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 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.
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 mistake.
console- When you comfort or cheer someone up, you console him or her.
heroic- Someone who is heroic is brave and acts like a hero.
drowsy- When you are drowsy, you feel sleepy.
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 our heritage.
glorious- If something is so wonderful that you can hardly believe, it is glorious.
memory- A memory is something you remember.
ruined- If something is ruined, it is destroyed.
streak- To streak is to move very fast from one place to another.
crept- If you crept, you moved slowly and carefully so that you wouldn’t be seen or heard.
yanked- When something is yanked, it is given a quick, hard pull.
deliberately- If you move slowly and carefully you move deliberately.
composed- If you made up a song,, you composed it.
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.
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 that you were listening.
gratitude- If you thank someone for something, you are showing gratitude.
compassion- If you are kind to someone, you are showing compassion.
Backstage with Chris and Casey
versions- If there are different versions of a story, the story is told in different ways.
rehearse- To rehearse is to practice for a performance.
mandatory- Something that is mandatory is required.
criticize-When you criticize something, you tell what you think is wrong with it.
immerse- To immerse oneself is to become very involved in something.
dialogue- Conversation between people is called dialogue.
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 horrible and hard to forget.
limp- When something is limp, it is too weak to move or support itself.