Practice Words


a(an)
determiner
one; any; each
able
verb
having the power to do something
about
preposition
of or having a relation to (“We talk about the weather.”)
about
adverb
almost (“about half”)
above
adverb
at a higher place
accept
verb
to agree to receive
accident
noun
something that happens by chance or mistake; an unplanned event
accuse
verb
to say a person is responsible for an act or crime; to make a statement against someone
achieve
verb
to succeed in doing something or in reaching a goal
across
adverb
from side to side; to the other side
act
noun
something a person does
act
verb
to do something
activist
noun
one who seeks change through action
actor
noun
someone acting or performing in a play or show (a female actor is sometimes called an actress)
add
verb
to put (something) with another to make it larger; to say more
address
noun
where a person lives
admit
verb
to accept or to permit to enter (“admitted to the United Nations”); to express one’s guilt or responsibility (“He admitted that what he did was wrong.”)
adult
noun
a grown person
advantage
noun
some thing that helps a person to get ahead; something extra
advise
verb
to help with information, knowledge or ideas in making a decision
affect
verb
to produce an effect on; to influence (“A lack of sleep affected the singer’s performance.”)
afraid
adjective
feeling fear
after
preposition
later; behind
again
adverb
another time; as before
against
preposition
opposed to; not agreeing with something
age
noun
how old a person or thing is
aggression
noun
an attack against a person or country; the violation of a country’s borders
ago
adverb
of time past; before now
agree
verb
to have the same belief as someone; to be willing to do something
aid
verb
to help; to support
aid
noun
help, assistance
aim
noun
a goal or purpose
aim
verb
to point a gun at
air
noun
the mixture of gases around the earth, mostly nitrogen and oxygen, that we breathe
airplane
noun
a vehicle with wings that flies
airport
noun
a place where airplanes take off and land
alcohol
noun
a strong, colorless liquid, usually made from grain, used as a drug or in industrial products
alive
adjective
having life; not dead
all
pronoun
everything; everyone; the complete amount
alliance
noun
a close agreement or connection between two or more countries (or groups) for a shared purpose.
ally
noun
a nation or person joined with another for a special purpose
almost
adverb
a little less than completely
alone
adjective
separated from others
along
preposition
near or on (“along the road”)
already
adverb
before now; even now
also
adverb
added to; too
although
conjunction
even if it is true that
always
adverb
at all times; every time
amaze
verb
to surprise very much
ambassador
noun
a nation’s highest diplomatic representative (to another government)
amen
interjection
a word used especially at the end of a prayer to show agreement with the prayer. It means let it be so.
ammunition
noun
the bullets or shells fired from guns
among
preposition
in or part of (a group)
amount
noun
the number, size or weight of anything
ancestor
noun
a family member from the past
ancient
adjective
very old; long ago
and
conjunction
also; in addition to; with
angel
noun
a spirit who is sent by God, usually as a messenger
anger
noun
a strong emotion against someone or something
animal
noun
a living creature that moves, such as a dog or cat
anniversary
noun
a yearly celebration or observance of an event that happened in the past
announce
verb
to make known publicly; to declare officially
another
pronoun
one more; a different one
answer
verb
to make a statement that deals with a question
answer
noun
a statement that deals with a question
any
adverb
one or more of no special kind
apologize
verb
to express regret for a mistake or accident for which one accepts responsibility
appeal
verb
to take to a higher court, person or group for a decision; to call on somebody for help
appear
verb
to show oneself; to come into sight; to seem
appoint
verb
to name; to choose (“appoint a judge”)
approve
verb
to agree with; to agree to support
April
Number: 4
archeology
noun
the scientific study of past human life and activities
area
noun
any place or part of it
argue
verb
to offer reasons for or against something; to dispute; to disagree
arm
noun
part of the body, see diagram
army
noun
military ground forces
around
preposition
on every side (of)
arrest
verb
to seize a person for legal action; to take as a prisoner
arrive
verb
to come to a place, especially at the end of a trip
arrow
noun
a thin sharp weapon used with a bow
art
noun
expressions or creations by humans, such as paintings, music, writing or statues
as
conjunction
equally (“as fast as”); when; while
ash
noun
the part left after something burns
ask
verb
to question; to say something is wanted (“We ask the teacher questions every day.”)
assist
verb
to help
at
preposition
in or near (“at the edge”); where (“look at”); when (“at noon”)
atmosphere
noun
the gases surrounding any star or planet
atom
noun
a very small part of all things; the smallest part of an element that can join with parts of other elements
attach
verb
to tie together; to connect
attack
noun
a violent attempt to damage, injure or kill
attack
verb
to start a fight
attempt
verb
to work toward something; to try; to make an effort
attend
verb
to be present at
attitude
noun
the opinions and feelings that a person has about something, often affecting his/her behavior
August
Number: 8
authority
noun
the power and right to give orders; a government department or similar organization, (so “the authorities” means “the government”)
autumn
noun
the time of the year between summer and winter
average
noun
something (a number) representing the middle
average
adjective
common; normal
avoid
verb
to stay away from
awake
adjective
not sleeping
awake
verb
to end sleep
award
noun
an honor or prize for an act or service
away
adverb
not near