English Vocabulary Words With Meaning: the Oxford 3000: Words Starting With J - Free English Lesson

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Section 10: Words Starting with J. jacket. j . a . c . k . e . t . jacket. jacket

means a short coat. I have to wear a jacket and tie to work.

jail. j . a . i . l . jail. jail means a correctional institution used to detain persons

who are in the lawful custody of the government. He's been in jail for three months already.

January. j . a . n . u . a . r . y . January. January means the first month of the year;

begins 10 days after the winter solstice. I haven't heard from him since last January.

jealous. j . e . a . l . o . u . s . jealous. jealous means showing extreme cupidity; painfully

desirous of another's advantages. Jealous of his success and covetous of his possessions.

jeans. j . e . a . n . s . jeans. jeans means close-fitting pants of heavy denim for manual

work or casual wear. A faded pair of blue jeans.

jelly. j . e . l . l . y . jelly. jelly means a preserve made of the jelled juice of fruit.

A raspberry jelly. jewelry. j . e . w . e . l . r . y . jewelry.

jewelry means an adornment made of precious metals and set with gems. She wears a lot

of gold jewelry. job. j . o . b . job. job means the principal

activity in your life that you do to earn money. He gave it up as a bad job.

join. j . o . i . n . join. join means become part of; become a member of a group or organization.

He joined the Communist Party as a young man. joint. j . o . i . n . t . joint. joint means

united or combined. A joint session of Congress. jointly. j . o . i . n . t . l . y . jointly.

jointly means in collaboration or cooperation. This paper was written jointly.

joke. j . o . k . e . joke. joke means a humorous anecdote or remark intended to provoke laughter.

He laughed unpleasantly at his own joke. journalist. j . o . u . r . n . a . l . i

. s . t . journalist. journalist means a writer for newspapers and magazines. A well-known

journalist and broadcaster. journey. j . o . u . r . n . e . y . journey.

journey means the act of traveling from one place to another. We broke our journey in

Madrid. joy. j . o . y . . joy. joy means the emotion

of great happiness. The game was a joy to watch.

judge. j . u . d . g . e . judge. judge means a public official authorized to decide questions

brought before a court of justice. The judge sentenced him to five years in prison.

judgment. j . u . d . g . m . e . n . t . judgment. judgment means an opinion formed by judging

something. He was reluctant to make his judgment known.

juice. j . u . i . c . e . juice. juice means the liquid part that can be extracted from

plant or animal tissue. Two orange juices, please.

july. j . u . l . y . july. july means the month following June and preceding August.

Laura came over to England last July. jump. j . u . m . p . jump. jump means move

forward by leaps and bounds. Can you jump over the fence?

june. j . u . n . e . june. june means the month following May and preceding July. I

finished school last June. junior. j . u . n . i . o . r . junior. junior

means younger; lower in rank; shorter in length of tenure or service. The junior class.

jury. j . u . r . y . jury. jury means a body of citizens sworn to give a true verdict according

to the evidence presented in a court of law. Members of the jury .

just. j . u . s . t . just. just means and nothing more. Indicating exactness or preciseness.

It was just as he said-The jewel was gone. justice. j . u . s . t . i . c . e . justice.

justice means the quality of being just or fair. Laws based on the principles of justice

. justify. j . u . s . t . i . f . y . justify.

justify means show to be reasonable or provide adequate ground for. The end justifies the

means. justified. j . u . s . t . i . f . i . e . d

. justified. justified means having words so spaced that lines have straight even margins.

His fears proved justified. Thanks for watching! This is all for section

10: Words starting with J. You can move on to section 11 : Words starting with K. We'll

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