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Term Cat BK Lsn O/R Definition/Explanation


' nbr 13 4 R symbol for foot/feet (measurement)

- nbr 07 2 O minus/subtraction sign

" nbr 13 4 R symbol for inch/inches (measurement)


$ nbr 01 3 O dollar sign

% nbr 13 3 O percent sign


(all) by oneself e 15 4 O alone

(go) on a diet e 13 4 O restrict food intake


+ nbr 07 2 O plus/addition sign

= nbr 01 3 O equals sign

÷ nbr 07 2 0 division sign


¢ nbr 01 3 O cent sign

0 — 20 nbr 01 1 O numbers zero — twenty


0 = operator n 08 3 O a person who works a telephone switchboard (telephone
operator)
1,000 — 500,000 nbr 02 2 O one thousand — five hundred thousand
101 — 999 nbr 02 1 O one hundred (and) one — nine hundred ninety-nine

1st Lt ab 04 2 R abbreviation for First Lieutenant in the US Air Force


(abbreviation is different in US Army and MC)
21 — 100 nbr 01 2 O numbers twenty-one — one hundred

2nd Lt n 04 2 R abbreviation for Second Lieutenant in the US Air Force


(abbreviation is different in US Army and MC)
501,000 — 1,000,000 nbr 02 4 O five hundred (and) one thousand — one million

a j 01 1 O indefinite article
a few j 05 2 O not many; some (used with count nouns)

a few r 13 4 O a small number


a good deal of e 20 1 O a lot of

a great deal of e 20 1 O a lot of

a green thumb e 14 2 R good luck or talent for making things grow


a little a 14 2 O not much

a little r 13 4 O a small amount


a little j 05 2 O a small amount/quantity (used with noncount nouns)

a little white lie e 09 3 R a diplomatic well- intentioned untruth


a lot r 13 4 O a great many/amount

a lot a 14 2 O to a great extent; very much


a lot of j 05 2 O a large amount/quantity (used with count, noncount nouns)

a quarter past/after/ to/till (hour) e 08 4 O 15 minutes after/before the (hour)

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Term Cat BK Lsn O/R Definition/Explanation
a while n 15 3 O a length of time

a.m. ab 03 1 O before noon (ante meridian)


Aa-Zz 01 3 O letters of the alphabet

abandon v 25 2 O to leave, quit,forsake

abbreviation n 21 3 O a shortened form


ability n 16 4 O power and skill to do/think/make something

-able af 19 3 O verb/noun + -able = adj


abnormal j 21 1 O not usual; odd

aboard a 25 2 O on/in a ship, plane, etc.


about p 05 1 O relating to; on the subject of

about a 10 4 O approximately; a little more or less than

above p 07 3 O over; higher than


above all e 25 1 O before every other consideration

abroad a 14 4 O to/in another country


abrupt j 26 1 O sudden

absent j 07 2 O not in class/here/school


absolute j 27 3 O complete; without restriction

absolutely a 19 2 O completely

absorb v 21 2 O take in
abundance n 21 3 O more than enough

abundant j 24 1 O present in great quantity


academic j 18 1 O concerning teaching/studying

academy n 18 1 O school for training in a special skill


accelerate v 20 3 O increase the speed of

accept v 12 2 O to take/receive; approve

access n 24 1 O means, place, or way of approach


accessory n 29 4 O something extra

accident n 09 2 O a mishap; an unintended happening


accidental j 14 4 O happening by chance

accidentally a 14 4 O happening by chance


accompany v 26 4 O to go with

accomplish v 19 3 O to succeed in doing

accord n 30 4 O an agreement
according to p 19 2 O in agreement with; as stated by

account n 09 1 O a business arrangement involving credit or the exchange of


money
account for v 19 3 O explain

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Term Cat BK Lsn O/R Definition/Explanation
accumulate v 24 3 O collect or bring together

accuracy n 23 4 O correctness/precision
accurate j 23 4 O exact/precise

accuse v 21 3 O to charge with an error or offense

ache n 11 1 O a continuous dull pain


ache v 11 1 O to have or suffer continuous dull pain

achieve v 19 3 O to do successfully
acid n 27 4 O a chemical substance

acquire v 18 1 O to gain/possess as one's own


across p 09 2 O opposite

act v 16 3 O to perform; behave

activate v 26 1 O to cause to start/be active


active j 16 1 O engaged in an action or activity

activity n 16 1 O series of actions; movement; something that is done


actor n 16 3 O man who acts in play or movie

actress n 16 3 O woman who acts in a play or movie


actual j 24 1 O real

actually a 24 1 O existing in fact

actuate v 28 4 O to put into action


adapt v 24 3 O made adjustments

add v 07 2 O to combine to form a sum


add on v 12 3 O to increase size of

addition n 12 3 O something added


additional j 20 2 O in addition/added

additive n 30 2 O a substance added to something to change it in some way

address n 06 3 O number and name of a location where someone lives, works,


etc.
adequate j 22 4 O sufficient
adhere (to) v 22 3 O stick firmly; follow

adjust v 16 4 O to change in order to make suitable

adjust to v 19 3 O adapt
admiral n 16 2 O highest ranking officer in the US Navy O-10

admire v 29 3 O to regard with pleasure and respect


admit v 24 4 O allow to enter; acknowledge or assent to

adopt v 30 3 O to take for one's own


adult n 29 1 O a fully grown person, especially of legal age

adult n 10 2 R a grown person, usually over 18 or 21 years

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Term Cat BK Lsn O/R Definition/Explanation
advance v 23 4 O go forward

advanced j 14 1 O ahead/higher in progress/development


advances n 25 1 O progress in development

advantage n 21 4 O favorable condition

adventure n 16 3 O exciting, strange, sometimes dangerous experience/activity


advertise v 17 2 O to make known to public (sale, service, etc.)

advertisement (ad) n 17 2 O notice of something for sale (usually in paper or TV)


advice n 09 3 O counsel; opinion given by one person to another

advise v 18 3 O to give advice, recommend, or suggest


affect v 21 2 O produce an effect on

afford v 14 3 O to be able to do, spend, buy, without loss

afraid j 15 2 O sorry (polite expression)


afraid (of) j 10 2 O frightened (of); full of fear (of)

Africa n 15 3 R a continent south of Europe between the Atlantic and Indian


Oceans
after c 10 1 O following the time when

after p 03 1 O at a later time


afternoon n 03 1 O the period between midday and sunset

afterward(s) a 15 2 O later, after that


A-G; a-g 01 1 O letters of the alphabet

again a 04 1 O another time; once more


against p 16 2 O contrary to

age n 13 4 O period of time a person has lived or a thing has existed

ago a 03 3 O in the past


agree v 18 3 O to have/share same opinion feeling, purpose, etc.

agreement n 18 3 O an understanding between people; a contract


ahead a 11 2 R in front; in advance

ahead of p 11 2 O in front of
aid n 21 3 O assistance

aid v 21 3 O help; assist

aim v 23 4 O control direction


aim n 22 3 O purpose/intention

air n 10 3 O mixture of gases surrounding earth; that which we breathe


air conditioner n 16 4 O apparatus to cool air in a car, room, building

air conditioning n 17 2 R system to cool a building


Air Force n 02 2 O a branch of the military

aircraft n 24 2 O machine for flight

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Term Cat BK Lsn O/R Definition/Explanation
airline n 05 3 O a company which provides air travel services

airman basic n 14 1 R US Air Force enlisted E-1 (AB)


airman first class n 14 1 R US Air Force enlisted E-3 (A1C)

airman/airmen n 03 4 O US Air Force enlisted man/woman E-2 (Amn)

airplane n 03 2 O a type of aircraft


airport n 05 3 O place where aircraft land and take off

airtight j 21 2 O so tight that air cannot get through


aisle n 28 1 O a path between or along rows of seats or shelves

-al af 25 4 O verb + al = noun


-al/-ial af 29 2 O noun + -al/-ial = adj.

alarm clock n 09 4 O a clock that can be set to make noise at a desired time

alcohol n 29 2 O a solvent; a product of fermentation


alert j 20 2 O watchful

alert v 20 2 O warn as to be ready


algebra n 25 4 O a branch of mathematics

align v 20 3 O bring into a straight line


alike j 07 1 O like one another; the same

alive j 15 3 O living; not dead

all r 14 3 O everyone; everything; every part


all j 04 1 O the whole amount/quantity of

all at once e 19 1 O suddenly


all in all e 27 2 O everything being taken into account

all of a sudden e 18 4 O unexpectedly


all over a 12 4 O everywhere; in all parts

all right a 03 4 O satisfactory; unhurt; correct

allergic j 15 4 O sensitive to foods, pollens, etc.


allergy n 15 4 O a physical sensitivity to foods, pollens, etc.

allow v 13 2 O to permit; to let somebody do something


allowance n 26 1 O a definite amount

alloy n 24 1 O mixture of metals


ally n 20 2 O person/country joined with another

almost a 09 4 O nearly but not quite

alone a 10 2 O without any other person; only


along a 18 4 O with others; moving forward

along p 18 4 O parallel with the length or direction of


along with p 19 1 O together with/in addition to

alongside a 19 1 O beside/parallel

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Term Cat BK Lsn O/R Definition/Explanation
alongside (of) p 19 1 O beside/parallel

alphabet n 01 1 R letters aA to zZ
alphabet n 02 3 O letters aA to zZ

already a 12 2 O by or before a particular time; previously; so soon

also a 06 3 O too; besides


alternate v 28 2 O to do by turns

although c 17 3 O in spite of the fact, even if


altimeter n 24 2 O instrument for measuring altitude

altitude n 23 1 O height
altogether a 20 3 O in all; completely

aluminum n 17 4 O a type of lightweight metal

always a 03 2 O at all times; forever


am v 01 2 O be/exist (used with I)

amaze v 25 4 O greatly surprised


amazed j 25 4 O surprised

amazing j 25 4 O surprising
ambiguous j 30 3 O not clear in meaning

ambulance n 22 1 O vehicle for transporting sick/wounded

amendment n 30 4 O a change
ammunition n 22 4 O projectile used in a weapon

among p 05 4 O in the middle of/ surrounded by three or more things


amount n 13 3 O quantity/sum

amount to v 13 3 O add up to; to be equal to


ample j 26 1 O more than enough

amplifier n 28 4 O an electric device that increases strength of signal

amplify v 28 4 O to increase strength


amusement n 26 2 O entertainment

an j 02 3 O indefinite article before a vowel


-ance af 23 4 O verb + -ance = noun

and c 01 2 R plus/in addition/also


and c 02 1 O plus/in addition/also

anesthetic n 25 3 O substance causing loss of sensation

angle n 25 4 O separation of straight lines


angry j 02 1 O filled with anger (a strong feeling of displeasure)

animal n 07 3 O living creature having senses and ability to move itself


ankle n 05 1 R the joint between the foot and the leg

anniversary n 15 2 O the yearly return of the date of some event

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Term Cat BK Lsn O/R Definition/Explanation
announce v 29 2 O to cause to be known

announcement n 17 3 O a spoken or written statement that informs people about


something, the act of making something known publicly
annoy v 19 4 O bother

annoyed j 19 4 O angry
annoying j 19 4 O irritating

annual j 11 1 O happening every year


another j 10 1 O one more (of the same kind)

another r 10 1 O one additional; one more of the same kind

answer n 02 2 R a reply to a question, letter, etc.


answer v 02 2 O to reply to a question, letter, etc.

answer sheet n 03 3 O paper onto which answers are to be put


answering machine n 08 4 R a machine connected to a telephone to record messages when
no one answers calls
-ant af 24 4 O verb + -ant = adj
Antarctica n 15 3 R continent on Arctic Circle at the South Pole

antenna n 25 2 O a device for receiving radio waves


anthem n 17 3 R a country's official song; song of praise or loyalty

anthropology n 18 1 R a scientific study of the human race

anti- af 25 1 O against
antifreeze n 20 4 O chemical substance used to keep liquid from freezing

antique j 16 3 O belonging to an earlier period, usually valuable


any j 05 2 O some; even the smallest amount/number

any r 07 2 O some/one/thing/person
any longer a 11 1 O not now; not anymore

anybody r 11 2 O any person

anymore a 11 1 O at the present time


anyone r 09 3 O any person; anybody

anyplace a 24 4 O anywhere
anything r 06 2 O any one thing

anything else e 06 2 O more


anyway a 21 1 O in any manner/at any rate

anywhere a 15 2 O any place at all

apart a 20 1 O separately
apart from p 20 1 O separate from; with the exception of

apartment n 08 4 O a set of rooms (usually bedroom, kitchen, bath) where person


lives
apologize (for/to) v 09 4 O express regrets for fault/insult

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Term Cat BK Lsn O/R Definition/Explanation
apostrophe n 04 3 R punctuation mark (')

appear lv 15 4 O to seem; to look


appearance n 17 1 O outward aspect or look

appetite n 21 1 O desire

apple n 02 3 O a type of fruit


appliance n 07 4 O household or office equipment operated by gas or electricity

application n 15 3 O written request, usually for job/position


apply v 15 3 O to request something, usually in writing

apply v 23 2 O put/spread on; put into use


appoint v 18 1 O to choose for a position, etc., decide/arrange

appointee n 18 1 O person who has been appointed

appointment n 18 1 O the choosing of someone for a position/job, a position


appointment n 11 1 O a meeting at a special time

appreciate v 13 2 O to be grateful for


approach v 22 1 O come near to

appropriate j 28 2 O suitable, fit, or proper


approval n 25 4 O consent

approve of v 25 4 O to regard favorably

approximately a 21 1 O not exact, but nearly


April/Apr. n 03 3 O 4th month of year; ab

Arabic n 03 2 R language of Arabia; spoken in Asia, Africa and throughout the


world
architect n 21 3 R designer of buildings

are v 01 2 O be/exist (used with you/they)


area n 15 1 O a particular space or surface

area code n 08 3 R the numbers for a particular area or city in the US that a caller
uses when making a long distance call
aren't t 01 3 O are + not

argue v 17 2 O to quarrel
argument n 17 2 O quarrel; reason given to decide/support

arm v 22 4 O supply with weapon


arm n 05 1 O the part of the body between the shoulder and wrist

armchair n 07 4 O a chair with supports for the arms

armed forces n 14 1 O combined military forces


armor n 26 3 O protective covering

Army n 03 4 O a branch of the military


around a 14 2 O on or to various sides or parts of something

around p 15 3 O approximate; about

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Term Cat BK Lsn O/R Definition/Explanation
around p 07 3 O so as to encircle

arrange v 19 2 O to put in a particular position; to plan in advance


arrival n 05 3 O the act of arriving

arrive v 05 3 O to reach a place

arrow n 23 3 O symbol used to indicate direction


art n 28 1 O expression of beauty, truth

artery n 23 2 O vessel taking blood away from the heart


article n 10 4 O story in a newspaper, magazine, etc.

artificial j 21 2 O not natural


artillery n 23 4 O large guns

as p 18 1 O in the role/function of

as c 15 2 O while, when
as a matter of fact e 11 4 O really; actually

as a result a 21 2 O consequently
as a result of p 21 2 O shows effect/result of something

as if c 22 1 O as it would be if something were true


as long as c 25 3 O provided that

as soon as c 14 4 O not later than; when

as though c 22 1 O as it would be if something were true


as well as c 19 4 O in addition to

ascend v 28 3 O to move upward


ascent n 28 3 O an act of moving upward

ashtray n 13 2 R container for cigarette butts and ash


Asia n 15 3 R a continent separated from Europe by the Ural Mountains

ask v 02 2 O to request information, favors, answers

asleep j 04 3 O sleeping
aspirin n 15 4 O a type of medicine used to reduce fever/pain

assemble v 16 4 O to put parts together to make something


assign v 14 1 O to appoint; to give a particular job to someone

assignment n 14 1 O an assigned task


assist v 19 2 O help/support

assistance n 19 2 O help/aid

associate degree n 12 2 R a degree given after 2 year's study at a college


assume v 26 2 O to suppose; perform/begin to use

assume responsibility e 19 3 O take on responsibility


assure v 24 4 O make sure

astonished j 30 4 O greatly surprised

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Term Cat BK Lsn O/R Definition/Explanation
astonishing j 30 4 O surprising

at (period of the day) p 03 1 O during that period of the day (midnight, night, noon)
at (place) p 02 2 O location

at (time) p 01 4 O on/near time of

at a time e 27 1 O one after another


at all e 26 4 O in the least

at attention e 15 1 O military position in which the soldier stands straight and still
at fault j 09 2 O deserving blame

at first e 06 4 O at (in) the beginning


at last e 06 4 O finally

at least a 19 2 O not less than; if nothing else

at once e 22 1 O immediately/now
-ative af 20 3 O verb/noun + -ative = adj

atmosphere n 23 1 O air surrounding the earth


atmospheric j 23 1 O of the atmosphere

atom n 23 1 O small particle


atomic j 25 1 O relating to atoms

attach v 17 4 O to fasten/join

attack n 20 2 O an attacking
attack v 20 2 O act upon harmfully

attempt (to) v 14 4 O to try (to); to make an effort to do something


attend v 15 1 O to be present at

attendance n 19 3 O act of being present


attention n 19 4 O thought/consideration

attitude n 24 2 O disposition; physical position

attract v 19 1 O to draw to; to make someone interested


attractive j 17 1 O appealing; pleasing; common terms used to express this are
pretty (forwomen)/handsome (for men)
August/Aug. n 03 3 O 8th month of year; ab

aunt n 10 4 O mother/father's sister; uncle's wife

Australia n 15 3 R a continent southeast of Asia between the Pacific and Indian


Oceans
author n 26 2 O a person who writes books

authority n 16 2 O the right to command and power to control


authorize v 20 2 O give power, authority to

auto ab 09 2 O automobile, car


automatic j 20 3 O done as from habit; working by itself

automobile n 09 2 O auto/car

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Term Cat BK Lsn O/R Definition/Explanation
autumn n 04 4 O fall; cool season between summer and winter

auxiliary j 29 4 O helping; adding support


available j 17 2 O able to be obtained

avenue n 08 1 R a (usually) wide street in a town or city

average j 21 1 O normal/usual
average n 21 1 O usual amount; result of division

average v 21 1 O figure out the average


aviation n 24 2 O science of flying aircraft

avoid v 16 1 O to keep away from, especially on purpose


awake j 04 3 O not sleeping

award n 16 3 R something (e.g., prize, money, recognition) that is given to a


person as a reward
award v 16 3 R to give something (e.g., prize, money, recognition) to a person
as a reward
aware j 23 2 O conscious; having realization or knowledge
away a 13 2 O in another direction; at a stated distance

awful j 06 2 O very bad/poor in quality


awfully a 23 4 O very

axis n 27 1 O imaginary line something spins around

baby n 10 4 O infant; a very young child


bachelor's degree n 12 2 R a degree usually given after 4 years of college

back n 11 1 O the part of a person's body opposite the chest


back j 07 3 O of the back/rear

back n 07 3 O rear/reverse of something


back and forth e 22 3 O one way and then the opposite

back on one's feet e 30 4 O be well again

backache n 11 1 O pain in the back


backbone n 29 4 O the spine; the row of bones located in the center of the back

background n 27 4 O past events


backyard n 07 3 R area behind the house

bad j 03 4 O not good


badly a 09 3 O in a bad manner; not acceptable

bag n 15 2 O container made of paper, plastic, etc.; suitcase

baggage n 09 4 O luggage; suitcases, etc., carried by traveler


balance n 29 2 O remainder; equality

bald j 17 1 R with little or no hair on the head


ball n 04 1 O a round object used in games

ballet n 16 3 R a kind of dance which tells a story

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Term Cat BK Lsn O/R Definition/Explanation
banana n 02 3 O a usually sweet, yellow fruit

band n 30 1 O a belt or strap


bandage n 23 2 O gauze strip for binding wounds

bank n 06 3 O a place where money is kept and paid on demand

bar n 05 4 O a piece of candy, soap, etc., that is longer than it is wide


bar n 14 1 R a long narrow piece of metal

bar n 27 4 O a thick or long, solid piece


barbecue n 15 2 O party where the food is cooked over a fire

barbecue v 15 2 O to cook meat over an open fire


barber/barbers n 01 2 O a person who cuts men/boys hair

barbershop n 05 2 O a business where men and boys get their hair cut

bare j 22 3 O not covered/naked


barely a 23 4 O almost not, by a very little

bargain n 13 3 O something bought at a lower than usual price


bargain v 13 3 O to talk about the conditions of a sale, trying to lower the price

barn n 14 2 O farm building for storing food/crops/animals


barometer n 23 1 O device that measures atmospheric pressure

barracks n 02 2 O building(s) for lodging personnel

barrel n 22 4 O tube-like part of weapon; round container


barricade n 18 2 O something that blocks passage

barricade v 18 2 O to block off passageway


base v 30 3 O to establish or use as a foundation for

base n 02 2 O military installation


Base Exchange (BX) n 02 2 O a goods store for military personnel

baseball n 04 1 O a game played with a bat and ball

basement n 08 4 O a room/rooms below street level; cellar


basic j 14 1 O fundamental; on which everything else is built

basic training n 15 1 R initial military training for enlisted personnel


basis n 27 2 O essential facts or reasons

basketball n 04 1 O a game played with a ball and a basket


bath n 09 4 O act of washing your body usually in a tub; a room with a bathtub

bathe v 09 4 O to take a bath

bathroom n 05 2 O a room with a toilet and/or tub/shower


bathtub n 09 4 O a tub used for bathing

battery n 17 4 R a device for storing and furnishing electrical current


battle n 20 2 O conflict

battle dress uniform (BDUs) n 15 1 R informal military clothing

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Term Cat BK Lsn O/R Definition/Explanation
be able to m 10 4 O expresses ability

be about to v 25 3 O immediate future


be accustomed to m 18 2 O to be in the habit of

be assigned v 14 1 O to be appointed to a post or duty

be back v 08 4 O to return
be behind (in) v 26 1 O to be overdue in work

be born v 14 2 R to be brought to life by birth


be born v 14 3 O to be brought to life by birth

be charged with e 26 2 O to be accused of


be composed of v 23 1 O be made up of

be fed up with e 25 4 O cannot tolerate any longer

be going to m 08 1 O will
be in contact with e 21 4 O be in communication with

be in on v 27 4 O to participate in
be in touch with e 21 4 O be in communication with

be made (up) of v 13 2 O to be formed of; consisting of


be no use e 21 3 O be useless

be over v 12 1 O to end; to be finished

be promoted v 14 1 O to be raised to a higher rank/position


be stationed v 14 1 O to be assigned to a place

be supposed to m 10 1 O to be expected to
be to v 27 3 O indicates the future or necessity/obligation

be unable to m 16 4 O expresses inability


be up for v 14 1 O to be eligible for

be up on v 26 2 O to be well informed about

be up to v 26 4 O to be good enough for; be the responsibility of


be used to m 18 2 O be accustomed to

beach n 12 1 O sandy shore by the ocean, sea, lake or river


beacon n 28 4 O guiding or warning (light or radio) signal

beam n 27 4 O a ray of light


bean n 05 4 R a seed from which food or drink can be made; a vegetable

bear/bore/borne v 26 1 O to endure

beard n 17 1 O hair on the face below the mouth


bearing n 28 4 O relative direction or position

beat/beat/beaten v 13 1 O to defeat; to be better than in a sport


beautiful j 08 2 O very pretty

beauty n 22 2 O something that pleases/ satisfies the senses

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Term Cat BK Lsn O/R Definition/Explanation
because c 06 4 O for the reason that

because of p 14 2 O on account of; by reason of


become/became lv 04 2 R to come to be

become/became lv 11 2 O to come to be

become/became/became of v 20 1 O happen to
bed n 02 2 O a piece of furniture made to be slept on/in

bed rest n 15 4 O confinement of a sick person to bed


bedroom n 08 4 O a room for sleeping

beef n 02 3 O meat from cow or steer


beer n 15 2 R alcoholic drink

before a 15 2 O at an earlier time; previously

before c 10 1 O earlier than the time that


before p 03 1 O earlier than

begin/began v 04 2 O to start
behave v 16 2 O to conduct oneself in a polite/particular way

behavior n 16 2 O a way of acting in social situations


behind p 09 2 O in back of

belief n 16 2 R something that is believed/thought to be true without any


uncertainty
believe v 13 1 O to hold as an opinion; to think

believe (in) v 14 3 O to accept as true; to consider to be of worth


bell n 08 3 O a metal device which rings

belong to v 02 2 O to be the property of

belong(s) to v 12 1 O to be the property of


below p 07 3 O under; in a lower place/position

belt n 04 3 O a band worn around waist


bend/bent/bent v 21 2 O force into a different shape

beneath a 23 3 O below
beneath p 23 3 O below

beneficial j 21 4 O helpful; useful

benefit n 18 3 O an advantage or good effect; a payment or service provided


benefit v 18 3 O to be useful or helpful

beside p 14 3 O by the side of; next to


besides a 14 3 O in addition; also

besides p 14 3 O in addition to; as well as


best j 08 1 O superlative of good

bet n 20 1 O wager/agreement

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Term Cat BK Lsn O/R Definition/Explanation
bet/bet/bet v 20 1 O wager

better j 08 1 O comparative of good


better/best a 14 4 O comparative/superlative of well

between p 05 4 O in the middle of two things

beyond a 21 4 O to the further side of; past the limits of


beyond p 21 4 O to the further side of; past the limits of

bicycle n 09 2 O two-wheeled vehicle ridden by pushing pedals with the feet


big j 02 2 O large in size

bike ab 09 2 R bicycle
bill n 09 1 O paper money

bill n 09 4 O a statement of charges

biology n 18 1 O a science which studies living things


bird n 07 3 O a creature with wings and feathers which can usually fly

birth n 14 3 O act/time of being born


birthday n 14 3 O date of birth

birthday n 05 2 R the day/anniversary of someone's birth


bit n 27 3 O a small piece or quantity of anything; particle

bite n 19 2 O act of biting; something to eat

bite/bit/bitten v 19 2 O cut/crush with the teeth, mouth, etc.


bitter j 09 1 R having a sharp unpleasant taste; cynical

black j 04 4 O the darkest color, like night


blade n 06 2 O the flat cutting part of knife

blame v 18 4 O to consider someone responsible for/being at fault


blank n 29 4 O an empty space to be filled out on a printed form

blanket n 09 4 O a covering used on a bed; a covering of any kind

blast n 26 3 O an explosion
bleed/bled/bled v 15 4 O to lose blood

blind j 18 4 O unable to see


blind v 18 4 O to make unable to see

blip n 28 4 O a spot of light on radar screen


block n 08 1 O distance between two cross streets

blond/blonde j 17 1 R of hair or skin, light colored, usually yellow

blonde n 17 1 R a female with light-colored, usually yellow, hair


blood n 15 4 O red fluid which flows through the body and is circulated by the
heart
blood pressure n 15 4 O measurable force with which blood travels through the body
and blood vessels
bloom v 14 2 O to produce/yield flowers

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Term Cat BK Lsn O/R Definition/Explanation
blossom n 14 2 O flower of a tree/bush

blossom v 14 2 O to produce/yield flowers


blouse n 04 3 O shirt worn by women

blow/blew/blown v 12 1 O to send out a strong current of air

blow/blew/blown out v 14 3 O to (cause to) stop burning by blowing


blow/blew/blown up v 27 3 O to explode or cause to explode

blue j 04 4 O the color of the sky on a clear day


blunt j 22 3 O dull

blurry j 28 4 O not clear


board n 22 3 O long, flat piece of wood

board n 01 1 O large, flat, vertical surface for teachers to write on in the


classroom
board v 14 4 O to go on board; take passengers on a plane, train, ship

boat n 06 2 O small, open vessel for traveling across water


body n 05 1 O the head, arms, legs, and trunk of a person/animal

boil v 12 3 O to turn rapidly from liquid to vapor when heated

bolt n 22 3 O metal fastener; bar that positions the cartridge


bomb n 26 3 O a shell that explodes

bone n 05 1 O the hard parts of the body which make up the skeleton
book n 01 1 O collection of papers fastened together to be read or written on

bookcase n 07 4 O piece of furniture with shelves used for storing books


booklet n 03 3 O a small, thin book

boost n 30 1 O an increase or rise; an act that helps or brings encouragement

boost v 30 1 O to raise
booth n 29 2 O a small enclosed space

boots n 04 3 O a kind of shoe which covers the ankle


border n 20 2 O line between nations; edge

bore v 22 3 O make a hole


bored j 02 3 R not interested in what is being said/done, etc.

boring j 08 2 R uninteresting, dull

boring j 11 4 O uninteresting, dull


borrow v 09 3 O to take something from someone with the intention of returning it

boss n 10 4 O the person in charge


both j 02 3 R involving the two together

both r 07 2 O the two together


both j 07 1 O involving the two together

both...and c 18 1 O not only...but also, the one as well as the other

Thursday, January 31, 2008 Page 16 of 140


Term Cat BK Lsn O/R Definition/Explanation
bother v 09 2 O to annoy or cause trouble in little ways

bottle n 05 4 O glass/plastic container with a narrow neck used to hold liquids


bottom n 07 1 R lowest part/place; opposite of top

bottom n 07 2 O lowest part/place; opposite of top

bounce (back) v 21 2 O rebound


bow n 25 2 R the front end of a ship

bowl n 05 4 O a deep, round container for holding soup, cereal, etc.


box n 01 4 O a stiff container for holding solids, usually with a lid

boy n 02 1 O a young male child


bracelet n 13 2 R kind of jewelry usually worn around the wrist

brain n 24 4 O nerve tissue in the head

brake n 11 3 O device for slowing or stopping the speed of a car, truck, etc.
branch n 21 4 O section

brand n 21 1 O kind/make/name
brass n 24 1 R copper-zinc alloy

brave j 29 2 O having or showing courage


bread n 02 3 O a common food made of baked flour

break n 04 2 O a period of rest

break n 04 1 R a period of rest


break/broke v 09 2 O to come apart or separate into pieces; violate the law

break/broke/broken v 26 2 O to interrupt in (on)


break/broke/broken down v 24 4 O separate

breakdown n 27 4 O a failure to operate correctly


breakfast n 02 3 O the first meal of the day

breathe v 22 1 O respire

breeze n 12 1 R a light, gentle wind


bridge n 14 2 O structure built over a river, road, etc.

brief j 21 4 O short, especially in time


brief v 21 4 O give necessary information

briefing n 15 1 R meeting where concise instructions/information are given


brigadier general n 16 2 R US Air Force, Army, and Marine Corps officer O-7

bring/brought v 04 2 O to take with oneself to a place; to carry

bring/brought/brought about v 29 4 O to cause to happen


bring/brought/brought back v 18 4 O to cause to return; recall to mind

bring/brought/brought up v 26 1 O to raise; introduce


broke j 14 3 O temporarily without money

bronze n 24 1 R copper-tin alloy

Thursday, January 31, 2008 Page 17 of 140


Term Cat BK Lsn O/R Definition/Explanation
broom n 15 1 O long-handled brush used for sweeping

brother n 02 1 O a male having the same parents as another person


brown j 04 4 O the color of the earth

brunette n 17 1 R a female with black or dark brown hair

brush n 05 2 O an instrument for grooming hair or brushing teeth


brush v 05 2 O to clean/smooth with a brush

bubble n 28 2 O a thin film of liquid or solid material containing air or h gas


buckle (up) v 09 2 O to secure/fasten a belt, especially a seat belt

bug n 11 3 R any small insect


build/built/built v 12 3 O to form/construct one or more things by putting pieces together

builder n 12 3 O person who builds things, especially houses

building n 02 2 O a usually permanent structure with walls and a roof


bull n 14 2 R adult male of any bovine family

bullet n 22 4 O projectile
bulletin board n 02 2 O a board on the wall where special notices are placed

bumpy j 24 2 O rough
bundle n 29 1 O articles fastened together, a package

bureau n 30 2 O a government department or division of a department

burn v 16 4 R to etch by laser (as to burn a CD)


burn v 12 3 O to be/become on fire

burn down v 30 4 O to burn to the ground/cause to burn


burst v 26 3 O to come apart

bus n 02 2 O a large passenger vehicle


bus stop n 02 2 O a place where buses stop for passengers

business n 10 4 O commercial enterprise (i.e., store, shop)

businessman/woman n 10 4 R a person in business


busy j 11 4 O active; at work

busy j 08 3 O in use, as a telephone line


but c 06 4 O on the contrary

butter n 05 2 O a thick, yellowish product made from milk or cream


button n 05 3 O a small round/flat object used to fasten clothes; a small part of
a machine that you press to make the machine function
button v 05 3 O to close or fasten with buttons
button / push button n 10 1 R a small part of a machine that you press to make the machine
do something
buy v 02 3 O to purchase; to get something by using money
BX n 02 2 O Base Exchange; a goods store for military personnel

by p 06 2 O through the use of

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Term Cat BK Lsn O/R Definition/Explanation
by p 07 3 O near/next to

by p 13 4 O term used with measurements


by p 14 4 O no later than

by accident e 14 4 O happening by chance

by air e 15 3 O to travel by plane


by chance e 14 4 O by luck; with no apparent cause; accidentally

by hand e 29 4 O done with the hand as opposed to a machine


by means of p 23 3 O by using

by the time (that) e 23 2 O when


by way of p 23 3 O via

bye i 02 1 R good bye

cabin n 14 2 R small, rustic house; hut


cabinet n 07 4 O a piece of furniture with shelves used for storing things

cable n 28 4 O a thick wire or rope


cadet n 15 1 R a student in a military school

cafe n 29 2 O a restaurant, bar


cafeteria n 10 2 O restaurant where people serve themselves

cake n 05 4 O a sweet, baked dessert

calculate v 25 4 O to determine, compute


calendar n 01 4 O chart showing days and months of the year

calf/calves n 14 2 R young of bovine family


calibrate v 28 3 O to mark, standardize, or adjust a measuring device

call n 08 3 O a phone conversation


call v 05 3 O to talk by telephone

call back v 08 4 O to return a telephone call; to call again

call down v 27 1 O to point out an error; to reprimand


call for v 20 1 O go and get; require

call in v 29 1 O to summon for a particular purpose


call off v 21 1 O cancel

call on v 22 1 O pay a visit; request one to speak/recite


call up v 20 2 O summon for duty

call up v 08 3 O to telephone

calm j 12 1 O still; not moving; not windy


calm (down) v 15 4 O to become calm, still

camera n 06 4 O a device for taking pictures


camouflage v 26 3 O to disguise

campaign n 18 1 R a series of actions intended to achieve a particular result

Thursday, January 31, 2008 Page 19 of 140


Term Cat BK Lsn O/R Definition/Explanation
can m 10 3 O expresses a polite request

can m 04 3 O expresses ability


can n 07 4 O a small closed container in which foods/drinks are preserved
without air
can m 05 2 O expresses possibility
can m 04 3 O expresses permission

can n 05 4 O a small closed container in which foods/drinks are preserved


without air
can opener n 07 4 O device used for opening cans

Canada n 03 3 O country in North America north of the USA


cancel v 14 4 O to call off a planned activity, idea, etc.

candidate n 18 1 O one who seeks or is nominated for an office, prize, honor, etc.

candle n 14 3 O stick of wax which gives off light when it burns


candy n 05 4 O a sugary snack, such as chocolate

candy bar n 10 1 R a solid confection of chocolate, nuts, sugar, etc.


cannot m 04 3 O inability; no permission

can't m 10 3 O polite response


can't t 04 3 O can + not

can't be m 18 3 0 indicates logical impossibility

can't have m 19 2 O past logical impossibility


can't help e 20 1 O unable to refrain from

can't stand v 16 3 O to dislike


cap n 04 2 O a flat, close fitting head-covering

capability n 19 3 O quality of being capable


capable j 16 4 O able/competent

capacity n 26 1 O volume

capital letter n 01 1 R a letter written in its large form: A, B, C, etc.


Capt ab 04 2 R US military captain

captain n 04 2 O US Air Force, Army, and Marine Corps officer O-3


captain (US Navy O-6) n 14 1 O US Navy officer O-6 (CAPT)

capture v 25 2 O to seize
car n 03 2 O automobile

carbon n 24 1 O non-metallic element

carbon dioxide n 23 1 O gas produced in respiration


carburetor n 20 3 O device for mixing gasoline with air

card n 09 1 O flat, stiff piece of paper


cards n 11 4 O a set of 52 cards; game played with cards

care n 15 4 O close attention

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Term Cat BK Lsn O/R Definition/Explanation
care about v 09 3 O to be concerned about/interested in

care for v 09 3 O to like


career n 12 2 O profession which one plans to have for a long time

careful j 09 2 O using care to avoid danger

carefully a 09 3 O using care


careless j 09 2 O not taking care

carelessly a 09 3 O without concern; indifferently


cargo n 25 2 O the freight of ship/airplane

carpenter n 22 3 O person who builds/ repairs things made of wood


carpet n 07 4 O a rug which usually covers large areas, i.e., floors, stairs

carrot n 05 4 R a long, orange vegetable

carry v 18 4 O to bear, convey, or transport


carry on v 23 2 O continue; do/perform

carry out v 23 2 O accomplish


cartoon n 26 2 O a humorous drawing

cartridge n 22 4 O case of a bullet


case n 22 4 O container

case n 21 3 O problem tried in court; a particular instance

cash n 09 1 O coins/paper money; money paid at time of purchase


cash v 09 1 O to exchange a check/money order for cash

cash a check e 06 3 O to exchange a check for cash


cashier n 10 4 O person in charge of cash, receipts in bank/store

cassette n 12 3 O a cartridge for film or magnetic tape


cat n 07 3 O a small feline, house pet

catalog n 29 1 O a list arranged along a specific line

catch/caught/caught v 12 4 O to capture
catch/caught/caught v 11 1 O to get hold of something to stop motion; to get an illness

catch/caught/caught on v 27 2 O to understand; learn about


catch/caught/caught up (on) v 26 1 O to come from behind

catch/caught/caught up with v 22 2 O overtake


category n 21 4 O division/class

cattle n 14 2 O farm animals kept for their meat or milk

cause n 09 2 O something that produces an effect


cause v 09 2 O to make something happen

caution n 11 2 O act of paying attention; great care


caution v 30 3 O to warn

cautious j 11 2 O careful; paying attention

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Term Cat BK Lsn O/R Definition/Explanation
cautiously a 11 2 O carefully

cavity n 25 3 O a hollow place


CD n 12 3 R compact disc

ceiling n 07 4 O the interior upper surface of a room

celebrate v 15 2 O to mark a special event or occasion with public/ private rejoicing


celebration n 15 2 O the act of celebrating

Celsius n 08 1 O Centigrade; scale for measuring temperature


cement n 24 1 O glue-like material that hardens

cent n 01 3 O a penny
center n 07 2 O the middle part or point of something

center n 07 1 R the middle part or point of something

centigrade n 08 1 R a scale of temperature


centimeter n 13 4 O measurement of length

centimeter n 13 3 R measurement of length


central j 17 2 O being in the center; at or near the center

century n 27 4 O a period of 100 years


ceremony n 15 2 O formal acts performed to mark important events/ customs

certain j 13 1 O sure; positive; definite; having no doubt

certainly a 13 1 O surely; positively; definitely


certainly a 10 3 O of course

certificate n 14 3 O an official document


chain n 13 2 R a length of metal rings which are connected

chain of command n 16 2 R steps of command within an organization


chair n 01 1 O piece of furniture used for sitting

challenge v 27 1 O to dare someone to compete

chamber n 22 4 O compartment
chance n 14 1 O opportunity

change n 08 3 O money returned when the amount given is more than enough
change n 06 1 O something different

change v 05 2 O to replace or make different


change one's mind e 12 2 O change one's decision or opinion

channel n 11 4 O TV/radio frequency band

chapter n 26 2 O a division of a book


character n 17 1 O the qualities which make a person different from other people

characteristic n 17 1 O feature/quality
charge n 17 4 O energy stored

charge v 17 4 O to cause to take in the correct amount of electricity

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Term Cat BK Lsn O/R Definition/Explanation
charge n 11 3 O price asked/paid for goods/services

charge v 11 3 O to ask as a price; to pay with a credit card


chart n 24 4 O sheet of tables, diagrams, etc.

cheap j 08 3 O inexpensive; low in price

check n 06 2 O restaurant bill


check n 06 3 O a written order to a bank to pay money

check v 02 4 O to examine to see if something is correct


check in v 06 4 O to register; to report your arrival

check off v 22 4 O mark items on a list


check out v 06 4 O to leave; to report your departure

check out v 16 1 O to examine closely; to borrow (as from a library)

check out on v 26 3 O to make one familiar with a procedure/operation


check up on v 27 4 O to investigate; make inquiries about

checkbook n 09 1 O a book of forms for writing checks


checking account n 09 1 O bank account from which money can be taken out by check

checkup n 11 1 O a general medical exam


cheer up v 25 4 O (cause to) become happier

cheese n 15 2 O a dairy product

cheese n 05 4 R a solid food made from milk solids


chemical n 19 2 O a substance

chemistry n 18 1 O a branch of science which studies the elements of the universe


cherry n 02 3 O a small, soft, usually red fruit

chest n 11 1 O the upper front part of the body enclosing the heart and lungs
chewing gum / gum n 10 1 R a sweet substance for chewing

Chicago n 04 1 R a city in the midwestern U.S.

Chicago n 03 2 R a city in the midwestern U.S.


chicken n 02 3 O a common farm bird and its meat

chief j 18 3 O highest in rank/most important


chief n 18 3 O leader/person with highest rank

chief master sergeant n 17 3 R US Air Force NCO E-9 (CMSgt)


chief petty officer n 17 3 R US Navy NCO E-7 (CPO)

chief warrant officer n 17 3 R one of several warrant officer ranks above the first warrant
officer rank in the US Navy, Army, and Marines
chiefly a 18 3 O mainly

child/children n 02 1 O young human being(s); sons and daughters


childhood n 18 4 O period of being a child

China n 03 3 R country in East Asia

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Term Cat BK Lsn O/R Definition/Explanation
Chinese n 03 2 R language spoken in China

chip n 10 1 O a type of snack food


chip in v 26 2 O to contribute

chocolate n 15 2 O food/flavor made from cacao

chocolate n 05 4 R a candy made from chocolate


choice n 12 2 O selection; a variety from which to choose

choke v 22 1 O have difficulty breathing; cause not to breathe


choose v 03 3 O to select; to select something from a group

chopper n 26 3 O a helicopter
cigarette n 04 2 O rolled tobacco used by smokers

circle n 07 1 O a round figure

circle v 01 1 O to draw a circle around something


circuit n 17 4 O circular path of an electric current

circulate v 20 4 O move in a circuit and return


circumference n 07 2 O the distance around a circle

city/cities n 04 1 O a large town with many people and businesses


civil j 21 3 R relating to citizens rights

civilian n 03 4 O a person who is not in the military

claim v 28 1 O to state; to take or ask for as owner


class n 03 1 O group of students being taught together; period of time students
are taught
Class A Uniform n 17 3 R dress uniform with coat and tie, often worn for formal or official
occasions
classical j 16 3 O put together and arranged with serious artistic intention
classified j 17 2 R organized into categories or classes

classify v 27 3 O to arrange in or assign to groups

classroom n 01 1 O a room where classes meet


clean j 05 2 O not dirty

clean/cleaned (up) v 04 1 O to free from dirt


cleaners n 30 1 O a place where clothing is cleaned

clear j 12 1 O free of obstruction; transparent; obvious


clear j 06 1 O without clouds

clear away v 26 3 O to remove

clear up v 12 1 O to make or become clear


clearance n 25 2 O a space between two objects

clerk n 04 4 O a person who works in a store


clever j 17 1 O quick at learning and understanding

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Term Cat BK Lsn O/R Definition/Explanation
click (on) v 19 1 R to press a button on a computer mouse in order to select an
item on a computer screen
client n 21 3 R person who engages the professional service of another
cliff n 28 4 O a high, steep, surface of rock

climate n 12 1 O the average weather conditions of a place


climb v 07 3 O to go from a lower to a higher position

clinic n 15 4 O center usually for specialized medical treatment


clock n 01 1 O an instrument for showing/measuring time

clockwise a 22 3 O in direction of a clock's rotation

clockwise j 22 3 O in direction of a clock's rotation


close v 01 1 O to shut

close (to) j 16 3 O next to, near


close (to) a 16 3 O next to, near

close an account e 09 1 O to end/withdraw all money from the account


closed j 16 1 O not open, especially of stores or buildings not open to the public
for a period of time
closet n 09 4 O small room/cupboard for clothes/supplies
cloth n 13 3 O material made from wool, cotton, etc.

clothes n 04 3 O pants, shirts, dresses, etc.

clothing store n 10 2 O store that sells clothes


cloud n 06 1 O a vapor mass in the sky usually white or gray

cloudy j 06 1 O full of clouds


club n 15 2 O a society of people who join for a certain purpose

clutch n 20 3 O device for gears


cm ab 13 4 R centimeter

co- af 24 2 O together with/joint

coach n 13 1 O person who trains athletes for competition


coach v 13 1 O to give instruction/advice

coarse j 22 3 O rough
coast n 18 2 O the land next to the sea/ocean

coat n 28 2 O the covering or layer over a surface


coat n 04 3 O a type of clothing usually worn to keep warm; jacket

coated j 28 2 O having a coat, or covering

cockpit n 24 2 O part of aircraft where pilot sits


code n 28 3 O a system of symbols used to transmit secret messages

coffee n 02 3 O a type of hot drink


coffee table n 07 4 O a small low table, usually in front of a sofa

coil v 27 4 O to arrange in a ring

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Term Cat BK Lsn O/R Definition/Explanation
coin n 08 3 O a flat, round piece of metal money

coin return e 10 1 R lever/button which activates a machine to return coins


Col ab 04 2 R colonel (O-6)

cold j 02 1 O not warm; having a lower than usual temperature

cold n 11 1 O an illness of the head, nose, and throat


collapse v 23 2 O fall down; fall into pieces

collect v 10 4 O to accumulate; to bring/gather together


collection n 10 4 R things collected

college n 12 2 O school for higher and professional education


collide v 23 2 O come into contact with

collision n 23 2 O violent contact

colonel n 03 4 R US Air Force, Army, and Marine Corps officer O-6


colonel n 04 2 O US Air Force, Army, and Marine Corps officer O-6

color n 04 4 O various portions of the light spectrum, i.e., red, orange, yellow,
green, blue, indigo, violet
column n 26 2 O a vertical arrangement of items

comb n 05 2 O usually a piece of plastic used to arrange hair


comb v 05 2 O to use a comb to arrange the hair

combat n 20 2 O battle
combine v 20 1 O mix together

combustible j 20 4 O that can burn


combustion n 20 4 O act/process of burning

come v 02 3 O to arrive

Come on. e 02 3 R Hurry.


come/came back v 05 3 O to return

come/came/come across v 26 2 O to find or discover


come/came/come along v 26 4 O to accompany

come/came/come by v 28 1 O to visit
come/came/come down with v 28 1 O to catch an illness

come/came/come in v 11 1 O to arrive as expected

come/came/come out v 29 1 O to appear


come/came/come over v 14 3 O to make a short, informal visit

come/came/come to v 28 1 O to amount to
come/came/come up with v 26 2 O to think of

comedy n 16 3 O funny play/film with a happy ending


comfortable j 14 3 O having/providing comfort; free from tension

comics n 26 2 O comic strips

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Term Cat BK Lsn O/R Definition/Explanation
comma n 04 3 R punctuation mark (,)

command n 21 4 O order; control


command v 21 4 O order

commander n 17 3 R a person in authority, a person who is in charge of something,


especially a military group
commander n 14 1 O US Navy officer O-5 (CDR)

comment v 25 3 O to remark
commerce n 26 4 O buying and selling

commercial j 26 4 O of/related to commerce

commercial n 11 4 O advertisement on radio or TV


commissary n 02 2 O a food store for military personnel

commissioned officer n 16 2 R 2nd lieutenant/ensign or higher


commit v 30 3 O to obligate someone to follow a course of action

commit v 21 3 R do something wrong or unlawful


common j 10 3 O usual; found often and in many places

communicate v 18 4 O to give or exchange information

community n 26 4 O a group of people living in an area


compact j 28 1 O closely packed; taking little space

company n 10 4 O business enterprise


company n 15 2 O guest/guests

comparable j 28 1 O able to be compared; similar


comparatively a 24 1 O in a comparative way

compare v 07 1 O to judge things based on their similarities and differences

compartment n 26 4 O an enclosed place


compass n 24 2 O direction finder

compensate (for) v 30 2 O to make payment for; make up for, or balance out


compete v 28 1 O to be in rivalry

competent j 29 3 O capable, proficient, able


complain v 15 1 O to express displeasure/dissatisfaction

complete v 09 1 O to finish

complete j 19 1 O whole; lacking nothing/to full extent


complex j 22 2 O difficult

complicate v 29 2 O to make difficult


complicated j 22 2 O difficult

compliment n 30 1 O an expression of praise or admiration


compliment v 30 1 O to praise or express approval

component n 16 4 O one of several parts that make up a whole machine / apparatus

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Term Cat BK Lsn O/R Definition/Explanation
component n 20 4 O part

composite j 27 3 O made up of separate parts or elements


composition n 27 3 O a combination of parts

compound n 27 3 O a mixture of two or more parts or ingredients

compress v 23 1 O press together


compressor n 30 2 O a machine that presses or squeezes gases together

compulsory j 25 1 O mandatory
compulsory j 16 2 O required

compute v 25 4 O to calculate, figure out


computer n 14 4 R an electronic machine with programs that enable a person to
store, organize, and find information
conceal v 26 3 O to hide
concentrate v 24 2 O direct one's attention

concept n 30 3 O an idea or thought


concern v 22 1 O to relate; to worry

concern n 18 3 O a matter of interest or importance to someone

concerned j 18 3 O worried
concerning p 26 1 O about

concert n 16 3 O musical performance given by singers/musicians


conclude v 21 1 O finish; decide

concrete n 24 1 O mixture of cement, sand, and rocks


condense v 24 3 O change from vapor to liquid/shorten

condition n 24 3 O prerequisite

condition n 18 2 O state of existence


condolence n 30 4 O sympathy

conduct v 17 4 O transmit/convey
conduct n 21 4 O behavior

conductor n 17 4 O substance that conducts electricity/heat


conference n 28 1 O a meeting for discussion purposes

confidence n 19 3 O belief in one's ability

confident j 19 3 O certain or sure


confine v 24 4 O restrict to a space

confirm v 26 4 O to make sure


confirm v 17 3 R to show that something is true or certain

conflict n 30 3 O a fight or war


conflict v 30 3 O to be in opposition to

confuse v 11 2 O to cause to be mistaken; to mix up

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Term Cat BK Lsn O/R Definition/Explanation
confused j 12 2 O mixed up; unable to think clearly

confusing j 12 2 O causing inability to think clearly


congratulate v 19 3 O express pleasure at one's good fortune

connect v 11 1 O to join; to unite two or more things

conscious j 22 1 O awake; able to think


conscious j 23 2 O aware; knowing

consequently a 19 1 O as a result
consider v 17 2 O to think carefully about or take into account

considerable j 27 2 O large in extent or degree


consideration n 18 4 R careful thought for the wishes/feelings of others

consist (of) v 23 1 O be made up of

consonant n 02 3 O a letter of the alphabet that is not a vowel


constant j 25 3 O never changing

constitution n 30 4 O the structure or form of a person or thing; basic laws of a nation


construct v 24 1 O build

contact v 21 4 O be in touch with


contact n 27 3 O the point at which two things touch or meet; connection

contain v 21 2 O hold

contaminate v 25 1 O to pollute
content n 29 4 O what is within an enclosed space; subject matter of a
paragraph, book, etc.
content n 21 2 O amount contained; all that is contained

contest n 28 1 O a competition

continent n 15 3 O any of the seven main large masses of land on the earth
contingency n 30 3 O an event that is uncertain or dependent upon something else

continue v 14 3 O to last; to start again after an interruption; to go on happening


continuous j 23 2 O constant

contraction n 04 3 R shortened word with an apostrophe


contrary to p 30 3 O in opposition to

contrast n 26 3 O a difference

contrast v 26 3 O to compare; show a difference


contribute v 21 1 O to join with others in giving; bring about

control n 18 4 O power to direct/regulate


control v 18 4 O to direct/regulate

convenient j 16 1 O suited to one's needs; near; easy to reach


conventional j 30 3 O usual or ordinary

converge v 23 3 O meet together

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Term Cat BK Lsn O/R Definition/Explanation
conversation n 08 3 O informal talk between/ among people

convert v 23 1 O change
convince v 18 3 O persuade by argument/ evidence

convinced j 19 2 O very sure

convincing j 19 2 O persuasive
cook/cooked v 04 1 O to prepare food for eating using heat

cook/cooks n 01 2 O person(s) who prepares food


cookie n 05 4 O a sweet, flat, snack/ dessert cake

cool j 04 4 O not warm; pleasantly cold


coolant n 20 4 O fluid used for cooling engines

coordinate v 25 1 O to adjust properly

copper n 17 4 O a type of soft reddish metal


copper n 13 2 R a type of soft reddish metal

copy n 16 4 O a thing made to look exactly like another


copy v 16 4 O to make a copy of something

cord n 17 4 O insulated wire on an appliance which is plugged into a power


source
core n 29 4 O the center; the most important part of something

corn n 05 4 R a yellow vegetable; maize


corner n 08 1 O the place where two streets meet

corporal n 14 1 O US Army enlisted E-4 (CPL), often an NCO; US Marine Corps


E-4 (Cpl)
correct j 02 4 O right, without mistakes

correctly a 09 3 O right; properly


correspond v 23 3 O communicate by mail; be in agreement

correspondence n 23 3 O mailed communication

corrode v 27 3 O to eat away chemically


corrosion n 27 3 O the act, process, or effect of corroding

cost n 20 1 O price/amount paid/asked


cost/cost v 04 4 O to be priced at

cotton n 13 2 O a type of plant; a woven cloth


couch n 07 4 O a piece of furniture used for sitting/ sleeping; sofa

cough n 11 1 O the sound coming from the throat when pushing air from lungs

cough v 11 1 O to push air from the lungs suddenly and noisily


could m 11 4 O expresses ability in the past

could m 10 3 O expresses a polite request


could m 13 2 O expresses permission

could m 12 3 O expresses possibility

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Term Cat BK Lsn O/R Definition/Explanation
could m 09 3 O expresses a suggestion

could have m 19 2 O unfulfilled past ability


could have m 18 4 O past possibility

could use e 12 1 O need

couldn't t 11 4 O could + not


couldn't be m 18 3 O logical impossibility

couldn't have m 19 2 O past logical impossibility


count v 07 2 O to name the numbers in order, one by one or in groups; total

count v 02 4 O to name the numbers in order, one by one or in groups; total


count on v 27 1 O to depend on

counter- af 30 3 O against or opposite

counterclockwise a 22 3 O in opposite direction of clock's rotation


counterclockwise j 22 3 O in opposite direction of clock's rotation

countless j 27 1 O too many to count


country n 03 3 O a nation, including its land and people

country n 12 4 O area outside a city, often a farm area


couple n 14 3 O two of the same kind; two people together

courage n 29 2 O bravery

course n 12 2 O series of studies or lessons


course of action e 29 3 O a plan, procedure

court n 21 3 O judicial assembly


court n 17 2 R playing area for ball games, i.e., tennis

courtesy n 16 2 O polite behavior or good manners


cousin n 10 4 O the child of one's aunt/uncle

cover n 10 3 O a lid, top, etc.; a shelter

cover v 10 3 O to place something on/over; to hide, protect


cow n 14 2 O adult female, bovine farm animal which provides milk

crank n 30 2 O an arm-like device used for turning things


crash n 22 1 O loud impact

crash v 22 1 O hit with force


crawl v 15 1 O to move on hands/knees

cream n 10 1 R fatty part of milk which rises to the top of a container

create v 20 1 O make; produce


credit n 11 3 O a way of buying something now and paying at a later date

credit v 11 3 O to enter as credit; to place an amount of money in an account


credit card n 09 1 R plastic card that allows you to buy things now but pay for them
later, possibly with interest charges

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Term Cat BK Lsn O/R Definition/Explanation
crew n 25 2 O a group of working people

crime n 21 3 O act prohibited by law


criminal j 21 3 O relating to/involving/being a crime

critical j 22 1 O at an important stage; the crisis of a disease

criticism n 28 1 O a judgment about good and bad qualities


criticize v 28 1 O to judge good and bad

crop n 14 2 O agricultural product


cross v 09 2 O to go/extend across

cross off v 24 2 O draw a line through


cross out v 24 2 O draw a line through

cross-check v 24 2 O check correctness

crossing n 11 2 O intersection; a place where you can cross


crowded j 06 3 O filled with many people

crumble v 30 2 O to fall apart or break into pieces


crush v 23 2 O press violently together

cry v 06 2 O to produce tears as a sign of sorrow, sadness, pain, etc.


cuff n 05 3 R the end of a sleeve

culture n 19 1 R the beliefs, customs, and way of life shared by people in a


particular society
cup n 05 4 O a small round container usually with a handle which holds
liquids
cure v 24 4 O restore to soundness
curious j 25 4 O inquisitive

curly j 17 1 R having curls


currency n 26 4 O money in use in a nation

current j 18 1 R happening / existing at the present time

current n 17 4 O flow of electricity, water, or air


curtain n 07 4 O a piece of cloth used to cover a window/door

curvature n 29 4 O the degree of a curve; being curved


curve n 09 2 O sharp bend in the road

curved j 07 1 O bent, not straight


custom n 16 2 O an established, socially accepted practice

customer n 05 3 O person who buys things from a store

cut/cut v 06 2 O to divide into parts with a sharp instrument


cut/cut/cut down (on) v 16 1 O to reduce in quantity or amount

cut/cut/cut in v 22 1 O interrupt
cut/cut/cut off v 27 4 O to stop suddenly; discontinue

cut/cut/cut out v 16 1 O to stop/give up something / a practice

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Term Cat BK Lsn O/R Definition/Explanation
cycle n 28 4 O a regularly repeating occurrence

cylinder n 20 4 O hollow/solid body with circular base and straight sides


daily a 15 4 R every day

daily j 15 4 R every day

Dallas n 04 1 R U.S. city in north central Texas


damage n 18 2 O harm/loss

damage v 17 4 O to cause harm to


dance n 04 4 O a party with music and dancing

dance v 04 4 O to move to music


danger n 18 2 O possibility of harm/loss

dangerous j 12 1 O unsafe; able to cause danger

dark j 09 2 O little/no light or brightness


data n 16 4 O information; facts

date n 05 1 O the number of the day, month, year


daughter n 02 1 O someone's female child

day n 01 4 O a period of 24 hours


dead j 15 3 O not living

deaf j 18 4 O unable to hear at all or to hear well

deal n 13 3 O a business arrangement made for mutual advantage


deal/dealt/dealt with v 25 2 O to be concerned with; handle

death n 15 3 O end of life


debit card n 09 1 R bank card that withdraws money directly from your bank
account, e.g., when you pay for something
debt n 17 3 O something owed to someone
December/Dec. n 03 3 O 12th month of year; ab

decide (to) v 10 2 O to make up one's mind; to make a choice


decision n 12 2 O choice/judgment

declare v 22 2 O state; make known officially


decorate v 30 1 O to make more pleasing by addition

decrease v 13 3 O to cause to become less in size, number, etc.

deep j 12 1 O extending far downward; inward/backward


deer/deer n 12 4 O a large, four-legged animal with antlers

defect n 20 3 O lacking something; imperfection


defective j 20 3 O having defects

defend v 20 2 O guard from attack; protect


defense n 20 2 O something that defends against attack

define v 20 2 O give meaning

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Term Cat BK Lsn O/R Definition/Explanation
definite j 18 3 O clear/without any uncertainty

deflect v 28 4 O to bend or turn aside


defy v 29 3 O to resist, oppose

degree n 12 2 O title given by a university

degrees(°) n 08 1 O a measurement of temperature


delay v 25 3 O to put off for period of time

delicious j 06 2 O tasting very good


deliver v 06 3 O to take things to a person's house or place of work

demand n 17 1 O something asked for strongly


demand v 17 1 O to ask for very strongly

demanding j 17 1 O requiring a lot of attention

democracy n 30 4 O a government directed by elected people


demonstrate v 23 4 O show

den n 12 3 R family room used for relaxing


denomination n 28 1 O a standard, especially of value

dense j 21 1 O thick; crowded; close together


density n 21 1 O number per unit

dent n 28 1 O a hollow mark

dent n 09 2 R small hollow place on the surface of something caused by a


blow
dental j 25 3 O concerning teeth or dentistry
dentist n 10 4 O doctor who repairs and takes cares of teeth

deny v 17 1 O to declare untrue

depart (from) v 05 3 O to leave; to go away


department n 19 3 O division/branch

department store n 10 2 O retail business selling a variety of merchandise


departure n 05 3 O the act of leaving

depend on v 17 1 O to trust a person; to rely on


depend on v 20 1 O be contingent on

dependable j 17 1 O trustworthy; reliable

dependent j 27 2 O relying on another


deposit n 30 2 O a natural accumulation especially of a resource such as oil or
gas
deposit v 08 3 R to place money in pay phone
deposit n 09 1 O money put in a bank account

deposit v 09 1 O to place money in a bank account


deposit n 08 4 O a partial payment

depress v 23 4 O push down

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Term Cat BK Lsn O/R Definition/Explanation
depth n 13 4 O distance from the surface to the bottom

derive v 30 3 O to obtain or receive from a source


descend v 28 3 O to come or go down; to move from a higher to a lower place

descent n 28 3 O the act of going or coming down

describe v 07 1 O to tell or write about something; to picture with words


description n 07 1 O statement that describes or pictures something

desert n 21 1 O dry, barren region


deserve v 30 4 O to be worthy of; earn

design n 18 1 O a plan, drawing/pattern showing how to make something


design v 18 1 O to draw /make plans

designate v 22 2 O name/appoint

desire n 28 2 O a wish or want


desire v 28 2 O to wish or want

desk n 01 1 O table for reading, writing, or doing business


despite p 25 3 O in spite of

despite the fact that e 25 4 O taking no notice of the fact


dessert n 05 4 O usually sweet food served at the end of a meal

destination n 23 3 O intended place of travel

destroy v 14 2 O to put an end to existence of something


destruction n 14 2 O act of destroying/state of being destroyed

detail n 18 4 O small point or fact


detect v 22 4 O discover

detergent n 10 1 R a chemical substance used for cleaning clothes or dishes


determine v 21 3 O decide; form a firm intention

detonate v 27 3 O to explode or cause to explode

develop v 19 3 O to cause to become more complete


deviate v 27 3 O to stray from

device n 22 3 O mechanical apparatus


diagonal j 25 4 O having a slanting direction

diagram n 27 3 O a plan or drawing


dial n 05 4 O face of a telephone

dial v 05 4 O to make a telephone call

dial tone n 05 4 R sound which indicates the phone is ready for use
dialog n 01 4 R a conversation between two or more people

diameter n 07 2 O a straight line passing through the center of a circle


diamond n 13 2 O precious stone; shape

dictionary n 03 3 O an alphabetically arranged book of words and their meanings

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Term Cat BK Lsn O/R Definition/Explanation
did v 04 1 O past tense of do

didn't t 04 1 O did + not


die v 15 3 O to stop living or functioning

die down v 28 3 O to stop gradually or become less strong

diesel n 28 3 O an internal combustion engine where air is compressed to a


temperature high enough to ignite fuel in the cylinder;fuel
diet n 13 4 O the kind of food/drink you usually eat/drink
diet v 13 4 O to restrict intake of food/drink

diet drink e 10 1 R artificially sweetened soft drink

differ v 22 2 O be unlike
difference n 22 2 O unlikeness

different j 02 4 O not the same/alike


difficult j 08 2 O not easy, hard; tough

dig/dug/dug v 22 3 O break up and move earth


digest v 24 4 O change food taken into body into absorbable form

digestion n 24 4 O process of digesting

digestive j 24 4 O relating to digestion


digit n 25 4 O a number from 1 through 9

dime n 01 3 O coin equal to ten cents


dimension n 25 4 O measurement

diminish v 30 2 O to reduce in size or effect


dining hall n 02 2 O mess hall; a place where meals are served

dining room n 08 4 R room used for meals

dining room n 12 3 O room used for meals


dinner n 02 3 O the main meal of the day, usually eaten in the evening

dip v 28 2 O to lower then raise


diploma n 12 2 O certificate of completion of a course

direct j 29 1 O straight; honest, easily understood


direct v 23 3 O guide

direction n 08 1 O the point to which something faces; north, east, south, west

directions n 08 1 O a set of instructions


dirt n 14 2 O earth, soil; matter (usually soil or dust) that makes something
dirty
dirty j 05 2 O not clean
dis- af 21 3 O negative/opposite

disability n 18 4 O an impairment that limits physical or mental activity


disabled j 18 4 O impaired in a way that limits physical or mental activity

disadvantage n 21 4 O unfavorable condition

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Term Cat BK Lsn O/R Definition/Explanation
disagree v 18 3 O to have/show a different opinion

disagreement n 18 3 O a difference of opinion


disappoint v 19 4 O fail to satisfy hopes/expectations

disappointed j 19 4 O unhappy at not seeing hopes come true

disappointing j 19 4 O causing to be unhappy at not seeing hopes come true


disaster n 24 2 O calamity

discard v 24 2 O throw away


discharge n 21 4 O act of discharging

discharge v 21 4 O release; fire a gun


discipline n 17 3 O control gained as a result of physical/mental training

discipline v 17 3 O to train a person's mind/body to produce obedience and self-


control
disciplined j 17 3 O self-controlled in body and mind

discount n 13 3 O reduction in price


discount v 13 3 O to reduce the price

discount store n 10 2 O a store that sells things very cheaply

discover v 21 4 O find/learn something


discrepancy n 27 1 O inconsistency

discuss v 12 2 O to talk about something from several points of view


discussion n 12 2 O a talk about something with another person or other people

disease n 24 4 O sickness
diseased j 29 4 O having a serious sickness

dish n 11 4 O a particular kind of food

dish n 05 4 O flat, round, or oval container for holding or serving food


dishonest j 17 1 O not honest

dishwasher n 07 4 O a machine that washes dishes


disk n 29 4 O round, flat object

dislike v 16 3 O opposite of like


dismiss v 24 4 O cause or allow to leave

dismissal n 24 4 O act of allowing to leave

dismount v 28 2 O to get or take down from


dispensary n 02 2 O a place where medical care and medication is given out

dispense v 10 1 R to give out; to distribute


displace v 25 2 O to move from

display v 17 3 O to exhibit, to show


dispose (of) v 26 1 O to get rid of

disregard v 27 1 O to ignore

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Term Cat BK Lsn O/R Definition/Explanation
dissatisfied j 11 3 O displeased; not satisfied

dissolve v 24 3 O cause to pass into solution


distance n 13 4 O the amount of space between 2 points

distinct j 29 3 O clear; separate

distinguish v 29 3 O to recognize differences


distinguished j 27 2 O famous, important

distort v 28 4 O to pull or twist out of shape


distract v 29 2 O to draw attention from

distribute v 23 3 O give out/scatter


district n 17 2 O division/region of a city or state

disturb v 25 4 O to bother

disturbed j 25 4 O annoyed
disturbing j 25 4 O unsettling

dive v 24 2 O move downward; enter water headfirst; submerge


divide (into) v 07 2 O to separate into parts

divided by e 07 2 O to find out the number of times one number contains or is in


another number
divorce n 19 1 O legal ending of a marriage

divorce v 19 1 O to end a marriage legally


dizzy j 15 4 O feeling unsteady, faint

do v 02 4 O to perform an action
do v 03 1 O auxiliary

do (someone) a favor e 10 3 O to help or do some thing nice for somebody, a favor

Do you mind if...? e 13 2 O Do you object if...? Is it okay if...?


Do you think it'll rain? e 06 1 R question about the weather

do/did/done away with v 30 2 O to get rid of or eliminate


do/did/done over v 13 2 O do again

doctor/doctors n 01 2 O a person who takes care of sick people


document n 15 3 O papers of proof, information or support

does v 03 1 O do (3rd person singular)

doesn't t 03 1 O does + not


dog n 07 3 O a canine house pet

dollar n 01 3 O a unit of money in the U.S. equal to 100 cents


don't m 01 2 O negative command

don't t 03 1 O do + not
don't mention it e 30 1 O it's all right

door n 01 1 O a flat, movable surface which opens and closes entrances

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Term Cat BK Lsn O/R Definition/Explanation
doorknob n 05 3 O a handle used for opening/closing a door

dorm n 15 1 R dormitory
dot n 11 1 R small, round mark

double j 28 1 O dual; in two parts or twice the amount

doubt n 13 1 O feeling of uncertainty


doubt v 13 1 O to be uncertain about/to consider unlikely

doubtful j 16 1 O full of doubt; uncertain


down a 10 2 O from a higher place to a lower place

down p 10 2 O to or in a lower place


downstairs a 10 2 O to or on a lower floor

downstairs j 10 2 O on a lower floor

downtown a 04 1 O the business center of a city/town


dozen n 05 4 O a group of 12

drain v 21 1 O draw off; empty


drama n 16 3 O a serious play

drapes n 07 4 O heavy curtains


draw/drew v 07 1 O to cause to move; to extract; to produce a likeness

draw/drew/drawn v 29 2 O to pull; attract

drawer n 07 4 O a sliding box like container with an open top


dread v 25 3 O to fear

dress n 04 3 O woman's clothing that covers from shoulders to knees or below


dressing room n 13 3 O area for trying on clothes in a store

drift v 27 4 O to move along slowly as driven by the wind, waves, orcurrent


drill n 22 3 O tool for boring holes

drill v 22 3 O make a hole by boring

drill n 15 1 O practice which is repeated


drill v 15 1 O to train/exercise by drills

drill instructor (DI) n 15 1 R a military training instructor


drill sergeant n 15 1 R one who gives military training, usually in the Army

drink n 10 1 R liquid refreshment


drink v 02 3 O to swallow a liquid

drink n 02 3 R liquid refreshment

drive v 03 4 O to operate a vehicle


drive/drove/driven v 22 3 O push or force

driver n 03 4 O one who drives a vehicle


driver n 10 4 O one who drives a vehicle

driver's license n 06 3 O license which allows holder to drive car

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Term Cat BK Lsn O/R Definition/Explanation
drizzle n 18 2 O fine, misty rain, rain in very small drops

drizzle v 18 2 O to rain very lightly or in small drops


drop v 10 1 O to fall; let/make fall

drop by v 14 3 O to visit informally or unexpectedly

drop in v 14 3 O to visit informally or unexpectedly


drop off v 19 2 O take/deliver; doze

drop out of v 19 4 O quit


drown v 19 2 O die/cause to die under water

drug n 15 4 O medicine
drugs n 05 1 O medicine or something used to make medicine

drugstore n 05 2 O pharmacy; store where medicine is sold

drums n 16 3 R musical instrument played by beating on it with sticks


dry v 05 2 O to remove the water/ moisture from something

dry j 06 1 O not wet


dryer n 10 1 R clothes dryer; an appliance that dries clothes

dual j 21 3 O of two/double
duck n 12 4 O a type of bird that swims

duct n 30 2 O a tube-like passage for liquids, gases, etc.

due j 17 2 O required payable/expected


due to p 22 2 O because of

dull j 11 4 O boring; not sharp


during p 12 1 O all through a length of time; at some moment in time

during the time (that) e 23 2 O during this time


duty n 14 1 O work; responsibility; something you must do

dynamite n 27 3 O a powerful explosive

E-1 to E-6 n 14 1 R US military junior enlisted grades


E-7 to E-9 n 17 3 R US military senior enlisted grades

each j 07 2 O every single one (of two or more) separately


each other r 27 4 O each the other (used to indicate a mutual relationship or action)

eager j 19 1 O full of interest/desire


ear n 05 1 O the organ on the sides of the head for hearing

earache n 11 1 O pain in inner ear

early a 03 1 O before the usual/expected time


early j 03 1 O happening before the usual time

earn v 15 3 O to gain for work/effort; deserve


earring n 13 2 R ear ornament

earth n 07 3 O planet/world we live on

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Term Cat BK Lsn O/R Definition/Explanation
ease n 22 4 O relaxed effort

easily a 09 3 O without difficulty


east a 08 1 O towards the east

east j 08 1 O to/toward the east

east n 08 1 O the direction in which the sun rises


easy j 07 2 O not difficult

eat v 02 3 O to put food in the mouth and swallow


echo n 28 4 O a reflected sound wave

economics n 18 1 R the study of money


economy n 26 4 O the management of the money of a nation

edge n 07 1 O part along the outside of something

editor n 26 2 O supervisor in a newspaper


editorial n 26 2 O an article giving opinion of an editor

educate v 12 2 O to teach
education n 12 2 O teaching or training of the mind

educational j 19 3 O pertaining to education


educator n 12 2 R teacher

effect n 21 2 O result caused by something

effective j 21 2 O producing a desired result


efficiency n 17 2 R a one-room apartment

efficient j 21 3 O producing desired result with little effort


effort n 23 4 O attempt to accomplish

egg n 02 3 O food (in a thin shell) from chickens, often eaten for breakfast
Egypt n 03 3 R country in northeastern Africa

eight j 01 1 O 8

eighteen j 01 1 O 18
eighteenth j 05 2 O 18th

eighth j 05 1 O 8th
eighty j 01 2 O 80

either j 16 3 O one or the other of two


either r 16 3 O one or the other of two

either...or c 18 1 O one or the other of 2

elastic j 21 2 O capable of being stretched


elbow n 05 1 R the joint where the arm bends

elderly j 17 1 O nearing old age; advanced age


elect v 18 1 O to select by vote

electric j 17 4 O producing or worked by electricity

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Term Cat BK Lsn O/R Definition/Explanation
electrical j 17 4 O concerned with or using electricity

electrician n 17 4 R a person who fits and repairs electrical devices and wiring
electricity n 17 2 O power which provides heat, light, etc.

electrode n 27 4 O either of the 2 points at which the current enters and leaves
anelectrical circuit
electron n 27 4 O tiny particles which carry a negative charge

electronics n 27 4 O a branch of physics


element n 23 1 O a basic or simple substance; part of a whole

elementary j 23 4 O basic

elementary school n 12 2 R first 6-8 years of school where basic subjects are taught
elevate v 23 2 O raise

elevator n 10 2 R a large box-like machine that moves people and things from
floor to floor
eleven j 01 1 O 11

eleventh j 05 1 O 11th
eligible j 18 1 O qualified to do something

eliminate v 20 4 O remove/get rid of; omit


else j 06 2 O other/different; more

e-mail n 14 4 R a system for using computers to send electronic messages


over the Internet; a message that is sent by computer from 1
person to another using the Internet.
e-mail v 14 4 R to send electronic messages by computer over the Internet.

emergency n 11 1 O unexpected and dangerous happening which needs immediate


action
emission n 25 1 O the act of giving out

emit v 25 1 O to give out


emphasis n 26 2 O stress

emphasize v 26 2 O to stress
employ v 18 3 O to use a person as a paid worker

employee n 18 3 O a person who is employed


employer n 18 3 O a person who pays people to work

employment n 18 3 O work, job

empty j 09 4 O having nothing/nobody in it


-en af 17 4 O adj + -en = verb

enable v 22 3 O make able


-ence af 23 4 O verb + -ence = noun

encircle v 28 4 O to surround
enclose v 28 4 O to close in all around

encounter v 26 3 O to meet

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Term Cat BK Lsn O/R Definition/Explanation
encourage v 29 3 O to give hope, courage, confidence, support

end n 09 4 O conclusion; the point where something stops


end table n 07 4 O small table usually next to a sofa

end up v 19 1 O to reach or finish in a certain place/way

end/ended v 04 1 O to finish; to stop


endanger v 25 1 O to risk

endorse v 23 3 O write name; support


endure v 25 3 O to bear

enemy n 20 2 O person, etc., hostile to another


energy n 17 4 O a source of power (wind, fuel, etc.) which drives machines and
produces energy in the form of heat, electricity, etc.: electrical
energy
energy n 16 1 O the mental effort and/or physical strength to do something
enforce v 21 3 O compel observance of

engage v 20 2 O enter into conflict; mesh together


engine n 11 3 O machinery which changes electric power to movement

engineer n 18 1 O person who plans/understands the making of machines, roads,


etc.
engineering n 18 1 O science and profession of an engineer

England n 03 3 O country located in the southern part of Great Britain


English n 03 2 O language spoken in the U.S., U.K., etc.

enjoy v 09 3 O to get pleasure or happiness from


enlarge v 12 3 O to make larger

enlist v 14 1 O to enter the armed forces

enlisted j 14 1 O US military junior enlisted E-1 through E-6


enlisted j 03 4 O military person below the officer ranks

enough j 10 3 O a sufficient amount


enough r 10 3 O sufficient; as much/many as is necessary

enough a 16 3 O sufficiently
ensign n 14 1 O US Navy officer O-1 (ENS)

ensure v 24 4 O make sure

-ent af 24 4 O verb + -ent = adj


enter v 16 4 R to put information or commands into a computer

enter v 15 1 O to go into; to become a member of


entertain v 11 4 O to amuse or interest

entertaining j 11 4 O amusing and interesting


entertainment n 11 4 O the act of amusing people

enthusiasm n 27 2 O a strong interest, liking

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Term Cat BK Lsn O/R Definition/Explanation
entire j 19 2 O whole or complete

entrance n 22 2 O place of admission; door or gate


entry n 22 2 O entrance

envelope n 06 3 O the paper cover of a letter

environment n 25 1 O surroundings
equal v 07 2 O to be the same in size, number, rank, etc.

equally a 25 2 O having same amount, size, number, etc.


equator n 27 1 O imaginary line around the earth

equip v 22 4 O provide what is needed


equipment n 16 1 O things needed for an activity

equivalent j 26 4 O equal/same as

-er/-or af 13 3 O verb + -er/-or = noun


erect v 24 1 O build

-ern af 23 3 O noun +-ern = adj


erratic j 24 4 O irregular

error n 07 2 O mistake; something done wrong


escalator n 10 2 R a set of moving stairs

escape v 21 2 O come/get out of a place

especially a 24 3 O for a particular purpose


essential j 22 4 O important

establish v 18 1 O to set up (an organization, school, etc.)


estimate n 20 3 O general guess; opinion

estimate v 20 3 O guess size, cost, etc. of; form an opinion


Europe n 15 3 R a continent

evacuate v 18 2 O to take/move people away from a place and out of danger

evacuation n 18 2 R the act of moving people out of danger


evaluate v 29 3 O to determine the value or degree of

evaporate v 23 1 O change to vapor


even a 16 1 O in fact/indeed

even if c 26 3 O though
even so e 25 3 O in spite of that

even though c 17 3 O although; in spite of the fact

evening n 03 1 O the end of the day and early part of the night
event n 23 4 O a happening

eventually a 24 3 O happening at last as a result


ever a 12 1 O at any time

every j 03 1 O each of all of two or more

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Term Cat BK Lsn O/R Definition/Explanation
everybody r 10 2 O every person

everyone r 10 2 O everybody; every person


everything r 15 1 O all things; each thing

everywhere a 10 1 O in every place

evident j 25 4 O clear
ex- af 19 1 O no longer/former

exact j 10 1 O correct; precise


exactly a 10 1 O precisely; with complete accuracy

examination/exam n 11 1 O physical examination by a doctor


examine v 15 4 O to look at a person or thing closely to find something out

example n 01 1 R something to be copied

exceed v 24 3 O go beyond
excellent j 18 3 O very good

except p 12 1 O but; not including


excess n 24 3 O more than enough

excessive j 24 3 O exceeding the usual number


exchange v 11 3 O to give and receive something in return for something else

excited j 09 3 O full of strong, pleasant feelings

exciting j 08 2 O (something) that excites


exclamation mark n 08 1 R punctuation mark (!)

exclude v 17 2 O to keep out or leave out


excluding p 17 2 O not including

Excuse me, please. e 02 2 R Pardon me. (a polite expression)


Excuse me. e 02 1 O Pardon me. (a polite expression)

exercise n 08 2 O use of any part of the body or mind to strengthen/improve it

exercise v 08 2 O to (cause to) get exercise


exert v 23 1 O use strength, skill, etc.

exhale v 23 1 O release air from lungs


exhaust n 20 4 O air, smoke which escapes from engine

exhaust v 25 1 O to tire out; use up


exhibit v 29 3 O to demonstrate, display, show

exist v 23 1 O to be

exit n 22 2 O place for leaving


exit n 08 1 O place for leaving

expand v 23 1 O become larger


expect (to) v 12 1 O to think something will happen; to hope

expel v 25 1 O to force out

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Term Cat BK Lsn O/R Definition/Explanation
expensive j 08 3 O costing a lot of money

experience n 16 4 O knowledge gained by direct observation and participation


experiment n 27 1 O a scientific test

expert j 23 4 O skilled; knowledgeable

expert n 23 4 O highly skilled person


explain v 07 2 O to give the meaning of something; to make clear

explanation n 07 2 O something that explains/makes clear


explode v 22 4 O burst violently

explosive n 27 3 O a substance that explodes or causes an explosion


export v 26 4 O to sell items to another nation

expose v 23 2 O bring into view; leave unprotected

express v 28 1 O to say; show


extend v 21 4 O reach/stretch/continue in relation to time and space

extension n 21 4 O continuation; addition


extensive j 24 1 O having wide extent

extent n 28 1 O the degree or limits of something


exterior n 20 3 O outside part of

external j 20 4 O of/on the outside; foreign

extinguish v 27 4 O to put out


extra j 10 3 O additional

extreme j 22 4 O excessive
extremely a 14 2 O very

eye n 05 1 O the sense organ for sight


eyebrow n 05 1 R hair that grows on the bony arch over the eyes

eyelash n 05 1 R hair that grows on the edge of the eyelid

eyelid n 05 1 R the skin that covers the eye and opens and closes
eyesight n 24 4 O vision

fabric n 13 3 O cloth, material


face n 05 2 O front of the head from chin to hair

face v 09 2 O to turn toward, to turn in the direction of


facility n 25 3 O establishment

fact n 18 2 O something known to be true

factor n 29 3 O an element contributing to a result


factory n 08 3 O a building where things are made, usually by machine

Fahrenheit (F) n 08 1 O a scale of temperature


fail (to) v 11 2 O to not perform or do; does not produce the desired result

failure n 23 4 O lack of success/ nonperformance

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Term Cat BK Lsn O/R Definition/Explanation
faint v 22 1 O pass out

fair j 21 3 O not stormy; just


fairly a 17 2 O more than "a little" but less than "very"; rather

faith n 24 4 O belief; trust/confidence

fall n 04 4 O the cool season between summer and winter; autumn


fall asleep e 04 3 O to go into a state of sleep

fall in v 15 1 O line up in formation


fall out v 15 1 R to leave a formation

fall/fell (down) v 08 1 O to lose your balance, especially suddenly


fall/fell/fallen apart v 25 3 O to disintegrate

fall/fell/fallen behind (in) v 26 1 O to be overdue in work

false j 04 2 O not true


familiar j 22 2 O closely acquainted

family n 02 1 O a group of people related by blood or marriage especially


parent and child
famous j 10 4 O very well known

fan n 07 4 O a cooling device, especially electric


far a 10 4 O a long way; not near

far j 10 4 O distant, a long way off; lengthy


fare n 14 4 O price of a trip (by plane, bus, taxi)

farm n 14 2 O land where crops/animals are raised


farmer n 14 2 O a person who manages a farm

farther a 12 4 O more far; comparative of far

farthest a 13 1 O most far; superlative of far


fast a 09 3 O quickly

fast j 07 1 O rapid; quick


fasten v 09 2 O to attach; to make secure

fat j 13 4 O having too much fat; not thin


fatal j 19 2 O resulting in death; disastrous

father n 02 1 O a male parent

faucet n 07 4 O device for controlling the flow of water


fault n 09 2 O defect; mistake

favor n 22 1 O helpful act


favorable j 18 2 O advantageous, pleasing; approving

favorite j 10 1 O being liked better than another person/thing


fear n 24 2 O feeling of danger

fear v 24 2 O be afraid of

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Term Cat BK Lsn O/R Definition/Explanation
feasible j 30 3 O capable of being done

feature n 22 2 O prominent part


February/Feb. n 03 3 O 2nd month of year; ab

feel like e 20 1 O would like to

feel/felt v 11 4 O to think
feel/felt lv 09 1 O to experience by touching or being/seeming to be

feelings n 09 3 O emotions; sensations of love, hate, etc.


female n 19 1 O a woman or girl

fence n 07 3 O a wire or wooden wall used to divide two areas of land


fertile j 24 3 O fruitful

fever n 11 1 O a high temperature (caused by illness)

few j 19 2 O absence of almost all quantity


field n 12 2 O job area; a branch of knowledge

field n 13 1 O open farm land; an open area for outdoor sports


fifteen j 01 1 O 15

fifteenth j 05 2 O 15th
fifth j 05 1 O 5th

fifty j 01 2 O 50

fight v 17 2 O to use disagreeable words or violent actions against others


fight/fought/fought off v 28 3 O to defend against; to fight to keep away, push back, or avoid

figure n 30 1 O an amount/number; form


figure out v 16 4 O to think about something until it is understood

file v 29 4 O to arrange in order


file n 19 1 R a collection of papers, records, etc. that contain information
about a particular person or subject (may be electronically
stored)
fill v 21 3 O order the use of
fill (up) v 09 4 O to make/become completely full

fill out v 09 1 O to complete (a form) thinking


filling n 25 3 O a substance used to fill something

film n 06 4 O a roll of substance used to take pictures


filter n 20 4 O device through which liquid/air is cleaned/strained

filter v 20 4 O pass through a filter; remove with a filter

final j 06 4 O last; coming at the end


finally a 10 1 O at last

find one's way e 28 4 O to regain direction


find out/found out v 10 1 O to learn about something; to discover a fact that was hidden

find/found v 08 3 O to discover by looking for

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Term Cat BK Lsn O/R Definition/Explanation
fine n 09 2 O money paid as punishment

fine j 22 3 O not coarse


Fine, thanks. e 01 1 O a polite response to a question of health, comfort

finger n 05 1 O one of the movable parts of the hand which has joints

fingernail n 05 1 R the flat hard piece that covers the fronts of the fingers
finish v 06 3 O to bring/come to an end; to complete

fire n 12 3 O something burning; light/heat from combustion


fire v 18 3 O to dismiss from a job

fire v 22 4 O to shoot
firearm n 22 4 O weapon

fireplace n 12 3 O an opening in the wall with a chimney (for building a fire)

firing pin n 22 4 0 pointed object which strikes the cartridge causing the bullet to
be fired
firing range n 15 1 R a place for shooting practice
firm j 23 2 O steady; solid

first a 05 3 O before all others

first — twelfth j 05 1 O lst — 12th


first aid n 23 2 O initial treatment

first lieutenant n 04 2 R US Air Force, Army, and Marine Corps officer O-2
first of all e 23 2 O the first thing

first sergeant n 17 3 R a designated senior NCO in the US Army, Air Force, or Marines
responsible for enlisted morale and discipline
first-class j 28 1 O best quality and/or costliest

fish n 02 3 O flesh of water creatures


fish n 12 4 O creature that lives in water and swims

fish v 12 4 O to try to catch fish

fishing rod n 12 4 R a pole for fishing


fit j 16 1 O in good physical condition; healthy

fit n 13 3 R the right size


fit/fit/fit v 13 3 O to be the right size shape for

fitness n 16 1 O the state of being healthy and in good physical condition


five j 01 1 O 5

fix v 09 3 O to repair

fix up v 28 2 O to repair or improve the condition of


fixed j 24 1 O fastened; not movable or changeable

flag n 17 3 O the unique national emblem of a country


flame n 22 2 O burning fuel

flammable j 22 2 O easy to burn

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Term Cat BK Lsn O/R Definition/Explanation
flap n 24 2 O a wide flat part of anything that hangs down

flash n 18 2 O a sudden occurrence


flash v 18 2 O to appear suddenly

flash v 11 2 O to send out sudden light

flashlight n 27 4 O a small hand light, usually powered by batteries


flat j 10 3 O deflated

flavor n 29 2 O taste
flaw n 29 1 O a fault, weakness

fleet n 25 2 O a group of ships


flexible j 21 2 O able to bend; adjustable to change

flight n 05 3 O a trip by plane

float v 23 1 O suspend on fluid


flood n 18 2 O an overflowing of water on an area normally dry

flood v 18 2 O to cause to be covered with water


floor n 07 4 O the surface you stand on when indoors

floor n 10 2 O level/story
flow n 17 4 O the rate of a smooth steady movement (fluids/electrons)

flow v 17 4 O to run or spread smoothly (liquids/electrons)

flower n 07 3 O the beautiful, colored part of a plant which produces seeds


flu n 15 4 O influenza; grippe

fluctuate v 24 4 O change irregularly


fluent j 24 3 O speaking/writing in an easy manner

fluid n 20 3 O liquid
fly v 03 4 O to pilot an aircraft; travel by aircraft

fly n 11 3 R a small flying insect with two wings

fly/flew/flown v 17 3 O (to cause) to float or flutter in air


focus v 28 4 O to make image clear by adjusting; center one's mind on a
subject
fog n 18 2 O a thick mist which makes it difficult to see

foggy j 18 2 O full of fog, not clear

fold v 23 3 O turn/bend
folks n 10 4 R relatives; especially parents

follow v 11 2 O to obey; to go behind


follow v 08 1 R to listen to carefully, to understand clearly

follow-on training (FOT) n 14 1 R military training that will occur after one's current assignment
fond (of) j 13 2 O having a liking

food n 02 3 O nourishment for bodily growth; meat, fruit, vegetables, etc.

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Term Cat BK Lsn O/R Definition/Explanation
foot/feet n 05 1 O a movable part of the body below the ankle

foot/feet n 13 4 O linear distance of 12 inches


football n 04 1 O game played with a ball and goal posts

for (distance) p 08 1 O go for a specific distance (three miles, two blocks, etc.)

for (meal) p 03 1 O to eat something for/with a meal


for (purpose) p 10 1 O for the purpose of

for (time) p 06 4 R duration of time (for four days)


for (time) p 08 1 O used to indicate amount/extent/ duration

for a living e 21 3 O as an occupation


for example e 16 4 O for instance

for instance e 24 3 O for example

for lack of p 30 4 O because of not having


for rent e 08 4 O available to be rented

for sale e 13 3 O available for purchase


for sure e 13 1 R certainly, without a doubt

for the purpose of p 20 4 O in order to


for the sake of p 30 4 O for the good of

forbid v 26 1 O to command not to do something

force n 14 1 R group of people trained for special purpose


force n 18 2 O power of wind, water

force n 18 4 O body strength; group of people trained for special purpose


force v 18 4 O to use physical power or influence on

forecast n 18 2 O prediction
forecast/forecast/forecast v 18 2 O to predict what will happen in the future

foreign j 14 4 O of a nation or country that is not one's own

forest n 14 2 O trees/bushes that cover a large area


forget/forgot (to) v 08 2 O to fail to remember

forgive/forgave v 09 4 O to be/say you're no longer angry about something


fork n 05 4 O an eating utensil

form n 09 1 O document which requests information


form v 21 2 O take the shape of; make

form n 23 1 O arrangement/shape

formal j 17 3 O ceremonial; following accepted rules and customs


former j 22 2 O first of two; in past time

formula n 30 3 O to organize into expression


forty j 01 2 O 40

forward a 23 3 O to or toward what's ahead or in front

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Term Cat BK Lsn O/R Definition/Explanation
forward j 23 3 O situated in advance

foundation n 29 3 O a solid base on which something is supported or built


four j 01 1 O 4

fourteen j 01 1 O 14

fourteenth j 05 2 O 14th
fourth j 05 1 O 4th

fraction n 30 1 O a part of
fracture n 23 2 O a break/breaking of a bone

frame n 29 4 O a structural case which surrounds or supports something


France n 03 3 R country in western Europe

free j 13 3 O no charge; not busy

free time e 08 2 O unoccupied time


freedom n 20 2 O state of being free

freeway n 08 1 O wide road with two or more lanes in each direction and no cross
traffic, used to travel fast between towns and cities
freeze/froze v 08 1 O to (cause to) harden into/become covered with ice

freezing j 12 1 O very cold; icy


French n 03 2 O language spoken in France and other countries

French fries n 03 2 O fried thin potato slices


frequency n 28 4 O the number of occurrences per time period

frequently a 11 4 O happening often


fresh j 15 2 O unprocessed; not stale

friction n 20 4 O rubbing of one object against another

Friday n 01 4 O 6th day of the week


friend n 02 1 O a person one knows well and is fond of

friendly j 17 1 O acting or ready to act as a friend


friendship n 09 3 O the state of being friends

frighten v 11 4 O to make afraid; terrify


frightened j 12 1 O afraid

frightening j 11 4 O terrifying

from p 10 4 O place, position


from p 08 4 O shows starting time

from p 05 3 O starting at
from now on e 14 3 O from the present to the future

from time to time e 20 1 O sometimes


front j 07 3 O at/near/in/on the part facing forward

front n 07 3 O the forward part/surface of something; a position ahead

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Term Cat BK Lsn O/R Definition/Explanation
fruit n 02 3 O the edible part of a tree/bush which contains seeds

ft. ab 13 4 R foot/feet (meas.)


fuel n 19 2 O material used for producing power

-ful af 22 3 O noun + -ful = adj

full j 09 4 O filled to capacity


fully a 30 2 O completely

fume n 25 1 O a smoke like gas


fun n 08 2 O pleasure; something done for pleasure, amusement

function n 20 3 O operation
function v 20 3 O operate

fundamental j 25 4 O basic

funds n 27 1 O money
funny j 11 4 O amusing; causing laughter

furnace n 30 1 O a device for giving heat


furnish v 17 2 O to supply with furniture, equipment, etc.

furnished j 17 2 R having furniture


furniture n 07 4 O things in a room which equip it for living

further a 12 4 O comparative of far; more

furthermore a 16 3 O besides; in addition; moreover


furthest a 13 1 R most far; superlative of far (alternate spelling)

fuse n 27 3 O a detonation device


fuselage n 24 2 O body of an airplane

future n 12 2 O time after the present


-fy af 24 1 O noun/adj + -fy = verb

gain v 13 4 O obtain or add as an increase

gal. ab 05 4 R gallon
gallon/ n 05 4 O 4 quarts; 3.78 liters

game n 04 1 O a form of sport or play


garage n 07 3 O a building for cars

garage n 09 3 O place for auto repair


garbage n 17 2 O waste material

garbage disposal n 17 2 R an appliance for getting rid of waste material/garbage

garden n 08 4 O a piece of land where flowers and vegetables are grown


gas n 17 2 O vapor used for lighting/heating; fuel

gas n 23 1 O invisible substance


gas station n 09 4 O a service/filling station

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Term Cat BK Lsn O/R Definition/Explanation
gas/gasoline n 09 4 O liquid obtained from petroleum used for powering engines in
cars, airplanes, etc.
gate n 07 3 O a passage through a fence
gate n 05 3 R an entrance

gather v 17 3 O to meet in a group


gathering n 17 3 O a meeting

gauge n 09 4 O an instrument for measuring amount, size, etc.


gear n 20 3 O toothed wheel

Gen ab 04 2 R general

general n 04 2 O US Air Force, Army, and Marine Corps officers O-7 to O-10
general n 16 2 O US Air Force, Army and Marine Corps officers O-7 to O-10

general j 19 1 O most common; not specific


generate v 17 4 O to produce

generator n 17 4 O machine that produces electricity


generous j 17 1 O willing to give/share

genuine j 27 2 O real

geography n 27 1 O a study of the earth's surface and shape


Georgetown n 04 1 R small town in central Texas near the state capital, Austin

get a prescription filled e 15 4 O receive medication from druggist


get dressed e 03 1 O put clothes on

get in contact with e 21 4 O get in communication with


get in touch with e 21 4 O get in communication with

get married e 10 4 O be joined as husband and wife

get one's hands on e 28 2 O to acquire


get the point e 18 3 O to understand the main idea

get up v 03 1 O to rise from bed; to leave your bed


get/got v 05 2 O to obtain, acquire

get/got lv 06 1 O to become; to acquire (a characteristic)


get/got lv 11 2 O to become

get/got (to) v 06 2 O to arrive

get/got back v 10 1 O to receive


get/got down v 24 4 O to reduce

get/got in v 06 2 O to arrive
get/got in shape e 08 2 O to become physically fit

get/got off v 06 2 O to leave a vehicle


get/got on v 06 2 O to enter a vehicle

get/got out v 06 2 O to exit a vehicle

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Term Cat BK Lsn O/R Definition/Explanation
get/got there e 11 1 R to arrive

get/got/gotten v 19 4 O causative
get/got/gotten across v 25 4 O to (cause to) be understood

get/got/gotten ahead v 27 2 O to advance, progress

get/got/gotten along (in) v 19 1 O to make progress


get/got/gotten along (with) v 19 1 O to have a friendly relationship

get/got/gotten behind in v 26 1 O to fail to keep up with


get/got/gotten by (with) v 27 2 O to do something with little effort, work

get/got/gotten off v 18 3 O to leave work


get/got/gotten on with v 29 2 O to continue

get/got/gotten over v 24 4 O recover

get/got/gotten rid of v 18 3 O to cause to leave; to throw away / give away


get/got/gotten through(with/to v 19 2 O finish; reach someone, especially by phone

get/got/gotten together v 12 3 O to meet


get-together n 12 3 O an informal meeting

gift n 14 3 O a present
girl n 02 1 O a young female child

give a hand e 22 1 O help

give/gave v 06 3 O to hand over as a gift; to supply


give/gave back v 11 3 O to return

give/gave/given a ring e 30 4 O to call on telephone


give/gave/given away v 20 1 O make a gift of

give/gave/given in (to) v 28 3 O to surrender; to stop opposing


give/gave/given out v 23 4 O distribute

give/gave/given up v 23 4 O surrender/stop doing

glad j 15 2 R pleased, willing


Glad to meet you. e 02 1 O a polite reply used with introductions

glance v 25 3 O to look briefly


glass n 05 4 O container used to hold liquids for drinking

glass n 13 2 O material
glasses n 17 1 O lenses made of glass or plastic which are worn on the face to
improve vision or to protect the eyes
global j 30 3 O relating to the entire world
gloves n 04 3 O garment used to cover the hand and fingers

glow v 29 1 O to shine
glue n 22 3 O sticky substance used to attach things

glue v 22 3 O make stick

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Term Cat BK Lsn O/R Definition/Explanation
go (to) v 01 1 O to proceed/move in the direction of

go out e 09 3 O to leave the house, especially for fun


go right e 24 2 O work smoothly

go shopping e 10 2 O go to stores to examine and/or purchase things

go sightseeing e 06 4 O to go about seeing sights of interest


Go to (the classroom) at (7:30). e 01 4 R imperative to go somewhere at a certain time

go to bed e 03 1 O to get into bed


go wrong e 24 2 O not working properly

go/went back v 05 3 O to return


go/went/gone + verb-ing v 12 4 O to travel somewhere to do something

go/went/gone ahead v 26 1 O to permit to continue

go/went/gone by v 28 1 O to visit; to pass; to follow


go/went/gone on with v 23 4 O continue

go/went/gone out v 17 4 O to stop burning, shining, functioning


go/went/gone over v 23 3 O review

go/went/gone over v 14 3 O to make a short informal visit


go/went/gone through v 25 3 O to search; endure

goal n 13 1 O aim/purpose; points scored; place where points are scored

goggles n 22 3 O protective eye covering


gold n 13 2 O metal

gold j 04 2 R bright and shiny yellow in color


good j 03 4 O having a favorable character; opposite of bad

Good morning/afternoon. e 01 1 O an expression of greeting


goods n 29 1 O merchandise

govern v 17 3 O to rule (a country)

government n 17 3 O the people who rule


governor n 26 2 O political head of a state

grade n 06 1 O score
grade n 12 2 R level in school

grade n 14 1 R rank
gradual j 16 1 O occurring, changing, or moving in small degrees

gradually a 16 1 O slowly

graduate v 05 3 O to complete school or a course


graduate n 18 1 O person who has graduated

graduation n 05 3 O a ceremony where you receive a diploma


grandchild/-children n 19 1 O child/ren of one's son/daughter

granddaughter n 19 1 O daughter of one's son/daughter

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Term Cat BK Lsn O/R Definition/Explanation
grandfather n 10 4 O the father of somebody's father/mother

grandmother n 10 4 O the mother of somebody's father/mother


grandparent n 10 4 R the mother/father of someone's parents

grandson n 19 1 O son of one's son/daughter

graph n 29 4 O a type of diagram with intersecting vertical and horizontal lines


grass n 07 3 O green plants with narrow leaves growing in meadows or lawns

grateful j 30 1 O thankful or appreciative


gravity n 24 3 O attraction of earth for objects

gray j 17 1 R a color
gray j 04 4 R color between black and white

graze v 14 2 O to feed on grass

grease n 11 3 O lubricant/fat
grease v 11 3 O to lubricate

greasy j 11 3 O covered with grease/an oily substance


great j 11 4 O good; large

great- j 19 1 R farther in the past by one generation, e.g., great-grandfather


Great. e 04 3 R That's very good.

green j 04 4 O color of leaves and grass

grid n 28 4 O system of squares on a map


grind/ground/ground v 25 3 O to rub harshly

grip v 22 3 O hold tightly


gripe v 27 2 O to complain

groceries n 20 1 O items sold at a grocery store


grocery store n 05 2 O a store that sells food and household goods

groove n 28 2 O a long, narrow path, track, or depression in a surface

ground n 08 1 O soil, earth; the surface of the earth


group n 14 4 O persons/things gathered together

grow/grew v 08 1 O to increase in size; to allow to grow (especially plants and crops)


growth n 21 1 O act/rate of growing; increase in number

guarantee n 11 3 O written assurance


guarantee v 11 3 O to give a statement of assurance

guard n 15 1 O one whose job is to protect

guard v 15 1 O to protect
guard against e 24 4 O foresee and prevent

guess v 09 3 O to believe, suppose


guest n 15 2 O visitor

guidance n 19 3 O advice

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Term Cat BK Lsn O/R Definition/Explanation
guide v 19 3 O lead; control

guilty j 19 4 O feeling responsibe for a bad decision or action


guitar n 16 3 R musical instrument with six strings played by picking strings

gun n 12 4 O weapon with a long tube through which a projectile is fired

gunnery sergeant n 17 3 R US Marine Corps NCO E-7 (GySgt)


guy n 22 1 O man/boy; male person

gymnasium (gym) n 08 2 O large room used for indoor sports


habit n 21 1 O custom; usual way of doing

had better m 16 1 O should, ought to


hail n 18 2 O frozen rain (balls of ice that fall like rain)

hail v 18 2 O to shower hail

hair n 05 2 O threadlike growth on the head, body


hair n 05 1 R threadlike growth on the head, body

haircut n 05 2 O having your hair cut/styled


half j 05 4 O either of two equal parts; 50%

half dollar n 01 3 O coin equal to 50 cents


half past (hour) e 08 4 O 30 minutes after

half/halves n 07 2 O either of two equal parts of something

ham n 05 4 R a type of pork


hamburger n 03 2 O a cooked beef sandwich

hammer n 22 3 O tool for driving/striking nails


hand n 05 1 O the movable part at the end of the arm, including the fingers

hand in v 19 4 O submit
hand out v 10 3 R to pass out

handicap n 26 2 O disadvantage; physical distortion

handle v 16 4 O to control a situation


handle n 05 3 R part of an object especially made for holding/opening it

handsome j 17 1 O good looking


hang/hung (up) v 04 3 O to put on a hook or hanger

hang/hung (up) v 09 4 O to put on a hook or hanger


hang/hung up v 08 3 O end a phone conversation

hang/hung/hung around v 28 1 O to wait or stay near without purpose or activity

hang/hung/hung on to v 26 1 O to keep
hanger n 09 4 O clothes-hanging device

happen v 09 2 O to occur, to take place


happy j 02 1 O feeling pleasure and contentment

hard j 07 2 O difficult to do or understand

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Term Cat BK Lsn O/R Definition/Explanation
hard j 09 4 O not soft

hard a 12 4 O with great effort; difficult


hard drive n 16 4 R a fixed computer information storage apparatus

hardly a 21 2 O almost none

hardship n 26 2 O anything causing suffering


hardware n 16 4 O the physical pieces that make up a computer system

hardworking j 17 1 O industrious
harvest n 14 2 O the gathering of a crop

harvest v 14 2 O to gather a crop


has v 03 2 O 3rd person singular, present tense to have

hat n 04 3 O cap with complete brim

hate v 16 3 O to dislike very strongly


have v 03 2 O to hold/own/possess

have (food) for (meal) e 03 2 O to eat/drink something


have a look at e 20 3 O examine

have got v 15 2 O to have


have got to m 16 2 O obligation; must

have in mind e 28 1 O to be thinking of

have over v 15 2 O to invite someone to your home for a visit or meal


have to m 05 4 O must; obligation

Have you met ... ? e 10 2 O Have you been introduced?


have/had a good time e 08 2 O enjoy oneself

have/had fun e 08 2 O have a good time


have/had/had v 19 4 O causative

hazard n 18 2 O danger

hazardous j 18 2 O dangerous
he r 01 3 O man, boy, male

head n 05 1 O part of body which contains the eyes, ears, nose, mouth, the
brain, etc.
head n 18 3 O leader/ruler

headache n 11 1 O pain in the head


headphones n 04 4 O device that fits over the ears to listen to audio recordings
privately
headset n 04 4 O same as headphones
health n 16 1 O the state of being well and without disease

healthy j 08 2 O in good health


hear v 03 2 O to receive and understand sounds by using the ears

heart n 17 3 O the organ which controls blood flow

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Term Cat BK Lsn O/R Definition/Explanation
heat v 12 3 O to make warm/hot

heat n 12 1 O hotness
heating n 17 2 R system to warm a building

heavy j 07 2 O having great weight

heavy traffic e 09 2 O a lot of cars on the road


heel n 05 1 R the back part of the foot

height n 13 4 O distance from top to bottom; altitude


height n 13 3 R distance from top to bottom; altitude

helicopter n 06 2 O aircraft with horizontally mounted blades


Hello e 01 1 O informal greeting

helmet n 19 2 O protective head covering

help n 06 3 O assistance; aid


help v 04 4 O to do something for someone; to aid

help yourself e 15 2 O serve yourself


helpful j 19 4 O willing help; useful

helpless j 19 4 O unable to look after oneself or act without help


her r 06 2 O objective form of she

her j 01 2 O possessive form of she

Her name is (Mary). e 01 2 O identifying a female and her name


here a 02 3 R at/in or to this place

here a 03 4 O at/in this place


Here it is. e 03 4 O at this place; over here

Here they are. e 03 4 O expression to point to something/someone


Here you are. e 06 2 R Here is what you want.

Here you are. e 04 4 O Here is what you want.

hers r 08 2 O possessive form of she


herself r 15 4 O reflexive, feminine pronoun

he's t 01 3 O he + is
hesitate v 21 4 O pause in/before an action

Hi i 02 1 R informal greeting
hide/hid v 09 1 O to conceal; conceal oneself

high j 07 3 O point well above the ground

high a 12 4 O to a high level in position/sound


high school n 12 2 O secondary school

highway n 08 1 O broad main road used especially to go from one town to another
hill n 07 3 O raised part of earth's surface not as high as a mountain

him r 06 2 O objective form of he

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Term Cat BK Lsn O/R Definition/Explanation
himself r 15 4 O reflexive, masculine pronoun

hinge n 28 2 O a movable part that joins two objects


hip n 13 3 O area on side of the body

hire v 18 3 O to employ someone for pay

his r 08 2 O possessive form of he


his j 01 2 O possessive form of he

His name is (Bob). e 01 2 O identifying a man and his name


historic j 26 4 O important in history

history n 15 3 O past events; record of past events


hit/hit v 08 2 O to give a blow to; strike

hoist v 26 3 O to raise up

hold the line e 08 4 O to wait on the telephone


hold/held v 08 4 O to keep in one's grasp

hold/held (on) v 08 4 O wait on the phone


hold/held/held v 15 2 O to be able to contain; to convene or assemble

hole n 22 3 O empty area


holiday n 15 3 O day free from work; legal commemoration of an event

home a 06 2 O at home

home n 06 2 O place of residence, e.g., house, apartment


homework n 02 4 O work to be done at home

honest j 17 1 O having principles; truthful


honeymoon n 15 2 O trip after a wedding

honor n 16 2 O esteem, respect; glory, fame


honor v 16 2 O to show high regard for

honorable j 16 2 O worthy of being honored

hook n 30 1 O a catch for attaching


hope (to) v 09 4 O to want/expect

horizon n 28 4 O the meeting of earth and sky


horizontal j 11 1 R parallel to the horizon

horse n 14 2 O large domestic animal


horsepower n 30 2 O a unit for measuring power

hose n 11 3 O flexible tube

hospital n 02 2 O medical treatment facility


host n 29 2 O one who receives guests

hot j 02 1 O having a relatively high temperature


hotel n 06 4 O an establishment providing lodging for travelers

hour (hr.) n 03 3 O 60 minutes; one of 24 parts of a day

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Term Cat BK Lsn O/R Definition/Explanation
house n 06 2 O building occupied by one family or person

Houston n 04 1 R U.S. city in southeast Texas


hover v 26 3 O to stay in one place

how a 09 3 O manner

how a 10 4 O degree/extent
how a 06 1 O state/condition; in what manner/way

How about (Saturday)? e 04 1 O suggesting a day


How about you? e 04 1 O And you?

How about you? e 02 3 R And you?


How about...? e 11 1 O What do you think about...?

How are you? e 01 1 O greeting used when meeting again

How can I get to …? e 08 1 R used when asking for directions


How do you do? e 10 2 O greeting used when meeting someone for the first time

how many...? a 03 3 O what amount, quantity


how much …? e 04 4 What is the price?

how often a 03 2 O what frequency/number of times


however a 18 4 O in spite of this

How's it going? e 04 1 O informal expression similar to How are you?

How's it going? e 06 1 R informal expression similar to How are you?


H-P; h-p 01 2 O letters of the alphabet

hub cap n 10 3 R metal cover over center of wheel


huge j 22 2 O extremely large

hull n 25 2 O the body of ship


human j 24 4 O having qualities representative of people

human n 27 1 O a person

humid j 12 1 O damp, moist (weather)


humidity n 12 1 O dampness, especially of air

humor n 16 3 O comical quality; expression/appreciation of what's funny


humorous j 16 3 O funny

hundred j 02 1 O 100
hungry j 03 1 O needing nourishment

hungry j 02 3 O needing nourishment

hunt v 12 4 O to pursue animals/birds for food or sport; search for


hurricane n 18 2 O storm with high wind/rain

hurry (up) v 10 3 O move fast


hurt (someone's) feelings e 09 3 O to offend (someone)

hurt/hurt v 09 3 O to cause pain, injury, distress

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Term Cat BK Lsn O/R Definition/Explanation
hurt/hurt v 05 1 O to feel pain

husband n 02 1 O the man to whom a woman is married


hydraulic j 20 3 O operated by movement/force of liquids

hydrogen n 23 1 O gaseous element

I r 01 2 O pronoun for person writing, speaking, etc.; me


I think I'll … . e 05 4 R used to make predictions with the modal will

-ible af 19 3 O verb/noun + -ible = adj


-ic af 27 2 O noun + -ic = adj.

-ical af 27 2 O noun + -ical = adj.


ice n 08 1 O water frozen solid by cold

ice cream n 05 4 O a sweet frozen dessert made of milk/cream

ID card n 04 2 O identification card


I'd like you to meet … . e 10 2 O I'd like you to know this person. (used with introductions)

idea n 12 3 O plan; opinion


ideal j 26 1 O perfect

identical j 26 4 O the same


identification n 04 2 R something that proves who you are

identification n 06 3 O evidence of identity

identify v 22 4 O verify or recognize identity


idle j 26 4 O inactive

if c 17 1 O whether
if c 12 1 O in case that; on condition that; whether

if not e 25 1 O or else
If you ask me,.... e 11 4 O In my opinion

-ify af 24 1 O noun/adj + -ify = verb

ignite v 22 4 O begin burning


ignite v 20 3 R set fire to/catch fire

ignition n 20 3 O starting system


ignore v 24 2 O pay no attention to

il- af 22 4 O negative/opposite
-ility af 21 2 O adj + -ility = noun

ill j 15 4 O sick

illegal j 21 3 O against the law


I'm t 01 2 O I + am

im- af 22 4 O negative/opposite
image n 28 4 O a copy or likeness of person or thing

imagine v 13 1 O to think

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Term Cat BK Lsn O/R Definition/Explanation
imitate v 27 2 O copy in actions, manner

immediate j 23 4 O just then


immediately a 09 1 O at once

impact n 27 3 O force of contact

implement v 29 3 O to carry out, put into practice or effect


imply v 26 1 O to indicate indirectly

impolite j 11 4 O not polite; rude


impolitely a 11 4 O rudely

import v 26 4 O to bring items in


important j 08 2 O has much significance/value

impossible j 16 1 O not possible

impression n 25 4 O effect on the mind


improve v 23 4 O make better

in a 11 1 O to the inside; to/at a certain place


in p 01 4 O location

in- af 22 4 O negative/opposite
in (full) bloom e 14 2 R abundant in blossoms

in (good) shape e 08 2 O in good physical condition

in (period of time) p 03 1 O during that period of time (in the morning)


in (period of time) p 05 3 O indicates the future, after a specific length of time (in an hour)

in (the Army, Navy, etc.) p 03 4 O a part of; included in military service


in (time frame) p 03 3 O contained within a time frame (seven days in a week)

in a hurry e 10 3 O without delay


in a way e 25 3 O in a way of speaking; partly

in accordance with p 27 3 O as stated by; in agreement

in addition a 19 1 O also
in addition to p 15 3 O as well as; besides

in advance e 11 2 O ahead of time


in all e 27 2 O altogether; everything considered

in back of a 09 2 O behind
in case c 27 4 O if it happens that

in case of p 27 4 O if it happens that

in charge (of) e 24 4 O to have the care/control of


in common e 27 2 O shared together; equally with or by all

in comparison e 27 2 O the act of comparing with


in conclusion e 27 2 O as the last thing, finally

in connection with p 29 2 O relating to

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Term Cat BK Lsn O/R Definition/Explanation
in connection with p 30 4 O in relation to

in essence e 30 3 O basically or fundamentally


in exchange for e 26 4 O in return for

in fact e 11 4 O really

in front of a 09 2 O toward/outside front of


in general e 21 3 O usually

in line e 06 3 O in a row; to be in an organized succession of people


in my opinion e 09 3 O I think/believe

in opposition to p 30 3 O against or opposing


in order to p 20 4 O with the purpose of

in place of p 19 2 O instead of

in regard to e 26 1 O concerning
in search of p 30 2 O looking for

in short e 27 2 O put it into a few words; briefly


in spite of p 25 3 O taking no notice of

in spite of it all e 25 4 O although


in spite of the fact that e 25 4 O although something is true

in that case e 21 1 O conditional adverbial phrase

in the course of p 28 3 O during


in the event (that) c 27 4 O if it should happen that

in the event of p 27 3 O in case of


in the face of p 28 3 O up against; in the presence of; despite the opposition of; in
spite of
in the first (second, e 28 2 O first, (second, third, etc.) place third...)
in the meantime e 23 3 O during this time

in the open e 12 4 O outdoors


in the same manner e 25 1 O similarly

in the same way e 25 1 O similarly


in working order e 30 2 O in good condition

in. ab 13 3 R inch/inches

in/on behalf of p 27 1 O for


incapable j 16 4 O not able

inch/inches n 13 4 O measure of length/one twelfth of a foot


inch/inches n 11 1 R measure of length/one twelfth of a foot

include v 17 2 O to have or make someone or something part of the whole


including p 17 2 O having as a part

income n 26 1 O money earned

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Term Cat BK Lsn O/R Definition/Explanation
incomplete j 19 1 O lacking something

incorporate v 29 3 O to unite together, include


increase v 13 3 O to become larger in amount, size, number, etc.

indefinite j 18 3 O not clear/not fixed, especially as to time

indent v 04 3 R to put a space at the beginning of a paragraph


independent j 27 2 O not dependent on others

indicate v 17 3 O to show, point to, or point out


individual n 25 4 O one person

indoors a 12 4 O inside a building


industrial j 25 1 O pertinent to industry

industry n 21 1 O business; manufacture

ineligible j 18 1 O not qualified to do something


infantry n 23 4 O foot soldiers

infect v 23 2 O put disease into body


inferior j 27 1 O not as good as

inflate v 10 3 O to fill with air or gas


inflexible j 21 2 O unable to bend; not able to change

influence n 21 4 O effect

influence v 21 4 O have an effect on


inform v 21 4 O tell; give info to

informal j 17 3 O not formal


information n 09 1 O facts; news/knowledge

ingredient n 20 1 O one of the parts of a mixture


inhale v 23 1 O draw air into lungs

initial j 23 2 O first

inject v 24 4 O push into


injure v 15 4 O to hurt

injury n 15 4 O wound; broken bones


in-law n 19 1 O relative by marriage

inner j 22 4 O inside
innocent j 21 3 O not guilty

input n 28 3 O that which is put in; power, energy, or information that is


supplied
inquire (about) v 19 1 O ask/ask for information

insect n 22 1 O six-legged invertebrate


insert v 10 1 O to put something into something else

inside p 15 2 O in/within

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Term Cat BK Lsn O/R Definition/Explanation
inside a 02 2 O indoors; in a building

insignia n 04 2 R emblem(s) of rank


insignia n 14 1 O emblem(s) of rank

insist (on) v 19 2 O to declare firmly; to demand that something be done

inspect v 19 2 O search thoroughly


install v 16 4 O to set up / prepare / put in equipment to make ready for use

installation n 16 4 O act of installing


installation n 16 2 O military base/post

instant n 26 1 O a small amount of time


instantaneous j 27 3 O completed in an instant; immediate

instantly a 26 1 O at once

instead a 12 2 O in place of that


instead of p 12 2 O in place of; rather than

instruct v 15 1 O to teach, direct; guide


instruction n 15 1 O process of being taught

instructions n 12 4 O directions which tell how to do something


instructions n 05 3 R directions which tell how to do something

instructor n 11 2 O teacher

instrument n 16 3 O object played to give musical sounds


instrument n 24 2 O tool or device

insulate v 17 4 O to cover or wrap to prevent escape of electricity, heat, sound


insulated j 17 4 O covered to prevent escape of electricity, heat, sound

insulation n 17 4 O something that protects against electricity, heat, sound


insulator n 17 4 O material used to prevent undesired flow of electricity

insurance n 09 2 O a contract giving protection against loss

intake j 30 2 O relating to taking something in


integrity n 29 3 O strict honesty, honor, principle

intelligent j 16 4 O having power of reasoning; smart


intend v 11 4 O to plan to

intense j 29 4 O strong or extreme


intention n 27 2 O a purpose, plan

interest v 22 4 O attract attention of

interested (in) j 12 3 O showing/having interest


interesting j 08 2 O arousing or holding one's attention

interfere v 23 4 O hinder
interior n 20 3 O inside part of

intermediate j 23 4 O middle

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Term Cat BK Lsn O/R Definition/Explanation
internal j 20 4 O of/in the inside

international j 17 3 O concerning more than one nation


international j 08 3 R concerning more than one nation

Internet n 14 4 O the global network of computers accessible to the public

interpret v 21 3 O explain; translate


interrupt v 22 1 O cause break in activity; cut in on a conversation

intersect v 23 3 O cross
intersection n 11 2 O place where two or more roads cross

interval n 27 3 O a period of time between


intestinal j 24 4 O of the intestines

intestine n 24 4 O guts

into p 07 2 O to the inside of; to the condition/form of


introduce v 10 2 O to make known by name for the first time to each other

introduction n 10 2 O an occasion of telling people each other's names


invent v 25 1 O to plan or make for first time

inventory n 29 1 O a list of goods, property


invert v 30 2 O to turn upside down

investigate v 23 2 O search/inquire into

invisible j 18 2 O that can't be seen, hidden


invitation n 15 2 O message used to invite

invite v 15 2 O to ask to go/come somewhere


invite over v 30 1 O to ask to visit

involve (in) v 25 1 O include as part; be interested in


-ion af 15 1 O vb + -ion = noun

ir- af 22 4 O negative/opposite

iron n 15 1 O electric device used to make clothes smooth with heat


iron v 15 1 O to make smooth with an iron

iron n 13 2 O a kind of metal used in making steel


irregular j 13 3 O unusual; not even or uniform

irresponsible j 17 1 O not responsible; lacking a sense of duty


irritate v 25 4 O to disturb; make sore

irritated j 25 4 O angry; sore

irritating j 25 4 O annoying
is v 01 1 O to be/exist (used with he, she, it)

island n 23 3 O land surrounded by water


isn't t 01 3 O is + not

isolate v 27 1 O separate

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Term Cat BK Lsn O/R Definition/Explanation
issue v 28 3 O to give out; to distribute publicly or officially

-ist af 28 1 O stem + -ist = noun


it r 01 1 O that thing, group, idea, etc. already mentioned

it r 16 1 O used in the position of the subject of a verb before the real


subject appears (anticipatory)
it r 10 4 O impersonal

It takes...to.... e 10 4 O It needs...to....
It wasn't bad. e 03 3 R used to comment on something; It was okay.

It’s (weather). e 06 1 R the weather is snowy, sunny, etc.

Italian n 03 2 R language spoken in Italy


item n 13 3 O an article, unit, separate thing

its j 08 2 O possessive
it's t 01 1 O it + is

It's (10) o'clock. e 01 4 O expression for telling time (used with hour only)
It's (10:30). e 01 4 O used when telling time(used with hour and minutes)

It's 2210 hours. e 04 2 O It's ten after ten p.m. It's 10:10 p.m.

It's a pleasure to meet you. e 10 2 O It's a joy to know you/meet you.


It's a shame that.... e 30 4 O It's too bad that.

It's called a … . e 07 1 O the name of it is …


It's time for… e 02 4 O at the time of

itself r 15 4 O reflexive form of it


-ity af 21 2 O adj + -ity = noun

-ive af 20 3 O verb/noun + -ive = adj

-ize af 28 2 O noun/adj + -ize = verb


jack n 10 3 O a tool for lifting a car

jack up v 10 3 O to lift
jacket n 04 3 O short coat

January/Jan. n 03 3 O 1st month of year; ab


Japan n 03 3 R country in East Asia

Japanese n 03 2 R language spoken in Japan

jar n 20 1 O glass container


jeans n 13 3 R kind of pants

jet n 06 2 O plane
jewelry n 13 2 O decoration worn on clothes/body

job n 07 1 O profession; occupation


jog v 16 1 O to run at a slow pace

join v 15 1 O to become a member of

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Term Cat BK Lsn O/R Definition/Explanation
join v 13 1 R to become a member of

join v 22 3 O fasten
joint j 30 3 O shared by or common to two or more

judge n 21 3 O public official; one who judges

judge v 21 3 O form an opinion about; believe


judgment n 17 1 O an opinion

judicial j 21 3 O of judges, courts, etc.


juice n 02 3 O liquid drink

July/Jul. n 03 3 O 7th month of year; ab


jump n 13 1 O a distance jumped

jump v 13 1 O to leap; move or rise suddenly

June/Jun. n 03 3 O 6th month of year; ab


junior j 16 2 O lower in status

junk n 28 1 O useless articles, poor quality


jury n 21 3 O group of people who decide

just j 21 3 O fair
just a 12 2 O a short time ago

just a 02 3 R only

just a 08 3 O only
just a minute e 08 3 O wait a minute

just as [when/as] c 14 4 O while, when


just in time e 28 1 O at the last possible time or moment

just the same e 30 1 O anyway


justice n 21 3 O fairness

keep lv 10 3 O to remain

keep track of e 24 2 O keep informed


keep/kept v 07 4 O to store

keep/kept (on) v 09 2 O to continue/maintain in action/conduct


keep/kept/kept an eye on e 30 1 O to watch carefully

keep/kept/kept away(from) v 19 2 O avoid


keep/kept/kept up with v 21 1 O maintain pace; remain informed

ketchup n 15 2 R thick tomato sauce (catsup)

key n 10 3 O unlocking device


key n 05 3 R a device used for locking/unlocking doors, engines, etc.

keyboard n 16 4 O row of keys on a machine or musical instrument


kg. ab 05 4 R kilogram = 1000 grams

kick v 13 1 O to hit with foot

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Term Cat BK Lsn O/R Definition/Explanation
kid n 30 1 O a child

kidney n 29 4 O an organ in the body which separates liquid waste from the
blood
kill v 12 4 R to cause the death of

kilo/kilogram/ n 05 4 R equals 1,000 grams (approx. 2.2 lbs)


kilometer n 08 1 R 1,000 meters (approx. .6 mile)

kilometer n 13 4 O measurement of length


kind j 16 3 O helpful

kind (of) n 08 4 O type (of)

king n 30 4 O a male ruler


kit n 27 3 O a set of tools or instruments

kitchen n 07 4 O place/room for cooking/food preparation


km ab 13 4 R kilometer

knee n 05 1 R the middle joint of the leg


knife/knives n 05 4 O utensil used for cutting food

knob n 05 3 R control button on a radio, TV, etc.

knob n 10 1 O small, round handle


knot n 13 1 R fastening formed by tying

know v 03 2 O to recognize/distinguish
knowledge n 19 1 O that which is known/ understanding through learning or
experience
Korean n 03 2 R language spoken in Korea
lab n 01 1 O room for listening to/ speaking language

label n 20 1 O paper/cloth attached to something as identification


laboratory (lab) n 15 4 O room for scientific work/research

lack v 19 4 O not to have

lack (of) n 19 4 O absence of


ladies' room n 09 4 O restroom

lady n 09 4 O woman/female
lake n 06 4 O large body of water

lamb n 02 3 O meat from sheep


lamp n 07 4 O light producing device

lance corporal n 14 1 R US Marine Corps enlisted E-3 (LCpl)

land v 08 1 O to come to earth


land n 07 3 O solid part of earth's surface; ground/soil

landmark n 26 4 O an object used as a guide


lane n 11 2 O part of road

language n 03 2 O human speech

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Term Cat BK Lsn O/R Definition/Explanation
lap n 16 1 O one circuit around track/ across pool

large j 05 1 O big
last j 05 1 O final

last a 05 1 R at the end; conclusively

last v 12 1 O to remain in use/ existence; endure; be enough


last j 03 3 O most recent

last a 10 1 O at the end; conclusively


last/lastly a 10 1 O after everything else; in the end

late a 03 1 O toward the end of a period


late j 03 1 O coming after the usual or expected time

later a 06 2 O at a future time

latitude n 27 1 O parallels measured north or south from equator


latter j 22 2 O second of two

laugh v 11 4 O to make sounds with voice showing happiness


launch v 25 2 O to begin something; fire

laundry n 09 4 O dirty clothes


law n 09 2 O all/any rules made by government

lawyer n 21 3 R attorney

lay/laid (down) v 07 4 O to put/place


layer n 23 1 O single thickness of matter

lazy j 17 1 O avoiding work/activity


lb. ab 05 4 R pound

lead/led/led v 18 1 O to direct/guide; to be ahead


leader n 18 1 O person who directs/guides, the head leader

leadership n 18 1 O capability/ability to lead, position/office of leadership

leaf/leaves n 07 3 O flat, thin, green parts of plants


leak n 11 3 O opening allowing escape of something

leak v 11 3 O to permit something to escape through a hole; to escape


leaky j 11 3 O allowing water/liquid/ gas to leak out

lean v 26 4 O rest oneself on/against something; bend


learn v 03 2 O to get knowledge by studying

learn a lesson e 19 4 O learn from experience

lease n 17 2 O written agreement to rent house/land


lease v 17 2 O to give/take the use of

least r 20 4 O smallest amount


least j 08 3 O to the smallest amount

leather n 13 2 O animal skin

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Term Cat BK Lsn O/R Definition/Explanation
leave n 13 2 O permission to be absent from duty

leave v 12 3 R to allow to remain


leave v 03 2 O to depart

leave a message e 08 4 O give information

leave a tip e 06 2 O give a gift of money for a service


leave/left v 06 2 O to allow to remain

leave/left/left v 15 3 O to fail to include or take along


leave/left/left out v 28 2 O to omit

lecture n 27 2 O a talk to a group


left j 05 1 O on or belonging to the left side of body

left a 09 2 O opposite right

leg n 05 1 O limb above the foot used for walking and supporting the body
legal j 21 3 O within the law

legislature n 26 2 O a lawmaking group


leisure n 27 2 O free time

lemon n 09 1 R a fruit; flavor


lend a hand e 16 4 O to help

lend/lent v 09 3 O to let another use/have it temporarily

length n 13 4 O linear measurement


length n 13 3 R distance from end to end

lenient j 19 4 O permissive
lens n 22 2 O optical glass

less j 13 3 O smaller amount


less a 08 3 O to a smaller degree (than)

-less af 22 3 O noun + -less = adj

lesson n 03 1 O exercise for a student to learn


Let me introduce … . e 10 2 O Allow me to introduce this person to you.

let/let v 10 2 O to give permission, allow


let's t 02 1 O let + us, suggestion

Let's get together. e 04 1 O I suggest we meet.


letter n 06 3 O mail

letter n 01 1 O symbol of the alphabet

letter carrier n 06 3 O mail carrier


lettuce n 05 4 R a green vegetable used in salads

level j 23 4 O horizontal; even


level n 23 4 O position/height

lever n 20 3 R bar used to apply pressure

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Term Cat BK Lsn O/R Definition/Explanation
lever n 10 1 R a bar used to apply pressure

library n 02 2 O building where books are kept for public use


lie n 09 3 O falsehood

lie/lay down v 15 4 O to recline

lie/lied v 09 3 O to tell a falsehood


lieutenant n 04 2 O US Air Force, Army, and Marine Corps officer O-1 and O-2

lieutenant (US Navy O-3) n 14 1 O US Navy officer O-3 (LT)


lieutenant colonel n 04 2 R US Air Force, Army, and Marine Corps officer O-5

lieutenant commander n 14 1 R US Navy officer O-4 (LCDR)


lieutenant general n 16 2 R US Air Force, Army, and Marine Corps officer O-9

lieutenant junior grade n 14 1 R US Navy officer O-2 (LTJG)

life/lives n 15 3 O time/act of living


lift v 10 1 O to raise

light j 07 2 O not heavy


light j 09 2 O not dark

light n 09 2 O electric lamp


light bulb n 28 2 O an electric device that emits light

light/lit v 14 2 O to ignite a match, a fire, a cigarette, etc.

lightning n 18 2 O flash of light


like p 12 1 O almost the same as; show same qualities

like p 07 1 O of the same kind as


-like af 28 4 O noun + -like = adj.

like/liked (to) v 04 1 O to enjoy


likely j 18 2 O probable

likewise a 16 3 O in the same way; similarly

limb n 05 1 R an arm or leg


limit n 26 4 O a boundary

limit v 26 4 O to set a boundary


limited j 28 1 O restricted; confined

line n 07 1 O a thin mark


line n 12 4 R string/cord, etc.

line (phone) n 08 3 R wire for phone

line up v 28 2 O to get in line; to align


link n 30 1 O a connection

link n 19 1 R a special word or picture in an Internet document which can be


clicked on to connect to other parts of the document, the
website, or the Internet
lip n 05 1 R part of the mouth

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Term Cat BK Lsn O/R Definition/Explanation
liquefy v 24 1 O make or become a liquid

liquid n 20 3 O fluid
list n 20 1 O series of items in order

list v 20 1 O make a list of

listen (to) v 01 1 O to give attention in hearing


little j 07 1 O small

little j 19 2 O absence of almost all quantity


little by little e 16 1 O gradually; by small degrees

live on v 26 3 O to survive
live/lived v 04 1 O to have your home in a particular place

living room n 07 4 O room in a home with furniture for socializing

load v 06 4 O to put (film) into(camera)


load v 16 4 R to put software into a computer

local j 08 3 O concerning one particular area that you are talking about or the
place where you live
locate v 14 2 O to learn position of; find position

location n 14 2 O place/position
lock n 05 3 O an apparatus used to close and fasten something with a key

lock v 05 3 O to use a key to close and fasten a door


long j 05 1 O measuring a large amount in length

long a 04 1 O covering a certain time


long (time/trip) j 06 4 O duration

long distance e 08 3 O operating between places that are far apart

longitude n 27 1 O distance measured east or west from equator


look lv 09 1 O to seem; appear

look (at) v 01 1 O to observe; direct eyes to


look after v 16 1 R to take care of

look after v 18 4 O to take care of somebody/something


look down on v 27 1 O to disapprove of or have a low opinion of

look for v 08 4 O to search

look forward to v 14 3 O to anticipate


look in on v 23 3 O make a brief visit to

look into v 24 3 O investigate


look out (for) v 18 2 O to take care/be careful of

look over v 20 3 O examine


look up v 03 3 O to find in a book

look up to v 27 1 O to respect

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Term Cat BK Lsn O/R Definition/Explanation
loose j 10 3 O not tight or firmly fastened; not restrained

loosen v 10 3 O to make less tight; to untighten


Los Angeles n 04 1 R U.S. city in southwest California

Los Angeles n 03 2 R U.S. city in southwest California

lose one's temper e 19 4 O become angry


lose track of e 24 2 O not keep informed

lose/lost v 09 1 O to fail to keep; can't find


lose/lost/lost v 13 1 O to fail to win

lost j 11 2 O unable to find one's way


lots of j 05 2 O many, much

loud j 11 4 O strongly audible; noisy

loudly a 11 4 O strongly audible; noisy


love n 11 4 O a strong feeling of fondness for a person

love v 11 4 O to have strong feelings for; to care for


low a 12 4 O in/to a low position, point, degree

low j 07 3 O opposite high


lower v 10 3 O to let or make something go down

loyal j 16 2 O faithful; always supporting friends, beliefs, country, etc.

loyalty n 16 2 O the state of being loyal or faithful to friends, beliefs, country, etc.
Lt ab 04 2 R abbreviation for lieutenant O-1 and O-2

Lt Col ab 04 2 R lieutenant colonel (0-5)


lubricate v 20 4 O make slippery; apply a lubricant

luck n 14 3 O good/bad happening by chance


lucky j 14 4 O having good fortune

lug (nut) n 10 3 R nut; kind of fastener

lunch n 02 3 O a meal in the middle of the day


luncheon n 15 2 O a formal lunch

lung n 23 1 O organ used in respiration


luxury n 28 1 O enjoyable things usually not necessary and often provided by
wealth
-ly af 15 4 O noun + -ly = adj
-ly af 09 3 O adj + -ly = adv

m ab 13 4 R meter
m.p.h. ab 11 2 R rate of speed

ma'am e 04 4 O respectful form of address to a woman


machine n 10 1 O man-made apparatus using power to do work

magazine n 10 4 O a periodical with articles/stories/ads/pictures

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Term Cat BK Lsn O/R Definition/Explanation
magazine n 22 4 O a compartment in some firearms to hold cartridges

magnet n 27 4 O something that attracts iron


magnetic j 27 4 O of a magnet

mail n 06 3 O letters, packages transported by post office

mail v 06 3 O to send by mail


mailman/mailmen n 06 3 O mail delivery person(s)

main j 18 3 O chief/most important


maintain v 20 2 O keep in a certain state; defend/support

maintenance n 20 2 O maintaining/being maintained


Maj ab 04 2 R major (O-4)

major n 04 2 O US Air Force, Army, and Marine Corps officer O-4

major j 22 1 O main/most important


major general n 16 2 R US Air Force, Army, and Marine Corps officer O-8

make a cake e 05 2 R bake a cake


make a mistake e 07 2 O to create/produce an error

make a phone call e 08 3 O to call someone on the telephone


make a reservation e 05 3 O to reserve a seat on a plane, train, etc.

make it e 11 1 O to achieve; to be on time

make sense e 19 3 O be logical


make sure e 22 4 O be certain

make up one's mind e 12 2 O to decide


make/made v 14 2 O to cause to be

make/made v 05 4 O to do or construct; equal


make/made/made up v 27 2 O create; settle differences

make/made/made up for v 30 2 O to substitute for, or compensate for a mistake or offense

mal- af 28 2 O wrong or bad


male n 19 1 O a man or boy

malfunction n 20 4 O instance of malfunctioning


malfunction v 20 4 O fail to function as it should

mall n 10 2 O a shopping center


man/men n 02 1 O fully grown human male(s)

manage v 08 4 O supervise; control behavior of; oversee

manager n 08 4 O supervisor
mandatory j 17 3 O required

maneuver n 24 2 O movement
maneuver v 24 2 O move

man-made j 13 2 R produced by people

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Term Cat BK Lsn O/R Definition/Explanation
manner n 24 4 O way

manual j 20 3 O made, done, worked by hand


manufacture v 25 1 O to make a product

many r 13 4 O many persons/things

many j 05 4 O lots of
map n 01 1 O a drawing representing countries, town, rivers, etc.

march v 15 1 O to walk with regular step as in military formation


March/Mar. n 03 3 O 3rd month of year; ab

marine n 03 4 R a member of the Marine Corps


Marine Corps n 03 4 R a branch of the military

Marine Corps n 14 1 O branch of the military

mark v 03 3 O to put a mark/line/dot on something


mark n 28 2 O a visible impression

marksman/marksmen n 23 4 R one who's proficient with weapons


marksmanship n 23 4 R quality of being a marksman

marriage n 10 4 O state of being married


married j 10 4 O having a husband/wife

marry v 10 4 O to wed/take in marriage

mask n 24 2 O covering to conceal/protect the face


mass n 27 1 O a large amount or bulk

master chief petty officer n 17 3 R US Navy NCO E-9 (MCPO)


master sergeant n 17 3 R US Air Force NCO E-7 (MSgt); US Army (MSG) and Marine
Corps (Msgt) NCO E-8
master's degree n 12 2 R degree, which requires 2-3 years beyond bachelor's degree
match n 13 1 O contest/game; device for igniting

match v 13 1 O to be suitable for use with another


mate n 30 1 O a companion; spouse; one of a matched pair

material n 13 2 O substance
math n 07 1 O mathematics

mathematics n 07 1 O study of numbers, symbols, and shapes

matter n 23 1 O basic substance of things


maximum j 21 1 O greatest possibly allowed

may m 04 3 O permission
may m 08 3 O possibility

May n 03 3 O 5th month of year


may have m 19 2 O past possibility

maybe a 09 3 O perhaps

Thursday, January 31, 2008 Page 78 of 140


Term Cat BK Lsn O/R Definition/Explanation
mayonnaise n 15 2 R creamy salad dressing; bread spread

mayor n 30 4 O an elected official


me r 06 2 O objective form of I

Me, too. e 02 4 O So am I; I am, also

meal n 02 3 O a time to eat; breakfast, lunch, supper


mean j 17 1 O bad tempered; liking to hurt

mean/meant v 11 2 O to signify
mean/meant (to) v 09 4 O to intend to convey/indicate

meaning n 13 1 O definition
means n 23 3 O method

meanwhile a 23 3 O during this time

measure v 13 4 O to find size, length, amount, etc.


measurement n 13 3 R dimension

meat n 02 3 O animal flesh used for food


mechanic(s) n 01 2 O person who repairs cars

mechanical j 27 2 O having to do with machines


mechanism n 27 2 O a working system

mechanized j 30 2 O automated, done with, or having machines

medical j 12 2 O relating to medicine


medication n 15 4 O a drug

medicine n 05 1 O a substance used for treating disease/controlling pain;


medication
medium j 13 3 O of middle size, amount, etc.

meet/met v 05 3 O to come together by chance or plan


meeting n 12 3 O a coming together; a gathering, for a purpose

melt v 23 1 O change from solid to liquid


memorize v 03 3 O to commit to memory by studying

memory n 18 4 O act of remembering, something remembered


men's room n 09 4 O short for men's restroom

-ment af 18 3 O vb + -ment = noun

mental j 26 1 O of the mind


mention v 28 1 O to talk of

menu n 06 2 O detailed list of foods served at a meal


merchandise n 29 1 O things for sale

mercury n 30 2 O a silver-colored poisonous metal used in thermometers,


batteries, etc.
mess hall n 02 2 O eating area for military

mess up v 25 4 O to ruin

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Term Cat BK Lsn O/R Definition/Explanation
message n 08 4 O spoken or written information passed from one person to
another
messy j 17 1 O untidy
metal n 13 2 O mineral (gold, copper, etc.)

meter n 13 4 O 100 cm
meter n 13 3 R 100 cm

method n 19 2 O manner of doing


mi. ab 13 4 R mile

microphone n 30 1 O a device to convert sound to electricity

microwave oven n 07 4 O oven that uses microwaves to cook food


middle n 11 1 R center

middle (mid) j 17 1 O in or nearly at the center


middle school n 12 2 R grades between elementary/ high school

midnight n 03 1 O 2400 hours


might m 08 3 O possibility

might have m 19 2 O past possibility

mild j 24 4 O not harsh


mile n 08 1 O 5,280 feet; unit of measurement

miles per/an hour e 11 2 O rate of speed


military n 03 4 R armed forces

military n 04 2 O armed forces


milk n 02 3 O white liquid secreted by mammals used as food

millimeter n 13 4 O measurement of length

million j 02 4 O 1,000,000
mind v 10 3 O to object to

mind n 11 2 R attention
mind v 10 2 R to object to

mine r 08 2 O possessive form of I


mine n 24 1 O excavated area where one gets metals

mine v 24 1 O excavate

mineral n 24 1 O material found in earth


minimize v 28 3 O to reduce to a minimum; to place a low estimate on; to make
something appear to be of little importance
minimum j 21 1 O smallest/lowest
minor j 22 1 O unimportant

minor n 29 1 O a person who is not an adult


minus (-) p 07 2 O subtract; deduct

minute n 03 3 O 60 seconds

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Term Cat BK Lsn O/R Definition/Explanation
minute j 28 4 O very small

minutes after/past (hour) e 08 4 O indicates time after the hour


minutes till/to(hour) e 08 4 O indicates time before the hour

mirror n 05 2 R reflecting surface

mirror n 15 4 O smooth, reflecting surface


mis- af 28 2 O wrong or bad

misplace v 19 2 O put in wrong place


miss v 15 2 O to feel sorry/unhappy at the absence of; to fail to be or go
somewhere or do something
miss v 08 2 O not hit
Miss n 02 1 O unmarried woman

missile n 24 2 O projectile
missing j 30 3 O lost or absent

mission n 19 3 O duty/purpose; a defined task which a soldier (or group) is sent


to do
mistake n 07 1 O a wrong, thought, act, etc.; error

mix n 20 1 O combination
mix v 20 1 O put ingredients together

mixture n 20 1 O product of mixing

mm ab 13 4 R millimeter
mobile j 30 3 O movable

mobility n 30 3 O ability to be moved


model n 21 1 O particular type; representation

moderate j 28 4 O of a middle degree


modern j 16 3 O of the present time

moisture n 24 3 O dampness

molecule n 23 1 O smallest part of an element


moment n 08 4 O very short period of time

Monday n 01 4 O 2nd day of the week


money n 01 3 O coins/paper notes

money n 02 4 O money in amounts over $1.00


money order n 06 3 O an order for payment of sum of money

monitor n 29 4 O a person or device for checking performance

monitor v 29 4 O to watch or check performance


monitor n 16 4 O a computer display device

month n 03 3 O approximately 30 days; 1/12th of a year


moon n 07 3 O earth's revolving satellite

mop n 15 1 O a tool for washing floors

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Term Cat BK Lsn O/R Definition/Explanation
mop v 15 1 O to wash; clean with mop

morale n 29 3 O the state of mind of a person or organization especially with


regard to pride and determination to succeed
more r 12 4 O a greater number/amount

more j 07 2 O additional
more a 08 3 O to a greater degree

moreover a 25 1 O in addition/besides
morning n 03 1 O first part of a day up to noon

most a 08 3 O to the greatest degree

most j 13 1 O greatest number/amount


most r 20 1 O almost all

mostly a 20 1 O chiefly/for the most part


motel n 09 4 O motor hotel

mother n 02 1 O female parent


motion n 22 3 O movement

motivate v 18 1 O to provide a motive/ incentive

motivated j 18 1 O having motivation


motor n 11 3 O machine that gives motion or power

mount v 28 2 O to get up on; or put onto


mountain n 06 4 O land mass higher than a hill

mouse n 16 4 R small electronic device attached to a computer and used to


point at things on the screen
mouth n 05 1 O opening through which food passes into the body

move v 05 1 O to change position


movie(s) n 02 3 O a motion picture; a showing of a motion picture

Mr. ab 02 1 O Mister/title of married/unmarried man

Mrs. ab 02 1 O title of married woman


Ms. ab 02 1 O title of woman whose marital status is not known

much j 05 4 O more/most
much r 13 4 O a great amount

much a 13 3 O intensifier
much a 14 2 O by a great degree

multiplied by e 07 2 O to find the product by multiplication

multiply v 07 2 O to increase
muscle n 05 1 R body tissue

muscle n 15 4 O elastic body tissue which contracts and expands to


producemovement
muscular j 27 2 O relating to muscles; having a lot of muscles

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Term Cat BK Lsn O/R Definition/Explanation
museum n 15 3 O artistic/historical/ scientific exhibit building

music n 04 4 O combination of tones to form expressive compositions


musical j 16 3 O of, like, or producing music

musical n 16 3 O play/film with music

musician n 16 3 O a person who plays a musical instrument


must m 04 3 O obligation/necessity

must m 14 3 O deduction
must have m 19 2 O past deduction

must not m 04 3 O prohibition


mustache n 17 1 O hair grown above the upper lip

mustard n 15 2 R spicy, yellow condiment

mustn’t t 04 3 O must + not


my j 01 1 O possessive form of I

My name is… e 01 1 O self-introduction


myself r 15 4 O reflexive form of I

nail n 05 1 R finger/toe; flat, hard covering on end/top of toes/fingers


nail n 22 3 O metal pin to fasten wood

name v 18 1 O to give a name to; choose/appoint

name n 01 1 O word by which a person, thing, or class is known


name tag n 04 2 O label bearing a name

nap n 16 1 R a short sleep


nap v 16 1 R to sleep briefly especially during the day

napkin n 05 4 O paper/cloth used while eating to protect clothes/wipe lips


narrow j 07 1 O not wide; slender

nation n 17 3 O community of people possessing defined territory and


government
national j 17 3 O of, concerning, or belonging to a nation

natural j 13 2 R not made by people


nature n 29 3 O the qualities and characteristics of a person, personality

naval j 04 2 O pertaining to the navy

navigate v 24 2 O plot course


navigator n 25 2 O one who sets a course

Navy n 03 4 O branch of military


near p 06 3 O close to

near a 12 3 O close in place/time


near j 12 3 O close in place/time

neat j 17 1 O showing care in appearance

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Term Cat BK Lsn O/R Definition/Explanation
necessary j 16 1 O that which must be had or obtained; needed

neck n 05 1 O the part of the body which joins the head and shoulders
necklace n 13 2 R an ornamental chain worn around the neck

necktie n 04 3 O tied band worn around neck, under collar

need (to) v 05 2 O to have a need for (to)


needle n 24 2 O indicator

needle n 25 3 O a pin-like device


negative j 27 4 O opposite of positive

neglect (to) v 19 1 O give little care to or fail to do something


neighbor n 10 2 O one who lives near another

neighborhood n 10 2 R a small section of a city/town

neighborhood n 29 2 O a small section of city/town


neither j 16 3 O not one and not the other of two

neither r 16 3 O not one and not the other of two


neither...nor c 18 1 O not either

nephew n 10 4 O the son of one's sister or brother


nerve n 25 3 O tissue of nervous system

nervous j 11 2 O uneasy

-ness af 18 3 O adj + -ness = noun


-ness af 22 1 O adj + -ness = noun

network n 29 4 O a group of things connected, such as roads, computers,


persons, etc.
neutral j 20 2 O supporting neither side

never a 03 2 O not ever; at no time


nevertheless a 20 2 O however

new j 03 4 O having been made a short time ago


New York n 04 1 R city in northeast U.S.

New York n 03 2 R city in northeast U.S.


news n 10 4 O information reported in a newspaper/ newscast

newspaper n 10 4 O a daily/weekly publication reporting news/opinions

next j 03 3 O immediately following


next a 05 1 O the one after this one

next to p 05 3 R close beside


next to p 07 3 O close beside

nice j 06 1 O pleasant, kind, good


Nice to meet you. e 02 1 O a polite reply used with introductions

nickel n 01 3 O five cents

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Term Cat BK Lsn O/R Definition/Explanation
niece n 10 4 O the daughter of one's brother or sister

night n 03 1 O period of darkness from sunset to sunrise


nine j 01 1 O 9

nineteen j 01 1 O 19

nineteenth j 05 2 O 19th
ninety j 01 2 O 90

ninth j 05 1 O 9th
nitrogen n 23 1 O gaseous element

no a 01 3 O nay; not so
no a 10 1 O not at all

no j 10 1 O not any

no longer a 12 1 O not anymore


no matter what e 26 3 O it is of no importance

no matter where e 26 3 O it is of no importance


no matter who e 26 3 O it is of no importance

no one r 11 2 O no person; nobody


no place a 24 4 O nowhere

no place n 24 4 O nowhere

No, I'm sorry. e 05 2 R used to apologize


nobody r 11 2 O no person

noise n 11 3 O unwanted/confused sound


noisy j 11 3 O making a loud noise

nominate v 22 2 O name/propose for a position


non- af 22 4 O negative/opposite

noncommissioned officer (NCO) n 14 1 R a junior/senior enlisted person (E-4 to E-9)

none r 12 1 O not any, no one


nonetheless a 25 3 O nevertheless

noon n 03 1 O 1200 hours


nor c 25 3 O or not

normal j 21 1 O regular/usual
north a 08 1 O to, toward, in the north

north j 08 1 O located toward/at the north

north n 08 1 O direction to the right when facing sunset


North America n 15 3 R northern continent in western hemisphere

northeast a 23 3 O to or toward the northeast


northeast j 23 3 O coming from the northeast

northeast n 23 3 O direction between north and east; area of the country

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Term Cat BK Lsn O/R Definition/Explanation
northwest a 23 3 O to or toward the northwest

northwest j 23 3 O coming from the northwest


northwest n 23 3 O direction between north and west; area of the country

nose n 05 1 O the facial organ for smelling and breathing

not a 01 3 O in no manner (expresses negative statements)


not care for v 09 3 O not to like (something/someone)

not only...but also c 18 1 O not just this, also that


Not really. e 02 3 R not very much

note n 22 2 O short written message


notebook n 01 1 O book of papers for notes

nothing r 02 4 R not anything

nothing r 06 2 O not anything; no thing


nothing else e 06 2 O not anything more

nothing much e 02 4 R not much; very little


notice v 15 3 O to observe; pay attention to

notify v 20 2 O tell/inform
November/Nov. n 03 3 O 11th month of year; ab

now a 02 3 O at the present time

now a 02 1 R at the present


now (that) c 18 3 O since

nowadays a 21 2 O at the present time


nowhere a 15 2 O not at, to; in any place

nozzle n 30 2 O a device through which liquid is discharged; used to speed up


or slow down the flow of liquid
nuclear j 25 1 O relating to atomic bomb, power, etc.

numb j 25 3 O having loss of sensation


number n 01 1 O symbol/word which shows how many

numerous j 27 2 O very many


nurse n 11 1 O person who cares for people in hospital

nut n 10 3 O securing device

nut n 10 1 R food
nylon n 13 2 O man-made material

O-1 to O-6 n 14 1 R US military "junior" officer grades


obey v 09 2 O to carry out orders

object n 22 1 O thing that can be seen or touched


object (to) v 19 3 O to express disapproval

objective j 26 2 O fair

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Term Cat BK Lsn O/R Definition/Explanation
obligation n 21 4 O duty/necessity

observation n 17 1 O action of noticing


observe v 16 2 O to adhere to; celebrate; watch

obsolete j 28 4 O out of date

obstacle n 26 3 O a hindrance
obstruct v 26 3 O to block

obtain v 19 3 O get possession of


obvious j 25 4 O apparent

occasion n 17 3 O special event/ceremony


occasionally a 12 1 O infrequently

occupation n 10 4 O job

occupied j 28 1 O being used; busy


occupy v 23 1 O take up space

occur v 21 1 O happen
ocean n 06 4 O body of salt water that covers 70% of the earth's surface

o'clock e 01 4 O used to express the top of the hour


October/Oct. n 03 3 O 10th month of year; ab

of (north of, etc.) p 08 1 O at a distance from

of course e 10 3 O certainly
off a 13 3 O so as to be less; away from work

off a 05 3 O not lit or operating


off p 17 2 O turning away from of a street/road

offense n 28 3 O the act of attacking; a wrong; the act of breaking the law
offer n 12 2 O act of offering; thing offered

offer v 12 2 O to present for acceptance/refusal; express willingness

office n 02 2 O place where business affairs take place


office n 30 4 O a public position

officer n 03 4 O military position of authority


official j 17 3 O of/about/from a position of trust, power and responsibility

official n 17 3 O a person who holds an office


often a 07 4 O frequently

oil n 11 3 O substance used to make machines run better

oil v 11 3 O to put oil on/rub oil onto


oily j 11 3 O covered with/ containing oil

Okay. Goodbye. e 01 1 O All right. Farewell.


old j 02 1 O having lived a long time; not young

on p 01 4 O in contact with; supported by

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Term Cat BK Lsn O/R Definition/Explanation
on a 05 3 O lit; in operation

on p 14 4 O using; by means of
on (day of the week) p 03 2 O on this day (on Monday)

on account of p 22 4 O due to

on alert e 20 2 O ready for danger, etc.


on and on e 14 4 O for a long time; continuously

on board e 25 2 O on/in a ship


on hand e 20 1 O available for use now

on sale e 13 3 O offered at a lower price


on sale e 11 3 R offered at a lower price

on the one/other hand e 18 3 O one point of view/the opposite point

on time e 04 2 O at the right time


on top of p 23 3 O on

once c 19 3 O from the moment that/when


once a 12 4 O one time; some time ago

once again e 21 1 O again as before


once and for all e 25 4 O for the last time

once in a while e 19 1 O sometimes

once more e 21 1 O one more time


one r 05 1 O any person or thing

one j 01 1 O being a single thing


one after another e 29 1 O in succession

one another r 27 4 O to indicate a reciprocal relationship


one thousand j 01 2 0 1,000

one-way j 11 2 O moving/allowing movement in one direction

one-way (ticket/fare) j 05 3 O going in only one direction


onion n 05 4 R a strong smelling/tasting vegetable

online a 14 4 O connected or available to other computers through the Internet


online j 14 4 O connected or available to other computers through the Internet

only a 05 2 O just
open v 01 1 O to cause to be/become open

open j 16 1 O not shut or closed, especially of stores or buildings ready for


business
open an account e 09 1 O deposit money for first time in bank account

opening n 10 1 O a hole, a slot


opera n 16 3 R a play with musical text, accompanied by an orchestra

operate v 10 1 O to run/control

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Term Cat BK Lsn O/R Definition/Explanation
operate v 15 4 O to perform surgery

operation n 15 4 O surgery
operator n 08 3 O a person who works a telephone switchboard (telephone
operator)
opinion n 09 3 O belief not based on certainty
opponent n 30 3 O a person on the opposing side

opportunity n 14 1 O a chance
oppose v 26 2 O to be against

opposite p 23 3 O facing

opposite n 07 1 O something entirely different, exactly contrary


optional j 25 1 O voluntary

or c 02 1 O an alternative/different choice
orange j 04 4 O a color, reddish yellow

orange n 02 3 O reddish-yellow citrus fruit


orchestra n 16 3 O group of musicians playing together

order v 15 3 O to command, to give an order to

order n 06 2 O a request; a command


order v 06 2 O to request (food) be supplied

order n 05 1 R the special way in which things are arranged


orderly j 27 2 O neat, in order

orders n 15 3 R formal written instructions for military duty at a certain location


and time
ordinal j 05 1 R showing position/order: 1st, 2nd, etc.

ordinary j 24 3 O usual
ore n 24 1 R rock; earth

organ n 24 4 O part of a system; musical instrument

organize v 16 4 O to put in order


origin n 24 1 O beginning

original j 21 2 O first
originate v 30 3 O to start or create

other j 07 1 O remaining one; different one; additional one


other r 07 2 O the other one; some other one

otherwise a 19 2 O if not

ought to m 23 4 O present/future expectancy


ought to m 14 4 O used to express advisability

ought to have m 18 4 O unfulfilled advisability


ounce/ n 05 4 O measurement equal to 1/16 pound

our j 02 2 O belonging to us; possessive plural

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Term Cat BK Lsn O/R Definition/Explanation
ours r 08 2 O possessive form of we

ourselves r 15 4 O reflexive form of we


-ous af 26 2 O noun + -ous = adj.

out a 11 1 O away from a place; to the outside

out (of) a 10 1 O having no; don't have any


out of order e 10 1 O not working

out of shape e 08 2 O not physically fit


outdoors a 12 4 O in the open air; outside

outdoors n 12 4 O the open air: outside


outer j 22 4 O external

outfit n 29 3 O an organization, group of people working together

outfit v 29 3 O to supply, provide, equip


outlet n 07 4 O electrical socket to plug in appliances

out-of-doors a 12 4 O outdoors
output n 28 3 O a quantity produced; power or energy delivered

outside p 15 2 O on/to the outer side of


outside a 02 2 O outdoors; not inside

oven n 12 3 O compartment for baking food

over p 07 3 O position above


over here e 04 4 O near, on this side

over there e 04 4 O in the distance, on that side


overall j 24 1 O major; counting all

overcome/overcame/over- v 26 1 O to defeat
overhaul n 20 4 O a major repair job

overheat v 20 4 O become excessively hot

overheated j 20 4 O excessively hot


overnight a 06 4 O during the night; the length of a night

overseas a 15 3 O beyond/across the seas


overseas j 15 3 O beyond/across the seas

owe v 13 2 O to have to pay; in debt to


own j 12 4 O belonging to oneself

own n 12 4 O belonging to

own v 10 4 O to possess
oxygen n 23 1 O gaseous element

oz. ab 05 4 R abbreviation for ounce


p.m. ab 03 1 O after noon (post meridian)

pack n 04 2 R a box (of cigarettes)

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Term Cat BK Lsn O/R Definition/Explanation
pack v 05 3 O to arrange items in a container

package n 06 3 O wrapped/boxed item; parcel


page n 08 3 O paper which comprises a book, magazine

page n 01 1 R one side of a piece of book paper

pain n 11 1 O hurt or physical suffering


paint n 17 2 O liquid used as coloring

paint v 17 2 O to put paint on surface


pair n 13 3 O two similar things used together

pan n 07 4 O broad, shallow container for cooking


panel n 24 2 O section for controls/ instruments; group of people

pants n 04 3 O two-legged outer garment extending from waist to ankles

paper n 05 4 O material used for writing, covering walls, etc.


parade n 17 3 O a gathering together for a march or ceremony

paragraph n 04 3 R distinct written section usually indented


parallel j 11 1 R of straight lines going in same direction which never meet

parent n 10 4 O mother or father of somebody


parents n 02 1 O mother and father of a person

park n 08 1 O recreation area

park v 09 3 O to leave (a vehicle)


parking lot n 10 2 O place where vehicles can be parked

part n 11 3 O partial segment; separable element


part n 05 1 R any of the pieces into which something is divided

part with v 26 4 O to relinquish


parti n 27 1 O an area usually with defined boundaries

participate (in) v 17 3 O to take part or have a share in an activity or event

particle n 23 1 O small amount


particular j 22 1 O special; unusual; worthy of notice

party n 09 3 R a social get-together


pass v 11 2 O to reach and move beyond; to succeed

pass v 30 4 O to approve
pass away v 29 1 O to die

pass on v 29 2 O to give, convey

pass out v 22 1 O faint


pass out v 10 3 R to give to someone else

passenger n 14 4 O person riding a bus, train, car, etc.


passport n 09 1 O a government document of identity

past j 07 3 O gone by, ended

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Term Cat BK Lsn O/R Definition/Explanation
past n 07 3 O an earlier time

past p 13 2 O gone by and after beyond


path n 26 4 O a course to follow

patience n 22 2 O ability to endure

patient j 22 2 O showing forbearance


patient n 11 1 O person who is being treated by a doctor

patio n 12 3 O open paved area by house


pattern n 30 3 O a design

pay phone n 08 3 O coin-operated public phone


pay/paid v 08 3 O to give (money) to (someone) in return for goods bought

pay/paid/paid back v 13 2 O to return what is owed

peace n 20 2 O absence of conflict


peak n 21 1 O highest point

pear n 02 3 O greenish-yellow fruit


pedal n 20 3 O lever operated by foot

pedestrian n 11 2 O a person who is walking


pen n 01 1 O device for writing with ink

pencil n 01 1 O device for writing/drawing with graphite

penetrate v 24 3 O pierce
penicillin n 15 4 R antibiotic; drug

penny n 01 3 O one cent; coin


people n 02 1 O persons of all nations/races; humans

pepper n 05 2 O hot, ground seasoning


per p 21 1 O for each

percent (%) a 13 3 O per hundred

percent (%) n 13 3 O one part in a hundred


percentage n 13 3 R a proportion in relation to a whole

perfect j 17 2 O best possible type, highest possible degree or standard


perform v 16 3 O to carry out; act/sing/dance in a public presentation

performance n 16 3 O ability to do something; a public presentation


perhaps a 12 3 O maybe; possibly

period n 04 3 R punctuation mark (.)

period n 27 1 O an amount of time


periodic j 27 1 O from time to time

periodically a 29 1 O occasionally; intermittently; at regular intervals


permanent j 25 1 O lasting forever

permit v 18 3 O to allow

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Term Cat BK Lsn O/R Definition/Explanation
perpendicular j 11 1 R vertical; at right angles

person n 02 1 O human being, especially somebody unknown or unnamed


person n 08 3 O human being, especially somebody unknown or unnamed

personal j 18 3 O private, relating to a person

personality n 17 1 O characteristics of a person, especially the way they behave


toward other people
personally a 18 3 O speaking for oneself
personnel n 14 1 O people employed

perspire v 29 4 O to sweat

persuade v 18 4 O to use reasoning to cause someone to believe or do something


pertain v 26 1 O to have reference to

pet n 17 2 R an animal that is kept for companionship or pleasure


petroleum n 28 3 O an oily, flammable liquid found underground: the source of
gasoline, oil, other lubricants, etc.
petty officer n 14 1 O US Navy NCO E-4 to E-9 (PO)
Ph.D. n 12 2 R advanced degree beyond master's

pharmacist n 21 3 O druggist
pharmacy n 15 4 O drugstore; place to buy medicine

phase n 23 4 O stage in a cycle

phone n 05 3 O telephone
photograph (photo) n 15 3 O picture made with a camera

physical j 15 1 O of the body


physical n 11 1 O medical examination

physical training (PT) n 15 1 R training of strenuous physical activity


physics n 18 1 O subject of science

piano n 16 3 R large, stringed keyboard musical instrument

pick out v 06 3 O to choose


pick up v 05 3 O to go and get

pick up v 21 1 O learn at random


pickles n 15 2 R preserved cucumbers

picnic n 14 2 O a meal eaten outdoors


picture n 01 1 O a painted/drawn image of scene/person

pie n 05 4 O baked dessert made with filling and a crust

piece n 05 4 O a part of a whole


pile n 28 2 O things laid on top of each other

pile v 28 2 O to put items on top of each other


pill n 15 4 O small tablet of medicine for swallowing

pillow n 09 4 O a cushion used to support the head while sleeping

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Term Cat BK Lsn O/R Definition/Explanation
pilot(s) n 01 2 O a person who flies a plane

pin n 22 4 O pointed object used to detonate bullet; fastener


pink j 04 4 O light, red color

pint/ n 05 4 O a unit of measure equal to 16 fluid ounces

pipe n 20 3 O metal tube


pistol n 12 4 R a small hand gun

piston n 20 4 O cylinder fitted within hollow cylinder


place v 17 3 O to put

place n 09 2 O location
plain j 22 2 O simple; easy to see, hear, or understand

plan n 12 3 O diagram

plan n 11 4 O something a person has decided to do or has made


arrangements for; a scheme
plan v 11 4 O to make arrangements for something one wants to do in the
future; to intend to
plane n 03 2 O airplane

plant n 14 2 O vegetation
plant v 14 2 O to put in soil

plant n 25 1 O a factory

plastic n 13 2 O man-made material


plate n 05 4 O shallow dish from which food is eaten

play v 12 3 O to emit sound or be sounded


play v 16 3 O to perform on stage or in a movie; to act; to perform on an
instrument
play n 16 3 O a stage representation of a story
play/played v 04 1 O to take part in a game or sport

player n 12 3 R device for playing sound/video


player n 13 1 O one who plays

pleasant j 10 4 O enjoyable

please I 01 1 O polite request


pleased j 09 4 O happy, satisfied

pleasure n 28 1 O a source of enjoyment


plenty n 12 4 O a lot; more than enough

pliers n 22 3 O gripping tool


plot v 28 4 O to chart or plan a course

plug n 07 4 O electrical device with prongs for connection to an outlet


plug in v 07 4 O to insert a plug into an electrical outlet

plumber n 21 3 R one who works with plumbing

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Term Cat BK Lsn O/R Definition/Explanation
plus p 07 2 O added to

pocket n 05 2 O bag/pouch sewn into clothing


point n 13 1 O unit of value in games

point n 18 3 O fact or idea

point n 22 4 O a sharp end


point (to) v 05 1 O to use a finger to indicate direction/ position

point of view e 18 3 O a way of considering/judging a thing, person, event, etc.


point out v 18 3 O to explain; show the way

poison n 22 1 O deadly chemical


poisonous j 22 1 O having capability to kill

pole n 27 4 O northern or southern ends of the earth

pole n 09 2 R a long, thin stick/post


police/police officer n 09 2 O dept. which enforces law; member of police force

policy n 18 3 O a plan of action


polish n 15 1 O a liquid used to make something smooth/shiny

polish v 15 1 O to make clean/shiny


polite j 10 2 O having/showing good manners

politely a 10 2 O showing good manners

political j 30 3 O of or concerning government


political j 18 1 R related to the government or politics of a country

pollute v 25 1 O to make dirty or impure


polyester n 13 2 O man-made material

poor j 14 3 O having little money; unfortunate


poorly a 14 3 O badly

popular j 10 1 O well-liked; sought after

populate v 21 1 R live in a particular area


population n 21 1 O number of people living in a place

pork n 02 3 O meat of pig used as food


port n 25 2 O a harbor; left side of ship

portable j 28 2 O able to be carried


portion n 21 1 O section/piece

position n 17 3 O point of view; location; job

positive j 27 4 O positive electricity


positive j 13 1 O sure

possible j 16 1 O that which can happen


possibly a 16 1 O in accordance with what is possible; maybe

post n 04 2 O an Army installation

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Term Cat BK Lsn O/R Definition/Explanation
post office n 06 3 O place where mail is sorted, stamps are sold, etc.

postcard n 06 3 O picture card for mailing


postpone v 15 3 O to put off until later

pot n 07 4 O round container for cooking

potato salad n 15 2 R cooked potato dish usually served cold with dressing
potato/potatoes n 05 4 R a root vegetable

potential n 29 3 O an existing possibility, ability, capacity


pound n 05 4 O weight measurement; 0.373 kilograms

pour v 24 1 O dump out


powder n 22 4 O fine dust

power n 17 4 O energy that can be used to operate a machine, e.g., electrical


power
power v 17 4 R to supply with power

powerful j 17 4 O having force; a strong effect


practical j 26 1 O useful

practically a 26 1 O almost

practice n 13 1 O repeated performance


practice v 12 4 O to perform to gain skill

praise v 30 1 O to express approval


pre- af 23 4 O before

precaution n 24 2 O care taken in advance


precede v 17 3 O to be/come/go before

precipitation n 24 3 O rain, snow, sleet, etc.

precise j 24 2 O exact
prefer (to) v 16 3 O to like better

preference n 16 3 R liking one thing more than another


prepare v 12 4 O to cook; get ready

prescribe v 15 4 O to advise as a medicine/treatment


prescription n 15 4 O written direction for preparation, use of medicine

present n 14 3 O gift

present j 07 2 O existing in attendance


present n 07 3 O existing/happening now; the time right now

preserve v 29 2 O to save, keep


President n 18 1 R president of U.S.

press v 23 1 O exert force


pressure n 20 4 O applied force

pretty j 07 4 O attractive; appealing

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Term Cat BK Lsn O/R Definition/Explanation
pretty a 14 3 O fairly

prevent v 19 2 O stop/keep from doing/happening


preventable j 19 2 O able to be prevented

previous j 23 3 O past/before

price n 07 2 O cost
primary j 18 1 O chief/main/first

prime j 29 3 O main, first in importance, rank, or time


primitive j 27 4 O simple, not developed

principal j 24 3 O main
principal n 24 3 O head of school

principle n 24 3 O basic truth

print v 16 4 O to use ink to put an image or text on paper


printer n 16 4 O device that prints; person in print shop

prior j 24 3 O earlier
prior (to) p 24 3 O earlier

priority n 30 3 O preferential order or position


prison n 28 3 O a place of confinement; a building where criminals are kept

prisoner n 28 3 O a person confined in prison; a person captured or held captive

privacy n 17 2 O being away from others


private j 17 2 O not accessible to everyone, not public

private n 14 1 O US Army enlisted E-1 (PV1) and E-2 (PV2); US Marine Corps
enlisted E-1 (Pvt)
private first class n 14 1 R US Army enlisted E-3 (PFC); US Marine Corps E-2 (PFC)

privilege n 16 2 O special right/favor/permission to do something granted to


person/group
pro af 25 1 O in favor of

pro football n 04 1 R professional football


probable j 18 2 O likely

probably a 14 2 O likely
problem n 11 1 O trouble

problem n 07 2 O a question proposed for solution


procedure n 23 2 O method of doing things

proceed v 23 2 O start/continue

process n 20 4 O system of operations


produce v 17 4 O to make

product n 17 4 O a thing resulting from an industrial, chemical, or natural process


production n 17 4 O the act of producing

profession n 12 2 O career; way of earning a living

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Term Cat BK Lsn O/R Definition/Explanation
professional j 12 2 O of/engaged in profession

professional n 12 2 R one engaging in activity requiring special training/knowledge


proficient j 26 3 O capable

program n 16 4 R exact instructions that enable a computer to solve a problem

program n 18 1 O plan/procedure
program n 11 4 O show; plan; list

progress n 23 4 O development
progress v 23 4 O move forward

prohibit v 21 4 O not permit; prevent


project n 25 1 O proposed activity

promise n 14 4 O statement that one will do/not do something

promise (to) v 14 4 O to make a promise; pledge


promote v 14 1 O to raise to a higher rank/position

promotion n 14 1 O advancement to a higher rank/position


prompt j 11 4 O acting without delay

promptly a 11 4 O quickly
-proof af 26 3 O noun + -proof = adj.

propel v 24 2 O move forward

propeller/prop n 24 2 O airplane propelling device


proper j 16 1 O right/suitable

properly a 16 1 O suitably; correctly


property n 21 2 O characteristic

property n 20 1 O anything owned; land


proportion n 30 3 O comparative relation

protect v 17 3 O to shield from danger

protection n 17 4 O act of protecting; something that protects


protrude v 27 2 O to stick out, project out

proud (of) j 14 3 O feeling great pride/joy


proudly a 14 3 O with pride

prove v 29 4 O to demonstrate as true


provide v 20 3 O furnish what is needed

provided/providing that c 27 4 O on condition that

pt. ab 05 4 R pint
public j 17 2 O accessible to everyone, not private

public phone n 08 3 O pay phone


publish v 26 2 O print for public

pull v 05 3 O to move something towards yourself

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Term Cat BK Lsn O/R Definition/Explanation
pull apart v 28 2 O to separate with force

pull over v 11 2 R to stop at side of road


pull through v 24 4 O recover

pulled j 15 4 R strained (muscle)

pulse n 15 4 O regular beating in arteries due to heart contractions


pump n 20 3 O device used for pumping

pump v 20 3 O move fluids, gases to and from


punch v 29 4 O to make holes in something; hit with the fist

punctuate v 04 3 R divide sentences with marks (. , etc.)


punctuation n 04 3 R marks used to divide sentences (. , etc.)

punish v 30 2 O to set as a penalty

purchase n 20 1 O act of buying


purchase v 20 1 O to buy

pure j 24 1 O free of contamination


purple j 04 4 O bluish-red color

purpose n 20 4 O reason; objective


push v 05 3 O to move something away from yourself, sometimes with force

push-button j 05 3 R able to be put in operation by a button that starts/stops a


machine
push-up n 08 2 O an exercise performed lying face down, raising/lowering body
with arms
put v 01 4 O to set/place
put/put on v 04 3 O to cover the body with clothes; apply

put/put/put across v 26 2 O to make clear or understandable


put/put/put aside v 14 4 O to save; keep for later

put/put/put away v 26 1 O to put in proper place

put/put/put off v 20 1 O postpone


put/put/put out v 13 2 O to extinguish; to place or take outside

put/put/put together v 16 4 O to assemble parts


put/put/put up with v 19 1 O tolerate without complaining

qt. ab 05 4 R quart
qualification n 18 1 R ability/training enabling one to do something

qualified j 18 1 O competent/eligible

qualify v 18 1 O to make/declare competent or eligible


quality n 17 1 O something that is typical of a person, substance, or object that
makes it different from others
quantity n 20 1 O an amount

quart/ n 05 4 O a unit of measure equal to .946 liters

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Term Cat BK Lsn O/R Definition/Explanation
quarter n 01 3 O coin equal to 25 cents

queen n 30 4 O a female ruler


question n 02 2 R an inquiry

question mark n 04 3 R punctuation mark (?)

quick j 10 3 O prompt; without delay


quickly a 10 3 O moving fast or rapidly

quiet j 12 1 O inactive; not noisy


quiet (down) v 15 4 O to become less noisy

quit/quit/quit v 16 3 O to stop
quite a 13 1 O very

quite a few e 19 3 O many

quite a(n) (adj) + noun e 19 3 O to some degree, rather


quiz n 03 3 O test; exam

quotation marks n 08 1 R punctuation marks ("...")


Q-Z; q-z 01 3 O letters of the alphabet

race n 13 1 O contest
race v 13 1 O to have a contest of speed

radar n 25 2 O an electronic detection device

radiate v 28 4 O to emit or send out; to move out in lines from the center
radiation n 28 4 O movement of light, heat, etc., waves

radio(s) n 01 2 O device for receiving/listening to radio signals


radioactive j 25 1 O giving off atomic energy

radius n 07 2 O line/distance from the center of a circle to the outside edge


rag n 30 2 O a worn cloth

railroad crossing n 11 2 O a place where train tracks cross a road

rain n 06 1 O water drops condensed from the atmosphere; precipitation


rain v 06 1 O to fall as water drops from the clouds

rain check n 15 2 R assurance of deferred extension of an offer


raincoat n 06 1 O water repellent coat

rainy j 06 1 O abounding with rain


raise v 14 2 O to grow; bring up

raise v 10 3 O to lift up

ranch n 14 2 O farm where cattle, sheep, etc., are raised


rancher n 14 2 O a person who owns or works on a ranch

range n 25 2 O extent
rank n 04 2 O official military position

rapid j 21 1 O fast/quick

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Term Cat BK Lsn O/R Definition/Explanation
rare j 29 2 O not common

rarely a 26 4 O not very often


rate n 21 1 O price; amount measured in relation to something else

rather a 14 2 O somewhat

rather than c 16 3 O preference


ratio n 30 3 O proportion

raw j 20 1 O uncooked
razor n 05 2 O a device used to remove hair from the body

re- af 22 1 O again/back
reach v 18 1 O to arrive at; attain; get a message to

read v 02 3 O to comprehend meaning of words/symbols; speak aloud the


written words of something
ready j 09 4 O prepared; willing

real j 21 2 O natural; not artificial


real estate n 17 2 R property in land/houses, especially to be bought

realize v 09 4 O to become aware

really a 09 4 O actually; in fact; very


Really? e 04 2 O expression used to show interest

rear j 07 3 O in back of; in the back


rear n 07 3 O not front; position at the back

rear admiral (lower half) n 16 2 R US Navy officer O-7


rear admiral (upper half) n 16 2 R US Navy officer O-8

reason n 15 3 O cause/motive

reasonable j 11 4 O not extreme, fair, sensible


reasonably a 11 4 O sensibly, fairly

rebuild/rebuilt/rebuilt v 20 4 O construct again


receipt n 13 3 O written statement that one has received money

receive v 10 2 O to get
receiver n 05 4 O the part of the phone you hold to your ear

recent j 21 1 O done/occurring not long ago

reception n 15 2 O social function for receiving of guests


recipe n 20 1 O list of things needed and directions for preparing food

reciprocate v 30 2 O to move back and forth or up and down


reckless j 22 2 O careless; not caring about danger

recognize v 25 4 O to identify
recommend v 11 4 O to suggest; endorse

record n 15 4 O statement of facts, etc.

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Term Cat BK Lsn O/R Definition/Explanation
record v 04 4 O to copy music/voices for future use

recorder(s) n 01 2 O device for copying sounds for future use


recover v 24 4 O regain

recovery n 24 4 O regaining of something lost; becoming well again after illness

recruit v 21 4 O get new people for


recruit n 14 1 O newly enlisted member of the armed forces

rectangle n 07 1 O parallelogram with right angles


red j 04 4 O the color of blood

redhead n 17 1 R person with red hair


reduce v 13 3 O to decrease

re-enlist v 21 4 O enlist again

refer v 26 1 O to relate to; send to for aid


reference n 26 1 O a source of information

refine v 24 1 O make pure


reflect v 14 2 O to throw back light from a surface

reflection n 14 2 O image in mirror


refreshment n 14 4 O food and drink

refrigerator n 07 4 O appliance for keeping food cold

refund n 11 3 O an amount of money returned


refund v 11 3 O to give money back

refusal n 12 2 O act of refusing


refuse (to) v 12 2 O to reject; decline (to do, grant, etc.)

regardless a 25 3 O despite the fact that


regardless of p 25 3 O in spite of

region n 21 1 O area

regret n 19 4 O sorrow over acts/omissions


regret v 19 4 O feel sorry about

regular j 11 1 O consistent/usual
regularly a 16 1 O at regular times

regulate v 20 4 O control
regulation n 16 2 O rule for conduct

reject v 29 1 O to not accept; refuse

relate v 29 3 O to tell; to see or show connection between


relating to p 28 3 O concerning

relation n 29 2 O a connection
relationship n 19 1 O the way in which people or things are connected

relative n 10 4 O family member

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Term Cat BK Lsn O/R Definition/Explanation
relatively a 24 1 O in a comparative way

relax v 06 4 O to rest from work


relaxation n 16 1 O rest and amusement

relaxed j 11 2 O not tense/worried

release v 20 3 O allow to come out/let go


reliable j 17 1 O dependable

relieve v 25 3 O to lessen or reduce


religion n 30 4 O a belief

religious j 30 4 O devoted; referring to religion


rely on v 17 1 O to depend on

remain lv 12 1 O to continue without change; stay

remain v 12 1 O to be left behind; stay


remainder n 30 1 O balance

remember (to) v 08 2 O to take care not to forget


remind v 18 4 O to tell/cause to remember

remote j 28 3 O far away; far off in place or time


remove v 10 3 O to take off

render v 16 2 R to give; perform

rent n 08 4 O payment for use of things


rent v 08 4 O to lease

repair v 09 3 O to fix
repair n 20 3 O work done in repairing

repeat v 01 1 O to say again


repeatedly a 29 1 O again and again

repel v 27 4 O to drive back

replace v 16 4 O to exchange one thing for another


replace v 10 3 O to put back

report n 14 4 O a written account of something


report v 14 4 O to tell or/give a written account of something

report v 04 2 O to tell a supervisor you are present and ready for work
reporter n 13 1 R one who writes news for newspaper, etc.

represent v 21 3 O express by a symbol; act in place of

reprimand v 27 1 O to scold or firmly point out an error


request v 21 4 O ask for something; ask someone to do something

require v 15 3 O to need; to demand as necessary


rescue v 19 2 O save from danger, etc.

research n 30 1 O an investigation to get facts

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Term Cat BK Lsn O/R Definition/Explanation
research v 30 1 O to investigate to get facts

reservation n 05 3 O accommodations secured in advance


reserve v 28 1 O to keep for a specific purpose

reservoir n 24 3 O place for storing fluid

reside v 29 2 O to live in a place


residence n 08 4 R place where one lives

resident n 29 2 O one who resides


residue n 30 2 O that which remains or is left over, usually after some kind of
chemical or physical process
resign v 26 2 O to leave a job, position
resist v 21 2 O fight against/withstand

resistance n 28 3 O the act of resisting; the capacity to resist; opposition


resource n 25 1 O wealth; assets

respect n 16 2 O admiration; feeling of honor


respect v 16 2 O to show honor, acceptance, or courtesy for; to think highly of

respiratory j 25 1 O relating to respiration

respond v 19 2 R to react
responsibility n 16 2 O something for which one is responsible

responsible j 17 1 O having the duty of or looking after someone or something


rest n 19 2 O remainder

rest n 06 4 O inactivity after exercise


rest v 06 4 O to lie down; to stop being active

restaurant n 04 1 O place where meals are bought and eaten

restrict v 23 2 O keep within certain limits


restroom n 09 4 O public bathroom

result n 21 2 O what happens because of an action


result from v 21 2 O be the result of

result in v 21 2 O cause a result


retain v 27 3 O to keep

retire v 12 2 O to stop working

retired j 14 1 O having stopped working


retirement n 14 1 O period after giving up work

retreat n 17 3 R time when flag is lowered


return v 05 3 O to go back to

return a call e 08 4 O to call (someone) back


return address n 06 3 O sender's address on a letter/package

reveal v 29 4 O to tell or make known

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Term Cat BK Lsn O/R Definition/Explanation
reverse n 26 3 O opposite direction

review v 03 3 O to look at again; restudy; reexamine


revolve v 27 1 O to go around in circles

rice n 02 3 O grain sized food

rich j 14 3 O wealthy
ride n 15 3 O a trip in a vehicle or on an animal

ride/rode v 09 2 O to be carried/conveyed
rider n 09 2 R one who rides

rifle n 12 4 O long-barreled gun


right n 16 2 O a strong, almost irrevocable, moral or legal claim to something

right a 09 2 O opposite left

right j 02 4 O correct
right j 05 1 O on or belonging to the right side of the body

right away e 09 1 O at once; without delay


right here e 09 1 O exactly in this place

right now a 03 4 O immediately


right-of-way n 11 2 R the right of traffic to drive, pass, etc., before other vehicles

rigid j 21 2 O stiff/not bending

ring n 13 2 O circular band


ring/rang v 08 3 O to sound (of a bell, telephone, etc.)

rinse v 05 2 O to wash in clean water to remove soap, dirt, etc.


rise/rose/risen v 18 2 O to come/go up, get higher

risk v 22 4 O take a chance


river n 07 3 O natural flowing stream of water

rivet n 29 2 O a metal pin used for fastening

road n 08 1 0 hard surface along which wheeled vehicles can travel


rock n 13 2 O large piece of stone

rocket n 25 2 O a self-propelled missile


rod n 27 4 O a long, narrow bar

role n 16 3 R the character or part an actor plays in a performance


roll v 28 2 O to move by turning over and over; to move on wheels or rollers

roll n 15 2 O a small, round piece of bread

roll (of) n 06 4 O a cylinder


roof n 07 3 O outside top covering of a building

room n 02 2 O living/working quarters


room n 12 3 O space

roommate n 09 3 O a person with whom one shares a room

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Term Cat BK Lsn O/R Definition/Explanation
rope n 13 1 O thick cord

rotary j 26 3 O turning around on an axis


rotate v 26 3 O to spin around

rotor n 26 3 O rotating part of machine

rough j 14 4 O uneven surface; not calm or even in movement


round j 07 1 O shaped like a circle

round-trip j 05 3 O referring to going somewhere and coming back, usually


describing a ticket
route n 23 3 O line of travel

routine j 19 3 O regular
routine n 19 3 O fixed way of doing things

row n 16 3 O seats in a line


rub v 20 4 O move along a surface with pressure and friction

rubber n 13 2 O a stretchable, water repellent material


rude j 11 4 O not polite

rudely a 11 4 O not politely

rug n 07 4 O thick fabric used as floor covering


rule n 10 2 O custom; regulation

run a temperature e 11 1 O to have a fever


run short of e 23 3 O use almost all/not having enough left

run/ran v 11 1 O to flow
run/ran v 09 2 O to pass through (e.g., red light)

run/ran v 07 3 O to move swiftly

run/ran out (of) v 09 4 O to use up


run/ran/run v 17 4 O to work or be in operation

run/ran/run across v 19 2 O find by chance


run/ran/run across v 22 2 O meet by chance

run/ran/run for v 30 4 O to campaign for elected office


run/ran/run into v 18 2 O to encounter by chance; to collide with

runny j 11 1 O inclined to run/flow

runway n 24 2 O landing strip


rush n 19 4 O hasty movement; great activity

rush v 19 4 O hurry/act quickly


Russia n 03 3 R very large country in Eastern Europe and northern Asia

Russian n 03 2 R language spoken in Russia


rust n 22 3 O residue of oxidation on metal

sad j 02 1 O not happy; sorrowful

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Term Cat BK Lsn O/R Definition/Explanation
safe j 09 1 O secure; free from danger

safely a 09 3 O in a safe way


safety n 23 2 O condition of being safe

sail v 25 2 O to travel by water

sailor n 03 4 O enlisted US Navy person


salad n 02 3 O a dish, usually cold, of vegetables, fruits, meats, etc.

salary n 29 1 O money paid on a regular basis for doing something


sale n 13 3 O selling; offered at a lower price

sales j 13 3 O of, for, or related to selling


sales slip n 11 3 R receipt given at a store

salesman n 10 4 O man who sells goods

salesperson n 10 4 O man/woman who sells goods


saleswoman n 10 4 O woman who sells goods

salt n 05 2 O white crystalline seasoning added for flavor


salty j 09 1 R containing or tasting of salt

salute v 04 2 O to greet an officer by raising the right hand to the forehead


salute n 16 2 O a military sign of recognition

same j 02 4 O not different; alike in every way

San Antonio n 04 1 R U.S. city in south central Texas


sand v 22 3 O make smooth

sand n 21 1 O small, loose pieces of rock found on beaches and deserts


sandpaper n 22 3 O paper coated with sand used to smooth wood/metal

sandwich n 05 4 O two pieces of bread with meat, cheese, etc., between them
satellite n 28 1 O a body or object that revolves around another

satisfaction n 11 3 O contentment or pleasure

satisfactory j 23 4 O adequate
satisfied j 11 3 O pleased

satisfy v 11 3 O to please (someone)


saturate v 24 3 O fill completely

saturated j 24 3 O filled completely


Saturday n 01 4 O seventh/last day of the week

sauce n 15 2 R condiment that adds flavor to food

Saudi Arabia n 03 3 R country in the Middle East


save v 09 1 O to keep for future use

savings account n 09 1 O a bank account that draws interest


saw n 22 3 O edged tool for cutting

saw v 22 3 O cut with saw

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Term Cat BK Lsn O/R Definition/Explanation
say v 03 2 O to speak; express in words

scale n 13 4 O device for weighing


scarcely a 26 4 O almost never; almost not

scared j 14 3 O frightened

scarf/scarves n 04 3 O a piece of cloth worn around head or neck for


decoration/warmth
scary j 16 3 O frightening, causing fear
scatter v 28 4 O to spread out

scenery n 21 1 O surrounding views

schedule n 02 2 O a list of times when things are usually done


school n 05 3 O a place of education for children/adults

science n 18 1 O study of knowledge which depends on facts and general natural


laws
scientific j 24 3 O dealing with science; based on scientific method

scientist n 18 1 R a person who works in science


scissors n 22 3 O twin-bladed cutting tool

scope n 28 4 O the screen of a radar set; range or extent


score n 06 1 O a grade, as on a test

score n 13 1 O points gained in game

score v 13 1 O to make points in a game


screen n 16 4 O surface of an electronic device on which pictures/info appear

screw n 17 4 O fastener
screwdriver n 17 4 O tool

scrub v 15 1 O to wash with hard rubbing


sea n 12 1 O various bodies of water smaller than oceans

sea level n 23 1 O level of sea's surface

seal n 21 2 O something that seals


seal v 21 2 O close/fasten tightly

seaman n 14 1 O US Navy enlisted E-3 (SN)


seaman apprentice n 14 1 R US Navy enlisted E-2 (SA)

seaman recruit n 14 1 R US Navy enlisted E-1 (SR)


seaport n 25 2 O a city on the coast

search v 19 2 O examine to find something

season n 04 4 O a period of time marked by changes in weather


seat n 14 4 R a place to sit

seat belt n 09 2 O a safety strap/harness


second j 05 1 O 2nd

second (time) n 03 3 O 1/60 of a minute

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second lieutenant n 04 2 R US Air Force, Army, and Marine Corps officer O-1

secondary j 23 3 O second in order, rank, importance, etc.


secret n 09 3 O something hidden

secretary n 10 4 O a person employed to handle correspondence

section n 17 2 O district/part/portion
secure j 20 2 O free from danger

secure v 30 3 O to make firm or safe


security n 30 3 O freedom from danger

security n 20 2 O protection
security n 17 2 O being secure/protected

see v 03 2 O to perceive with the eyes

See you later. e 01 1 O Goodbye, for now.


see/saw/seen v 11 1 O to visit

see/saw/seen about v 28 1 O to look into; to make arrangements


seem lv 15 4 O to appear to be

seep v 30 2 O to move or pass through slowly


segment n 29 2 O a part or section

seldom a 07 4 O rarely; infrequently

select v 03 3 O to choose; pick out


selection n 10 1 O a choice

self af 29 3 O of, by, in, to, or with oneself or itself


self-confidence n 19 3 O belief in one's own ability

selfish j 17 1 O concerned excessively with oneself


sell/sold v 04 4 O to give goods in exchange for money

semester n 18 1 R either of two periods into which a school year is divided

senator n 30 4 O an elected official


send/sent v 06 3 O to dispatch; have a package delivered

send/sent/sent for v 30 4 O to request to come


senior j 16 2 O of higher rank

senior airman n 14 1 R US Air Force enlisted E-4 (SrA)


senior chief petty officer n 17 3 R US Navy NCO E-8 (SCPO)

senior master sergeant n 17 3 R US Air Force NCO E-8 (SMSgt)

senior NCO n 17 3 R an enlisted service member, E-7 to E-9


seniority n 16 2 O the state of being senior in rank, time in grade, or age

sense n 16 2 O awareness/feeling/understanding
sensible j 19 3 O having/showing good sense

sentence n 04 3 R grammatically self-contained speech unit

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Term Cat BK Lsn O/R Definition/Explanation
separate j 20 1 O not together/different

separate v 20 1 O keep apart; divide into parts


September/Sept. n 03 3 O 9th month of year; ab

sequence n 23 2 O orderly series

sergeant n 04 2 O US Air Force, Army, and Marine Corps enlisted ranks E-4 to E-9
sergeant first class n 17 3 R US Army NCO E-7 (SFC)

sergeant major n 17 3 R US Army (SGM) and Marine Corps (SgtMaj) NCO E-9
series n 23 2 O one after another

serious j 16 3 O not joking


serve v 11 4 O to set food before somebody

serve v 14 1 O to work or do a useful job for

server n 06 2 O waitperson; person who takes orders and serves food in a


restaurant
service n 14 1 O duty in any of the armed forces
service n 11 3 O work or duty done

service v 20 3 O make fit/furnish with a service

service n 30 4 O a ceremony
set n 20 1 O number of things, etc. that form a group

set/set/set about v 30 4 O to begin a task


set/set/set aside v 18 4 O to save for a special purpose

set/set/set off v 27 3 O to cause to explode; to set in motion or cause to begin


set/set/set out v 26 3 O to begin course of action; to arrange or spread out

set/set/set up v 18 2 O to establish; erect

setting n 30 3 O time and place; environment


settle v 20 2 O to reach an agreement; take up permanent residence

seven j 01 1 O 7
seventeen j 01 1 O 17

seventeenth j 05 2 O 17th
seventh j 05 1 O 7th

seventy j 01 2 O 70

several j 12 4 O a few/not many


several r 12 4 O a few/not many people or things

severe j 18 2 O not kind, harmful


severely a 18 2 O not kindly, harmfully

sew/sewed/sewn v 13 3 O to make by sewing; fasten by stitches


sex n 19 1 O male/female

Sgt ab 04 2 R abbreviation of sergeant in the US Marine Corps (Jan 2006)

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Term Cat BK Lsn O/R Definition/Explanation
shake/shook v 10 2 O to cause to move; clasp hands

shallow j 26 3 O not deep


shampoo n 05 2 O liquid soap used for washing hair

shampoo v 05 2 O to wash the hair with shampoo

shape n 07 1 O form
shape v 21 2 O give form to

share n 18 4 O part of
share v 17 1 O to use, have, or do something with others

sharp j 11 4 O having a fine edge/point; keen


sharpen v 05 3 O to make sharp

sharpener n 05 3 O a device used to sharpen things

shatter v 27 3 O to break or burst into pieces


shave v 03 1 O to cut off hair from the body with a razor

she r 01 3 O subject form used for a female


shed n 12 3 R a small building for protection or storage

sheep n 14 2 R animal kept for meat and wool


sheet n 09 4 O covering used on a bed

shelf/shelves n 07 4 O a flat, long, narrow board placed along a wall or in a frame

shell n 22 4 O covering
she's t 01 3 O she + is

shield n 26 3 O a protective device


shift v 20 3 O move from one person/place to another; change position

shine/shone v 06 1 O to emit light


ship n 06 2 O large boat for navigating deep water

shirt n 04 3 O man's garment worn above the waist

shock n 17 4 O jolt from electricity


shocked j 30 4 O greatly surprised

shocking j 30 4 O surprising
shoe n 04 3 O outer covering for a foot, usually of leather

shoelace n 13 1 R string/cord used for tying a shoe


shoot/shot v 12 4 O to fire from a weapon; to hit/wound/kill with a missile fired from
a weapon
shop n 10 2 O store
shop v 10 2 O to visit stores to buy goods; buy goods

shopping center n 10 2 O a group of retail stores in one large building


short j 05 1 O opposite long; little in length

short j 02 1 O opposite tall; little in height

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Term Cat BK Lsn O/R Definition/Explanation
short j 03 4 O opposite tall; little in height

short (circuit) n 17 4 O faulty electrical circuit


short (time/trip) j 06 4 O brief in time

shot n 12 4 O the firing of a weapon

shot n 15 4 O injection
should m 09 3 O advice; obligation

should m 23 4 O present/future expectancy


should have m 23 4 O past expectancy

should have m 18 4 O unfulfilled advisability


should not have m 18 4 O past inadvisability

shoulder n 05 1 R the joint connecting the arm with the body

shout v 22 1 O speak loudly


shovel n 22 3 O tool for lifting/moving loose material

show v 06 3 O to exhibit; display


show n 04 1 O program for entertainment

shower n 06 1 O rain that lasts only a short time


shower n 03 1 O a bath given by spraying water over the body

shower v 03 1 O to wash by spraying water over the body

shut/shut v 08 2 O to close
shut/shut/shut down v 16 4 O to stop the operation of something (a system, a computer,
machines, etc.)
shut/shut/shut off v 16 4 O to stop the flow of electricity, water, or air

sick j 02 1 O ill; infected with disease

sick call n 15 4 O scheduled time for reporting as sick to doctor


side n 07 1 O bounding line of geometric figure

sidewalk n 11 2 O path for pedestrians at the side of a street


sight n 06 4 O a place of interest

sight n 22 4 O power/ability to see; aiming device


sightseeing n 06 4 O looking at places of interest

sign n 11 2 O a mark/notice set up to give a warning

sign v 06 3 O to write one's signature


sign in v 15 4 O to write one's name on roll for record keeping purposes

sign out v 15 4 O to write one's name on roll for record keeping purposes
signal n 11 2 O a sign/mark to give a warning

signal v 11 2 O to give a warning


signature n 09 1 O a person's name written by him/herself

silent j 27 1 O quiet or not speaking

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Term Cat BK Lsn O/R Definition/Explanation
silk n 13 2 O a kind of cloth

silo n 14 2 R a round tower on a farm used for storage


silver n 13 2 O a kind of metal often used in making jewelry

silver j 04 2 R shiny gray-white in color

similar (to) e 09 2 O alike, though not identical


similarly a 25 1 O in a similar manner

simple j 22 2 O not complex


simulate v 30 3 O to give the appearance of, or imitate

simultaneous j 30 2 O occurring at the same time


since a 11 1 O at a time in the past

since p 11 1 O from a time in the past

since c 11 4 O because
since then e 29 1 O from a past time until now

sing/sang/sung v 14 3 O to make musical sound with the voice


single j 10 4 O not married

sink n 07 4 0 a basin
sink n 05 2 R basin, as in kitchen, for washing/drainage

sir n 01 1 O respectful form of address to men

sister n 02 1 O female related to one by having same parents


sit (down) v 01 1 O to take a seat/occupy a chair

site n 25 1 O location
situation n 20 2 O condition/circumstance

sit-up n 08 2 O athletic exercise; physical training


six j 01 1 O 6

sixteen j 01 1 O 16

sixteenth j 05 2 O 16th
sixth j 05 1 O 6th

sixty j 01 2 O 60
size n 13 3 O degree of bigness/ smallness

skeleton n 29 4 O the bony frame of the body


skill n 19 3 O ability/proficiency

skilled j 23 4 O having great proficiency

skin n 05 1 O the tissue covering the body from which hair may grow
skip v 16 1 O to omit

skirt n 04 3 O women's garment that hangs from the waist


skull n 24 4 O bony framework of head

sky n 06 1 O space around the earth and beyond

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Term Cat BK Lsn O/R Definition/Explanation
slacks n 04 3 O pants/trousers

slam v 29 4 O to shut or apply pressure forcibly


sleep v 03 1 O to rest in sleep

sleep n 16 1 O state of being asleep

sleet n 18 2 O partly frozen rain


sleet v 18 2 O to shower sleet

sleeve n 05 3 O a part of a garment which covers the arms


slice n 05 4 O a thin, flat piece cut from something

slice v 15 2 O to cut
slide/slid/slid v 28 2 O to move smoothly on a surface

slight j 22 1 O small in amount/extent

slip v 12 1 O to fall down


slip n 09 1 O a small piece of paper

slippery j 12 1 O liable to cause slipping


slot n 08 3 O narrow opening for a coin

slow j 07 1 O not fast; moving at less than usual speed


slow a 12 4 O slowly

slow down v 11 2 O to make/become slower

slowly a 09 3 O not quickly


small j 02 2 O little/tiny in size

small letter n 01 1 R lower case letters


smart j 16 4 O intelligent

smell lv 09 1 O to have an odor


smell n 14 4 O odor

smell v 14 4 O to detect the odor of

smile v 06 4 O to show pleasure, amusement, affection on the face


smoke v 04 2 O to put a lit cigar/cigarette/pipe in mouth

smooth j 14 4 O an even surface; even in movement/comfortable


smoothly a 14 4 O even in movement; comfortably; without problems

snack n 03 1 O small amount of food eaten between regular meals


snack bar n 02 2 O place where snacks are served at a counter

snake n 22 1 O cold-blooded, crawling animal with no legs

sneeze v 11 1 O to blow air involuntarily through the nose


sneezing n 11 1 O sudden uncontrollable burst of air from nose and mouth

snow n 06 1 O white, frozen, water vapor particles


snow v 06 1 O to fall like snow

snowy j 06 1 R weather characterized by falling snow

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Term Cat BK Lsn O/R Definition/Explanation
so c 12 2 O with the result/consequence that

so a 09 4 O to such an extent
so a 13 1 O noun clause substitute, "I think so."

so (that) c 20 4 O in order that

so...that c 21 2 O introduces clause of result


soak v 21 2 O to draw in; to enter/be/place in water

soap n 05 2 O a product used with water for washing


soccer n 04 1 O a game of football played by kicking a ball

social j 18 1 O of/concerning society, shared with friends


social science n 18 1 R study of people in society

social security number (SSN) n 15 4 R ID number issued by government agency

sociology n 18 1 R social science


socks n 04 3 O a soft covering for the foot and lower leg

soda/soda pop n 10 1 O sweet-flavored carbonated drink


sofa n 07 4 O a comfortable seat wide enough for two/three people to sit on

soft j 09 4 O opposite hard; giving way easily under pressure


soft j 14 3 O not loud

soft drink n 10 1 O soda/soda pop

softly a 14 3 O not loud


software n 16 4 O the programs used to operate a computer

soil n 24 3 O dirt
soldier n 03 4 O enlisted person; army member

solid n 23 1 O not a liquid or a gas


solidify v 24 1 O make or become a solid

solution n 12 3 O an answer to a problem

solve v 12 3 O to find an answer to


some j 05 2 O a certain amount; a little

some r 07 2 O certain, unspecified quantity/number


somebody r 11 2 O someone

someday a 19 3 O at some future day or time


someone r 09 3 O an indefinite person

someplace a 24 4 O somewhere

something r 06 2 O some unspecified thing


something else e 06 2 O a different unspecified thing

sometime a 11 1 O some uncertain time


sometimes a 03 2 O occasionally

somewhat a 23 2 O a little

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Term Cat BK Lsn O/R Definition/Explanation
somewhere a 15 2 O in or to some place

son n 02 1 O a person's male child


sonar n 25 2 O a detection device

song n 14 3 O music with words

soon a 09 1 O in a short time; quickly


sore j 05 1 O painful or aching (due to illness or overuse)

sorry j 09 4 O feeling regret/pity


sort n 26 2 O a type or kind

sound lv 09 1 O to seem when heard


sound n 01 4 R what can be heard; a sensation in the ear

soup n 05 2 O a kind of liquid food with small pieces of meat/fish/vegetables

sour j 09 1 O having acid taste; distasteful/ unpleasant


source n 24 1 O place of origin

south a 08 1 O to, toward, in the south


south j 08 1 O located toward/at the south

south n 08 1 O direction to the left when facing sunset


South America n 15 3 R southern continent located in western hemisphere

southeast a 23 3 O to or toward the southeast

southeast j 23 3 O coming from the southeast


southeast n 23 3 O direction between south and east; area of the country

southwest a 23 3 O to or toward the southwest


southwest j 23 3 O coming from the southwest

southwest n 23 3 O direction between south and west; area of the country


souvenir n 30 1 O something that serves as a reminder

space n 23 1 O universe; empty area

Spain n 03 3 R country in southwestern Europe


Spanish n 03 2 R language spoken in Spain and Latin America

spare j 10 3 O extra; kept in reserve


spark n 20 3 R small part of fire

spark plug n 20 3 O device which produces electric spark


speak v 03 2 O to talk; communicate by talking

speak/spoke/spoken up v 30 1 O to speak louder

speaker n 12 3 R piece of equipment for transmitting sound; short for loudspeaker


special j 13 3 O not ordinary or usual

specialist n 14 1 R US Army enlisted E-4 (SPC)


specific j 19 1 O particular; definite; exact

specify v 29 2 O to state in detail

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Term Cat BK Lsn O/R Definition/Explanation
speech n 30 1 O a talk given to an audience

speed n 11 2 O rate of movement


speed limit n 11 2 O the fastest speed allowed

speed/sped (up) v 11 2 O to move/cause to move rapidly; increase

speedometer n 20 4 O device used to indicate speed


spell v 01 2 O to name the order of letters in a word

spend/spent v 09 1 O to give out as payment


spend/spent v 11 4 O to devote time

spill v 09 4 O to pour out accidentally


spin/spun/spun v 26 3 O to turn around

spine n 29 4 O backbone; the row of bones located in the center of the back

spoil v 18 4 O to ruin/decay; treat very/too well


spoon n 05 4 O eating implement/ utensil

sport n 04 1 O a game/activity done for fun or exercise


spot v 22 2 O locate

spouse n 19 1 R husband or wife


sprained j 15 4 R twisted/injured (a joint)

spray v 30 2 O to discharge liquid in a mass of small drops

spread/spread/spread v 21 1 O open out; cover with; make known


spring n 04 4 O the warm season between winter and summer

squad n 23 4 R the smallest unit of military personnel


square n 07 1 O equilateral rectangle

squash n 05 4 R a type of vegetable


squeeze v 21 2 O apply pressure

stable j 24 4 O unchanging

stack n 28 2 O an orderly pile


stack v 28 2 O to arrange into a neat pile

stadium n 13 1 O building with or without a roof where sports events are held
staff sergeant n 14 1 R US Air Force NCO E-5 (SSgt); US Marine Corps (SSgt) and
Army (SSG) NCO E-6
stage n 16 3 R raised area on which plays and other kinds of entertainment are
performed
stairs n 10 2 O series of steps

stale j 15 2 O not fresh


stall v 11 3 O to stop through lack of power (an engine)

stamp n 06 3 O postage stamp


stand (up) v 01 1 O to rise to upright position on your feet

stand/stood/stood by v 26 4 O to stay ready; support

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Term Cat BK Lsn O/R Definition/Explanation
stand/stood/stood for v 21 3 O represent; tolerate

standard j 20 3 R regularly used


star n 07 3 O any luminous heavenly body

starboard n 25 2 R the right side of a ship

start (to) v 04 1 O to begin; commence


start out (on) v 19 4 O leave/begin a trip, career, etc.

starving j 28 1 O extremely hungry


state n 23 1 O condition

state n 06 4 O political subdivision


statement n 04 3 R sentence

static n 27 4 O a noise produced by electricity

station n 14 1 R place of duty


station v 14 1 O to assign to a place

stationary j 22 4 O standing still; fixed


stay lv 12 1 O to continue without change; remain

stay v 12 1 O to remain in one place


stay v 06 4 O to dwell/live; remain in one place for a certain amount of time

stay away (from) v 19 2 0 avoid

stay over v 28 1 O to remain for an additional period of time


stay up v 19 4 O to remain awake past normal bedtime

steady j 23 2 O unchanging
steak n 15 2 R slice of meat, usually beef

steal/stole/stolen v 22 1 O take dishonestly


steam n 23 1 O water vapor

steel n 24 1 O alloy made of iron

steer v 26 1 O to guide
steering wheel n 11 2 O wheel in a car used for guiding it

step n 23 2 O stage in a process


step (on) v 09 4 O to move by alternately lifting feet up and down; put weight on
something
step on the gas e 20 3 O accelerate
stereo n 12 3 O a sound system with two or more speakers

stern n 25 2 R the rear end of a ship


stick/stuck v 10 1 O to become fixed or obstructed; adhere to

stick/stuck/stuck around v 30 1 O to remain in/at a place


stick/stuck/stuck by v 30 1 O to remain true/faithful

stick/stuck/stuck out v 27 2 O to protrude; to be noticeable

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Term Cat BK Lsn O/R Definition/Explanation
stick/stuck/stuck to v 27 4 O to adhere; continue

still a 11 1 O up to and including the present time


still j 15 4 O not moving

stingy j 17 1 R not generous; not giving/spending

stir v 20 1 O mix
stock n 29 1 O goods on hand

stockings n 04 3 O close fitting foot and leg covering for women


stomach n 11 1 O bag-like part of body which digests food

stomachache n 11 1 O pain in the stomach


stone n 13 2 O a small rock

stop v 05 3 O to cease/cause to cease the moving or continuing of an activity

stop n 09 2 R the act of stopping


stop sign n 11 2 O sign that warns cars to stop

storage n 28 3 O the act of storing or keeping things for future use; a place for
storing
store v 28 3 O to keep for future use

store n 04 4 O a shop; a place which sells goods


storm n 06 1 O atmospheric disturbance like rain, snow

stormy j 06 1 R weather characterized by a storm


story n 09 3 O a tale; description of an event

story n 12 3 O floor/level in a building


stove n 07 4 O kitchen device for cooking

straight j 07 1 R not crooked or bent

straight j 07 2 O not crooked or bent


straight (ahead) j 08 1 O forward; the way you are facing

strange j 26 2 O unusual
strategy n 18 1 O skillful planning, especially military

strawberry n 15 2 O small soft, red fruit; flavor


street n 06 3 O public road in a city

strength n 13 4 O quality of being strong

stress v 26 2 O to point out importance


stress n 26 4 O pressure

stretch v 21 2 O pull to a greater length; extend


strict j 19 4 O enforcing rules

strike/struck/struck v 18 2 O to hit
string n 13 1 O thin cord

strip n 29 4 O a long, narrow piece of land, tape, or wood

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Term Cat BK Lsn O/R Definition/Explanation
stripe n 04 2 O band of color

strong j 07 1 O not easily changed; having power


structure n 25 2 O something built

stuck j 10 1 O fixed in place; fixed by sticky material

student control number (SCN) n 01 3 0 identification number for students


student(s) n 01 2 O one who studies/is enrolled in a class

study v 02 3 O to engage in study; learn; consider attentively


stuff n 22 1 O things

stupid j 19 4 O silly/foolish
style n 29 3 O a kind or type; a manner, a way of doing

subject n 05 2 R field of knowledge; something being considered

subject to j 21 4 O under authority of; contingent upon


submarine n 25 2 O an underwater boat

submerge v 25 2 O to go underwater
subordinate j 16 2 O below another in rank

subordinate n 16 2 O a person who is lower in rank or status


subscribe v 26 2 O to order and pay for newspaper

substance n 21 2 O material

substitute v 26 1 O to replace
subtract v 07 2 O to take away/deduct

suburb n 12 3 O area on outskirts of city/town where people live


succeed v 19 3 O be successful

success n 19 3 O a favorable result


successful j 19 3 O turning out as hoped

such (a) j 21 2 O of that kind; so bad, great, good, etc.

such as p 18 4 O for example


such...that c 21 2 O introduces clause of result

sudden j 18 4 O unexpected and quick


sufficient j 19 3 O enough/adequate

sugar n 05 2 O a usually white substance used to make food/drinks sweet


suggest v 21 4 O offer/propose

suggestion n 16 1 O an idea to be considered

suit n 04 3 O a set of clothes with a jacket and pants or skirt made of the
same material
suitcase n 05 3 O a container for carrying clothes, etc., when traveling
summer n 04 4 O the hot season between spring and fall

sun n 06 1 O bright sphere about which the earth and other planets revolve

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Term Cat BK Lsn O/R Definition/Explanation
Sunday n 01 4 O 1st day of the week

sunny j 06 1 O full of sunshine or brilliant sunlight


sunshine n 06 1 O light and heat from the sun

supermarket n 10 2 O a large store that sells food, drinks, and products for the home

supervise v 18 3 O to keep watch over


supervisor n 18 3 O one who supervises

supper n 10 2 O a light meal served in the evening


supply v 20 3 O furnish what is needed

support v 17 3 O to give money or help


suppose v 13 1 O to think; assume to be true

sure a 06 2 O certain; without a doubt

sure j 06 2 O having no doubt


surely a 13 1 O of course

surface n 20 4 O outer part; top of a liquid


surge n 27 4 O a sudden increase

surge v 27 4 O to become greater


surgeon n 24 4 O a doctor

surgery n 24 4 O medical operation

surprise n 14 3 R sudden unexpected event


surprise n 22 2 O sudden unexpected event

surprise v 22 2 O amaze/come upon suddenly


surrender v 27 1 O to stop resisting, give up

surround v 23 1 O enclose
surroundings n 25 1 O things around a person

survive v 26 3 O to remain alive

suspend v 26 3 O to hang
sustain v 26 3 O to keep strong; to maintain

swallow v 22 1 O pass from mouth to stomach


sweat n 15 1 O perspiration

sweat/sweat v 15 1 O to perspire
sweater n 04 3 O a knitted garment used to keep warm

sweep/swept v 15 1 O to clean with a broom/brush

sweet j 09 1 O having a sugary flavor


swim v 03 1 O to move through water by arm/leg movements

swimming pool n 16 1 O concrete tank for swimming


switch n 17 4 O device for stopping flow of electricity

switch off v 17 4 O to turn off

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Term Cat BK Lsn O/R Definition/Explanation
switch on v 17 4 O to turn on

swollen j 15 4 O bulging/distended (with fluid)


syllable n 02 1 R part or all of a word composed of a vowel and usually one or
more consonants
symbol n 17 3 R an object used to represent something else, often abstract
sympathy n 30 4 O sharing in feeling or emotion

symphony n 16 3 R a complex musical composition for a large orchestra


symptom n 11 1 O indication/sign, usually of a bad condition

system n 20 3 O arrangement of things to form a whole; method

systematic j 28 3 O based on a method; organized


table n 01 1 O furniture having flat top set on legs

tablet n 15 4 O pill
tactic n 30 3 O means or plan used to achieve a goal

tail n 24 2 O end part


take (a right/a left/a street) e 08 1 R to turn into a street

take (a vehicle) e 03 2 O to travel by (bus, train, plane)

take (a) picture(s) of e 06 4 O to photograph


take a bath e 09 4 O to bathe oneself

take a break e 04 2 O to stop working, to rest/relax for a short time


take a chance e 14 4 O to make a choice while knowing that it might be the wrong one

take a look at e 20 3 O examine


take a message e 08 4 O to write/give a message to another person

take a photograph e 15 3 O to take a picture/photograph of

take a rest e 06 4 O to be temporarily still or inactive


take a shower e 03 1 O to bathe/wash in a shower

take a trip e 05 3 O to travel


take a vacation e 06 4 O to have a period of rest and relaxation away from school or job

take advantage of e 16 2 O to profit by/exploit


take control of e 20 2 O assume control of

take effect e 25 3 O to become operative; to be effective

take into consideration e 18 4 O to keep something in mind when making a decision


take inventory e 29 1 O to make a list of items or goods

take medicine e 05 1 O to use medicine


take precaution(s) e 18 2 O to protect against danger

take sides e 20 2 O support a group


take someone/something for granted e 18 4 O to treat without consideration or kindness

take steps e 20 2 O begin to act

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Term Cat BK Lsn O/R Definition/Explanation
take/took v 04 4 O to carry from one place to another; to buy

take/took v 09 1 O to carry along


take/took (distance) v 10 4 O to need a certain amount of time to go somewhere (It took 3
hours to get there.)
take/took off v 08 1 O to depart
take/took off v 04 3 O to remove

take/took out (of) v 09 1 O to remove


take/took/taken v 12 2 O to accept; study

take/took/taken action e 29 3 O to begin action

take/took/taken after v 21 1 O resemble


take/took/taken apart v 16 4 O to separate into pieces

take/took/taken care of v 14 2 O to assume responsibility for


take/took/taken charge (of) e 29 3 O to take control (of)

take/took/taken in v 29 1 O to understand
take/took/taken it out on e 29 3 O to express one's feelings by making someone else suffer; be
unpleasant or unkind to someone because one is upset or angry
take/took/taken leave e 29 1 O to take a vacation
take/took/taken off v 19 4 O leave; take time from work, etc.

take/took/taken on v 28 3 O to agree to do; to hire

take/took/taken over v 20 2 O begin controlling


take/took/taken part in v 16 1 O to participate in

take/took/taken place v 12 3 O to happen


take/took/taken turns e 14 3 O to alternate

take/took/taken up v 16 1 O to begin to do or study


talent n 16 3 R a natural ability to do certain things well

talk v 02 3 O to deliver or express in speech; speak

talk back (to) v 27 1 O answer without respect


talk over v 12 2 O to discuss

tall j 02 1 O higher in stature than average


tall j 03 4 O higher in stature than average

tank n 26 3 O armored military vehicle


tank n 09 4 O container

tape(s) n 01 2 O recorded material on thin magnetized ribbon

target n 23 4 O object aimed at


task n 30 3 O a job to accomplish

taste lv 09 1 O to have specific flavor


taste n 14 4 O sensation when food/drink put into mouth; flavor

taste v 14 4 O to detect/experience the taste of

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Term Cat BK Lsn O/R Definition/Explanation
tax n 13 3 O money paid to government according to income, property,
goods bought
taxi n 03 2 O auto in which passengers are carried for a fare
tea n 02 3 O drink/refreshment made by pouring boiling water over leaves

teach/taught v 10 1 O to impart knowledge


teacher(s) n 01 2 O instructor/professor

team n 04 1 O people who work, play together


teamwork n 28 2 O cooperative effort for a common cause

tear/tore/torn (up) v 20 1 O pull apart/to pieces by force

tear/tore/torn down v 20 4 O destroy; disassemble


technical j 12 2 O of industrial/mechanical arts

technical sergeant n 14 1 R US Air Force NCO E-6 (TSgt)


technician n 28 4 O a person skilled in a technical process or field

technique n 19 3 0 manner of doing


technology n 25 1 O the science of skilled processes

telephone n 05 3 O phone

television (TV) n 01 2 O device that receives transmitted sounds and images


tell (somebody) a lie e 09 3 O to tell a falsehood

tell (somebody) a secret e 09 3 O to relate something unknown to others


tell (somebody) a story e 09 3 O to relate a tale

tell (somebody) the time e 09 3 O to inform (somebody) of the hour


tell (somebody) the truth e 09 3 O to relate a fact

tell/told v 08 4 O to express in words

teller n 06 3 O bank clerk who pays out/receives money


temperature n 11 1 O fever

temperature n 08 1 O warmth or coolness of environment


temporary j 25 1 O occurring for a limited time

ten j 01 1 O 10
tend v 22 4 O be likely

tendency n 22 4 O inclination

tennis n 04 1 O a game played with rackets, a ball, and a net


tension n 26 4 O stress

tenth j 05 1 O 10th
terminal n 29 4 O a station, as in bustrain, computer, etc.

terminate v 28 4 O to end
terrain n 26 3 O land contour

terrible j 11 4 O very bad

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Term Cat BK Lsn O/R Definition/Explanation
terribly a 11 4 O very

terrific j 08 2 O unusually fine; great


test n 03 3 O exam

test booklet n 03 3 O book with test questions inside

than c 07 2 O in comparison to
Thank you, sir. e 02 2 R interjection; expression of gratitude (to a man)

that r 01 1 O any object farther away


that c 08 4 O used to introduce a noun clause

that r 11 2 O used to refer to a person or thing


That looks good. e 04 4 O used to say something appears to be attractive, delicious, or
suitable
that's t 01 1 O that + is
the j 01 1 O definite article

the back (of) e 10 3 O the rear part of something


the day after tomorrow e 04 4 O two days into the future

the day before yesterday e 04 4 O two days ago

the front (of) e 10 3 O a place or position before anything


the United States n 03 3 O a North American country

theater n 16 3 O building where plays/movies are shown


their j 02 2 O belonging to them; possessive plural

theirs r 08 2 O possession; belongs to them


them r 06 2 O two or more things (in the objective form)

themselves r 15 4 O reflexive form of they

then a 12 3 R in that case/accordingly


then a 11 1 O at that time

then a 05 1 O next
theory n 28 3 O an explanation which may or may not be true, but which is
formed on certain facts
there a 03 4 O at/in that place
There it is. e 03 4 O at that place; over there

There they are. e 03 4 O at that place; over there


thereby a 30 2 O by that means

therefore a 18 4 O for that reason, so

thermometer n 08 1 O temperature measuring device


thermostat n 20 4 O device used to regulate temperature

these r 01 2 O demonstrative pronoun (plural)


they r 01 3 O persons previously mentioned

they're t 01 3 O they + are

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Term Cat BK Lsn O/R Definition/Explanation
thick j 14 2 O dense; abundant

thick j 13 4 O large distance between opposite surfaces


thin j 13 4 O not thick; slender

thing n 05 2 O an object

think/thought (about) v 06 1 O to consider; form/have in the mind


think/thought/thought over v 12 2 O to consider carefully

think/thought/thought up v 26 2 O to invent or create


third j 05 1 O 3rd

thirsty j 02 3 O needing water/fluid to drink


thirsty j 03 1 O needing water/fluid to drink

thirteen j 01 1 O 13

thirteenth j 05 2 O 13th
thirtieth j 05 2 O 30th

thirty j 01 2 O 30
this r 01 1 O demonstrative pronoun

This is killing me. e 15 1 R to cause extreme pain or discomfort


This is on me. e 06 2 O I will pay for this.

thorough j 22 4 O complete

those r 01 2 O demonstrative pronoun (plural)


though c 17 3 O in spite of the fact that

though a 25 3 O however
thought n 12 1 O idea, concept, etc.; act of thinking

thousand j 02 2 O 1,000
threat n 20 4 O warning; menace

threaten v 20 2 O make threats

three j 01 1 O 3
throat n 05 1 O a passage from the back of the mouth down inside the neck

through j 17 4 O finished
through p 17 4 O into one side and out the other; by means of

throughout a 23 3 O in every part; from beginning to end


throughout p 23 3 O in every part; from beginning to end

throw/threw/thrown v 13 1 O to toss

throw/threw/thrown away v 13 2 O to get rid of


throw/threw/thrown out v 13 2 O to dispose of

thumb n 05 1 O short, thick finger set apart from the other four
thunder n 18 2 O loud noise which follows lightning

Thursday n 01 4 O 5th day of the week

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Term Cat BK Lsn O/R Definition/Explanation
thus a 20 1 O therefore

ticket n 09 2 O paper showing fine for breaking driving rules


ticket n 05 3 O admission

tie n 04 3 O necktie

tie n 13 1 O equal score


tie (up) v 13 1 O to bind/fasten; even the score of game

tight j 10 3 O not loose


tighten v 10 3 O to make or become tighter

till p 08 4 O until
time n 01 4 R precise instant in hours/minutes

time n 10 1 O occasion

times (x) p 07 2 O multiplied by


tin n 29 2 O a metallic element

tiny j 23 1 O small
-tion/-sion af 16 4 O verb + -tion/-sion = noun, to express the act of, the condition of,
or the result of
tip n 22 3 O point/end
tip e 06 2 O money left to show appreciation for a service

tire n 10 3 O inflatable rubber tube placed on wheel


tired j 02 1 O without strength or energy

tiring j 12 3 O causing physical tiredness


-tive af 20 3 O verb/noun + -tive = adj

to p 01 1 O movement toward/in the direction of

to (time) p 08 4 O before
to begin with e 25 3 O the first reason is

to conclude e 27 2 O to bring to an end


to start with e 25 3 O the first reason is

to tell you the truth e 18 3 O truly; actually


toast n 02 3 O browned/toasted bread

toaster n 07 4 R appliance that browns slices of bread

today n 01 4 O the present day


toe n 05 1 O one of the five parts on the end of each foot

toenail n 05 1 R the nail on the toe


together a 05 3 O with one another; joined into one group

toilet n 05 2 R seat-like bowl in bathroom used for eliminating body waste


toilet paper n 05 2 R soft paper for cleaning after toilet use

tolerance n 19 1 O willingness to attow people to do, say, or believe what they want

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Term Cat BK Lsn O/R Definition/Explanation
tolerant j 19 1 O showing tolerance

tolerate v 19 1 O to allow/respect others' beliefs, etc.


tomato/tomatoes n 05 4 R a soft, red fruit eaten as a vegetable

tomorrow n 01 4 O the day following today

ton n 05 4 R a unit of measure equal to 2,000 pounds


tongue n 05 1 R movable, muscular mouth structure

tonight a 05 3 O on this present night


too a 02 1 O also

too a 11 3 O more than enough; excessive


tool n 09 3 O an instrument used to do a special job

tooth/teeth n 05 2 O hard bony object(s) in mouth used for biting/chewing/etc.

toothbrush n 05 2 O a small brush used for cleaning teeth


toothpaste n 05 2 O a substance used for cleaning teeth

top n 07 1 R opposite of bottom; highest part/region


top n 07 2 O opposite of bottom; highest part/region

topic n 05 2 R subject
torch n 29 2 O a device used to weld

tornado n 18 2 O whirling wind

torpedo n 25 2 O an underwater explosive missile


total n 07 2 O sum; total of addition

touch v 05 1 O to feel or press with a part of the body, usually the hands or
fingers
tough j 15 1 O difficult to deal with/overcome

tour n 14 4 O trip to/through a place


tour v 14 4 O to visit as a tourist

tour e 12 2 O military overseas assignment


tour of duty e 12 2 O military overseas assignment

tourist n 14 4 O person traveling for pleasure


toward(s) p 13 1 O in the direction of

towel n 05 2 O a piece of cloth used for drying things

tower n 28 3 O a tall structure sometimes used for observation


town n 04 1 O where people live/work; a small city

toxic j 25 1 O poisonous
trace v 28 2 O to follow

track n 23 3 O path
trade n 26 4 O commerce

tradition n 15 2 R a way of doing something that has been happening for a long
time

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Term Cat BK Lsn O/R Definition/Explanation
traffic n 09 2 O movement/of cars/trucks/people in street

traffic jam e 09 2 O a lot of cars, usually moving very slowly


tragic j 30 4 O terrible

train n 03 2 O connected railroad cars pulled by locomotive

train v 14 1 O to instruct; make fit


trainee n 15 1 O a person being trained

training n 14 1 O instruction
training instructor (TI) n 15 1 R one who gives military training, usually in the Air Force

trait n 17 1 O a distinguishing characteristic, quality


transfer v 26 1 O to convey or carry

transmission n 20 3 O part of automobile

transmit v 20 3 O send out


transmitter n 25 2 O a device for sending radio waves

transport v 23 3 O carry
transportation n 17 2 O a carrying of passengers/goods/etc.

trash n 29 1 O something worth less or of low quality


travel v 06 2 O to go from one place to another

travel agency n 05 3 O a business that arranges people's trips

travel agent n 05 3 O a person who owns/works in a travel agency


traveler's check n 06 3 O check used to exchange foreign money to local currency

tray n 10 1 R a flat object for holding/ arraying


tray n 23 3 O flat receptacle with raised edges

treat v 15 4 O to give medical attention to


treatment n 15 4 O medical care

tree n 06 4 O large woody plant with one trunk and many branches

tremendous j 27 2 O very large or great


trench n 28 3 O a long, narrow hole cut in the ground

triangle n 07 1 O figure with three sides and three angles


trigger n 22 4 O lever used to discharge a firearm

trim j 19 2 R in good condition


trim v 27 2 O to cut off excess

trip n 05 3 O journey from one place to another

trouble n 12 3 O cause or source of difficulty


troubleshoot/trouble shot/troubleshot v 22 4 O locate malfunction

truck n 03 2 O vehicle usually used for hauling loads


true j 04 2 O yes; according to fact

trunk n 05 1 R the human body not including the head and limbs

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Term Cat BK Lsn O/R Definition/Explanation
trunk n 10 3 O compartment

trust n 17 1 O confidence in or reliance on


trust v 17 1 O to have confidence in or rely on

trustworthy j 29 3 O capable of being trusted, dependable

truth n 09 3 O fact
try/tried (to) v 08 2 O to attempt

try/tried on v 13 3 O to put on for size


try/tried out v 16 1 O to test first

T-shirt n 04 3 O usually collarless shirt or undershirt


tube n 05 4 O a metal container with a cap; a hollow, pipe

tubing n 29 2 O tubes or pipes

Tuesday n 01 4 O 3rd day of the week


tune up v 11 3 O to adjust an engine

tune-up n 11 3 O act of adjusting engine


tunnel n 29 2 O a passage underground

turbine n 24 2 R type of engine


turn n 11 2 O point at which one can change direction

turn n 14 3 O duty or chance to do something

turn v 05 3 O to move in a circular motion


turn (off) v 01 1 O to stop the flow of electricity

turn (on) v 01 1 O to start the flow of electricity


turn down v 14 3 O to decrease the volume

turn down v 12 2 O to refuse (a request, person, etc.)


turn in v 19 4 O submit

turn into v 24 1 O become; change into

turn off v 05 3 O to stop the flow of electricity


turn on v 05 3 O to start the flow of electricity

turn over v 27 3 O to transfer power, possession, responsibility, etc.


turn over v 27 3 O to turn upside down or from one side to the reverse

turn up v 14 3 O to increase; be found


TV ab 01 2 O television

twelfth j 05 1 O 12th

twelve j 01 1 O 12
twentieth j 05 2 O 20th

twenty j 01 1 O 20
twenty-eighth j 05 2 O 28th

twenty-fifth j 05 2 O 25th

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Term Cat BK Lsn O/R Definition/Explanation
twenty-first j 05 2 O 21st

twenty-fourth j 05 2 O 24th
twenty-ninth j 05 2 O 29th

twenty-one — a/one hundred n 01 2 O numbers (21 — 100)

twenty-second j 05 2 O 22nd
twenty-seventh j 05 2 O 27th

twenty-sixth j 05 2 O 26th
twenty-third j 05 2 O 23rd

twice a 12 4 O two times


twin n 05 3 R either of two children born to the same mother at same time

twist v 17 4 R to turn

two j 01 1 O 2
two-way j 11 2 O moving/allowing movement in both directions

-ty af 21 2 O adj + -ty = noun


type v 10 4 O to write with a typewriter

type (of) n 16 3 O a kind (of something)


typewriter n 16 4 R a mechanical machine with keys that produces printed text

typical j 24 4 O representative

ugly j 07 4 O not pretty; unpleasant to see


umbrella n 06 1 O a device used for keeping rain off your head

un- af 21 3 O negative/opposite
uncertain j 13 1 O doubtful, undecided

uncle n 10 4 O the brother of one's mother or father


uncomfortable j 14 3 O not comfortable

unconscious j 23 2 O not alert/aware

under p 01 4 O below; beneath surface of


undergo/underwent v 24 4 O experience undergone

underground a 30 2 O below ground


underneath p 14 3 O below

understand/understood v 07 2 O to grasp/perceive the meaning of


underwater j 25 2 O beneath the water

unemployed j 18 3 O not having a job

unemployment n 18 3 O lack of jobs


unfavorable j 18 2 O detrimental, not approving

unfriendly j 17 1 O not friendly


unfurnished j 17 2 R without furniture

unhappy j 11 3 O dissatisfied

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Term Cat BK Lsn O/R Definition/Explanation
uniform n 04 2 O distinctive clothing worn by military personnel

uninsulated j 17 4 R not covered to prevent passing of heat, electricity, etc.


unit n 24 4 O single thing; group/part

unite v 28 3 O to join together into one; to join together for a purpose

university n 12 2 O educational institution composed of graduate/undergraduate


schools
unless c 26 3 O if not, except if
unlikely j 18 2 O not probable

unnecessary j 16 1 O not essential

unpleasant j 12 1 O disagreeable
unselfish j 17 1 O generous; not selfish

until c 10 1 O up to the time


until p 08 4 O up to the time of

unusual j 15 3 O uncommon; out of the ordinary


unusually a 15 3 O out of the ordinary

up p 10 2 O to a higher place

upper j 22 4 O highest part


upset j 06 2 O worried, unhappy about something

upside down e 30 2 O in a position with the top turned to the bottom


upstairs a 10 2 O to the upper floor of a building

upstairs j 10 2 O on the upper floor of a building


urge v 21 4 O advise

us r 06 2 O objective form of we

use v 07 4 O to put into action or service


use n 17 4 O act of using; purpose for using

use up v 19 2 O to use the entire supply of something


used j 20 3 O second hand; used before

used to v 12 4 O used to show past routine; discontinued habit


useful j 20 4 O that can be used; helpful

usual j 15 3 O common, customary

usually a 07 4 O often, generally, most of the time


utility n 17 2 O service of gas, water, electricity, etc.

utilize v 24 1 O put to use


vacation n 06 4 O period of rest from work/school

vacuum n 23 1 O space completely empty


vague j 28 3 O not clearly expressed; indefinite; not having an exact meaning

valley n 14 2 O land between hills/mountains

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Term Cat BK Lsn O/R Definition/Explanation
valuable j 25 4 O having worth

value n 25 4 O worth in money; usefulness of something


values n 29 3 O standards, people's ideas about the value of certain qualities

valve n 30 2 O a device used to control the flow of liquids or gases

vanilla n 05 4 R a flavoring for food


vanish v 25 3 O to disappear

vapor n 23 1 O substance in gaseous state


vaporize v 24 3 O change into vapor

variable j 28 4 O changeable
variety n 10 2 R different things; an assortment

variety n 11 4 O different things; an assortment

various j 24 1 O of different kinds


vary v 24 1 O change

vegetable n 05 4 O a plant grown for food


vehicle n 06 2 O something designed for carrying, i.e., car, truck, bus, etc.

vein n 23 2 O vessel leading blood to the heart


velocity n 24 2 O speed

vending machine n 10 1 O coin-operated machine used to sell different items

Venezuela n 03 3 R a country in northern South America


verify v 28 1 O to make sure something is true or accurate

vertical j 11 1 R straight up, right angles to a horizontal line


very a 02 1 O extremely

Very funny. e 05 4 R used to express ironic humor


vessel n 25 2 O a ship

veteran (vet) n 21 4 O ex-military person

vibrate v 26 4 O to move rapidly back and forth


vice admiral n 16 2 R US Navy officer O-9 (one rank below an admiral)

vicinity n 25 3 O the surrounding area


victim n 23 2 O one who suffers pain or harm

view n 26 3 O a range of vision


viewpoint n 26 2 O an opinion or attitude

violin n 16 3 R four-stringed instrument played with a bow

visa n 15 3 O passport endorsement granting entry into a country


viscosity n 24 3 O thickness of a liquid

visibility n 18 2 O degree of clearness


visible j 18 2 O able to be seen

vision n 24 4 O sight

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Term Cat BK Lsn O/R Definition/Explanation
visit n 04 1 O time spent in a place or with a person

visit/visited v 04 1 O to go and spend time in a place or with a person


visual j 28 4 O relating to seeing

vital j 26 3 O extremely important

vitamin n 19 2 O chemical substance important for health


voice n 22 2 O sound produced by people when speaking or singing

volt n 27 4 O a unit of electrical force


voltage n 27 4 O an electrical force measured in volts

volume n 23 1 O cubic space/loudness


volume n 14 3 R loudness

volunteer n 19 4 O one who gives services without payment

volunteer v 19 4 O give services without payment


vote v 18 1 O to choose and show who or what you support

vowel n 02 3 O letter representing speech sound (a, e, i, o, u)


waist n 13 3 O narrow part of body above the hips

wait (for) v 08 4 O to stay until something expected occurs


wait on v 26 4 O to serve

waiter n 06 2 O man who serves food in a restaurant

waitress n 06 2 O woman who serves food in a restaurant


wake up/woke up v 04 3 O to stop sleeping

wake/woke/woken up v 13 2 O to (cause to) stop sleeping


walk n 12 4 R a journey on foot, especially for pleasure or exercise

walk v 03 4 O to go on foot at a moderate pace


wall n 01 4 O upright structure used to support/divide (rooms)

wallet n 09 1 O billfold

want v 03 1 O to wish for; desire


want ad n 17 2 R an advertisement

want to v 03 4 O to desire to do something


war n 20 2 O armed conflict/hostility

-ward af 23 3 O noun + -ward = adj/adv


warfare n 25 2 O operations against an enemy

warm j 04 4 O moderately hot; not too hot and not too cold

warm (up) v 11 3 O to make ready for performance


warn v 18 2 O to caution

warning n 18 2 O sign of danger, advise to beware


warrant officer n 17 3 R US military officer ranking between NCOs and commissioned
officers in the US Navy, Army, or Marines

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Term Cat BK Lsn O/R Definition/Explanation
warship n 25 2 O a combat ship

was v 03 3 O past tense of be (singular)


was/were going to m 15 3 O past intention

wash v 05 2 O to clean with water or other liquid

washcloth n 05 2 R small cloth for washing the face and body


washing machine n 10 1 R a machine used for washing clothes

Washington n 04 1 R Washington D.C, capital city of the US


waste v 19 4 O use wrongly; use too much of

waste n 25 1 O scrap
watch v 02 3 O to look at someone/something

watch n 08 2 O a small clock worn on the wrist or carried in a pocket

watch out (for) v 18 2 O to take care/be careful of


water n 02 3 O a clear liquid which falls to the earth as rain

waterproof j 21 2 O so tight that water cannot get through


watertight j 21 2 O so tight that water cannot get through

wave n 25 2 O undulating movement through a medium


wavy j 17 1 R having curves; not straight

wax v 30 2 O to polish or shine

way n 11 2 O direction; manner


we r 01 3 O everyone, including you

weak j 07 1 O lacking physical strength


wealth n 27 2 O large quantity of money, possessions, etc.

weapon n 12 4 O tool for harming/killing


wear and tear e 20 4 O damage resulting from use

wear/wore v 04 3 O to have on clothing

wear/wore/worn out v 20 3 O reduce to useless state; tire greatly


weather n 06 1 O the condition of the atmosphere concerning temperature,
moisture
weatherman n 18 2 O weather forecaster

website n 14 4 O location on the Internet which gives information on a particular


topic
wedding n 15 2 R marriage ceremony

Wednesday n 01 4 O 4th day of the week

week n 01 4 O 7 days/Sunday through Saturday


weekend n 01 4 O Saturday and Sunday

weigh v 07 2 R to measure weight; have a certain weight


weigh v 13 4 O to measure weight; have a certain weight

weight n 13 4 O heaviness of anything

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Term Cat BK Lsn O/R Definition/Explanation
weight n 07 2 R heaviness of anything

weights n 16 1 O heavy objects; sports equipment


welcome v 30 1 O to greet or accept with pleasure

weld v 29 2 O to unite by melting together

well n 30 2 O a deep hole which is drilled in the earth to obtain oil, gas, or
water
well n 24 3 R hole dug in ground for water
well a 04 3 O in a good way

well j 02 1 O not sick

were v 03 3 O past tense of be (plural)


we're t 01 3 O we + are

west a 08 1 O to, towards, facing west


west j 08 1 O in, from the west

west n 08 1 O one of four main points on compass, left of north


wet j 06 1 O not dry; moist; damp

what r 01 1 O which thing or event

What (kind of work) do … do? e 10 4 O request for specific information


What a shame that.... e 30 4 O It's too bad that....

What about you? e 02 3 R And you?


What about you? e 04 1 O And you?

What country (are you) from? e 03 3 O request for information about your citizenship
What does … look like? e 07 1 O describe the appearance

What is … called? e 07 1 O request to name something

What is … like? e 07 1 O describe what it is similar to


What language(s) do you speak? e 03 2 O request for linguistic background information

What time is it? e 02 1 O request for hour and minute of the day
What time is it? e 01 4 R request for hour and minute of the day

whatever r 27 3 O anything
what's t 01 1 O what + is

What's her name? e 01 2 O request for woman's name

What's his name? e 01 2 O request for man's name


What's the matter? e 05 1 O what's wrong

What's up? e 06 2 R What's happening?


What's wrong? e 05 1 O what's the problem

What's your name? e 01 1 O request for your own name


wheat n 14 2 O plant/grain from which flour is made

wheel n 10 3 O a circular frame turning on a rod or axle

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Term Cat BK Lsn O/R Definition/Explanation
when c 10 1 O at the time that

when a 14 2 O relative adverb


when a 03 2 O at what time

whenever c 23 2 O at whatever time

where a 02 2 O in/at what place


where a 14 2 O relative adverb

Where (are you) from? a 03 3 O request for information about your origin
wherever a 27 3 O anyplace

whether c 17 1 O shows a choice between possibilities; if


which r 11 2 O refers to things only

which j 05 1 O used in questions when a choice is to be made

whichever j 27 3 O any, either; referring to a choice


while c 10 1 O during the time that

white j 04 4 O the color of milk and snow


who r 02 4 O which/what person(s)?

who r 11 2 O refers to persons only


whoever r 27 3 O anyone, used as a subject

whole j 12 4 O all of

whom r 08 3 O alternate form of who


whomever r 27 3 O anyone, used as an object

whose r 02 2 O possessive form of who


why a 06 4 O for what cause/reason/purpose

wide j 07 1 O not narrow; broad


width n 13 4 O distance from side to side

wife n 02 1 O the woman a man is married to

wild j 29 2 O not domesticated; having no restraint


wilderness n 29 2 O a place of rough land where people don't live

will m 05 3 O indicates future tense


will m 15 2 O expresses willingness

will m 10 3 O expresses a request/response


will not m 05 3 O negative future tense

willing j 27 1 O agreeable to doing

win/won/won v 13 1 O to be first/best in a game, etc.


wind n 12 1 O strong moving air

wind n 06 1 O strong moving air


wind/wound/wound up v 27 3 O to finally arrive at a place, situation, or condition; to end up

wind/wound/wound up v 27 3 O to finish or complete; to bring to an end

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Term Cat BK Lsn O/R Definition/Explanation
wind/wound/wound up v 27 3 O to twist or wrap around; to move in a curving or circular path; to
tighten the spring of a mechanism
window n 01 1 O a glass opening in a door/building which lets in light and air
windscreen n 24 2 R glass protective device for airplanes

windshield n 24 2 O glass protective device for cars


windy j 06 1 O with a lot of wind

wine n 15 2 R alcoholic drink made from grapes or other fruits


wing n 24 2 O part of plane/bird

winter n 04 4 O the cold season between autumn (fall) and spring

wipe v 15 4 O to remove dirt, liquid, etc., with a cloth


wire n 17 4 O long, threadlike piece of metal

wiring n 17 4 R arrangement of wired electrical system


wish v 18 2 O to want/desire

with p 04 2 O by means of
with respect to p 30 4 O in regard to/concerning

withdraw/withdrew v 09 1 O to take out

withdrawal n 09 1 O money withdrawn


within p 22 1 O inside the limits of

without p 06 2 O lacking; not having


withstand/withstood/withstood v 25 3 O to endure

woman/women n 02 1 O fully grown human female(s)


wonder v 17 2 O to wish to know

wonderful j 11 4 O unusually good

won't t 05 3 O will + not


won't v 27 1 O unwillingness

wood n 12 3 O hard substance beneath tree bark


wool n 13 2 O animal hair; cloth

word n 01 1 O a written/spoken sound for communication


work n 10 4 O job

work v 10 1 O to function

work v 03 4 O to labor
work n 03 4 R occupation

work on v 10 4 O to repair
work out v 08 2 O to exercise

work out v 27 1 O to solve


workout n 08 2 O session of physical exercise/hard work

workshop n 22 3 O place where work is done

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Term Cat BK Lsn O/R Definition/Explanation
world n 07 3 O earth

worn out j 20 3 O used until no longer effective; tired out


worried about j 09 4 O concerned about; anxious about

worry v 09 4 O to be concerned; to be anxious

worse j 08 1 O comparative of bad


worse/worst a 14 4 O comparative/superlative of badly

worst j 08 1 O superlative of bad


worth p 25 4 O of the value of

would m 15 2 O willingness
would m 12 4 O past routine

would m 10 3 O expresses a request/response

would like (to) m 06 2 O desire/want/wish (to)


would rather m 16 3 O expressing a preference

wouldn't v 27 1 O past unwillingness


wound n 23 2 O injury

wound v 23 2 O injure
Wow, you look great. e 04 3 O Your appearance is wonderful.

wrap v 14 3 O to cover

wreck v 29 1 O to destroy
wrench n 10 3 O tool used for loosening/tightening lugs/nuts

wrist n 05 1 R joint between hand and the lower part of the arm
write v 01 1 O to form words/letters on a surface

write a check e 06 3 O to pay for with a bank draft


write/wrote down v 10 2 O to put words on paper

writer n 10 4 R one who writes for a living

wrong j 02 4 O incorrect; mistaken; not right


x nbr 07 2 O times/multiplication sign

x nbr 13 4 R symbol for "by" (8 1/2" x 11")


x-ray n 24 4 O photo made with x-rays

x-ray v 24 4 O take photograph with x-rays


-y af 26 1 O verb + -y = noun

-y af 21 2 O adj + -y = noun

-y af 11 3 O noun + -y = adj
yard n 13 4 O linear distance of 3 feet

yard n 07 3 O the ground around/next to house/building


yd. ab 13 4 R yard(s); 3 feet; 36 inches

year n 03 3 O 365 days; 12 months

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Term Cat BK Lsn O/R Definition/Explanation
yell v 15 1 O to speak/shout loudly

yellow j 04 4 O a color like ripe lemons or butter


yes a 01 3 O expressing agreement, consent

yesterday a 03 3 O on the day before today; recently

yet a 12 2 O up to now; at the present


yet c 22 2 O but; strange but true

yield v 11 2 O to give way; allow to pass


you r 01 2 O singular/plural; the one being addressed

young j 02 1 O not old


your j 02 2 O possessive plural of you

your j 01 1 O possessive singular of your

you're t 01 2 O you + are


You're welcome. e 02 4 O a polite expression used when you are thanked for something

yours r 08 2 O possessive pronoun


yourself r 15 4 O refers to you; reflexive pronoun for you

yourselves r 15 4 O refers to you and every one with you; plural reflexive pronoun
for you
zero j 01 1 O the symbol 0

zero — twenty n 01 1 O numbers


zip code n 23 3 R part of address

zipper n 05 3 O metal/plastic device used to fasten clothes, especially pants


and jackets

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