Sharp Learners' Grade Level Vocabulary

Grade Level Vocabulary        

ameliorate - to make better

conserve - to keep from waste

detriment - injury

exotic - rare

folly - lack of good sense

impediment - hindrance; in the way of a person reaching their goal

indolent - lazy

intact - left complete

parsimonious - sparing or stingy

raze - demolish or tear up

reticent - unable to communicate

retort- answer with a smart comment

subvert - undermine or not to take serious 

tractable - capable of being taught; a tractable person will listen and follow directions

baffle- perplex, puzzled, confused

despise - hate, dislike