8th Grade Words of the Day

To help grade 8 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 8 students to get words and their meanings, examples, and context sources.
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 Word of the Day for Grade 8
Specified Day: 2024-04-24
hostelspeak speak spelling sentences 
n. inexpensive supervised lodging, especially for youths on bicycling trips
n. a large house where people can stay free or cheaply
accompanistspeak speak spelling sentences 
n. a person who provides musical accompaniment, usually on a piano
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Words of the recent 15 days
2024-04-23   (Back to the Day)
  improvise   speakExamples  
v. compose, perform, or do something with little or no preparation
  mayonnaise   speakExamples  
n. a thick, white sauce made from oil, vinegar, and the yellow part of eggs, usually eaten cold
2024-04-22   (Back to the Day)
  microwave   speakExamples  
n. an electric oven that uses waves of energy to cook or heat food quickly
n. a very short electromagnetic wave
  audit   speakExamples  
v. make an official examination of the accounts of a business and produce a report
2024-04-19   (Back to the Day)
  moccasin   speakExamples  
n. soft leather shoe; originally worn by Native Americans
  jaguar   speakExamples  
n. a large wild animal of the cat family that lives in Central and South America
2024-04-18   (Back to the Day)
  interjection   speakExamples  
n. an abrupt remark, made especially as an interruption
n. an occasion when someone interrupts someone else
  bayou   speakExamples  
n. an area of slowly moving water at the side of the main river
2024-04-17   (Back to the Day)
  minutiae   speakExamples  
n. the small, precise, or trivial details of something
  trigonometry   speakExamples  
n. a type of mathematics that deals with the relationship between the angles and sides of triangles
2024-04-16   (Back to the Day)
  anthropology   speakExamples  
n. social science that studies origins and social relationships of human beings
  solstice   speakExamples  
n. either of the two times of a year when the sun is at its greatest distance from the celestial equator
2024-04-15   (Back to the Day)
  misdemeanor   speakExamples  
n. minor crime; evil conduct; misdeed
  supervise   speakExamples  
v. manage a department or project and make sure that things are done correctly; administer
2024-04-12   (Back to the Day)
  nonchalant   speakExamples  
a. behaving in a calm manner, often in a way that suggests you are not interested or do not care
  sponsor   speakExamples  
v. support a person or activity by giving money or other help
2024-04-11   (Back to the Day)
  auditorium   speakExamples  
n. area of theater or concert hall where audience sits
n. a large public building where meetings and concerts are held
  stationery   speakExamples  
n. paper cut to right size for writing letters; writing materials and office supplies
2024-04-10   (Back to the Day)
  acclaim   speakExamples  
v. applaud; give public approval and praise
  confiscate   speakExamples  
v. officially take private property away from someone, usually by legal authority
2024-04-09   (Back to the Day)
  correlation   speakExamples  
n. mutual relationship; a connection between two or more facts
  shear   speakExamples  
v. cut or clip hair; strip of something; remove by cutting or clipping
2024-04-08   (Back to the Day)
  encyclopedia   speakExamples  
n. a reference work containing articles on various topics
  exasperate   speakExamples  
v. make someone very annoyed, usually when in difficult situations
2024-04-05   (Back to the Day)
  penguin   speakExamples  
n. short-legged flightless birds of cold southern Antarctic regions
  commitment   speakExamples  
n. a promise or firm decision to do something
n. act of binding yourself to a course of action
2024-04-04   (Back to the Day)
  abbreviation   speakExamples  
n. shortening something by omitting parts of it
  maneuver   speakExamples  
n. a movement or set of movements needing skill and care; strategy
2024-04-03   (Back to the Day)
  gazelle   speakExamples  
n. small swift graceful antelope of Africa and Asia having large eyes
  aqueduct   speakExamples  
n. a structure for carrying water across land, especially one like bridge that carries pipes or a canal across a valley
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