Vocabulary: Words With Meaning and Example

In this article, we have printables on SMART VOCABULARY for kids! This will help the kiddos build their vocabulary and will further help in their language and communication development! Having a diverse vocabulary set right from childhood can be beneficial for them in the future, so we brought you some easy-to-remember and learn vocabs to attain smartness in the kids! You can even print them out as flashcards to have a quiz as a fun learning activity anytime and anywhere!


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AficionadoAficionado - Vocabulary

Meaning: A person who is very knowledgeable and enthusiastic about an activity, subject, or pastime

eg. He is a crossword aficionado.

AftersAfters - Vocabulary

Meaning: Sweet food is eaten at the end of a meal.

eg. We had ice cream for afters.

AgogAgog - Vocabulary

Meaning: Very eager or curious to hear or see something

eg. People are agog for the Delhi election results.

ApprehensiveApprehensive - Vocabulary

Meaning: Feeling worried about something that you are going to do or that is going to happen

eg. I’m very apprehensive about my upcoming exams.

AudacityAudacity - Vocabulary

Meaning: The willingness to take bold risks

eg. Her audacity came in handy during the emergency.

BelabourBelabour - Vocabulary

Meaning: Attack someone physically or verbally

eg. Jane was belaboring Ed with her fists.

Big-HeadedBig-Headed - Vocabulary

Meaning: An arrogant person

eg. His boss was a big-headed person.

Burning DesireBurning Desire - Vocabulary

Meaning: If you have a burning desire to do something, you are extremely interested in it or want to do it.

eg. She has a burning desire to open her own school.

BurstBurst - Vocabulary

Meaning: to explode outward, with noise

eg. One of the balloons burst with a loud noise.

ChatterboxChatterbox - Vocabulary

Meaning: A chatterbox is someone who talks a lot.

eg. Your sister’s a real chatterbox!

CondoneCondone - Vocabulary

Meaning: Accept (behavior that is considered morally wrong or offensive)

eg. The college cannot condone any behavior that involves illicit drugs.

CorpulentCorpulent - Vocabulary

Meaning: If you describe someone as corpulent you mean they are fat

eg. This is a story about a corpulent gentleman.

CovenantCovenant - Vocabulary

Meaning: An agreement or a promise

eg. The covenant to pay the rent on the due date is absolutely fundamental.

DemureDemure - Vocabulary

Meaning: Shy, modest, and well-behaved (especially used for girls)

eg. Hannah is very demure and sweet.

DisdainDisdain - Vocabulary

Meaning: The feeling of not liking someone or something and thinking that they do not deserve your interest or respect

eg. He regards the political process with disdain.

DisposableDisposable - Vocabulary

Meaning: A product that is purchased with the intention of throwing it away after use.

eg. I purchased some disposable cups for the picnic.

DistinctiveDistinctive - Vocabulary

Meaning: Unique/ different from others

eg. Rehman biryani has its distinctive taste.

DoffDoff - Vocabulary

Meaning: Remove (an item of clothing)

eg. She doffed her hat.

DonDon - Vocabulary

Meaning: Put on (an item of clothing)

eg. In the dressing room, the players donned their football shirts.

Empty-HeadedEmpty-Headed - Vocabulary

Meaning: A stupid person who lacks intelligence or sense

eg. I’ve never seen such an empty-headed student.

EquivocateEquivocate - Vocabulary

Meaning: To intentionally speak in a way that is unclear and confusing, especially to hide the truth

eg. He asked her once again about that matter and again she equivocated.

FaroucheFarouche - Vocabulary

Meaning: A shy person, socially inept

eg. Helena is so farouche.

FatiguedFatigued - Vocabulary

Meaning: Tired/ exhausted

eg. She looked fatigued, with dark circles under her eyes.

FlabbyFlabby - Vocabulary

Meaning: (of a part of a person’s body) soft and loose

eg. This exercise helps to flatten a flabby stomach.

FrivolousFrivolous - Vocabulary

Meaning: Behaving in a silly way and not taking anything seriously

eg. I think he sees her as a frivolous young woman.

GallantGallant - Vocabulary

Meaning: Brave and heroic

eg. I made gallant efforts to win the first medal.

GrimaceGrimace - Vocabulary

Meaning: Expression of pain or disgust

eg. She had a grimacing face when her coffee slipped.

InsatiableInsatiable - Vocabulary

Meaning: (of an appetite or desire) impossible to satisfy.

eg. Like so many politicians, he had an insatiable hunger for power.

LeverageLeverage - Vocabulary

Meaning: Use (something to achieve something new or better)

eg. We can gain a market advantage by leveraging our network of partners.

LucidLucid - Vocabulary

Meaning: Expressed clearly; easy to understand

eg. The lecture was lucid and straightforward, allowing the students to grasp the concepts presented fully.

LudicrousLudicrous - Vocabulary

Meaning: Foolish, unreasonable, nonsensical

eg. His ludicrous expressions make me cringe.

MitigateMitigate - Vocabulary

Meaning: Make (something bad) less severe, serious, or painful

eg. It is unclear how to mitigate the effects of tourism on the natural environment of the island.

PeculiarPeculiar - Vocabulary

Meaning: Unusual and strange/ different from what is normal

eg. She has the most peculiar ideas.

PenitentPenitent - Vocabulary

Meaning: Someone who is very sorry for something wrong that they have done, and regrets their actions.

eg. He realized that he was wrong and looked so penitent.

PerilousPerilous - Vocabulary

Meaning: Full of danger or risk/ extremely dangerous

eg. The roads were perilous and we had to be really careful on every bend.

PerishPerish - Vocabulary

Meaning: To die, especially in an accident or by being killed, or to be destroyed

eg. Three hundred people perished in the earthquake.

PerplexedPerplexed - Vocabulary

Meaning: Someone who is confused or shocked.

eg. If you were me, you would get perplexed too.

PugnaciousPugnacious - Vocabulary

Meaning: A person who is always ready to argue or fight.

eg. Due to her pugnacious nature, she is not liked.

QuibbleQuibble - Vocabulary

Meaning: To argue about something that is not very important

eg. There’s no point quibbling over a couple of dollars.

RecluseRecluse - Vocabulary

Meaning: A person who lives alone and avoids going outside or talking to other people

eg. She is a millionaire recluse who refuses to give interviews.

SereneSerene - Vocabulary

Meaning: Peaceful and calm; worried by nothing

eg. Natalie always has a serene smile on her face.

ShrugShrug - Vocabulary

Meaning: Raise (one’s shoulders) slightly and momentarily to express doubt

eg. She shrugged her shoulders as if to say that there was nothing she could do about it.

SlackerSlacker - Vocabulary

Meaning: A person who avoids work

eg. We need hard-working employees, not slackers.

SojournSojourn - Vocabulary

Meaning: Stay somewhere temporarily

eg. She had sojourned once in Egypt.

SpottySpotty - Vocabulary

Meaning: A person with spots on their skin.

eg. Use this cream for your spotty skin.

SycophantSycophant - Vocabulary

Meaning: Someone who praises powerful or rich people in order to get some advantage from them

eg. She appears to be a sycophant.

Tear-JerkerTear-Jerker - Vocabulary

Meaning: A film, play, book, or story that makes you cry.

eg. Bring a pile of tissues with you when you watch that tear-jerker film.

ThwartThwart - Vocabulary

Meaning: to stop something from happening or someone from doing something

eg. Our holiday plans were thwarted by the airline pilots’ strike.

TrendyTrendy - Vocabulary

Meaning: Someone or something that is trendy or very fashionable and modern

eg. These shoes are trendy and up-to-date.

TruceTruce - Vocabulary

Meaning: a short interruption in a war or argument, or an agreement to stop fighting for a period of time

eg. After years of rivalry the two companies have agreed (the US agreed to) a truce.

TurmoilTurmoil - Vocabulary

Meaning: A state of great disturbance, confusion, and anxiety

eg. Your mind is in such turmoil you do not know what you are saying.

UncouthUncouth - Vocabulary

Meaning: Someone who is rude, noisy, and unpleasant.

eg. She thought he was loud-mouthed and uncouth.

UpsideUpside - Vocabulary

Meaning: Advantage/ the positive part of a situation

eg. It’s annoying that we can’t travel until Thursday. But the upside is that the tickets will be cheaper then.

VexVex - Vocabulary

Meaning: Make(someone) feel annoyed, frustrated, or worried

eg. Don’t vex your mother, she’s in a foul mood.

VimVim - Vocabulary

Meaning: Energy; enthusiasm

eg. Tortoise is full of vim and vigour.

WendWend - Vocabulary

Meaning: To move slowly and not directly

eg. The thieves then wended their way through the dark back streets to the docks.

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