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100 Words Every Middle Schooler Should Know

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ignite
verb-to cause something to start burning; to begin to burn; catch fire-Latin
illuminate
verb-to provide with light or cast light on someone or something-Latin
impending
adjective-about to occur-Latin
imperious
adjective-arrogant; overbearing; domineering-Latin
jabber
verb-to talk rapidly and in a senseless manner; chatter-English
jargon
noun-the specialized language of a trade, profession, or group of people-Middle English
jostle
verb-to bump roughly against another person or thing-English
jut
verb-To extend sharply outward or upward; project-French
kindle
verb-To build and start a fire; To arouse or excite a feeling-Middle English
knoll
noun-A small, rounded hill-Dutch
luminous
adjective-Giving off light; shining-Latin
malleable
adjective-Capable of being shaped or formed by pressing, hammering, or another forceful action-Latin
materialize
verb-To appear out of nowhere-Latin
meander
verb-To follow a winding and turning course-Latin
meticulous
adjective-showing great concern of details; extremely careful or precise-English
misgivings
plural noun-feelings of doubt or concern
momentum
noun-a quantity used to measure the motion of a body equal to the product of its mass and the velocity; any change in the speed or direction of a body changes its momentum-Latin
monotonous
adjective-dull because of being always the same-Greek
multitude
noun-a very large number-Latin
muster
verb-to bring a group of soldiers together; assemble; to bring forth a feeling or ability from within one's self-French
narrate
verb-to tell a story or describe a series of events; to provide or read the spoken comments for a documentary or other video-Latin
obscure
adjective-difficult to understand; vague; not widely known about
verb-to conceal from view;hide
ominous
adjective-being a sign of trouble, danger, or disaster; threatening-Latin
outlandish
adjective-unconventional;strange-English
persistent
adjective-refusing to give up or stop; continuing despite difficulties; repeating or continuing without stopping-Latin