enough; adequate

Synonyms – plenty of, abundant, ample

Although 100 cars lined up for gasoline after the disaster, the station had a sufficient supply.