NGSL by Frequency 2601-2801

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  1. grandmother
    the mother of your father or mother
  2. jury
    a body of citizens sworn to give a verdict in a court of law
  3. cooperation
    the practice of working together on a common enterprise
  4. civilian
    a nonmilitary citizen
  5. composition
    the way in which someone or something is put together
  6. coin
    a flat metal piece (usually a disc) used as money
  7. regardless
    in spite of everything
  8. scan
    examine minutely or intensely
  9. bunch
    a grouping of a number of similar things
  10. racial
    of or related to groups of people sharing distinctive traits
  11. greet
    express greetings upon meeting someone
  12. hopeful
    having or manifesting optimism
  13. sanction
    official permission or approval
  14. trick
    a cunning or deceitful action or device
  15. paragraph
    one of several distinct subdivisions of a text
  16. maker
    a person who makes things
  17. chocolate
    a food made from roasted ground cacao beans
  18. stimulate
    cause to act in a specified manner
  19. belt
    a band to tie or buckle around the body
  20. potato
    an edible tuber native to South America
  21. narrative
    an account that tells the particulars of an act or event
  22. tissue
    part of an organism consisting of an aggregate of cells
  23. barely
    in a sparse or scanty way
  24. invent
    come up with after a mental effort
  25. tourism
    the business of providing services to travelers for pleasure
  26. pro
    an argument in favor of a proposal
  27. stair
    support consisting of a place to rest the foot while ascending or descending a stairway
  28. hesitate
    pause or hold back in uncertainty or unwillingness
  29. shine
    emit light; be bright, as of the sun or a light
  30. motivation
    psychological feature arousing action toward a desired goal
  31. romantic
    expressive of or exciting love
  32. firmly
    with force
  33. interior
    inside and toward a center
  34. stomach
    enlarged and muscular saclike organ of the alimentary canal
  35. nowhere
    not anywhere; in or at or to no place
  36. pray
    address a deity, a prophet, a saint or an object of worship
  37. championship
    a competition at which a winner is chosen
  38. servant
    a person working in the service of another
  39. immigrant
    a person who comes to a country in order to settle there
  40. excess
    the state of being more than full
  41. complexity
    the quality of being intricate and compounded
  42. liability
    the state of being legally obliged and responsible
  43. surprisingly
    in a manner causing wonder or amazement
  44. extract
    remove, usually with some force or effort
  45. implementation
    the act of providing a means for accomplishing something
  46. bias
    a partiality preventing objective consideration of an issue
  47. different
    unlike in nature, quality, form, or degree
  48. catalog
    a complete list of things; usually arranged systematically
  49. continuous
    moving in time or space without interruption
  50. golden
    made from or covered with gold
  51. stamp
    walk heavily
  52. guideline
    a rule that provides direction for appropriate behavior
  53. envelope
    a flat container for a letter or thin package
  54. knife
    edge tool used as a cutting instrument
  55. biological
    pertaining to life and living things
  56. consume
    take in as food
  57. luxury
    something that is an indulgence rather than a necessity
  58. weekly
    a periodical that is published every week
  59. wherever
    where in the world
  60. bite
    to grip, cut off, or tear with or as if with the teeth or jaws
  61. printer
    someone whose occupation is printing
  62. firstly
    before anything else
  63. anxious
    causing or fraught with or showing nervousness
  64. adventure
    a wild and exciting undertaking
  65. fence
    a barrier that serves to enclose an area
  66. exhaust
    wear out completely
  67. attraction
    the quality of arousing interest
  68. ocean
    a large body of water that is part of the hydrosphere
  69. quietly
    with low volume
  70. castle
    a large building formerly occupied by a ruler and fortified against attack
  71. veteran
    a person who has served in the armed forces
  72. reflection
    the phenomenon of a propagating wave being thrown back
  73. nerve
    a bundle of fibers running to organs and tissues of the body
  74. determination
    the act of finding out the properties of something
  75. altogether
    to a complete degree or to the full or entire extent
  76. fiction
    a literary work based on the imagination
  77. carpet
    floor covering consisting of a piece of thick heavy fabric
  78. cluster
    a grouping of a number of similar things
  79. confusion
    a mistake that results from taking one thing to be another
  80. hurry
    move very fast
  81. logic
    the branch of philosophy that analyzes inference
  82. controversial
    marked by or capable of arousing disagreement
  83. raw
    not treated with heat to prepare it for eating
  84. grammar
    the branch of linguistics that deals with sentence structure
  85. revise
    make changes to
  86. hint
    an indirect suggestion
  87. hook
    a mechanical device that is curved or bent to suspend or hold or pull something
  88. bell
    a hollow metal device that makes a ringing sound when struck
  89. liquid
    fluid matter having no fixed shape but a fixed volume
  90. panic
    an overwhelming feeling of fear and anxiety
  91. uncle
    the brother of your father or mother
  92. rice
    annual or perennial rhizomatous marsh grasses
  93. slope
    be at an angle
  94. happiness
    state of well-being characterized by contentment and joy
  95. genuine
    not fake or counterfeit
  96. vessel
    an object used as a container, especially for liquids
  97. verb
    a word denoting an action, occurrence, or state of existence
  98. reckon
    expect, believe, or suppose
  99. silly
    ludicrous, foolish
  100. transportation
    the act of moving something from one location to another
  101. harbor
    a sheltered port where ships can take on or discharge cargo
  102. comedy
    a humorous incident or series of incidents
  103. chase
    go after with the intent to catch
  104. storage
    the act of keeping something for future use
  105. universe
    everything that exists anywhere
  106. horrible
    provoking horror
  107. sheep
    woolly usually horned ruminant mammal related to the goat
  108. lover
    a person who loves someone or is loved by someone
  109. rat
    any of various long-tailed rodents similar to but larger than a mouse
  110. portrait
    any likeness of a person, in any medium
  111. innocent
    free from sin
  112. substitute
    a person or thing that can take the place of another
  113. supplement
    an additional component that improves capability
  114. adjustment
    the act of making something different
  115. reasonable
    showing sound judgment
  116. filter
    device that removes something from what passes through it
  117. flexible
    able to bend easily
  118. abstract
    existing only in the mind
  119. tent
    a portable shelter
  120. precise
    sharply exact or accurate or delimited
  121. distant
    separated in space or coming from far away
  122. stranger
    an individual that one is not acquainted with
  123. shade
    relative darkness caused by light rays being intercepted by an opaque body
  124. grain
    a cereal grass
  125. situate
    determine or indicate the place or limits of
  126. summarize
    present the main points in a concise form
  127. leap
    move forward by bounds
  128. snap
    separate or cause to separate abruptly
  129. probability
    a measure of how likely it is that some event will occur
  130. leather
    animal skin made smooth and flexible by tanning
  131. uncertainty
    the state of being unsure of something
  132. swear
    to declare or affirm solemnly and formally as true
  133. refugee
    an exile who flees for safety
  134. shore
    the land along the edge of a body of water
  135. monthly
    of or occurring or payable every month
  136. comprise
    be made of
  137. stir
    move an implement through
  138. excitement
    the state of being emotionally worked up
  139. sigh
    breathe out deeply and heavily
  140. pregnancy
    the state of being pregnant
  141. experimental
    of the nature of or undergoing a trial
  142. institutional
    relating to an organization founded for a specific purpose
  143. slice
    a thin flat piece cut off of some object
  144. wander
    move or cause to move in a sinuous or circular course
  145. empire
    the domain ruled by a single authoritative sovereign
  146. subsequently
    happening at a time later than another time
  147. gentle
    soft and mild; not harsh or stern or severe
  148. attendance
    the act of being present at a meeting or event
  149. ownership
    the state of being in possession of something
  150. qualification
    the act of modifying or changing the strength of some idea
  151. suspend
    bar temporarily
  152. functional
    designed for or capable of a particular use
  153. voluntary
    of your own free will or design
  154. pale
    very light in color or highly diluted with white
  155. stain
    make dirty or spotty, as by exposure to air
  156. athlete
    a person trained to compete in sports
  157. organic
    having properties characteristic of living beings
  158. tongue
    a mobile mass of muscular tissue located in the oral cavity
  159. serve
    devote one's life or efforts to, as of countries or ideas
  160. structural
    relating to the composition of something
  161. fool
    a person who lacks good judgment
  162. alongside
    side by side
  163. unite
    join or combine
  164. compute
    make a mathematical calculation
  165. wipe
    rub with a circular motion
  166. weird
    strikingly odd or unusual
  167. gaze
    a long fixed look
  168. fade
    become less clearly visible or distinguishable
  169. cough
    a sudden noisy expulsion of air from the lungs that clears the air passages; a common symptom of upper respiratory infection or bronchitis or pneumonia or tuberculosis
  170. hypothesis
    a tentative insight that is not yet verified or tested
  171. royal
    of or relating to a king, queen, or other monarch
  172. theoretical
    concerned with hypotheses and not practical considerations
  173. curtain
    hanging cloth used as a blind (especially for a window)
  174. mayor
    the head of a city government
  175. darkness
    absence of light or illumination
  176. aunt
    the sister of your father or mother; the wife of your uncle
  177. tournament
    a competition in which contestants play a series of games
  178. registration
    the act of enrolling
  179. fragment
    a piece broken off or cut off of something else
  180. listener
    someone who listens attentively
  181. tender
    easy to cut or chew
  182. density
    the amount per unit size
  183. ugly
    displeasing to the sense of sight
  184. module
    an inherent cognitive or perceptual power of the mind
  185. faithful
    loyal and reliable
  186. autumn
    the season when the leaves fall from the trees
  187. cheek
    either side of the face below the eyes
  188. attachment
    the act of affixing something
  189. holder
    a holding device
  190. grin
    to draw back the lips and reveal the teeth, in a smile, grimace, or snarl
  191. noun
    a content word referring to a person, place, thing or action
  192. fortunate
    having unexpected good luck
  193. alright
    in a satisfactory or adequate manner
  194. lazy
    disinclined to work or exertion
  195. hello
    an expression of greeting
  196. hunger
    a physiological need for food
  197. insure
    protect by a contract of reimbursement in case of loss
  198. ashamed
    feeling guilt or embarrassment or remorse
  199. found
    food and lodging provided in addition to money
  200. thirst
    a physiological need to drink
Created on June 27, 2017 (updated June 27, 2017)

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