NGSL by Frequency 1601-1800

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  1. youth
    a person who is not yet old
  2. lock
    a fastener fitted to a door or drawer to keep it firmly closed
  3. fuel
    a substance that can be consumed to produce energy
  4. expectation
    belief about the future
  5. employment
    the state of having a job
  6. celebrate
    have a festivity
  7. sexual
    of or relating to or characterized by sexuality
  8. shoulder
    a ball-and-socket joint between the head of the humerus and a cavity of the scapula
  9. breath
    the process of taking in and expelling air during breathing
  10. increasingly
    advancing in amount or intensity
  11. import
    bring in from abroad
  12. bottle
    a vessel used for storing drinks or other liquids
  13. sheet
    any broad thin expanse or surface
  14. engine
    motor that converts energy into work or motion
  15. cast
    put or send forth
  16. notion
    a general inclusive concept
  17. conservative
    resistant to change
  18. journey
    the act of traveling from one place to another
  19. opposition
    being against something that you disapprove or disagree with
  20. relief
    the act of reducing something unpleasant
  21. debt
    the state of owing something, especially money
  22. honor
    a tangible symbol signifying approval or distinction
  23. outcome
    something that results
  24. blame
    an accusation that one is responsible for some misdeed
  25. explanation
    making something plain or intelligible
  26. arise
    move upward
  27. musical
    characterized by or capable of producing music
  28. recover
    regain or make up for
  29. dad
    an informal term for a father
  30. stretch
    extend one's limbs or muscles, or the entire body
  31. declare
    state emphatically and authoritatively
  32. retire
    withdraw from active participation
  33. tiny
    very small
  34. careful
    exercising caution or showing attention
  35. suitable
    meant or adapted for an occasion or use
  36. native
    belonging to one by birth
  37. fruit
    the ripened reproductive body of a seed plant
  38. analyze
    break down into components or essential features
  39. witness
    someone who sees an event and reports what happened
  40. mail
    the bags of letters and packages that are transported by the postal service
  41. terrible
    exceptionally bad or displeasing
  42. researcher
    a scientist devoted to systematic investigation
  43. ordinary
    lacking special distinction, rank, or status
  44. selection
    the act of choosing
  45. anywhere
    at or in or to any place
  46. mental
    involving the mind or an intellectual process
  47. participant
    someone who is involved in an activity
  48. vision
    the ability to see
  49. personality
    the complex of attributes that characterize an individual
  50. specifically
    in distinction from others
  51. fat
    a soft greasy substance occurring in organic tissue
  52. entry
    the act of going in
  53. fellow
    a boy or man
  54. chemical
    produced by reactions involving atomic or molecular changes
  55. capture
    seize as if by hunting, snaring, or trapping
  56. tip
    the extreme end of something, especially something pointed
  57. discount
    an amount or percentage deducted
  58. peak
    a V shape
  59. chairman
    the officer who leads the meetings of an organization
  60. proportion
    relation with respect to comparative quantity or magnitude
  61. ear
    the sense organ for hearing and equilibrium
  62. disappear
    become invisible or unnoticeable
  63. shout
    utter in a loud voice; talk in a loud voice
  64. yard
    enclosed land around a house or other building
  65. constant
    uninterrupted in time and indefinitely long continuing
  66. significant
    rich in implication
  67. hill
    a local and well-defined elevation of the land
  68. considerable
    large in number, amount, extent, or degree
  69. instruction
    activities that impart knowledge or skill
  70. intelligence
    the ability to comprehend
  71. ideal
    a principle or value that one hopes to attain or conform to
  72. folk
    people in general (often used in the plural)
  73. surely
    definitely or positively
  74. guard
    watch over or shield from danger or harm
  75. cat
    feline mammal usually having thick soft fur
  76. somewhat
    to a small degree or extent
  77. kiss
    touch with the lips or press the lips (against someone's mouth or other body part) as an expression of love, greeting, etc.
  78. presentation
    the activity of formally giving something, as a prize
  79. joint
    junction by which parts or objects are linked together
  80. compete
    engage in a contest or measure oneself against others
  81. poll
    the counting of votes (as in an election)
  82. weak
    wanting in physical strength
  83. faith
    complete confidence in a person or plan, etc.
  84. reduction
    the act of decreasing something
  85. reserve
    hold back or set aside, especially for future use
  86. complaint
    an expression of grievance or resentment
  87. bore
    make a hole, especially with a pointed power or hand tool
  88. mission
    an operation that is assigned by a higher headquarters
  89. somehow
    in some unspecified way or manner
  90. tone
    the distinctive property of a complex sound
  91. neighborhood
    an area within a city or town that has distinctive features
  92. passenger
    a traveler riding in a vehicle but not operating it
  93. justice
    the quality of being just or fair
  94. phase
    any distinct time period in a sequence of events
  95. thin
    of relatively small extent from one surface to the opposite
  96. rush
    act or move at high speed
  97. formal
    in accord with established conventions and requirements
  98. religion
    a strong belief in supernatural powers that control destiny
  99. employer
    a person or firm that hires workers
  100. reject
    refuse to accept or acknowledge
  101. latter
    the second of two or the second mentioned of two
  102. plate
    dish on which food is served or from which food is eaten
  103. ban
    prohibit especially by law or social pressure
  104. steal
    take without the owner's consent
  105. protest
    a formal and solemn declaration of objection
  106. index
    alphabetical listing of names and topics with page numbers
  107. sad
    experiencing or showing sorrow or unhappiness
  108. frequently
    many times at short intervals
  109. circle
    ellipse in which the two axes are of equal length
  110. helpful
    providing assistance or serving a useful function
  111. command
    an authoritative direction or instruction to do something
  112. attractive
    pleasing to the eye or mind as through beauty or charm
  113. sick
    affected by impairment of normal physical or mental function
  114. impression
    a vague idea in which some confidence is placed
  115. able
    having the necessary means or skill to do something
  116. joke
    a humorous anecdote or remark intended to provoke laughter
  117. sky
    the atmosphere and outer space as viewed from the earth
  118. column
    a line of units following one after another
  119. electronic
    concerned with principles governing behavior of electrons
  120. impose
    charge and collect payment
  121. criminal
    someone who has committed a punishable act
  122. besides
    in addition
  123. proper
    marked by suitability or rightness or appropriateness
  124. ancient
    belonging to times long past
  125. coast
    the shore of a sea or ocean
  126. ill
    affected by an impairment of normal physical or mental function
  127. kick
    drive or propel with the foot
  128. closely
    in a close relation or position in time or space
  129. multiple
    having or involving more than one part or entity
  130. yield
    give or supply
  131. legislation
    the act of making or enacting laws
  132. county
    the largest administrative district within a state
  133. unlike
    marked by dissimilarity
  134. mobile
    moving or capable of moving readily
  135. assistant
    a person who contributes to the furtherance of an effort
  136. implement
    a piece of equipment or a tool used for a specific purpose
  137. chart
    a visual display of information
  138. attach
    be in contact with
  139. hell
    any place of pain and turmoil
  140. everywhere
    to or in any or all places
  141. advise
    give advice to
  142. household
    a social unit living together in a residence
  143. acknowledge
    declare to be true or admit the existence or reality of
  144. reward
    compensation for worthy acts or retribution for wrongdoing
  145. east
    the cardinal compass point that is at 90 degrees
  146. hat
    headdress that protects the head from bad weather
  147. academic
    associated with an educational institution
  148. vote
    a choice made by counting people in favor of alternatives
  149. meanwhile
    at the same time but in another place
  150. furthermore
    in addition
  151. accuse
    blame for; make a claim of wrongdoing or misbehavior against
  152. scientific
    conforming with the principles or methods used in science
  153. wage
    something that remunerates
  154. absence
    the state of being not present
  155. construct
    make by combining materials and parts
  156. remark
    make or write a comment on
  157. medicine
    the profession devoted to alleviating diseases and injuries
  158. professor
    a member of the faculty at a college or university
  159. rare
    especially good, remarkable, or superlative
  160. intention
    an anticipated outcome that guides your planned actions
  161. dozen
    the cardinal number that is the sum of eleven and one
  162. settlement
    the act of colonizing; the establishment of colonies
  163. gap
    an open or empty space in or between things
  164. widely
    to a great degree
  165. minimum
    the smallest possible quantity
  166. northern
    situated in or oriented toward the north
  167. estate
    extensive landed property retained by the owner
  168. equal
    having the same quantity, value, or measure as another
  169. expose
    show; make visible or apparent
  170. alive
    possessing life
  171. shut
    move so that an opening or passage is obstructed; make shut
  172. victory
    a successful ending of a struggle or contest
  173. resolve
    find a solution or answer
  174. critic
    a person engaged in the analysis and interpretation of art
  175. variable
    something that is likely to change
  176. enormous
    extraordinarily large in size or extent or degree
  177. sweet
    having or denoting the characteristic taste of sugar
  178. permanent
    continuing or enduring without marked change in status
  179. emotion
    any strong feeling
  180. pursue
    follow in an effort to capture
  181. tall
    great in vertical dimension; high in stature
  182. urge
    force or impel in an indicated direction
  183. enemy
    a personal foe
  184. appoint
    assign a duty, responsibility, or obligation to
  185. milk
    a white nutritious liquid secreted by mammals and used as food by human beings
  186. talent
    natural abilities or qualities
  187. smell
    the faculty that enables us to distinguish scents
  188. prior
    earlier in time
  189. priority
    status established in order of importance or urgency
  190. online
    connected to a computer network or accessible by computer
  191. phrase
    an expression consisting of one or more words
  192. pilot
    someone who is licensed to operate an aircraft in flight
  193. stable
    resistant to change of position or condition
  194. merely
    and nothing more
  195. resolution
    a decision to do something or to behave in a certain manner
  196. communicate
    transfer to another
  197. injury
    physical damage to the body caused by violence or accident
  198. vast
    unusually great in size or amount or extent or scope
Created on June 27, 2017 (updated June 27, 2017)

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