4th Grade vocab Unit #2

  1. noble
    • adj.) of high birth or rank, outstanding, of good moral character
    • n.) someone of high rank or birth
    • The children of the Queen of England are considered noble.
  2. policy
    • n.) a plane, set of rules, or ways to act, a written insurance, or contract
    • Honesty is the best policy.
  3. drought
    • n.) a long time without rain, a prolonged shortage
    • Arizona's hot weather often has droughts that are not good for growing plants.
  4. distract
    • v.) to draw attention to something else, cause to turn aside, to disturb
    • The TV can distract you from doing your homework quickly.
  5. collide
    • v.) to strike against each other with force, to clash
    • The cars collided causing much damage.
  6. content
    • adj.) pleased with or accepting of, wanting anything else.
    • n.) an amount that is held, or contained the meaning or subject of
    • The cat was very content sitting in the sunlight.
  7. blossom
    • n.) a flower or group of flowers; the state or time of flowering
    • v.) to have or produce flowers; to develop, open up or appear
    • Flowers blossom in the Spring.
  8. constant
    • adj.) never stopping; recurring; staying the same, loyal, steady
    • n.) something that does not change or vary
    • The constant noise is making it hard to focus.
  9. slight
    • adj.) small in size or degree; not much; not important
    • v.) to treat as unimportant, to make light
    • n.) an act of neglect or discourtesy
    • His comments were so slight, they didn't bother me.
  10. foul
    • adj.) unpleasant to the senses; dirty or polluted, dishonorable; against the rules of a sport or game, stormy or rainy.
    • The garbage smells so foul.
    • n.) a violation of the rules; a ball that goes outside the boundary lines (like in baseball)
    • v.) to pollute or make filthy; to break the rules of a game (to commit a foul like in basketball).
  11. quiver
    • n.) a case used to hold arrows; a trembling motion
    • v.) to shake or tremble
    • The freezing rain made me shiver.
  12. tidy
    • adj.) neat and in good order; comfortable or large amount
    • v.) to put things in neat or proper order
    • I wish my daughter would keep her room tidy.
  13. dread
    • v.) to be afraid; to fear or feel deep worry
    • n.) deep fear or uneasiness over what may happen
    • I dread getting up early in the morning on snowy days to drive to work.
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4th Grade vocab Unit #2
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