Sixth Level Vocabulary List for Visiting Scholars in the USA - Page 39

Word Type Used in a Sentence Synonym
splendor noun Many have admired the splendor of imperial China magnificence
squeak verb The door would squeak when opened. squeal
noun The mouse let out a squeak when approached. peep
stanza noun The poem consisted of six stanzas. division of a poem
starch noun We used starch to thicken the gravy. flour
steadfast noun Remain steadfast in your convictions. firm
stork noun A stork nested on the roof of his house. type of bird
strait noun They sailed though the strait of Juan de Fuca. channel
streak noun A streak of paint told of the accident. strip
verb They will streak through the center of town. dash