Mrs. Curry's Vocabulary Games

School:Douglas Middle School
Location:Box Elder South Dakota
Comments:Use these games to study your vocabulary. Have fun!

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.


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!


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

Vocab Activity 1-4

  • architect -- a person who designs buildings
  • client -- someone who goes to a professional for help; a customer
  • population -- number of people living in a certain area
  • descendant -- a relative who comes after you (children, grandchildren, etc.)
  • peasant -- farmers and tenants who work for a monarch or other noble
  • comrade -- a close friend or companion
  • realtor -- a person who shows buildings for rent or sale
  • ancestor -- a relative who lived before you
  • attorney -- a lawyer; one who practices law
  • personnel -- employees; workers
  • culprit -- a person guilty of a crime

Vocab Activity 13-16

  • frail -- in poor health; weak
  • familiar -- well-known
  • absurd -- ridiculous and unbelievable; silly
  • dense -- thick
  • energetic -- lively; filled with energy
  • luxurious -- very fancy; elegant; plush
  • dreadful -- terrible
  • tremendous -- terrific; fantastic
  • aloof -- cold and unfriendly
  • gracious -- polite; kind
  • jagged -- uneven
  • grateful -- thankful

Vocab Activity 5-8

  • testify -- to give evidence, often in a courtroom
  • attain -- to reach a goal
  • mince -- to cut or chop into very small pieces
  • redeem -- to turn in (coupons, for example) and receive something in exchange
  • volley -- to toss or hit something back and forth
  • decline -- to refuse; to get sicker
  • quench -- to satisfy the need for something, especially a drink
  • tremble -- to shake, often due to fear
  • barter -- to trade one item or favor for another
  • mutter -- to speak softly so others cannot hear; to grumble

Vocabulary Activity 9-12

  • counterclockwis -- the opposite direction that the hands of a clock moves
  • fourscore -- four times twenty; eighty
  • hourglass -- an instrument for measuring time, sand passes through a narrow passage
  • clockwise -- the direction that the hands of a clock moves
  • foreword -- the short introduction statement, usually at the beginning of a book
  • greenhorn -- an untrained or inexperienced person
  • bandwagon -- a cause or movement
  • deadline -- the time by which something needs to be finished
  • grandstand -- to show off; an attempt to impress someone
  • steeplejack -- a person who climbs steeples, towers, tall buildings to repair them
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