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Stingray Chaser

Free stingrays and remove harmful algae from the ocean. After removing enough debris from the stingrays, you will be asked to select the correct answer to continue.




Pinball

Vocabulary Pinball Click on the red flipper buttons to keep the ball in play. Try to hit all of the letters with the ball to spell a word. Next, choose the correct definition for the word. A correct answer gives a free ball and an incorrect takes a ball away. Hold down and release the green button to launch the ball! Try all of the lists or register to make your own!




Word Find

Play the classic Word Search and find game.




Word Scramble - Words Only

Solve the scrambled words by moving the tiles around. Use the vocabulary definition or math answers to provide you the hint you need!




Word Scramble - Problems and Definitions

Solve the scrambled words by moving the tiles around. Use the vocabulary definition or math answers to provide you the hint you need!




Hangman

Play hangman with your words. Guess letters to form words from the lists that are added by people just like you! Practice your classroom lists.




List Content

Week 1.1

  • profuse -- flowing freely; lavish, extravagent
  • voluminous -- spacious; extrememly wide; a great deal of
  • deference -- honor and respect due an older or more experienced person; esteem
  • fawn -- false flattery
  • levity -- lightness of mood
  • prevalent -- widespread, pervasive
  • surfeit -- excessive amount, a glut
  • altruism -- unselfish giving of time, money. support to others
  • euphony -- pleasing, agreeable sound
  • laud -- praise highly
  • paucity -- scarcity or lack; dearth
  • scant -- barely enough, meager, insufficient
  • acumen -- keen perception, shrewdness
  • erudite -- brilliant
  • finesse -- skillful, adroit handling or management

Week 1.2

  • maxim -- brief, pithy well-known saying; adage; proverb
  • prowess -- great ability or skill
  • aloof -- distant, unsociable
  • capitulate -- to yield to pressure, give in, concede
  • despondent -- helpless and hopeless; desolate, incredibly unhappy
  • propriety -- what is proper or customary; decorum
  • venerate -- to think very highly of
  • ascetic -- sternly self-denying, like a monk
  • corporeal -- of the physical, not spiritual; of the body, substantial
  • ephemeral -- fleeting, short-lived
  • penchant -- natural tendency; fondness for; affinity
  • sagacity -- wisdom, perception, keenness, shrewdness
  • ambivalence -- lack of certainty or definiteness; a feeling of simultaneous, opposing attitudes
  • conspicuous -- noticeable, obvious
  • desultory -- random, haphazard, casual

Week 1.3

  • fervor -- deep feeling, passion, zeal
  • insatiable -- unable to be satisfied, quenchless
  • maudlin -- overly sentimental
  • provincial -- literally from the provinces, unsophisticated
  • sectarian -- with a limited viewpoint; a narrow, bigoted person
  • fallible -- capable of error
  • idiosyncrasy -- quirk, oddness, eccentricity
  • loath -- relunctant; disinclined toward something
  • orthodox -- according to traditional teaching; pious--extremely, devoutly religious
  • reticent -- not talkative; restrained in behavior
  • flaccid -- lacking normal firmness. limp, flabby
  • laconic -- sparing of speech, concise almost to the point of rudeness
  • neophyte -- beginner, tyro, novice
  • provocative -- arousing interest or curiousity
  • simulate -- to approximate; to assume; to feign

Week 1.4

  • animosity -- a feeling of ill will; strong dislike
  • complacence -- smugness, self-satisfaction
  • disdain -- contempt, a feeling of superiority
  • indolence -- laziness, idleness, sloth
  • parsimony -- extreme thrift, often stinginess
  • vehement -- profoundly intense; passionate
  • clamor -- loud outcry; harsh noise
  • discord -- lack of harmony or agreement
  • indigence -- poverty, destitution
  • languor -- relaxed sleepiness
  • somnolent -- sleepy, groggy
  • arrogance -- a feeling of superiority shown by an overbearing manner
  • decadence -- state of decline or deterioration
  • duplicity -- deliberate double dealing, deception
  • jingoism -- exaggerated nationalism; extreme, blind loyalty to a town or person

Week 2.1

  • sanguine -- healthful; causing cheer
  • astute -- perspicacious
  • blithe -- merry, lighthearted
  • convivial -- sociable, gregarious, congenial
  • salutary -- promoting good health, curative
  • arcane -- known to a select few, secret; esoteric
  • benevolent -- good-hearted, generous
  • chaste -- pure, innocent and modest
  • dexterous -- physically skilled, adroit, adept
  • atrophy -- to wither or waste away
  • virulent -- fast, powerful, often fatal in its progression
  • austere -- reserved, somber, grave in manner, unadorned
  • candid -- open, honest, frank
  • demure -- well-behaved, sedate, shy and modest
  • trepidation -- fear, worry or apprehension

Week 2.2

  • lithe -- flexible and graceful; supple
  • potent -- having strength or power, effective
  • succinct -- brief and to the point; concise. pithy
  • beset -- to trouble, harrass, hem in , assail
  • docile -- easy to direct or discipline, complaisant
  • felicitous -- apt. well-chosen; fortunate
  • magnanimous -- bighearted, generous and forgiving
  • pungent -- biting, caustic; painful or poignant
  • admonish -- to warn strongly or show disapproval; reprove
  • fastidious -- extremely particular or neat, picky
  • lucid -- clear and distinct
  • prudent -- wise, sensible, judicious
  • urbane -- polished and sophisticated
  • bilk -- to cheat, defraud
  • eloquent -- verbally skilled
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