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Account

Account for: state reasons for, report on.
Give an account of: narrate a series of events or transactions.

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Analyse

Identify components and the relationship between them; draw out and relate implications.

3

Apply

Use, utilise, employ in a particular situation.

4

Appreciate

Make a judgement about the value of.

5

Assess

Make a judgement of value, quality, outcomes, results or size.

6

Calculate

Ascertain/determine from given facts, figures or information.

7

Clarify

Make clear or plain.

8

Classify

Arrange or include in classes/categories.

9

Compare

Show how things are similar or different.

10

Construct

Make; build; put together items or arguments.

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Contrast

Show how things are different or opposite

12

Critically (analysis/evaluate)

Add a degree or level of accuracy depth, knowledge and understanding, logic questioning, reflection and quality to (analyse/evaluate)

13

Deduce

Draw conclusions

14

Define

State meaning and identify essential qualities

15

Demonstrate

Show by example

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Describe

Provide characteristics and features

17

Discuss

Identify issues and provide points for and/or against

18

Distinguish

Recognise or note/indicate as being distinct or different from;
To note differences between.

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Evaluate

Make a judgement based on criteria; determine the value of

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Examine

Inquire into

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Explain

Relate cause and effect;
Make the relationship between things evident;
Provide why and/or how

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Extract

Choose relevant and/or appropriate details

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Extrapolate

Infer from what is known

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Identify

Recognise and name

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Interpret

Draw meaning from

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Investigate

Plan, inquire into and draw conclusions about

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Justify

Support and argument or conclusion

28

Outline

Sketch in general terms; indicate the main features of

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Predict

Suggest what may happen based on available information

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Propose

Put forward (for example a point of view, idea, argument, suggestion) for consideration or action