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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.


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!

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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

Unit 6 Vocabulary

  • Finesse -- delicated skill; tact and cleverness; to accomplish something by cleverness, good judgment, or skillful evasion
  • Genial -- cordial, pleasantly cheerful or warm
  • Premonition -- forewarning or foreboding of a future
  • Anguish -- great mental suffering, distress, or pain; to be deeply tormented by pain or sorrow
  • Defect -- an imperfection, flaw, or blemish of some kind; to desert a cause or organization
  • Forthright -- frank, direct, straightforward
  • Ostracize -- to exclude from a group, banish, send away
  • Purge -- to wash away impurities, clean up; the process of getting rid of something or someone decisively
  • Aloof -- withdrawn, standing apart from others (usually as a matter of choice)
  • Bask -- to be in, or expose oneself to, pleasant warmth; to take pleasure in or derive enjoyment from
  • Flaunt -- to wave or flutter showily; to display in a conceited, offensive way
  • Instill -- to add gradually; to introduce or cause to be taken in
  • Pseudonym -- a pen name, name assumed by a writer
  • Abashed -- embarrassed, ashamed, or nonplussed
  • Articulate -- to pronounce distinctly; to express well in words; to fit together into a system; able to use language effectively; expressed clearly and forcefully

Unit 7 vocab

  • Turncoat -- a person who switches to an opposing side or party
  • Ravage -- to destroy, lay waste, ruin; ruinous damage, destruction
  • Jaunty -- lively, easy, and carefree in manner; smart or trim in appearance
  • Attribute -- a quality or characteristic belonging to or associated with someone or something; to assign to, credit with; to regard as caused by or resulting from
  • Doctrine -- a belief, principle, or teaching; a system of such beliefs or principles; a formulation of such beliefs or principles
  • Unassuming -- not putting on airs, unpretentious; modest
  • Stance -- a way of holding the body; an attitude or position on an issue
  • Juncture -- a joining together; the point at which two things are joined; any important point in time
  • Convey -- to transport; to transmit; to communicate, make known, to transfer ownership to
  • Wallow -- to roll about in a lazy, clumsy, or helpless way; to overindulge in; to have in abundance;a wet, muddy, or dusty area used by animals as a sort of bath; a state of moral or physical collapse
  • Tawdry -- showy and flashy but lacking in good taste
  • Menial -- lowly, humble, lacking importance or dignity; a person who does the humble and unpleasant tasks
  • Parry -- to ward off, fed off, deflect, evade, avoid; a defensive movement in fencing and other sports
  • Waver -- to move to and fro, become unsteady; to show lack of firmness or decision
  • Excise -- to remove by cutting; an indirect tax on the manufacture, sale, or distribution of a commodity or service
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