Wordlist 10: Vocabulary for Solving a Crime with Science (Part 1)

Wordlist 10: Vocabulary for Solving a Crime with Science (Part 1)

This wordlist contains vocabulary related to solving crimes using scientific methods. The first word is "coincidentally," which means something that happens by

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Slide1Wordlist 10Solving a Crime with Science

Slide21. Coincidentally (adv.)Definition:  Happening by chance, not planned Synonym:  accidentally, fortuitously Example:  The highest scorers, coincidentally, were all women. Word Family: non·co·in·ci·den·tal,  adjective non·co·in·ci·den·tal·ly,  adverb un·co·in·ci·den·tal,  adjective un·co·in·ci·den·tal·ly,  adverb

Slide32. Collapse (v.)Definition:  If someone collapses, they fall down because they are ill or weak Synonym:  faint, pass out, fall unconscious Example:  He collapsed and died of a heart attack. Word Family: pre·col·lapse,  verb,  pre·col·lapsed, pre·col·laps·ing. un·col·lapsed,  adjective

Slide43. Conclude (v.) Definition:  to determine by reasoning; deduce; infer Synonym:  deduce, infer, judge Example: They studied the document and concluded that the author musthave been a n eyewitness. Word Family: con·clud·a·ble, con·clud·i·ble,  adjective con·clud·er,  noun non·con·clud·ing,  adjective pre·con·clude,  verb (used with object),  pre·con·clud·ed, pre·con·clud·i ng. un·con·clud·a·ble,  adjective

Slide54. Confront (v.)Definition:   to face, meet, or deal with a difficult situation or person. Synonym:  face, defy, tackle, Example:  As she left the court, she was confronted  by  angry crowds who tried to block her way. Word Family: con·front·al, con·front·ment,  noun con·front·er,  noun re·con·front,  verb (used with object) un·con·front·ed,  adjective

Slide65. Consult (v.)Definition:  to get information or advice from a person, book, etc. with special knowledge on a particular subject Synonym:  seek advice, take counsel from, Example:  If the symptoms get worse, consult your doctor. Word Family: pre·con·sult,  verb re·con·sult,  verb un·con·sult·ed,  adjective

Slide76. Contrary (adj.)Definition:   the opposite Synonym:  opposite, contradictory, conflicting Example:  I was worried that it might be too difficult for me but I found the contrary. Word Family: con·trar·i·ly,  adverb con·trar·i·ness,  noun qua·si-con·trar·i·ly,  adverb qua·si-con·trar·y,  adjective

Slide87. Detect (v.)Definition:  to discover something, usually using special equipment Synonym:  discover, find out, Example:  High levels of lead were detected in the atmosphere. Word Family: de·tect·a·ble, de·tect·i·ble,  adjective de·tect·a·bil·i·ty, de·tect·i·bil·i·ty,  noun pre·de·tect,  verb (used with object) un·de·tect·a·ble,  adjective un·de·tect·a·b·ly,  adverb

Slide98. Establish (v.)Definition:   to start a company or organization that will continue for a long  Synonym:  start, initiate, institute, found Example:  The brewery was established in 1822. Word Family: es·tab·lish·a·ble,  adjective es·tab·lish·er,  noun qua·si-es·tab·lished,  adjective re·es·tab·lish,  verb (used with object) su·per·es·tab·lish,  verb (used with object )

Slide109. Instance (n.)Definition:  a particular situation, event, or fact, especially an example of something that happens generally Synonym:  example, occasion Example:  There have been several instances of violence at the school. Word Family: coun·ter·in·stance,  noun un·in·stanced,  adjective

Slide1110. Insurance (n.)Definition:  an agreement in which you pay a company money and they pay your costs if you have an accident, injury, etc. Synonym:  assurance, indemnity Example:  I'll need to take out extra car insurance for another driver. Word Family: non·in·sur·ance,  noun pre·in·sur·ance,  noun pro·in·sur·ance,  adjective

Slide1211. Investigation (n.)Definition:   the act or process of examining a crime, problem, statement, etc. carefully, especially to discover the truth Synonym:  examination, inquiry, study Example:  Currently, the individuals who might have caused the accident are subject to/under investigation. Word Family: in·ves·ti·ga·tion·al,  adjective pre·in·ves·ti·ga·tion,  noun re·in·ves·ti·ga·tion,  noun

Slide1312. Logical (adj.)Definition:  using reason Synonym:  reasonable, sensible, rational Example:  Students need the ability to construct a logical argument. Word Family: log·i·cal·i·ty   noun Log·i·cal·ly,  adverb hy·per·log·i·cal,  adjective hy·per·log·i·cal·ly,  adverb hy·per·log·i·cal·ness,  noun

Slide1413. Motive (n.)Definition:   a reason for doing something Synonym:  reason, motivation, cause Example:  Why would she have killed him? She has no motive. Word Family: mo·tive·less,  adjective mo·tive·less·ly,  adverb mo·tive·less·ness,  noun well-mo·tived,  adjective

Slide1514. Odd (adj.)Definition:  strange or unexpected Synonym:  strange, peculiar, weird, queer Example:  Her father was an odd man. Word Family: odd·ly,  adverb odd·ness,  noun

Slide1615. Panel (n.)Definition:  a small group of people chosen to give advice, make a decision, or publicly discuss their opinions as entertainment Synonym:  group, team, committee Example:  The competition will be judged by a panel of experts. Word Family: re·pan·el,  verb (used with object),  re·pan·eled, re·pan·el·ing or (  espe cially British   ) re·pan·elled,re·pan·el·ling. sub·pan·el,  noun un·pan·eled,  adjective un·pan·elled,  adjective

Slide1716. Persistent (adj.)Definition:  lasting for a long time or difficult to get rid of Synonym:  constant, continuous Example:  Symptoms of the illness include a high temperature and a persistent dry cough. Word Family: per·sist·ent·ly,  adverb non·per·sist·ent,  adjective non·per·sist·ent·ly,  adverb

Slide1817. Recall (v.)Definition:  to bring the memory of a past event into your mind, and often to give a description of what you remember Synonym:  remember, recollect Example:  The old man recalled the city as it had been before the war. Word Family: re·call·a·ble,  adjective un·re·call·a·ble,  adjective un·re·called,  adjective

Slide1918. Scheme (n.)Definition:  a plan for getting an advantage for yourself, especially by deceiving others Synonym:  plan, plot Example:  There's a new scheme in our town for recycling plastic bottles. Word Family: scheme·less,  adjective schem·er,  noun out·scheme,  verb (used with object),  out·schemed, out·schem·ing. sub·scheme,  noun un·der·scheme,  noun

Slide2019. Suddenly (adv.)Definition:  quickly and unexpectedly Synonym:  immediately, instantaneously, abruptly Example:  "Do you remember much about the accident?" "No, it all happened so suddenly." Word Family: