New Words for Grade 12

To help student learn words at their levels efficiently, we divide words of "Useful Word of the Day 2022" into two groups. This page is for 11th and 12th grade students.
 New Words for Grade 12
Recent New Words for Grade 12:
embodiment Detail  
verbal Detail  
perspective Detail  
carousel Detail  
enzyme Detail  
resonance Detail  
pivot Detail  
inferior Detail  
reprecipitate Detail  
dissolve Detail  
fluorescence Detail  
droplet Detail  
waft Detail  
substantive Detail  
thorny Detail  
100 Words list: 2022-01-15, 2021-02-27
embodiment   n. a tangible or visible form of an idea, quality, or feeling Detail
verbal   a. of, relating to, or consisting of words, spoken rather than written Detail
perspective   n. the appearance to the eye of objects in respect to their relative distance and positions Detail
carousel   n. a rotating machine or device, like a merry-go-round Detail
enzyme   n. a substance produced by a living organism that acts as a catalyst to bring about a specific biochemical reaction Detail
resonance   n. the condition in which an electric circuit produces the largest possible response to an applied oscillating signal Detail
pivot   v. to turn on; to adapt or improve by adjusting or modifying something Detail
inferior   n. a person lower than another in rank, status, or ability Detail
reprecipitate   v. to cause to condense and fall or deposit again Detail
dissolve   v. to cause to become incorporated into a liquid so as to form a solution Detail
fluorescence   n. the visible or invisible radiation emitted by certain substances Detail
droplet   n. a very small drop of a liquid Detail
waft   v. pass or cause to pass easily or gently through or as if through the air Detail
substantive   a. having a firm basis in reality and therefore important Detail
thorny   a. full of difficulties or controversial points Detail
camp   n. a group engaged in promoting or defending a theory or position Detail
zing   v. move rapidly, making a high-pitched ringing or whining noise Detail
plod   v. walk doggedly and slowly with heavy steps Detail
dendritic   a. having a branched form resembling a tree Detail
impersonate   v. to pretend to be another person Detail
inaugural   a. marking a beginning Detail
compose   v. to form by putting together Detail
dementia   n. a chronic or persistent disorder of the mental processes caused by brain disease Detail
underlying   a. significant as a cause or basis of something but not obvious Detail
jockey   v. struggle by every available means to gain or achieve something Detail
tab   v. exploit or draw a supply from Detail
congregate   v. gather into a crowd or mass Detail
forage   v. search widely for food or provisions Detail
algorithm   n. a process or set of rules to be followed in calculations, especially by a computer Detail
intuition   n. the ability to understand something immediately, without the need for conscious reasoning Detail
outcrop   n. a rock formation that is visible on the surface Detail
sediment   n. the matter that settles to the bottom of a liquid Detail
encompass   v. surround and have or hold within Detail
photosynthesis   n. the process by which green plants use sunlight to synthesize foods from carbon dioxide and water Detail
snippet   n. a small piece or brief extract Detail
lab value   n. data or data range used to determine a patient's overall health and well-being Detail
neoantigen   n. a new protein that forms on cancer cells when certain mutations occur in tumor DNA Detail
rejuvenate   v. give new energy or vigor to; revitalize Detail
revolutionize   v. change (something) radically or fundamentally Detail
come down to   v. be dependent on a specified factor Detail
prone   a. likely to suffer from, do, or experience something, typically something regrettable or unwelcome Detail
periphery   n. the outer limits or edge of an area or object Detail
synapses   n. the site of transmission of electric nerve impulses between two nerve cells Detail
amputation   n. the action of surgically cutting off a limb Detail
prosthetic   n. an artificial body part Detail
come a long way   v. make significant progress Detail
strain   n. a natural or cultured variety of a microorganism with a distinct form, biochemistry, or virulence Detail
transmissible   a. able to be passed on from one person or organism to another. Detail
catalog   n. a complete list of items, typically one in alphabetical or other systematic order Detail
genetic blueprint   n. a gene map, or a genome map Detail
convection   n. the movement caused within a fluid by the tendency of hotter and therefore less dense material to rise Detail
tectonics   n. large-scale processes affecting the structure of the earth's crust Detail
stigma   n. a mark of disgrace associated with a particular circumstance, quality, or person Detail
uplift   v. raise the level of; improve Detail
parity   n. the state of being equal, especially about pay and position Detail
go off   v. leave a place and go somewhere else Detail
timeline   n. a line that shows the time and the order in which events have happened Detail
biennale   n. a large art exhibition or music festival, especially one held every two years Detail
tackle   v. make determined efforts to deal with Detail
epistolary   a. of, relating to, or suitable to a letter; contained in or carried on by letters Detail
bohemian   n. a person (such as a writer or an artist) living an unconventional life usually in a colony with others Detail
milieu   n. a person's social environment Detail
entail   v. involve something as a necessary or inevitable part or consequence Detail
overrun   n. a finishing time or a cost that continues past an intended limit Detail
embody   v. tangible or visible form to Detail
residual   a. remaining after the greater part or quantity has gone Detail
savor   v. enjoy food or an experience slowly, in order to enjoy it as much as possible Detail
miss out on   v. lose the chance or opportunity to do or experience something Detail
polymer   n. a chemical substance consisting of large molecules made from many smaller and simpler molecules Detail
microscale   a. relatively small or detailed in scope or proportion Detail
disinformation   n. false information which is intended to mislead Detail
sow discord   v. say and do things that cause distrust among one another Detail
collectivism   n. the practice or principle of giving a group priority over each individual in it Detail
well-established   a. firmly established, especially because of a long existence Detail
empirical   a. based on or verifiable by experience rather than theory or pure logic Detail
nontradable   a. not traded internationally, such as services where the demander and producer must be in the same location Detail
dope   v. add an impurity to a semiconductor to produce a desired electrical characteristic Detail
antialigned   a. aligned in an opposite direction, especially of a magnetic domain Detail
disentangle   v. separate things that have become joined or confused Detail
tease out   v. try to get information or understand a meaning that is hidden or not clear Detail
brittle   a. hard but liable to break or shatter easily Detail
geometrical   a. consisting of lines and simple shapes; of or relating to or determined by the geometry Detail
microcosm   n. a small place, society, or situation that has the same characteristics as something much larger Detail
lean into   v. pursue some task or activity with great effort Detail
strive   v. make great efforts to achieve or obtain something Detail
lattice   n. a structure made from strips of wood or other material that cross over each other with spaces between Detail
swab   n. a small piece of soft material at the end of a thin stick, used for cleaning something or for putting on medicine Detail
lesion   n. a region in an organ or tissue which has suffered damage through injury or disease Detail
salience   n. the fact of being important to or connected with what is happening or being discussed Detail
deplete   v. use up the supply or resources of Detail
ozone   n. a poisonous form of oxygen, a colorless unstable toxic gas with a pungent odor Detail
pathogen   n. a bacterium, virus, or other microorganisms that can cause disease Detail
metastasize   v. spread to other parts of the body and cause tumors to grow there. Detail
hype   n. extravagant or intensive publicity or promotion Detail
topple   v. cause to turn over Detail
go-to   a. regularly or repeatedly chosen Detail
approach   v. speak to (someone) for the first time about something, typically with a proposal or request Detail
triage   n. (in medical use) the assignment of degrees of urgency to decide the order of treatment Detail
extrapolate   v. extend the application to an unknown situation by assuming that existing trends will continue Detail
algorithm   n. a process or set of rules to be followed in calculations or other problem Detail