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Weekly Vocabulary Words for Kids - October 26

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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 October 26
  1. acquaint | see definition»

    to make familiar

  2. intervene | see definition»

    to interfere with something so as to stop, settle, or change

  3. pompous | see definition»

    having or showing the attitude of people who speak and behave in a very formal and serious way because they believe that they are better, smarter, or more important than other people

  4. rapt | see definition»

    showing complete delight or interest

  5. saccharine | see definition»

    too sweet or sentimental : sweet or sentimental in a way that does not seem sincere or genuine

  6. shaggy | see definition»

    covered with or made up of a long and tangled growth (as of hair)

  7. spontaneous | see definition»

    acting or taking place without outside force or cause

  8. tweeze | see definition»

    to pluck, remove, or handle with tweezers

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