7th Grade Vocabulary

Vocabulary (7th Grade)

Unit 1

  1. adjacent: (adj.) near, next to, adjoining

  2. alight: (v.) to get down rom, step down from; to come down from the air, land; (adj.) lighted up

  3. barren: (adj.) not productive, bare 

  4. disrupt: (v.) to break up, disturb

  5. dynasty: (n.) a powerful family or group of rulers that maintains its position or power for some time

  6. foretaste: (n.) an advance indication, sample, or warning

  7. germinate: (v.) to begin to grow, come into being

  8. humdrum: (adj.) ordinary, dull, routine, without variation

  9. hurtle: (v.) to rush violently; dash headlong; to fling or hurl forcefully

10. insinuate: (v.) to suggest or hint slyly; to edge into something indirectly

11. interminable: (adj.) endless, so long as to seem endless

12. interrogate: (v.) to ask questions, examine by questioning

13. recompense: (v.) to pay back; to give a reward; (n.) a payment for loss, service, or injury

14.  renovate: (v.) to repair, restore to good condition, make new again

15. resume: (n.) a brief summary; a short written account of one's education, working experience, or qualification for a job

16. sullen: (adj.) silent or brooding because of ill humor, anger, or resentment; slow moving, sluggish 

17. trickle: (v.) to flow or fall y drops or in a small stream; (n.) a small, irregular quantity of anything

18. trivial: (adj.) not important, minor; ordinary, commonplace

19. truce: (n.) a pause in fighting. temporary peace

20. vicious: (adj.) evil, bad; spiteful; having bad habits or an ugly disposition; painfully severe or extreme