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    Patriotism Vocabulary Word List (231)

    A)Admiration, Advantage, Alliance, Americana, Ancestors, Anniversary, Anthem, Appreciation, Ardent, Attachment, Attitude
    B)Band, Banners, Baton twirling, Battlefield, Belonging, Birth, Blessings, Blue, Boisterous, Boom
    C)Cavalcade, Celebrate, Celebration, Charming, Citizen(s), Citizenship, Civic, Commemorate, Common, Communication, Companionship, Concentration, Constitution, Cooperation, Coordinate, Corps, Country, Crescendo, Crowds, Culture
    D)Dazzling, Declaration, Decoration, Defense, Democracy, Detonate, Detonation, Devotion, Dignitaries, Dignity, Dramatic, Duty
    E)Ebullient, Emotional, Endure, Energy, Equality, Exchanges, Expectations, Explosion
    F)Fabulous, Fair, Family, Fanciful, Fascination, Fatherland, Feast, Feeling, Festival, Firecracker(s), Fireworks, Flag, Foil, Folks, Food, Forefather, Forever, Free, Freedom, Friendships
    G)Gatherings, Glitter, Glory, Goal(s), Good name, Grandeur, Groups
    H)Habitual, Herald, Heritage, Hero, History, Holiday, Home, Homeland, Hoopla, Hooray, Hope(s), Horses, Hospitality
    I)Ideal(s), Imagery, Imagination, Immortality, Importance, Inalienable, Independence, Informative, Insight, Inspiration, Integral
    J)Join, Joy, Joyful, Joyous, Jubilation, July 4th
    K)Keen, Kin, Kindness
    L)Leadership, Legendary, Liberation, Liberty, Life, Love, Loyalty
    M)March, Memorial, Memorial Day, Memories, Military, Music, Musical, Mutual
    N)Nation, National, Native
    O)Occasion, Official(s), Old Glory, Oneness, Opportunities, Opportunity, Overwhelming
    P)Parade, Participation, Passionate, Patriot, Patriotic, Patriotism, Perennial, Pinwheels, Plethora, Pomp, Preparations, Preservation, Preserve, Pride, Public service, Pyrotechnics
    Q)Quaint, Quality, Quick, Quiet
    R)Red, Rejoice, Relatives, Relaxation, Republic, Reputation, Responsibility, Restful, Reverence, Rights, Rituals
    S)Sacrifices, Safety, Service, Sharing, Shrine, Slogan, Soldier, Solemn, Special, Stars, States, Storyteller, Streamers, Stripes, Stroll, Stunning, Summer, Super-patriot, Support, Symbol, Symbolism
    T)Territory, Toasting, Traditions, Tribute, Truths
    U)Unbelievable, Unify, Union, Unite, United States, Universal
    V)Valiant, Valor, Values, Veteran, Victory, Views, Vision, Visionary, Vital
    W)Wave, Waving, Welfare, Whistle, White, Widespread, Willingness, Wisdom
    Y)Yearn, Yelling
    Z)Zeal, Zest
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