Academic Word List Vocabulary N-R

This Academic Vocabulary Word List N-R continues listing AWL words, their parts of speech, word family members, and newsletter issues with practice information. See Alphabetical Academic Word List Vocabulary A-B for the start of the list and more information on how to use it. 

If you are interested in studying a specific word, note the newsletter number and go to the appropriate page of the Academic Vocabulary Word Lists to find which readings include it, and which pages practice it.

  • Issues 1-5 are on that first page, 
  • issues 6-10 are on Academic Vocabulary Word List 2 

Go directly to the P section, or to R.

Academic Word List families: N-O -- in issue(s) #:

  • negative, adj., negatively, adv.-- 6, 26  (to practice, look for newsletter 6 & 26 in Back Issues.)
  • network, n.or v., networking, n. or adj.-- 8 (see the link above to find newsletter 8 and those below.)
  • neutral, adj., neutrality, n.-- 17
  • nevertheless, adv.-- 20
  • nonetheless, adv.-- 16
  • normal, adj., normally, adv.-- 5
  • norms (or norm), n., normative, adj.,-- 5, 27
  • notion, n.-- 4
  • notwithstanding, adv.-- 21 
  • nuclear, adj.-- 19
  • objective, adj. or n., objectively, adv. objectivity, n.-- 3
  • obtained, v., obtainable,adj.-- 2
  • obvious, adj., obviously, adv.- 8
  • occupational, ad., occupation, n., occupy, v., occupied, adj-- 19
  • occur, v., occurrence, n.-- 2
  • odd, adj., oddly, adv.,odds, n., oddness, n.-- 10
  • offset, v.-- 14
  • ongoing, adj.-- 9
  • option, n., optional, adj. opt, v.-- 7, 25
  • orientation, n., orient, v. or n., oriental, adj.-- 16
  • outcomes, n.-- 10
  • output, n. or v.-- 8
  • overall, adj.-- 18
  • overestimate, v. or n. (see estimate)-- 12
  • overlap, v. or n., overlapping, adj.-- 23
  • overseas, n.-- 20

AWL Vocabulary P-Q

  • panel, n. or adj.-- 17
  • paradigm, n.-- 21, 25
  • paragraph,n.-- 6
  • parallel, adj. n., or v., parallelism, n.-- 11
  • parameters, n.-- 13
  • participation, n., participate,v., participants, n.-- 9,10, 25
  • partnership, n., partner, n. or v.-- 4
  • passive, adj., passively, adv.-- 20
  • perceived, v., perception,n., perceptible, adj.-- 7
  • percent, n., percentage, n.-- 7,9
  • period, n., periodic, adj., periodically, adv., periodical, n.-- 4, 5, 7, 8
  • persistent, adj., persist, v.,persistence,n.-- 5, 26
  • perspective, n-- 7
  • phase, n.-- 23
  • phenomenon, n. (pl: phenomena), phenomenal, adj.-- 15, 24
  • philosophy, n., philosophical, adj. philosopher,n., philosophize, v.-- 5
  • physical, adj., physically,adv.-- 5, 8, 9
  • policy, n. -- 11
  • portion, n.-- 23
  • posed, v. (past); pose, n. or v.-- 15
  • positive, adj., positively, adv.-- 6, 26
  • potential, adj. or n., potentially, adv.-- 2
  • practitioners, n. (practice, v. or n.)-- 23, 33 (Back Issues)
  • preceding, adj., precedent, n. precede, v., unprecedented, adj.-- 12
  • precise, adj., precision, precisely-- 5
  • predict, v., predictable, adj.predictably, adv., prediction, n., predictors,n, unpredictable, adj.-- 9
  • predominantly, adv., predominant, adj, predominance, n.-- 15
  • preliminary, adj.-- 16
  • premium, n.-- 24
  • presumption, n., presume, v., presumably, adv.-- 10
  • previous, adj., previously, adv.-- 3
  • primary, adj. (or n.-- politics), primarily, adv.-- 10
  • prime, adj. or n.-- 6
  • principal, adj. or n.-- 13
  • principle, n., principled, adj., unprincipled, adj.-- 10
  • prior, adj.-- 16
  • priority, n., prioritize, v.-- 3
  • procedure, n, procedural, adj., proceed, v.-- 1
  • process, n. or v., processed, adj.-- 1, 2, 7
  • professional, adj. or n., profession, n.-- 1
  • prohibited, adj., prohibitive, adj.,prohibit, v., prohibition, n.-- 16,29 
  • project, n. or v.-- 4, 7, 8
  • promote, v., promotion,n.,  promotional, adj.-- 10
  • proportion, n., proportional, adj. proportionally, adv.-- 4
  • prospect, n. or v., prospective, adj.-- 22
  • protocol, n.-- 22
  • psychology, n., psychological, adj., psychologist, n.-- 7, 9, Psychology Vocabulary
  • publication, n.-- 4
  • published, v.(past) or adj., publish, v.,publishing, adj., publisher, n.-- 4, 9
  • purchase, n. or v.-- 13, 15
  • pursue, v., pursuit- 12
  • qualitative, adj., qualitatively, adv.,quality, n.-- 7
  • quotation,n., quote, v. or n, quotable, adj.-- 9

AWL Vocabulary R

  • radical, adj. (or n.), radically, adv.-- 17
  • random, adj., randomly, adv.-- 9
  • range, n. or v., ranging, adj.-- 6
  • ratio, n.-- 15, 27
  • rational, adj, rationally.adv.-- 5
  • reaction, n., react, v., reactive, adj., reactor, n.-- 1, 8, 9
  • reconstruction, n.-- see construction-- 16
  • recovery, n., recover, v.-- 14
  • redraft, v.-- see draft-- 16
  • refine, v., refined, adj., refinement, n.-- 4
  • regime, n.-- 17
  • region, n., regional, adj.,regionally, adv.-- 9
  • registered, v.(past) or adj., register,v., registration, n.-- 10
  • regulations, n., regulate, v., regulatory, adj.-- 9
  • reinforced, adj. or v.(past), reinforce, v., reinforcements, n.-- 18
  • rejected, adj. or v. (past), rejection, n.-- 3,4
  • relaxed, adj. or v. (past), relax, v., relaxation, n.-- 22
  • release, v. or n.-- 4, 24
  • relevant, adj., relevance,n., irrelevant, adj., irrelevance,n.-- 10
  • reliance, n.. rely,v., reliable,adj. reliably,adv.-- 8
  • reluctant, adj., reluctantly, adv., reluctance, n.-- 22, 25
  • remove, v., removal, n.-- 13
  • required, v.(past) or adj., requirement, n.-- 2, 9
  • research, n. or v., researchers,n.-- 2, 8, 9, 26
  • resident, n., residential, adj., reside, v.-- 19
  • resolution, n., resolve, v. or n.-- 3
  • resources, n., resourceful, adj.-- 3
  • response, n., respond, v. responsive, adj., unresponsive, adj.-- 8
  • restore, v. restoration, n.,restored, adj.-- 10
  • restraint(s), n., restrain, v.. restrained, adj.-- 21
  • restricted, adj. or v., restrictive-- 6
  • retained, v.(past), retaining, adj., retention, n.-- 22, 27
  • revealed, v.(past) or adj., revelation, n.-- 1
  • revenue, n.-- 14
  • reverse, v.,n.,or adj., reversal, n., reversible, adj., irreversible, adj.-- 14, 27
  • revision,n., revise, v.-- 16
  • revolution, n., revolt, n.,revolve, v., revolutionize, v., revolutionary, adj.-- 2
  • rigid, adj., rigidly, adv.-- 22
  • role, n.-- 6
  • route, n. or v-- 7

For S-Z see Academic Word List Vocabulary S-Z..

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