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									Lesson 18

1.) abroad - Exaggeration adds to the humor of Mark Twain’s accounts of his travels
abroad.

2.) anguish - The captives’ anguish is expressed eloquently in the poem.

3.) commence - The school year will commence on September 9, 2011.

4.) commend - The teacher liked to commend the students who earned perfect scores
on the test.

5.) controversy - The plan to build a new power station in an unspoiled rural area
created controversy.

6.) cordial - The guests received a cordial welcome at the television studio.

7.) dissent - Only one senator was expected to dissent during voting.

8.) earnest - The victim’s earnest appeal for help could not be ignored.

9.) elicit - The fiery speech would surely elicit an angry response from the crowd.

10.) exhilaration - The baseball fans showed their exhilaration by running onto the field
and carrying the players off shoulder high.

11.) genuine - This is a genuine diamond, not a fake.

12.) hoax - We knew the player’s injury was a hoax when he jumped to his feet and
laughed at us.

13.) manipulate - The deft players quickly figured out how to manipulate the controls
of the video game.

14.) recount - The judge asked the witness to recount what happened just before the
accident.

15.) skeptic - When it comes to astrology, my cousin remains a skeptic.

Bonus Word 1: pedal

Bonus Word 2: recipe
Lesson 19

1.) breach - Water poured through the breach in the dam.

2.) clammy - The speaker was so nervous his hands were clammy with sweat.

3.) construct - We planned to construct the tree house from pieces of scrap lumber.

4.) elaborate - The elaborate meal took hours to prepare.

5.) fragrant - We awoke to the fragrant aroma of freshly baked bread.

6.) furnish - he parents’ club raised money to furnish money for the art project.

7.) haven - The local school was a haven for those made homeless by the hurricane.

8.) install - We want to install a large skylight over the kitchen sink.

9.) massive - A massive meteorite collided with the Mexican coast 65 million years ago,
making a crater nearly 200 miles across.

10.) repel - To repel mosquitoes, use this spray before going out in the woods.

11.) restore - The police restored the stolen goods to the rightful owners.

12.) retaliate - When my friend hid my bat, I thought I could retaliate by hiding her
softball mitt.

13.) stench - The stench of rotting fish drove the investigators away from the dock.

14.) strewed - The wind strewed papers all over the yard.

15.) vicinity - The wind strewed papers all over the yard.

Bonus Word 1: maroon

Bonus Word 2: refuse
Lesson 20

1.) abilities – The superhero’s abilities included being able to fly and make himself invisible.

2.) ascent – The hiker’s ascent up Mt. Everest was nearly impossible with the stormy
weather.

3.) account – I deposited the money into my checking account.

4.) ache – My feet started to ache after the long hike.

5.) addresses – A great place to organize the addresses of your friends is in an address book.

6.) adolescent – In sixth grade, you are an adolescent.

7.) admiral – The sailor dreamed of being the admiral of his own ship one day.

8.) algebra – In eighth grade math, you will learn more about algebra.

9.) alibis – All of the suspects in the investigation had strong alibis on the night the
crime occurred.

10.) allergic – She was allergic to peanuts.

11.) alphabet – There are 26 letters in the English alphabet.

12.) although – Although the weather was warm this weekend, it will soon be cold again.

13.) amateur – As an amateur juggler, he had already developed impressive skills to
entertain the audience.

14.) ambulance – You could hear the sirens from the ambulance speeding down the
street.

15.) aristocrat – Serving the nobility was the aristocrat’s main responsibility.

Bonus Word 1: asteroid – An asteroid streaked across the night sky.

Bonus Word 2: astronaut – An astronaut was in the news recently because he fell off of
his bike and was injured.
Lesson 21

1.) daughter – His daughter was to be married to the prince.

2.) decimal – When you multiply a number by 10, you move the decimal one place to
the right.

3.) desert – Out in the desert, you probably will not observe evidence of liquefaction.

4.) Detroit – Detroit is the capital city of Michigan.

5.) doughnut – My favorite type of doughnut is plain glazed.

6.) dominoes – The game of dominoes in Spanish is known as “Decimales”.

7.) drought – 2011 will not be a drought year in California.

8.) dungeon – The princess was afraid to explore the dungeon, fearing what she might
find there.

9.) denominator – The denominator is the bottom half of a fraction.

10.) dependent – Our trip was dependent on saving enough money to pay for fuel.

11.) disturbance – Our guests caused a disturbance for my pets, causing the cat and
dog to run under the porch.

12.) banquet – At the banquet, you could choose from many appetizing dinner entrees.

13.) barbecue – I like to barbecue chicken and make potato salad during the summer.

14.) bargain – “What a bargain!” she said to the clerk, after finding an iPod on sale for
$1.00.

15.) bazaar – The tour guide suggested that we plan to visit the bazaar while we were
touring Morocco.

Bonus Word 1: behavior – We were on our best behavior when we visited the
museum.

Bonus Word 2: boomerang – It took lots of practice to master throwing the
boomerang.
Lesson 22

1.) boundary – Boundaries of the harbor were marked with bouys.

2.) bruise – A giant bruise appeared on the player’s arm after the baseball bounced off
of it.

3.) bureau – Opening the bureau drawer, she discovered a family heirloom.

4.) butcher – Dave was the butcher at the Lucky’s grocery store in San Carlos.

5.) bulldozer – At the mine, a bulldozer moved giant piles of earth.

6.) blizzard – On the East Coast, they are experiencing their eighth blizzard of the
winter.

7.) bicycle – A bicycle ride sounds delightful today!

8.) echoes – Entering the haunted mansion, my first footstep echoes down the hall.

9.) electrical – Our kitchen was having electrical problems when the refrigerator went
out.

10.) elephant – An adult African elephant can weigh up to 14,000 pounds.

11.) emergency – In an earthquake emergency drill, duck and cover under your desk.

12.) emigrate – She will emigrate from Europe to the United States.

13.) enchilada – I am going to make cheese enchiladas for dinner!

14.) endurance – The marathon runner’s endurance was impressive!

15.) enemies – Enemies of the king surrounded his castle.

Bonus Word 1: engineer – In fifth grade science yesterday, the students worked to
engineer a cargo ship.

Bonus Word 2: erosion – Erosion of the Earth’s surface can be caused by water or
wind.
Lesson 23

1.) especially

2.) exhaust

3.) cactus

4.) calculate

5.) California

6.) capital

7.) capitol

8.) caribou

9.) carnivore

10.) cartilage

11.) caution

12.) champion

13.) Chicago

14.) chimpanzee

15.) choreograph

Bonus Word 1: cinnamon

Bonus Word 2: constellation
Lesson 24

1.) coyote

2.) cumulus

3.) fallow

4.) farewell

5.) faucet

6.) fauna

7.) February

8.) fledgling

9.) foreign

10.) flounder

11.) freight

12.) frequency

13.) frontier

14.) frustrate

15.) geologist

Bonus Word 1: geometry

Bonus Word 2: giraffe
Lesson 25

1.) gigantic

2.) gravitation

3.) guerrilla

4.) glisten

5.) gopher

6.) gnat

7.) gravity

8.) guitar

9.) journalist

10.) justice

11.) judge

12.) Kansas

13.) karate

14.) kimono

15.) knead

Bonus Word 1: knapsack

Bonus Word 2: knowledge
Lesson 26

1.) knuckle

2.) Kentucky

3.) Nebraska

4.) naughty

5.) negotiation

6.) nitrogen

7.) nuclear

8.) nucleus

9.) nursery

10.) nutrient

11.) haiku

12.) handkerchief

13.) Hawaii

14.) headache

15.) hectare

Bonus Word 1: heredity

Bonus Word 2: hibernate
Lesson 27

1.) hesitate

2.) hoard

3.) hoard

4.) hurdle

5.) hoarse

6.) launch

7.) laundry

8.) league

9.) lemonade

10.) lettuce

11.) license

12.) likelihood

13.) Louisiana

14.) lunar

15.) lure

Bonus Word 1: oasis

Bonus Word 2: observatory
Lesson 28

1.) October

2.) Oklahoma

3.) orchestra

4.) ordinal

5.) Oregon

6.) oyster

7.) ought

8.) oxygen

9.) ignorant

10.) imagination

11.) immigrant

12.) immune

13.) ignorant

14.) infinite

15.) instrument

Bonus Word 1: intelligence

Bonus Word 2: interpretation
Lesson 29

1.) interval

2.) inversion

3.) invitation

4.) macaroni

5.) Maine

6.) maneuver

7.) manufacture

8.) medicine

9.) migrate

10.) megabyte

11.) moisture

12.) mourn

13.) Montana

14.) muscular

15.) mysteries

Bonus Word 1: Philadelphia

Bonus Word 2: phase
Lesson 30

1.) physician

2.) pigeon

3.) pioneer

4.) playwright

5.) prairie

6.) preservative

7.) principle

8.) principal

9.) pirouette

10.) quarrel

11.) quotient

12.) quantity

13.) Tennessee

14.) theories

15.) theme

Bonus Word 1: thieves

Bonus Word 2: thorough
Lesson 31

1.) thoughtless

2.) thousandth

3.) throttle

4.) tomb

5.) tortilla

6.) totalitarian

7.) threshold

8.) temperature

9.) tremble

10.) trapezoid

11.) trousers

12.) turquoise

13.) typhoon

14.) vacant

15.) vacuum

Bonus Word 1: vane

Bonus Word 2: variable
Lesson 32

1.) vault

2.) vertical

3.) vessel

4.) viceroy

5.) videos

6.) rebellion

7.) receipt

8.) refugee

9.) rehearse

10.) relativity

11.) replenish

12.) representative

13.) request

14.) resign

15.) resistance

Bonus Word 1: rodeo

Bonus Word 2: royalty
Lesson 33

1.) urban

2.) urgent

3.) usually

4.) unnecessary

5.) union

6.) Utah

7.) Virginia

8.) virus

9.) volunteer

10.) voyage

11.) safely

12.) sardine

13.) Saturday

14.) saucer

15.) scarcity

Bonus Word 1: scarves

Bonus Word 2: scheme
Lesson 34

1.) scientific

2.) scuba

3.) wrench

4.) Washington

5.) Wyoming

6.) wrist

7.) wrinkle

8.) wren

9.) wreath

10.) windpipe

11.) whittle

12.) whine

13.) whether

14.) wharf

15.) weird

Bonus Word 1: sympathy

Bonus Word 2: syllable
Lesson 35

1.) suffix

2.) surgeon

3.) sphere

4.) cue

5.) bass

6.) refrain

7.) sole

8.) forge

9.) incense

10.) novel

11.) poach

12.) corporal

13.) forearm

14.) buffet

15.) league

Bonus Word 1:

Bonus Word 2:
Lesson 36

1.) driveway

2.) countdown

3.) twenty-one

4.) brother-in-law

5.) overcoat

6.) teammate

7.) high school

8.) sleeping bag

9.) close-up

10.) videotape

11.) applesauce

12.) foolproof

13.) cold front

14.) science fiction

15.) receipt

Bonus Word 1:

Bonus Word 2:

								
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