High School: 9th Grade Words

The page shows word lists for students of 9th Grade; it includes spelling words and academic words for arts, which are essential vocabulary for 9th Grade classes. The 9th grade is a watershed for students who pursue to go further in an academic way. If you are one of them, you should start to focus on related subjects. However, English is the foundation of all educational activities; if you don't want to miss the last chance to develop vocabulary skills, start to work on the 9th-grade spelling word list right now.
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Grade 9 is a fantastic year to start high school life, although a few people have 9th grade in junior high school or middle school. 9th grade is a watershed for students who begin to consider their future fields in many cases.

If you want to go further in the academic direction, you should start to focus on related subjects; but English skill is the foundation of most of them. Some students begin accumulating words from grade 9 because high school is the best chance to develop persuasive and professional English skills. This 9th-grade spelling list word is an excellent option if you want to join them.

We group the 9th-grade spelling word list into eight sub-lists and show them together. You can learn them on one webpage. Each word is clickable to display its explanation. Also, 9th-grade spelling list PDF files and worksheets are available on the same page to download or print. They are used for traditional paper working and practicing.

In addition to grade 9 spelling list PDF files and printable worksheets, by the quick entrance, you can enjoy fantastic e-learning web features, like words with meaning and sentence, spelling exercises, and definition quizzes.
9th Grade Spelling Words List 1  
Word List Spelling Quiz Worksheet Speaking 1 Speaking 2
abrupt
abstract
abundantly
abuse
adopt
adorn
adversary
affect
affection
agile
ailment
alert
ally
almond
aloft
alter
anathema
anguish
anticipate
antiquated
antique
applaud
appoint
apprehensive
approximate
apt
archetype
arena
assault
assemble
assist
associate
assuage
atrophy
attain
attend
attentive
attire
awkward
babble
baffle
baggage
basin
benefit
bestow
biennial
blemish
blockade
blossom
bluff
blunder
blunt
bluster
boggle
bonanza
bonus
boycott
brawl
breach
breadth
brittle
calculate
9th Grade Spelling Words List 2  
Word List Spelling Quiz Worksheet Speaking 1 Speaking 2
canary
cannibal
capable
capacity
captive
captivity
cargo
cease
celebrity
ceremony
chant
checkered
cherish
circumference
civilian
clammy
classify
coincide
colossal
commence
commend
compel
competing
conceal
conclude
confederate
consequence
consist
console
conspicuous
contempt
content
contract
contribute
convert
convict
cooperation
cordial
corral
corrode
crafty
crimson
crisis
crude
dainty
dampen
dapper
deadly
debate
deciduous
decipher
defect
degrade
dejected
deliberate
demolish
dense
dependable
deplete
depress
deputy
9th Grade Spelling Words List 3  
Word List Spelling Quiz Worksheet Speaking 1 Speaking 2
desire
despair
detain
devoid
dexterity
differ
digest
diminish
discard
discharge
dismiss
displace
disproportionate
dispute
disrupt
dissolve
distress
distribute
document
domesticate
doting
drab
drench
drought
drowsy
dual
duplicate
dwell
ease
economical
edict
effective
efficient
elaborate
elated
elevate
elude
embark
emerge
employ
enchant
enclose
endanger
endow
enforce
engross
engulf
ensure
envy
epidemic
equator
establish
estimate
eternal
ethnic
excel
expanse
expedition
expletive
export
extensive
exterminate
9th Grade Spelling Words List 4  
Word List Spelling Quiz Worksheet Speaking 1 Speaking 2
extreme
facet
factor
faithful
famine
fare
fascinating
fatal
feat
feeble
felicitous
ferocious
ferry
fertilizer
festive
fiber
finance
firmament
fissure
flammable
fluctuate
fluent
focus
foe
foul
fracas
fragrant
frail
fraudulent
function
fuse
fuss
gait
gallant
gambol
gamut
garment
gauche
genius
genuine
glamour
glare
gourmet
gradual
grove
grudge
gruel
grumble
guileless
hangar
hatch
haven
hazardous
hazy
hectic
herbivorous
hinge
hobble
horde
hospitable
hospitality
hostage
9th Grade Spelling Words List 5  
Word List Spelling Quiz Worksheet Speaking 1 Speaking 2
huddle
humble
ignite
ignorance
immigrant
immune
immunity
impecunious
impede
imperturbable
implore
impose
impressive
incongruous
indomitable
industrious
inept
infection
infirmity
inflate
inhabit
inhibit
install
interpret
invaluable
jagged
jeopardy
jolt
jostle
justify
lament
lance
landslide
lash
latitude
lecture
leisurely
leniency
linger
lofty
logic
longitude
loom
loot
lull
luminous
manufacture
marine
marvel
massive
mature
mere
misery
mishap
mistrust
modify
moisture
monarch
monotonous
moor
morsel
myth
9th Grade Spelling Words List 6  
Word List Spelling Quiz Worksheet Speaking 1 Speaking 2
neglect
neutral
numerous
oblivious
obsolete
obtain
occasional
offend
oligarchy
omit
omniscient
ooze
oppose
ostrich
outline
outmoded
outstanding
overwhelm
ozone
paraphernalia
particle
pasture
pathetic
peculiar
peer
penetrate
peninsula
permission
persevere
persist
pesky
phonetic
placid
plagiarize
plea
plummet
plunder
pneumonia
policy
poncho
portable
portion
positive
poverty
precursor
predicament
prerogative
pressure
previous
prey
primary
prime
proceed
prodigy
progeny
proliferate
propel
protrude
provoke
pursue
pyramid
qualify
9th Grade Spelling Words List 7  
Word List Spelling Quiz Worksheet Speaking 1 Speaking 2
quench
query
quest
quiver
quixotic
raillery
rampage
rampant
ransom
ration
razor
reciprocal
reconciliation
reconnaissance
recount
reflect
reign
reinforce
reject
rejoice
reliable
remorse
render
repatriate
repel
reserve
restrain
restrict
retain
retreat
retrieve
revolve
rigid
rigor
rodent
rotate
ruin
salvage
sanctuary
sanitary
scamper
scoff
scour
scrumptious
scuffle
scurry
shabby
sheathe
shed
shred
shrewd
shrivel
shroud
sift
sincere
sinister
skeptic
slacken
slight
smolder
solitary
soothe
9th Grade Spelling Words List 8  
Word List Spelling Quiz Worksheet Speaking 1 Speaking 2
sophomoric
span
spasmodic
staple
stench
stern
strategy
strive
stuffy
suitable
supervisor
supplement
supreme
sustain
sympathy
symptom
synthesis
tardy
tariff
temporary
tentative
terrain
terrific
territory
therapeutic
thrifty
tidy
toxic
trace
transfer
transport
treacherous
treaty
trek
tremor
trespass
tropical
troublesome
trudge
tyrant
uneasy
unruly
unscathed
upheaval
utilitarian
vacant
vaccine
vanish
vanity
vanquish
vast
ventriloquist
versatile
vertigo
veteran
victor
visual
vital
vivid
volume
vow
waft
warrant
widespread
withdraw
worthwhile
Academic Words
Word List for Arts
Difficult words are important supplementary to spelling words and reading words. Many high school students plan to take standardized tests, like SAT or ACT, in which academic vocabulary plays an essential role. This list is for 9th Grade students to prepare high level vocabulary.
Difficult Words 1   Word List Online Card Worksheet
absolve
Speak
v. let off hook; relieve of requirement or obligation
abstinent
Speak
a. self-restraining; not indulging an appetite especially for food or drink
accolade
Speak
n. award of merit; expression of approval; praise
adamant
Speak
a. extremely hard; inflexible; stubbornly unyielding
aesthetics
Speak
n. the branch of philosophy dealing with beauty and taste, emphasizing the evaluative criteria that are applied to art
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Difficult Words 2   Word List Online Card Worksheet
abridge
Speak
v. condense; shorten; reduce length of written text
accost
Speak
v. approach and speak to boldly or aggressively, as with demand or request
affinity
Speak
n. natural attraction, liking, or feeling of kinship; relationship by marriage
agnostic
Speak
n. one who is skeptical of existence of a god or any ultimate reality
alacrity
Speak
n. cheerful promptness or willingness; eagerness; speed or quickness
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