Ralston Vocabulary

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Location:Ralston NE

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4th Gr. Lesson 10

  • mature -- fully grown and behaves like an adult
  • nurture -- to care for something while its growing and developing
  • solitary -- to be alone
  • exuberant -- full of energy, excitement, and happiness
  • encircle -- to surround
  • pliable -- easy to move or bend without breaking
  • vulnerable -- a person or animal who is weak and unprotected
  • lumbers -- to move in a slow or clumsy way
  • comprehend -- to understand
  • scan -- to look carefully over the entire area for something specific

4th Gr. Lesson 15

  • intrepid -- to be brave without fear
  • undoubtedly -- to definitely happen
  • delectable -- to taste very good
  • privilege -- a special advantage or right that only certain people can have
  • dashed -- to quickly and suddenly run away
  • guidance -- help or assistance
  • hoist -- raise or lift up
  • fragile -- something that is easily broken or damaged
  • seasoned -- having a lot of experience
  • cherish -- something that means a lot to you and you take very good care of it
  • pristine -- clean and untouched

4th Gr. Lesson 5

  • culinary -- tools or skills related to cooking
  • vivid -- something that has bright colors
  • reminiscent -- to bring back memories of another time or place
  • commenced -- to begin
  • consternation -- upset or worried about what is happening
  • serenely -- done in a calm and quiet way
  • recruit -- to get someone to join your group
  • downcast -- feeling sad
  • extensive -- includes a large amount of things
  • pensive -- to think deeply about something

4th Gr. Lessons 1 & 2

  • gaped -- to stare in open-mouthed surprise
  • glared -- to stare at someone in an angy way
  • pact -- an agreement between two people or countries
  • venture -- a project that is exciting or risky
  • muttered -- to say something very quietly because you do not want to be heard
  • snickered -- to laugh quietly at someone because they did something silly
  • fluke -- something unusual that happens by accident
  • foisted -- when something is given to you whether you want it or not
  • legendary -- someone who is especially famous for something he did a long time ago
  • flinched -- quickly move away from something dangerous or painful
  • stunned -- to be shocked or amazed by someone or something
  • queasy -- a sick feeling in your stomach
  • depriving -- to keep you from having something

4th Gr. Lessons 11 & 12

  • contract -- to get smaller by shrinking
  • lure -- to convince someone to do something even if it's dangerous
  • obvious -- so easily seen or understood that no one has to explain it
  • eruption -- when something bursts through the surface
  • revealed -- something that was once hidden can now be seen
  • immediate -- something that happens right away
  • traits -- particular qualities or characteristics of a person or thing
  • mimic -- to act or look exactly like something else; to copy
  • deceptive -- to try and make you believe something that is not true
  • gradually -- something that happens very slowly over time
  • constant -- something that happens without stopping
  • predators -- animals that kill and eat other animals
  • avoid -- to stay away from
  • resembles -- to things that look similar to each other, but not exactly the same
  • depths -- the deepest parts

4th Gr. Lessons 13 & 14

  • drab -- boring; dull; without color
  • treacherous -- dangerous and unpredictable
  • smoldering -- to burn slowly from the inside, without flames
  • skeptically -- to express doubt about whether something is true
  • fascinated -- to be very interested in something and pay close attention to it
  • peculiar -- something very strange and unusual
  • plunge -- to rush into something suddenly
  • scoffed -- to speak about something in a mocking or critical way
  • hermit -- a person who lives alone, often far from a community
  • timid -- shy
  • trembling -- shaking slightly
  • drudgery -- hard, unpleasant, and boring work
  • altered -- changed
  • discouraged -- to stop you from doing something
  • occasionally -- happens once in a while

4th Gr. Lessons 3 & 4

  • accusing -- to say that you think someone has done something wrong
  • surrender -- when you stop fighting someone or something
  • clusters -- small groups of people or things that are close
  • averted -- to look away from something or avoid something
  • stern -- very serious and strict
  • craned -- to stretch your neck so that you can see or hear someone better
  • sparkling -- something that is shiny, clear, and bright
  • stroll -- to walk in a slow, relaxed way
  • interrogation -- a long period of intense questioning to get information from someone
  • cringed -- to move or flinch slightly because of discomfort or fear
  • particular -- one specific thing of its kind
  • sizzles -- something that is very hot and making a hissing sound
  • fury -- extremely strong anger

4th Gr. Lessons 6 & 7

  • swerved -- to turn suddenly to avoid hitting something
  • contradicting -- to say what another person has said is wrong
  • surge -- to feel something suddently and strongly
  • untangled -- to untie knots or straighten something
  • jostling -- to push or knock against people in a crowd
  • pounced -- to jump on an object suddenly with the intent of taking it
  • rumpled -- wrinkled or messy
  • taut -- to be stretched or pulled very tightly
  • lurked -- to wait quietly in the shadows
  • darted -- to move suddenly and quickly in a particular direction
  • attentive -- to carefully watch or listen to another person
  • reluctant -- to not want to complete a task
  • inspecting -- to look at something very carefully
  • resounded -- filled with sound
  • responsible -- to be trusted to do the right thing or complete a job

4th Gr. Lessons 8 & 9

  • exist -- a real thing
  • infest -- large amounts of bugs living in a place
  • flexible -- something that can bend easily
  • preserve -- to keep something from being harmed or changed
  • slick -- presented in an attractive way
  • cease -- to stop
  • unique -- one of a kind or original
  • delicate -- easily broken
  • inspires -- to get excitement or encouragement from
  • impressed -- to admire or like
  • fierce -- angry, violent, and ready to attack
  • intervals -- something that is repeated over and over with the same amount of time in between
  • bond -- a feeling or interest that unites two or more people or groups
  • nimble -- to move quickly, lightly, and easily

6 Gr. Lessons 1 & 2 Vocab

  • ecstatic -- extremely happy
  • inquire -- to ask for information
  • emerged -- to come out from behind, under, or inside of a place
  • crestfallen -- very disappointed and sad
  • lamented -- to express deep regret that something happened
  • survey -- to look around and consider it carefully
  • meandering -- to move slowly (not in a straight line or direct path)
  • subtle -- not immediately noticeable
  • hysterical -- in a panic or very excited
  • perishable -- to expire or go bad if not stored properly (like foods)
  • mirth -- a felling of amusement that causes you to laugh out loud
  • tormented -- to be extremely troubled by something or someone
  • hovered -- staying in the same place in the air without moving
  • ricocheted -- to hit and bounce off of another object
  • incapacitated -- unable to work because of damage or injury
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