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6th Grade Vocab Words

Vocabulary Words 1-75 for 6th Grade
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concise
adj: To be short and to the point
perceive
v: To understand, know, or become aware of something
yield
v: To give up someone or something; to surrender
subordinate
adj: To be lower in rank or position, secondary
n: A person who is in a lower position or under the orders of someone else
glum
adj: To be sad or depressed
adhere
v: To stick to something
embellish
1st v: To decorate something
2nd v: To exaggerate by adding untrue details to a story
lament
v: To cry or mourn for something
plaintive
adj: To be sad or mournful
knack
n: A special talent or skill, the ability to do something easily
nostalgia
1st n: A longing for the past, or for events that happened in the past
2nd n: A feeling of homesickness
cordial
adj: To be friendly and sincere
prominent
1st adj: To be important
2nd adj: To be standing out
tangible
Adj: To be able to be touched or held; real, rather than imaginary.
inept
adj: Incompetent; unable to do something well
deluge
n: A flood or overwhelming rush of something
exploit
n: A heroic or noble deed
v: To take advantage of someone or something
onset
n: The beginning of something
cultivate
v: To make something grow
stifle
v: To suppress or smother something
arid
adj: To be dry
painstaking
adj: To be slow and deliberate, or to take a lot of work and effort
apparel
n: clothing
formulate
v: To come up with, to devise
resolute
adj: To be firm in ones beliefs
allegiance
n: Loyalty
likeness
1st n: The condition of looking like or being similar to someone or something else
2nd n: A picture or portrait
minute
1st adj: Very small in size or amount; tiny.
2nd adj: With attention to fine details
boisterous
1st adj: Loud, unrestrained, and in high spirits; rowdy
2nd adj: Rough and turbulent, as weather
marvel
n: A thing, person, or event that causes wonder or amazement
v: To be filled with wonder or amazement
omniscient
adj: infinite in knowledge, all-knowing; possessing great knowledge, seeming to know everything
n: the supreme deity
chronological
adj: according to the sequence in which things happen
paraphrase
n: a restatement of a passage or text in somewhat different words so as to simplify or clarify
v: to restate in somewhat different words
civic
adj: of or concerning a city, municipal; of or pertaining to citizenship
commend
v: to speak of with praise for some act or service
conspicuous
adj: easily seen; noticeable
cumulative
adj: becoming larger or greater by means of gradual addition
plethora
n: an amount that is more than enough; overabundance
connoisseur
n: a person with the experience, expertise, and sense of appreciation to make informed judgments in a fine art or in matters of taste
ubiquitous
adj: being or appearing to be in all places at the same time; omnipresent