9th Grade Words of the Day

This Words for the Day webpage helps grade 9 students learn words at their levels efficiently. In addition to showing words of the current day, the page also has words of the recent 15 or 50 days to review. It's a handy app for 9th-grade students to get words and their meanings, examples, and context sources.

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 Word of the Day for Grade 9
Specified Day: 2024-07-21

There is no new word today!
Every weekend, the first day of each month, winter break (Dec 23 to Jan 6), and summer (part of July and all of August) are word-free days.
Today has no new words, but you can review the recent ones from 2024-07-19.

Review Words:   Rrecent 15 days   Recent 50 days
Words of the recent 15 days
2024-07-12   (Back to the Day)
  worthwhile   speakExamples  
a. sufficiently valuable; important to be worth one's time, effort, or interest
2024-07-11   (Back to the Day)
  trek   speakExamples  
n. travel; journey or leg of a journey, especially when slow or difficult
  vaccine   speakExamples  
n. harmless form of the germs that cause a disease to prevent people getting the actual disease
  ventriloquist   speakExamples  
n. one who can make his voice seem to come from another person or thing
2024-07-10   (Back to the Day)
  therapeutic   speakExamples  
a. curative; having or exhibiting healing powers; relating to healing art
  toxic   speakExamples  
a. poisonous; caused by a toxin or other poison
2024-07-09   (Back to the Day)
  sophomoric   speakExamples  
a. immature; half-baked, like a sophomore
  spasmodic   speakExamples  
a. affected by involuntary jerky muscular contractions; periodic
  terrain   speakExamples  
n. piece of ground having specific characteristics or military potential; area of land; ground
2024-07-08   (Back to the Day)
  slacken   speakExamples  
v. become slower; loosen; become less vigorous, intense, or severe
  smolder   speakExamples  
v. burn without flame; be liable to break out at any moment
2024-07-05   (Back to the Day)
  sheathe   speakExamples  
v. enclose with protective covering; encase; cover up or hide
  skeptic   speakExamples  
n. doubter; person who suspends judgment until evidence has been examined
2024-07-04   (Back to the Day)
  rodent   speakExamples  
n. gnawing; biting; corroding; any of various mammals of rodent, such as a mouse, rat, squirrel,
  rotate   speakExamples  
v. plant or grow in a fixed cyclic order of succession; swirl; revolve; turn on or around an axis or a center
  scrumptious   speakExamples  
a. nice; particular; fastidious; excellent; fine
2024-07-03   (Back to the Day)
  repatriate   speakExamples  
v. restore or return to the country of birth, citizenship, or origin
  retreat   speakExamples  
n. receding; pull back or move away or backward; withdrawal of troops to a more favorable position
2024-07-02   (Back to the Day)
  rampage   speakExamples  
n. violent or riotous behavior; state of excitement, passion, or debauchery
  ration   speakExamples  
n. allotment; allowance; portion; allot; distribute in rations
  reconnaissance   speakExamples  
n. gain information about enemy; inspection or exploration of an area
2024-06-28   (Back to the Day)
  protrude   speakExamples  
v. extend out or project in space; stick out
  quixotic   speakExamples  
a. idealistic without regard to practicality
2024-06-27   (Back to the Day)
  plagiarize   speakExamples  
v. steal another's ideas and pass them off as one's own
  poncho   speakExamples  
n. a kind of cloak worn by the Spanish Americans, having the form of a blanket, with a slit in the middle for the head to pass through
  proliferate   speakExamples  
v. grow rapidly; propagate; reproduce
2024-06-26   (Back to the Day)
  ozone   speakExamples  
n. unstable, poisonous allotrope of oxygen
  pesky   speakExamples  
a. pestering; vexatious; troublesome; causing irritation or annoyance
2024-06-25   (Back to the Day)
  inhibit   speakExamples  
v. restrain; prevent or forbid; hold back
  landslide   speakExamples  
n. slide of a large mass of dirt and rock down a mountain or cliff; overwhelming electoral victory
  outmoded   speakExamples  
a. no longer usable or practical; obsolete; not in fashion
2024-06-24   (Back to the Day)
  inept   speakExamples  
a. lacking of judgment, sense, or reason; unsuited; inappropriate; foolish
  inflate   speakExamples  
v. expand; fill with air or gas; increase the amount or availability of
2024-06-21   (Back to the Day)
  ignite   speakExamples  
v. kindle; cause to start burning; set fire to
  immigrant   speakExamples  
n. one who comes to a country where they were not born in order to settle there; non-native
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