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

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Section 11: Words Starting with K. k. k . k. k is the eleventh letter of the

English alphabet. It is also a written abbreviation of kilometre or kilometres. A metric unit

of length equal to 1000 meters (or 0.621371 miles). About twenty kilometres from the border.

keen. k . e . e . n . keen. keen means having or demonstrating ability to recognize or draw

fine distinctions. An keen observer of politics and politicians.

keen on. keen on. keen on means wanting to do something or wanting something to happen

very much. I wasn't too keen on going to the party.

keep. k . e . e . p . keep. keep means keep in a certain state, position, or activity.

The students keep me on my toes. key. k . e . y . key. key means metal device

shaped in such a way that when it is inserted into the appropriate lock the lock's mechanism

can be rotated. There's a special key for winding up this clock.

keyboard. k . e . y . b . o . a . r . d . keyboard. keyboard means device consisting of a set

of keys on a piano or organ or typewriter or typesetting machine or computer or the

like. A computer keyboard. kick. k . i . c . k . kick. kick means strike

with the foot. The boy kicked the dog. kid. k . i . d . kid. kid means a young person

of either sex. They're just kids. kill. k . i . l . l . kill. kill means cause

to die; put to death, usually intentionally or knowingly. This man killed several people

when he tried to rob a bank. killing. k . i . l . l . i . n . g . killing.

killing means an event that causes someone to die. A series of gangland killings.

kilogram. k . i . l . o . g . r . a . m . kilogram. kilogram means one thousand grams; the basic

unit of mass adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites. A kilogram is approximately 2.2

pounds. kilometer. k . i . l . o . m . e . t . e . r

. kilometer. kilometer means a metric unit of length equal to 1000 meters. The fire destroyed

some 40,000 square kilometres of forest. kind. k . i . n . d . kind. kind means a category

of things distinguished by some common characteristic or quality. What kinds of desserts are there?

kindly. k . i . n . d . l . y . kindly. kindly means showing or motivated by sympathy and

understanding and generosity. He has kindly agreed to let us use his barn for the dance.

unkind. u . n . k . i . n . d . unkind. unkind means lacking kindness. A thoughtless and

unkind remark. kindness. k . i . n . d . n . e . s . s . kindness.

kindness means the quality of being warmhearted and considerate and humane and sympathetic.

I can never repay your many kindnesses to me.

king. k . i . n . g . king. king means a male sovereign; ruler of a kingdom. The kings and

queens of England . kiss. k . i . s . s . kiss. kiss means touch

with the lips or press the lips as an expression of love, greeting, etc. The newly married

couple kissed. kitchne. k . i . t . c . h . n . e . kitchne.

kitchne means a room equipped for preparing meals. She's in the kitchen.

km. k . m . km. km means km is a written abbreviation for kilometre. The fire destroyed some 40,000

square kilometres of forest. knee. k . n . e . e . knee. knee means hinge

joint in the human leg connecting the tibia and fibula with the femur and protected in

front by the patella. I grazed my knee when I fell.

knife. k . n . i . f . e . knife. knife means edge tool used as a cutting instrument; has

a pointed blade with a sharp edge and a handle. Rifles exploded quick knives of fire into

the dark. knock. k . n . o . c . k . knock. knock means

deliver a sharp blow or push. rap with the knuckles. Knock on the door.

knot. k . n . o . t . knot. knot means a tight cluster of people or things. A small knot

of women listened to his sermon. know. k . n . o . w . know. know means be

cognizant or aware of a fact or a specific piece of information. I want to know who is

winning the game! unknown. u . n . k . n . o . w . n . unknown.

unknown means an unknown and unexplored region. They came like angels out the unknown.

well known. well known. well known means widely or fully known. A politician who is well known.

knowledge. k . n . o . w . l . e . d . g . e . knowledge. knowledge means the psychological

result of perception and learning and reasoning. He has a wide knowledge of painting and music.

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