2nd Grade Vocabulary

Flocabulary 2nd Grade Vocabulary List

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  1. understand
    know and comprehend the nature or meaning of
  2. gather
    assemble or get together
  3. impatient
    restless or short-tempered under delay or opposition
  4. impossible
    not capable of happening or being done or dealt with
  5. believe
    accept as true; take to be true
  6. problem
    a question raised for consideration or solution
  7. accident
    an unfortunate mishap
  8. agree
    consent or assent to a condition
  9. arrive
    reach a destination
  10. astronomy
    the branch of physics that studies celestial bodies
  11. atlas
    a collection of maps in book form
  12. attention
    the act of concentrating on something
  13. award
    give, especially as an honor
  14. aware
    having or showing knowledge or understanding or realization
  15. balance
    harmonious arrangement or relation of parts within a whole
  16. banner
    long strip of cloth or paper for decoration or advertising
  17. bare
    lacking its natural or customary covering
  18. base
    lowest support of a structure
  19. beach
    an area of sand sloping down to the water of a sea or lake
  20. besides
    in addition
  21. blast
    a sudden very loud noise
  22. board
    a stout length of sawn timber
  23. bounce
    spring back; spring away from an impact
  24. brain
    the organ that is the center of the nervous system
  25. branch
    a division of a stem arising from the main stem of a plant
  26. brave
    possessing or displaying courage
  27. bright
    emitting or reflecting light readily or in large amounts
  28. cage
    an enclosure in which animals can be kept
  29. calf
    young of domestic cattle
  30. calm
    not agitated; without losing self-possession
  31. career
    the particular occupation for which you are trained
  32. center
    an area that is in the middle of some larger region
  33. cheer
    a cry or shout of approval
  34. chew
    chew (food); to bite and grind with the teeth
  35. claw
    sharp curved horny process on the toe of some animals
  36. clear
    readily apparent to the mind
  37. cliff
    a steep high face of rock
  38. club
    a formal association of people with similar interests
  39. collect
  40. connect
    fasten or put together two or more pieces
  41. core
    the center of an object
  42. corner
    the point where three areas or surfaces meet or intersect
  43. couple
    two items of the same kind
  44. crowd
    a large number of things or people considered together
  45. curious
    eager to investigate and learn or learn more
  46. damp
    slightly wet
  47. dangerous
    involving or causing risk; liable to hurt or harm
  48. dash
    run or move very quickly
  49. dawn
    the first light of day
  50. deep
    having great spatial extension downward or inward
  51. demolish
    destroy completely
  52. design
    the act of working out the form of something
  53. discard
    anything that is cast aside
  54. dive
    a headlong plunge into water
  55. dome
    a concave shape whose concavity faces downward
  56. doubt
    the state of being unsure of something
  57. dozen
    the cardinal number that is the sum of eleven and one
  58. earth
    the third planet from the sun
  59. enemy
    a personal foe
  60. evening
    the latter part of the day
  61. exact
    marked by strict and complete accordance with fact
  62. excess
    the state of being more than full
  63. factory
    a plant with facilities for manufacturing
  64. fair
    free from favoritism, bias, or deception
  65. famous
    widely known and esteemed
  66. feast
    a ceremonial dinner party for many people
  67. field
    extensive tract of level open land
  68. final
    an exam administered at the end of an academic term
  69. flap
    move in a wavy pattern or with a rising and falling motion
  70. float
    be on or below a liquid surface and not sink to the bottom
  71. flood
    the rising of a body of water and its overflowing onto land
  72. fold
    bend or lay so that one part covers the other
  73. fresh
    recently made, produced, or harvested
  74. frighten
    cause fear in
  75. fuel
    a substance that can be consumed to produce energy
  76. gap
    an open or empty space in or between things
  77. gaze
    a long fixed look
  78. gift
    something acquired without compensation
  79. gravity
    the force of attraction between all masses in the universe
  80. greedy
    immoderately desirous of acquiring something
  81. harm
    any physical damage to the body caused by violence or accident or fracture etc.
  82. herd
    a group of cattle or sheep or other domestic mammals
  83. idea
    the content of cognition
  84. insect
    small invertebrate with jointed limbs and a segmented body
  85. instrument
    the means whereby some act is accomplished
  86. invent
    come up with after a mental effort
  87. island
    a land mass that is surrounded by water
  88. leader
    a person who rules or guides or inspires others
  89. leap
    move forward by bounds
  90. lizard
    relatively long-bodied reptile with legs and a tapering tail
  91. local
    of or belonging to or characteristic of a particular area
  92. lonely
    lacking companions or companionship
  93. luxury
    something that is an indulgence rather than a necessity
  94. march
    walk fast, with regular or measured steps
  95. mention
    make reference to
  96. motor
    machine that creates mechanical energy and imparts movement
  97. nervous
    of or relating to a system of sensory apparatus
  98. net
    an open fabric of string or rope or wire woven together
  99. nibble
    bite off very small pieces
  100. notice
    the act of paying attention
  101. ocean
    a large body of water that is part of the hydrosphere
  102. pack
    a convenient package or parcel (as of cigarettes or film)
  103. pale
    very light in color or highly diluted with white
  104. parade
    a ceremonial procession including people marching
  105. past
    earlier than the present time; no longer current
  106. peak
    a V shape
  107. planet
    a celestial body that revolves around the sun
  108. present
    happening or existing now
  109. proof
    any evidence that helps to establish the truth of something
  110. reflect
    throw or bend back from a surface
  111. rumor
    gossip passed around by word of mouth
  112. safe
    free from danger or the risk of harm
  113. scholar
    a learned person
  114. seal
    fastener consisting of a resin that is plastic when warm
  115. search
    look or seek
  116. settle
    become resolved, fixed, established, or quiet
  117. share
    assets belonging to an individual person or group
  118. shelter
    covering that provides protection from the weather
  119. shiver
    shake, as from cold
  120. shy
    timid and lacking self-confidence
  121. skill
    an ability that has been acquired by training
  122. slight
    small in quantity or degree
  123. smooth
    having a surface free from roughness or irregularities
  124. soil
    material in the top layer of the surface of the earth
  125. stack
    an orderly pile
  126. steady
    securely in position; not shaky
  127. strand
    a group of fibers twisted together to form a thread or rope
  128. stream
    a natural body of water flowing on or under the earth
  129. support
    the act of bearing the weight of or strengthening
  130. team
    a cooperative unit
  131. telescope
    a magnifier of images of distant objects
  132. tiny
    very small
  133. tower
    a structure taller than its diameter
  134. travel
    change location
  135. tremble
    move quickly and involuntarily up and down or sideways
  136. universe
    everything that exists anywhere
  137. village
    a settlement smaller than a town
  138. warn
    notify of danger, potential harm, or risk
  139. weak
    wanting in physical strength
  140. wealthy
    having an abundant supply of money or possessions of value
  141. whisper
    speaking softly without vibration of the vocal cords
  142. wise
    having intelligence and discernment
  143. wonder
    the feeling aroused by something strange and surprising
  144. worry
    a strong feeling of anxiety
  145. yard
    enclosed land around a house or other building
  146. zigzag
    a shape with sharp turns in alternating directions
Created on November 8, 2018

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