School:Tech High School
Location:St. Cloud MN

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.

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Unit 2 (ver 2)

  • prevalent -- widespread in a particular area at a particular time
  • asunder -- apart, divided, into pieces
  • fetter -- to restrict or restrain (someone) in an unfair or undesirable fashion
  • filch -- to steal something in a casual way
  • filibuster -- an action such as a prolonged speech that obstructs progress in a legislative assembly
  • prevaricate -- to speak or act in an evasive way
  • breach -- to break or fail to observe
  • infuriate -- to make (someone) extremely angry

Unit 2 (ver1)

  • belittle -- to make (someone or something) seem unimportant
  • infinite -- limitless or endless
  • docile -- submissive
  • circumvent -- to find a way around (an obstacle)
  • sustenance -- food and drink regarded as a source of strength; nourishment
  • heist -- a robbery
  • buffoon -- a ridiculous but amusing person
  • animosity -- strong hostility
  • surly -- bad-tempered and unfriendly
  • conglomerate -- a number of different things or objects that are put together to form a whole but remain distinct entities
  • clairvoyant -- able to perceive events in the future
  • disseminate -- to spread or disperse something

Unit 3 Part 1

  • caustic -- capable of burning, corroding
  • eccentric -- unconventional, slightly strange
  • complacent -- showing smug or uncritical satisfaction with oneself
  • amiable -- friendly, well liked
  • permeable -- (of a material or membrane) allowing liquids or gases to pass through
  • atrophy -- to gradually decline in effectiveness
  • cosmopolitan -- familiar with and at ease in many different countries and cultures
  • peripheral -- relating to the edge of something
  • infer -- to deduce or conclude based on facts
  • advocate -- a person who pleads on someone else's behalf

Unit 3 Part 2

  • disposition -- a person's inherent qualities of mind and character
  • resignation -- the acceptance of something undesirable but inevitable
  • concur -- to be of the same opinion; agree
  • profound -- (of a state, quality, or emotion) very great or intense
  • scruples -- a feeling of doubt or hesitation with regard to the morality or propriety of a course of action
  • scrutinize -- to examine or inspect closely and thoroughly
  • discord -- disagreement between people
  • vulnerable -- susceptible to physical or emotional attack or harm
  • eclectic -- deriving ideas, style, or taste from a broad and diverse range of sources
  • stoic -- a person who can endure pain or hardship without showing their feelings or complaining

Unit 4 Part 1

  • influx -- an arrival or entry of large numbers of people or things
  • avarice -- extreme greed for wealth or material gain
  • flippant -- not showing a serious or respectful attitude
  • cleave -- to make a way through (something) forcefully, as if by splitting it apart
  • dogmatic -- asserting opinions in an arrogant manner; opinionated
  • discern -- to perceive or recognize (something)
  • culminate -- to reach a climax or point of highest development
  • berate -- to scold or criticize (someone) angrily
  • juxtapose -- to place close together or side by side, especially for comparison or contrast
  • awry -- away from the appropriate, planned, or expected course; amiss

Unit 4 Part 2

  • pervade -- (of an influence, feeling, or quality) to be present and apparent throughout
  • accolade -- an award or privilege granted as a special honor or as an acknowledgment of merit
  • adversity -- difficulties; misfortune
  • bamboozle -- to fool or cheat (someone)
  • celestial -- positioned in or relating to the sky, or outer space as observed in astronomy
  • balm -- a fragrant ointment or preparation used to heal or sooth the skin
  • altercation -- a noisy argument or disagreement, esp. in public
  • chide -- to scold or rebuke
  • pragmatic -- dealing with things sensibly and realistically
  • heinous -- (of a person or wrongful act, esp. a crime) utterly odious or wicked

Unit 5 part 1

  • squemish -- easily nauseated or disgusted
  • misnomer -- a wrong or inaccurate name or designation
  • precarious -- not securely held or in position
  • squander -- to spend or use (money, time, etc.) wastefully
  • phantasmagoria -- a fantastic sequence of colors and images
  • precept -- a general rule intended to regulate behavior or thought
  • construe -- to interpret (a word or action) in a particular way
  • banish -- to send (someone) away from a place or country as a punishment
  • precedence -- considered more important than someone or something
  • constituency -- a body of voters

Unit 5 part 2

  • confiscate -- to take or seize (someone's property) with authority
  • ideology -- the ideas and manner of thinking characteristic of a group, social class, or individual
  • preposterous -- absurd; senseless; utterly foolish
  • civil -- courteous and polite
  • hypothetical -- supposed but not necessarily real or true
  • penance -- voluntary self-punishment inflicted to show others repentance for having done wrong
  • misconstrue -- to misunderstand the meaning of
  • covert -- concealed; secret; disguised
  • instigate -- to urge, provoke, or incite to some action or course
  • connote -- to imply as a consequence or condition

vocab unit 8

  • admonishment -- a warning or a reprimand
  • aghast -- filled with horror or shock
  • harbinger -- a person or thing that announces or signals the start of something
  • petulant -- childishly bad-tempered
  • promenade -- a paved public walk
  • ghastly -- causing great horror or fear
  • brusque -- abrupt or offhand in speech or manner
  • contingent -- subject to chance
  • grimace -- to make an ugly, twisted expression
  • degenerate -- having lost the physical, mental, or moral qualities considered normal and desirable; showing evidence of decline

Vocabulary Unit 7

  • defenestration -- the act of throwing something or someone out of a window
  • stoic -- a person who can endure pain or hardship without showing their feelings or complaining
  • conniption -- a fit of rage or hysterics
  • cartouche -- an ancient Egyptian nameplate in the shape of an oval or oblong
  • impish -- inclined to do slightly naughty things for fun
  • scruffy -- shabby and untidy
  • trifle -- a thing of little value or importance
  • vehement -- showing strong feeling; forceful, passionate
  • mandolin -- a musical instrument resembling a lute
  • doppelganger -- an apparition or double of a living person
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