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    Independence Day Vocabulary Word List (308)

    A)Ablaze, Activities, Admiration, Advantages, Alliance, Americana, Ancestors, Anniversary, Anthem, Appetizer, Appreciation, Ardent, Attachments, Attitude
    B)Backyard, Ball game, Band, Bandanna, Bang, Banners, Baton twirling, Battlefield, Belonging, Birth, Blast, Blessings, Blue, Boisterous, Boom
    C)Camping, Cavalcade, Celebrate, Celebration, Charming, Checkered table cloths, Citizen(s), Citizenship, Civic, Commemorate, Common, Communication, Companionship, Concentration, Constitution, Cooperation, Coordinate, Corps, Country, Countryside, Crackle, Crescendo, Crowds, Culture
    D)Dash, Dazzling, Declaration, Decoration, Defense, Delicious, Democracy, Dessert, Detonate, Detonation, Devotion, Dignitaries, Dignity, Dramatic, Duty
    E)Ebullient, Embellishments, Emotional, Encounter, Endure, Energy, Entertainment, Equality, Equine, Exchanges, Expectations, Explode, Explosion
    F)Fabulous, Fair, Family, Fanciful, Fascination, Fatherland, Feast, Feeling, Festival, Festivity, Firecracker(s), Fireworks, Fizzle, Flag, Foil, Folks, Food, Foolishness, Forefather, Forever, Free, Freedom, Friends, Friendship, Frivolity, Fun
    G)Games, Gardens, Gatherings, Glitter, Glory, Goal(s), Good name, Grandeur, Grill, Groups
    H)Habitual, Haste, Heat, Herald, Heritage, Hero, History, Holiday, Home, Homeland, Hoopla, Hooray, Hope(s), Horses, Hospitality, Humble, Humidity
    I)Ideal(s), Illusions, Imagery, Imagination, Immortality, Importance, Inalienable, Independence, Indulgence, Informative, Insight, Inspiration, Integral
    J)Jeans, Join, Joy, Joyful, Joyous, Jubilation, Judging, July
    K)Keen, Kin, Kindness, Kitsch
    L)Laughter, Legendary, Liberation, Liberty, Life, Loiter, Love, Loyalty
    M)March, Memorial, Memories, Merriment, Merrymaking, Military, Music, Musical, Mutual
    N)Nation, National, Native, Nibble, Nonsense
    O)Occasion, Official(s), Old Glory, Oneness, Opportunities, Opportunity, Outdoors, Outing, Overwhelming
    P)Parade, Participation, Parties, Passionate, Patriot, Patriotic, Patriotism, Perennial, Pickles, Picnic, Pinwheels, Plethora, Pomp, Pool, Pop, Potatoes, Preparations, Preservation, Preserve, Pride, Public service, Pyrotechnics
    Q)Quaint, Quality, Quantity, Questions, Quick, Quiet
    R)Rambling, Recreation, Red, Refreshment, Rejoicing, Relatives, Relaxation, Remembrance, Republic, Reputation, Responsibility, Restful, Revelry, Rights, Rituals, Rocket
    S)Sacrifices, Safety, Sausages, Service, Sharing, Shindig, Shows, Shrieking, Shrine, Sizzle, Slices, Slogan, Snap, Solemn, Special, Speeches, Sports, Stars, States, Storyteller, Streamers, Stripes, Stroll, Stunning, Summer, Sunburn, Super-patriot, Support, Surprise, Swimming, Symbol, Symbolism
    T)Taffy, Tea, Territory, Toasting, Traditions, Tribute, Truths
    U)Unbelievable, Unify, Union, Unique, Unite, United States, Universal
    V)Vacation, Valiant, Valor, Values, Vegetables, Versatile, Veteran, Victory, Views, Vision, Visionary, Vital, Vivacious
    W)Wave, Waving, Weekend, Welfare, Whistle, White, Widespread, Willingness, Wisdom
    Y)Yearn, Yelling, Youngsters, Youth
    Z)Zeal, Zest
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    Independence Day Food Word List (36 words)
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    apple pie
    barbecue, beans, beer, brownies, butter,
    cake, charcoal, chicken, chips, coleslaw, cookies, corn on the cob, cups,
    desserts, deviled eggs, dip
    flags, forks, fruit (blueberries, cherries, peaches, pears, plums, strawberries),
    grill, guacamole,
    hamburgers, hot dogs,
    ice cream, ice-tea, insects,
    ketchup, knives,
    matches, mustard,
    pasta salad, pepper, pickles, pies, plates, pop, Popsicles, potato salad, pretzels, pulled pork,
    relish, ribs,rolls,
    salads, salsa, salt, sauce, sausages, seafood, shrimp, soda, spatula, spoons, steaks
    tomatoes, tongs,
    watermelon, wieners, wine

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