150 Words Every 5th Grader Should Know: List 3

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  1. accurate
    characterized by perfect conformity to fact or truth
    “This is number twenty-three,” Marco repeats, checking his notes to make certain the number is accurate.The Night Circus
  2. culture
    all the knowledge and values shared by a society
    He doesn’t remember my dad, but he makes it his mission to learn everything he can about Puerto Rican culture.Marcus Vega Doesn't Speak Spanish
  3. distract
    draw someone's attention away from something
    If I made her some coffee, it would distract her, and maybe she’d let me get back to my book in peace.Jacob Have I Loved
  4. frequent
    coming at short intervals or habitually
    She had a persistent cough and frequent attacks of fever.The House of the Spirits: A Novel
  5. hesitate
    pause or hold back in uncertainty or unwillingness
    I hesitated, but then I went on and did what I had to do.Wish
  6. infuriate
    make extremely angry
    “He hates them both, and this will infuriate him.”Catch-22
  7. population
    the number of inhabitants in a given place
    Greensburg is a city that has a population of roughly 11,200 people.Fox News (Oct 27, 2021)
  8. realistic
    representing what is; not abstract or ideal
    She’s worked with a lady who can make a drawing so realistic it looks like a photo, and with a guy who can speak any language after hearing it only a few times.The Miscalculations of Lightning Girl
  9. resource
    a new or reserve supply that can be drawn upon when needed
    Governments around the globe direct their resources to the development of new antibiotics.We Are the Ants
  10. thrive
    make steady progress
    “But we also have an obligation to create the best environment that supports them to thrive, to succeed.”Washington Post (Sep 28, 2021)
Created on October 26, 2021 (updated November 2, 2021)

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