Third Grade Robust Vocabulary Words: Theme 4
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charming – If you are charming, you have a way of pleasing people with what you say and how you act.
racket – If you make a lot of noise, you are making a racket.
ingenious – If you do something very clever or imaginative, you are ingenious.
outwit – If you trick someone by doing something clever, you outsmart, or outwit, them.
tender – Something, like food, that is tender is soft and easy to chew or cut.
delighted – When you are very happy about something, you are delighted.
brittle – Things that are brittle are so stiff and hard that they break easily.
embraced – If you hugged someone, you embraced that person.
cunning – Someone who is cunning uses smart and tricky ways to get what he or she wants.
disguised – If you are disguised, you are wearing something that keeps people from knowing who you are.
Two Bear Cubs
awe – If something fills you with awe, you are amazed by it.
concentration – Concentration is focusing your attention on a single thing.
dilemma – A dilemma is a problem or a difficult situation
commendable – If something is commendable, it is worthy of attention and praise.
glancing – When you are glancing at something, you are taking a quick look at it.
scolding – If you are scolding someone, you are angrily pointing out that person’s mistakes.
console – When you comfort or cheer someone you console him or her.
heroic – Someone who is heroic is brave and acts like a hero.
drowsy – When you are drowsy, you feel so sleepy that you can’t stay awake.
burden – A burden is a heavy load that is difficult to carry.
Me and Uncle Romie
dull – When something is not shiny, it is dull.
towers – Something that is very tall towers over shorter things.
masterpiece – A great piece of art can be called a masterpiece.
heritage – Memories and traditions of your family’s past are part of your
ruined – If something is ruined, it is no longer any good.
crept – If you crept, you moved slowly and carefully so that you wouldn’t be
seen or heard.
glorious – If something is so wonderful that you can hardly believe it, it is
memory – A memory is something you remember.
streak – To streak is to move very quickly from one place to another.
yanked – If you yanked something, you gave it a quick, hard pull.
deliberately – If you move slowly and carefully, you move deliberately.
composed – If you made up a song, you composed it.
gratitude – If you thank someone for something, you are showing gratitude.
compassion – If you are kind to someone who needs help, you are showing compassion.
swift – Something that is swift moves very quickly.
vain – If you are vain, you think very highly of yourself.
overheard – If you overheard what people said, you heard it without them knowing you were listening.
suggested – If you suggested something, you gave someone an idea.
enormous – Something that is enormous is very big.
exclaimed – If you exclaimed something, you said it excitedly.
Backstage with Chris and Casey
criticize – When you criticize something, you tell what you think is wrong with it.
dialogue – Conversation between people is called dialogue.
immerse – To immerse oneself is to become very involved in something.
mandatory – Something that is mandatory is required.
rehearse – To rehearse is to practice for a performance.
versions – If there are different versions of a story, the story is told in different ways.
camaraderie – People have camaraderie when they are comfortable with each other and spend a lot of time together.
flawless – If a performance is flawless, there are no mistakes in it.
tragic – A tragic event is something that is both sad and horrible.
limp – When something is limp, it is too weak to move or support itself.