Second Grade Vocabulary words Flashcards

Terms Definitions
listen
escucha
siomay
dumplings
before
buy
here
here
el escritorio
desk
l'avantage (m)
advantage
Decreases preload
Angina
gall
impudence; effrontery.
sobre hielo
on ice
posthumous
published after death
small
not big, little
thank
to express gratitude
¿Cuánto es?
How much is...?
To tremble or shake
quiver
stationary
standing still, not moving
buffalo
a large wild ox
chamber
a formal private room
April 10
el diez de abril
Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
Breast / Ovarian Carcinomas
short
having little length, not long
deceit
the hiding of the truth
theorem
a theoretical proposition, statement, or formula embodying something to be proved from other propositions or formulas
made
produced by making or preparing
fierce
menacingly wild, savage, or hostile:
omniscient
having complete or unlimited knowledge, awareness, or understanding; perceiving all things
double
twice as large or strong
please
way to ask for things
imported
to bring goods into the country
envoy
a representative or messenger(as of goverment)
economy
frugality in the expenditure or consumption of money and materials
ion
one of the electrically charged particles formed in a gas by electric discharge or the like
three
2 plus 1, 3 or III
consecutive
following one another in uninterrupted succession or order, marked by logical sequence
federalism
principle of government pertaining to the union of states under a central government distinct from the individual governments of separate states
scarcity
insufficiency or shortness of supply; dearth or rarity
greenhouse effect
short-wave solar radiation transmitted in through the earth's atmosphere with long-wavelength heat radiation unable to transmit outward in exchange
competitive
of, pertaining to, involving, or decided by measuring or comparing the strengths of two or more people
remnant
a remaining, usually small part, quantity, number, or the like.
eight
the eighth Arabic numeral; 8, VIII
venerable
commanding respect because of great age or impressive dignity; worthy of veneration or reverence
recession
receding or withdrawing; in economics, a period of economic contraction, sometimes limited in scope or duration
natural
formed by nature, opposed to artificial
enormous
greatly exceeding the common size, big
conceit
an excessively favorable opinion of one's own ability, importance or wit
officer
a person who helps enforce the law
exclaim
to speak with strong feelings or emotions
civil rights
rights to personal liberty established by the 13th and 14th Amendments to the U.S. Constitution and certain Congressional acts
universe
the totality of known or supposed objects and phenomena throughout space; the cosmos
incentive
something that incites or tends to incite to action or greater effort, as a reward offered for increased productivity
velocity
rate of motion or operation, swiftness or speed
parallel
lines extending in the same direction that never intersect or touch
volume
a collection of written or printed sheets bound together and constituting a book
patina
a film or incrustation, usually green, produced by oxidation on the surface of old bronze and often esteemed as being of ornamental value.
fission
splitting into parts; in physics, the splitting of the nucleus of an atom into nuclei of lighter atoms, accompanied by the release of energy
eclipse
to make less outstanding or important by comparison; to surpass
prism
a transparent solid body, often having a triangular base, used for dispersing light into a spectrum or for reflecting rays of light
treason
the offense of acting to overthrow one's government or to harm or kill its sovereign.
cooperate
to work together for a common purpose
emphysema
a chronic, irreversible disease of the lungs characterized by abnormal enlargement of air spaces in the lungs accompanied by destruction of the tissue lining the walls of the air spaces.
equation
the act making equal or finding balance
atmosphere
the layer of gas surrounding the earth, the air
rummage
to search thoroughly through a place, receptacle by moving around, turning over and looking through things
impact
the striking of one thing against another, the influence or effect of such a strike
coherence
the act or state of logical interconnection, an overall sense or understandability
radioactive
the property of certain elements, of spontaneously emitting radiation resulting from changes in the nuclei of atoms of the element
archetype
the original pattern or model from which all things of the same kind are copied or on which they are based
cactus
any of numerous succulent plants of the family Cactaceae, of warm, arid regions of the New World, having fleshy, leafless, usually spiny stems, and typically having solitary, showy flowers.
landform
a specific geographic feature on the surface of the earth, such as plains, plateaus, mountains or hills and valleys
meteors
chunks of rock that burn up brightly as they fall through Earth's atmosphere
inference
not stated but understood to be true or happen
liberal
favorable to progress or reform, as in political or religious affairs; free from prejudice or bigotry; tolerant
lethargy
the quality or state of being drowsy and dull, listless and unenergetic
antithesis
the direct opposite or contrast to a previously given assertion
manual
done by hand rather than by an electronic device
kinesthetic
the sensation of movement or strain in muscles, tendons, and joints; muscle sense
editorial
an article or broadcast on radio or television that presents the opinion of the owner or editor, as opposed to fact-based journalism
inflation
a persistent rise in the general level of prices related to an increase in the volume of money and resulting in the loss of value of currency
galaxy
a large system of stars held together by mutual gravitation and isolated from similar systems by vast regions of space
ozone
a form of oxygen in the upper atmosphere that absorbs ultraviolet rays, preventing them from reaching the surface of the earth
precipitate
to hasten the occurrence of or bring about prematurely
nucleus
a center about which other parts are gathered; in anatomy, a mass of nerve cells in the brain or spinal cord in which nerve fibers form connections
bibliography
a complete or selective list of works compiled upon some common principle, as authorship, subject, place of publication, or printer.
cologne
a mildly perfumed toilet water; eau de Cologne.
market economy
in which economic decisions and the price of goods and services are guided solely by the country's citizens and businesses with little central planning
stereotype
a set form or convention cmmonly used to describe an element in general, recognizable terms
perimeter
the border or outer boundary of an area
stop
to come to a stand and cease moving
collision
a. the act of coming violently into contact, such as a crash
region
an area considered as a unit for geographical, functional, social, or cultural reasons
acronym
a word formed from the initial letters or groups of letters of words in a set phrase or series of words
consumer
a person or thing that ingests or takes resources
ideology
the body of doctrine, myth and belief that guides an individual, social movement, institution, class, or large group
capacity
the maximum amount or number that can be received or contained
What are holes that are dug in the ground by animals for shelter or protection?
burrows
distribute
to disperse through a space or over an area, to spread or scatter
deficit
the amount by which a sum of money falls short of the required amount
discount
to deduct a certain amount from a bill or to offer for sale at a reduced price
politics
the practice or study of the art and science of forming, directing, and administrating states, governments and other political units
bass
low in pitch; of the lowest pitch or range:
meander
to take a winding or indirect way, to ramble
neutrality
the policy of a nation that does not participate in a war between other nations; a case in which one remains unbiased
irony
the use of words to convey a meaning that is the opposite of its literal meaning
influence
the power of persons or things to be a compelling force on the actions, behavior or opinions of others
government
the form or system of rule by which a state or community is organized and the laws administered
alliteration
two or more words of a word group with the same initial letter
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