8th Grade Vocabulary Word List
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Keywords/tags: 8th, 9th, Middle school, High school
This eighth grade vocabulary list was built from an analysis of difficult words that appear in basal readers and other books commonly taught in the 8th grade. Those words were then analyzed to see how often they appeared on English Language Arts state tests given in the eighth, ninth and tenth grades.
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Unit 1 (210 words)
abet, accord, adept, advocate, agile, allot, aloof, amiss, analogy, anarchy, antics, apprehend, ardent, articulate, assail, assimilate, atrocity, attribute, audacious, augment, authority, avail, avid, awry, balmy, banter, barter, benign, bizarre, blase, bonanza, bountiful, cache, capacious, caption, chastise, citadel, cite, clad, clarify, commemorate, component, concept, confiscate, connoisseur, conscientious, conservative, contagious, conventional, convey, crucial, crusade, culminate, deceptive, decipher, decree, deface, defect, deplore, deploy, desist, desolate, deter, dialect, dire, discern, disdain, disgruntled, dispatch, disposition, doctrine, dub, durable, eccentric, elite, embargo, embark, encroach, endeavor, enhance, enigma, epoch, era, eventful, evolve, exceptional, excerpt, excruciating, exemplify, exotic, facilitate, fallacy, fastidious, feasible, fend, ferret, flair, flustered, foreboding, forfeit, formidable, fortify, foster, gaunt, gingerly, glut, grapple, grope, gullible, haggard, haven, herit