4th grade Vocabulary

4th grade vocabulary
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  1. accurate
    characterized by perfect conformity to fact or truth
  2. address
    the place where a person or organization can be found
  3. afford
    have the financial means to do something or buy something
  4. alert
    warn or arouse to a sense of danger
  5. analyze
    break down into components or essential features
  6. ancestor
    someone from whom you are descended
  7. annual
    occurring every year
  8. apparent
    clearly revealed to the mind or the senses or judgment
  9. appropriate
    suitable for a particular person, place, or situation
  10. arena
    a large structure for open-air sports or entertainments
  11. arrest
    take into custody
  12. ascend
    travel up
  13. assist
    give help; be of service
  14. attempt
    make an effort
  15. attentive
    taking heed
  16. attractive
    pleasing to the eye or mind as through beauty or charm
  17. awkward
    lacking grace or skill in manner or movement or performance
  18. baggage
    cases used to carry belongings when traveling
  19. basic
    reduced to the simplest and most significant form possible
  20. benefit
    something that aids or promotes well-being
  21. blend
    mix together different elements
  22. blossom
    a flower or cluster of flowers on a plant
  23. burrow
    a hole made by an animal, usually for shelter
  24. calculate
    make a mathematical computation
  25. capable
    having ability
  26. captivity
    the state of being imprisoned
  27. carefree
    without trouble or worry
  28. century
    a period of 100 years
  29. chamber
    a natural or artificial enclosed space
  30. circular
    having a circular shape
  31. coax
    influence or urge by gentle urging, caressing, or flattering
  32. column
    a line of units following one after another
  33. communicate
    transfer to another
  34. competition
    the act of contending with others for rewards or resources
  35. complete
    having all necessary qualities
  36. concentrate
    make denser, stronger, or purer
  37. concern
    something that interests you because it is important
  38. conclude
    bring to a close
  39. confuse
    mistake one thing for another
  40. congratulate
    say something to someone that expresses praise
  41. considerable
    large in number, amount, extent, or degree
  42. content
    satisfied or showing satisfaction with things as they are
  43. contribute
    provide
  44. crafty
    marked by skill in deception
  45. create
    bring into existence
  46. demonstrate
    give an exhibition of to an interested audience
  47. descend
    move downward and lower, but not necessarily all the way
  48. desire
    the feeling that accompanies an unsatisfied state
  49. destructive
    causing damage
  50. develop
    progress or evolve through a process of natural growth
  51. disaster
    an event resulting in great loss and misfortune
  52. disclose
    expose to view as by removing a cover
  53. distract
    draw someone's attention away from something
  54. distress
    a state of adversity
  55. dusk
    the time of day immediately following sunset
  56. eager
    having or showing keen interest or intense desire
  57. ease
    freedom from difficulty or hardship or effort
  58. entertain
    provide amusement for
  59. entire
    constituting the full quantity or extent; complete
  60. entrance
    something that provides access to get in
  61. envy
    a desire to have something that is possessed by another
  62. essential
    basic and fundamental
  63. extraordinary
    highly unusual or exceptional or remarkable
  64. flexible
    able to bend easily
  65. focus
    the concentration of attention or energy on something
  66. fragile
    easily broken or damaged or destroyed
  67. frantic
    marked by uncontrolled excitement or emotion
  68. frequent
    coming at short intervals or habitually
  69. frontier
    a wilderness at the edge of a settled area of a country
  70. furious
    marked by extreme anger
  71. generosity
    the trait of being willing to give your money or time
  72. hail
    precipitation of ice pellets
  73. hardship
    something difficult to endure
  74. heroic
    having qualities appropriate for brave figures
  75. host
    a person who invites guests to a social event
  76. humble
    marked by meekness or modesty; not arrogant or prideful
  77. impact
    the striking of one body against another
  78. increase
    a process of becoming larger or longer or more numerous
  79. indicate
    designate a place, direction, person, or thing
  80. inspire
    serve as the inciting cause of
  81. instant
    a very short time
  82. invisible
    impossible or nearly impossible to see
  83. jagged
    having a sharply uneven surface or outline
  84. lack
    the state of needing something that is absent or unavailable
  85. limb
    one of the jointed appendages of an animal
  86. limp
    walk impeded by some physical injury
  87. manufacture
    put together out of artificial or natural components
  88. master
    a person who has authority over others
  89. mature
    having reached full natural growth or development
  90. meadow
    a field where grass or alfalfa are grown to be made into hay
  91. mistrust
    regard with suspicion
  92. mock
    treat with contempt
  93. modest
    marked by simplicity; having a humble opinion of yourself
  94. noble
    of or belonging to hereditary aristocracy
  95. orchard
    a small cultivated area where fruit trees are planted
  96. outstanding
    of major significance or importance
  97. peculiar
    beyond or deviating from the usual or expected
  98. peer
    look searchingly
  99. permit
    allow the presence of or allow without opposing
  100. plead
    appeal or request earnestly
  101. plentiful
    existing in great number or quantity
  102. pointless
    serving no useful purpose; having no excuse for being
  103. portion
    something determined in relation to a thing that includes it
  104. practice
    a customary way of operation or behavior
  105. precious
    of high worth or cost
  106. prefer
    like better; value more highly
  107. prepare
    make ready or suitable or equip in advance
  108. proceed
    move ahead; travel onward in time or space
  109. queasy
    causing or able to cause nausea
  110. recent
    of the immediate past or just previous to the present time
  111. recognize
    perceive to be the same
  112. reduce
    make smaller
  113. release
    grant freedom to; free from confinement
  114. represent
    be a delegate or spokesperson for
  115. request
    express the need or desire for; ask for
  116. resist
    withstand the force of something
  117. response
    the speech act of continuing a conversational exchange
  118. reveal
    make visible
  119. routine
    an unvarying or habitual method or procedure
  120. severe
    unsparing and uncompromising in discipline or judgment
  121. shabby
    showing signs of wear and tear
  122. shallow
    lacking physical depth
  123. sole
    the underside of the foot
  124. source
    the place where something begins
  125. sturdy
    having rugged physical strength
  126. surface
    the outer boundary of an artifact or a material layer
  127. survive
    continue in existence after
  128. terror
    an overwhelming feeling of fear and anxiety
  129. threat
    declaration of an intention to inflict harm on another
  130. tidy
    marked by order and cleanliness in appearance or habits
  131. tour
    a route all the way around a particular place or area
  132. tradition
    a specific practice of long standing
  133. tragic
    very sad, especially involving grief or death or destruction
  134. typical
    exhibiting the qualities that identify a group or kind
  135. vacant
    without an occupant or incumbent
  136. valiant
    having or showing heroism or courage
  137. variety
    a category of things distinguished by a common quality
  138. vast
    unusually great in size or amount or extent or scope
  139. venture
    an undertaking with an uncertain outcome
  140. weary
    physically and mentally fatigued
Created on August 24, 2016

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