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Comments:This is a list of words my children collected. Part of their assignment is to find words they don't know the definitions for look up the definitions and create their own age appropriate lists. This list is for 4-7th grade.



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Europe country capitals 1

  • Ireland -- capital is dublin
  • Albinia -- capital is Tirana
  • France -- capital is Paris
  • Greece -- capital is Athens
  • Bosnia -- [ country is Bosnia and Herzegovina] capital is Sarajevo
  • Croatia -- capital is Zagreb
  • Estonia -- capital is Tallinn
  • U.K. -- [country is United Kingdom] capital is London
  • Russia -- capital is Moscow
  • Slovenia -- capital is Ljubljana
  • Switzerland -- capital is Bern
  • Spain -- capital is Madrid
  • Poland -- capital is Warsaw
  • Germany -- capital is Berlin
  • Latvia -- capital is Riga

Europe country capitals 2

  • Hungary -- capital is Budapest
  • Slovakia -- capital is Bratislava
  • Macedonia -- capital is Skopje
  • Austria -- capital is Vienna
  • Sweden -- capital is Stockholm
  • Finland -- capital is Helsinki
  • C.R. -- [country is Czech Republic] capital is Prague
  • Serbia -- [country is Serbia and Montenegro] capital is Belgrade
  • Belgium -- capital is Brussels
  • Netherlands -- capital is Amsterdam
  • Romania -- capital is Bucharest
  • Lithuania -- capital is Vilnius
  • Italy -- capital is Rome
  • Norway -- capital is Oslo
  • Belarus -- capital is Minsk

Europe country capitals 3

  • Ukraine -- capital is Kiev
  • Moldova -- capital isChisinau
  • Denmark -- capital is Copenhagen
  • Bulgaria -- Capital is Sofia
  • Portugal -- capital is Lisbon

Geometry Vocabulary 1

  • cone -- a solid object that has a circular base and one vertex
  • square -- a 4-sided flat shape with straight sides with equal length whose sides form 4 90 degree angles
  • solid geo. -- (solid geometry) is about solid shapes like spheres and cubes
  • diameter -- a straight line going through the center of a circle
  • rhombus -- a 4-sided flat shape with straight lines with equal length
  • rectangle -- a 4-sided flat shape with 2 sets of lines which have unequal length, all interior angles are right angles which are 90 degrees
  • cylinder -- a solid object with 2 identical flat ends
  • plane geo. -- (plane geometry) is about flat shapes like lines, circles, and triangles
  • radius -- the distance from the center to the edge of a circle
  • trapezoid -- a 4-sided flat shape with straight lines in which the lines are parallel to one another
  • kite -- a 4- sided flat shape with straight parallel sides
  • cube -- a box shaped solid that has 6 identical square faces
  • geometry -- an area of mathematics that deals with points, lines, shapes, and space
  • circle -- a 2-dimmensional shape made by drawing a curve that is always the same distance from the center
  • chord -- a straight line connecting two points on a curve

science vocabulary 1

  • refraction -- to break up ,or refract
  • focal point -- where beams of light meet
  • absorption -- when light is absorbed and converted into heat
  • exposed -- made open or unprotected allowing light to reach them
  • celluloid -- a tough type of plastic , thin strips of celluloid are dipped on light sensitive chemicals
  • reflection -- causes light to bounce off objects
  • convex -- lenses that make objects look closer and bigger
  • bouncing -- to send light beams back in a straight path
  • projected -- made to appear on a flat surface
  • positive -- having both light and dark parts that appear the same as they do in real life
  • concave -- lenses that make objects look smaller and farther away
  • bending -- to alter the path of a light beam
  • camera obscura -- a latin phrase that means: dark chamber
  • negative -- having both light and dark parts that appear the same as they do in real life

Vocabulary Challenge 12

  • audible -- able to be heard within earshot
  • ceremony -- a formal religious. or public occasion
  • rig -- make ready for sailing by providing a it with sails, or rigging
  • beige -- a pale sandy yellow-brownish color
  • stagger -- to walk, or move unsteadily as if about to fall
  • veil -- a fine piece of cloth that women used to protect, or conceal their face
  • foremast -- the main mast of a ship
  • impending -- about to happen
  • undulate -- to move in a swift smooth fluid motion
  • earshot -- a distance at which a person can be heard
  • beacon -- fire or light set up in a high position as a warning signal
  • sentiment -- a view, or opinion towards a situation

vocabulary challenge 3

  • nostalgia -- a wish to return to a certain time in the past
  • miffed -- put into an irritable mood
  • eccentric -- considered by other people to be odd or unusual
  • microsecond -- a unit of time equal to one millionth of a second
  • commingle -- to mix two or more things together
  • underlying -- lying or situated beneath; existing under the surface of something else
  • assessment -- an opinion or judgement about somebody/something that has been carefully thought about
  • inconclusive -- not leading to a definite decision or result
  • reverberate -- to be repeated several times as it is reflected off different surfaces
  • scooted -- to go or leave somewhere in a hurry
  • resolve -- to find an acceptable solution to a problem or difficulty
  • replenish -- to make full or complete again, to fill again or renew
  • unison -- done at the same time
  • technician -- a person whose job is keeping a particular type of equipment in good condition
  • impel -- to urge forward

Vocabulary Challenge 1

  • epiphany -- a flash of recognition or understanding
  • recipient -- receiver
  • ambitious -- motivated to achieve success
  • dissonance -- lack of agreement
  • staggering -- astonishing.overwhelming
  • vigor -- healthy energy, forcefulness
  • macabre -- horror,death, decay; gruesome
  • discordant -- harsh and disagreeable in sound
  • verbatim -- in the exact words
  • treason -- betrayal,rebellion,treachery
  • strut -- to walk with a vain pompous bearing
  • cacophony -- loud, irritating sound; jarring, discordant

Vocabulary Challenge 10

  • critical -- expressing either adverse or disapproving comments, or judgements
  • erudition -- having, or showing great knowledge, or learning
  • inquiry -- the act of asking for information
  • anecdote -- a short amusing story about a real incident, or person
  • wile -- devious, or cunning stratagems
  • deteriorate -- to become progressively worse
  • stratagem -- a plan or scheme
  • nippy -- cold, chilly, freezing
  • awe -- a feeling of reverence; respect mixed with fear or wonder
  • intervene -- to come between so as to prevent or alter a result or course
  • reverence -- deep respect for someone

Vocabulary Challenge 11

  • ominous -- given the impression that something bad will happen
  • beserk -- out of control with anger
  • improbable -- not likely to be true
  • tendency -- an inclination toward a particular action
  • adolescent -- the process of changing from a child to an adult
  • essence -- the nature or quality of someone
  • inexplicable -- when something is unexplainable
  • asthma -- a respiratory condition
  • impression -- an idea, feeling, or opinion
  • tact -- sensitivity in dealing with others
  • gist -- the essence of a speech
  • eczema -- a medical condition in which patches of skin become rough

Vocabulary Challenge 13

  • folly -- lack of good sense
  • voracious -- either wanting, or devouring great quantities of food
  • dissent -- to hold, or express opinions that go against another
  • variance -- the fact or quality of being different from others
  • exasperate -- to both irritate and/or enrage
  • maw -- either the jaw, or throat of a voracious animal
  • demeanor -- outward behavior towards society
  • mesmerize -- to hold the attention of (someone)
  • renegade -- a person who both deserts, and betrays an organization
  • resounding -- loud enough to reverberate
  • sacrilege -- violation of ; misuse
  • emissary -- a person sent on a special mission

Vocabulary Challenge 14

  • abomination -- a thing that causes disgust, and/or hatred
  • goaded -- to provoke or annoy (a person)so as to stimulate some action,or reaction
  • baleen -- a whale bone
  • haggard -- looking exhausted and unwell esp. from fatigue , worry , or suffering
  • obsolete -- no longer being produced, or used
  • jubilation -- a feeling of both great happiness and triumph
  • bane -- a cause of great distress or annoyance
  • obituary -- a notice of death esp. in a newspaper typically including a brief biography of a deceased person
  • gaunt -- lean and haggard esp. because of hunger, or old age
  • garrotte -- to kill (someone) by strangulation typically by an iron collar or a length of wire

Vocabulary Challenge 15

  • cohort -- a group of banded together people with a common interest
  • auxiliary -- additional help or support
  • yearn -- to have a intense desire for, longing
  • aptitude -- the natural ability to do something
  • fauna -- the animals in a particular region
  • masquerade -- a false show or pretense
  • deity -- a god or goddess
  • emphasis -- special importance, or value given to something
  • flora -- the plants in a particular region
  • pretense -- an attempt to make something that is not the case appear true
  • coveted -- yearn to possess, or long to have
  • hem -- the edge of a piece of cloth
  • province -- an area of the world or region

Vocabulary Challenge 16

  • perpetual -- never ending
  • sedentary -- tending to spend much time seated
  • dogma -- a set of principles laid out by someone
  • erroneous -- wrong or incorrect
  • elapse -- to pass or go by
  • moor -- to tie or tether to a pier or drop anchor
  • conjecture -- either an opinion, or a conclusion
  • eloquent -- fluent, or persuasive speaking or writing
  • posterity -- all future generations of people
  • facetious -- to treat a serious issue with inappropriate humor
  • insatiable -- impossible to satisfy
  • seldom -- not often, hardly
  • lenient -- to be both permissive, and merciful

Vocabulary Challenge 17

  • posture/v -- used as a verb: behave in a way that is intended to impress or mislead others
  • gully -- a water-worn ravine
  • gorge -- a narrow valley between hills or mountains
  • menial -- not requiring much skill and lacking prestige
  • scullion -- a servant assigned the most menial kitchen tasks
  • reprieve/n -- used as a noun: a temporary escape from an undesirable fate or unpleasant situation
  • ravine -- a long narrow gorge
  • delve -- reach inside a receptacle and search for something
  • connoisseur -- an expert judge in matters of taste
  • reprieve/v -- used as a verb: to cancel or postpone
  • chisel -- a long bladed hand tool used for scraping
  • consecutive -- following continuously, one after another
  • Gemini -- a northern constellation representing the twins Castor and Pollux

vocabulary challenge 2

  • acquaintance -- a person known , but not usually a friends
  • tweaked -- a sudden jerk or twist
  • expostulated -- to reason with someone earnestly
  • brink -- on the edge
  • enthralled -- to spellbound, captivate
  • idolized -- admiration or devotion
  • phenomenon -- performed, done excellently
  • fein -- to pretend to feel
  • misled -- an error in something
  • emulate -- to imitate someone or something

vocabulary challenge 4

  • solitude -- state of being alone, especially when you find this pleasant
  • parataxis -- the placing, or arranging of clauses and phrases one after the another
  • phrase -- a group of words that have a particular meaning
  • persecute -- to treat somebody in a cruel, and unfair way
  • disembowel -- to take the stomach, and other organs out of a person, or animal
  • clause -- a group of words that includes a subject and a verb
  • persecute -- to treat somebody in a cruel, and unfair way
  • usher -- an official who has special responsibilities in court
  • subordinate -- less important than something else
  • considerably -- much of; a lot
  • usher -- an official who has special responsibilities in court
  • hypotaxis -- the use of subordinate clauses
  • subordinate -- (in reference to clauses)
  • embroidered -- to decorate cloth with a pattern of stitches, usually using colored cloth
  • hypotaxis -- the use of subordinate clauses
  • phrase -- a group of words that have a particular meaning
  • solitude -- state of being alone, especially when you find this pleasant
  • parataxis -- the placing, or arranging of clauses and phrases one after the another
  • phrase -- a group of words that have a particular meaning
  • persecute -- to treat somebody in a cruel, and unfair way
  • disembowel -- to take the stomach, and other organs out of a person, or animal
  • clause -- a group of words that includes a subject and a verb
  • considerably -- much of; a lot
  • usher -- an official who has special responsibilities in court
  • subordinate -- less important than something else
  • considerably -- much of; a lot
  • embroidered -- to decorate cloth with a pattern of stitches, usually using colored cloth
  • hypotaxis -- the use of subordinate clauses
  • subordinate -- (in reference to clauses)
  • embroidered -- to decorate cloth with a pattern of stitches, usually using colored cloth
  • parataxis -- the placing, or arranging of clauses and phrases one after the another
  • phrase -- a group of words that have a particular meaning
  • solitude -- state of being alone, especially when you find this pleasant
  • parataxis -- the placing, or arranging of clauses and phrases one after the another
  • clause -- a group of words that includes a subject and a verb
  • persecute -- to treat somebody in a cruel, and unfair way
  • disembowel -- to take the stomach, and other organs out of a person, or animal
  • clause -- a group of words that includes a subject and a verb
  • considerably -- much of; a lot
  • usher -- an official who has special responsibilities in court
  • subordinate -- less important than something else
  • embroidered -- to decorate cloth with a pattern of stitches, usually using colored cloth
  • hypotaxis -- the use of subordinate clauses
  • subordinate -- (in reference to clauses)
  • solitude -- state of being alone, especially when you find this pleasant
  • parataxis -- the placing, or arranging of clauses and phrases one after the another
  • phrase -- a group of words that have a particular meaning
  • solitude -- state of being alone, especially when you find this pleasant
  • disembowel -- to take the stomach, and other organs out of a person, or animal
  • clause -- a group of words that includes a subject and a verb
  • persecute -- to treat somebody in a cruel, and unfair way
  • disembowel -- to take the stomach, and other organs out of a person, or animal
  • subordinate -- less important than something else
  • considerably -- much of; a lot
  • usher -- an official who has special responsibilities in court
  • subordinate -- less important than something else
  • subordinate -- (in reference to clauses)
  • embroidered -- to decorate cloth with a pattern of stitches, usually using colored cloth
  • hypotaxis -- the use of subordinate clauses
  • subordinate -- (in reference to clauses)

Vocabulary Challenge 5

  • translucent -- allowing light to pass through something
  • loathsome -- causing hatred, or disgust
  • sidle -- to walk in an unobtrusive, furtive, or timid manner
  • timid -- showing lack of courage, or confidence; easily frightened
  • oppress -- to keep someone in subservience and hardship,especially by the unjust exercise of authority
  • lighthearted -- cheerful; care free
  • mannequin -- a dummy used to display clothes in a store window
  • unobtrusive -- not conspicuous, or attracting attention
  • furtive -- attempting to avoid notice, or attention, typically because of guilt
  • cloy -- to disgust or sicken
  • intimate -- closely acquainted
  • grudging -- reluctantly allowed
  • concealment -- the action of hiding something
  • conspicuous -- standing out as to be clearly visible

Vocabulary Challenge 6

  • reproach -- to accuse someone of doing something
  • grope -- to search blindly with your hands
  • suffice -- to be either enough, or adequate
  • inhospitable -- harsh and difficult to live in, unfriendly and unwelcoming
  • crop -- to cut something
  • exquisite -- extremely beautiful and delicate
  • futile -- when something is pointless to continue
  • broach -- to raise or bring upĀ 
  • jitters -- the feeling of extreme nervousness
  • brief -- short, not lasting long
  • bleak -- dreary, inhospitable, exposed to the elements and lacking vegetation
  • incoherent -- expressed in an incomprehensible or confusing manner

Vocabulary Challenge 7

  • cowl -- a large loose hood
  • gouge -- to make a rough hole, or indentation
  • intrepid -- fearless, adventurous
  • secrete -- to both produce and discharge from the body
  • peckish -- hungry
  • imperetive -- of vital importance; crucial
  • mendacious -- not telling the truth, lying
  • seclude -- to keep away from other people, set apart
  • inferior -- lower in rank, status, and quality. Beneath another in position
  • erect -- to stand something rigidly upright, or straight
  • insomniac -- a person who lacks the ability to sleep
  • entropy -- lack of order or predictability, gradual decline into disorder
  • persistent -- to continue in a course of action, despite the difficulty

Vocabulary Challenge 8

  • inane -- silly, stupid
  • zeal -- great energy or enthusiasm
  • monetary -- of or relating to currency
  • honeysuckle -- a special flower use for making fragrance
  • avid -- to show keen interest in something
  • fanatic -- filled with excessive single-minded zeal
  • immerse -- to dip, or submerge in a liquid, or to involve oneself deeply in an activity
  • lumber -- to move in a slow, awkward way
  • franchise -- a group of people enabled to carry out specific commercial activities
  • heartfelt -- sincere, genuine, from the heart
  • distend -- to swell by stretching it from inside
  • currency -- a system of money in general use in a particular country
  • media -- the main means of mass communication

Vocabulary Challenge 9

  • fumdemental -- forming a necessary base or core
  • adhesive -- able to stick fast to a surface, or object
  • condition -- the circumstances effecting the way people work,or live
  • prodigy -- a person, esp. a young one, endowed with exceptional abilities or qualities
  • compulsory -- required by law or rule
  • strife -- anger, or bitter disagreement over fundamental issues
  • velocity -- the speed of something in a given direction
  • feat -- an achievement requiring both great skill, and courage
  • book -- to buy something (a ticket) usually in advance
  • mandatory -- required by law, or rules; compulsory
  • triangulate -- to divide into triangles for surveying purposes
  • postulate -- to suggest, or assume the existence of; fact or truth

Vocabulary Ecosystem

  • producer -- a person, or organism that makes, or causes something
  • symbiosis -- interaction between two different organisms
  • extinct -- having no living member
  • ecosystem -- a biological community of interacting organisms, and their environment
  • decomposer -- an organism that breaks down organic material
  • competition -- the activity of competing for something
  • exotic -- originating, or coming from a distant foreign country
  • threatened -- to be at risk of being hurt
  • population -- all the inhabitance in a particular town, area, or country
  • niche -- a shallow recess, esp. one in a wall to display a statue or trophy
  • consumer -- a person, or organism that eats, or uses something
  • instinct -- a natural way of acting, or thinking
  • endangered -- when a certain type of species is at a risk of extinction
  • individual -- single, separate
  • habitat -- the natural home, or environment of an animal; plant; or other organisms
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