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3rd Grade Vocab.

Vowles 4th Grade Vocabulary Study Stack

TermDefinition
Optimistic Hopeful
Demise The end
Impulsive Do something suddenly
Nonchalant Calmly respond
Regard Caring for others
Attachment Strong Feelings toward another
Quotient The answer in a division problem
Kinetic Energy Energy in motion
Simplify Making something easier to understand
Potential Energy Energy not being used
Ton 2,000 pounds
Economy System of Goods and Services and money exchange
Government A group of people who make decisions for all/many (country, state, city)
Inertia A property of matter-something that is not moving remains still and something that is moving goes at the same speed and in the same direction until another thing stops it
Gravity Force attracting objects to Earth
Algorithm Steps in a math problem
Capacity Largest amount held
Perspective Way of thinking
Complex Difficult to understand
Oppose Disagree
Contrast Looking at how two objects are different
Velocity The speed of an object in a given direction
Slope Slant or incline
Explanation A statement that helps another person understand better
Energy Available power
Friction The rubbing of one object against that of another object
Determine To come to a decision
Converse Communicate by way of having a conversation
Halt To Stop
Chronological Arranged in order
Gesture Using body movements to communicate
Antonym A word with an opposite meaning
Accurate Correct results
Consequence Something that happens as a result
Benefit Good result
Recognize Remembering someone or something you saw before
Indicate To point out or draw attention to
Harvest The season of the year when crops were gathered
Irrigation Supplying water to a drought
Hitched Connect or hook to something
Proceed Move forward or to move on
Insensitive showing that you do not care about the feelings of other people
Essential extremely important and necessary
Infer to form an opinion from evidence
Timid feeling or showing a lack of courage or confidence
Century 100 year period of time
Subject Person or thing that is being discussed or described
Predicate the part of a sentence that expresses what is said about the subject
Inspire To make someone want to do something
Punctuation The marks within a piece of writing that makes its meaning clear
Protest To show or express strong disagreement with something
Foolish Lack of good sense or judgment
Factor A # that evenly divides a larger number
Considerate Thinking about the rights & feelings of others
Multiple When we skip count, the numbers following the beginning #
Peculiar Strange or odd
Persistent Continuing to do something even though it is difficult
Ancestor A person who was in someone's family in the past
Muffled To make a sound quieter
Analogy A comparison of two different things that are similar in some way
Climate The usual weather conditions in a particular place or region
Dynamic The way that two or more people behave with each other because of a particular situation
Enhance To improve or add to the quality, value, or attractiveness of
Categorize To put with other items that are similar
Root word A root word has no prefix or suffix — it's the most basic part of a word
Tolerant willing to accept feelings, habits, or beliefs that are different from your own
Dynamic positive in attitude and full of energy and new ideas
Enhance To improve or add to the quality, value, or attractiveness of
Categorize To put (group) with other items that are similar
Consume eat, drink, or ingest (food or drink)
Degree A unit for measuring angles.
Port To carry
Labor To do work
Compose To form or make something
Sincere Showing true feelings
Sustain To support and provide what is necessary
Formulate To create
rupt To break
decompose to break into smaller parts
coherent easy to understand, comprehensible
equ equal
Contribute To give to or help others
conjunction A word that joins together sentences, phrases, or words
cent one hundred
advertise to tell people about something
Fort root word meaning strength
environment the surroundings in which a person, animal, or plant lives
inherit to receive something from someone who had it
phobia fear of someone or something
anecdote short story, usually serving to make the listeners laugh or ponder
resolution the action of solving a problem or dispute
beat to overcome
verb tense word or phrase that expresses time
manual a book of instructions
classified ad small messages grouped under a specific heading
salutation the act of greeting someone
accountable to be responsible
ambi on both sides
acronym a word formed from the first letters of each one of the words in a phrase
debate discussion between people in which they express different opinions
oxymoron combination of words that have very different meanings
manipulate trying to influence other people
slang informal language consisting of words that are not considered appropriate for formal occasions
dis prefix that has a negative or reversing effect
ambitious strong want to succeed
interjection a spoken word, phrase, or sound that expresses sudden or strong feelings
address to speak to a person or group
un means not
pre word meaning before, prior to, in advance
Created by: kbellinger