10th Grade Words of the Day

To help grade 10 students learn words at their levels efficiently, in addition to showing words of the day, the page also has words of recent 15 or 50 days to review. It's a handy app for grade 10 students to get words and their meanings, examples, and context sources.
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 Word of the Day for Grade 10
Specified Day: 2024-04-16
aluminumspeak speak spelling sentences 
n. silvery ductile metallic element
In the darkness at the end of a corridor she had to feel the aluminum figures on the door-panels.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXXII
On the center table was a Sears-Roebuck mail-order catalogue, a silver frame with photographs of the Baptist Church and of an elderly clergyman, and an aluminum tray containing a rattlesnake's rattle and a broken spectacle-lens.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XV
ovationspeak speak spelling sentences 
n. enthusiastic, prolonged applause; show of public homage or welcome
With the same complacent smile he told her of the ovations he had received in consequence of the act he had passed.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In PART 1: Chapter 33
cataclysmspeak speak spelling sentences 
n. an event resulting in great loss and misfortune; deluge or overflowing of water
The cataclysm has happened, we are among the ruins, we start to build up new little habitats, to have new little hopes.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 1
Review Words:   Rrecent 15 days   Recent 50 days
Words of the recent 15 days
2024-04-15   (Back to the Day)
  pandemonium   speakExamples  
n. state of extreme confusion and disorder; very noisy place
  insolvent   speakExamples  
a. bankrupt; unable to repay one's debts
2024-04-12   (Back to the Day)
  innocuous   speakExamples  
a. having no adverse effect; harmless
  circumvent   speakExamples  
v. surround an enemy; enclose or entrap; beat by cleverness and wit
2024-04-11   (Back to the Day)
  longevity   speakExamples  
n. long life; great duration of life; long duration or continuance, as in an occupation
  scribble   speakExamples  
v. write or draw carelessly and in a hurry; doodle; meaningless marks and lines
  quintessence   speakExamples  
n. pure, highly concentrated essence of a thing
2024-04-10   (Back to the Day)
  debonair   speakExamples  
a. friendly; of good appearance and manners; graceful
  endorse   speakExamples  
v. acknowledge by signing a bill, draft, or other instrument; approve; support
2024-04-09   (Back to the Day)
  retaliate   speakExamples  
v. do something harmful or negative to get revenge for some harm; fight back or respond in kind to an injury or affront
  pithy   speakExamples  
a. precisely meaningful; forceful and brief
  foray   speakExamples  
n. assault; an initial attempt; a sudden short attack
2024-04-08   (Back to the Day)
  cache   speakExamples  
n. hiding place; secret store of valuables or money
  extirpate   speakExamples  
v. root out; eradicate, literally or figuratively; destroy wholly
2024-04-05   (Back to the Day)
  tether   speakExamples  
v. tie with rope; fasten or restrict with rope or chain
  redundant   speakExamples  
a. exceeding what is necessary or natural; repetitious; excessively wordy
2024-04-04   (Back to the Day)
  elucidate   speakExamples  
v. make clear or plain, especially by explanation; clarify
  glut   speakExamples  
v. fill beyond capacity, especially with food; swallow greedlly
  evaporate   speakExamples  
v. vaporize; disappear; change into a vapor
2024-04-03   (Back to the Day)
  caper   speakExamples  
v. leap or jump about in a sprightly manner; skip; spring
  intimidation   speakExamples  
n. act of making timid or fearful , of deterring by threats; state of being intimidated
2024-04-02   (Back to the Day)
  elite   speakExamples  
n. a group or class of persons enjoying superior intellectual or social or economic status
  cram   speakExamples  
v. pack; force, press, or squeeze into an insufficient space
  encroach   speakExamples  
v. intrude; invade; take another's rights gradually; advance beyond proper or former limits
2024-03-29   (Back to the Day)
  assay   speakExamples  
v. analyze; evaluate; examine by trial or experiment; put to test
  fahrenheit   speakExamples  
a. of or relating to a temperature scale proposed by the inventor of the mercury thermometer
2024-03-28   (Back to the Day)
  impel   speakExamples  
v. drive or force onward; drive forward; urge to action through moral pressure
  strident   speakExamples  
a. loud and harsh; insistent; high-pitched; rough-sounding
  incantation   speakExamples  
n. singing or chanting of magic spells; magical formula; verbal charm or spell
2024-03-27   (Back to the Day)
  overt   speakExamples  
a. open to view; not secret or hidden
  escapade   speakExamples  
n. wild and exciting undertaking; adventurous or unconventional act
2024-03-26   (Back to the Day)
  navigate   speakExamples  
v. steer; direct; follow a planned course on, across, or through
  evoke   speakExamples  
v. bring out; arouse; call forth
  regimen   speakExamples  
n. prescribed diet and habits; a systematic plan for therapy; governmental rule or control
2024-03-25   (Back to the Day)
  vaudeville   speakExamples  
n. a variety show with songs and comic acts etc.
  negligible   speakExamples  
a. so small, trifling, or unimportant that it may be easily disregarded
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