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100 Words Every Middle Schooler Should Know

adversary, aplomb, apprehensive, aptitude, attentive, banish, more...
100 words

100 SAT Words Beginning with "A"

abase, aberration, abhor, abject, abrasive, abstain, more...
100 words

"Middlesex," Vocabulary from Book One

liturgy, neglect, recessive, hubris, diaspora, nonchalance, more...
30 words

Mark Strand (1934-2014) Tribute List

seep, brevity, snarl, crux, ashen, inconsolable, more...
10 words

More English Words that Derive from Indigenous Languages of the Americas

ipecac, cashew, cayenne, pirana, cougar, Petunia, more...
15 words

English Words Derived from Hindi

cushy, dungaree, bandana, chit, punch, cummerbund, more...
15 words

"While the World Watched," Vocabulary from the Introduction-Chapter 5

inhumane, segregated, castrate, confrontation, ingrained, mandatory, more...
35 words

The Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty

preamble, nuclear, proliferation, implementation, systematic, ultimate, more...
21 words

Bush's Address on 9/11

evil, despicable, unyielding, foundation, implemented, priority, more...
15 words

Starting Your New Life: Inspiring Words from Commencement Speeches

indispensable, untouchable, audacity, improvisation, inevitable, determine, more...
20 words

Don't call it a comeback!

resurgence, rebound, rejuvenate, invigorate, restoration, rally, more...
15 words

Obstacle Course Vocabulary

impede, hinder, inhibit, hamper, thwart, foil, more...
15 words

"Class Matters," Vocabulary from Chapters 1-5

integrated, mobility, elusive, impoverished, adversity, gender, more...
40 words

Quotes about Jean-Claude "Baby Doc" Duvalier (1951-2014)

venal, affable, stolid, unanimous, redemption, embezzle, more...
10 words
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100 Words Every Middle Schooler Should Know

adversary, aplomb, apprehensive, aptitude, attentive, banish, more...
100 words

100 SAT Words Beginning with "A"

abase, aberration, abhor, abject, abrasive, abstain, more...
100 words
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LITERATURE

"Middlesex," Vocabulary from Book One

liturgy, neglect, recessive, hubris, diaspora, nonchalance, more...
30 words

Mark Strand (1934-2014) Tribute List

seep, brevity, snarl, crux, ashen, inconsolable, more...
10 words
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MORPHOLOGY & ROOTS

More English Words that Derive from Indigenous Languages of the Americas

ipecac, cashew, cayenne, pirana, cougar, Petunia, more...
15 words

English Words Derived from Hindi

cushy, dungaree, bandana, chit, punch, cummerbund, more...
15 words
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HISTORICAL DOCUMENTS

"While the World Watched," Vocabulary from the Introduction-Chapter 5

inhumane, segregated, castrate, confrontation, ingrained, mandatory, more...
35 words

The Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty

preamble, nuclear, proliferation, implementation, systematic, ultimate, more...
21 words
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SPEECHES

Bush's Address on 9/11

evil, despicable, unyielding, foundation, implemented, priority, more...
15 words

Starting Your New Life: Inspiring Words from Commencement Speeches

indispensable, untouchable, audacity, improvisation, inevitable, determine, more...
20 words
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JUST FOR FUN

Don't call it a comeback!

resurgence, rebound, rejuvenate, invigorate, restoration, rally, more...
15 words

Obstacle Course Vocabulary

impede, hinder, inhibit, hamper, thwart, foil, more...
15 words
All Just for Fun »
NEWS

"Class Matters," Vocabulary from Chapters 1-5

integrated, mobility, elusive, impoverished, adversity, gender, more...
40 words

Quotes about Jean-Claude "Baby Doc" Duvalier (1951-2014)

venal, affable, stolid, unanimous, redemption, embezzle, more...
10 words
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Don't call it a comeback!

resurgence, rebound, rejuvenate, invigorate, restoration, more...
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Obstacle Course Vocabulary

impede, hinder, inhibit, hamper, thwart, more...
15 words

100 Words Every Middle Schooler Should Know

adversary, aplomb, apprehensive, aptitude, attentive, more...
100 words

"Middlesex," Vocabulary from Book One

liturgy, neglect, recessive, hubris, diaspora, more...
30 words

"While the World Watched," Vocabulary from the Introduction-Chapter 5

inhumane, segregated, castrate, confrontation, ingrained, more...
35 words

It must have slipped my mind...

oblivious, remiss, heedless, bemused, feckless, more...
15 words

Non-Color Words to Use When Describing Color

olive, moss, fresh, apple, lime, more...
61 words

195 Words for Color

alabaster, apricot, aqua, aquamarine, ash gray, more...
195 words

The Vocabulary of College

campus, quad, matriculation, commencement, bachelor's degree, more...
33 words

Mark Strand (1934-2014) Tribute List

seep, brevity, snarl, crux, ashen, more...
10 words
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The Vocabulary.com Top 1000

consider, minute, accord, evident, practice, more...
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100 SAT Words Beginning with "A"

abase, aberration, abhor, abject, abrasive, more...
100 words

GRE High Frequency Words

abate, chicanery, disseminate, gainsay, latent, more...
334 words

100 Words Every High School Graduate Should Know

abjure, abrogate, abstemious, acumen, antebellum, more...
100 words

Power Prefix #1: anti-

antithesis, antipathy, antibiotic, anticlimax, antidote, more...
10 words

Jim Burke's Academic Vocabulary List

abbreviate, abstract, according, acronym, address, more...
358 words

The Top 60 Most Common Academic Words

analysis, approach, area, assessment, assume, more...
60 words

100 SAT Words Beginning with "B"

baffle, baleful, balk, ballad, ban, more...
100 words

Russell Brand Inspired

By RGEE1979 (Japan)
aberrant, abstruse, accede, accolade, acquiesce, more...
263 words

Language arts, Grades 9-12

By Vocabulary Lists (New York, NY)
acronym, allegory, alliteration, allusion, ambience, more...
96 words