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This Week in Words: February 19 - 23, 2018

No time to scour the headlines or watch the news? No problem! We’ve rounded up the top words heard,...
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"Every Day" by David Levithan, Day 5994-Day 6000

Every day, A wakes up in a different body—but what happens when A falls in love? Author David...
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Baseball: A Lexicon

From spring training and opening day right up through the World Series, baseball (a.k.a. our...
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"Black Panther" Lingo

Marvel's Black Panther movie is the first blockbuster film to center on a black superhero. In honor...
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American Heritage Dictionaries normally feature about 70,000 entries. From that multitude, the...
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The top 1,000 vocabulary words have been carefully chosen to represent difficult but common words...
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Great Expectations Chapters 1-9

25 vocabulary words from Chapters 1-9 of Great Expectations.
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GRE High Frequency Words

Barron's GRE 17th Edition High Freq Words
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Some Helpful Poetry Terms

One of the stumbling blocks when trying to study poetry is that it seems like a different world....
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The New SAT: Language of the Test - List #1

How can you perform well on the new reading section of the SAT if you don’t fully understand the...
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ASVAB Word Knowledge

The Word Knowledge subtest of the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB) is a vocabulary...
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The New SAT: Words to Capture Tone - List #1

On the New SAT, all of the Reading Test questions are multiple choice and are based on reading...
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"Every Day" by David Levithan, Day 5994-Day 6000

Every day, A wakes up in a different body—but what happens when A falls in love? Author David...
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"All American Boys," Vocabulary from Friday - Saturday (List 1)

This novel by Jason Reynolds and Brendan Kiely tells the story of Rashad and Quinn, two teenagers...
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"The Weary Blues" by Langston Hughes

Langston Hughes was one of the leading poets of the Harlem Renaissance. The speaker of this poem...
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"The Maze Runner," Vocabulary from Chapters 1-13

"WICKED is good." This is just one of the strange realities that Thomas faces when he is...
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"March: Book One" by John Lewis, pages 1-75

Written with Andrew Aydin and illustrated by Nate Powell, Congressman John Lewis's award-winning...
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"World Without Fish" by Mark Kurlansky, Introduction and Chapter 1

In this book, Mark Kurlansky explores threats to the world's oceans and fish populations and...
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The Launch of Sputnik 1

On October 4, 1957, Russia launched the world's first artificial satellite, Sputnik 1, into orbit....
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Charles Darwin: Essential Words from "The Origin of Species by Natural Selection"

Charles Darwin expounded his theories on evolution in "The Origin of Species by Natural Selection."...
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Let There Be Light: Lum and Luc

Here's a bright idea: learn these words that contain the roots lum and luc, which come from the...
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Lead the Way: Duc and Duct

Learn these words derived from the Latin roots duc and duct, meaning "to lead" or "to guide."
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You Can Say That Again: Dic and Dict

Practice this list of English words derived from the Latin roots dic and dict, which mean "say" or...
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Stay Strong: Forc and Fort

Test your strength against this list of vocabulary words that use the Latin roots forc and fort,...
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13th Amendment: The Abolition of Slavery (1865)

The Thirteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution abolished slavery and involuntary...
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"Letter from Birmingham Jail" by Martin Luther King, Jr. (1963)

Imprisoned in April, 1963 for protesting segregation, Martin Luther King, Jr. wrote this letter to...
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The Bill of Rights

Learn these 50 words to better understand the first ten amendments of the U.S. Constitution.
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Preamble to the U.S. Constitution

This introduction to the foundational document of our democracy lays out what we believe in as a...
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Trump's State of The Union Address, 2018

President Trump delivered his first State of the Union Address on January 30, 2018. President Trump...
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Figurative Language in King's "I Have a Dream" Speech (1963)

Learn the vocabulary that Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. used to inspire a generation to break free...
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Franklin D. Roosevelt, "A Date That Will Live In Infamy" (1941)

On December 7, 1941 Japan launched a surprise attack on the United States naval base located at...
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Abraham Lincoln's "Gettysburg Address" (1863)

At just 272 words long, Abraham Lincoln's "Gettysburg Address" is widely considered to be one of the...
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Baseball: A Lexicon

From spring training and opening day right up through the World Series, baseball (a.k.a. our...
20 Words

"Black Panther" Lingo

Marvel's Black Panther movie is the first blockbuster film to center on a black superhero. In honor...
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Olympics Vocabulary for Champions

Train for some Olympics-viewing with this list, then whip new words out at the water cooler as you...
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Opposites Attract

Unless you're opposed to the idea, we suggest that you don't not learn these words. They come in...
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This Week in Words: February 19 - 23, 2018

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This Week in Words: February 12 - 16, 2018

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This Week in Words: January 27 - February 2, 2018

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