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InferCabulary is built with K-12 teachers and students in mind. It includes vocabulary words from many of the books featured on award-winning reading lists and aligned standard vocabulary.

InferCabulary includes vocabulary from almost 150 books and counting

A Night Divided
A Pair of Socks
A Single Shard
A Tree Grows in Brooklyn
A Wrinkle in Time
Abuela
Across Five Aprils
All Quiet on the Western Front
Among the Hidden
An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge
Animal Farm
Between the World and Me
Breadwinner
Button, Button
Call of the Wild
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Chronicles of Narnia
City of Ember
Clara and the Bookwagon
Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs
Cracker!
Cricket in Times Square
Deadline
Ellie's Story
Ender's Game

Escaping the Giant Wave
Fantastic Mr. Fox
Farewell to Manzanar
Feber 1793
Fish in A Tree
Frankenstein
Frog and Toad are Friends
Holes
Inside Out and Back Again
Island of the Blue Dolphins
Jake Drake, Class Clown
Johnny Tremain
Jurassic Park
Lamb to the Slaughter
Lord of the Flies
Lord of the Rings
Lyddie
Maniac Magee
Matilda
Mr. Popper's Penguins
Murder on the Orient Express
My Dad's A Birdman
My Daniel
My Father's Dragon
Of Mice and Men

Ordinary Grace
Out of My Mind
Persepolis
Pictures of Hollis Woods
Pink and Say
Poppy & Rye
Red Scarf Girl
Roll of Thunder
Sacajawea
Seed Folks
Shiloh
Sign of the Seahorse
Slacker
Stellaluna
Stone Soup
Tell Tale Heart
The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian
The Box Car Children
The Boy in the Striped Pajamas
The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind
The Cay
The Day the Crayons Quit
The Giver
The Giver
The Great Gatsby

The Hobbit
The Interlopers
The Kite Runner
The Last of the Mohicans
The Light in the Forest
The Lottery
The Oppostie of Loneliness
The Outsiders
The Polar Express
The Scarlet Letter
The Secret of Heron Creek
The Sign of the Beaver
The Story of a Return
The True Confession of Charlotte Doyle
The Witch of Blackbird Pond
The Worst Witch
Theodore Boone: The Fugitive
Third Grade Angels
To Kill a Mockingbird
Tom Sawyer
Tuck Everlasting
Ungifted
Walk Two Moons
Where the Mountain Meets the Moon
Who Was Mother Theresa

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abalone
aberration
abrupt
absent-minded
abyss
accommodations
accomplice
ache
achievement
acquiescence
acrobat
active
alliance
ambidextrous
ambivalent
ancestor
ancient
anemone
angled
angry
animosity
annoyed
anticipation
antiquated
anxious
apart
apathy
apparition
appointment
appreciative
apprehension
apprenticeship
appropriate
aptitude
aquarium
archaeologist
arduous
arid
aroma
arrow
astounding
attitude
attractive
audacious
audacity
augmentable
auspicious
austere
authority
automatically
avalanche
awkward
bad
bag
barbarous
barn
barrier
bashful
basket
batty
beneficent
between
bickering
bilious
bleached
bleak
bliss
breathtaking
bright
brusque
bucolic
building
burned
burnished
bus
busy
calm
camaraderie
can
cantankerous
capacious
caricature
cat
caustic
charge
charity
chrome
circumstantial
clamor
clandestine
cliff
clinic
close-up
closed
cloud
cloven
confounded
congenial
conjured
conspicuous
conspiracy
constellation
contemplation
contorted
contour
contributable
contrite
conundrum
convoy
copious
cordon
corpulent
couple
crease
crestfallen
crevice
cubicle
dangling
dearth
debris
decision
declivity
decorous
deep
deer

deference
defiant
deformity
delicate
delirious
demoralized
disgusting
disorganized
dispersion
disregard
distant
distorted
dollop
dome
doorway
dotty
double
doubtful
dough
dour
drab
drop
dross
dull
dumbfounded
eager
ecstasy
effusive
egg
egotistical
elation
emanating
embedded
emergency
emissary
emotion
empty
ennui
enormous
enthralled
enthusiasm
envious
ephemeral
erect
error
escalation
escort
exact
exaltation
exasperated
exclusive
exertion
exile
exodus
expanse
expansive
expectation
expert
expressway
extraordinary
extravagant
exuberant
eye
facade
faculties
faded
faint
famine
famished
fanatical
fancy
fang
fantastic
far
fascination
fate
fatigue
faucet
felicity
fetters
filigree
finicky
fixed
flabbergasted
fledgling
floor
frog
front
frontier
frothy
fumbled
funnel
fused
gallant
garish
gaunt
gem
genius
gesture
ghastly
ghetto
gift
gilt
glamorous
gleaming
glimmer
glistening
gloomy
gradual
grand
gratitude
greedy
gregarious
grimace
grit
gross
group
gruel
gruesome
grumpy
guidance
guilty
hammock
haughty
haunches

hayrick
hazy
headland
hero
hesitant
hiatus
hideous
hilarity
hoisted
holiday
hoodlum
hoop
horrid
hostile
hueless
humid
humongous
hydrant
hypnotized
ignorant
illiterate
image
immigrant
immobilization
impatient
impeccable
imperative
impudence
incantation
inconvenience
indentation
indication
indignation
indigo
inevitable
infamous
infinite
ingredient
inquisitive
inscribed
inseparable
intact
interrogation
inversion
iota
irksome
irritable
misshapen
misty
mockery
modest
monotonous
morose
murky
niche
nippy
noble
notorious
noxious
numb
obliterated
oblivious
obnoxious
obsession
obsidian
obstacle
obstinate
odious
officious
ominous
opulent
organized
ostentatious
overgrown
pace
pair
pallid
pallor
pandemonium
pantry
parallel
paraphernalia
parley
passage
patriarch
pedantry
peninsula
pensive
penury
peppered
perfunctory
pernicious
persuasive
pestilence
petulant
pile
pinnacle
pique
piteously
placid
plaintive
pliant
poised
polite
pompous
pond
ponderously
portentous
posture
preceding
preceptor
preferable
premises
preoccupied
prevalent
primitive
prize
prodigious
prodigy
profuse
progeny
prohibited
prominent
promontory
proprietor

prowess
prudent
puddle
punctual
pursed
putrid
qualm
quest
quickly
race
radiated
rambunctious
rankling
rapacious
ready
rear
reconciliation
recumbent
recurring
reluctant
remorse
repugnance
resignation
respectable
respite
reticent
reverence
reverie
ring
river
robe
rocket
rubicund
rucksack
rune
sacrifice
sad
safe
salient
salubrious
samaritan
sanction
sanitation
sapling
sated
sauce
savory
savvy
scarf
scholar
school
scoundrel
scourge
scrutiny
seat
secretion
seeds
serendipity
settler
shabby
shack
shawl
sheen
short
sinuous
slime
sliver
sludge
snappish
snorkel
solemn
solitary
sparingly
sparse
specific
spigot
spire
sprig
squall
stabilization
stealthily
stench
straggly
submissive
substantial
succulent
suitable
sulk
sullen
sumptuous
suspicion
tactful
taller
taut
tenacious
tentative
therapeutic
tirade
trait
tranquil
translucent
transparent
truck
typical
tyrannical
unanimous
unceremoniously
undaunted
underprivileged
unfastened
unfathomable
unforeseen
unimpressive
unsavory
unsettling
urgent
vacant
vagrant
valiant
vehement
ventilated
verdure
vertical
vexation
vibrant

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