Vocabulary Workshop Unit 4

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  • Practice

    Answer a few questions on each word. Get one wrong? We'll ask some follow-up questions. Use it to prep for your next quiz!

  • Spelling Bee

    Test your spelling acumen. See the definition, listen to the word, then try to spell it correctly. Beat your last streak, or best your overall time. Spellers of the world, untie!

  • Vocabulary Jam

    Compete head-to-head in real-time to see which team can answer the most questions correctly. Start a Jam and invite your friends and classmates to join!

Explore the Words

definitions & notes
only words

  1. alliance

    the state of being confederated
  2. bewildered

    perplexed by many conflicting situations or statements
  3. buffoon

    a person who amuses others by ridiculous behavior
  4. controversial

    marked by or capable of arousing disagreement
  5. disheartened

    made less hopeful or enthusiastic
  6. hostile

    characterized by enmity or ill will
  7. fruitless

    unproductive of success
  8. inflammable

    easily ignited
  9. inflict

    impose something unpleasant
  10. malignant

    dangerous to health
  11. mortify

    cause to feel shame
  12. orthodox

    adhering to what is commonly accepted
  13. procure

    get by special effort
  14. scurry

    move about or proceed hurriedly
  15. sodden

    wet through and through; thoroughly wet
  16. spirited

    displaying animation, vigor, or liveliness
  17. virtual

    being actually such in almost every respect
  18. void

    an empty area or space
  19. wayward

    resistant to guidance or discipline
  20. wince

    draw back, as with fear or pain
Created on April 17, 2012
(updated April 20, 2012)