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NSF Word List

List #: 17415

Created: 07/25/2013

Modified: 07/25/2013

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Unit 1 (30 words)

abdicate, abdomen, abnormal, academy, acceptance, access, acronym, acute, adamant, adjournment, admiral, admirer, adorned, aerosol, affection, affliction, aggie, agitated, agnostic, airborne, aircraft, alcove, algorithm, alike, allocate, almighty, aloft, altruism, amble, ammunition

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Unit 2 (30 words)

animation, animosity, anklet, antacid, antibody, anticlimax, apostrophe, appoint, approve, apricot, April, aquanaut, aquatic, arachnid, archaic, army, aromatic, artery, articulate, atlas, atrium, attuned, audit, audition, awash, awhile, awkward, bagel, baggage, balcony

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Unit 3 (29 words)

bambino, bamboo, banana, band, bandage, bangle, barrister, barrow, batter, bawl, beading, beastly, behest, belay, beletter, benefit, benevolent, benjamin, bevel, bhalu, bible, bicameral, biopsy, bisect, bizonal, blight, blindfold, blister, blitz

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Unit 4 (30 words)

blockade, blockhead, bloodbath, blooper, board, boatload, boiling, bonanza, bond, bongo, boniest, bookworm, boom, boon, borax, bovine, bowel, bracelet, braid, brain, brandy, bridegroom, brink, brooklime, brotherliness, browbeat, bruin, buckwagon, buckwheat, buffoon

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Unit 5 (30 words)

bugle, Burgher, butchery, bycatch, calorimetric, cameraman, cancel, candidate, canopy, capsize, car, careworn, carnage, carp, cashew, cask, catalytic, catastrophe, catch, cathedral, cavity, census, centralization, champion, character, charitable, charterhouse, chase, cheek, chef

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Unit 6 (30 words)

cheka, chessman, chesstree, choker, churn, clementine, clergy, clever, cluster, cobweb, cockatoo, cognate, coinage, collision, colonial, colorless, combative, commando, companion, compound, compromise, concho, confrontation, congealed, connote, consecrate, contamination, controversy, coppernose, cordwinder

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Unit 7 (30 words)

cornea, corrupt, cortex, cosmetic, cosmos, costume, counterattack, courage, coverlet, cowcatcher, cower, cram, crawl, craze, credible, creel, crest, critic, critical, crock, crocodile, croon, crossover, cruiser, Crusoe, crutch, cryptic, cubic, cult, curbstone

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Unit 8 (29 words)

darkness, dawn, deadened, debark, debate, decade, decoy, defeat, defensive, degradation, dejected, delay, deluxe, demigod, demography, demolish, denim, deployment, depose, deprogram, deserter, designer, destroyer, detachment, devil, devotions, dewy, diagnosis, dial

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Unit 9 (30 words)

diatomic, diesel, digit, dignify, dilute, dipolar, director, disdain, disease, disinformation, dislocated, dismal, dispute, dissent, distinct, distress, divine, division, dogfight, dogma, dogwatch, dominion, domino, doodlebug, dopester, dozen, Dracula, drapery, dreary, dribble

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Unit 10 (30 words)

driven, dross, dual, ductile, duel, duo, duple, durable, dwelling, early, earwig, economics, edging, electrochemical, elegant, eleven, embattled, emboss, emit, enamel, engrossed, enthusiasm, enzyme, epidemic, equine, ere, erosion, error, establishment, eternity

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Unit 11 (30 words)

evenness, evildoing, excellent, expire, explosion, extinction, eyeball, eyelet, eyelid, facial, famine, fancily, fatality, festoon, fiddlehead, fielder, fifth, finery, finesse, fishgig, flamboyant, flashflood, fleet, flimflam, flora, floss, fluoride, fluster, foil, foist

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Unit 12 (30 words)

foolocracy, footing, foreground, forestall, former, formula, fortification, foundling, fourscore, fourteen, foyer, fresh, fretwork, Friday, fringe, frog, futurity, gaffer, gang, garage, garibaldi, general, generate, genius, geoponics, geothermal, geranium, germinate, gingerbread, glittering

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Unit 13 (30 words)

gloss, goal, golden, gospel, gradient, grammar, granule, grenade, groom, gruff, guilder, guitar, gullet, gunboat, guy, halal, hamburger, handsome, harassed, hare, harmonica, harpoon, harsh, harvest, hash, hatful, haversack, hawker, headquarters, healthy

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Unit 14 (30 words)

heaven, heavenly, hector, helmet, hemlock, herd, heroine, hickory, hinterland, hock, hogan, homestead, homework, honcho, honeymoon, hormone, horticulture, host, hourage, housing, humanely, hundredth, hunger, hustle, hydra, hypothesis, icebone, ideal, idiom, idolize

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Unit 15 (30 words)

igneous, ignite, illiteracy, immortal, impair, impatiently, imperative, impetuous, implode, inaugural, incorruptible, incriminate, inert, inferior, infestation, infinity, infrequently, inlaid, inlet, innate, inning, interactive, interlinear, interreflection, interrelate, invention, invert, invertebrate, irony, Islamic

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Unit 16 (28 words)

jerky, jetty, journalism, journeycake, jovial, juggler, julep, jumping, June, junket, jurist, kahuna, Kama, karaoke, karate, kavya, keen, kettle, khor, kick, king, kingmaker, kipper, kirtle, kith, kitten, laddie, landscape

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Unit 17 (28 words)

lapse, lassie, laudable, lawlessness, lemming, lemon, life, limb, limelight, linden, linesman, linger, lingual, lintwhite, lipstick, liquid, lobby, locution, lodging, log, logrolling, longtimer, loot, lucid, lutestring, macaroni, magazine, mahatma

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Unit 18 (29 words)

mahout, major, majority, mammoth, mandate, mania, march, marinate, marksman, mart, mascot, masher, matinee, mattock, may, measure, median, medicine, megalopolis, meld, menu, mesmerize, mikado, mineralize, minesweeping, miniseries, minisub, minor, misadventure

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Unit 19 (30 words)

misanthropy, misery, mission, missive, missorted, misspeak, misstatement, misuse, mixer, mizzle, modicum, molar, mongoose, moonlighter, moot, motif, mountain, mounting, mournful, muddle, multitude, mummy, mural, muscle, muscular, muskrat, muster, mutual, muzzle, nacho

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Unit 20 (29 words)

narrative, nelma, nemesis, nervous, nestle, neutralize, newton, nil, nineties, ninja, nitrite, nominee, nonintervention, nonnative, nonnuclear, noodle, notorious, now, nozzle, nunnery, oblate, odd, odyssey, offensive, officer, omnilegent, omnipotent, once, onus

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Unit 21 (30 words)

oppose, oppress, oral, orchestra, ordinary, organic, origin, ornament, orthodontic, overdue, overwhelming, oxygen, ozone, pacifism, package, paddock, palate, palette, panic, parade, paradox, paralegal, parboil, parish, parka, particle, pasteurize, patel, peasant, pedestal

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Unit 22 (30 words)

pedicure, pentagon, peptide, perchance, percolate, percussion, perishable, Permian, permit, perspire, peruse, pesto, petunia, physique, pickle, piecemeal, pierced, piers, pill, pillage, pinking, piping, plankton, platelet, pleasant, poach, pod, poi, poker, polecat

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Unit 23 (28 words)

polka, pollution, polo, polychrome, polygon, polymer, pompous, populist, post, postdoctoral, posterity, potash, praise, preach, preexist, pregnant, prelude, prescription, presto, prettify, pretzel, product, profane, prophet, proverb, punt, pupil, pyre

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Unit 24 (28 words)

quaint, quarterback, quartermaster, radar, raj, ramen, rapper, rapture, rascal, ravioli, reactant, rebellion, recall, receptor, reckless, reconstitute, recto, referendum, refreshment, refuge, reindeer, reject, relevant, relic, render, renounce, repeated, replacements

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Unit 25 (30 words)

reprisal, republic, reservist, restaurant, retreat, retrospective, revelation, review, revolution, ribbon, ricer, ridiculous, riding, robot, rodeo, romaji, rookie, rosemary, rucksack, rugby, rupee, Sabbath, sacrifice, saint, salamander, salami, salinity, salt, salute, sandstorm

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Unit 26 (30 words)

sapid, sarcasm, satire, saturated, sauna, scalp, scan, scenario, scenic, scent, schedule, school, schoolmaster, scold, scoot, scorch, scour, scrape, scruple, scrutiny, secrete, seemly, selectman, semantics, seminar, sendee, sentry, serial, sermon, service

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Unit 27 (29 words)

shambles, shampoo, shamrock, shapely, sheet, shift, shoal, shogun, shortcake, shorthanded, showily, shuttle, siesta, simmer, simper, simulcast, single, sinus, sister, sketch, skewer, skittish, slapstick, slaver, sluggard, slush, smattering, smelt, sneer

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Unit 28 (30 words)

snooker, snowbound, soccer, soda, soon, southpaw, soviet, sparkle, spinal, splendid, spraddle, sprang, spry, squall, squandering, stagecraft, stalemate, stallion, standard, starboard, starter, starvation, statesmanship, stateswoman, statistics, status, statute, steam, steaming, stem

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Unit 29 (30 words)

sternum, steroid, stet, stilt, stipple, stoma, stomach, storage, strait, strategy, stuff, sublime, submarine, subsequent, subshell, substitute, suet, suitable, sultan, summability, superabundant, supercool, superpower, supplant, sushi, suspend, swallow, swarm, syllabus, tact

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Unit 30 (30 words)

tailspin, talc, talons, target, tasteless, teeth, telepathic, temple, tendency, tenpins, terminus, terrorism, theology, thermal, thorough, thought, thrice, throwaway, thrush, tiepin, tiers, timeworn, tiresome, titan, toehold, tomato, tonsil, tooling, topical, toploftical

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Unit 31 (29 words)

torment, tornado, torpid, transect, tridental, trilogy, trinity, troll, tropical, truffled, trump, Tuesday, turtle, twice, twilight, twin, twister, tycoon, tyrant, ugliness, umpire, underground, undersea, undertow, unfulfilled, unicorn, uniform, unique, unity

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Unit 32 (30 words)

unnatural, unnerve, untimely, uproar, usher, utilitarian, vampire, vanguard, vanilla, vaporer, vaporize, varnish, vascular, veal, vein, verso, vessel, viaduct, videography, violin, vogue, volley, volumetric, waffle, walk, wampum, warlord, wasteful, watch, Waterloo

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Unit 33 (30 words)

waywiser, weapon, wedge, Wednesday, weird, wettable, whammy, whisk, whiteout, wholesome, wicker, wicket, windjammer, winnable, withdrawal, woodchuck, wordiness, worm, worry, worship, wrench, wrinkle, yacht, yahoo, yearling, yieldable, yoga, youth, zero, zinnia

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Unit 34 (4 words)

ziti, zodiac, zonal, zoology