Kindle Vocabulary Builder (Week 2)

Onto another week of the Kindle Vocabulary Builder! Check out my first week here.

If you have a Kindle, then you probably know about the cool vocabulary builder feature it has! Anytime you look up a word’s definition, it’s automatically added to the vocabulary builder, that way you can review, study, and master the words at a later date.

All definitions have been taken from Merriam-Webster. Hopefully you learn a new word!

Word: insular
Definition: of, relating to, or constituting an island
Originally read in: The Book of the Unnamed Midwife by Meg Elison

Word: stodgy
Definition: having a rich filling quality
Originally read in: The Protector by Jodi Ellen Malpas

Word: stertorous
Definition: characterized by a harsh snoring or gasping sound
Originally read in: Drums of Autumn (Outlander, #4) by Diana Gabaldon

Word: kirtles
Definition: a long gown or dress worn by women
Originally read in: The Outcasts of Time by Ian Mortimer

Word: neophyte
Definition: a new convert
Originally read in: Renegades by Marissa Meyer

Word: facile
Definition: easily accomplished or attained
Originally read in: Me Before You by Jodi Moyes

Word: cannulating
Definition: to insert a cannula into
Originally read in: Small Great Things by Jodi Picoult

Word: fuselage
Definition: the central body portion of an aircraft designed to accommodate the crew and the passengers or cargo
Originally read in: King’s Cage by Victoria Aveyard

Word: manticore
Definition: a legendary animal with the head of a man, the body of a lion, and the tail of a dragon or scorpion
Originally read in: A Clash of Kings by George R.R. Martin

Word: kefir
Definition: a beverage of fermented cow’s milk
Originally read in: Wicked Like a Wildfire by Lana Popovic

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Which of these words is new to you? What was the last definition you looked up while reading?

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13 thoughts on “Kindle Vocabulary Builder (Week 2)

  1. I tend to (unknowingly) skip over words I don’t quite understand/know, especially if the sentence makes sense for me either way – a really bad habit, especially since english isn’t my first language. I should probably take the opportunity to learn more new words!

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