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PARTS OF SPEECH

    ; n. (noun) - a name word

    ; v. (verb) - an action word

    ; ad. (adjective/adverb) - a describing word

    ; prep. (preposition) - a word used to show a relation ; pro. (pronoun) - a word used in place of a noun

    ; conj. (conjunction) - a joining word

    A

    ; a - ad. one; any; each

    ; able - v. having the power to do something

    ; about - ad. almost ("about half"); of or having a relation to ("We talk

    about the weather.")

    ; above - ad. at a higher place

    ; accept - v. to agree to receive

    ; accident - n. something that happens by chance or mistake; an

    unplanned event

    ; accuse - v. to say a person is responsible for an act or crime; to make

    a statement against someone

    ; across - ad. from side to side; to the other side

    ; act - v. to do something

    ; activist - n. one who seeks change through action

    ; actor - n. someone acting in a play or show

    ; add - v. to put (something) with another to make it larger; to say

    more

    ; administration - n. the executive part of a government, usually

    headed by a president or prime minister

    ; admit - v. to accept ("admitted to the United Nations"); to express

    one's guilt or responsibility ("He admitted that what he did was

    wrong.")

    ; adult - n. a grown person

    ; advise - v. to help with information, knowledge or ideas in making a

    decision

    ; affect - v. to produce an effect on; to influence ("A lack of sleep

    affected the singer's performance.")

    ; afraid - ad. feeling fear

    ; after - ad. later; behind

    ; again - ad. another time; as before

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; against - ad. opposed to; not agreeing with something

    ; age - n. how old a person or thing is

    ; agency - n. an organization that is part of a larger group ("an agency

    of the United Nations")

    ; aggression - n. an attack against a person or country; the violation of

    a country's borders

    ; ago - ad. of time past; before now

    ; agree - v. to have the same belief as someone; to be willing to do

    something

    ; agriculture - n. farming;growing crops and raising livestock or

    domesticated animals, such as pigs, sheeps, goats, dogs, cows and

    ducks etc. intentionally reared or confined in a agricultural setting. ; aid - v. to help; to support; n. help, assistance

    ; aim - v. to point a gun at; n. a goal or purpose

    ; air - n. the mixture of gases around the earth, mostly nitrogen and

    oxygen, that we breathe

    ; air force - n. a military organization using airplanes ; airplane - n. a vehicle with wings that flies

    ; airport - n. a place where airplanes take off and land ; album - n. a collection of recorded music

    ; alcohol - n. a strong, colorless liquid, usually made from grain, used

    as a drug or in industrial products

    ; alive - ad. having life; not dead

    ; all - ad. everything; everyone; the complete amount

    ; ally - n. a nation or person joined with another for a special purpose ; almost - ad. a little less than completely

    ; alone - ad. separated from others

    ; along - ad. near or on ("along the road")

    ; already - ad. before now; even now

    ; also - ad. added to; too

    ; although - conj. even if it is true that

    ; always - ad. at all times; every time

    ; ambassador - n. a nation's highest diplomatic representative (to

    another government)

    ; amend - v. to add to or to change (a proposal or law) ; ammunition - n. the bullets or shells fired from guns

    ; among - ad. in or part of (a group)

    ; amount - n. the number, size or weight of anything

    ; anarchy - n. a lack of order; lawlessness

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; ancestor - n. a family member from the past

    ; ancient - ad. very old; long ago

    ; and - conj. also; in addition to; with

    ; anger - n. a strong emotion against someone or something ; animal - n. a living creature that moves, such as a dog or cat ; anniversary - n. a yearly celebration or observance of an event that

    happened in the past

    ; announce - v. to make known publicly; to declare officially ; another - ad. one more; a different one

    ; answer - n. a statement produced by a question; v. to make a

    statement after being asked a question

    ; any - ad. one or more of no special kind

    ; apologize - v. to express regret for a mistake or accident for which

    one accepts responsibility

    ; appeal - v. to take to a higher court, person or group for a decision; to

    call on somebody for help

    ; appear - v. to show oneself; to come into sight; to seem ; appoint - v. to name; to choose ("appoint a judge")

    ; approve - v. to agree with; to agree to support

    ; archeology - n. the scientific study of past human life and activities ; area - n. any place or part of it

    ; argue - v. to offer reasons for or against something; to dispute; to

    disagree

    ; arms - n. military equipment; weapons

    ; army - n. military ground forces

    ; around - ad. on every side (of)

    ; arrest - v. to seize a person for legal action; to take as a prisoner ; arrive - v. to come to a place, especially at the end of a trip ; art - n. expressions or creations by humans, such as paintings, music,

    writing or statues

    ; artillery - n. big guns

    ; as - conj. equally ("as fast as"); when; while

    ; ash - n. the part left after something burns

    ; ask - v. to question; to say something is wanted ("We ask the teacher

    questions every day.")

    ; assist - v. to help

    ; astronaut - n. a person who travels in space

    ; astronomy - n. the scientific study of stars and the universe

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    ; asylum - n. political protection given by a government to a person

    from another country

    ; at - prep. in or near ("at the edge"); where ("look at"); when ("at

    noon")

    ; atmosphere - n. the gases surrounding any star or planet ; attach - v. to tie together; to connect

    ; attack - n. a violent attempt to damage, injure or kill; v. to start a

    fight

    ; attempt - v. to work toward something; to try; to make an effort ; attend - v. to be present at

    ; automobile - n. a vehicle with wheels used to carry people; a car ; autumn - n. the time of the year between summer and winter ; average - n. something (a number) representing the middle; ad.

    common; normal

    ; avoid - v. to stay away from

    ; awake - ad. not sleeping

    ; award - n. an honor or prize for an act or service ; away - ad. not near

    B

    ; baby - n. a newly born creature

    ; back - n. the part behind the front; ad. the other way from forward ; bad - ad. wrong; acting against the law; not good ; balance - v. to make two sides or forces equal

    ; ball - n. something round

    ; balloon - n. a device of strong, light material that rises when filled

    with gas lighter than air

    ; ballot - n. a piece of paper used for voting

    ; ban - v. to not permit; to stop; n. an official restriction ; bank - n. an organization that keeps and lends money ; bar - v. to prevent or block

    ; barrier - n. anything that blocks or makes an action difficult ; base - n. a military center; v. to establish as a fact ("Her research was

    based on experiments.")

    ; battle - n. a fight between opposing armed forces

    ; be - v. to live; to happen; to exist

    ; beat - v. to hit again and again

    ; beauty - ad. that which pleases the eye, ear or spirit

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    ; because - prep. for the reason that ("He left because he was sick.") ; become - v. to come to be

    ; bed - n. a sleeping place

    ; before - prep. earlier

    ; begin - v. to do the first part of an action; to start ; behind - ad. at the back of; in back of

    ; believe - v. to think; to feel sure of; to accept as true; to trust ; bell - n. an instrument that makes a musical sound ("a church bell") ; belong - v. to be owned by; to be a member of

    ; below - ad. lower than

    ; best - ad. the most good

    ; betray - v. to turn against; to be false to

    ; better - ad. more good than

    ; between - ad. in the space or time that separates; from one to the

    other ("talks between two nations")

    ; big - ad. of great size; not small

    ; bill - n. a legislative proposal

    ; biology - n. the scientific study of life or living things in all their

    forms

    ; bird - n. a creature that flies

    ; bite - v. to cut with the teeth

    ; black - ad. dark; having the color like that of the night sky ; blame - v. to accuse; to hold responsible

    ; blanket - n. a cloth cover used to keep warm

    ; bleed - v. to lose blood

    ; blind - ad. not able to see

    ; block - v. to stop something from being done; to prevent movement ; blood - n. red fluid in the body

    ; blow - v. to move with force, as in air ("The wind blows.") ; blue - ad. having the color like that of a clear sky ; boat - n. something built to travel on water that carries people or

    goods

    ; body - n. all of a person or animal; the remains of a person or animal ; boil - v. to heat a liquid until it becomes very hot ; bomb - n. a device that explodes with great force; v. to attack or

    destroy with bombs

    ; bone - n. the hard material in the body

    ; book - n. a long written work for reading

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; border - n. a dividing line between nations

    ; born - v. to come to life; to come into existence ; borrow - v. to take as a loan

    ; both - ad. not just one of two, but the two together ; bottle - n. a container, usually made of glass, to hold liquid ; bottom - ad. the lowest part of something

    ; box - n. something to put things into; a container, usually made of

    paper or wood

    ; boy - n. a young male person

    ; boycott - v. to refuse to take part in or deal with ; brain - n. the control center of thought, emotions and body activity of

    all creatures

    ; brave - ad. having no fear

    ; bread - n. a food made from grain

    ; break - v. to divide into parts by force; to destroy ; breathe - v. to take air into the body and let it out again ; bridge - n. a structure built over a waterway, valley or road so people

    and vehicles can cross from one side to the other ; brief - ad. short; not long

    ; bright - ad. giving much light; strong and clear in color ; bring - v. to come with something

    ; broadcast - v. to send information, stories or music by radio or

    television; n. a radio or television program

    ; brother - n. a male with the same father or mother as another person ; brown - ad. having the color like that of coffee

    ; budget - n. a spending plan

    ; build - v. to join materials together to make something ; building - n. anything built for use as a house, factory, office, school,

    store or place of entertainment

    ; bullet - n. a small piece of metal shot from a gun ; burn - v. to be on fire; to destroy or damage by fire ; burst - v. to break open suddenly

    ; bury - v. to put into the ground and cover with earth ; bus - n. a public vehicle to carry people

    ; business - n. one's work; buying and selling to earn money; trade ; busy - ad. doing something; very active

    ; but - conj. however; other than; yet

    ; buy - v. to get by paying something, usually money

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    ; by - conj. near; at; next to ("by the road"); from ("a play by William

    Shakespeare"); not later than ("by midnight")

    C

    ; cabinet - n. a group of ministers that helps lead a government ; call - v. to give a name to ("I call myself John."); to ask for or request

    ("They called for an end to the fighting.")

    ; calm - ad. quiet; peaceful; opposite tense

    ; camera - n. a device for taking pictures

    ; camp - n. a place with temporary housing

    ; campaign - n. a competition by opposing political candidates seeking

    support from voters; a connected series of military actions during a

    war

    ; can - v. to be able to; to have the right to; n. a container used to hold

    liquid or food, usually made of metal

    ; cancel - v. to end; to stop

    ; cancer - n. a disease in which dangerous cells grow quickly and

    destroy parts of the body

    ; candidate - n. a person who seeks or is nominated for an office or an

    honor

    ; capital - n. the official center of a government; the city where a

    country's government is

    ; capitalism - n. an economic system in which the production of most

    goods and services is owned and operated for profit by private citizens

    or companies

    ; capture - v. to make a person or animal a prisoner; to seize or take by

    force; to get control of

    ; car - n. a vehicle with wheels used to carry people; an automobile; a

    part of a train

    ; care - v. to like; to protect; to feel worry or interest ; careful - ad. acting safely; with much thought

    ; carry - v. to take something or someone from one place to another ; case (court) - n. a legal action

    ; case (medical) - n. an incident of disease ("There was only one case of

    chicken pox at the school.")

    ; cat - n. a small animal that often lives with humans

    ; catch - v. to seize after a chase; to stop and seize with the hands ; cause - v. to make happen; n. the thing or person that produces a

    result

    ; cease-fire - n. a halt in fighting, usually by agreement

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    ; celebrate - v. to honor a person or event with special activities ; center - n. the middle of something; the place in the middle; a place

    that is the main point of an activity

    ; century - n. one hundred years

    ; ceremony - n. an act or series of acts done in a special way

    established by tradition

    ; chairman - n. a person leading a meeting or an organized group ; champion - n. the best; the winner

    ; chance - n. a possibility of winning or losing or that something will

    happen

    ; change - v. to make different; to become different

    ; charge - v. to accuse someone of something, usually a crime; n. a

    statement in which someone is accused of something

    ; chase - v. to run or go after someone or something

    ; cheat - v. to get by a trick; to steal from

    ; cheer - v. to shout approval or praise

    ; chemical - n. elements found in nature or made by people;

    substances used in the science of chemistry

    ; chemistry - n. the scientific study of substances, what they are made

    of, how they act under different conditions, and how they form other

    substances

    ; chief - n. the head or leader of a group; ad. leading; most important ; child - n. a baby; a boy or girl

    ; children - n. more than one child

    ; choose - v. to decide between two or more

    ; circle - n. a closed shape that has all its points equally distant from

    the center, like an "O"

    ; citizen - n. a person who is a member of a country by birth or by law ; city - n. any important large town

    ; civilian - ad. not military

    ; civil rights - n. the political, economic and social rights given equally

    to all people of a nation

    ; claim - v. to say something as a fact

    ; clash - n. a battle; v. to fight or oppose

    ; clean - v. to make pure; ad. free from dirt or harmful substances

    ("clean water")

    ; clear - ad. easy to see or see through; easily understood ; clergy - n. a body of officials within a religious organization ; climate - n. the normal weather conditions of a place

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    ; climb - v. to go up or down something by using the feet and

    sometimes the hands

    ; clock - n. a device that measures and shows time

    ; close - v. to make something not open; ad. near to ; cloth - n. a material made from plants, chemicals, animal hair and

    other substances

    ; clothes - n. what people wear

    ; cloud - n. a mass of fog high in the sky

    ; coal - n. a solid black substance used as fuel

    ; coalition - n. forces, groups or nations joined together ; coast - n. land on the edge of the ocean

    ; coffee - n. a drink made from the plant of the same name ; cold - ad. not warm; having or feeling great coolness or a low

    temperature

    ; collect - v. to bring or gather together in one place; to demand and

    receive ("collect taxes")

    ; college - n. a small university

    ; colony - n. land controlled by another country or government ; color - n. the different effects of light on the eye, making blue, red,

    brown, black, yellow and others

    ; combine - v. to mix or bring together

    ; come - v. to move toward; to arrive

    ; command - v. to order; to have power over something ; comment - v. to say something about; to express an opinion about

    something

    ; committee - n. a group of people given special work

    ; common - ad. usual; same for all ("a common purpose") ; communicate - v. to tell; to give or exchange information ; community - n. a group of people living together in one place or area ; company - n. a business organized for trade, industrial or other

    purposes

    ; compare - v. to examine what is different or similar ; compete - v. to try to do as well as, or better than, another or others ; complete - ad. having all parts; ended or finished

    ; complex - ad. of or having many parts that are difficult to

    understand; not simple

    ; compromise - n. the settlement of an argument where each side

    agrees to accept less than first demanded

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    ; computer - n. an electronic machine for storing and organizing

    information, and for communicating with others

    ; concern - n. interest, worry ("express concern about"); v. to fear ("to

    be concerned")

    ; condemn - v. to say a person or action is wrong or bad ; condition - n. something declared necessary to complete an

    agreement; a person's health

    ; conference - n. a meeting

    ; confirm - v. to approve; to say that something is true ; conflict - n. a fight; a battle, especially a long one

    ; congratulate - v. to praise a person or to express pleasure for success

    or good luck

    ; Congress - n. the organization of people elected to make the laws of

    the United States (the House of Representatives and the Senate); a

    similar organization in other countries

    ; connect - v. to join one thing to another; to unite; to link ; conservative - n. one who usually supports tradition and opposes

    great change

    ; consider - v. to give thought to; to think about carefully ; constitution - n. the written general laws and ideas that form a

    nation's system of government

    ; contain - v. to hold; to include

    ; container - n. a box, bottle or can used to hold something ; continent - n. any of the seven great land areas of the world ; continue - v. to go on doing or being

    ; control - v. to direct; to have power over

    ; convention - n. a large meeting for a special purpose

    ; cook - v. to heat food before eating it

    ; cool - ad. almost cold

    ; cooperate - v. to act or work together

    ; copy - v. to make something exactly like another; n. something made

    to look exactly like another

    ; corn - n. a food grain

    ; correct - ad. true; free from mistakes; v. to change to what is right ; cost - n. the price or value of something ("The cost of the book is five

    dollars."); v. to be valued at ("The book costs five dollars.") ; cotton - n. a material made from a plant of the same name ; count - v. to speak or add numbers

    ; country - n. a nation; the territory of a nation; land away from cities

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