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Weekly Vocabulary Words for Kids December 21

Increase your child's vocabulary with this list.

  1. ape | see definition»

    to imitate (someone) awkwardly

  2. efficacious | see definition»

    having the power to produce a desired result or effect : effective

  3. flippant | see definition»

    not respectful or serious

  4. jerky | see definition»

    moving with sudden starts and stops

  5. prevent | see definition»

    to keep from happening

  6. pursue | see definition»

    to try to get or do over a period of time

  7. sabbatical | see definition»

    a period of time during which someone does not work at his or her regular job and is able to rest, travel, do research, etc.

  8. vicarious | see definition»

    sharing in someone else's experiences through the use of imagination or sympathetic feelings

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