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Weekly Vocabulary Words for Kids - May 10

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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 May 10
  1. advantage | see definition»

    personal benefit or gain

  2. exempt | see definition»

    not required to do something that others are required to do

  3. glib | see definition»

    speaking or spoken carelessly and often insincerely

  4. gusto | see definition»

    great enjoyment, energy, and enthusiasm

  5. humble | see definition»

    not regarding others as inferior : not overly proud : MODEST

  6. humor | see definition»

    to give in to the wishes of

  7. inscrutable | see definition»

    difficult to understand : causing people to feel curious or confused

  8. notorious | see definition»

    widely known especially for some bad characteristic

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