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6th Vocabulary

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ISAT Reading Vocabulary PPT

ISAT Roots & Affixes

Students are not responsible for spelling vocabulary words, but they do need to learn the meanings and how to use them in conversation.

Vocabulary Unit 9

calculate
(v.) find out through a mathematical process;
to find our before hand by a process
of reasoning

classify
(v.) to arrange in groups or classes

collapse
(v.) to fall down or fall to pieces; to cave in;
(n.) failure or breakdown

concentrate
(v.) to pay close attention to;
bring together in one place; 
(n.) concentrated liquid--not watered down

contract
(n.) an agreement;
(v.) make a
formal agreement; to reduce in size, shrink

core
(n.) the central or most important part

create
(v.) to make a thing that has not been made before

develop
(v.) to work out in detail; grow

exceptional
(adj.) unusual; out of the ordinary

expand
(v.) to spread out; make larger

explore
(v.) to travel for the purpose of discovery; examine

extreme
(adj.) much more than usual; 
(n.) something more than usual

gravity
(n.) natural force that pulls objects to the center of the earth;
heaviness, weight

mercy
(n.) kindness; milder punishment

produce
(v.) to bring about or forth; cause;
(n.) fresh fruits and vegetables

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classic

concentration

decrease

design

exception

exit

exploration

exterior

extinguish

progress

 

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Vocabulary Unit 10

abandon
(v.) to leave; to give up something; 
(n.) unrestrained freedom of action or emotion

combat
(n.) a battle; any struggle or conflict; 
(v.) to fight against

companion
(n.) one who goes along or accompanies another

conscious
(adj.) awake; aware

exhaust
(v.) to tire out; 
(n.) the discharge of used steam, gas, etc. 
from the cylinders of an engine

experience
(n.) knowledge gained by doing  or seeing things; 
(v.) to feel; undergo

furious
(adj.) full of anger

interrupt
(v.) to break in upon; hinder; stop

persuade
(v.) to win over; to do or believe

predict
(v.) tell of an event beforehand

progress
(n.) growth; development; improvement; 
(v.) to move forward; advance

pursue
(v.) to follow in order to catch

remarkable
(adj.) unusual; worthy of notice

site
(n.) a position or place; 
(v.) to place on a site; locate

vicious
(adj.) likely to attack or bite; evil; wicked

 

 

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bankrupt

combatant

companionable

corrupt

disrupt

exhaustion

fury

interruption

persuasion

prediction

proceed

profess

promote

protect

provide

unconscious

 

 

 

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Vocabulary Unit 11

approximate
(adj.) nearly correct; 
(v.) to come near to

conduct
(v.) to guide or lead; 
(n.) way of acting

crisis
(n.) a time of great difficulty or danger; 
the turning point in a disease, toward life or death

degree
(n.) unit for measuring temperature; 
amount; extent; a social, official or educational rank

erupt
(v.) to burst forth

faithful
(adj.) loyal; true to fact

fragment
(n.) a part of something that has been broken off; an incomplete part; 
(v.) to break into parts

meaningful
(adj.) full of meaning; having significance

process
(n.) a set of actions or changes in a particular order; 
(v.) to prepare by, or subject to, a special method; 
(adj.) prepared in a special way

reliable
(adj.) worthy of trust; able to be depended on

require
(v.) to need; demand; order

reservoir
(n.) a place where water is collected and stored

resident
(n.) a person living in a place;
(adj.) having a residence in; present or existing

strategy
(n.) skillful planning of anything; 
the planning and directing of military operations

sufficient
(adj.) as much as is needed; enough

 

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conductor

confine

eruption

faith

painful

reliability

requirement

reside

resident

strategic

suffice

thankful

 

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*Vocabulary Unit 12: Review of Units 9-11


 

Vocabulary Unit 13

amateur
(n.) one lacking in experience; 
(adj.) not professional

demand
(v.) to ask for as a right; 
(n.) a strong request; an urgent requirement or claim

individual
(adj.) particular; of, for, or by one person or thing; 
(n.) a single person, animal, or thing

local
(adj.) of or confined to a particular place; 
(n.) a resident of the local town or district

occasion
(n.) a particular time; special event; 
(v.) to be the occasion of; cause

officer
(n.) a person who commands others, as in an army or business

parallel
(adv.) in a parallel manner; 
(adj.) extending in the same direction and being the same distance apart; similar 

right
(n.) a just claim; 
(adj.) just; lawful; correct; proper; 
(v.) to make correct; 
(adv.) in a straight line; directly; in a way that is correct, proper, just or favorable

screech
(n.) a shrill scream; 
(v.) to cry out in a high voice; shriek

section
(n.) any distinct or separate part; a part separated by cutting; slice; division; 
(v.) to cut or divide into sections

shatter
(v.) to break into pieces; destroy

supreme
(adj.) highest in degree; greatest

technique
(n.) method of level of skill in a human or mechanical operation

vessel
(n.) a ship; large boat; tube carrying fluid

yarn
(n.) tale; story

 

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demanding

individualism

individualistic

locality

occasionally

office

supremacy

technical

technicality

technician

technocracy

technology

 

 

 

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Vocabulary Unit 14

associate
(v.) to connect in thought; join with one another; 
(n.) companion, partner, or friend 

cloud
(v.) to make dark, unclear; 
(n.) a mass of fine drops of water floating in the air above the earth 

foresight
(n.) the power to see or know beforehand what may happen

hardy
(adj.) strong; able to withstand fatigue, discomfort, etc. 

legend
(n.) a story handed down for generations and believed by many to be based on actual events

memorial
(n.) something that is a reminder of an event of a person

migrate
(v.) to move from one place to settle in another

mysterious
(adj.) hidden; hard to understand or explain

preserve
(v.) to protect; maintain; keep from spoiling

prohibit
(v.) to forbid

region
(n.) any large part of the earth's surface

restless
(adj.) uneasy; unable to rest

sacred
(adj.) holy; connected with religion; worthy of reverence

secrecy
(n.) the condition of being kept secret

souvenir
(n.) a keepsake; memento

 

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association

 emigrate

forefather

foreknowledge

hindsight

immigrate

legendary

migration

mystery 

preservation

regional 

secret

 

 

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Vocabulary Unit 15

candidate
(n.) one who seeks or is proposed for an office or honor

chemistry
(n.) the science that deals with substances and with the changes that take place when they combine

civilization
(n.) an advanced degree of social organization, in which sciences, government, etc., are developed; the total culture of a people nation, period, etc.

complicated
(adj.) quite involved; hard to untangle, solve, analyze, etc.

economic
(adj.) having to do with the way people produce, distribute, and use wealth

engineer
(n.) a person skilled in the planning or construction of machinery, roads, bridges, buildings, waterways, etc.; 
an operator of engines or technical equipment; 
(v.) to guide the course of; construct or manage

establish
(v.) to start; organize; prove
 

government
(n.) an established political system by which a nation, state, etc. is ruled; person or persons ruling a state, country, city, etc.

league
(n.) a union of persons or nations formed to help one another; an association

literature
(n.) the writings of a particular time or place, especially those that have lasting value because of their beauty of style or thought

patent
(n.) a government document that states that a person or company has exclusive rights to make, use , or sell a new invention; 
(adj.) protected by a patent; obvious; evident; 
(v.) to grant a patent to or for

receipt
(n.) a receiving or being received; a written statement that money, a package, or some other item, has been received; 
(v.) to mark (a bill) paid; to write a receipt for (goods, etc.)

represent
(v) to stand for; act in place of; be a symbol of

sincere
(adj.) free from pretense; honest

will
(n.) a legal document dealing with the distribution of a person's property after death; power of the mind to decide and do; 
(v.) to influence by the power of the will; desire

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Related Words

chemical

civil

civilize

complicate

complication

economical

economy

establishment

govern

representation

sincerity

uncivilized

 

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*Vocabulary Unit 16: Review of Units 13-15