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journey a long trip from one place to another. [2 definitions]
joust a real or pretend fight between two knights on horseback. Each knight tries to knock the other off his horse with a lance. [2 definitions]
jovial very cheerful, friendly, and merry; jolly.
jowl2 skin or flesh that hangs down from the lower jaw.
joy a great feeling of happiness or pleasure; delight. [2 definitions]
joyful feeling, showing, or causing great happiness; glad; happy.
joyous full of joy; happy.
joystick (informal) the control stick for an airplane, computer, or game.
jubilant having or showing great joy; having a happy feeling of success.
Judaism the religion of the Jewish people. It is based on the belief in one God and on two holy books, the Old Testament of the Bible and the Talmud.
judge a person trained to hear and decide cases brought before a court of law. [6 definitions]
judgment an opinion formed after carefully studying all of the information. [2 definitions]
judicial having to do with judges, law courts, or their activities. [2 definitions]
judo a sport or way of fighting without weapons. Judo does not allow blows or throws that harm.
jug a container for holding liquids. A jug usually has a handle and a narrow spout or opening. [2 definitions]
juggernaut any large, powerful force, group, or object that can overcome or crush anything around it. [2 definitions]
juggle to keep in motion in the air while tossing and catching. [3 definitions]
juice the natural liquid from plants or meats. The liquid from fruits is used for drinking.
juicy having a great amount of juice.
jukebox a machine that holds many different records or CDs and plays music when money is put in. By pushing a button, the song that is chosen will play.
July the seventh month of the year. July has thirty-one days.