HC Year 7 Term 1 spelling words 80 words

Horsham College year 7 spelling words
  1. accept
    receive willingly something given or offered
  2. ache
    a dull persistent (usually moderately intense) pain
  3. actual
    existing in act or fact
  4. affair
    a vaguely specified social event
  5. ancient
    belonging to times long past especially of the historical period before the fall of the Western Roman Empire
  6. angle
    the space between two lines or planes that intersect; the inclination of one line to another; measured in degrees or radians
  7. announce
    make known; make an announcement
  8. annual
    occurring or payable every year
  9. approach
    move towards
  10. arrest
    take into custody
  11. authorities
    the organization that is the governing authority of a political unit
  12. bandage
    a piece of soft material that covers and protects an injured part of the body
  13. bargain
    an agreement between parties (usually arrived at after discussion) fixing obligations of each
  14. basin
    a bowl-shaped vessel; usually used for holding food or liquids
  15. bicycle
    a wheeled vehicle that has two wheels and is moved by foot pedals
  16. blossom
    reproductive organ of angiosperm plants especially one having showy or colorful parts
  17. bough
    any of the larger branches of a tree
  18. broken
    physically and forcibly separated into pieces or cracked or split
  19. camera
    equipment for taking photographs (usually consisting of a lightproof box with a lens at one end and light-sensitive film at the other)
  20. canvas
    a heavy, closely woven fabric (used for clothing or chairs or sails or tents)
  21. cargo
    goods carried by a large vehicle
  22. ceremony
    a formal event performed on a special occasion
  23. cheerful
    being full of or promoting cheer; having or showing good spirits
  24. chocolate
    a food made from roasted ground cacao beans
  25. choose
    pick out, select, or choose from a number of alternatives
  26. colony
    a group of organisms of the same type living or growing together
  27. command
    an authoritative direction or instruction to do something
  28. commemorate
    call to remembrance; keep alive the memory of someone or something, as in a ceremony
  29. common
    having no special distinction or quality; widely known or commonly encountered; average or ordinary or usual
  30. control
    power to direct or determine
  31. convict
    a person who has been convicted of a criminal offense
  32. courage
    a quality of spirit that enables you to face danger or pain without showing fear
  33. cruelty
    the quality of being cruel and causing tension or annoyance
  34. debt
    the state of owing something (especially money)
  35. depth
    the extent downward or backward or inward
  36. design
    the act of working out the form of something (as by making a sketch or outline or plan)
  37. diary
    a daily written record of (usually personal) experiences and observations
  38. discontent
    a longing for something better than the present situation
  39. district
    a region marked off for administrative or other purposes
  40. echo
    the repetition of a sound resulting from reflection of the sound waves
  41. eerie
    suggestive of the supernatural; mysterious
  42. effort
    use of physical or mental energy; hard work
  43. entrance
    something that provides access (to get in or get out)
  44. escape
    run away from confinement
  45. estate
    extensive landed property (especially in the country) retained by the owner for his own use
  46. every
    (used of count nouns) each and all of the members of a group considered singly and without exception
  47. expedition
    an organized group of people undertaking a journey for a particular purpose
  48. eastern
    lying toward or situated in the east
  49. fauna
    all the animal life in a particular region or period
  50. fleet
    a group of steamships operating together under the same ownership
    also: aircraft, motor cars
  51. flora
    all the plant life in a particular region or period
  52. forecast
    a prediction about how something (as the weather) will develop
  53. forest
    the trees and other plants in a large densely wooded area
  54. garrison
    a fortified military post where troops are stationed
  55. ghost
    the visible disembodied soul of a dead person
  56. goal
    the state of affairs that a plan is intended to achieve and that (when achieved) terminates behavior intended to achieve it
  57. growth
    (biology) the process of an individual organism growing organically; a purely biological unfolding of events involved in an organism changing gradually from a simple to a more complex level
  58. guide
    someone employed to conduct others
  59. happily
    in a joyous manner
  60. harsh
    disagreeable to the senses
  61. hinge
    a joint that holds two parts together so that one can swing relative to the other
  62. hostile
    characterized by enmity or ill will
  63. impatient
    restless or short-tempered under delay or opposition
  64. injure
    cause injuries or bodily harm to
  65. instructor
    a person whose occupation is teaching
  66. length
    the linear extent in space from one end to the other; the longest dimension of something that is fixed in place
  67. litre
    a metric unit of capacity, formerly defined as the volume of one kilogram of pure water under standard conditions; now equal to 1,000 cubic centimeters (or approximately 1.75 pints)
  68. luckily
    by good fortune
  69. manage
    be in charge of, act on, or dispose of
  70. medicinal
    having the properties of medicine
  71. message
    a communication (usually brief) that is written or spoken or signaled
  72. nervous
    of or relating to the nervous system
  73. perhaps
    by chance
  74. poverty
    the state of having little or no money and few or no material possessions
  75. praise
    an expression of approval and commendation
  76. rebel
    a person who takes part in an armed rebellion against the constituted authority (especially in the hope of improving conditions)
  77. scurvy
    a condition caused by deficiency of ascorbic acid (vitamin C)
  78. severity
    excessive sternness
  79. transportation
    the act of moving something from one location to another
  80. weatherproof
    able to withstand exposure to weather without damage