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Weekly Vocabulary Words for Kids - April 19

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Our weekly vocabulary lists for kids ages 8-12 feature words frequently encountered in age-appropriate books and other texts. Learn eight new words each week with high-quality Merriam-Webster definitions and pronunciations, plus a fun crossword! You can get more practice on these and hundreds of other words in our award-winning Puku app, available on both iOS and Android.

Weekly Vocabulary for April 19
  1. affinity | see definition»

    a strong liking for or attraction to someone or something

  2. aplomb | see definition»

    confidence and skill shown especially in a difficult situation

  3. diffuse | see definition»

    to spread or allow to spread freely

  4. ensue | see definition»

    to come after in time or as a result : FOLLOW

  5. guardian | see definition»

    a person who legally has the care of another person or of another person's property

  6. influx | see definition»

    the arrival or inward flow of a large amount of something (such as money)

  7. longevity | see definition»

    the length of time that something or someone lasts or continues

  8. ordinary | see definition»

    to be expected : NORMAL, USUAL

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