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Weekly Words for Kids September 14

Increase your child's vocabulary with this list.

  1. convoluted | see definition»

    very complicated and difficult to understand

  2. demolish | see definition»

    to destroy by breaking apart

  3. exorbitant | see definition»

    more than what is fair, reasonable, or expected

  4. fatigue | see definition»

    a state of being very tired

  5. hypothesis | see definition»

    something not proved but assumed to be true for purposes of argument or further study or investigation

  6. idiom | see definition»

    an expression that cannot be understood from the meanings of its separate words but must be learned as a whole

  7. mercurial | see definition»

    changing moods quickly and often — used to describe someone who often changes from being happy to being angry or upset in a quick and unexpected way

  8. task | see definition»

    a piece of work that has been assigned, needs to be done, or presents a challenge

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