Lesson 198— Academic Word List: Lesson 48

Part 1: Watch the video 2-3 times

Part 2: Match the Words with their Definitions

a. happening without a specific pattern or method; unpredictable.
b. to make content available to the public by printing it in a book, journal, or website.
c. the extent or variety of something within certain limits.
d. relating to the quality or characteristics of something rather than its quantity.
e. to repeat or reproduce someone else’s words verbatim, typically with attribution.
f. the act of buying goods or services in exchange for money.
g. a relationship between two quantities indicating how many times one value contains or is contained within another.
h. the act of making information available to the public through print or digital media.
i. to follow or chase after something in order to achieve a goal or desired outcome.
j. advocating for extreme political or social change that goes against traditional norms or beliefs.


  1. pursue
  2. radical
  3. quote
  4. publish
  5. random
  6. range
  7. purchase
  8. qualitative
  9. ratio
  10. publication

Correct matches:

  1. i
  2. j
  3. e
  4. b
  5. a
  6. c
  7. f
  8. d
  9. g
  10. h

Part 3: Vocabulary in Context: Sentences

  1. The latest publication from the renowned author received critical acclaim.
  2. The famous writer is scheduled to publish a new novel next month.
  3. I decided to purchase the limited edition art print as a birthday gift.
  4. After completing his degree, he plans to pursue a career in academia.
  5. The research study focused on qualitative data analysis methods.
  6. In her essay, she chose to quote a passage from a Shakespearean play.
  7. The politician proposed a radical solution to address the ongoing crisis.
  8. The experiment group was selected through a random sampling method.
  9. The store offers a wide range of products to suit different preferences.
  10. The company aims to maintain a high ratio of customer satisfaction.

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