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MEAP Power Words

 

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Analyze- To examine methodically by separating into parts and studying their interrelations.

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Compare- To consider or describe as similar, equal, or analogous; liken.

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contrast- To set in Opposition in order to show or emphasize differences: an essay that contrasts city and country life; contrasted this computer with inferior models.

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Describe- To give an account of in speech or writing.

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Evaluate- To ascertain or fix the value or worth of .

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Explain- To make plain or comprehensible.

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Formulate-

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a. to state as or reduce to a formula.

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b. To express in systematic terms or concepts.

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c. To devise or invent; formulate strategy.

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Infer- to conclude form evidence or premises.

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Predict- To state, tell about, or make known on advance, especially on the basis of special knowledge.

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Summarize- To make a summary or make a summary of.

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Support- To bear the weight of, especially from below.

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Trace-

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a. A visible mark, such as a footprint, made or left by the passage of a person, animal, or thing.

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b. Evidence or an indication of the former presence or existence of something; a vestige.