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Weekly Vocabulary Words for Kids - November 30

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What to Know

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 November 30
  1. amiss | see definition»

    in the wrong way

  2. ecology | see definition»

    a branch of science concerned with the relationships between living things and their environment

  3. esprit | see definition»

    lively cleverness or wit

  4. influence | see definition»

    the act or power of producing an effect indirectly or without apparent use of force or exercise of command

  5. myopic | see definition»

    a lack of foresight : a narrow view of something

  6. perpetrate | see definition»

    to be guilty of doing : COMMIT

  7. pretend | see definition»

    to give the appearance of being, having, or doing

  8. rebellion | see definition»

    open opposition to authority

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