Academic Word List

The 570 most common words in English academic texts

Type: adjective

Definitions: (adjective) If something is dramatic, it is connected with acting and theatre. (adjective) If something is dramatic, it is large, quick or emotional.

Examples: (adjective) He studied dramatic arts in university. (adjective) In a highly dramatic speech, he brought everyone to support him. (adjective) After the new teacher came, there was a dramatic increase in the test results. (adjective) The increase in foreign students has meant a dramatic change in the number of schools.

Synonyms: adjectives: sudden, breathtaking, powerful.

Academic Word List Sublist and Group: 8 D