Russian language vocabulary for grade 10

Russian language school program vocabulary list for grade 10 with the words emphasized and interpreted. Take the online Vocabulary Trainer audio test to check your skills, and to memorize spelling through play. Practice regularly to memorize, and to spell vocabulary words correctly.

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абажу́р

A decorative covering around an electric light that reduces its brightness or controls where it shines

аббревиату́ра

A short form of a word or phrase

абстра́ктный

Existing as an idea, feeling, or quality, not as a material object

авто́граф

A signature (= your name written by yourself), especially of a famous person

автостра́да

A dual-carriageway main road, especially one with controlled access.

адеква́тный

Enough or satisfactory for a particular purpose

адъю́нкт

A person who is another's assistant or subordinate.

ажиота́ж

Extravagant or intensive publicity or promotion.

а́йсберг

A very large mass of ice that floats in the sea

акклиматиза́ция

аккомпаниа́тор

Someone who plays an instrument such as the piano or guitar while someone else sings or plays the main tune

акко́рд

Three or more musical notes played at the same time

аккордео́н

A box-shaped musical instrument consisting of a folded central part with a keyboard, played by pushing the two ends towards each other

актуа́льный

Connected with what is happening or being discussed

аллитера́ция

The use, especially in poetry, of the same sound or sounds, especially consonants, at the beginning of several words that are close together

альбатро́с

A large white bird with long, strong wings that lives near the sea, found especially in the areas of the Pacific and South Atlantic oceans

альмана́х

A book published every year that includes information for that year such as important days, times of the sun rising and going down, or changes in the moon

альтернати́ва

One of two or more available possibilities.

альфа-лучи́

амплиту́да

The maximum extent of a vibration or oscillation, measured from the position of equilibrium.