New Words for Grade 10

To help student learn words at their levels efficiently, we divide words of "Useful Word of the Day 2020" into two groups. This page is for students in 10th grade and lower.
 New Words for Grade 10
Recent New Words for Grade 10:
equity Detail  
email chain Detail  
render Detail  
bleeping Detail  
meadow Detail  
ranger Detail  
adherence Detail  
soar Detail  
prick Detail  
electrified Detail  
wriggle Detail  
circus Detail  
at a time Detail  
indictment Detail  
grounds Detail  
100 Words list: 2020-10-15, 2019-11-09
equity   n. the value of the shares issued by a company Detail
email chain   n. an email message that includes a running list of all the succeeding replies starting with the original email Detail
render   v. cause to be or become; make Detail
bleeping   a. making a short high-pitched sound or sounds Detail
meadow   n. a piece of grassland, especially one used for hay Detail
ranger   n. a keeper of a park, forest, or area of countryside Detail
adherence   n. attachment or commitment to a person, cause, or belief Detail
soar   v. quickly increases by a great deal Detail
prick   v. make a small hole in (something) with a sharp point Detail
electrified   a. having a sudden sense of great excitement, thrilled Detail
wriggle   v. twist and turn with quick writhing movements Detail
circus   n. something noisy and confused Detail
at a time   ad. during one particular moment Detail
indictment   n. a thing that serves to illustrate that a system or situation is bad and deserves to be condemned Detail
grounds   n. (pl) factors forming a basis for action or the justification for a belief Detail
disperse   v. distribute or spread over a wide area Detail
flout   v. openly disregard Detail
globe-trot   v. travel widely Detail
looming   a. giving signs of immediate occurrence Detail
uproar   n. a loud and impassioned noise or disturbance Detail
hashtag   n. a word or phrase preceded by a hash sign, used on social media to identify messages on a specific topic Detail
repatriate   v. send someone back to their own country Detail
first responder   n. a person, like a policeman, who is responsible for going immediately to provide assistance Detail
long game   n. considering the future implications of current choices, thinking ahead, being deliberate and patient Detail
trajectory   n. path followed by a projectile flying or an object moving under the action of given forces Detail
grim   a. forbidding or uninviting Detail
rampant   a. flourishing or spreading unchecked Detail
custodial   a. relating to or requiring imprisonment Detail
instrumental   a. serving as a means of pursuing an aim or policy Detail
gauge   v. estimate or determine the magnitude, amount, or volume of Detail
take up   v. claim or accept of something, esp a state benefit, that is due or available Detail
bump into   v. meet someone unexpectedly, accidentally hit against something Detail
scuffle   n. a short, confused fight or struggle at close quarters Detail
glimpse   n. a momentary or partial view Detail
prolific   a. present in large numbers or quantities, plentiful Detail
crop up   v. appear, occur, or come to one's notice unexpectedly Detail
shield   v. protect someone or something from a danger Detail
devour   v. read books or literature quickly and eagerly Detail
propel   v. drive, push, or cause to move in a particular direction Detail
encroachment   n. intrusion on a person's territory or rights Detail
spill over   v. continue for a longer time than expected, reach or influence a larger area Detail
vulnerable   a. susceptible to physical or emotional attack or harm Detail
fallout   n. adverse side effects or results of a situation Detail
craftspeople   n. workers who practice a trade or craft Detail
resilience   n. the capacity to recover quickly from difficulties; toughness Detail
concur   v. be of the same opinion; agree Detail
level off   v. approach or reach a steady rate, volume, or amount Detail
ventilator   n. an appliance for artificial respiration, a respirator Detail
stage   v. evaluate a patient to determine the phase, severity, or progression of a disease Detail
communal   a. shared by all members of a community, for common use Detail
proximity   n. nearness in space, time, or relationship Detail
stand   n. a small often open-air structure for a small retail business Detail
vicar   n. a representative or deputy of a bishop Detail
makeshift   a. serving as a temporary substitute; sufficient for the time being Detail
ready   v. prepare someone or something for an activity or purpose Detail
by far   ad. far and away, much more of a particular quality than anything else Detail
depict   v. show or represent by a drawing, painting, or other art forms Detail
congregate   v. gather into a crowd or mass Detail
chant   v. say or shout repeatedly in a singsong tone Detail
curfew   n. a regulation requiring people to remain indoors between specified hours, typically at night Detail
menace   n. a person or thing that is likely to cause harm Detail
curate   v. select, organize, and look after the items in a collection or exhibition Detail
binge-watch   v. watch multiple episodes of a television program in rapid succession Detail
stellar   a. of an extremely high standard Detail
dropout   n. a person who has abandoned a course of study Detail
free fall   v. move under the force of gravity only; fall rapidly Detail
shoot up   v. increase quickly by a large amount Detail
mitigation   n. action of reducing the severity, seriousness, or painfulness of something Detail
perusal   n. the action of reading or examining something Detail
surfeit   n. an excessive amount of something Detail
seminal   a, strongly influencing later developments Detail
out of the woods   ad. out of danger or difficulty Detail
contain   v. control or restrain Detail
row   n. a noisy acrimonious quarrel Detail
dampen   v. make less strong or intense Detail
refute   v. prove something to be wrong or false; disprove Detail
hashtag   n. a word or phrase preceded by a hash or pound sign to identify messages Detail
grant   n. a sum of money given by an organization, especially a government Detail
pilfer   v. steal, typically things of relatively little value Detail
bid   n. an attempt to achieve or get something Detail
news outlet   n. a newspaper, television company or other mass media which publishes news stories Detail
reveal   v. make secret information known to others Detail
entail   v. cause something as a necessary or inevitable part or consequence Detail
getaway   n. an escape or quick departure, especially after committing a crime ¬† Detail
surveillance   n. close observation, especially of a suspected spy or criminal¬† Detail
bring to its knees   v. almost defeat someone, or to make them extremely weak Detail
sack   v. plunder and destroy a captured town, building, or other place Detail
acquire   v. buy an object or asset for oneself, take over Detail
envision   v. imagine as a future possibility; visualize Detail
phenomenal   a. very remarkable; extraordinary Detail
missionary   n. a person sent on a religious mission, especially one sent to promote Christianity in a foreign country Detail
at times   ad. at intervals: occasionally, from time to time Detail
stir   v. call forth, provoke, rouse to activity Detail
in the wake of   ad. happening after an event or as a result of it Detail
smear   v. coat or mark something messily or carelessly with a greasy or sticky substance Detail
operative   n. a worker, especially a skilled one in a manufacturing industry Detail
blow cover   v. expose true identity or motives after they had been intentionally Detail
plague   v. cause continual trouble or distress to Detail
categorical   a. unambiguously explicit and direct Detail
holocaust   n. destruction or slaughter on a mass scale, especially caused by fire or nuclear war Detail